Southeast Asia's innovation festival "innovfest unbound", which aims to showcase Asia's most innovative developments, will be held in Singapore on May 3 and 4 at Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue.
Organised jointly by National University of Singapore (NUS) Enterprise and networking organisation unbound in partnership with Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), the two-day event promises to "connect with disruptive innovation and explore Asian opportunities."
A significant feature of the event this year is the launch of four additional satellite events being launched to highlight the "trends shaping the world of tech throughout 2017; convergence, futurenow, fintech360 and arise."
An event update says that about 8,000 participants/attendees will be at the event, comprising company executives, founders, entrepreneurs, government officials, researchers, investors and journalists.
The update lists the following key speakers from among the 200 lined up for the event:
Dirk Ahlborn, CEO, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies; Taizo Son, CEO, Mistletoe; Deborah Barta, SVP Innovation Management and Start-up Engagement, Mastercard; Robert Gilby, Managing Director Southeast Asia, The Walt Disney Company; Cristina Magdalena, Head of Innovation, Fujitsu; Min-Liang Tan, CEO, Co-Founder & Creative Director, Razer; Hiroshi Saijou, CEO & Managing Director, Yamaha Motor Ventures and Laboratory; Mark Adams, SVP Innovation, Vice Media; David Hanson, Founder and CEO, Hanson Robotics Limited and Kemal Malik, Board Member, Bayer AG.
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The update says start-ups will benefit from the event by way of opportunities for networking with brands and investors that include:
-Founders & Investors Speed-Dating
-Corporate Pitch Sessions with brands including Singtel Innov8, Publicis, Y&R, Dentsu
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