InfoComm Southeast Asia Summit

20-22 October 2021

 

About the InfoComm Southeast Asia Summit

Held in conjunction with the InfoComm Southeast Asia 2021 exhibition, the Summit boasts a diverse array of conferences and smaller-group seminars covering a wide range of topics from strategic leadership, to industry trends and the latest technologies.

These are spread over seven different Summit Tracks.

Diverse Summit Tracks

The Pinnacle

A gathering of thought leaders, inspirational figures, and movers and shakers who will share their thoughts about the future and what it would take to get there.

AV Leaders Connect

A by-invite only C-suite gathering for AV and IT channel market players highlighting strategic issues and key technology trends .

AV Managers Day

Designed specifically for project and mid-level managers to deep-dive into solving day-to-day challenges in the form of quick-fire discussions between industry peers and market experts.

The KEEN Program

Combining knowledge exchange with experience and networking, this program comprises focus group dialogues, show floor tours and outbound site visits.

AVIXA Seminars

AV technical personnel and professional end-users from various industries can learn technical skills and knowiedge directly from experts from AVIXA, the organization representation Pro-AV and Integrated Experience Solutions professionals worldwide.

AVIXA Flashtracks

Designed for AV professionals of all ages and experience levels, these 20-minute sessions about hot topics in the industry include short excerpts from AVIXA courses with practical, applicable ideas and skills.

Industry Forums

industry Forums hone in on major industry projects in Asia, as well as factors impacting the industry. Presentations will also include the developments of AV in the industries, as well as new technologies that will affect the industry in the near future.

3-Day Agenda Summit

  • Wed, 20 OCT 2021
  • Thu, 21 OCT 2021
  • Fri, 22 OCT 2021

DAY 1 20 OCT 2021, Wednesday

Plenary -The Future of Work

10:30 – 10:40AM

Opening Remarks

10:40 – 11:20AM

Opening Keynote: Pro AV Meets AI – What the Future Looks Like

It is expected that the pro AV industry is to see greater adoption of AI in future powered by the cloud, 5G’s lightning-fast connectivity, IoT sensors etc.  But how far into the future is pro AV’s “AI moment”? Which AV applications are best suited for AI at scale?

11:20 – 11:50AM

The Future of Work – The Shift in Workforce Skillsets and the Nature of Work

Technology is redefining how, when, where and what work is done. When remote working became the new norm, how are companies leveraging (or failing to leverage) technology to improve talent management and the employee experience? How is technology shaping the development of new business models overall?

11:50 – 12:20PM

Case Study: Create Better Digital Experiences for Remote Workers

Today’s most innovative, technology-enabled workplaces are delivering instant communication, enhanced connectivity, interactive digital experiences that promote employee engagement and productivity.

12:20 – 01:00PM

Panel Discussion: The Future Workplace Realities
  • What will be the changes of future workplace in terms of design, space and technology adoption accelerated by COVID 19?

  • How is AV driving innovation and what does the future of AV in the workplace look like?

01:00 – 2:00PM

Lunch Break

Afternoon Industry Forums

Education

2:00 – 2:30PM

The future of learning and teaching – what changes lie ahead?

2:30 – 3:00PM

Modernize the classrooms – What EdTech solutions must we incorporate?

Although the lecture halls would not vanish in the future, it is imperative that the educational institutions employ cutting-edge audio-visual technologies to create a more stimulating learning environment in the long run.

3:00 – 3:30PM

Case study: Enhancing eLearning experience through AR, VR and gamification

3:30 – 4:00PM

Afternoon Break

4:00 – 4:30PM

Smart campus: Streamlining facilities management for a sustainable campus of the future

4:30 – 5:00PM

Case study: Using technology to connect classrooms to worldwide learning experiences

Healthcare

2:00 – 2:30PM

How AR and VR are transforming healthcare?

2:30 – 3:00PM

Accelerated by Covid-19, will telehealth become the new norm?

Telehealth is the use of digital and telecommunications technology to access health care services remotely. It’s a marriage of medicine, and technology.

3:00 – 3:30PM

Panel discussion – Lessons learnt from dealing with a global pandemic
  • What weaknesses in policy and healthcare systems have been exposed?

  • What are the long-term challenges resulting from covid-19, and how can we manage and mitigate them most effectively?

  • What should be done differently if we have to fight the spread of covid-19 again?

3:30 – 4:00PM

Afternoon Break

4:00 – 4:30PM

Beyond Coronavirus: The need for contactless healthcare solutions  

4:30 – 5:00PM

Introducing the massive potential of 3D printing in the healthcare industry

The healthcare and life science industries have already been hit by the 3D printing wave. 6% of healthcare providers in Europe have already adopted 3D printing, while 17% of respondents are planning to start investing in 3D printing in the next 12 months.

AV Manager’s Day

2:00 – 2:30PM

Designed specifically for mid-level management, AV Managers Day will deep-dive into solving pressing yet critical operational, project management and design challenges faced by AV teams. This session helps to prepare and better equip the mid-level managers to optimize their project delivery and efficiency.

DAY 2 21 OCT 2021, Thursday

Industry Forums

Retail

10:30 AM – 11:10 A 

The future of retail – What does it take to accelerate your brand in today’s digital-first world?

What have we learnt from the pandemic? what are the new rules for success?

11:10AM – 11:40 AM 

Case study: Bringing customer’s digital experience to the next level through AR/ VR

11:40 AM – 12:10 AM 

Case study: Transforming the physical stores into a powerful media channel with retail tech

12:10PM – 12:40PM 

Why live streaming should be in your future marketing strategy?

12:40PM – 01:10PM 

Case study: Creating an immersive retail experience

01:10PM – 02:00PM 

Lunch Break

Government

10:30 AM – 11:10 A 

Digital government transformation post covid-19

Reopening government will not mean returning to business as usual; the next normal will be different. COVID-19 has disrupted nearly every area of government, from public transit to welfare services to law enforcement.

11:10AM – 11:40 AM 

Case study: Building a world class AV conference system for effective communication and collaboration

11:40 AM – 12:10 AM 

AI as part of the Smart City management solution

Artificial Intelligence is a critical component of any smart infrastructure. Contact tracing, temperature sensors on buses, ability to manage data from the edge and alert people to the need for human interaction of infrastructure systems etc.

12:10PM – 12:40PM 

Case study: Priorities in government’s digital transformation journey

Automating government processes can be incredibly challenging.  What should be automated?  In what order? Who determines this and how?

12:40PM – 01:10PM 

Tech solutions to enable a digital government and smart nation

01:10PM – 02:00PM 

Lunch Break

AV Manager’s Day

10:30 AM – 11:10 A 

Designed specifically for mid-level management, AV Managers Day will deep-dive into solving pressing yet critical operational, project management and design challenges faced by AV teams. This session helps to prepare and better equip the mid-level managers to optimize their project delivery and efficiency.

01:10PM – 02:00PM

Lunch Break

Transport

02:00PM – 02:30PM

The future of public transport powered by AI and Automation

02:30PM – 03:00PM

How contact free technologies will revolutionize the airport experience post COVID-19

facial recognition, self-baggage drops and thermal cameras, biometric airport surveillance cameras, augmented reality and virtual reality-based gaming rooms, audiovisual and hologram initiatives for entertainment in airport.

03:00PM – 03:30PM

Reducing traffic and congestion through smart traffic management system

Traffic management systems consist of a wide array of components including the collection and processing of real-time traffic data, traffic monitoring platforms, and traffic control systems for traffic signs and digital road signage systems. In a smart city context, these components require close integration in close cooperation between governments and the private sector to address the rampant urban congestions challenges

03:30PM – 04:00PM

Afternoon Break

04:00PM – 04:30PM

Case study: Inside a self-driving car – introducing the key AV and AI solutions

To perceive visual surroundings, most self-driving cars have some combination of three visual systems: video cameras, radar and lidar. The AI synthesizes the data from these different systems to fully map out its surroundings and watch out for unexpected obstacles.

04:30PM – 05:00PM

Enabling autonomous vehicles on the road: Roadside infrastructure upgrade on 5G, roadside sensors, machine-readable signs, road markings

Autonomous vehicles require excellent roads, harmonized regulations, and standards for the construction and renovation of roads. On-road telematics, lanes, signage, crash barriers, sidewalks, and curbs need to become smarter or completely change their appearance.

Hospitality

02:00PM – 02:30PM

Future hospitality industry trends for the next 5 years

02:30PM – 03:00PM

Create the 5-star customer experience with latest AV technologies

digital signage, multilingual wayfinding, video collaboration, outdoor displays, interactivity and a host of other AV technologies to stand out from the competition, attract new business and increase revenue

03:00PM – 03:30PM

Smart contactless hotels – Ready for the contactless era?

Check in with facial recognition and Robots guide guests to their rooms. Curtains, air conditioners, TVs and lighting are all automatically adjusted. The high degree of automation means each hotel only needs one or two employees to deal with emergencies.

03:30PM – 04:00PM

Afternoon Break

04:00PM – 04:30PM

The Future of Themed Entertainment and Theme Parks

04:30PM – 05:00PM

What’s travel like by 2030?

The travel industry does have a future. By 2030, there will be 1.8 billion worldwide tourists a year, according to the United Nations World Tourism Organization, but the travel experience could be totally different by then.

DAY 3 22 OCT 2021, Friday

AVIXA Seminars

10:30AM – 12:00PM

Learn directly from the experts. AV technical personnel and professional end-users from various industries who wish to upgrade their skills and knowledge will find the seminars an invaluable learning opportunity to enhance their AV professional’s technical skills and knowledge.

Featured 2019 Speakers & Topics

Alec Graham

AV Solutions Architect

Citadel Technology
Abdul Waheed

CTS Managing Director

EYTE Technologies Pvt Ltd
Akash Singh

Manager, Product Training & Development

Globus Infocom Limited
Ashish Bajaj

Director, Enterprise Sales

Harman International (India) Pvt. Ltd.

Other Learning Platforms

NIXT Southeast Asia Summit

Co-located with InfoComm Southeast Asia 2021, deep dive into the word of emerging technologies like 5G, AR, XR and IoT via the 3-day conference program.

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InfoComm Southeast Asia Summit

Customized sessions at the Summit cater to a diverse range of different learning needs, from understanding high-level strategic thinking to industry and technology-focused sessions.

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Speak at InfoComm Southeast Asia Summit

If you would like to participate as a presenter/speaker at InfoComm Southeast Asia Summit, please contact Sammi Zhang at sammizhang@infocommasia.com.

The Pinnacle

The Pinnacle is the highest platform to decode how technology is radically shaking up today’s landscape be it in macroeconomic trends, business strategies and social implications.This unique gathering is aimed at bringing together inspirational champions and influential leaders to mind-share their transformational vision, journey in adversity, innovative approaches, and contribution towards shaping a better future.

In this 3-hour session, catch a glimpse of this thought-provoking forum starting with opening keynote, followed by panel discussion by leading subject matter experts to focus and decode major elements on how industries are transforming under the emergence of disruptive technologies, increasing demand for customer experience and new business partnerships in today’s data-driven economy.

InfoComm Southeast Asia 2021 invites to you to book your seats early and stay tuned for more updates on the program highlights, roundtable discussion and and networking sessions with industry captains.

AV Leaders Connect

The AV Leaders Connect is the arena where C-suites from the professional AV continue to push forward with new technology innovations and synergistic partnerships in this expanding frontier, discussing how disruptive technologies will change the increasing demands of end users and industries alike.

In conjunction with the show opening segment, this forum will set the tone addressing pressing industry concerns. Taking inspiration from the keynote address and panel discussion, this market-driven session will address key directions, landscape impacts and how new technology innovation will revolutionise the future of AV business know-how.

AV Managers Day

Designed specifically for mid-level management, AV Managers Day will deep-dive into solving pressing yet critical operational, project management and design challenges faced by AV teams. Technical seminars, trainings and hands-on application workshops will take place over the 3 days at the event to prepare and better equip this important group of mid-level managers to optimize their project delivery and efficiency.

This program will address key discussion areas surrounding design, audio, video, network in various formats, providing a thorough undertstanding of the CTS syllabus, best practices, know-hows and technology innovation within the AV industry. You are strongly encouraged to design your program path,  by seeking consultation and advice from industry or market experts, whilst completing this annual peer-to-peer networked learning session during the event.

The KEEN Program

The KEEN program was formulated based on a total experience approach i.e. Knowledge, Experience, Exchange and Network. It is designed to ensure that the end user or customer fully appreciates and understand the essence of AV meets technology in the context of their industry, and how to deploy it best. This program comprises layered components which includes a dialogue session, an identified project application or fixed installation site visit, a use case study presentation at the summit followed by a guided show floor tour.

Aside to the detailed program planned specifically for the end users at the show, the program will also be fortified by deeper industry engagement sessions through regional peer networking sessions to enhance industry knowledge exchange and sharing at this annual Summit.

AVIXA Seminars

Here’s a sneak peak at the topics presented in IFSEA 2019:

  • Fundamentals of Acoustics
  • Meeting Audio System Requirements for National and Local Government
  • Designing for User Experience
  • SDVoE, The Matrix Transformation
  • Live Sound Challenges in the South East Asian Region
  • Balancing Audio Systems
  • How AV Standards Can Help Grow the Business & Market/Eco System
  • When AV meets IT – The Evolution of Signal Transmission
  • Introduction to Dante: The de-facto audio networking standard
  • Essential Math for AV Projects
  • Creating Standard Operating Procedures
  • CTS Prep Workshop: CTS Exams – How to Study for It? with CTS Mock Exams

AVIXA Flashtracks

Here’s a sneak peak at the topics presented in IFSEA 2019:

  • Twenty-Minute Design School: Audio Equipment Selection, by Specs
  • Twenty-Minute Design School: Designing for User Experience
  • Creating Everlasting Impression with Infinitely-Scalable, Pixel-perfect Video Walls – A Case Study
  • Twenty-Minute NAVS: Network Analysis – Packet Capture Using Wireshark
  • Powering Campus Safety with IoT Solutions
  • 10 Standards You Should Know About
  • How Big is Big Enough? DISCAS Standard Calculator to the Rescue
  • Twenty-Minute Tech Manager School: Creating an SOP
  • Twenty-Minute NAVS: Security Against Hackers
  • Presented by TS Gopalakrishnan, CTS-D, CTS-I, Volunteer Instructor, AVIXA
  • Overcoming Intermittent Data Connectivity Problems for In-train Video Entertainment – A Case Study
  • Game-changing innovation in the control room
  • LDAP, RADIUS, 3rd party authentication, 1 credential to rules them all
  • Audio Enhancing the User Experience
  • Creating Everlasting Impression with Infinitely-Scalable, Pixel-perfect Video Walls – A Case Study
  • The Problem with AV Global Deployments
  • Twenty-Minute Installation School : Setting Up Your Audio Amplifier

Industry Forums

Here’s a sneak peak at the topics presented in IFSEA 2019:

  • Trends in Smart Buildings Technology
  • Smart Buildings – How Technology is Changing Facilities
  • Form Follows Function – Architectural Space Design for Audiovisual
  • Live Events Project Management Workshop
  • GIIS – A Smart School Campus Case Study
  • A Case Study of Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
  • Bridging the Gap between Space, People, Technology
  • Zoom Rooms and the Modern Workplace
  • Next Generation Hospitality Technology in Asia
  • The Recipe for Successful Hotel and Convention Technology
  • Landmark Multimedia Features for Transportation Infrastructure
  • AV in Transportation Hubs : Planning for Audio Visual
  • Trends of Operation Centers
  • Quadram Institute Case study
  • Secure Digital Media for Global Enterprise
  • Technological Trends for Enhanced Visitor Experience in Museums, Theme Parks and Experiential Venues
  • Technology Contribution to the Modern Olympic Games
  • Building a World Class Digital Hospital – Technology Considerations
  • Healthcare Innovation Technologies

Topic: Tech Dialogue: 5G, Data and IoT - How to Avoid Being Left Behind

Tech Dialogue: 5G, Data and IoT – How to Avoid Being Left Behind?

  • How will 5G transform business operations and consumer behaviours?
  • Age of big data: what to expect and how to prepare for It
  • Building a cognitive enterprise through AI-powered transformation
  • Key take-aways for business to stay competitive and sustainable

Moderator:

Jane Lo, Correspondent, MySecurityMedia; Director, Finboxx

Panellists:

Vihang Shah, Executive Advisor, SynFiny Advisors, Singapore

John Lee, Managing Director (ASIA PACIFIC), GRF ASIA-PACIFIC Pte Ltd

Oleg Ishanov, Director of Information Security, Acronis