Hear, see, and learn from the drivers of tomorrow’s digital economy — ConnecTechAsia Virtual 2020
Away from the instant glamour of the technology expo’s exhibition floor, the side of many tech events that’s often overlooked is perhaps one of the most important — the conference track. This is where much of the real business of large events takes place, and it’s where IT professionals get to expand their horizons by hearing from experts in their fields, getting acquainted with the very latest in tech breakthroughs, and learning from the experience of the carefully-chosen speakers and round-table panel participants.
This year, ConnecTechAsia’s conference track is extra-special because many of the technology, communication and broadcast industries’ most renowned experts can present and speak at the event, thanks (if that’s the right word) to the upheavals caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Experts whose schedules might not have allowed them to attend and speak are now, of course, able to dial-in and be there, alongside you, and other participants from across a range of industries.
Previous visitors to Asia’s most well-known and prestigious technology event will know that the show comprises several different shows under one roof — or in this year’s case, virtual roof! The ConnecTechAsia Virtual 2020 event consists of the following: BroadcastAsia, CommunicAsia, ConnecTechAsia headliners, SatelliteAsia, TechXLR8 Asia, accelerateHER Asia and Elevating Founders. Each show attracts its own industry commentators, professionals and luminaries, who will bring their specific perspective to the challenges and successes faced in each vertical. Under the umbrella slogan of “Where Technology Transforms Business”, each show strand showcases the latest and greatest tech that has the ability to drastically alter the shape of business over the next few years. This is cutting-edge progress — and how such progress can and will affect your organization.
Immerse in the ConnecTechAsia Headliner sessions for free
As part of the overarching umbrella track of ConnecTechAsia, there will be speakers from companies like Verizon (Robert Le Basque, MD APAC), Rolls Royce (Bicky Bhangu, President, Southeast Asia, Pacific & South Korea), and Qualcomm (ST Liew, VP & President, Taiwan & South East Asia). The subjects span a range of tech that can completely reshape the way we all think about business. With new paradigms in computing – such as powerful edge-based capabilities and 5G – coming to the fore, ConnecTechAsia Virtual 2020 looks set to show how technologies like AI and new-gen IoT will be shaping the future of business. The best part it is that these headliner sessions, alongside that of BroadcastAsia and SatelliteAsia, are completely free to attend.
“More than ever, it’s vital for the technology community to come together to share ideas and best practices so that businesses and communities can reap the benefits that our technologies promise” Robert Le Busque, Regional Vice President, Asia Pacific, Verizon Business Group.
With its eye firmly on the rapidly-approaching horizon, speakers and presenters in the TechXLR8 Asia show will be looking at smart cities, both here, now and of the future, as well as the ways that tech like blockchain is affecting everything from e-commerce to supply chains. If your business operates across geographies and relies on technology, you’ll need to hear from people like Amer Iqbal, Head of Digital Strategy and Innovation at Deloitte, and Cihan Albay, Leader in IT Tech at car giants, BMW. These and many others besides (see here for a full, up-to-the-minute schedule of speakers and events in each conference track) are living and breathing the technology of tomorrow, today, and you can join them online.
At BroadcastAsia the focus will be squarely on the technologies that are changing the way we interact with media. From live sports to the infrastructure that underpins it all, BroadcastAsia will be looking at flexibility in capture, production and dissemination of the material that shapes so many attitudes, across the region and the rest of the world.
As linear and on-demand blend, and cloud storage feeds streaming algorithms alongside output from “traditional” OB trucks, BroadcastAsia considers what the future holds for broadcast media.
A show regular, CommunicAsia, will be exploring issues that are the talk of the broadcast and media industries across the APAC region. Questions like 8k and/or IP adoption, new paradigms in consumer media, emerging broadcasting techniques and edge-based streaming technologies will be covered over the three-day event. Speakers will include Dai Kashiwa, Director of Technology Development, NTT Communication, and Takki Yu, Senior Director from SK Teleco — click here for more details about this specialized conference track.
“This has been a tough year around the world. Yet, as we continue to strive to overcome the pandemic, it’s the year tech rose to the top, as an enabler for people and firms to go about their daily lives and conduct business. I’m happy to join industry leaders at ConnecTechAsia and debate the most pressing challenges and opportunities enterprises are encountering.” Claude Achcar, Managing Partner, Actel Consulting.
There’s a focus this year on an increasingly relevant theme, not just in technology in the Asia-Pacific region, but right across the world. This year’s accelerateHER conference looks at gender, technology, and women’s careers in this industry that’s been too-long dominated by men. With inspirational talks and mentoring from the likes of Rhea See, Co-Founder & Co-CEO, SheLovesTech, the accelerateHER Asia 2020 event presents a new angle which everyone can use for a fresh take on the ever-changing business/technology landscape.
Join these presenters, speakers, industry experts and the many thousands of IT professionals like you at the all-online ConnecTechAsia 2020 event. Sign up to reserve your place at the region’s most significant and complete snapshot of all things technology and business in Asia.