Convergence 005 Singapore Program

This Programme represents the most up-to-date schedule for Convergence | SWITCH.

Convergence:
Halls D & E, Stage B (Downstairs in the Convention Centre)

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8:00 - 9:00am Registration  
9.30-10:30am SWITCH Opening Ceremony with Guest of Honour: Mr Heng Swee Keat, Minister of Finance, Singapore  
10:45-10:50am Opening Address by Convergence Guest of Honour: H.E. Bruce Gosper, Australian High Commissioner to Singapore  
10:50-11:05am Olof Schybergson, Co-Founder and CEO, FJORD – Accenture Interactive (New York) "Voice UI: Communication disrupted and reinvented"
11:05-11:20am Bidyut Dumra, Executive Director / Head of Ecosystems, DBS Bank The lastest finance Technology & Innovation - FinTech, Blockchain, AI and Robotics
11:20-11:35am Steve Walls, Chief Strategy Officer, Saatchi & Saatchi, Leo Burnett, Publicis “The impact of Data, AI and Immersive Brands and Consumers”
11:40-11:55am Sami Kizilbash, Developer Relations, South & Southeast Asia, Google “Introducing ARCore: Augmented Reality at Android Scale”
11:55-12:30pm Panel Discussion:
"Driving Business Advantage With The Latest Emerging Technology & Innovation"

Moderator: Kelly-Ann Denton

Panelists:

- Dave Lim, TEDx Singapore, Leadership team, Singularity U Singapore Chapter
- Pradeep Khanna, CEO, Global Mindset (GM), Executive Chairman Global VRAR Association (Australia / India)
- David Guerineau, Global Solutions, Telco Business Unit, SAP
- Peter Leihn, Commercial Director, Data61 (Australia)

12:30-1:00pm Lunch break Refreshments
1pm-1:15pm Bay McLaughlin - COO & Co-Founder, Brinc.io - IoT Accelerator (Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, London, and Bahrain) “IoT - Why It Matters?”
1:15-1:30pm Mandy Nichols, Fashion & Film Costume (movies inc. Mad Max, Alien Promethus, Gods of Egypt, etc), Australia 3D Printing and Wearable Technology for fashion and costume
1:30-1:45pm Jared Simcox, General Manager, Australia, Scoot Airlines "How AI, VR and AR are broadening the business landscape – from discovery to journey"
1:45-2:00pm Shaun Ray, Head of Architecture ASEAN, Amazon Web Services, AI, IoT, Blockchain, FinTech “Amazon Robots”
2:10-2:20pm Ben Moir, Director, Snepo FabLab & WearableX, Australia & New York Wearable Technology, 3D Printing and FabLabs
2:20-3:50pm Lawrence Crumpton, HoloLens & Mixed Reality, AsiaMicrosoft (USA / Australia) Hollolens and Mixed Reality, what's comign from Microsoft
3:05-3:20pm Ian Myles, CEO, area 51 (UK, USA) - IoT, AI, blockchain
“When it's all connecting, who is taking care of the USER”
3:25-3:40pm Tobias Neffle - Regional Product Manager, Bosch (Germany) "Industrialized AR Solutions powered by Bosch CAP"
3:45-4:00pm Murray Bruce, Director, APAC Watson Platform Lead, IBM Watson, the IoT and AI Business Technology Platform
4:00-4:20pm Dr. Adrian Kaehler, Founder Deep Learning Group, exVP Magic Leap (Silicon Valley) "Business Impacts from AI, Drones and Robotics"
4:20-4:50pm Robert Scoble, World Leading Technology Author & Entrepreneur (Silicon Valley) "The Fourth Transformation - AR and AI"
4.50-5:20pm Panel Discussion:
"Emerging Tech & Innovation for Media, Marketing & Advertising"

Moderator: Pradeep Khanna

Panelists:
- Darren Woolley, Global CEOTrintyP3 Marketing (UK, Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong)
- Ron Vining, Futurist Marketer, Brand Advisor, CMO & Speaker, Learnami
- Rajeev Bala, CEO, www.Cadenza.tech & Monthlify
- Sonia Gupta, Managing Director, Accenture Strategy

     
6:30-8:30pm VIP Networking Event at the Australian High Commissioners Residence Very limited spaces, register your interest to attend for FREE when you buy your Convergence tcikets
     
Tuesday    
12pm - 2pm “Business Connector Networking”
FREE for all Convergence conference delegates
Working Capital, 140 Robinson Road, Singapore
The "Business Connector" networking sessions where all Convergence conference delegates re-connect with key people, including corporate executive decision makers from a broad selection of industries, investors and technology producers the day after the main conference. With a tour of Working Capitol for businesses interested in using Singapore's premium co-working space. This event is in the stunning Working Capitol co-working space.

Main entry from the non-water side.

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Convergence is equal parts conferencenetworking event and trade show on emerging technology and innovation.

The Conference is for executives from a broad range of industries including: including technology, healthcare, education, property, media, telecommunications, IT, tourism, electronics, marketing, advertising, government, mining, medical, entertainment, automotive, transport, digital, manufacturing and FMCG.

The Convergence combines conference learning on a broad selection of emerging technology, such as Augmented and Mixed Reality, Wearable Technology, the Internet of Things, Robotics, Machine Learning and 3D Printing.

With a Trade Show offers a very rare chance try out some these new technologies from Exhibitors at some of SE Asia's top producers as well as global brands.

And high quality Networking with other executives and industry professionals to grow your peer network, make business connections and hear what is happening across a broad selection of industries and companies. We have set networking sessions, between the conference sessions, that include complimentary canapés and drinks.

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