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We’ve been impatiently counting down till Slush Singapore 2018 and now the week’s finally here with less than 4 days to go! It’s almost time to join all our dynamic speakers, startups and investors for a day packed full with a series of insightful keynotes, panels, fireside chats. For 2018, we’re celebrating five key themes – Science, Future Systems, Ethics, Entrepreneurship and Sustainability. Read on for a sneak peek of all the exciting content we have in store.
In The Labs
We’re highlighting breakthroughs in Science and diving deeper into this specialized field. Don’t miss the panel, ‘The Art of Selling Science’, where discussants will look at bridging the tricky translational gap that comes from highly technical scientific terms in an attempt to make things more understandable to the layperson. Check out Teemu Suna during his keynote: ‘Realizing the Promise of Precision Medicine’, as he teaches us about the benefits of prevention rather than cures through the promise of advanced blood screening. Don’t miss the rest of the exciting talks in our ‘In The Labs’ segment at Slush Singapore!
What’s Next, Really?
Ever thought about what the future holds for us as technology moves forward? Witness Cory Johnson, Chief Marketing Strategist at Ripple during his keynote as he explores how blockchain is revolutionizing global payments in a world that’s becoming even more connected everyday. See Marc Seitz, CTO of Hackerbay tackle how quantum physics can help us devise future security systems to prevent the most advanced hacker attacks by fighting quantum with quantum. Come check out the rest of the keynotes and panels on how current and future technologies are breaking societal norms and evolving the very way we live.
Ethos and Virtue
Just like “Black Mirror”, our dynamic speakers will throw a light on the ethics behind technology as it moves forward, becoming more integrated into our everyday lives. Catch the panel titled ‘Morality in Robots’ as they discuss if robots will eventually overtake humans and how we are responsible in creating ethical AI programs. Look out for the rest of our speakers exploring important questions surrounding ethics and virtue at Slush Singapore 2018!
Want an insider’s perspective on what makes entrepreneurs tick? Listen to Chatri Sityodtong, Founder, Chairman and CEO of ONE Championship as he shares how the key values of martial arts pushed him to where he is today. Don’t miss our dynamic panelists, all Forbes 30 Under 30 while they share their stories of failures and achievements during their unconventional entrepreneurship journey. Be sure to catch more inspiring entrepreneurial insights and meaningful advice on the day.
We’ve come a long way it’s true, but how much longer can we keep on pushing the way we have? Sustainability is a key theme to Slush Singapore 2018 and our speakers will shed light on why it should be a key theme for everyone to live by. Along with the rest of all the exciting content we have, check out Nobu Okada, Founder and CEO at Astroscale as he speaks on how space isn’t quite as limitless as we might think.
The highly anticipated Slush Singapore X Philips Startup Challenge came to a grand close at the end of the day. Out of 22 semi-finalist and 6 finalist, Smartfuture emerged as the winner of the Startup Challenge. Smartfuture is a Singapore-based company with the mission of helping corporates measure health and wellness metrics of their workforce […]
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