Technology in Times of Crisis: How can AI and IoT help cities?
2 Jul 2020
4.00 pm – 4.40 pm, GMT+8
2 SIP CPD Pts
BOA-SIA members: no lectures or webinars will award CPD points this year as CPD requirements are waived
Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IOT) have been transforming businesses and industries for over a decade, and continue to be among the top disruptive technologies in 2020. Ko Kheng Hwa, Chairman of Envision Digital International
and former Managing Director of Singapore’s Economic Development Board and CEO of JTC Corporation and National Computer Board, will share the latest developments in AI and IOT in areas such as the energy sector, and how cities can leverage these
to contend with new disruptions such as climate change and even pandemics.
About the Speakers
Ko Kheng Hwa
Chairman, Envision Digital International Pte Ltd
Former Managing Director, Economic Development Board
Former CEO, National Computer Board Singapore
Ko Kheng Hwa is currently Chairman of Envision Digital International Pte Ltd and Senior Advisor to Envision Digital Group. The group, headquartered in Singapore, owns one of the world’s largest Internet-of-Things platforms for energy management.
He is also a Director of public-listed Ho Bee Land Ltd and AIMS APAC REIT Management Ltd and senior advisor to several companies.
Mr Ko’s prior appointments include the Managing Director of Economic Development Board, CEO JTC Corporation and CEO National Computer Board, CEO of Singbridge International, CEO Sustainable Development & Living Business Division
of Keppel Corporation, Chairman of then NASDAQ-listed Pacific Internet and senior roles in the Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City and Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City projects.
Centre for Liveable Cities
A Deputy Director at the Centre for Liveable Cities (CLC), Dinesh Naidu leads teams responsible for curating and delivering CLC’s World Cities Summit, lecture series, magazines and digital platforms. Prior to joining CLC, Dinesh was
a researcher-writer and activist in the field of architecture and urban heritage. His past roles include Executive Secretary of the Singapore Heritage Society and Deputy Editor of Singapore Architect magazine. Dinesh has been
published in several journals and books, served on various public committees, and been interviewed in media like the International Herald Tribune, Christian Science Monitor, Wallpaper, Business Times and Channel News Asia.
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