THiNK BIG National Technology Forum 2009

Posted on  15/03/2009  |  2009, Programs & Events

15th October 2009 at the Empire Hotel and Country Club, Indera Kayangan Ballroom

8.00am – 8.45am

Refreshments and Registration of Participants

8.45am – 9.30am

Opening Session

Welcoming Remarks by

Dr Lily Chan, CEO, NUS Enterprise, Singapore

Opening Keynote Address

“Technology as a building block for the next generation”

by Dr Graheme Henderson, MD, Brunei Shell Petroleum

Guest of Honour(tbc): Dato Seri Paduka Eusoff Agaki bin Hj Ismail, Chairman, EGLF and Deputy Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office

9.30am – 10:30am

Session 1

The Big Picture

“Embracing The Future: Global Trends and Challenges”

What are the future trends of technology and what are the current trends that we should look out for? How can Brunei fit into the global market?

Discussion led by Mr. Kaleem Chaudry, Regional Director, Enterprise Technology, Oracle

Q & A moderated by Andrew Dy, General Manager, Asia Inc Forum


10.30am – 11.00am

Networking Break


11.00am – 12.15pm

Session Two

Enterprise & Technology

“Telecommunications as the Enterprise Enabler”

How has telecommunications changed the face of enterprise in Brunei Darussalam? What has Telecommunications done to encourage enterpreneurship in Brunei? How can we leverage on the platforms available provided by the service providers to boost entrepreneurship and enable enterprise-class services.

Moderated by Professor Wong Poh Kam, Director, NUS Entrepreneurship Centre


12:30pm – 2:30pm

Session Three


Luncheon Keynote Address:


“Transforming enterprise: A practical experience”

by Mark Lankaster, CEO, Tunehotels

Moderated by Brian Koh, Director, KR Consulting


2.45pm – 3.30pm

Session Four


Tomorrow’s Technology Today

“Cloud Computing”

What is Cloud Computing? Why is Cloud Computing the enterprise tool of the Future? How can we jump onto the Cloud Computing bandwagon today? How will it impact our business?

Open Forum dicussion by:

Mr. Allen Grant, Google

Mr. Tomohide Yabiku, General Manager, OCC Corporation, Japan

Moderated by Edmund Yong, Managing Partner, Accel-X

3.30pm – 4.30pm

Session Five


Open Forum Discussion on the eGovernment status

“E-Government: Bridging the Gap”

 An Open Forum Discussion on e-Government led by Mr. Seah Chin Siong, CEO, IDA International, Singapore



Closing remarks followed by refreshments

Lead Partner

Associate Partner