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15 MAR 2019

 
SGTECH EDITION
In this Edition:
WHAT'S IN
CXO Fireside Chat with Mrs Josephine Teo

SGTech had the honour of having Mrs Josephine Teo, Minister of Manpower and Second Minister of Home Affairs, speak at SGTech's first CXO talk of the year. The CXO Fireside Chat was held on the 8th of March at the One Farrer Hotel.

Click to view the event recap of the Fireside Chat!

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Conversations with 2018 SG:D Techblazer Awards Winners: Ali Y Aladdin, CEO, KroniKare
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Jointly organised by the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and SGTech, the inaugural SG:D Techblazer Awards was created in 2018 following the merger of the National Infocomm Awards and the SiTF awards, serving as the national endorsement for Singapore companies and exemplifying the spirit of innovation in technology development or adoption.

We begin our profile of our Award recipients this month by catching up with one of our winners to find out what they have been up to lately, how winning the SG:D Techblazer Award has contributed to their corporate goals and their plans ahead for 2019.

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Member Spotlight: The Startup Buddy
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"We understood that being intimidated to take the jump doesn't mean that you're a terrible founder. We wanted to be the solution to this problem"

Dr. Sharvari Sathe recounts with SGTech on her journey with The Startup Buddy, on their recent achievements in the Singapore and Asian startup ecosystems, and the positive work they are doing in the Singapore. Click to read more!

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Smart Estates Pitching for Partners Event on Valentine’s Day 2019
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Close to 50 unique companies attended SGTech's Smart Nation Chapter (SNC) Pitching for Partners event on Valentine's Day. The purpose of the pitching event was for companies to find suitable partners to work together on the Infocomm Media Development Authority's (IMDA) Call for Innovative Solutions (CFIS).

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Chapter Networking Sessions! - AIHPC & DXC
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Our Artificial Intelligence & High-Performance Computing Chapter, as well as the Digital Transformation Chapter had their respective Networking Nights in the past month.

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Firing up JumpStart Ignite!
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123JumpStart members participated in the pilot session of JumpStart Ignite.

JumpStart Ignite is a brand new initiative of SGTech – 123JumpStart aimed to provide training and promote corporate competencies to the start-up community of SGTech through our members and industry partners.

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Cybersecurity & Data Protection Directory 19/20

Sign-up ends on the 31st of March 2019! Please refer to this link to register today!

UPCOMING EVENTS
 
Mentoring Workshop - 21 Mar

SGTech's Structured Internship Programme (SIP) initiative addresses the perennial issues on talent leakage and SMEs not attracting talents. SMEs are able to participate in Enterprise Singapore SME Talent Programme (STP), with up to 70% funding support of an intern's monthly stipend for meaningful and structured internship.

Come join us in this Mentoring Workshop to learn the skills required to engage and communicate with interns, as well as be given priority to career fairs, Industry sharing sessions and outreach opportunities.

STP-approved SMEs will be highlighted to Institute of Higher Learnings for intern allocation.

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21 Mar 2019
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
SGTech
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Post SG Budget: Building a Global Innovation & Tech Hub

Join speakers from the RHB Research Institute & Ernst & Young Solutions LLP as they share on how our tech companies can

Topics included are: “Market Outlook for Businesses Post SG Budget”, as well as how “Strategic tax considerations and tapping on government support”. Don’t miss this as the event is complimentary for members!

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28 Mar 2019
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
SGTech
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CTRL-ALT-DEL Your Data Privacy

Come and join this event to learn about data privacy and the obligations of every organisation, including startup, has as prescribed under PDPA or GDPR.

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3 Apr 2019
5.30pm - 7.30pm
SGTech
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Tech4Community 2019 – 6th & 7th Apr 2019

Tech4Community 2019, is a CSR initiative organised by SGTech in partnership with IMDA is back again this year! This year’s theme is on “Embracing Digital Readiness” and there will be stage programme and showcases. Save the date and join us on the 6th and 7th April 2019 @ HDB Hub Atrium, Toa Payoh.

SGTech is seeking for volunteers to help out at Tech4Community, if you are keen to volunteer your time, please click here to register and we will contact you soon.
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6 & 7 Apr 2019
5.30pm - 7.30pm
SGTech
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Challenges & Solutions to Expand Your Business Globally

Expanding globally creates incredible opportunities for Singaporean companies.  The United States, China, and Indonesia alone provide almost 2 billion new potential customers.  However, doing business in foreign countries can also be complicated.

Our seminar will discuss strategies to help your company succeed as you explore investments and operations in these 3 important markets.  The speakers have decades of experience working with clients “going global” and making money while doing business internationally.
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10 Apr 2019
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
SGTech
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PARTNER EVENTS
After 6 with TNB Ventures – 18 Mar 2019

Calling all Innovators!

Join TNB Ventures and the SGTech Smart Nation Chapter for some drinks and learn more about the Built Environment Accelerate to Market Programme (BEAMP). You will get to talk to the challenge statements owners and help transform the Built Environment sector together.
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18 Mar 2019
Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre
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Oracle Openworld 26 - 27 Mar

Create Your Tomorrow, Today

Success today requires resiliency, reinvention and thinking ahead. Bring the future into focus at Oracle OpenWorld. Gain enterprise expertise and start-up ingenuity directly from experts across retail, manufacturing, financial services, technology, the public sector, and more. Join innovators as they challenge assumptions, design for better outcomes, and leverage transformational technologies to create future possibilities now.

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26 - 27 Mar 2019
Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre
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IoT Asia 2019 - 27 to 28 March 2019

IoT Asia 2019 is jointly organised by SingEx Exhibitions and the Singapore Industrial Automation Association. 

The event has continuously addressed vital developments in the IoT space and attracted a strong following of attendees. As the rate of IoT technology adoption intensifies across Asia, there is increasing demand for superior infrastructure and advanced solutions to further improve business efficiency and increase bottom line. 

In anticipation of the next wave in IoT transformation, the 6th edition of IoT Asia will see the injection of emerging technologies – Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain. The programmes will deep dive into specific industry applications, enhancing takeaways for attendees

SGTech Members enjoys 15% off All Access and Single Passes, register hereto receive 15% discount off.

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27 - 28 Mar 2019
Hall 1, Singapore Expo
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SkillsFuture Fellowship & SkillsFuture Employer Award

The SkillsFuture Fellowship and SkillsFuture Employer Award recognise and celebrate skills deepening and mastery, as well as strong lifelong learning commitment by individuals and employers.

The application window for the SkillsFuture Fellowship and SkillsFuture Employer Award 2019 will be until 31 Mar 2019.

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31 Mar 2019
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SME Industry Day 2019

Join SME Day 2019 to find out how technology and innovation can help with your business!

Co-organised by A*STAR and Enterprise Singapore, SMEs can expect to find a full spectrum of technology-related initiatives from the industry and partner agencies.

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4 Apr 2019
8.30 AM - 5.00 PM
Resorts World Convention Centre
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GATES Indonesia Business Channel Summit – 18 to 20 June 2019

GATES Channel Summits are 3 Day events that bring together leading ICT Channels from across the region and give technology vendors an opportunity to engage with them in a pre-scheduled 1-to-1 meeting format, followed by inspiring Key Notes, Market Insights, Business Strategies, useful business cases and many informal networking opportunities.

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18 to 20 June 2019
Grand Mirage Resort & Thalasso Bali, Indonesia
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iMAP TRADE SHOWS

International Marketing Activities Programme (iMAP)
is a funding from Enterprise Singapore (ESG) which supports overseas business missions and Singapore Pavilions at international trade fairs organised by a TAC.

iMAP operates on a reimbursement basis. Funding will be disbursed through TACs to the eligible companies. Singapore-registered companies who exhibit under the Singapore Pavilion led by SGTech at the below trade shows can enjoy the iMAP funding supported by Enterprise Singapore (ESG)*.

Please contact Jezerie at jezerie@sgtech.org.sg for more info.
*Terms & Conditions apply

Upcoming iMAP Events:

23-24 Apr - Asia IoT Business Platform Malaysia 2019, Kuala Lumpur

8-10 May - Japan IT Week 2019 Spring Part 2, Tokyo

22-23 May - Cloud Expo Asia Hong Kong 2019, Hong Kong

18-20 Jun - NXTAsia 2019, Singapore

24-25 Jul - Asia IoT Business Platform Philippines 2019, Manila

31 Jul -1 Aug - Asia IoT Business Platform Thailand 2019, Bangkok

26-29 Aug - Smart China Expo 2019, Chongqing

28-29 Aug - Asia IoT Business Platform Indonesia 2019, Jakarta

1-3 Oct - GovernmentWare 2019, Singapore

9-10 Oct - Cloud Expo Asia 2019, Singapore

6-8 Nov - Cyber Security Indonesia 2019, Jakarta

18-19 Nov - Asia IoT Business Platform Vietnam 2019, Ho Chi Minh City

19-21 Nov - Smart City Expo World Congress 2019, Barcelona

27-29 Nov - CEBIT ASEAN Thailand 2019, Bangkok

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