31 October - 01 November, 2018 | Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Singapore

CONFERENCE DAY ONE: 31 OCTOBER 2018, WEDNESDAY

8:00 am - 8:45 am REGISTRATION & COFFEE

8:45 am - 9:00 am Opening Remarks from the Chairman

Dr. Frank Guan - Associate Director, Nanyang Technological University
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Dr. Frank Guan

Associate Director
Nanyang Technological University

REALISING AR/VR FOR ENTERPRISE

9:00 am - 9:40 am Driving & Creating Business Value with the Convergence of Virtual & Physical Worlds

Darren Hubert - Chief Technical Officer, Microsoft
  • Understand how you can harness AR/VR for value creation in your business
  • Developing a strategic AR/ VR enterprise roadmap
  • Implementing, integration and effective deployment strategies
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Darren Hubert

Chief Technical Officer
Microsoft

9:40 am - 10:20 am Fulfilling the Potential of Augmented Reality for Enterprise

Mark Sage - Executive Director, AR Enterprise Alliance (AREA)
  • Status of the global enterprise AR market
  • An update on the latest research and initiatives
  • Harnessing the benefits of enterprise AR and accelerating adoption
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Mark Sage

Executive Director
AR Enterprise Alliance (AREA)

10:20 am - 11:00 am MORNING REFRESHMENT BREAK

AR/VR TO ENGAGE

11:00 am - 11:40 am Developing a Virtual Reality-Enabled Customer Service Platform to Elevate Customer Experience

Samrat Das - Chief Information Officer, PNB Metlife India Insurance
  • Providing immersive and personalised digital experience with VR
  • Shaking up traditional interactions with realtime service requests execution
  • VR as a key customer gateway of the future: How to drive uptake and optimise the platform experience
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Samrat Das

Chief Information Officer
PNB Metlife India Insurance

11:40 am - 12:20 pm Providing a Differentiated Retail Experience with the Blurring of the Digital & Physical World

Amit Mangwani - Director Retail Marketing, Asia Pacific & Japan, Intel
  • Understand how AR/VR technologies are revolutionising the retail industry
  • Evaluating new operating models to captivate and engage modern customers
  • Applying AR/VR in an omnichannel environment: How to innovate and accelerate outcomes
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Amit Mangwani

Director Retail Marketing, Asia Pacific & Japan
Intel

12:20 pm - 1:30 pm LUNCH & NETWORKING

AR/VR TO DRIVE TRAINING OUTCOMES

1:30 pm - 2:10 pm Delivering Immersive Training Using Virtual Reality Simulations

Kong Kam Yean - Vice President, International Business, Electronics, ST Engineering
  • Achieving effective training with VR simulations
  • Case studies of VR training solutions in various industries
  • Understanding the essential components of successful VR training solutions
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Kong Kam Yean

Vice President, International Business
Electronics, ST Engineering

2:10 pm - 2:50 pm Upgrading Workforce Skills & Productivity with Augmented & Virtual Technologies

Timothy Balakumaran - Chief Learning Architect, HP
  • Establishing AR as a key internal training platform
  • Achieving exceptional training results with an effective and relevant VR program
  • Monitoring work productivity post-VR training and making adjustments for greater efficiency gains
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Timothy Balakumaran

Chief Learning Architect
HP

2:50 pm - 3:30 pm Driving Workplace Health & Safety through Virtual Reality Technology

Scott McMillan - Safety Manager, Technology and Innovation, Melbourne Water
  • Deploying VR to identify design defects and OH&S risks during planning phase
  • How VR can bridge the gap between operations and maintenance technicians
  • Using VR to visualise potential hazards quickly as well as enhancing learning experiences
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Scott McMillan

Safety Manager, Technology and Innovation
Melbourne Water

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm AFTERNOON REFRESHMENT BREAK

MINI MASTERCLASS

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Structuring AR/VR Project for Adoption Across Enterprise

Samrat Das - Chief Information Officer, PNB Metlife India Insurance
  • Making the business case for developing AR/ VR projects
  • Exploring AR/VR enterprise applications
  • Key considerations for piloting your first AR/ VR project
  • Easing implementation and driving AR/VR adoption across the organisation
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Samrat Das

Chief Information Officer
PNB Metlife India Insurance

5:00 pm - 5:00 pm CLOSING REMARKS & END OF CONFERENCE DAY ONE