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09:30
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A digitally-enabled autonomous future: How technology will change the way we think and work

Keynotes
10:00
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Making sense of data analytics: How big data is transforming R&D and manufacturing

Keynotes
10:30
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11:30
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Smart City Leaders Panel From blueprint to scale: What does it take to be a smart city?

Keynotes
With smart city plans being announced across the world, we bring together some of the world’s leading success stories, to share how they have built their smart cities.
 
  • What do we really mean by a smart city? Just how smart can we go?
  • What works, what doesn’t, and why? What are your biggest challenges and how are you solving them?
  • How to engage key stakeholders for successful smart city pilot programmes
  • Power of the people: How can we engage our citizens and what role should they play? 
14:10
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How robots and autonomous vehicles are changing the warehouse operations

ROBOTECHX
At ST Logistics’ warehouse in Singapore, you may spot driverless vehicles and robotics whizzing around the 100,000 sq ft space to pack and pick up goods.
  • Leveraging robotics and autonomous vehicles to improve operational efficiency at warehouse
  • When implementing the technologies, what are the specific challenges that arise in warehouse setups and related storage infrastructure?
  • How do you efficiently plan and control robotic motions for picking and transferring items? How do you ensure safety? 
  • What are ST Logistics’ plans to tap on other emerging technologies?
14:10
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Discovery of data centre anomalies through Artificial Intelligence: A case study in utility

AITECHX
The amount of energy consumed by big data centres has always been a headache for large enterprises. IMDA is having a solution to this problem using AI to manage power usage. The AI works out the most efficient methods of cooling by analysing data from sensors among the server racks, including information on things like temperatures and pump speeds.
  • The challenge of collecting data from thousands of sensors within the data centre
  • How to use the data to train the machine learning systems
  • Each data centre has a unique architecture and environment. How to create an efficient and adaptive framework to understand each data centre’s dynamics?
  • What other challenges have you faced and what have you learned?
14:10
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Smart grid & advanced energy technology: Powering the smart cities of the future

CITYTECHX
  • Making the investment case: How will smart grids create operational efficiency and avoid black-outs through load balancing, whilst also reducing energy supply?
  • What are the economic and technical barriers inhibiting smart grid rollout across Asia?
  • A collaborative approach between public and private sectors?
14:10
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Getting started: Practical steps to introduce IoT into your manufacturing process, A case study in New Balance

IOTTECHX
  •     Digitising your manufacturing processes to improve productivity: What you need to know
  •     Using IoT and data analytics to improve distribution efficiency
  •     How can sensing technology help you build a cost-effective supply chain?
14:10
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Singapore's vision for Autonomous Vehicle Deployment

TRANSPORTTECHX
  • What fundamental changes in urban mobility will the arrival of driverless AV present?
  • How can public authorities take an active role in the roll-out of AVs to ensure their shared use?
  • What are the regulations needed to integrate AVs into the mobility eco-system?
Chris Leck, Director, Futures Division, Ministry of Transport (MOT)
14:30
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Collaborative robots in logistics operations

ROBOTECHX
  • Which leading technology trends are enabling robotics solutions in logistics? 
  • How robots and people can work together side by side: Is there a way to go even further and use robotics technology to not merely enhance but actually supplement human performance?
  • What are some of the potential use cases in the near future? 
  • How could robots change the world of logistics in the far future?
14:30
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Smart cities need smart utilities: So how can we get there?

CITYTECHX
  • How is the role of data analytics changing for utilities, and how can we extract maximum value?
  • Where does the smart utility fit into the overall connected services puzzle?
  • Justifying ROI on “smart” investments
  • Overcoming stakeholder engagement challenges
  • How much of a role should utilities play in upgrading telecoms infrastructure? What are the collaboration opportunities? 
14:30
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Solving the "last mile" problem with driverless buses: A case study on Deutsche Bahn

ROBOTECHX
  • How can driverless vehicles facilitate connections to train stations?
  • What are the limitations in the implementation of autonomous technology?
  • Lessons learnt from the test cases – What challenges have to be overcome before a wider roll-out? 
14:30
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Modernising Asia's manufacturing landscape: Key considerations & actions

IOTTECHX
Most small to medium size Asia manufacturing companies have lesser financial capabilities as compared to their peers, thus any upgrading decisions require serious consideration. This panel will address some of the key issues manufacturers need to consider before taking the step to adopt modern techniques in their new and existing facilities. Key topics include:
  • What are the key considerations when engaging a vendor specialised in automation and 3D?
  • How do manufacturers maximise their ROI from upgrading existing facilities?
  • Understanding perspective of SMEs and how to build an ecosystem to support the landscape
  • Strategies required to move away from the mind-set of being a “just-another-contractor” to a value-adding, “co-developer”?
Dave Ng, Principal, B Capital Group
14:30
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Artificial intelligence: Shaping the next wave in the utility industry

AITECHX
  • Adopting AI to accurately estimate electricity demand by drawing on big data
  • How can AI help to improve process efficiencies?
  • Is the power utilities industry primed for widespread use of AI?
14:50
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Using AI for solar home systems

AITECHX
  • Using a AI-powered power management systems to learn a customer’s typical power usage pattern and adjusting light brightness to meet expected demands
  • How does the technology encourage users to switch to solar power?
  • How does the model allow user to progressively expand their solar power systems?
14:50
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What's next for drones in the logistics industry?

ROBOTECHX
  • Will drones be the game-changer in the logistics industry?
  • Addressing legal, logistical and technological issues before drone delivery in the logistics industry can take off
  • How far can drone delivery really go? Will it become the norm?
14:50
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Designing the world's first full-scale autonomous truck platooning operations: The Scania Journey

TRANSPORTTECHX
 
  • What is the current status of the truck platooning trial?
  • How will autonomous truck platooning technology boost productivity in the trucking industry?
  • How will such technology significantly decrease the environmental impact of transport?
16:00
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Blockchain meets supply chain: Why?

BlockchainTECHX
  • How does blockchain bring greater transparency and efficiency to the supply chain?
  • Could blockchain help resolve some of the problems encountered in supply chain?
  • How will blockchain shape the future of supply chain?
16:00
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Big Data Analytics – Big Challenges or Opportunities for Utilities?

DataTECHX
  • Where are big data and why does big data analytics matter to utilities?
  • What opportunities does big data analytics bring to utilities?
  • How do utilities get started with big data analytics?
  • What should utilities watch out for along the journey?
16:00
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How AI will change manufacturing

AITECHX
  •     Making your manufacturing smarter
  •     Discovering how AI helps to build a more customer centric manufacturing process and supply chain
  •     Using AI to create a leaner and more segmented supply chain 
Sierra Wang, Leader Digitalization & Innovation, BMW Brilliance Automotive
Maximilian Hauk, Vice President Technical Planning, BMW Brilliance Automotive
16:00
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Launching driverless cars on public roads

TRANSPORTTECHX
  • What is the current state of the vehicles’ self-driving capabilities?
  • What are the plans to develop more sophisticated demonstrations of autonomous Mobility-on-Demand (MoD) transportation services?
  • How will driverless cars shape the mobility landscape of urban cities?
Marcelo Ang, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, National University Of Singapore
16:00
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3D maps for urban planning

CITYTECHX
  • 3D mapping to get a more realistic view of the city and simulate future scenarios
  • How can 3D information help planners to understand how citizens experience the city?
  • What new opportunities does 3D information offer to urban planners in developing and managing the city?
16:20
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Could blockchain decentralise the logistics industry?

BlockchainTECHX
How could blockchain technology offer increased operational transparency and efficiency?
16:20
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Unlocking the value of smart meter data

DataTECHX
  • What benefits does smart meter data bring to utilities and their consumers?
  • Making your smart meter data work for you
  • What challenges are encountered in scaling smart meter management systems to meet the exponentially increasing data captured?
16:20
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Integrating intelligent transport systems into smart cities

CITYTECHX
  • Traffic management  and alleviating congestion
  • Why else should you integrate an ITS into your city?
  • How to “connect” public transportation to provide smoother commute journeys
  • How will the arrival of driverless vehicles affect ITSs? Can they be seamlessly integrated?
  • What’s the next level?
16:20
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Making your factory robotics smarter with AI

AITECHX
  •     Using AI and robotics to minimise human error 
  •     Balancing efficiency and ethics: How do companies replace routine, highly repetitive tasks with machines while keeping workers trained to perform higher value added elements of the manufacturing processes? 
  •     How will AI-enabled robotics change the workforce of the factory as we known it?
Session led by: tuv-sud
16:20
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Ensuring high standards of safety and reliability in autonomous vehicles

TRANSPORTTECHX
  • How can testing schedules be designed to ensure ultimate safety?
  • Striking a balance between cost efficiency of safety and validation testing
16:40
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Blockchain-powered shipping

BlockchainTECHX
  • Blockchain’s potential for solving problems in the global freight shipping industry which still relies heavily on paper documentation
  • How could blockchain-based contracts result in monetary savings for the freight shipping industry?
  • How can blockchain work in tandem with IoT to detect issues with cargo from early in a shipment?
16:40
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Hypercar and beyond: A Singapore case study

TRANSPORTTECHX
  • Current state of vehicle design and manufacturing in Singapore and the rest of Asia
  • What is Vanda Electrics' plan beyond the latest hypercar?
  • Exploring the possibility of expanding into autonomous/connected cars
Larissa Tan, CEO, Vanda Electrics
16:40
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Thinking and working on its own: A smart factory case study

AITECHX
  •     Overcoming challenges in creating a fully self-aware smart factory 
  •     Exploring the best strategies to build an intelligent system capable of collecting data, analysing information and taking corrective actions 
  •     Investigating the role of human supervision in smart factories 
16:40
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The role of analytics in intelligent water management

DataTECHX
  • Integrating real-time information on water resources
  • Using geospatial asset management system maps to locate water incidents
  • Providing response teams with accurate information and route guidance

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09:10
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Moving beyond traditional manufacturing businesses: Building the future of Yamaha Motor

Keynotes
10:10
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Industry 4.0: Disruptive technologies that will change your business and how you can stay ahead of the curve

Keynotes
Technologies including IoT, AI, 3D and robotics are transforming industry. It’s an unstoppable phenomenon and no industry will be immune. So how can you unlock the potential of this technology for your business? Join us for this exciting keynote session to learn how you can establish a foundation to integrate new technology into your business and what opportunities it will create for you. Built on a series of use case examples, this is one session not to be missed.
11:30
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Roundtable Discussion Session

Keynotes
Now’s your chance to get really interactive, simply pick a table and join the debate. Each table will run for two iterations, giving you the chance to enjoy two roundtables.
13:40
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Asset management & fleet tracking with IoT

IOTTECHX
  • Achieving greater visibility of products with multiple sensors placed in packages, pallets, trailers and warehouses
  • Enabling customers to monitor critical shipments in real-time, from pick-up to delivery
  • How can IoT help 3PLs to drive business growth? 
13:40
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Foresighted Asset Management - System to Algorithm

AITECHX
  • How can AI be effectively deployed in managing complex asset maintenance schedules
  • How MTR is using cloud computing, IoT, AI and smart sensor technology to improve operational efficiency
  • Key takeaways for other metros considering implementing AI on their own systems?
13:40
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Drones for monitoring wind and solar farms

ROBOTECHX
  • Has the use of drones lead to significant O&M savings?
  • How can drones complement current wind turbine O&M practices?
  • Are drones on the way to becoming the key surveying and O&M instrument of the future?
Mathias Steck, EVP APAC, Energy & Renewables Advisory, DNV GL
13:40
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Panel: The central & critical role of telecoms in smart cities

CITYTECHX
  • Underpinning rapid development of smart cities
  • Communications and data layer requirements for smart cities
  • Partnerships between cities and telecoms providers: How much flexibility do you need to build into your business model?
13:40
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Intelligent data analytics tools to improve pharma manufacturing

DataTECHX
  • Using big data from a production line to increase maintenance efficiency, improve availability and optimize maintenance costs
  • Making sense of the huge data volumes, coming from multiple sources
  • Big data analytics means better decision making
Darren Cheng, Director, Merck Manufacturing IT, APJ Regional Leader, MSD
14:00
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Driving automation in e-commerce logistics

IOTTECHX
For e-commerce companies, integrating the entire logistics operations into a new automation ecosystem is essential if they are to leapfrog the competition that is heating up by the day. 
  • In which part of the logistics operation that automation works best?
  • Steps to a successful implementation of automated technologies
  • Collecting and analysing data
  • Defining system architecture
  • Managing transition strategies from old to new systems
  • Challenges and lessons learned
14:00
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Predicting taxi availability with machine learning

AITECHX
  • How is Grab using machine learning to cut down waiting time for a taxi?
  • Building models for predicting taxi availability to improve matching on the platform
Swara Desai, Data Science Lead, Grab
14:00
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Using robotic swans for water monitoring

ROBOTECHX
  •  How do robotic swans help water authorities to navigate the logistical challenge of physically collecting samples from huge bodies of water?
  • Tapping the potential of the system to adapt to various environmental challenges
14:00
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Using big data to keep your factory running like clockwork

DataTECHX
  •     Investing in new machinery and equipment will only take you so far – you need visibility and process control if you’re going to improve productivity, efficiency and profitability 
  •     Why you need to be looking at data in your facility in a new light
14:20
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Creating a smart warehouse

IOTTECHX
  • Smart warehouse as a hub to boost efficiency across the supply chain
  • Establishing a system that integrates both new and legacy systems
  • What are the executive challenges that need to be overcome?
14:20
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The Drone Inspector: Using drone technology for inspecting electricity and gas infrastructure

ROBOTECHX
  • Using safety drones to monitor electric infrastructure in hard-to-reach areas
  • What safety benefits does it yield for employees?
  • What other tasks could these drones take on, to further improve safety and reliability?
14:20
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Wireless everywhere: building the wireless nervous system for our smart cities

CITYTECHX
  • How are we connecting our smart cities?
  • Is existing infrastructure ready to accommodate to the greater demands for connectivity and network reliability?
  • Retrofitting opportunities for upgrading existing assets
14:20
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Edge analytics: IoT optimization & real-time decision making

DataTECHX
  •     how edge analytics can provide real time decision-making actions, manage networking problems and relieve bandwidth issues
  •     The advantages of implementing specific technology designed for the factory environment
  •     Improving efficiency in your production process, to improve unit production and equipment operation
14:20
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Enhancing journey planning with machine learning

AITECHX
  • Adopting scientific algorithms and real-time processing of traffic situations to predict journey durations accurately
  • How can machine learning help to customise and improve the user experience?
15:10
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Panel: IoT and big data in logistics: Digitising logistics operations in supply chain

DataTECHX
  • Applications for analysis of unstructured data in inventory management, forecasting and transportation logistics 
  • Deriving actionable insights through predictive and prescriptive analysis: How can we fully tap into the value that big data can provide?  
  • How quickly can IoT demonstrate ROI?
  • If you could make one radical change in the industry mindset to fully embrace the potential of IoT and big data, what would it be?
15:10
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What does the future hold for blockchain in utilities?

BlockchainTECHX
  • Will we see wider adoption of blockchain among energy providers?
  • How will energy providers rethink energy market transactions and discover untapped opportunities?
  • What factors will facilitate/hinder customer adoption?
15:10
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Creating a truly connected factory: Connecting 60,000 devices and robots to a central data management system

ROBOTECHX
  •     Connecting thousands of devices to back-end monitoring systems
  •     Streamlining the production management environment
  •     Driving actionable insights into factory operations
15:10
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Developing a holistic Intermodal Traffic Management System: The ITS strategy of Hamburg

IOTTECHX
  • The fields of action of a holistic ITS Strategy
  • Preparing passenger and freight transport for the future
  • Effective measures to promote public transport including MaaS
  • How can the implementation of sensors help in intermodal traffic management?
15:10
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Virtual Singapore - A Smart, Innovative Platform

CITYTECHX
  • Integration of geometric and image data from various public agencies
  • Four major capabilities offered by Virtual Singapore
  • What benefits will Virtual Singapore bring to public, private, people and research sectors?
15:30
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Innovation in sustainable buildings and cities

CITYTECHX
  • How can disruptive and innovative tech like IoT influence how we design and use buildings?
  • How does technology figure in the management of a township or a city?
  • What are some examples of building-integrated technologies?
15:30
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Taking flight into a ‘connected future’ – How will IoT transform air travel

IOTTECHX
  • What role does IoT play in delivering a more connected and seamless experience to travellers?
  • Getting the architecture for IoT implementation
  • Overcoming challenges - How can the airline industry integrate IoT with legacy systems?
15:30
Conference pass

Blockchain Car Charging

BlockchainTECHX
  • Experimenting with electric car charging stations using blockchain tech to authenticate users and manage billing process
  • Achieving cost savings through micro-transactions and deploying electricity more efficiently
  • Overcoming regulatory requirements to make this a reality 
Carsten Stoecker, Strategic Advisor, Share&Charge
15:30
Conference pass

Increasing manufacturing flexibility with robotics: Changing the model in just 18 seconds

ROBOTECHX
  •     Setting up an ultra-flexible robotic manufacturing plant: A case study 
  •     Using the “FlexLean philosophy” to streamline manufacturing
  •     Speeding up your assembly line to meet your requirements without compromising on safety or performance
15:50
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3D building information modelling

3DTECHX
  • How high quality, 3D BIM can help you digitally manage assets during construction
  • Using fully integrated 3D BIM to facilitate precise pre-fabrication and fast-track construction
  • Forging a link between design & planning and operations & maintenance
15:50
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Using predictive maintenance to improve operational efficiency

IOTTECHX
  • Diagnosing potential faults in engines with sensors
  • Analysing data collected to detect any operational anomalies or signs of developing faults
  • How is the application of IoT expected to boost operational efficiency for transport operators?
15:50
Conference pass

Blockchain as an enabler of the peer-to-peer energy exchange

BlockchainTECHX
  • What are the real applications of blockchain technology for utility companies – smart metering, appliances, micro-grid and grid monitoring?
  • Managing transactions across a microgrid through blockchain energy
  • Managing cyber security concerns
15:50
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Collaborative robotics: A new era of modern manufacturing

ROBOTECHX
  •     By 2025, the market for collaborative robotics is expected to reach $12billion, so what can they do for you?
  •     Finding the right approach for integrating collaborative robotics in your manufacturing: What do you need to think about and when?
  •     Safety considerations when working with collaborative robotics
16:10
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More than a “Cool Tool”: IoT strategy to capitalise on data visibility

LOGISTICSTECHX
  • Overcoming the visibility issue: The application of IoT along with cloud-based GPS and RFID chips to keep track of individual items and their conditions
  • Data crunching: How to manage different types of data (package information, user preferences, geographic mapping, etc.)
  • Making sense of the data: Given the huge amounts and complexities of data that can be involved, real advantage from improved visibility starts with a good understanding of what IoT strategy will work for logistics
Harry Qi, Senior Manager Digital Technology, BMW Brilliance Automotive
16:10
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Understanding the applications of VR technology for your factory

3DTECHX
With AR & VR technology sales forecast to hit $150 billion by 2020, how can you apply this technology to your manufacturing process? Join this session as we consider applications in materials handling, remote maintenance, augmented assembly, inspection & more.
16:10
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Improving passenger experience through the smart airport strategy

DataTECHX
  •     Using IT to facilitate seamless end-to-end passenger journeys
  •     How can data sharing/data analytics be a key enabler of productivity improvement?
  •     Development of mobile apps to provide real-time information for passengers and staff 
16:10
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The impact of IoT on utility asset management and efficiency

IOTTECHX
  • How can smart grids help to deliver power more efficiently, reduce emissions and management costs?
  • IoT as an enabler to connect all utility assets – how does this help to increase productivity?
  • How can IoT help utilities to create value from customer data?
16:10
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Improving building inspection with drones and machine learning

AITECHX
  • Utilising UAVs to conduct inspection of building conditions
  • Using machine learning to identify cracks and defects through image analysis
  • What challenges in security regulations have to be overcome before we see a wider adoption of drones in building inspection?
16:30
Conference pass

Speeding up last-mile delivery with data

LOGISTICSTECHX
  • Using data analytics to minimise driving time
  • Enabling 3PLs to understand how vehicles perform during different routes and to see how they could improve deliveries
  • How can data analytics can help 3PLs to achieve greater customer satisfaction?
16:30
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Panel: Smart cities start with smart buildings, so how do we get started?

CITYTECHX
  • Investing in efficiency and sustainability
  • Challenges in raising capital for smart building construction
  • Retrofitting vs new construction – how well does this work?
  • Innovative construction techniques and technologies
  • How can smart buildings help increase liveability?
16:30
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Changing the manufacturing landscape with 3D printing

3DTECHX
  •     3D printing on-demand – how can this change the way manufacturing companies operate, especially at the prototyping stage?
  •     What are the advantages over traditional manufacturing?
  •     If there’s serious opportunity for small batch orders, is the same opportunity there for huge orders?
16:30
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Protecting your data: How to develop a robust cybersecurity strategy in Aviation

DataTECHX
The five major international aviation organizations have identified the possibilities of cyber-attacks against aircrafts, Air Traffic Control, Airports and other critical aviation infrastructure. The potential for unlawful interference, unsafe situations or even loss of life is there.
 
Learn how to develop a robust cyber security strategy and protect your data and operations.
 
Ruben Morales, General Manager Corporate Safety, Hong Kong Airlines
16:30
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"Connected Utility" A case study on Sydney Water

IOTTECHX
  • Tracking water quality, temperature, consumption & other metrics with smart water sensors
  • Applying data mining to improve on the accuracy and usability of event detection and source-tracing
Jo-Ann Pass, Head of Digital Operations, Sydney Water
16:50
Conference pass

Applying predictive analytics for real-time public transport incident management

DataTECHX
  • Using data-driven analytic models that provide insights to mitigate the anticipated impact
  • Multi-agency collaboration to give transport operators a complete visibility of commuters’ travel patterns
16:50
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The 3D-printed car: What’s next?

3DTECHX
  •     Reducing your lead time and development processes with 3D printing
  •     Investigating the adoption of co-creation partnership models with suppliers and customers
  •     Discovering the potential for implementing co-creation and micro-manufacturing in Asia 
16:50
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Leveraging IoT in driving smart grid innovation

IOTTECHX
  • How can smart grids help to deliver power more efficiently, reduce emissions and management costs?
  • IoT as an enabler to connect all utility assets – how does this help to increase productivity?
  • How can IoT help utilities to create value from customer data?
Santadyuti Samanta, Additional GM, IT – SAP Comp. Centre, Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited
16:50
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Dealing with legacy systems and migrating to new IoT-enabled platforms

LOGISTICSTECHX
  • Upgrading legacy equipment and standards to smarter connected systems and processes
  • Planning the IoT transformation: Keeping it simple and getting it right
  • Sustainable IoT: With software development cycles being rapidly reduced, how to migrate to a new IoT-enabled system that will ensure they are future proofed for new developments?
  • Being agile: as e-commerce is now a massive opportunity for many 3PLs, how to be agile to keep up with the fast changing nature of the e-commerce market?

 

 

 

 

For speaking opportunities, contact Emily Chong at Emily.chong@terrapinn.com or +65 6322 2339