Accelerate 2010

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Be part of the Momentum for INNOVATION in ASIA!

What is Accelerate 2010?

Accelerate 2010 is the ONE show developers in Asia CANNOT afford to miss!

Asia will host the largest gathering of solutions providers and developers from around the world on 22nd  and 23rd September 2010. You will have the opportunity to participate in pitching sessions to 8 major Asian markets – the largest such activity orchestrated in Asia!
Apps . Access . Asia .

This unique three-pronged approach conference is specifically designed for companies and developers looking to develop solutions and deliver applications in Asia Pacific.

ASIA. Deal Rooms
Pitch your solutions to Asia’s eight leading telcos operating within high-growth Asia markets.
Gain knowledge of key trends in Asia’s consumer enterprise markets across Asia Pacific.
Gain insights on how to operate and access key Asian markets with in-country experts.

ACCESS. Keynotes on 3 Focal Tracks of accessing the market shaping trends and ideas in Business, Technology and Design presented by global and Asian thought leaders and influencers on topics such as social gaming, content distribution, collaborative innovation and design thinking.

APPS. 30 in-depth training & Discussion workshops for developers and innovators with a comprehensive range of topics.

Why You Should Attend?

· Accelerate 2010 is the ONLY conference that gives you the opportunity to access multiple Asia Pacific markets in one go.

· You will receive an unparalleled level of insights into the key trends, market barriers and regulatory frameworks in these markets.

· Get involved in cross-disciplinary workshops that will provide you with skill sets that enable you to gain new perspectives to help future-proof your business.

· Share knowledge with veteran developers and thought leaders on topics such as open source, cloud computing, social collaboration, social networking and mobile applications.

Who Should Attend?

Are you any of the following people?

· A business operations manager looking for solutions and business innovations?

· An investor looking for the next BIG thing?

· A researcher who wants to expand on their perspective on innovation in Asia Pacific?

· A software developer looking to create synergy between yourself and the best minds in the business?

· The founder of an up and coming solution provider or technopreneur?

· A web or mobile technology designer?

If you are any of the above people, then Accelerate 2010 is something you definitely do not want to miss!

Conference Keynote Highlights

· Unleash the Power in Asia

Speaker: Bill Chang, EVP, SingTel

· Riding the Open Web – Collaborative innovations for success

Speaker: Mitchell Baker, CEO, Mozilla Foundation

· Disruptions in Media: How Technology Changes in Content Value Chain

Speaker: Joi Ito, CEO, Creative Commons

· Design Thinking – Asia

Speaker: Diego Rodriguez, IDEO

· What 1 billion non-apple downloads mean to Asia

Speaker: Bill Scott, SVP, GetJar

· Farmers and Mobsters: How businesses can decode social gaming

Speaker: Robert Goldberg, Zynga

· Cloud & Asia

Speaker: Ismeal Gahlimi, CEO, Intalio

· Investing in future of Asia

Speaker: Edgar Hardless, VP, SingTel

Workshops and Subtracks




Future of Mobile Payment in Asia

Presenters: Singtel, 2C2P, MOL, Paypal

Future of Voice (India case study)

Speaker: Mrigank Tripathi

Plenary – Future of Music&Content

Moderators: Joi Ito, Cory Ondrejka, Jean Miller (EMI), Anthony Volodkin

Scaling a Web Startup: From Asia to the World

Speaker: Amit Ranjan, Slideshare

Product Management Techniques from Google/ MakeMyTrip

Speaker: Amit Somani

Plenary – Innovative Social Graph: From Asia to the World

Moderators: Benjamin Joffe (e27)

Panelists: Eto Batara, CyWorld, MOL

Term Sheets 101

Speaker: Joi Ito

Cultures Around the World: Insights from Xerox Labs

Speaker: Pratyush Prashanna

IP Protection Essentials

Speaker: Gilbert Leong

Plenary – How Cloud Computing will Impact Asian Enterprises

Case Study – Grid Computing: Alatum, Altium,Haier

Agile on Development

Speaker: Rob Mee, Pivotal Lab

Enterprise Collaborations in a Web 2.0 World: Social networks, micro-messaging, security, and mobile access.

SaaS in Asia

Presenter: Intalio

Mobile Developer Tool Kits (3 sessions)

SaaS Developer Tool Kits (3 Sessions)

Innovation Lessons in Design Ogilvy Labs

Speaker: Mark Seeger, Ogilvy Digital Innovation Lab

Design Thinking – The practical tips by IDEO

How to Design Virality

Speaker: Noah Kagan

Intuitive design anything – Aviary Revolution

Speaker: Michael Galpert

Game Design Fundamentals by EA

Mobile Application Design Philosophies: By The Digital Agency of The Decade
Speaker: Ronnie Liew

Quantitative Design -Testing Techniques from Youtube: A/B testing

Speaker: Hong Qu

Deal Rooms

Deal Rooms have one goal – to reveal the best ICT innovations and discover the next star products that will transform regional markets.

As one of the top 80 companies that will be selected to participate in Deal Rooms, you can pitch to panels made up of representatives from SingTel Associates including SingTel (Singapore), Optus (Australia), Bharti (India), Telkomsel (Indonesia), Globe (The Philippines), AIS (Thailand), as well as International Enterprise (IE) Singapore Centre Directors from China and other Asian nations.

Reservation is required as there are limited seats available. More details coming soon.

Conference Program Highlights

· Overveiw of South East Asia Market

· Overview of China and IndoChina

· Pitch Pads:
Consumer Segment:
o Mobility Solutions: 16 Sessions Available

o Web Application: 12 Sessions Available

o Content: 12 sessions Available

Enterprise Segment:
o SaaS Solutions: 16 Sessions Available

o Mobility Application: 12 Sessions Available

o Vertical Solutions: 12 sessions Available


Event Date : Wednesday – Thursday, 22 – 23 September 2010

Venue: Suntec City Convention Centre Singapore

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Ticket Prices :

S$299 (Early Bird Price valid till 14 August only)

S$399 (Standard Price)

S$699 (Onsite Price)

Please book early to confirm your Deal Rooms Sessions.

Get your tickets now!

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About SingTel Innovation Exchange



In collaboration with IDA, IE Singapore and its partners, SingTel launched the SingTel Innovation Exchange (SiX), the most comprehensive industry partnership programme to accelerate the full life-cycle development of innovative business and consumer applications.

SingTel aims to attract local and global developers, as well as commercialise their applications and promote them to more than 293 million mobile customers and millions of business customers in the region.

Software developers have access to resources like grid computing and technical consultancy from SingTel and its partners, which help to lower operational costs and shorten time-to-market.

Developers of consumer mobile applications can offer their solutions via SingTel App Zone. This online platform for prepaid and postpaid mobile customers currently offers over 1300 innovative applications for a comprehensive range of devices, including Android-enabled handsets. Solutions include educational, multimedia, communications and lifestyle applications.

About e27


e27 is a community centric media and events organization dedicated to Internet startups and the technology ecosystem in Asia. Founded in 2006, e27 grew from organising grassroot unconference events for web enthusiasts, to spinning of echelon, a new series of events focused on bringing together the best minds in the consumer web and mobile space in Asia. With the aim of fostering entrepreneurship and spreading awareness, e27′s media arm focuses on discovering the latest innovation, reviewing products and cover events that impact the state of web and mobile sectors.

For more information on e27, please visit

About Neoteny Labs


Neoteny Labs manages an early-stage pan-Asian venture fund with an investment focus in Consumer Internet, Mobile and Consumer Hardware & Electronics Design startups operating across Asia and the Middle East. Its general partner is Joichi Ito, an early-stage investor in Twitter, Six Apart, Technorati, Flickr, SocialText, Dopplr,, Rupture, Kongregate, etology, Fotopedia and other Internet companies.
For more information on Neoteny Labs, please visit


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Exhibition Opportunities

Companies (especially ISVs) seeking to showcase their products and services to the Asian market.

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Exhibition Opportunities
Companies (especially ISVs) seeking to showcase their products and services to the Asian market.
Please contact for more information about our sponsorship packages