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FIRST Industry Workshop 2018

Collaborate to Innovate

Wednesday, Jul 25, 2018, 09:30 am

SUTD East Coast Campus, 8 Somapah Road, Singapore, , Singapore
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About FIRST

The annual FIRST (Fostering Industrial Research Success Together) Industry Workshop provides a platform to foster collaborative research success by developing and deepening industry-academia ties.

The Workshop brings together relevant high-level stakeholders from industry, academia and the Government while showcasing relevant SUTD graduate-level research capabilities

More information can be found at https://gradevents.sutd.edu.sg/first/first-2018/.


 2018 FIRST Highlights

Innovation Workshop

Keynote Addresses: Building a Better World Through Industry-Academia Collaboration

Industry veterans David Dutton (CEO, Silvaco Inc.) and Russell Tham (President, New Enterprises & Ventures, ST Engineering) will set the stage for the Workshop by delivering short, concise presentations and key takeaways on how industry-academia collaboration has been translated into research breakthroughs.
Forum Panel Discussion: Research and Economic Success in the 21st Century

Under the S$4.5 billion Industry Transformation Programme (ITP), Industry Transformation Maps will be developed for 23 strategic industries to address issues within each industry and deepen partnerships between Government, firms, industries, trade associations and chambers.

The Forum Panelists will discuss the necessary steps needed to fully harness the potential of Industry 4.0 and how increased collaboration between industry, academia and the Government will be necessary against the backdrop of the ongoing launch of the ITP. They are:

Prof Lim Sun Sun

Professor of Communication and Technology and
Head of Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences (HASS), SUTD

Mr Philip Lim 

Chief Executive Officer, Exploit Technologies Pte Ltd, A*STAR

Dr David Ong

Vice Chairman, SingCham and Senior Partner, Naef Spiel AG

Dr Pierre Brunswick

Chief Executive Officer, Neuromem Technologies

Mr Sia Kheng Yok

Chief Executive Officer, Association of Aerospace Industries (Singapore)

Assoc Prof Thomas Lew

Chairman Medical Board, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, National Healthcare Group

 

Innovation Showcase

SUTD Research Displays

View cutting-edge research from SUTD graduate students,research fellows and research centres centred around the following technology domains:

  1. Advanced Manufacturing
  2. AI/ Machine Learning
  3. Cybersecurity
  4. Data Science
  5. Drones/ Robotics
  6. Engineering Design
  7. Electronics
  8. Healthcare
  9. Materials Science

Industry Innovation Showcase & Business Networking Session

 

SUTD’s industry partners will display their innovative products, services and solutions while sharing best practices and exploring collaboration opportunities.


 FIRST 2018 Event Programme

AM Session

08:30AM

Event Registration / Refreshments

09.30AM

Welcome Address by Prof Yeo Kiat Seng
(Associate Provost, Singapore University of Technology and Design)

09:45AM

Keynote Address by Mr Russell Tham (President, New Enterprises & Ventures, ST Engineering)

10:15AM

Keynote Address by Mr David L. Dutton (Chief Executive Officer, Silvaco, Inc.)

10:45AM

Forum Panel Discussion: Research and Economic Success in the 21st Century

11:45AM

Forum Panel Q&A

PM Session

12:00PM

Buffet Lunch/Networking

12:30PM

 

Research Showcase Presentation (at Campus Centre)

Industry Sponsors/Research Centre Booth Showcase (at Campus Centre)

02:00PM

Industry Spotlight - Platinum Sponsors (at Campus Centre)

02:45PM

Research Showcase Prize Presentation (SUTD & Company)

03:00PM

Research Centre Tour/ Start-Up Pitch Day

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