iCentre & Asia Inc Forum To Conduct ‘THINK BIG Innovate 2012’ Forum

Posted on  11/09/2012  |  Media Centre

By Danial Norjidi
Tuesday, 11 September 2012

Bandar Seri Begawan – The fifth annual technology and entrepreneurship forum in Brunei, THINK BIG Innovate 2012, will take place at The Empire Hotel & Country Club on October 24, Asia Inc Forum announced in a press statement yesterday.

Co-organised by iCentre and Asia Inc Forum, the forum is expected to bring together 250 delegates from the ICT industry, government, business community, educational institutions, students and aspiring entrepreneurs.

The forum, themed “Embracing the Creative Evolution”, will focus on the creative evolution that is taking place around the world which is pushing the boundaries of innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship.

“According to the Institute of the Future, the six drivers that will most likely shape the future workforce include longer life spans; a rise in smart devices and systems; advances in computational systems; new multimedia technology; the continuing evolution of social media; and a globally connected world,” reads the press release.

“All of these are strongly underpinned by ICT as the enabler (in the) global creative industry in general.”

It was also stated that THiNK BIG Innovate 2012 forum will bring together an exciting mix of topics around digital media, start-ups, e-Government, creativity and going global in a format that aims to inspire and ignite entrepreneurship and innovation in Brunei.

“It will feature distinguished thought leaders and entrepreneurs from around the globe including Kim Davidson, Founder, SideEffects Global (Canada); Lo Sheng, Co-Founder, Muvee (Singapore); Ash Singh, Founder and CEO, Interactive Sg (Singapore) whose company produces the 360 entrepreneurship platform on television; Aulia Halimatussadiah, CTO and Co-Founder of (Indonesia) as well as many others.”

Delwin Keasberry, Programmes Manager at Asia Inc Forum, said, “The THiNK BIG Innovate 2012 Forum is a platform for inspiration, learning and ideas in building better businesses and markets, a stronger industry and firmer framework for encouraging entrepreneurship as well as understanding how the world is embracing the emerging technologies.

“We have put together a programme that will be certain to inspire, excite and make a difference here in Brunei,” he added. “We have firmed up speakers who are leading technologists, innovators and entrepreneurs who have built technologies and businesses that have made a significant impact on the world.”

Mr Keasberry added, “This is the forum that you should not miss.”

For more information and to register for the conference, contact Ms Nanette Ramos at 2226555.
–Courtesy of Borneo Bulletin