Highlights at Day 1 of EmTech Asia 2018

Credits : EmTech Asia 2018

EmTech Asia 2018, the world's most anticipated conference on emerging technologies that matter, kicked off today with well-attended series of curated sessions on innovation; building future cities; commercialisation; bioengineering and medicine; augmented and virtual reality; quantum computing and security; and consumer internet.  

Over 700 like-minded individuals sharing the innovation bug attended the first day of EmTech Asia.

At the "Enabling Competitive Asian Economies with Hyperloop One" by Paul Smith, Business Development and Field Operations. He discussed how this new technology they are developing will have a big impact on the transport system in Asia in terms of efficiency and energy conservation.

Bridging the Deep Tech Gap: From Research to Commercialisation by Steve Leonard, Founding CEO, SGInnovate at EmTech Asia 2018.

The 360 dome and Tag Team Mixes Reality booths at the EmTech Asia 2018 exhibition.

 Every year, EmTech Asia also highlights 10 Innovators Under 35 from Southeast Asia, Taiwan, Australia and New Zealand whose superb technical work promises to change the world.

Vivienne Ming on Maximising Human Potential in the age of AI: "Humans fail not because they can't do the job but because we are failing to equip them with the needed skills. The world is moving faster and will never be this slow. We have to build people for uncertainty."

What’s on tomorrow?

Some of the exciting sessions from tomorrow include the Artificial Intelligence panels, where speakers such as Tong Zhang, Executive Director at Tencent AI Lab, Oriol Vinyals, Research Scientist at Google Deepmind, and Bill Dally, Chief Scientist at NVIDIA will be presenting.

Other highlights include sessions on Automation in the Electronic Manufacturing Industry, developments as our world face the 10 Billion Population Challenge, and the new frontiers in the in Space and Aerospace innovation. To cap off the conference, a ceremony to honour the Innovators under 35 will be held after the sessions.

For more information on the conference, please visit http://emtechasia.com/.

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