Singapore, September 14, 2020 – Anne
Chow, CEO, AT&T Business; Huey Tyng Ooi, Managing Director, Head of
GrabPay, Grab; Brenda Harvey, General Manager, IBM Asia Pacific; Vikram Sinha,
COO, Indosat Ooredoo; ST Liew, VP & President, Taiwan & SEA, Qualcomm;
Bicky Bhangu, President – Southeast Asia, Pacific and South Korea, Rolls Royce;
Martin Huang, MD Southeast Asia, SenseTime; will headline this year’s
ConnecTechAsia Virtual Conference, held from 29 September to 1 October 2020.
Featuring over 220 speakers and more
than 200 sessions, the conference will cover all the latest trends within the
Telecom, Media and Technology (TMT) space. Daily ConnecTechAsia Headliners and
individual tracks for BroadcastAsia, CommunicAsia, SatelliteAsia and TechXLR8
Asia are also available.
Daily ConnecTechAsia headliner sessions
will address three broad tech themes:
Day one: Resilient Future in Asia Through Tech,
discusses how regional government and tech leaders can use next-generation
technologies to address critical needs and solve problems in this current
pandemic to build a stronger more resilient future.
Day two: Enterprise Outlook: Tech Reality Check,
covers emerging technologies and strategies enterprises should focus on, such
as the developments of advancements in analytics through automation,
distributed cloud systems, bridging the gap between data storage and
computation and data-driven policing.
Day three: Tech for Good: Using Technology to
Improve Well-Being, will deep dive into the potential technology has in helping
society achieve better well-being, and improve the quality of life for the less
privileged. It will examine how technology like artificial intelligence (AI),
Internet of Things (IoT), augmented reality, robotics, connectivity and digital
fabrication can provide a greater good to society.
The CommunicAsia conference brings
together Asia’s telcos to shine the spotlight on the latest telecommunications
developments in the region. Key executives from AIS, Axiata Group, DTAC,
Huawei, NTT Docomo, Ooredo Group, Optus, PCCW, PTCL, Reliance Jio, SK Telecom,
Spark New Zealand, Telkom Indonesia and others will share their insights on the
digital transformation of telcos, industries and communities in the era of 5G,
monetising and delivering consumer 5G products and services, and technologies
including virtualisations, cloud, automation and edge computing.
At the BroadcastAsia conference,
delegates can participate in discussions around the future of broadcasting
technologies, and how media companies can harness tech such as 5G, AI, cloud
and virtualisation to thrive in this media revolution. The conference,
featuring speakers from Sony Pictures Networks, Star TV Network, NHK and
Viddsee, will also table strategies to navigate the new world of content
consumption, revenues and advertising – from the latest hybrid TV and pay TV
platforms to the best approach for building streaming services to engage
consumers and compete in the future media ecosystem.
The new SatelliteAsia conference will
bring together industry experts from ABS, AsiaSat, Gilat, KT Sat, Hughes
Network System, MEASAT operators, SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation to address the
satellite communications market in Asia as well as satellite’s role in the
rollout 5G and video distribution.
TechXLR8 Asia, now in its fourth year,
will be held as part of ConnecTechAsia for the first time. Comprising IoT World
Asia and the AI Summit, the conference focuses on various facets of AI, IoT,
Blockchain and AR/VR, their applications for various vertical industries, and
how will they drive the economy to the next level of digital transformation.
The conference will bring together innovation leaders from enterprises
including, Bank of Singapore, CIMB Bank, Daimler Trucks Asia, DB Schenker, DHL,
Facebook, Rolls Royce, SPTel, TCL Capital and Visa, among others.
The inaugural Asian editions of
accelerateHER and Elevating Founders, will also draw top professionals from
around the world to provide insight on progressive diversity and inclusion
within the tech sector and the ever-challenging world of start-ups.
accelerateHER is a global events series
and network bringing together a highly curated group of exceptional
entrepreneurs, CEOs and global thought leaders in an environment conducive to
catalytic discussion and collaboration. accelerateHER comes to ConnecTechAsia
for the very first time to deliver content-rich, high impact panel discussions
and fire-side chats featuring the women leaders and technology pioneers
building and driving Asia’s most awe-inspiring companies. Some of the top
speakers include Ankiti Bose, Co-Founder & CEO, Zilingo; Huey Tyng Ooi,
Managing Director, GrabPay; Natalie Black, HM Trade Commissioner for Asia
Pacific, Department for International Trade.
Elevating Founders Asia is the flagship
start-up event of ConnecTechAsia. Across three days, the event features
keynotes with established start-ups and venture capitalists and pitchoffs by
high potential Seed and Series A tech start-ups for healthTech, FinTech,
PropTech, Smart Cities, EdTech, RetailTech and AgriTech.
Mr Ivan Ferrari, Event Director, Tech,
Media & Entertainment Events, Informa Markets, who spearheads
ConnecTechAsia said, “Going fully virtual this year has enabled us to bring
together a stellar cast of speakers to share insights on how to leverage
technology to navigate this pandemic and set up enterprises, cities and
societies for a digitally-ready future. Through these trying times, we seek to
provide a platform where enterprises can find solutions and strategies to
future proof and build resilient businesses for now and beyond.”
With more than 10,000 attendees expected
to connect to the virtual event, ConnecTechAsia2020 is one of the most
anticipated tech events happening this year. After the event, ConnecTechAsia
will become a 24/7, 365-day interactive marketplace, allowing exhibitors and
buyers to continue to connect and communicate on the same platform.
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