DAY 1 [ 04 . 12 . 19 ]

8.00 AM

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REGISTRATION AND COFFEE

9.00 AM

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WELCOME AND OFFICIATING ADDRESS BY CHAIRMAN

9.30 AM

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THE FUTURE OF CX JOURNEY

Digitalising Business Models to Remain Relevant to Consumers

Embarking on new digital journeys to remain relevant and smart to consumers, diversifying strategic services and disruptive dynamics, and constantly aware of changing customers’ needs, wants and desires, keep exploring various relevant technologies to be in the game.

Ajay Mohan
Director Of Marketing For Asia Pacific & Japan, Intel Corporation

10.00 AM

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THE FUTURE OF BLOCKCHAIN

Investing in Blockchain: Turning Virtual Goods Into New Assets
Unlike the well-established field of physical collectibles, the digital collecting market is still in its infancy as digital collectibles have not been permanent, unique, or scarce, thus they struggled to accrue value. Thanks to blockchain technology, especially non-fungible tokens, the uniqueness, scarcity, and authenticity of a digital collectible can now be guaranteed. Blockchain also enables true digital ownership of virtual goods in perpetuity; the holder will own a digital product for life even if it’s company, provider or operator closes. Genuine digital ownership will drive significant demands for virtual goods and help grow a significant new market for them.

Yat Siu
CEO & Founder, Outblaze and Animocabrands, Famed Tech Entrepreneur

10.45 AM

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SMART DIALOGUE #1

Creating an Agile, Efficient and Empowered Organisation
Dive deep into the different transformation perspectives across various industries, and uncover hidden tensions or gaps within the different types of approach which hinder progress:
• Blending digital technologies and culture into a harmonized formula
• Building a culture of collaborative innovation: how to work effectively with young and dynamic companies
• Overcoming the burden of legacy IT and emphasising on long range goals
• Creating your own in-house lab or go for accelerators and incubators?
• Fostering equality to empower innovation

Moderators:
Lt. General Sudhir Sharma
Former Quarter Master General, Indian Army Advisor, Enterprise Asia


Dialoguers:
Ken Ding, Head of Product Innovation, Samsung Electronics
Jing Jiang, Director of Innovation, Haier Singapore Innovation Center
Michael Lints, Partner, Golden Gate Ventures
Dr. Ken Hudson, Founder, Ideasblitz, Keynote Speaker, Trainer, Author and International creativity Consultant

11.15 AM

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NETWORKING BREAK

11.30 AM

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THE FUTURE OF BUSINESS MODELS

Inventing the Future: Invent Your own Growth Agenda
We often hear about innovative business models, and business models that are innovative depend on selective and carefully thought-out growth agenda. How is it linked to strategy and does companies define the future with innovative business models? We will explore the traits of effective business model transformation and learn why do even the best business models fail, and how is the experience economy changing everything?

Koert Breebaart
Vice President, Experience Management Engineering, SAP Asia Pte Ltd

12.00 PM

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THE BIG AGE

Pushing Big Data and Analytics To Work
How will AI and Advanced Analytics impact the world in the next decade, and for your digital models. Explore the vision of AI and advanced analytics in your organisation to drive lasting business impact. Developing data and AI savvy teams to redefine infrastructure and make better decisions utilising data science and analytics to transform and upscale your company.

Celine Le Cotonnec
Chief Data Officer, AXA Asia

12.30 PM

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THE FUTURE OF STARTUP ECOSYSTEM

Reinventing Education: The Role of Universities in Innovation and Start-ups

Professor Natcha Thawesaengskulthai
Ph.D., Vice President For Innovation And New Development, Chulalongkorn University

12.50 PM

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SUCCESS STORY #1

1.00 PM

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NETWORKING LUNCH

2.15 PM

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THE FUTURE OF PARTNERSHIPS

The Future of Innovation Is Collaboration
As nearly all innovation today requires collaboration across boundaries and outside the walls of one firm, the evolution of collaboration becomes relevant and important to all innovators. The nature of collaboration is changing under these 3 mega trends:
- the gig economy
- the shift of trade and consumption from West to East
- the geopolitical shift towards protectionism in the West and globalism in the East

Martin Daffner
Founder, Innobrix, Innovation Architect, Corporate Innovation Coach

2.45 PM

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SMART DIALOGUE #2

Human Intelligence vs Artificial Intelligence
• The future technologies that changes everything and create unparalleled opportunities
• Can AI drive customer loyalty?
• Breakthroughs that improves quality of life vs quantity of life
• The future of innovations: can we help people, create meaningful connections, make people happier and live more fulfilling lives?

Dialoguers:
Dr. Bert Grobben, Founder and CEO, Budding Innovations
Steve McGrath, Senior Vice President, Managing Director, APAC, Mach49
Professor Nadia Magnenat Thalmann, Director Of Institute For Media Innovation, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Ivan Ng, Chief Technology Officer, CDL

3.30 PM

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CITIES OF THE FUTURE

Developing the City of Dreams
Key trends and fundamentals that create a great and liveable city. Smart cities technologies and interventions that shape urban infrastructure, housing and sustainable living. Another spotlight in making cities smarter is shifting towards engagement between businesses, governments and community to provide better quality of life and improved city services.

Helen Lam
Head of Innovation and Head of Development Practices, Asia Lendlease

3.50 PM

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STORY OF TALENT

How can your organisation become the workplace of the future?
Many trends are reshaping the workforce, from AI and automation to the Gig Economy. Aspirations are also on the move, with purpose, health and a balanced lifestyle in the spotlight. How can your organisation develop a culture and strategy to thrive in these changes?

Anna Simpson
Director and Chief Innovation Coach, Flux Compass

4.15 PM

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CLOSING AND NETWORKING TEA

DAY 2 [ 05 . 12 . 19 ]

9.00 AM - 4.00 PM

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INNOVATION WORKSHOP

UNLOCKING INNOVATION FROM WITHIN
Radical breakthroughs and endless pursuits of growth are essential to the future success for businesses, and this requires unlocking new mindsets and cultural adjustments from within. Explore key concepts and tools to drive innovation inside from inside the organisation, creating new businesses through intrapreneurship, developing innovation initiatives, meaningful structural adjustments to bring innovative ideas to life.
• Cultivate a mindset for innovation
• Build a culture of innovation
• Bringing people together to collaborate closely to bring pilot ideas to market validation
• Explore tools to unlock internal innovation
• Accelerate creative ideas from incubation to profitable sustainable business models
• Tweak organizational design to cultivate fearless creativity

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