Featuring over 220 speakers and more than 200 sessions, the virtual conference will cover the latest trends within the telecom, media and technology sector.
ConnecTechAsia, which will be held from September 29 to October 1, has announced headliners and themes for the virtual conference. Featuring over 220 speakers and more than 200 sessions, the conference will host speakers including 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 of Southeast Asia, Pacific and South Korea, Rolls Royce; and Martin Huang, MD Southeast Asia, SenseTime.
The conference will cover the latest trends within the telecom, media and technology sector. The Daily ConnecTechAsia headliner sessions will address three broad tech themes, namely ‘Resilient Future in Asia Through Tech’, ‘Enterprise Outlook: Tech Reality Check’ and ‘Tech for Good: Using Technology to Improve Well-Being’.
The CommunicAsia conference brings together Asia’s telcos to throw 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.
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 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; and Natalie Black, HM Trade Commissioner for the 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 pitch offs by high potential Seed and Series A tech start-ups for healthTech, FinTech, PropTech, Smart Cities, EdTech, RetailTech and AgriTech.
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.”
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.