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AGENDA

FRIDAY
2019-10-25
PENANG FORT CORNWALLIS
SATURDAY
2019-10-26
SPICE CONVENTION
WORKSHOP
INNOVA NIGHT
SUNDAY
2019-10-27
SPICE CONVENTION
WORKSHOP
AWARD PARTY
PENANG FORT CORNWALLIS
SPICE CONVENTION
WORKSHOP
INNOVA NIGHT
SPICE CONVENTION
WORKSHOP
AWARD PARTY
18:00
Registration

Location : Penang Fort Cornwallis

19:00
Welcoming Dinner & Pre-Networking Night

Location : Penang Fort Cornwallis

08:00 - 08:50
Registration & Networking Coffee

Location: Grand Foyer

08:50 - 09:00
Welcome Address by Mei Tan

Location: Centre Stage

09:00 - 09:20
Opening Speech & Keynote : Penang Chief Minister, Y.A.B Chow Kon Yeow

Location: Centre Stage

Penang 2030 Vision & Innovation

Y.A.B Chow Kon Yeow, Penang Chief Minister

09:20 - 10:15
Opening Panel: How multigenerational family businesses continue to thrive in the face of global economic uncertainties and technology disruptions.

Location: Centre Stage

Moderator:
Fung Mei Lin, Partner, PWC Malaysia

Speakers:
Sui Ling Cheah, Operating Partner, Wavemaker Partners, Singapore

Dr Bejit Ideas, Chairman, Ninapharm, Japan

Richie Eu, Managing Director, Eu Yan Sang International Limited, Hong Kong

Tobin Ng, Director, NCT Group, Malaysia

10:20 - 10:40
Break

Location: Centre Stage

10:45 - 11:30
Panel 2: Taking over the Family Business or charting your own entrepreneurial path: Candid conversations with NextGens that struck out on their own. What compelled them to want to take the uncharted and high risk path. What type of personal family backlash did you have to work through. Was it worth it.

Location: Centre Stage

Moderator:

Sharon Lim, Director of Content, SVCA, Singapore

Speakers:
Eric Wong, Director, Celera Group, Hong Kong

Theodore Ma, Managing Director, Mabelle, Hong Kong

Dato’ Chevy Beh, Founder & CEO, BookDoc, Malaysia

Mei Tan, Director & COO, Asia Green Group, Malaysia

11:30 - 12:15
Panel 3: Legacy Family Businesses: Invest in innovation to transform the business or deploy capital into funds, startups or both.

Location: Centre Stage

Moderator:

 John Sharp, Managing Partner, Hatcher+, Singapore

Speakers:
Taraec Hussein, Vice President, Gobi Partners, Malaysia

Raja Hamzah, Co-Founder and Co-Managing Partner, RHL Ventures, Malaysia

Roland Yau, Managing Partner, Cocoon Ignite Ventures, Hong Kong

12:15 - 14:00
Networking Lunch

Location: Ballroom 2

14:00 - 14:45
Luncheon Keynote: YB Dato Seri Anwar bin Ibrahim

Location: Centre Stage

Leading The Nation Towards The Digital Age With Innovation

Keynote:
YB Dato Seri Anwar Bin Ibrahim

Q&A hosted by Dr. Pauline Leong, Senior Lecturer, Sunway University
*special artist on stage: Zulkiflee Anwar Haque (Zunar)

14:45 - 15:25
Panel 4: Innovation and the future: the road ahead for Malaysia

Location: Centre Stage

Moderator:
Ngai Yuen Low, Digital Inclusion Activist & CEO, WCIT2020

Speakers:
Dato’ Ng Wan Peng, COO, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)


Ganesh Kumar Bangah, Chairman, National ICT Association of Malaysia (“PIKOM”)


InnovatifplusDato’ Seri Lee Kah Choon, Director, Invest-in-Penang Berhad

15:00 - 16:00
Investment Structuring and Offshore Banking (including set up family offices) by Jason Corbett, Silk Legal

Location: Function Room 2

Target Audience: NextGens of Family business & Family Offices
Invited only (20 seats available)

15:25 - 15:50
Fireside Chat: AR/VR and eSports – The changing the face of entertainment, education, experiences and sports globally.

Location: Centre Stage

Moderator:
Zach Piester, Co-Founder and Partner, Intrepid Ventures, Singapore

Speakers:
Paola Paulino, President, Global VR/AR Association Shenzhen, China

Allan Phang, Head of Esports, AirAsia, Malaysia

15:50 - 16:10
Networking Break

Location: Centre Stage

15:50 - 16:10
Networking Break

Location: Centre Stage

16:00 - 17:00
Creating a Digital Marketing Strategy from Start to Finish by Nhu Nguyen, Exabytes Digital

Location: Function Room 1

Target audience: Startup, SMEs
(25 seats available to sign up)

16:10 - 16:30
Solo Presentation: Noah Silverman, Founder of HELIOS.AI LTD

Location: Centre Stage

Artificial Intelligence: All hype or the new reality

Speaker:
Noah Silverman, Founder of HELIOS.AI LTD, Hong Kong

16:30 - 17:10
Panel 5: How Big Data, AI, Robotics and Surveillance Technology has radically shifted how we live, work and play. With great possibilities comes great danger.

Location: Centre Stage

Moderator:

Christopher Aw, Managing Partner, Pandan Ventures, Singapore


Speakers:

NoahNoah Silverman, Founder of HELIOS.AI LTD, Hong Kong


Soner Haci, CEO, BEAD Technologies, Germany


Ivory Liu, COO, Percent Group, China

17:10 - 17:30
Closing Interview : Joel Neoh, Founder of FAVE

Location: Centre Stage

Interviewing:
Joel Neoh, Founder of FAVE
From Engineering Student to Technology Entrepreneur: A 15 year startup journey with
Groupon, Rev Asia and Fave. 2 IPOs, 2 Exits and 5 VC funding rounds.

Interviewed by:
Sharon Lim, Director of Content, SVCA, Singapore

17:30 - 18:00
Assemble for Transfer to Cocktail in Georgetown

Location: Registration Counter, Lobby.

19:00 - 21:00
Networking in various spots around Penang (non-VIP tickets)

Location: Gravity Muchacha

19:00 - 22:00
VIP Special Networking Dinner (VIP tickets & Speakers)

Location: Blue Mansion

08:00 - 10:00
InnoFit Challenge for Innovative Minds

Location: Ballroom 3

Physical Station, Food Station, Workshop Station, Physiotheraphy & Sport Rehabilitation station

12:00 - 13:00
Lunch at Ballroom 2

Location: Ballroom 2

13:00 - 13:15
Innovatif+ Hub Launching With YB Dato’ Haji Abdul Halim Bin Haji Hussain

Location: Centre Stage

EXCO for Domestic and International Trade, Consumer Affairs and Entrepreneur Development

13:20 - 14:15
Opening Panel: How VC’s are reshaping the future of Asia through their investments. An inside look at what they are investing in, why these sectors and ultimately how these investments are radically affecting the future of how we live work and play.

Location: Centre Stage

Moderator:
Zach Piester, Co-Founder and Partner, Intrepid Ventures, Singapore

Speakers:
YingLan Tan, CEO & Founding Partner – Insignia Ventures Partners

Sui Ling Cheah, Operating Partner, Wavemaker Partners, Singapore

John Sharp, Managing Partner, Hatcher+, Singapore

Chris Yeo, Head Grab Ventures, Singapore

14:15 - 14:40
Elevator Pitches (Top 5 voted Startups)

Location: Centre Stage

14:40 - 15:00
Break

Location: Centre Stage

15:00 - 16:00
VC 101 by Alvin Leow, RHL Ventures

Location: Function Room 1

Target Audience: Family Office, Startups, Angel Investor, Corporate
Invited only (20 seats available)

15:00 - 15:40
Fireside Chat: The role of emerging technology in modern wealth management

Location: Centre Stage

Moderator:
Andre Betker – Chief Investment Officer, ALIXCO & FundedbyMe, Malaysia

Speakers:
Albert Ee, Founder, Pilgrim Partners, Singapore

Kwan Chi Man, Founder and CEO, Raffles Family Office, Hong Kong

Ronnie Tan, CEO & Managing Director, GAX MD, Malaysia

Jennifer Ho, Principal, Dymon Asia Ventures, Singapore

15:40 - 16:05
Elevator Pitches (Top 5 voted Startups)

Location: Centre Stage

15:40 - 16:05
Elevator Pitches (Top 5 voted Startups)

Location: Centre Stage

16:00 - 17:00
Equity Crowdfunding – Power of the Crowd by Sam, Co-founder of Pitchin

Location: Function Room 2

Target audience: Startup, Angel Investor
(25 seats available to sign up)

16:05 - 16:45
Panel 2: Family Business Longevity: Get Ahead or Be left behind

Location: Centre Stage

Moderator:
Christopher Aw, Managing Partner, Pandan Ventures, Singapore

Speaker:
Li Hua Tan, Co-Founder, The Platinum Whisky Investment Fund Ltd., Hong Kong

Eric Wong, Director, TCG Capital, Hong Kong

Theodore Ma, Managing Director, Mabelle, Hong Kong

Apisit Bhanuprabha, Chairman, Shareholders and Co-Founder of Isuzu Metro, Thailand

16:45 - 17:30
Unconference: Making an Impact, Truly

Location: Centre Stage

17:30 - 19:00
Cocktails, networking, meet with VC’s, families

Location: Grand Foyer

19:00
Guests will be seated

Location: Centre Stage

19:20
Opening Speech by Mei Tan & Steve Wee

Location: Centre Stage

19:30
Networking Dinner

Location: Centre Stage

20:15
Performance by Jessica Loo

Location: Centre Stage

20:30
Announcing “Startup of The Year” Award

Location: Asian Innovatif+ Award Party – Centre Stage

Award Awards Presentation & Winners sharing

21:00
Celebration & Party with DJ Coollen

Location: Centre Stage

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