Wednesday, 18 November
Stripe is a technology company that builds economic infrastructure for the internet. Businesses of every size—from new startups to public companies like Salesforce and Facebook—use the company’s software to accept online payments and run technically sophisticated financial operations in more than 100 countries. Over the long term, Stripe aims to increase the GDP of the internet.
Join us to find out how Shopee emerged as the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan in just five years. Lim Teck Yong (Head of Regional Ops and People team) and Lei Lei (Head of Engineering) will be sharing about Shopee's journey, career opportunities and approach in solving real-world problems using the right technology.
The COVID-19 Pandemic has radically changed the way we work and accelerated digitalisation across business functions and processes, redefining the future of work in the financial sector. Come join us as we discuss the banking technology jobs that will be in demand in order to meet this global challenge and support the future of work in the financial sector.
The TechSkills Accelerator (TeSA) initiative spearheaded by IMDA supports Singapore’s development of a digital economy and the fast-growing tech sector. At the session you will hear about the tech roles in Singapore that are in demand, TeSA programmes to develop the tech talent pool and Robert Walters will share how their Balik Kampung programme helps overseas Singaporeans return to successful careers back home.
Inside our engineering culture of application design and development for citizens
11:50AM EST: GovTech – Day-in-the-life of our UI/UX designer and engineer
12:05PM EST: Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) – Our Learning Journey Building MLOps Pipelines for our AI/ML Projects
12:20PM EST: Centre for Strategic Infocomm Technologies (CSIT) – Full stack environment: be at the forefront in exploring the latest technology to solve problems
12:35PM EST: Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) - Design Innovation: A human-centred and inter-disciplinary approach to innovate and address complex challenges.
Securing our nation as cyber-defenders
11:50AM EST: GovTech – How does the Government deal with a net breaking, boat sinking catch of phishes?
12:00PM EST: Cybersecurity Agency of Singapore (CSA) – National Cyber Incident Response
12:10PM EST: Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) - Strengthening our cybersecurity posture
12:20PM EST: Centre for Strategic Infocomm Technologies (CSIT) – Work with some of the best cybersecurity experts in building technologies to protect Singapore’s cyberspace.
12:30PM EST: Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) – Challenges as a Telecom Cybersecurity Specialist
12:40PM EST: Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) – Contributing to positive economic outcomes (Institute for Infocomm Research)
Harnessing data knowledge and insights to create impactful solutions
12:50PM EST: GovTech – Public Sector Transformation Through Data Science and AI
01:05PM EST: Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) – From Ideas to Impact
01:20PM EST: Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) - A Primer: How we do AI & Data Science in DSTA
01:35PM EST: Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) – Accelerating AI Adoption by Industries
Improving service agility in Cloud
12:50PM EST: GovTech – Our Journey to Cloud
01:05PM EST: Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) – Digital Infrastructure – Enabling a Digital Economy
01:20PM EST: Centre for Strategic Infocomm Technologies (CSIT) – Experience a unique opportunity to architect, implement and operate cloud infrastructure and gain an end-to-end experience in this field
Sensors and Internet of Things
01:35PM EST: GovTech – Building a Smart Nation with Sensors & IoT
Mr Tan Kok Yam is the Deputy Secretary for Smart Nation and Digital Government, in the Prime Minister’s Office. In this role, he is responsible for the plans to realise impactful projects for Smart Nation, raise quality and inter-operability of Government IT and Smart systems, grow ICT-related capabilities for Government, and engage citizens and businesses to be part of the Smart Nation journey.
Mr Tan is also a Deputy Secretary in Strategy Group and oversees issues related to data, technology and climate change.
Prior to his current post, Mr Tan served in a number of other Ministries within the Singapore Public Service. As the Director of Manpower in the Ministry of Defence, he was in charge of both the human resource and national service policies of the Singapore Armed Forces. He also served previously in the Ministry of National Development and the Ministry of Education, dealing with public housing and higher education policies respectively.
Mr Tan is an engineer by training, having graduated from the University College London in 1997 with a Bachelor in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and a Master of Science in Telecommunications. He also completed the 1-year Sloan Program at the Stanford Graduate School of Business as a Fulbright Scholar.