AGENDA

A glimpse of this year's agenda


TIME ACTIVITY
08:15 AM - 09:55 AM
Registration & Networking

DESCRIPTION:
Grab your conference pass and a cuppa! It’s going to be a productive day.

09:55 AM - 10:00 AM
Opening Remarks

SPEAKER: Thaddeus Koh, Co-founder, e27

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
[Presentation] Where's The Next Billion Dollar Opportunity in Asia?
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
[Presentation] To be announced shortly...
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
[Fireside] Opportunities and Challenges in Smart Cities
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
[Fireside] Embracing A Paradigm Shift For Smarter Education

SPEAKER: David Kopf, Co-Founder & CTO, Remind

MODERATOR: Mike Michalec, Co-Founder & Managing Director, EdTech Asia

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
[Panel] Fintech Beyond Payments

SPEAKERS:
Val (Valenzia) Jihsuan Yap, Founder & CEO, PolicyPal
Veiverne Yuen, Co-Founder & Managing Director, Tryb Capital

MODERATOR: Samuel Hall, Program Director, Startupbootcamp FinTech Singapore

12:30 PM - 02:00 PM
Lunch & Networking

DESCRIPTION:
Eat up, everyone! Say hi to the exhibitors & don't forget to exchange cards.

02:00 PM - 02:30 PM
[Fireside] IP Defensability
02:30 PM - 03:00 PM
[Fireside] Disruptive Innovation For Better Healthcare

SPEAKERS:
Nawal Roy, Founder & CEO, Holmusk
Yau Teng Yan, Chief Medical Officer, Holmusk

MODERATOR: Carolyn Ng, ‎Vice President, Vertex Ventures HC

03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
[Fireside] Logistics beyond eCommerce

SPEAKER: Charles Brewer, CEO, DHL eCommerce

03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
[Fireside] To be announced shortly...
04:00 PM - 04:50 PM
[Panel] The Battle of the Urban Transportation

SPEAKERS:
Jarrold Ong, CTO & Co-Founder, SWAT
Doug Parker, COO, nuTonomy

04:50 PM - 05:20 PM
[Fireside] To be announced shortly...

SPEAKER: Sabeen Ali, Founder & CEO, AngelHack

05:20 PM - 07:00 PM
Networking & Exhibition Showcase

DESCRIPTION:
Light refreshments will be served to all attendees for a free & easy mingling session as we conclude Day 1 of Echelon.

Powered by 500 Startups (Corporate Pass Only)
TIME ACTIVITY
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM
Lunch & Networking

DESCRIPTION:
Eat up, everyone! Say hi to the exhibitors & don't forget to exchange cards.

02:00 PM - 02:30 PM
[Presentation] How Do Corporates Deal With The Startup Revolution?

SPEAKER: Arnaud Bonzom, Director of Corporate Innovation, 500 Startups

DESCRIPTION:
In the ever-changing business landscape, companies across industries have been challenged by startups. Not only can technology companies be disrupted by a small team of engineers in a garage, the startup phenomenon is also affecting banking, automotive, logistics and fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) industries. To the world, established corporations seem to be adapting slowly, or are they? Discover 8 clear ways to engage with startups.

02:30 PM - 03:15 PM
[Panel] Corporate Accelerator
03:15 PM - 04:00 PM
[Panel] Corporate Venture Capital
04:00 PM - 04:45 PM
[Panel] Corporate M&A
04:45 PM - 06:15 PM
Networking & Exhibition Showcase

DESCRIPTION:
Light refreshments will be served to all attendees for a free & easy mingling session as we conclude Day 1 of Echelon.

Powered by General Assembly (Startup Pass Only)
TIME ACTIVITY
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM
Lunch & Networking

DESCRIPTION:
Eat up, everyone! Say hi to the exhibitors & don't forget to exchange cards.

02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
[Workshop] Learn Product Management

DESCRIPTION:
Discover the role and responsibilities of a product manager and explore how product managers use leadership and versatility to launch products people love. Touch on key tools and techniques for testing, designing, and improving products; walk through the fundamentals of the product management process including storyboarding, identifying risks and assumptions, and more.

03:30 PM - 05:00 PM
[Workshop] Introduction To Data Science

DESCRIPTION:
Join the data conversation and see how analytics drives decision making across industries. Learn to understand, analyse, and interpret data as you:

- Walk through the fundamentals of data analysis
- Learn introductory analytic functionality in Google Sheet to distill actionable insights from data sets
- See how data analysts translate their findings into compelling business narratives
- Perform an exploratory analysis using real-world data

05:00 PM - 06:30 PM
[Workshop] Growth Hacking For Startups

DESCRIPTION:
You’ve probably heard of growth hacking, but do you really understand what it is? In this workshop, you’ll not only learn about growth hacking and the methods that come with it, you’ll also be able to start applying new strategies to significantly increase your customer base. Create a growth hack strategy in order to optimize an existing product / company’s conversion funnel, present your growth hack strategies and defend your decisions, understand viral campaigns, A/B testing and how to identify your most valuable acquisition channels

06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Networking & Exhibition Showcase

DESCRIPTION:
Light refreshments will be served to all attendees for a free & easy mingling session as we conclude Day 1 of Echelon.

TIME ACTIVITY
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Registration & Networking

DESCRIPTION:
Grab your conference pass and a cuppa! It’s going to be a productive day.

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
[Presentation] Designing a New Way of Life, Working, Thinking
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
[Presentation] Robotics: The Ultimate Evolution Replacing Human Labour
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
[Fireside] Redefining The Next Frontier of Smart Living: Edge Computing

SPEAKERS:
Simon See, Engineering Director & Chief Solution Architect, Nvidia AI Technology Center
Annabelle Kwok, CEO, Smartcow

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
[Presentation] Big Data
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
[Fireside] Cybersecurity: Nothing is Safe
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM
Lunch & Networking

DESCRIPTION:
Eat up, everyone! Say hi to the exhibitors & don't forget to exchange cards.

02:00 PM - 02:30 PM
[Presentation] Social Entertainment
02:30 PM - 02:50 PM
[Fireside] Redefining Made in China

SPEAKER: Nobuaki Kitagawa, Managing Director & CEO, CyberAgent Ventures China Inc.

02:50 PM - 03:10 PM
[Presentation] Video - Emerging Trends

SPEAKER: Akira Morikawa, CEO, C Channel

03:10 PM - 04:40 PM
TOP100 Fight Club: Asia Summit

SPEAKER: Judges: To be announced

04:40 PM - 05:10 PM
To Be Announced Shortly...
05:10 PM - 05:30 PM
TOP100 Fight Club: Asia Summit Award Ceremony
05:30 PM - 05:40 PM
Closing Ceremony
05:40 PM - 07:10 PM
Networking & Exhibition Showcase

DESCRIPTION:
Light refreshments will be served to all attendees for a free & easy mingling session as we conclude Day 2 of Echelon.

08:40 PM - 10:40 PM
Echelon Official After Party

DESCRIPTION:
Details to be revealed shortly!

Powered by General Assembly (Startup Pass Only)
TIME ACTIVITY
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Registration & Networking

DESCRIPTION:
Grab your conference pass and a cuppa! It’s going to be a productive day.

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
[Workshop] Negotiating The Termsheet

DESCRIPTION:
One of the most critical entrepreneurial processes is negotiating the initial terms of a capital agreement after finding investors. Understand the process of negotiating term sheets: from the basic components of the document to strategic considerations that can help founders get the most value out of their deal. Understand the role of investor mix in influencing deal pricing and structure, see how dividends, liquidation preferences and anti-dilution rights impact the "effective" valuation of a startup, hear about protective provisions typically sought by outside investors.

11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
[Workshop] Lean UX Design

DESCRIPTION:
Designing great experiences is one thing, delivering them is another. Lean UX is a method to help us deliver faster so that we can learn faster and improve our products. In this introductory class, you will learn the principles, processes and tools of the Lean User Experience methodology, and how to apply these principles to your projects to rapidly deliver improvements - no matter the size of your budget or team.

12:30 PM - 02:00 PM
Lunch & Networking

DESCRIPTION:
Eat up, everyone! Say hi to the exhibitors & don't forget to exchange cards.

(Investor Pass Only)
TIME ACTIVITY
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Registration & Networking

DESCRIPTION:
Grab your conference pass and a cuppa! It’s going to be a productive day.

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Investors Roundtable

DESCRIPTION:
Join us for a private no-holds-barred roundtable session where we will discuss these topics:
- How can we use data to redefine successful investing?
- Is there measurable ROI in impact investments to make it worthwhile for socially conscious investors?
- What does the revival of angel investing mean for investors and seed-stage startups?
- Early stage / Growth stage funds
- Rise of syndicate funds
- Raising funds from LPs

Facilitators:
Utsav Somani, India - AngelList
John Sharp, Partner, Hatcher
Dondi Hananto, Principal, Unitus Impact
Leon John Hermann, Associate, Global Founders Capital
Nic Lim, Partner, 8Capita

*Limited to 50 participants in the room.

12:30 PM - 02:00 PM
Lunch & Networking

DESCRIPTION:
Eat up, everyone! Say hi to the exhibitors & don't forget to exchange cards.

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