Summit Programme

Morning Plenaries

Summit Day 1 – 26 June 2018 (Tuesday)
OPENING CEREMONY & MORNING PLENARY

Digital Business Transformation @ Marina Bay Sands
8.00am – Registration and Morning Coffee
Chairman’s Welcome Note
Arrival of Guest-of-Honour and Welcome Address
Visionary Address
Keynote Presentation
CXO Panel: How Digital Transformation is Reshaping the Nex-Gen Business Models and Ecosystem of Tomorrow?
Many industries are jumping onto the bandwagon of digital disruption by harnessing new technologies, innovative capabilities, to accelerate and improve businesses. The continuing digital business evolution is aimed at bridging both physical and digital worlds seamlessly. In this session, the chief experts will discuss and share insights on how they are spearheading their organisation through this transformational journey.

Panellists:
Steve Leonard, CEO, SGInnovate

Digitalising with Satellite: Addressing Disruption and the Future Mass Market

CEO, Eutelesat

12.00pm – Networking Lunch and Exhibition Viewing
*(BroadcastMedia track attendees proceed to Suntec Singapore for Track Conference after lunch)

Summit Day 2 – 27 June 2018 (Wednesday)
BROADCASTMEDIA MORNING PLENARY @ Suntec Singapore
8.00am – Registration & Morning Coffee
Organiser’s Welcome Note
Chairman’s Welcome Address
Boosting Content Distribution with Vitamin “C” (Consumer)
The emergence of new OTT players alongside mainstream broadcasters has led to a highly competitive television market. With content being key and customers being kings, knowing your audience is the answer to business success going forward. Is combination of delivery via traditional and digital platforms a better fit the needs of today’s consumers?
Thought Leaders Panel: Is Forging Media Alliance Content Piracy a Way Forward?
With the influx of contents available for consumers made available at a “click of a button”, how do all the content providers then prevent them from being pirated or leaked? How do different content creator houses forge alliances with other businesses to prevent piracy?
10.30am – Morning Coffee

Summit Day 2 – 27 June 2018 (Wednesday)
MORNING PLENARY @ Marina Bay Sands
8.00am – Registration & Morning Coffee
Organiser’s Welcome Note
Chairman’s Welcome Address
Opening Keynote:

Reserved for Sponsor

Keynote Presentation: Celcom on Digital Servicing Using Artificial Intelligence
Celcom puts great emphasis on delivering a superior digital experience across all its products and services by moving at the innovation front in digital servicing leading to millions of savings through reduced calls to the contact centre, improvements in customer satisfaction and leadership in social engagement among the telco competitors in Malaysia. During 2018, Celcom will extend the use of artificial intelligence further across a broad pipeline of digital initiatives to automate processes, deepen insights and create automated interactions.

René Werner, Chief Customer Service and Customer Experience Officer, Celcom Axiata Berhad

Cybersecurity Thought Leaders Panel: The Digital Security Divide vs Global Interconnectedness
As we continuously undergo convergence and blur the lines between the digital and physical worlds, many are feeling optimistic but disillusioned about the promises that the Internet will bring. Will this lead to more Internet restriction through centralisation, mass surveillance / fragmentation? How will the media landscape evolve when navigating fact from fiction? Will the increasing security threats and device vulnerabilities undermine technology’s full potential for our future? What are the key ethical considerations should stakeholders prioritise in the deployment of artificial intelligence and future disruptive technologies?

Panellists:
Jerry Chung, Country Manager – Singapore, CDNetworks
Leah Camilla R. Besa-Jimenez, Chief Data Privacy Officer, PLDT

10.30am – Morning Break and Refreshment
Day 1, 26 June 2018
Summit Day 1 – 26 June 2018 (Tuesday)
OPENING CEREMONY & MORNING PLENARY
Digital Business Transformation @ Marina Bay Sands
8.00am – Registration and Morning Coffee
Chairman’s Welcome Note
Arrival of Guest-of-Honour and Welcome Address
Visionary Address
Keynote Presentation
CXO Panel: How Digital Transformation is Reshaping the Nex-Gen Business Models and Ecosystem of Tomorrow?
Many industries are jumping onto the bandwagon of digital disruption by harnessing new technologies, innovative capabilities, to accelerate and improve businesses. The continuing digital business evolution is aimed at bridging both physical and digital worlds seamlessly. In this session, the chief experts will discuss and share insights on how they are spearheading their organisation through this transformational journey.

Panellists:
Steve Leonard, CEO, SGInnovate

Digitalising with Satellite: Addressing Disruption and the Future Mass Market

CEO, Eutelesat

12.00pm – Networking Lunch and Exhibition Viewing
*(BroadcastMedia track attendees proceed to Suntec Singapore for Track Conference after lunch)

Summit Day 1 – 26 June 2018 (Tuesday)
SATCOMM TRACK @ Marina Bay Sands
1.30pm – Chairman’s Welcome Address
Kevin French, Publisher, talkSatellite
APSCC President’s Opening Note
Gregg Daffner, President, APSCC
Landscape Analysis: The State of APAC’s Satellite Industry
An opening scene setter that analyses the global and regional market conditions, including terrestrial competition, pricing pressures and fill rates of satellite fleets. This session will also touch upon capacity and production, supply vs demand and 2019’s market growth forecast.

Christopher Baugh, President, NSR

DTH Panel: Expanding Satellite Services via Partnerships with OTT Players
OTT players are the new age disruptors in the pay-tv environment and this wave has hit Asia. With consumers demanding greater content, OTT has augmented the entire user experience. As such, how will this alter the dynamics of satellite capacity that DTH operators will buy moving forward? What is the future of Satellite in the media and distribution space? In this session, hear from industry players on how they strategize new collaborations and partnerships to drive this OTT economics, and remain relevant in this space.

Panellists:
Deepak Mathur, Executive Vice President, Global Sales, SES Video
Terry Bleakley, Regional Vice President APAC Sales, Intelsat

5G, Spectrum Wars and the Quest for New Standards
A summary session reviewing the revolutionary approach to spectrum allocation, moving away from the traditional command-and-control process. This session will also cover the current status of spectrum sharing policy, standardisation in 5G using cognitive radio techniques, forward compatibility and unlicensed spectrum utilisation. Catch this session as subject experts address the challenges of spectrum scarcity in hope of business sustainability.
LEOs, MEOS, GEOs…..and Everything In Between
Recent developments in non-geostationary satellite communications have attracted global attention. With recent consolidation between MEO in compliment to GEO portfolio, others are in preparation for LEO constellation rollout. With portfolio realignment for the next-generation services, what do these plans look like and how will this resonate with enterprise clients and consumers? This session will provide answers.

Panellists:
Mark Rigolle, Chief Executive Officer, LeoSat

Moderator: David Hartshorn, Secretary General, GVF

Service Provider Panel: IoT, 5G & ROI
The IoT proliferation is already creating a revolutionary impact on human culture and business. The internet of everything is also reshaping the telecommunications industry and how the network service providers will evolve, in developing new capabilities to create to manage the future IoT ecosystem. In this panel, hear from service provider leaders explore approaches in cellular technologies, device/application management platforms, and vertical specific end-to-end solutions.

Panellists:
Marc Olivier, VP South Asia Pacific, Sigfox
Tim Last, Vice President & GM, M2M Line of Business, Iridium
Craig Malone, EVP – Product Development, OrbComm

Moderator: Jose Del Rosario, Research Director, NSR

5.10pm – Chairman Wrap-up and Closing Remarks
End of Conference Day 1

Summit Day 1 – 26 June 2018 (Tuesday)
EMERGINGTECH TRACK @ Marina Bay Sands

Track Sponsor:
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1.30am – Chairman’s Welcome Address
The Cloud-nations: Cloudification
Smart Cloud Integration: Strategic Transformation with the Modern Switch
The market is entering a second wave for public, private and hybrid cloud services as business are driving this massive shift to differentiate themselves in their industries. Companies undergoing cloud transformation will need to arm themselves with the ability to automate mission-critical business processes for real time decision-making in the cloud to unlock the power of enterprise data and business ROI from an agile, integrated, scalable, and secure platform.

Reserved for CDNetworks

Laying the Foundation: Infusing DevSecOps in the Enterprise
DevOps is imperative for enterprises large and small. Though hard to implement but with today’s rate of cyberattacks and breaches there is no question that security will have to come together. This session will discuss how to partner your security personnel in identifying enterprise level security/risks, to devising the right prioritization of resources to produce consistent and actionable outputs.

Reserved for CDNetworks

Cybersecurity: The Next Frontier
Be a Hard Target: How to Accurately Measure Your Enterprise’s Security Posture
The IoT is a shared ecosystem and operating model that crosses both public and private sectors. This session will dwell into the cyber risk paradigm and security intelligence by starting from shaping an evolving cyber threat risk landscape, managing innovation alongside cyber defense, addressing interoperability challenges to weave in a secure, vigilant and resilient enterprise security net.

Reserved for CDNetworks

Panel Discussion
Cybernauts Arena: Weaponising the IoT for the Digital Warfare

IoT – the new age threat vector is now opening an unlimited attack surface for more sophisticated cyber terror. This brings greater complexity, risk and scale of severity when we are hit by digital war criminals of tomorrow. This session will take a closer look at the latest developments in cyber risks combat, advance threat detection capabilities, and why a robust layered hardware and software protection of network is critical in reaping real value from the future of IoT.

Panellists:
Jack Ow, IP & Technology Partner, RHTLaw Taylor Wessing LLP
Ian Yip, Chief Technology Officer – Asia Pacific, McAfee

Moderator: David Nagrosst, Head of Sales APAC, Cyxtera

Enterprise IoT and Quantum Computing
Driving the Next Frontier of IoT: Harnessing Real Business ROIs with Quantum Computing
Quantum computing is neither a speculative fiction nor a buzzword, and is coming to the marketplace. Although quantum supremacy is likely years away but many are preparing themselves for this era to arrive. Stays tuned to this session and understand how to get an early head start, by understanding the key ingredients to equip your enterprise’s future quantum computing capabilities and lock-in long term business ROIs.
Scaling Up within Enterprise IoT: A Transformational Force
IoT has tremendous potential to transform businesses; however many are unsure how to ride this horse. It is estimated that IoT’s value to organisations could reach $14trillion in the coming decade, and those who succeed in implementing this are poised to gain a competitive advantage in the long term. In this session, get grounded to overcome the key IoT implementations and challenges, to drive cost savings, enhance efficiency and boost productivity.
5.30pm – Chairman Wrap-up and Closing Remarks
End of Conference Day 1

Summit Day 1 – 26 June 2018 (Tuesday)
NETWORKCOMMS TRACK @ Marina Bay Sands
1.30pm – Chairman’s Welcome Address
Market Insights and Forecast: Telcos’ Growth Strategy and New Challenges
The role of CSP is morphing slower than expected amidst the IoT and digitalisation. With the proliferation of data services, OTT applications and mobile penetration operators are challenged to meet core requirements (reliability, scalability, interoperability, standards and security) in today’s softwarised world. This insight session will highlight and discuss regional telco roadblocks, revenue earning opportunities, collaborative partnerships with emerging tech players and how operators should devise differentiating services with unique technologies to co-exist in this connected ecosystem.
Panel Discussion
Disruptors Dialogue: Breaking Free from the Connectivity-Driven Competition

Get into the zone through this dialogue of operators and techno-prenuer where they bring down the competition barrier and wear their partnership hats. Hear how telcos collaborate with disruptors to win the competition through open source projects to go head-to-head against infrastructure providers, and ultimately bringing a fresh perspective and enabling innovation.

Panellists:
Abhishek Gupta, Co-Founder & Director, Circles.Life
Zoran Vasiljev, Chief Strategy Office, Axiata Digital Services

5G Roadmap and Network Slicing
Tackling the Realities of 5G
The communications industry stakeholders are working tirelessly to nurture 5G and design it in hopes to enhance existing services and essentially open new capabilities and efficiencies not possible with today’s networks. Gain first mover advantage from this session on how to maximise existing network assets to innovate new services at a much faster speed and secured network, identify key technical enablers once we go live on 5G, and new partnerships to forge for future business monetisation.
Satellite for 5G: Addressing Capacity Crunch in the New Era of Convergence
The need for satellite and wireless synergizing together is greater than before. Clearing C-band spectrum for terrestrial operators will enable a coordinated 5G rollout. So how will this co-primary terrestrial operations model work? Aside to this, affordability of broad bandwidth is paramount, will it be a market-based or a regulatory model approach for all?
Prioritising 5G Standardisation
5G is being carefully designed and developed with flexibility and scalability to provide a unifying connectivity that will ultimately virtually connect everything. Standardisation is the main hurdle so as to have 5G supporting all spectrum types and bandwidth. This session will outline the progress, update and development on how we will move forward to welcome 5G by 2019-20.
Network Slicing: The Future Network Transformer
Network slicing will be an indispensable technology for future 5G connectivity. But how do you provide a logical yet customised network such that it can be tailored and extend into future undefined services? This session will raise key challenges and where are we at in resource sharing, slice isolation, mobility management, virtualisation mechanism and security policy coordination.
Roundtables Circuit: Network Virtualisation
Session 1:
Trailblazing with Virtualisation: Real Challenges with Enterprise NFV Adoption

Reports show that only less than 15% of enterprises have deployed NFV in their production environment, whereas another 50% are still taking the wait-and-see approach (exploration with vendors). The next questions to ask how we can accumulate operational know-how, refine programmability, flexibility and deploy automation to prepare for the new era of 5G?
Session 2:
Security Challenges in SDN: Securing the Network Perimeter

Disruption and convergence has transformed enterprises into dynamic vehicles for the new age customer. However, an enterprise network is only as secure as its weakest link. In the software defined world, network security is no longer a difficult moving target. Through this session, learn how to develop a robust and secure virtualized network while ensuring business continuity.
Session 3:
Taking SD-WAN to the Next Level: When will Adoption Start to Bring ROI?

The traditional WAN infrastructure is disrupted. With SD-WAN, this emerging solution for networking is aimed at building an agile, scalable and secure platform for service differentiation and it is clear that this extensible strategy creates invaluable future long term benefits. During this session you will learn key considerations and when choosing an SD-WAN solution for your enterprise, new iterations to expect, and security challenges when managing this new technology.

Tim Sullivan, Co-Founder and CEO, Coevolve

5.40pm – Chairman’s Wrap-up and Closing Remarks
End of Conference Day 1

Summit Day 1 – 26 June 2018 (Tuesday)
BROADCASTMEDIA @ Suntec Singapore

(Commercial and Technology Tracks)
1.30pm – Chairman’s Welcome Address
The Future of Television
Keynote Address
How Championing Asian Martial Arts has made ONE Championship the No. 1 global sports media property in Asia
A diverse and dynamic approach to expanding the brand comes through the passion to propagate its true purpose of building Asian martial arts heroes and warriors on the global stage. Unique perspective and insight into sports promotions and martial arts. Concept of inculcating martial arts into business acumen and lifestyle. Growth and re-invigoration or modernization of martial arts in Asia as gateway to new business ventures and partnerships

Chatri Sityodtong, Chairman & CEO, ONE Championship

OTT and TV Everywhere: Market Overview
The way we consume news and entertainment has changed drastically over the past decade, creating both challenges and opportunities for traditional broadcasters and also the OTT players. Where do you see opportunities for growth in the coming years? What should businesses be mindful of and which markets or trends do you see emerging in the sector?
The Digital Transformation in Southeast Asia
This session will dive deep and demonstrate how a terrestrial broadcaster moves through the digital disruption, diversify business revenue stream and create the largest homegrown streaming service.
The Media Revolution in India
A look into the media and technological changes in South Asia and how a unique self-serve, multi-platform distribution and monetization video ecosystem with over few thousands if content owners, creators and brand advertisers grow.

Shabir Momin, Managing Director & Chief Technology Officer, ZengaTV

Executive Panel: Innovate or Risk Out: Strategies for Long Term Success
Broadcasting and media industry is transforming and evolving by leaps and bounds with digital disruption, emergence of new technologies and change of consumer behaviours. How are the industry giants responding to these various changes? In this session, thought leaders will discuss and share how their business model remain relevant yet agile to the rapid change. What disruptive trend will have the greatest impact over the next 10 years?

Panellists:
Chatri Sityodtong, Chairman & CEO, ONE Championship
Shabir Momin, Managing Director & Chief Technology Officer, ZengaTV

5.30pm – Chairman Wrap-up and Closing Remarks
End of Conference Day 1
Day 2, 27 June 2018
Summit Day 2 – 27 June 2018 (Wednesday)
MORNING PLENARY @ Marina Bay Sands
8.00am – Registration & Morning Coffee
Organiser’s Welcome Note
Chairman’s Welcome Address
Opening Address TBA
Keynote Presentation: Celcom on Digital Servicing Using Artificial Intelligence
Celcom puts great emphasis on delivering a superior digital experience across all its products and services by moving at the innovation front in digital servicing leading to millions of savings through reduced calls to the contact centre, improvements in customer satisfaction and leadership in social engagement among the telco competitors in Malaysia. During 2018, Celcom will extend the use of artificial intelligence further across a broad pipeline of digital initiatives to automate processes, deepen insights and create automated interactions.

René Werner, Chief Customer Service and Customer Experience Officer, Celcom Axiata Berhad

Cybersecurity Thought Leaders Panel: The Digital Security Divide vs Global Interconnectedness
As we continuously undergo convergence and blur the lines between the digital and physical worlds, many are feeling optimistic but disillusioned about the promises that the Internet will bring. Will this lead to more Internet restriction through centralisation, mass surveillance / fragmentation? How will the media landscape evolve when navigating fact from fiction? Will the increasing security threats and device vulnerabilities undermine technology’s full potential for our future? What are the key ethical considerations should stakeholders prioritise in the deployment of artificial intelligence and future disruptive technologies?

Panellists:
Jerry Chung, Country Manager – Singapore, CDNetworks
Leah Camilla R. Besa-Jimenez, Chief Data Privacy Officer, PLDT

10.30am – Morning Coffee and Refreshments
Summit Day 2 – 27 JUNE 2018 (Wednesday)
MORNING PLENARY @ Suntec Singapore
8.00am – Registration & Morning Coffee
Organiser’s Welcome Note
Chairman’s Welcome Address
Keynote Address: Boosting Content Distribution with Vitamin “C” (Consumer)
The emergence of new OTT players alongside mainstream broadcasters has led to a highly competitive television market. With content being key and customers being kings, knowing your audience is the answer to business success going forward. Is combination of delivery via traditional and digital platforms a better fit for the needs of today’s consumers?
Thought Leaders Panel: Is Forging Media Alliance Content Piracy a Way Forward?
With the influx of contents available for consumers made available at a “click of a button”, how do all the content providers then prevent them from being pirated or leaked? How do different content creator houses forge alliances with other businesses to prevent piracy?
10.30am – Morning Coffee and Refreshments

Summit Day 2 – 27 June 2018 (Wednesday)
NETWORKCOMMS TRACK @ Marina Bay Sands
11.00am – Chairman’s Welcome Address
New Business Models and Monetisation
Disrupting a Trillion Industry through Digitized Personalization

  • What does personalization in a telco look like
  • Why personalization is the only way forward for your business
  • Digitization = Automation
  • Results: How digitization has created best in class experiences for Circles.Life customers

Abhishek Gupta, Co-Founder & Director, Circles.Life

Panel Discussion: The Future of Mobile Value Added Services to Grow the Digital Business Pie
CSPs are faced with network consolidation in the times of “mass digital clutter”. Carriers are gravely challenged to stay afloat and remain relevant due to the heavy capex outlay amidst high churn rates. What’s the differentiation strategy to play? How are telcos growing their digital business from its legacy models? Why you should take position now and help clients see what’s coming next?

Panellists:
Rene Werner, Chief Customer Service & Customer Experience Officer, Celcom Axiata Berhad
Glenn Mohammed, CEO, Zero Mobile

12.30pm – Networking Lunch and Exhibition Viewing
Gearing Up for the Universe of Things with Network and Platform Convergence
The telco is poised to transform into a hugely compressed infrastructure with the integration of new services to form the IoT. Its main challenges are vast but will need some serous muscle – i.e. to develop a converged platform that is sufficiently functional to support the full weight of the edge. This session will share new business monetisation opportunities from adjacent verticals, and strategic positioning to handle sophisticated networking applications.

Glenn Mohammed, CEO, Zero Mobile

LTE WAN Services for Enterprises: Extending the WAN beyond the Traditional Office

In this session, get your questions answered on these pressing questions:

  • What are the new commercial opportunities presented by LTE WAN access?
  • How to overcome new infrastructure and resources issues when deploying LTE access?
  • How do you create a service value proposition for connecting people, places and things?

Ivan Landen, Chief Wireless Officer, BlueWireless

Pushing Workloads to Public Cloud: A Boon or Bane for Telcos?
Wanting to know how to monetize the flood of data running through your telecom networks? How do you stop focusing on generic cloud services and construct unique areas for a multidevice and multiplatform integrated end-to-end solution? Find out why is public cloud the way forward for telcos to differentiate themselves and improve margin stability.
Network Architecture Agility
How DevOps is Shaping Enterprises and Evolving the Digital Landscape
Many organisations today are looking to adopt DevOps for a more reliable, agile delivery of IT to meet their business goals. Heavily disrupted industries such as financial services, utilities and government agencies are embracing DevOps, which is critical to their success in the digital economy. However, the implementation of DevOps is beyond just buying the right tools. The challenges today include the enterprise’s IT culture, legacy infrastructure and skillsets of the IT team.

Lionel Lim, VP & GM of APJ, Pivotal

Nurturing OSS/BSS of the Future
Traditional telecom operators are facing a dramatic change as the world undergoes digtalisation. It is inevitable that the OSS core system needs an overhaul when telcos move into the cloud. This session will dissect the OSS/BSS systems legacy complexity, reengineering of configurable services and ultimately simplifying them to meet the new demands of customer experience.
4.30pm – Chairman’s Wrap-up and Closing Remarks
End of Conference Day 2

Summit Day 2 – 27 June 2018 (Wednesday)
EMERGINGTECH TRACK @ Marina Bay Sands

Track Sponsor:
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11.00am – Chairman’s Welcome Address
Accelerating with Singularity: AI, ML and RPA
Opening Address: Deep Learning for the Forth Transformation
Deep learning has fueled significant progress in the evolution of AI. But, it is not without its flaws, but comes with complex difficulties and hurdles. In this session we will bring you the challenges of deep learning, and how high-performance computing can further improve deep learning performance for the next transformation.
Panel Discussion: Man vs Machine – Who is the Biased One?
Studies have shown that computers can be biased as well, simply because they learn from us. With bot learning ability, AI can very quickly evolve into negativity if not designed correctly. This discussion will dwell upon the types of data used to train the A.I, where’s it being sourced from and is it ‘full spectrum’ data? Are there concerted efforts to practice core principles (inclusion, diversity, accountability, equality and creativity) when designing an AI?

Panellists:
Jack Ow, IP & Technology Partner, RHTLaw Taylor Wessing LLP
Cat Williams-Treloar, CEO, Humanisation

12.30pm – Networking Lunch and Exhibition Viewing
From Concept To Reality: Integration of RPA Into Digital Transformation Strategy
The advent of the IoT that collects and analyses big data, makes RPA mission-critical tool for businesses today. It is necessary for digital enterprises to focus on RPA in order to enhance ROI, boost execution speed, and improve with future innovation. Learn from this session how to implement RPA by:

  • Audit to identify and prioritise areas that creates inefficiency
  • Choose an RPA tool that is intergratable and supports existing systems for hamonisation
  • Define and set realistic objectives during the entire planning and implementation
Data Science and Data Lakes
Making Cents Out Of Bytes – The Analytics and Intelligence Recipe
Data science is a new trans-disciplinary field that aims to translate data into insight and intelligence for decision making. So the question to all business executives is what is your biggest BI challenge? Learn from this session on how you can monetise your data by:

  1. Looking internally and beyond the business and decide which data to use
  2. Secure the right capabilities to handle analytics
  3. Transform business operations with insights derived
The Future of Big Data: Leveraging on Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics
Gone are the days where we look at descriptive analysis (past data). The rise of predictive and prescriptive analytics platforms from machine learning and artificial intelligence is changing the business equation. This session will harness the beauty of prescriptive analytics, how it foresees the effect decisions taken, to suggestions /adjustments on the decisions made; and finally enhancing the bottom line of course from this process.

Roberto Ramirez Pinson, Retail Risk Regulatory Reporting Global Lead and Data Strategy Expert, Citi

Next Gen Software Defined Data Centres (SDDC): The Future Insights Arsenal
The birth of SDDC is aimed at simplifying data centre management for tomorrow’s future of business. Virtualising everything from routers, switches to servers and storage allows the enterprise to automate its entire IT network and systems with greater agility, flexibility and reliability. Gain insights in this session on how SDDC can detect and adapt to demand spikes, scale automatically when necessary and optimise enterprise performance.
Smart Cities and Connected Industries
Cognitive Cities: The Driver for Digital Economies
In a cognitive era, cities are evolving and ever-changing. It is the power of AI and digital entrepreneurship in cities around the world that builds new ways for cities to work and create services that promotes citizen engagement. Transformative public services and cities’ government management with AI will make a city more intelligent, but how can we integrate them all? How do we interoperate between systems and environments?

Ravinder Singh, President, ST Electronics

Smart Healthcare: Your Mobile Family Physician

Dr Tan Jit Seng, Director / Senior Home Care Physician, Lotus Eldercare Health Services

5.00pm – Chairman Wrap-up and Closing Remarks
End of Conference Day 2

Summit Day 2 – 27 June 2018 (Wednesday)
BROADCASTMEDIA COMMERCIAL @ Suntec Singapore
11.00am – Chairman’s Welcome Address
MONETISATION STRATEGIES
“Go Regional, Think Global” OTT Platform
With the emergence of new and existing OTT players, how can a regional OTT platform differentiate itself and provide consumers with contents that change the game of online ecosystem? A deep dive into how the innovative regional OTT player’s approach to gaining customer subscription and partnerships.
Thought Leaders Panel: The Price War in the OTT battlefield
With many available OTT players in the market, how do they determine the price point for their target audiences and what is the differentiating model? Content discovery?
12.25pm – Networking Lunch and Exhibition Viewing
SOCIAL-VIDEO
Key Case Study:
Having an existing strong engagement with younger audiences, and grab attention (and ad dollars) from other digital platforms and entertainment options.
A Partnership Example Between Social Media Platform and Traditional Broadcaster
Social media platforms are a perfect gateway or tool to reach the younger audiences that broadcasters crave. We see an example of how a broadcaster partner and leverage on the strength of social media for content promotion with the aim of driving viewers back to linear television.
We Want A Piece Of The Pie Too!
More time spent on social media may equate to lesser time spent on television. This session sheds light on how the social media players are stepping up their game to increase audience engagement.
Live Broadcasting via Social Media
Social media platforms have developed the function that allows users to broadcast live videos and increase interactivity amongst users, over the years. How broadcasters see this as an opportunity? And what content should be pushed out?
5.00pm – Chairman’s Wrap-up and Closing Remarks
End of Conference Day 2

Summit Day 2 – 27 June 2018 (Wednesday)
BROADCASTMEDIA TECHNOLOGY TRACK T2 @ Suntec Singapore
11.00am – Chairman’s Welcome Address
Stan Moote, Chief Technology Officer, IABM
The Reality behind the Technology Trends in the Broadcasting and Media Industry
TV industry has been transformed by the emergence of digital technologies and the internet. TV and video delivery platforms technologies are becoming increasingly complex. What is the market trend and what is the road map for the technology changes in broadcast and media arena?

Stan Moote, Chief Technology Officer, IABM

IP BROADCAST
The “Arena TV” World’s First All-IP, 4K UHD OB Fleet
When most Outside Broadcasting (OB) companies were planning their leap to 4K, Arena TV made the jump with not only UHD capabilities, but have completed several trucks with full IP infrastructure. What is the road map for the OB players with IP UHD and what are the challenges that lie ahead?
12.30pm – Networking Lunch and Exhibition Viewing
Broadcast Operation and Workflow Transformation
Panel Discussion: SDI to IP, When Is The Time Right for You?
IP is upon us and the industry has accepted the fact that we will all be “IP” one day. But the real question for the terrestrial broadcasters is, when? Would having a hybrid model or COTS be a better and more cost effective move? Or is it now is the time to go IP all the way?

Jeff Moore, Exec VP, CMO, Ross Video

Planning and Designing the IP Broadcast Facility
In this session, we will hear how the IP system integrators provide the “best breed” equipment’s and “state of the art” technologies, tailoring each design to best meet the requirements of the broadcast station.
NEXT GENERATION TV
Thought Leaders Panel: Building a Scalable Next-Generation TV Services
As operators and media companies navigate through the growing mix of technologies and the changing TV environment, content owners continue to experiment with new TV services and OTT solutions. With the goal of finding new revenue streams and retaining audiences, service providers are continuously introducing new, engaging features that cater to today’s personalised viewing habits. The panel dives into the technology landscape for scalable next-generation TV deployments as well as how content owners can tackle scalable content distribution in a cost effective manner.
Using Artificial Intelligence to Power Next-Gen Content Creation and Monetisation
Artificial intelligence (AI) offers media and entertainment organizations a powerful solution for maximizing the value of their rapidly expanding content libraries. This session will explain how the integration of AI cloud technology with on-premise storage is empowering media organisations to leverage cognitive analytics in processing large volumes of video and audio content and in generating much more robust metadata. How an economical deployment model by which media organisations can take advantage of a growing array of AI-powered cognitive engines to capitalise on the value of all content already maintained in on-premise storage and any new content as it is captured.

Keith Lissak, Senior Director, M&E Solutions Marketing, Quantum

Next-Generation Broadcasting (Future Networks and Distribution)
5.00pm – Chairman’s Wrap-up and Closing Remarks
End of Conference Day 2
Day 3, 28 June 2018

Summit Day 3 – 28 June 2018 (Thursday)
EMERGINGTECH TRACK @ Marina Bay Sands

Track Sponsor:
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9.00am – Chairman’s Welcome Address
Blockchain, Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency
Opening Address: Joining the Blockchain Party – What’s the Catch?
Blockchain is still a black box for many; therefore a holistic and coordinated effort is necessary.
Despite its promising potential opportunities and benefits, blockchain technology is not a universal solution on how we should be conducting business. In this session, find out if your business can embrace it, what kind of experiment is necessary, and its long term implications for your business’ growth.
Blockchain-as-a-Service: Harnessing the Power of Decentralisation
The technological potential of blockchain is immense, and its uses are growing tremendously with time. Though it helps reduce transaction cost with speed and enhances privacy and reliability, it is not a fool-proof technology. Gain full insights on what are the connecting links, and how to conceptualise this application into your enterprise, seize new related opportunities; and bringing business integrity to higher standards.

Jason Inch, Co-Founder, Genaro Network

Panel Discussion: Opportunities and Threats of Blockchain Technology and Cryptocurrency
Blockchain and Bitcoins are now fast gaining ground in the enterprise front. But are we facing the risk of a bubble? What are the pros & cons of this rapidly evolving crypto-financing technique? What about data governance and transparency? How do we manage disruption and resistance? Hear from incumbents and industry players debate on the future direction of this innovative tiger of the future.

Panellists:
Jason Inch, Co-Founder, Genaro Network

Moderator: Rakesh Bhatia, Co-Founder, Hektor SG

Start-up Deck: Innovation Engines of the Future
Innovation Spotlight 1 – Digital Payments Trends and Remittance Data
Pratik Gandhi, Chief Business Officer, InstaReM
Innovation Spotlight 2
Innovation Spotlight 3
Innovation Spotlight 4
12.30pm – Networking Lunch and Exhibition Viewing
Immersive Experiences: AR and VR
Making Magic: The Rise of Mobile Immersive Computing
The immersive technology market is advancing immensely, providing us a whole new creative medium emphasising on a personalised and emphatic experience. The real deal of monetising from the application of immersive realities boils down to how best enterprises deploy AR/VR to drive meaningful experiences and deliver new interactions and processes.

Lutz Beck, CIO Chief Information Officer, Daimler Trucks Asia

Panel Discussion:
Beyond the Hype of Digital Realities: Where Are We At, And How Far Can We Go?

The future of immersive experience is heavily driven by VR/AR technologies and it is not slowing down just yet. Hear from this panel of leaders and learn why should you be a first-mover and not be left behind in this hype. Also, find out what are the stumbling blocks for adoption of this new experiential technology, be it in personal data, regulatory on privacy concerns, and in its long term design for the betterment of the socio-ecosystem.

Panellists:
Lutz Beck, CIO Chief Information Officer, Daimler Trucks Asia

Unlocking New Business Potential Using Your AR Canvas
One of AR’s greatest opportunities lies in its potential to be of great use in several industry verticals. But is this a promise or peril for our future? In this session, learn how AR has broad commercial applications for data-rich industries, environments and how with Big Data can AR augment the way we consume, share and present information to improve productivity and efficiency.
3.50pm – Chairman’s Wrap-up and Closing Remarks
Afternoon Coffee Break
4.10pm – End of Conference Day 3

Summit Day 3 – 28 June 2018 (Thursday)
BROADCASTMEDIA COMMERCIAL @ Suntec Singapore
9.00am – Chairman’s Welcome Address
BIG DATA & REAL-TIME ANALYTICS: NEW COMMERCIAL OPPORTUNITIES
Understanding Big Data to Increase Profitability
As broadcasting mediums continue to evolve, big data applications and technology are becoming an important factor in broadcasting. This session will look into how big data and analytics have big impact on the broadcasting industry and how the tools could be used to increase customer satisfaction, personalise contents, reducing churn and enabling broadcasters to effectively monetise their services and content.
Harnessing Viewer’s Data To Minimise Churn and Grow Content
To gain insights on the viewership patterns and turn them into market segments that can be targeted with ads to drive revenues. How do you find customers at high risk for churn? How do you apply viewership forecasts to gain additional insights for programming negotiations?
12.40pm – Networking Lunch and Exhibition Viewing
NEW REVENUE OPPORTUNITIES
Generating New Revenue Streams From Set Top Boxes
Leveraging contextual and return path data to create greater value and ultimately drive revenue. Enhancing insights over customer life stages; viewers’ habits and purchasing behaviours.
Android TV vs. AOSP
How can an Android TV provide opportunities – and threats – for your business? Is Android Open Source Project (AOSP) a better choice? Together we can dive into the strategic and the practical implications of each and their technological roadmaps.
Thought Leaders Panel: “Managing” OTT Set Up Boxes
3.00pm – Chairman’s Wrap-up and Closing Remarks
End of Conference Day 3

Summit Day 3 – 28 June 2018 (Thursday)
BROADCASTMEDIA TECHNOLOGY TRACK T3 @ Suntec Singapore
9.00am – Chairman’s Welcome Address
Dr. Amal Punchihewa, Director Technology & Innovation, ABU
4K/ ULTRA HD TECHNOLOGY AND BEYOND
Commercial Broadcasting 4K UHD: 4K Video Delivery and Broadband Readiness

The Challenges of UHD and Multi-Screen Delivery
UHD Displays with HDR Viewing Experience: Technology and Standards Guidelines for Interoperability
THE LIGHT OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
Voice search is going to be the new normal – find out why viewers are talking about content
From powering the latest conversational voice and predictive recommendations systems to helping advertisers find their customers and programmers/content owners find their lapsed viewers, data is the underlying fuel for this revolution in viewing. Delve into the real data behind the introduction of advanced machine learning and AI in the media sector.

Charles Dawes, International Marketing Senior Director, TiVo

Panel Discussion: Successful Implementation of AI in Broadcast Industry
Many industries are jumping onto the bandwagon of digital disruption by harnessing the capabilities of Artificial Intelligence, to innovate and improve their business model. In this session, thought leaders will discuss and share insights on how they are harnessing AI through this digital revolution.
12.25pm – Networking Lunch and Exhibition Viewing
IMMERSIVE TECHNOLOGIES
What are the roadblocks and bright spots for Immersive Videos?
The industry has been gearing up for advances that will drive a faster adoption of robust videos. The APAC region is poised for rapid adoption of 5G, which will bring higher data speeds and better video quality and drive the installed base for higher broadcast resolution offerings like HDR, 4K and soon, 8K TVs. In this session, we will discuss the industry landscape and challenges for immersive videos, and present case studies of how service providers can leverage these technologies to offer a compelling and engaging experience for their customers.

Bea Alonso, Business Development Director, Media Logistics, APJ

Creating Viewers’ Experience Through Immersive Technologies
Panel Discussion: AR, VR, 360 Video – What Are The Opportunities?
3.30pm – Afternoon Coffee Break
4.00pm – Chairman’s Wrap-up and Closing Remarks
End of Conference Day 3
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