Be Local, Think Global

Be Local, Think Global

Fuji Xerox cordially invites you to “Be Local, Think Global”, a business transformation forum that aims to provide key business innovations and strategies for businesses to grow in this globalized world.

Hear from industry experts as they share case studies on their business transformation journeys and fresh perspectives on trending issues like cloud and security.

Reserve your seats now and join the movers and shakers of the enterprise world!

WHAT TO EXPECT

  • 10 exciting sessions and case studies that explore pressing issues, trends & solutions influencing
  • Network with over 500 senior business leaders and management professionals
  • Attend and stand a chance to win attractive prizes (worth up to $500)!
  • Witness the exciting launch of our latest Production Machine at 12.30PM

Who Will Be Attending

This event attracts the following job functions:

  • C-level (CEO / CFO / COO / CIO / CMO)
  • Business Owners / Entrepreneurs
  • Senior Management Executives
  • Operations and Business Process
  • Information Technology
  • Finance Management
  • Procurement
  • Marketing

Featured Speakers

Event agenda

21 November, Tuesday
Time Session
0830 REGISTRATION
0900 CONFERENCE CHAIRMAN’S WELCOMING REMARKS
Jeremy Cordeiro, Product Consultant, BENTLEY REALITY MODELING
0910 CAN WE EVEN SURVIVE THE NEXT 13 YEARS TO CELEBRATE SG 65?
Francis Tan, Economist, Global Economics & Market Research, UOB

After the momentous and successful SG50 celebrations in 2015, what is to be expected in our journey towards SG65 amidst an extensively disrupted global economic climate?


UOB Economist Francis Tan provides his frank views.
0945 ELUSIVE BUSINESS SUCCESS? TRANSFORM YOUR HR
Pearl Yu, HR Director, KEYSTONE CABLE

The HR function is often overlooked in the development of effective business strategies. A company’s progress can be stymied due to regressive HR policies.

An optimum HR function enhances the company’s performance manifold. Hear from one that got it right!

1010 PENNILESS TO GLOBAL IMPACT: THE INDOCHINE DUDE
Michael Ma, Founder, THE INDOCHINE GROUP

Michael Ma, the dynamic, colorful, environmentally-conscious, award-winning & inspirational founder of IndoChine group shares his business journey that gave birth to IndoChine and its successful global expansion.

Get an insight into creative business strategies executed the dude way!
1035 MORNING NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK & LUCKY DRAW
1105 PANEL DISCUSSION:
BUDGET 2017 & SINGAPORE BUSINESS LANDSCAPE: A CLOSE LOOK

Moderator: Sheela Awat, Counsel, ATLAW PRACTICE

Panelists:
Danielle Warner, CEO, EXPAT INSURANCE
Daniel Tay, Managing Director, EZBBQ
Harveen Narulla, Co-Founder, PAN AFRICAN LOGISTICS
Francis Tan, Economist, Global Economics & Market Research, UOB

The Singapore Budget 2017 unveiled a slew of measures for small, medium and large enterprises alike. Digitalization, innovation, internationalization and mutual co-operation amongst enterprises to be globally competitive were part of the core areas of the Budget.

However, there have been views that the Budget did not do enough to address immediate concerns. Let’s take a close look.

1145 FAILURE IS THE MOTHER OF INNOVATION
Daniel Tay, Managing Director, EZBBQ

Innovation is driving the disruptions in the global business world. An enterprise that is risk -averse or fears failure can only make limited, if any, economic strides in an era of disruptions.

Daniel Tay talks about how he went from nothing to working towards a goal of listing and expanding regionally.
1210 CLOUD: THE UNTOLD STORY
Leon O’Reilly, GM, Solutions Business – APAC, FUJI XEROX ASIA PACIFIC PTE LTD

Cloud is touted as the messiah of the business world. Lower capital, maintenance & manpower costs, flexibility, mobility and even going green are several of the benefits associated with cloud.

But is Cloud indeed for everyone?

1230 LAUNCH OF FUJI XEROX IRIDESSE™ COLOUR PRODUCTION PRESS
At exhibition zone


For too long, print service providers and creatives have been held back by the limits of print technology. However, a new day has dawned, powered by unlimited business and creative possibility.

Join us for our new innovations, where you’ll experience firsthand the power of the new Fuji Xerox Iridesse™ Colour Production Press.
1300 NETWORKING LUNCH
1300 VALUE ADDED SPECIAL EFFECTS IN DIGITAL
Timothy Howard, Senior Market Development Manager, FUJI XEROX ASIA PACIFIC PTE LTD

The ability to add a spot color, coating, or special effect to a printed piece brings added value beyond the process colors. This session will focus on effects available today in digital print – either in-line or off-line – and where digital print either outrivals or falls behind offset print today. Based on recent research from InfoTrends, print buyers requirements and expectations will be examined as well.
1330 DESIGN & BRAND YOUR COMPANY TO GREATER HEIGHTS
Andy Xu, Founder and Brand Strategist of THREE COLLECTIVE 

Most companies start off with a great brand story in mind but lack the resources and know-how on how to communicate and sustain this. Many are even unsure as to how to begin.

Join this interactive seminar that will provide insights and business strategies for integration with specialty colour & design concepts, so as to build sustainable and profitable brands.

1400 MOBILE SECURITY THREAT: IGNORANCE IS NOT BLISS
Dan Tan, Mobility Channel, Asia, CHECKPOINT (PARTNER OF STARHUB)

Compromised mobile security could lead to complete shutdown of business operations and leakage of critical and confidential data, ruining your bottom-line.

Have we been lackadaisical towards mobile security threat?

1430 BUSINESS LOANS: TOUGH QUESTIONS, HONEST ANSWERS
A dialogue session with Mervyn Koh, Country Head, Business Banking, UOB
Interviewer: Jeremy Cordeiro, Product Consultant, BENTLEY REALITY MODELING

There is a ground level perception that business loans, especially for SMEs, are hard to come by.  Many SMEs feel that approaching the banks for capital assistance is an exercise in futility.

Are SMEs justified in their exasperation? Or are their views a gross misperception?

Jeremy Cordeiro puts Mervyn Koh from UOB in the hot seat.

1500 DIGITAL MARKETING: THE GOOD, THE BAD & THE SAVVY
Timotheus Lee, Senior Digital Marketing Consultant, COLEEGS

From start-ups to large enterprises, everyone is on board the digital bandwagon. Strategic digital marketing is crucial to being successful in the digital economy.

However, are we unknowingly committing digital marketing blunders that are counterproductive?  When is a digital marketing campaign truly successful? What are the most effective digital marketing tactics and strategies in vogue today?


Timotheus Lee goes offline to shed some light.

1530 AFTERNOON NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK & LUCKY DRAW
1600 FROM PHOTOGRAPHY TO COSMETICS: THE REVIVAL OF FUJIFILM
Jason Wong, Regional Marketing of Life Science, FUJIFILM ASIA PACIFIC PTE LTD

Photo film once formed 70% of Fujifilm’s profits. Today, it accounts for a mere 1%. Fujifilm has shifted gears to use its technology and chemicals used in colour preservation of photos for anti-aging cosmetics.

Hear more about this successful mantra of diversification.
1630 IoT: STATE OF THE UNION
Timothee Cruse, Global Accounts Solutions Architect – Commercial Sales, AMAZON WEB SERVICES

This session will present an in-depth look at the current state of the Internet of Things (IoT). Learn about trends, industry use cases and how the collective knowledge about the physical world, gained through IoT, becomes the input for more efficiency, new business models and more.


See IoT come to life with practical applications during our live demo.

1700 GRAND LUCKY DRAW AND CLOSING REMARKS