Conference Information

Is your organisation disruption-proof? What steps can your organisation take to excel in a digital age constantly disrupted by new technology.

Is your organisation high performing? How should your organisation engage and manage today's highly diverse workforce to stay ahead and remain competitive?

Is your organisation future ready? How can your organisation transform to meet evolving needs in the future economy?

With rapid technological advancement today, we are faced with a whole new set of challenges, which are rapidly evolving even as we seek to find innovative solutions. More than just a concept, innovation is now the key competency which is necessary to ensure that our learners and workers continue to be relevant in the fast-moving world today.

Following from the recommendations of the Committee for the Future Economy, SMU and Principals Academy have specially put together a conference to prepare us all to navigate the complex and uncertain environment in the coming years. Supported by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG), Workforce Singapore (WSG), Info-communications Media Development Authority (IMDA), Employment & Employability Institute (e2i) and Singapore Business Federation (SBF), the inaugural DIGITEC 2017 is a two-day conference focused on digital transformation and forward thinking concepts and solutions for the 21st century workplace. DIGITEC 2017 is the first conference that brings educators together with industry practitioners. The aim of this conference is to equip participants with skills to navigate strategically in the increasingly collaborative environment of a globalised world. Beyond providing insights on megatrends and innovative solutions that are trending in industry sectors and education, DIGITIEC aspires to create a collaborative community that will bring the sharing of best practices amongst the public and private sectors in Singapore.

This conference is designed for


Educators from Singapore schools, private and international schools and institutions of higher learning who are in the business of preparing youth for the future economy


Professionals of financial services institutions

Managers and Leaders

Managers and leaders of corporations from the private and public sector institutions interested in human capital, management and leadership