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About ASEAN Conference 2018

As technological innovation and the digital economy become increasingly crucial in driving a connected ASEAN, it is essential to learn how global leaders are harnessing disruptive technologies to move forward. The ASEAN Conference 2018: Shaping ASEAN’s Future brings together prominent business representatives to share their insights and strategies on technological and digital innovation in ASEAN. Join us to discover how to evaluate and embrace the digital evolution for your business growth.

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Programme

Time
8.00am
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Registration and Breakfast Networking

Time
9.00am
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Welcome Remarks
By Mr S.S. Teo, Chairman, Singapore Business Federation

Time
9.05am
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Opening Address
By Mr Wee Ee Cheong, Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, United Overseas Bank (UOB) 

Time
9.15am
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ASEAN Opportunities
By Mr Png Cheong Boon, Chief Executive Officer, Enterprise Singapore

Time
9.30am
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Humanising Technology
By Prof Subra Suresh, President, Nanyang Technological University Singapore

Moderator:
Mr Chia Kim Huat, Regional Head, Corporate and Transactional Practice, Rajah & Tann

Time
10.15am
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Networking Tea Break

Time
10.45am
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In Conversation with Minister Heng Swee Keat
By Guest-of-Honour Mr Heng Swee Keat, Minister for Finance, Republic of Singapore

Moderator:
Mr Han Fook Kwang, Editor-at-large, The Straits Times

Time
11.45am
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Go Southeast Asia (SEA) Awards Ceremony

Time
12.00pm
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Panel Discussion 1:
Powering ASEAN's Future Through Innovation

Synopsis:
What does a SMART ASEAN look like and how do we develop SMART infrastructure and SMART talent to achieve it? Panelists speak about adopting new strategies and innovation into their business models to tap onto opportunities in ASEAN and share what they are doing in order to be future ready.

Speakers:

  1. Mr Peter Cho, Head of Digital Transformation, The Boston Consulting Group
  2. Mr Srikiran Raghavan, Head of APAC Facebook Marketing Partners Program, Facebook
  3. Ms Poh Li San, Vice President, Changi Airport Group
  4. Dr Yasushi Harada, Head, Global Center for Social Innovation – APAC, Hitachi, Ltd


Moderator:
Mr Jimmy Koh, Managing Director and Head of Business Insights and Analytics, Group Wholesale Banking, UOB

Time
1.00pm
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Networking Lunch

Time
2.00pm
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Redefining SMART
By Mr John Wu Jiong, Founder and Chairman, FengHe Group (Former CTO of Alibaba)

Time
3.00pm
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Panel Discussion 2:
SMART Business

Behavioural Insights of Chinese travellers
By Mr Vincent Ling, Deputy General Manager, UnionPay International Southeast Asia

Synopsis:
What is the role of new generation platform service providers and how can they help SMEs to tap into growing ASEAN opportunities? Panelists touch on how they enable financing, trade and payment flows and the power of data mining in strategic planning.

Speakers

  1. Mr Choo Kee Siong, Managing Director and Head of Enterprise Banking, Group Commercial Banking, UOB
  2. Mr Krishna Kumar Singhania, Founder, AgroGo
  3. Mr Saw Ken Wye, Chief Executive Officer, CrimsonLogic
  4. Mr Teo Ser Luck, Chairman, Nufin Data Pte Ltd
  5. Mr Vincent Ling, Deputy General Manager, UnionPay International Southeast Asia

Moderator:
Mr Felix Tan, Managing Director, The Finlab

Time
4.00pm
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Networking Session

Time
5.00pm
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End of Conference

*Conference programme may be subject to unforeseen change(s).

Speakers

Guest of Honour and our Featured Speakers
Mr. SS Teo

Mr. SS Teo

Chairman, Singapore Business Federation


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Mr. Wee Ee Cheong

Mr. Wee Ee Cheong

Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
United Overseas Bank (UOB)


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Mr. Png Cheong Boon

Mr. Png Cheong Boon

Chief Executive Officer, Enterprise Singapore


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Prof Subra Suresh

Prof Subra Suresh

President, Nanyang Technological University Singapore


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Mr Chia Kim Huat

Mr. Chia Kim Huat

Regional Head, Corporate and Transactional Group, Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP


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Minister Heng Swee Keat

Mr. Heng Swee Keat

Minister for Finance, Republic of Singapore


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Mr Han Fook Kwang

Mr. Han Fook Kwang

Editor-at-large, The Straits Times


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Mr Peter Cho

Mr Peter Cho

Head of Digital Transformation, The Boston Consulting Group


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Mr Srikiran Raghavan

Mr Srikiran Raghavan

Head of APAC Facebook Marketing Partners Program, Facebook


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Ms Poh Li San

Ms Poh Li San

Vice President, Changi Airport Group


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Dr Yasushi Harada

Dr Yasushi Harada

Head, Global Center for Social Innovation – APAC, Hitachi, Ltd.
Chief Technology Officer, Hitachi Asia Ltd.
Chief Technology Officer, Hitachi India Pvt. Ltd.


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Mr Jimmy Koh

Mr Jimmy Koh

Managing Director
Group Wholesale Banking/ Sector Solutions Group
Business Insights and Analytics


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Mr Heng Swee Keat

Mr John Wu Jiong

Founder and Chairman, FengHe Group (Former CTO of Alibaba)


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Mr Choo Kee Siong

Mr. Choo Kee Siong

Managing Director and Head of Enterprise Banking, Group Commercial Banking, UOB


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Mr. Krishna Kumar Singhania

Mr. Krishna Kumar Singhania

Founder, AgroGo


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Mr Teo Ser Luck

Mr. Teo Ser Luck

Chairman, Nufin Data Pte Ltd


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Mr Vincent Ling

Mr. Vincent Ling

Deputy General Manager, Union Pay International Southeast Asia


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Mr Felix Tan

Mr. Felix Tan

Managing Director of The FinLab


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Ms Jill Neubronner

Ms Jill Neubronner

 


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Partners

  • Rajah & Tann Singapore

    Rajah & Tann Singapore

  • RSM Singapore

    RSM Singapore

  • Singapore Business Federation

    Singapore Business Federation

  • United Overseas Bank (UOB)

    United Overseas Bank (UOB)

Venue and Details

Date:
3 May 2018
Venue:
Marina Bay Sands, Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Heliconia Ballroom Level 3
Time:
8am – 5pm

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