May 2018


The ConnecTechAsia Summit this year centres on Digital Business Transformation, covering the hottest trends across ICT, broadcasting industries and enterprises to enable a digitalised future. The three-day summit comprises three tracks – NetworkComms, BroadcastMedia and EmergingTech – that will drive business growth and sustainability.

5G, Network Virtualisation, Satellite Communications and Network Slicing will be the main topics in the NetworkComms track, while The Future of Television, Monetisation Strategies, Social Video, IP Broadcasting, 4K, AI and Immersive technologies for broadcasting will feature in the BroadcastMedia track. Topics of the EmergingTech track will include: Artificial Intelligence/ Machine Learning, Blockchain Technology, Cybersecurity, IoT, Data Analytics, Seamless Commerce/Digital Payments, Connected Industries, IoT, Augmented, Virtual and Mixed Reality, and Smart Cities.

Key speakers include:

 Professor Howard Michel, CTO, UBTech

 Jassem Nasser, Chief Strategy Officer, Thuraya Telecommunications Company

 Geert Warlop, Chief Operating Officer, TrueMoney International

 Rene Werner, Chief Customer Service & Customer Experience Officer, Celcom Axiata Berhad

 Leah Camilla R. Besa-Jimenez, Chief Data Privacy Officer, PLDT

 Ian Yip, Chief Technology Officer - Asia Pacific, McAfee

 Arvind Mathur, Chief Information Technology Officer, Prudential Assurance

 Bill Chang, Chief Executive Officer - Group Enterprise, Singtel

 Parminder Singh, Chief Commercial and Digital Officer, Mediacorp

 Sanjay Aurora, Managing Director - Asia Pacific, Darktrace

“Presenting a holistic ecosystem of digital convergence and a platform for the discovery and understanding of new frontiers of innovation to elevate the global standing of Asian business and governments sits at the heart of what ConnecTechAsia stands for,” adds Mr Wong. “Continuing the 40 year legacy of CommunicAsia and BroadcastAsia, the new ConnecTechAsia will continue to serve Asia as we embark on the journey of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.”

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Rebecca Peel, Proactive PR
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