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Deciphering Tech, One Bit at a Time

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15 - 16 November 2018 at PSDC, Penang

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What is deTECH Conference 2018?

Driverless cars are on the horizon—but are we ready for them? Will humanoid robots and artificial intelligence ever rule the world? And the list grows.

New forms of technologies are changing how we live our day-to-day, but in what ways? Join the conversation at #deTECH18 and gain key insights on technological revolutions that are bound to change the world forever.

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Why Should I Come?

We have over 15 expert speakers and trainers talking across tracks and workshops. In just the span of two days, you will get to meet and network with over 500 attendees, speakers, exhibitors and sponsors. Whether you are a student, educator or one who works for a corporation, #deTECH18 has something for everyone.

Key Themes

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Fintech

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Blockchain

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Cloud Computing

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Internet of Things (IoT)

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Artificial Intelligence

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Design Thinking

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Big Data Analytics & API Economy

Speakers & Panelists

Matthew Pragasam
Matthew Pragasam 
CTO, CT Group (CTG)
Nicholas Lim
Nicholas Lim 
CTO, Soft Space
How Yong Guan
How Yong Guan 
CTO, Poladrone
Sean Tay
Sean Tay 
CEO, Matrix Connexion
Aaron Chong
Aaron Chong 
COO, Matrix Connexion
Abhilash Murthy
Abhilash Murthy 
Founder, Bus Uncle
Raj Kissu
Raj Kissu 
Founder, Omnimatics
Mohan Belani
Mohan Belani 
Co-Founder and CEO, e27
Flavien Lambert
Flavien Lambert 
Data Analyst/Scientist, Piktochart
Kenneth Ho
Kenneth Ho 
Founder and CEO, BEAM
Kee Chong Wei
Kee Chong Wei 
Executive Director, Telebort Technologies
Chester Chin
Chester Chin 
CTO, 12Make
Maxine Abrogar
Maxine Abrogar 
UX Designer, Piktochart
Daniel B. Ruppert
Daniel B. Ruppert 
Group CEO, Sedania Innovator
Jen Yen
Jen Yen 
UI/UX Designer, Piktochart
Aaron Lim
Aaron Lim 
Director, Goody25
Alex Ooi
Alex Ooi 
Director, GoBiz
Chen Hui Jing
Chen Hui Jing 
Developer
Snake Chia
Snake Chia 
Microsoft MVP
Senthamil Selvan
Senthamil Selvan 
Microsoft MVP
Joe Chai
Joe Chai 
Solutions Architect, ProximaX
Leroy Mah
Leroy Mah 
Business Development, NEM Malaysia

Moderator

Jeff Sandhu
Jeff Sandhu 
Producer, BFM 89.9

Agenda

  • Day 01 15 Nov 2018
    0830 Registration
    0900 Exhibition Visit
    0930 Opening Remarks
    Howie Chang (aCAT Penang & Ayuh Bina)
    0940 Conference Keynote
    Chang Jia Ying (Conference Chair)
    0950 Blockchain: A New Type of Internet
    Matthew Pragasam, CTO of CT Group (CTG)
    1030 The Move Towards a Cashless Society
    Nicholas Lim, CTO of Soft Space
    1110 Innovation in Fintech
    Daniel B. Ruppert, Group CEO of Sedania Innovator
    1150 Lunch Break & Exhibition
    1300 Cloud As The New Normal
    Sean Tay, CEO of Matrix Connexion
    1340 Big Data in Agriculture
    How Yong Guan, CTO of Poladrone
    1430 Interactive Workshops
    ― Cloud Computing on Google Cloud Platform by Aaron Chong, COO of Matrix Connexion
    ― Building Layouts with Modern CSS by Chen Hui Jing
    ― When Design Becomes Meaningful by Maxine Abrograr and Jen Yen of Piktochart
    ― Introduction to Azure Sphere by Snake Chia
    ― Blockchain as Service by Senthamil Selvan
    1600 Break & Networking
    1640 Panel Discussion: The Era of Fintech: Where Does Malaysia Stand?
    Moderator: Jeff Sandhu, Producer of BFM 89.9
    Panelists: Matthew Pragasam, CTO of CT Group (CTG) / Nicholas Lim, CTO of Soft Space / Daniel B. Ruppert, Group CEO, Sedania Innovator
    1740 Wrap Up Of Day 1 & Briefing For Day 2
  • Day 02 16 Nov 2018
    0830 Registration
    0900 Exhibition Visit
    0915 Arrival of YB Steven Sim
    0925 Opening Remarks
    Howie Chang (aCAT Penang & Ayuh Bina)
    0930 Opening Remarks
    Poh Heem Heem (PSDC)
    0940 Opening Remarks
    YB Steven Sim (Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports Malaysia)
    1000 Launching Ceremony
    1020 Brefing on Day 2
    1030 Because Robots are People Too
    Abhilash Murthy, Founder of BusUncle
    1110 Internet of Things is about Data, not about Things
    Raj Kissu, Founder of Omnimatics
    1140 Lunch Break & Exhibition
    1300 Startup Ecosystem Trends in Asia
    Mohan Belani, CEO of e27
    1340 Panel Discussion: Exploring the Dark Side of Entrepreneurship
    Moderator: Jeff Sandhu, Producer at BFM 89.9
    Panelists: Mohan Belani, CEO of e27 / Kee Chong Wei, Executive Director, Telebort Technologies / Kenneth Ho, Founder and CEO of BEAM
    1450 Interactive Workshops for Startups and Corporates
    ― Intro to ASP.NET MVC (Web development Workshop) by Chester Chin
    ― Concept of New Media Advertising by Aaron Lim and Alex Ooi
    ― Blockchain 101 by Nem Malaysia
    1450 Interactive Workshops for Tech Enthusiasts
    ― Data Analysis and Information Sharing by Flavien Lambert of Piktochart
    ― Introduction to Windows 10 with IoT with Azure IoT Solution by Snake Chia
    1620 Break & Networking
    1700 Panel Discussion: The Next Wave of Business: IoT, AI, and Big Data
    Moderator: Jeff Sandhu, Producer at BFM 89.9
    Panelists: How Yong Guan, CTO of Poladrone / Abhilash Murthy, Founder of Bus Uncle / Raj Kissu, Founder of Omnimatics
    1800 Closing Speech

The Venue

We're hosting this year's conference at PSDC, in conjunction with PSDC’s Industry 4.0 Week.

PSDC (Penang Skills Development Centre)

1, Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah
Kawasan Perindustrian Bayan Lepas
11900 Bayan Lepas
Pulau Pinang

Tickets

Students

RM100
Undergrads and postgrads.
Sales end on Nov 1, 2018.
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Public

RM150
Tech hobbyists and professionals.
Sales end on Nov 1, 2018.
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Organizers, Partners & Sponsors

Organized By

Ayuh Bina

Ayuh Bina

Organiser

aCAT

@CAT Penang

Co-organizer

PSDC

PSDC

Co-organizer

Media Partners and Press

BFM

BFM 89.9

Media Partner

Goody25

Goody25

Media Partner

米雷牛 Millennials

米雷牛 Millennials

Media Partner

Community Partners

BFM

Cradle

Community Partner

BFM

BEAM

Community Partner

Supporting Partners

BFM

Exabytes

Supporting Partner

BFM

Penang STEM

Supporting Partner

Photography Agency

Momenz Creation

Momenz Creation

Photography Agency

Platinum Sponsor

Aemulus Corporation

Aemulus Corporation

Gold Sponsor

NEM Malaysia

NEM Malaysia

Silver Sponsor

ViTrox

ViTrox Technologies

iPay88

iPay88

Bronze Sponsor

Soft Space

Soft Space

Omnimatics

Omnimatics

Omnimatics

Gurney Paragon Mall

Sedania Innovator

Sedania Innovator

Get in Touch

Interested to Sponsor or be one of our Partners?
Email us for any queries.