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A Recap of CommunicAsia2015 Summit
At an event aptly themed as ‘Defining What’s Shaping the Future of The Global ICT World’, close to 600 industry experts from across the globe congregated to hear from a stellar line-up of 176 industry thought-leaders. Roundtable discussions, panel debates, case studies and demonstrations delivered practical content on where the ICT industry is heading to and on ways the organisations need to adopt to stay ahead of the competition.
CommunicAsia2015 Summit introduced 12 specially crafted tracks of which 3 were new and 3 engaging post conference workshops that addressed the most pertinent issues facing the ICT industry such as cybersecurity and smart big data analytics.
On the first day, Ajay Sunder, Vice President – Telecoms, APAC of Frost & Sullivan started the summit proceedings by delivering a keynote speech on the opportunities, challenges, and impacts of the global mega trends in ICT industry. His presentation was followed by a panel discussion on what role the ICT industry stakeholders play in the age of ‘the internet of everything’.
In the combined morning plenary with the BroadcastAsia 2015 International Conference on the second day, Steve Leonard, Executive Deputy Chairman, IDA Singapore, shared the country’s visions on Smart Nations and how the future is dependent on improving smart communications. Hari Krishnan, Managing Director – APAC & Japan, LinkedIn then delivered a visionary address on what business leaders need to do to connect to opportunities.
There was a Thought-Leaders Panel where telecom operators and broadcasters shared their view on the currently raging topic on Convergence or Collision – Blurring Lines Between Broadcasting and Telecommunications. The panelists from Telekom Malaysia, MediaCorp and PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia discussed how broadcasters and telecom operators faring in the digital age in attracting users and how they can co-exist in developing zero-latency delivery systems and creating seamless user experience.
On the third day, Kevin Ackhurst from Google for Work presented the opening keynote on elevating enterprise mobility followed by the keynote by Peter Moore from Amazon Web Services who presented on how the delivery and consumption of information/communication has changed in the regional public sector. A very interesting panel discussion on the changing roles of CIO/CTO/CMOs attracted a lot of interaction.
All the 12 individual tracks that followed the morning plenaries had an active participation and interactive Q & A sessions which were well moderated by the track chairpersons.
The Summit ended on a high note with participants rendering glowing feedback and also on what they wish to see and learn at the upcoming CommunicAsia2016 Summit!