Theme - Digital Transformation, Smart Learning Environments and the Future of Work
Day Two – 27 April 2017

  • 9.30am

    Keynote Address 3

    Hybrid Reality: Thriving in a Human-Technology World
    Dr Parag Khanna
    Senior Research Fellow - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
    National University of Singapore

    Q & A Moderator - Dr Lim Lai Cheng - Executive Director, SMU Academy

  • 10.40 am


  • 11.10 am

    Concurrent Workshop Sessions 3

    Education & Technology Track
    Tapping Drone Technology to Acquire 21st Century Skills: A Smart City Approach
    Professor Thomas Menkhoff
    Professor of Organisational Behaviour & Human Resources (Education)
    Academic Director, Master of Science in Innovation
    Lee Kong Chian School of Business
    Singapore Management University

    Financial Services Track
    Business Analytics Isn’t About the Data!
    Mr Eric Sandosham
    Founder & Partner - Red & White Consulting LLP

    Human Capital Management & Leadership Track
    Storytelling to Storymaking: Engaging Stakeholders in the Digital Age
    Dr Mark Chong
    Associate Professor of Corporate Communication (Practice)
    Academic Director, Master of Science in Comminication Management
    Lee Kong Chian School of Business
    Singapore Management University


    Building Digital Trust: Safeguarding Your Data in the Digital Workplace Mr Kevin Shepherdson
    Founder & Chief Executive Officer
    Straits Interactive

  • 12.30 pm


  • 1.30 pm

    Concurrent Workshop Session 4

    Education & Technology Track
    Building Digital Capabilities through Mobile Micro-learning
    Mr Laurence Smith
    Head of Asia Pacific -

    Financial Services Track
    The Future of Cyber Security in an Interconnected World
    Mr Matthias Yeo
    Chief Technology Officer - Symantec (Asia Pac)

    Human Capital Management & Leadership Track
    Driving Smarter Decisions with People Analytics
    Dr Shirley Lim
    President, Research Communication International & Founder, Peaks Profiling & Human Capital Analytics

    Mr Dion Groeneweg
    Managing Partner - Cape Group


    AI and Big Data: The Future of Job Matching
    Mr Abel Ang
    Advisory Board Member & Director - JobTech

  • 2.50 pm


  • 3.20 pm

    Panel Discussion

    Challenges for Industry Transformation and Future Workforce Needs

    Special Guest
    Mr Teo Ser Luck
    Minister of State - Ministry of Manpower

    Mr Ng Cher Pong
    Chief Executive Officer – Skills Future Singapore -
    Mr Tan Kiat How
    Chief Executive Officer - Info-communications Media Development Authority & Commissioner - Personal Data Protection Commission
    Mr Robin Speculand
    Founder & Chief Executive Officer – Bridges Business Consultancy International

    Ms Mayda Lim
    Head of Technology - ANZ

    Professor Annie Koh
    Vice President (Business Development) - Singapore Management University

  • 4.50 pm

    Closing & Vote of Thanks

  • 5.00 pm