19 Sept | 1pm to 5pm | Marina Bay Sands Expo + Convention Centre
SWITCH 2018 (Singapore Week of Innovation & Technology)
Design: System Sovereign
The Hunt for Conservation Technology by Nadya Hutagalung
UN Environment Ambassador Nadya Hutagalung shares her ongoing work with the Asian Elephants and her hunt for technology that can take conservation science to the next level. The Concave Invitational is a by-invitation segment to address alarming concerns on social impact, allowing for an opportunity to open a wider dialogue and match potential technology partners with the keynote topic.—
The Role Of Music In Our Smart City by Syndicate.SG
Music is a pervasive part of everyday life with people of all ages spending hours listening to it and millions spent consuming it. A vibrant music culture contributes to the broader creative capabilities of cities. Join artist collective/music label Syndicate and friends as they investigate music evolution, its impact and the role it serves in the design of a city.
Moderator: Zul Audra, Deep Fried Future | Cherry Chan, Artist & Co-founder, Syndicate.SG | Vincent Tan, Architectural Designer & Musician, Zarch Collaboratives | Indran Paramasivam, Music Journalist, Bandwagon | Rachelle Su, Independent Architect-Urban Planner | Nic Shields, Executive Music Director, Mediacorp—
The Future of Work - A Mind Fitness Approach to Mindfulness by Mindfi.co
Overflowing inboxes, open offices and a 24/7 work culture? Welcome to 2018, where the mind never sleeps. Our body can get fitter with gyms, runs or yoga. But what about an easily distracted and stressed mind? Scientists have found that mindfulness can help to train our minds, just like how Olympic athletes do. Join us as we span the fields of elite sports, science, technology and business to flip the switch for mental wellness in tomorrow’s workplaces.
Moderator: Gwendolyn Regina | Bjorn Lee, Founder CEO, Mindfi.co | Adrian Tan, Head of WeWork Labs | Sharlene Lee, Regional Public Affairs, WeWork | Professor Emily Ortega, Singapore University of Social Sciences | Professor Joshua Gooley, Duke-NUS Medical School—
Small Stories, Big Impact - Original Storytelling In The Age of Streaming by Popwire.com.sg
Viddsee is a video entertainment platform that drives distribution and marketing of short premium content. Its unique stories have generated over 1 billion views through Viddsee’s mobile applications and platforms with its proprietary marketing insight of targeted communities and content. Executive Producer Kenny Tan shares the latest from their new content division, Viddsee Studios. —
The Cultural and Social Capital of Singapore’s DIY Electronic Music Scenes by Kar-men Cheng
Kar-men Cheng, freelance researcher (currently at GovTech) analyses the relationship between counterculture, network diversity, and social mobility in local DIY electronic music scenes.
Book Your Tickets Now
Concave Summit is scheduled for 19 Sep 2018, 1pm - 5pm at SWITCH SINGAPORE
SWITCH Impact Pass ($450SGD) grants you access to the full 3 days SWITCH agenda. Enter the promo code CONCAVE99 to register at $99SGD only.