FIRST Industry Workshop 2021

Diving into new frontiers in academia and industry collaboration

Hear from leading industry and academia experts as they deliver impactful keynote addresses and a forum panel discussion themed 'University-Industry Collaboration: Entrepreneurship and Innovation'. 

Date: 28 July 2021, Wednesday
Time: 9AM to 12.30PM

Registration is now open and closes on 28 July 2021.

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Event Programme

Time Programme
9.00AM

Opening Address

Professor Yeo Kiat Seng
Associate Provost, Research and International Relations, Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD)

9.15AM

Keynote - Building SCM Resilience in the De-Globalisation Age

Mr Chaney Ho 
Co-Founder and Executive Director of Board of Advantech Co. Ltd
and
Advisor, Singapore Mentorship Committee (SMC)

9.45AM

Keynote - Reimagining Unicorns of the Future

Dr David Ong
Senior Partner, Naef Group Spiele AG
and
Chairman, Singapore Mentorship Committee (SMC)

10.15AM

Keynote - The Rise of Self-Reconfigurable Maintenance Robots

Assistant Professor Mohan Rajesh Elara
Engineering Product Development (EPD), Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD)

10.45AM

Forum Panel Discussion - University-Industry Collaboration: Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Ms Celestine Khoo
Senior Director, Venture, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD)

Mr Eugene Wee
Director, Enterprise Division, A*STAR

Ms Hemalatha Annamalai
Founder, Uni Connect
and
Investor & Mentor in Disruptive Startups

Mr Jeremy Sim
First Prototyper, Audacity
and
Creative Director, Mistletoe

Mr Nicholas Ma
CEO, Huawei International Pte Ltd

11.45AM

Industry Spotlight

EBM-PAPST | HUAWEI | ROHDE-SCHWARZ SMC

12.00PM

Research Showcase

Speaker Profiles & Keynote Abstract
Forum Panel Discussion