CollabX Asia (24 to 28September 2018) is our annual flagship conference series. Experts from the field and academia will be invited to share their views on new trends and technologies that are shaking up their specialist industries, and their transnational implications. CollabX Asia will cover topics affecting a diversity of sectors suchas engineering, biomedical science, hospitality, sports, communication and more.
This series of talks is open to the public, alumni and current PSB Academy students, and aims to expose them to the future of the jobs they are headed for, and focus on key skills and talents they will need to hone as they develop their careers here and in the region.
See topics based on your faculty of interest:
School of Engineering and Technology
School of Business and Managment
School of Life and Physical Sciences
International Frontiers(concurrent sessions)
Monday, 24 September 2018
CollabX India:"Digital India Digital Workforce
ByMr. Prem Prakash, Co-Founder CEO of Inventrik,Member of Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Digital Indiais a campaign launched by the Government ofIndiato ensure the Government services are made available to citizens electronically by improved online infrastructure and by increasing Internet connectivity or by making the country digitally empowered in the field of technology.
CollabX Indonesia:"Making Indonesia 4.0
ByMr. Stephanus Widjaja, Founder of BISA (Business Indonesia Singapore Association)
Industry 4.0 is a term that refers to the fourth industrial revolution in manufacturing and industry launched by the Indonesian government. It includes major innovations in the digital technology, biology and hardware automations, and also implies that cyber-physical systems can make their own basic decisions, hence becoming increasingly self-ruling.
CollabX China:"Beyond the Great Firewall Wechat paving the raods for Digital Silk Road
ByMr. Warren Teh,Director and Founder of Biz N Consumer Solution Pte. Ltd.
Digital Silk Road" initiative is a pioneering programm that will channel billions of investment dollars in building social networks across Asia, Africa, and Europe.The main impulse driving the Digital Silk Road initiative came from "One Belt One Road". Wechat, as the most influential social media in China, will be playing a crucial role in combining the countries along the Belt Road. Mr. Warren Teh has been building his brands with digital marketing specifically via WeChat platform since 2013 and he will be sharing with us tips and strategies on WeChat marketing!
School of Engineering and Technology (concurrent sessions)
Tuesday, 25 September 2018
Chartered Engineer(Singapore) - what it's all about
ByDr. Victor Sim - Council Member, Institution of Engineers Singapore
The Institution of Engineers, Singapore (IES) launched the Chartered Engineer (Singapore) Registry at the Opening Ceremony of the inaugural World Engineers Summit (WES) 2013 at the Marina Bay Sands Expo Convention Centre. The Chartered Engineer Registry aims to provide professional recognition to qualified engineers across all sectors. Particularly, for IES members who are engineers in sectors of engineering that do not require them to be registered as Professional Engineers.
!BREAKING NEWS! Find out about IES' first PEI student chapter with PSBA and how students will benefit from the membership.
"Future Safe Workforce --Safety Matters"
ByMr Quek Chin Tuan - Executive Manager, Singapore Institution of Safety Officers
Singapore embarked on the journey towards Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) excellence more than a decade ago. The Workplace Safety and Health Act was enacted on 1 March 2006, guided by the National WSH Strategies developed in 2005 (WSH 2015) and 2008 (WSH 2018), we have strengthened the WSH regulatory framework, built up WSH capability and heightened WSH awareness. We have made significant progress. Our workplace fatal injury rate has declined from 4.9 per 100,000 employed persons in 2004 to 1.9 per 100,000 employed persons in 2015.
School of Business and Management (concurrent sessions)
Wednesday, 26 September 2018
"The Future of Digital PR"
ByIllka Gobius, Managing Director of PINPOINT PR
Singular channels of digital marketing and communications are no longer effective. The changing digital media landscape combined with more sophisticated consumer behaviors means brands are competing for time and attention with other companies, as well as their customers.
!BREAKING NEWS! Find out about PSB-IPRS Student Chapter Benefits and understand how IPRS and PSBA are co-developing a new PR Diploma
The New Role Of A MARTECH: (Marketing + Technology)
In the past, most marketing org charts kind of looked the same. But in the present scenario, it is changing rapidly. Over 75% of enterprises now have an internal executive responsible for bringing marketing technology into business units and leading adoption. Having someone in charge of marketing technology is becoming a common function in modern organizations. The MARTECH head is responsible for research recommendation; Integrate, operate, train and support and also Customize MARTECH products.
Now and Then Heres How FinTech Is Changing The Way We Manage Our Finance
ByMr Dinesh Dayani , Co-Founder, DollarsAndSense.sg
Many financial firms have been slow to invest in designing and developing software-based digital products. In 2017, a few firms have moved ahead of the pack by focusing on digital products delivered as application programming interfaces (APIs). Todays demand of banking is: anytime anywhere banking. this requires innovative, robust, secure, optimized and ready to meet the expectations of empowered and tech-savvy customers.
"Connecting Two Nations via High-Speed Rail (HSR) - How is it going to impact and grow our economies"
By Dr. Tomoo Kikuchi,Visiting Senior Fellow, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University
Can the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) project make operational profit? Dr. Tomoo Kikuchi, Visiting Senior Fellow at Nanyang Technological University, addresses this question, pointing out that population density in the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore HSR line may not be high enough to make the HSR profitable. To improve the profit margin, the HSR has to help strengthen Kuala Lumpurs and Singapores positions as regional economic hubs. Dr. Kichuchi argues that the profitability of HSR will depend on the extent of regional economic integration and how urban clusters unfold within ASEAN member states.
"Future of Travel - Global Hospitality"
ByMr Leon Chan, Account Manager, TripAdvisor
Travel has changed. It's changed immensely, and it's changed permanently. So much about the way we move through the world has been altered by modern technology, so much has been affected by advances that have often smoothed our path, making things easier, making them faster, making them cheaper. With strong industry growth expected to continue, many travel brands are looking to seize opportunities by leveraging emerging technologies and providing more personalized customer experiences.
School of Life and Physical Sciences (concurrent sessions)
Thursday, 27 September 2018
Physiotherapy through Sports Science
ByMs Nurhafizah Sujad,Head of Department for Football Science and Medicine,Football Association of Singapore (FAS)
As sports Science equips you with an understanding of health and human movement including healthy ageing; chronic disease prevention; athlete preparation; exercise prescription; health promotion and nutrition; it provides a strong foundation for specialising in treating athletes through Physiotherapy.
Future of Coaching in Singapore
ByMr Troy Engle,Director,CoachSG
Sport Development Should be Science Based and Coach Driven. Coaching is the Bridge Between the Science of Sport and the Art of Leadership.