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SIA AppChallenge Roadshow

Innovation Takes Flight
Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018, 06:00 pm - 09:00 pm
BLOCK71 Singapore 71 Ayer Rajah Crescent, #02-01, , , Singapore


SIA AppChallenge is back for its 2018 edition! The team is on a hunt for the next generation to take ideas and innovation in the digital aviation and travel space to daring new heights - are you the one we are looking for?

Join the inaugural roadshow of 2018 at BLOCK71 Singapore to get dibs on the reveal of this year's challenge statements, prizes, and connect with industry leaders over dinner and drinks!


5.30pm: Registration 
6.00pm: Welcome Address by Kelvin Tan (NUS Enterprise)  
6.10pm: Opening Address by Guest of Honor - Jerome Thil, VP (Digital Innovation), Singapore Airlines
6.35pm: Introduction of Singapore Airlines 
7.00pm: Challenge statements reveal 
7.20pm: Deep Dive - Aviation & Travel Innovation Landscape
8.00pm: Networking with Dinner 


About Speakers 


Kelvin Tan
Programme Director 
NUS Enterprise

Kelvin leads the corporate partnerships role in NUS Enterprise and also heads up the Business Development team in Smart Systems Institute (SSI). He is he is also the NUS Enterprise lead for a 4-year old Modern Aging Spore program which was funded by Ministry of Health and has inspired startups in developing innovative services and products for the seniors. In research, he is involved with assistive technologies which could be improve the quality of life for seniors in community settings.

Yeoh Siew Hoon
Founder & Managing Director

Yeoh Siew Hoon is the founder of WIT, launching it in Singapore in 2005 and going on to launch WIT editions across Asia Pacific. In 2016, WIT Europe made its debut in London, days after the Brexit vote.

WIT has won several awards including Most Innovative Marketing Initiative and Trade Conference Of The Year from the Singapore Tourism Board and in 2014, Siew Hoon was recognised Tourism Entrepreneur of The Year. A journalist by profession and passion, she's also a speaker and facilitator at events around the world.

She's also a published author of titles such as Around Asia In One Hour: Tales of Condoms, Chillies & Curries and children's books such as Adventures of Habibie The Turtle and The Story of Baitong and Boon.

Zelia Leong

Zelia is a traveller and co-founder of surprise trips curator Anywhr, in that order. From weekend getaways to exotic adventures, Anywhr sends travellers to personalised destinations that are usually off the beaten track. Anywhr was started with a vision to help travellers experience the joy of discovery that spontaneous trips bring.

Starting her career in the luxury hospitality industry, she eventually became Head of Marketing at a Rocket Internet venture before being half of the founding team at Anywhr.


About Moderator


Imran Khan
Head of Agency Relations
Tech in Asia

Imran is the Head of Agency Relations at Tech in Asia. Prior to moving the business development team, Imran was Tech in Asia's Branded Content Editor.

Previously, he worked in advertising in the Middle East. Imran has moderated several panels, including sessions for Cognizant, Shell, and Startup Thailand amongst others. In his off time, he writes and does improv.