InfoComm Southeast Asia Summit

21 – 22 October 2021

About the InfoComm Southeast Asia Summit

Held in conjunction with the InfoComm Southeast Asia 2021 GoVIRTUAL, 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 four different Summit Tracks.

Diverse Summit Tracks

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.

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.

Technology Forums

This is a platform where attendees learn about specific technologies such as digital signage and audio technology. The Technology Forums aim to present information and discussion about how these current and emerging technologies can help meet today’s – and tomorrow’s – challenges.

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.

AV Leaders Connect

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

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.

2 Day Agenda Summit on InfoComm Southeast Asia 2021 GoVIRTUAL

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

DAY 1 • 21 OCTOBER 2021

10:00 – 10:30

10:30 – 11:00

Keynote: The Global AI Agenda and Impacts on Business

Sachin Chitturu, Partner, McKinsey Singapore

Keynote: Digital Transformation for Business in SEA – Where are We at Now?

Axel Winter, Chief Digital Officer, Siam Piwat, Thailand

NIXT SUMMIT

Technology Forums & AVIXA Seminars

The Technology Era is Here – How Prepared Are You?
Technology Forum
Conference & Collaboration

11:00 – 12:00

Panel Discussion: Find the Right Direction in a Chaos of Digital Transformation

  • How to design your digital business model for success?
  • How to choose the right technology for the right process?
  • How to build the right talent and culture to ensure a successful transformation?

Moderator:

  • Pradeep Khanna, Executive Director, Asia Pacific, VR AR Association

11:00 – 11:30

Hybrid Office – How to Enhance Videoconferencing Collaboration Experience in Office

Fong Ho, SIU South East Asia Sales Manager, AVer Information Inc.

LEARN THE BEST FROM END USERS
BANKING & HEALTHCARE CASE STUDIES
TECHNOLOGY FORUM
DIGITAL SIGNAGE

14:00 – 14:30

Banking Case Study: Moving Beyond the Blockchain Hype – Lessons from An Early Adopter

Silawat Santivisat, Senior Executive Vice President, Head of Transaction Banking, Kasikornbank, Thailand

14:00 – 14:30

Case Study: Ensuring an Excellent Experience for Hybrid Learning

 

14:30 – 15:00

Case Study: Blockchain Implementation in Zuellig Pharma

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), an estimated one in 10 drugs sold in developing countries is fake or substandard, and while tens of millions of counterfeit drugs are seized yearly by law enforcement agencies like Interpol.  Over the past few years, Zuellig Pharma has been working on a blockchain-based solution, eZTracker, to try and address this troubling issue.  In this session, we will discuss real-world use case of blockchain in the pharmaceutical supply chain and analyze the current state of these efforts.

Athikom Kanchanavibhu, Vice President, Transformation & Project, Zuellig Pharma Ltd, Thailand

14:30 – 15:00

Case Study: Audio Visual Solutions for the Education Sector

Alex Liu, Overseas Sales Manager, ValueHD Corporation

AV LEADERS CONNECT

15:00 – 15:30

Healthcare Case Study: Utilizing AR VR in Digital Workplace

Immersive technologies such as AR and VR are expected to become essential ingredients in digital workplace strategy. Many interesting use cases have been identified across offices and sites. However, difficulty in assessing technology maturity, and cost and investment performance remain barriers to its adoption.

In this session, we will discuss corporate use cases and analyze the current status of these efforts.

15:00– 16:00

Panel Discussion: State of Southeast Asia AV Industry & Future Outlook

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically changed the world economy, with businesses facing the challenge of having to adapt to this new reality, while planning for future growth. The AV industry has been uniquely affected by the pandemic, with some sectors seeing exponential growth, while others experiencing increasingly difficult to operate markets. With a vastly different AV landscape in the region, join expert AV leaders to discuss new intelligence about market changes, emerging trends and realistic insights into the application of AV products and solutions for channel growth.

Manufacturing & Transport Case Studies

15:30 – 16:00

Smart Farming – How Robotics, Automated Sensors and Drones are Used to Increase Yields and Cut Costs

Dr. Saurabh Katiyar, Deputy Director, Charoen Pokphand Group Co., Ltd, Thailand

15:30 – 16:30

Coping with Pandemic: Adding New Skills in the AV Business – Lessons from India

At its core, the AV industry is all about adaptability. Learning new skills on the fly to realize an installation or live event is what drives companies and individuals on a daily basis. The pandemic has definitely brought challenges to many in the
industry, and there will be a lot of continued challenges ahead. In this session, we hope to inspire with a few stories of how new business and opportunities can emerge from a complete shutdown through to gradual reopening.

16:00 – 16:30

Case study: Data Driven Transformation Journey at Blue Bird Group

As Indonesia’s largest taxi company, bluebird has been seen as a conventional company who shied away from technologies. This session will explain how technology, fueled with data, enables the digital transformation in Bluebird Group.

Paul Soegianto, Chief Strategy Officer, Blue Bird Group, Indonesia

DAY 2 • 22 OCTOBER 2021

NIXT SUMMIT

Technology Forums & AVIXA Seminars

Cloud and Infrastructure Delivery Strategies
Technology Forum

10:00 – 10:30

Keynote: The Impact of IoT on Infrastructure and Operations

Praveen Lala, Director of Digital Services, APAC/India, GE Digital, Singapore

10:00 – 10:30

Top Considerations before Investing in Video Wall

Rob Fowler, Sales Director, Asia Pacific, PPDS (Professional Display Solutions)

 

10:30 – 11:00

Case Study: Data Platform in the Cloud-Agility for the Data Team

With the abundance of tools and services in the market, starting your data journey has never been easier. In this presentation, Suksant will demonstrate how being cloud-first and autonomous can help companies accelerate their analytics agenda.

Suksant (Hui) Sae Lor, Head of Data Engineering, Chalhoub Group, Thailand

10:00 – 10:30

Case Study: Mission-Critical Command and Control Centre

This is to illustrate the criticality of what operators and administrators are facing when working in a command-and-control centre. Learn how operators can carry out their tasks more efficiently with well managed controls at higher availability rate.

Ron Wong, Senior Manager, IHSE Asia

Retail Case Studies
AV Managers Day – Houses of Worship

11:00 – 11:30

F&B Digitization: How to Ensure a Smooth Digital Transformation Journey

Damien Cummings, Chief, Digital Strategy & Leadership, National University of Singapore (NUS-ISS)

11:00 – 11:30

How to Keep Congregations Connect with AV?

Case Study from United States

11:30 – 12:30

“Need for Speed”: The Impact of Speedy Customer Service on Customer Satisfaction

Sandeep John, Head of Field Marketing for South East Asia, Freshworks

11:30 – 12:00

How to Keep Congregations Connect with AV?

Case Study from Singapore

Steven Yeoh, Technical Director, Hope Church

 

12:00 – 12:30

Top Considerations When Deploying AV Technology in your House of Worship

In the digital era, audio and visual technology are a must-have for worship venues to ensure – and increase – congregation attendance. From music to scripture to sermons, these venues have a variety of inspirational content to relay to patrons, but often, houses of worship don’t have the tools needed to effectively do so. Understand what you need to consider when deploying AV Technology in your House of Worship

Thom Mullins CTS, CTS-D, Senior Audiovisual Consultant/ Project Manager, Affiliated Engineers, Inc, USA

The Evolution of Talent Management and IT Culture
AVIXA WORKSHOP

14:00 – 14:30

Keynote: People-Centric and Next-Generation Digitization Strategy

Toward 2030, enterprise technology and ways-of-working will enter a whole new dimension. Existing thinking is no longer valid, and the New World based on people-centric principles will fundamentally change the business itself. In this session, we show strategies to take, actions to take, and advice for future-oriented business and technology leaders, based on future trends.

Dennis van Heezik, Global Chief Digital Officer, Etex, Thailand

14:00 – 14:45

Challenges for Business Leaders Today and How to Overcome them

COVID-19 has brought about a different world. Businesses have faced numerous challenges during the pandemic and facing obstacles growing and expanding their business. In this session, find out what challenges business leaders are facing during this difficult time and how they overcome them.

14:30 – 15:00

Case Study: Establish a New Mindset – the Future of Technology Leadership

In the past few years, many companies have implemented digital and bimodal mode two practices, but most have suspended at POC or have not achieved much. The biggest reason for this is not changing the way of thinking and working from the past. This session focuses on organizing mindsets (thinking) to cope with the new era.

14:45 – 15:30

User Experience in Technology Design

The session will discuss how the foundation and methodologies of User Experience can be applied to improve the way we deliver to our clients, how we can design for experiences before technologies for an optimal and exceptional clients and customer experiences. 

Essam Refai, Senior Technology Consultant, AV Team Lead, Aurecon

15:00 – 15:30

What Types of Talent Do We Need in the Digital Era?

Wing Git Chan, Group Head, Talent & Excitement, Luxasia, Singapore

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 and IoT via the 2-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.

AV Managers Day

Topics include:

  • Worship Service

AVIXA Seminars

Topics include:

  • Hybrid office – How to Enhance Videoconferencing Collaboration Experience in Office
  • Workshop: User Experience in Technology Design

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

Technology Forums

Topics include:

  • Hybrid office – How to Enhance Videoconferencing Collaboration Experience in Office
  • Case Study: Ensuring an Excellent Experience for Hybrid learning
  • Case Study: Audio Visual Solutions for the Education Sector
  • Top Considerations before Investing in Video Wall
  • Case Study: Mission-Critical Command and Control Centre

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

AV Leaders Connect

Topics include:

  • Keynote: How the Pandemic Proved AV’s Worth – AV Trends & Update
  • Coping with Pandemic: Adding New Skills in the AV Business-
  • Lessons from India

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.