EmTech Asia 2017 – Singapore

From 14-15 February, one of the world’s most important conferences on emerging technologies that matter will take place in Singapore.

EmTech Asia 2017 will showcase and display the latest emerging technologies with the potential to change the way we live our lives. Bringing together the brightest minds from some of the world’s leading companies in the tech field, the event presents you with the chance to catch a sneak peak into the very latest and most innovative of developments.

Determined not to be your average technology conference, EmTech prides itself on being a curation of the world’s leading scientists, tech executives and investors brought to you courtesy of the word’s leading technology publication, MIT Technology Review.

For us at Geeks in Cambodia, we’re always determined to share with you the latest technological happenings and events in the region and we believe that EmTech Asia is a truly significant event in this regard. So if you’re someone who actively uses technology especially in your business, this event is one for you!

At the event, you’ll also get to network with over 700 business leaders, innovators, entrepreneurs and change makers while listening to presentations from 40 of the industry’s most distinguished individuals.

Speakers at the event include:

EmTech Asia speakers Dava Newman, Jenny Lee, Walter O' Brien, André Choulika and Julia Greer (Left to right)

EmTech Asia speakers Dava Newman, Jenny Lee, Walter O’ Brien, André Choulika and Julia Greer (Left to right)

Dava Newman

Along with NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, Dava Newman is responsible for providing overall leadership, planning, and policy direction for NASA. Prior to her tenure with NASA, Newman was the Apollo Program Professor of Astronautics at the MIT. NASA aims to have “boots on Mars” within the next two decades.

Jenny Lee

As Managing Director of GGV Capital’s Shanghai operations, Jenny Lee invests in consumer internet and SaaS companies. She has been on the Forbes Midas List for five years running and was #10 on the 2015 list, the highest ranking ever for a woman.

Walter O’ Brien

Walter O’Brien is the Executive Producer of CBS hit TV series, Scorpion. Inspired by Walter’s life, Scorpion tells the story of an international network of super-geniuses who apply high IQ, computer science, and AI to mitigate risk, avoid cyber threats and solve global problems.

André Choulika

André Choulika, Chairman and CEO of Cellectis, will give you the inside track into TALENs, a gene editing method that promises to save the lives of cancer patients, and much more. Selected by MIT Technology Review as one of 10 Breakthrough Technologies that will change the world and one of 50 Smartest Companies.

Julia Greer

At the heart of any breakthrough technological innovation, sits materials science. Caltech materials scientist Julia Greer bends the rules of physics with nanomaterials that behave in surprising ways. Selected by MIT Technology Review as one of 10 Breakthrough Technologies that will change the world.

On top of these featured speakers, the event will feature yet more experts including Paul Daugherty, the Chief Technology & Innovation Officer at Accenture, Marc Hamilton, NVIDIA’s Vice President of Solutions Architecture and Engineering as well as Steve Leonard, the Founding CEO of SGInnovate.

Check out the full line-up of speakers here!

So what are you waiting for? Sign up for this amazing tech conference by logging on to http://bit.ly/2isd2Z2. Specially for Geeks in Cambodia readers, enter the discount code EMIT7007 when registering online and you’ll receive a 10% discount.

If you need anymore information or would like to ask more questions about the conference, or enquiry about sponsorship opportunities and registrations, you can drop an email to emtech@koelnmesse.com.sg or call +65 6500 6719.