Innovate 2024 SG


About the conference


Welcome to InnovaTE Conference 2024!

Join us on May 15th - 16th, 2024, for an immersive experience at the forefront of innovation. Hosted by the Technology Development Centre (TDC), the InnovaTE conference is your gateway to embracing the latest advancements and creating opportunities in the ever-evolving technological landscape.

Under the theme "Embracing Innovations, Creating Opportunities," our conference promises to showcase TDC's unparalleled competencies, forged through our consolidation in 2023. By bringing together industry leaders, innovators, and enthusiasts, we aim to ignite meaningful conversations and foster collaboration to drive technological progress.

Explore the cutting-edge developments in sustainable technologies, urban solutions, semiconductor packaging, and advanced manufacturing. Gain valuable insights into how these innovations can propel your business forward and contribute to the growth of our local community.

15-16th May 2024
IlluminITE @ ITE College Central

Event Agenda

Day 1  

15 May 2024 - Sustainable Technologies and Urban Solutions

Discover cutting-edge developments shaping sustainable futures. Engage with expert speakers leading the way in urban solutions, ensuring resilience in our environments.

08:00 - 09:00 |  Conference Registration

Opening Ceremony

09:00 - 09:10 | Welcome Address | Ms Low Khah Gek, CEO - Institute of Technical Education

09:10 - 09:20 | Opening Remarks | Dr Lee Teck Kheng, Director - Technology Development Centre, ITE

09:20 - 09:50 | Keynote Speech | Mr Wong Kim Yin, Group President & CEO - SEMBCORP

09:50 - 10:10 | Sustainable Tech as the Key to Singapore’s Growth | Mr Michael Goh, COO - IPI Singapore

10:10 - 10:40 | Tea Break & Networking Session

Sustainable Technologies

10:40 - 11:00 | Driving SME Success: Leveraging Digital Innovations for Growth | Mr Andy Choi, Deputy Director - IMDA

11:00 - 11:20 | Building Bridges to Support Translation of Technology from Lab to Market | Mr Daniel Kuek, Director - USS IEO

11:20 - 11:40 | Synergizing Sustainability: Unveiling the Power of IoT and Advanced Materials in Green Building Solutions |

Mr Tong Yong Kun, Director - Cushmen & Wakefield Services (C&W Services)

11:40 - 12:00 | Innovation in Sustainable Materials | Ms Freda Zhang, Director of Circular Economy - Sustainable Technology Centre

12:00 - 12:30 | TDC Offerings: Our Capability & Competency | Dr Lee Teck Kheng, Director - Technology Development Centre

12:30 - 14:00 | Networking Lunch & TDC Facility Tour

Urban Solutions

14:00 - 14:20 | Transforming Singapore's Built Environment through Innovation & Technology | Dr Ng Hsiao Piao ,Director -  BCA

14:20 - 14:40 | Use of Standards in Innovation and Technology Development | Mr Michael Leong, Executive Director - HOPE Technik

14:40 - 15:00 | SMC 4-bar Smart Sustainable with Digitalization in Pneumatic Systems | Mr Steven Loke, Director - SMC Singapore

15:00 - 15:20 | Balancing Sustainability and Resilience in Business | Dr.Jason Tang,Chief Sustainability Officer, NP, Director - CfES

15:20 - 15:40 | Singapore Incentives for Enterprise Innovation | Mr Lee Bo Han, Partner, R&D and inventives Advisory - KPMG

15:40 - 16:00 | Navigating Energy Management & Carbon Emission Reduction with IoT | Mr Pranav Kapur, Energy Manager - Electrique

16:00 - 16:20 | Innovating the next generation of wireless sensing technology for Structural Health Monitoring | Mr Justin St.George, General Manager - SYSWELL    

17:00            | End of Day 1

Day 2  

16 May 2024 - Semiconductor Packaging & Advance Manufacturing

Shift focus to the heart of innovation with insights into semiconductor packaging and advanced manufacturing. Explore the latest trends and groundbreaking innovations in these pivotal industries.

08:00 - 09:00 |  Conference Registration

Key Note Speech

09:00 - 09:30 | Keynote Speech | Dr Han Byung Joon, CEO & Co-Founder - Silicon Box

09:30 - 10:00 | The Journey of lighthouse recognition to advanced automation | Mr. Arthur Wee, Head - Infineon

10:00 - 10:40 | Tea Break & Networking Session

Semiconductor Packaging

10:40 -  11:00 | PVD Solutions for Heterogeneous Integration | Dr. Suresh Singaram, Head - Evatec

11:00 - 11:20 | Ag Sinter Technology and Application | Mr. Kang, Sungsig , Head of Innovation- Heraeus Electronics

11:20 - 11:40 | Heterogeneous Integration | Dr Joshua Chao, Deputy VP of Business Development - ATX Semicon

11:40 - 12:00 | Flexible Hybrid Manufacturing Process l Ms Chew Kai Hwa, Managing Director of Quantum Chemical Technologies & Technical Director of  Singapore Asahi Chemical and Solder

12:00 - 12:20 | Partnering e2i for Business and Workforce Transformation | Ms Iris Chong, Assistant Director - e2i

12:20 - 12:30 | TDC Offerings: Our Capability & Competency | Dr Lee Teck Kheng, Director - Technology Development Centre

12:30 - 14:00 | Networking Lunch & TDC Facility Tour

Advanced Manufacturing

14:00 - 14:20 | Empowering Sustainable Manufacturing | Mr Koh Hong Wan, Digitalisation Enabler - I-Vtech Solutions

14:20 - 14:40 | Driving Sustainable Factory Transformation: The Role of Alliances in Facilitating the Integration of Industry 4.0 Technologies | Mr. Mun Kok Woh, Managing Director / Founder - ASTech Pte Ltd , Chairmain - SiTA

14:40 - 15:00 | Simulations for the Sustainable World | Dr Madhukar Chatiri, CEO - CADFEM APAC

15:00 | Networking & End of Conference Day 2

*Please note that the event schedule is subject to change without prior notice.

The event is organised by Technology Development Centre at ITE College Central

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Mr. Wong Kim Yin
Mr. Wong Kim Yin
Group President & CEO of Sembcorp

Day 1 Keynote Speaker:

Mr Wong has close to 30 years of leadership experience in the energy sector and in investment management. He has been instrumental in leading Sembcorp’s transformation of its portfolio from brown to green.

Mr Wong was the group chief executive officer of Singapore Power (SP Group) from 2012 to 2020. Prior to SP Group, he led investments and project development in his roles at Temasek International and The AES Corporation.

Mr Wong is the chairman of SkillsFuture Singapore and serves on the boards of the National Research Foundation, the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore and DSO National Laboratories. He is also a board member of China Venture Capital Fund Corporation and a Vice Chairman of the World Energy Council.

Mr Wong holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Information Systems from the National University of Singapore and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Dr Han Byung Joon
Dr. Han Byung Joon
CEO & Co-Founder of Silicon Box

Day 2 Keynote Speaker: 

Dr. Byung-Joon (BJ) Han is co-founder and CEO @ Silicon Box. He served as Chief Technology Officer, President, Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman of the Board for JCET STATS Chippac – the world’s No. 3 OSAT – where he worked for twenty years (1999-2019). During that time, he grew revenue at STATS Chippac from $100M to $4.3B by transforming Singapore-based STATS into a global company.

Mr Arthur Wee
Mr. Arthur Wee
Senior Director, Head of TTI AET- Singapore & Asia of INFINEON

Day 2 Keynote Speaker: 

Mr Arthur Wee is a strategic, visionary and learning oriented leader who enjoys the challenge of working in a environment characterized by global business demands, evolving global market as well as disruption due to today Industry 4.0 transformation. Passionate about technology ecosystem and leverage it to enhance customer value & growth.

The Journey of lighthouse recognition to advanced automation
16 May 2024 0900 - 0930

Infineon Singapore leverage on Core Beliefs to stay innovative & relevance towards the global competitive manufacturing landscape. The presentation journey shall describe the transformative efforts over the years to bring Singapore factory towards smart manufacturing & beyond.

Mr Andy Choi
Mr. Andy Choi
Deputy Director, SMEs Go Digital
IMDA Singapore

Andy Choi has held leadership roles in digital product creation and management across multiple enterprises, start-ups, and SMEs in the last 14 years, as COO of Carro, Group UX Lead for Great Eastern Life, and Co-founder at With a strong desire to help companies achieve their business goals through deeper understanding and smarter adoption of technology, Andy is now the Deputy Director of the SMEs Go Digital division in IMDA, directing the Industry Digital Plans and Pre-Approval of PSG solutions for all 23 sectors embarking on Industry Transformation.”

Driving SME Success: Leveraging Digital Innovations for Growth
15 May 2024 1040 - 1100

Join us on an inspiring journey of digital transformation! Explore the potential of cutting-edge technologies like AI in automating work processes and boosting productivity. Discover how Advanced Digital Solutions, an initiative by IMDA SMEs Go Digital, helps propel traditional industries like the built environment towards the future. Learn more about the available resources to support SMEs to digitalise and stay ahead of the curve as we provide insights into the upcoming refresh of the Construction & FM Industry Digital Plan (IDP).

Mr. Daniel Kuek
Mr. Daniel Kuek
Urban Solutions & Sustainability Innovation & Enterprise Office

Mr Daniel Kuek is the Director of USS IEO, a national platform which works with public sector agencies, research performers and companies to drive commercialisation efforts for the USS domain. Prior to this, Daniel was the Director of Strategic Planning in Enterprise Division, and also served as Deputy Director in A*STAR’s SME Office. Before joining A*STAR in 2014, Daniel served in various capacities in both public and private sector entities, including the Ministry of Trade & Industry (2004 to 2010) and Keppel Corporation (2010-2014).

Building Bridges to Support Translation of Technology from Lab to Market.
15 May 2024 1100 - 1120

The presentation will cover common challenges faced by researchers and companies in bringing technology from lab to the market, and how USS IEO hopes to facilitate more public-private partnerships to translate RIE-funded technologies in various USS sectors (e.g. built environment, water, circular economy, etc) into products and services to benefit companies and citizens.

Mr Tong Yong Kun
Mr. Tong Yong Kun
Director, Sustainability
Cushman & Wakefield Services

Yong Kun is a skilled engineering professional with experience in industrial operations, and expertise in engineering reliability and sustainability. Being a certified practitioner in LEAN, Energy and Water Management, he possesses expertise in conducting audits, implementing management systems, and driving continuous improvement initiatives to achieve sustainability objectives.

Synergizing Sustainability: Unveiling the Power of IoT and Advanced Materials in Green Building Solutions
15 May 2024 1120 - 1140

Encompassed by the Singapore Green Plan 2030 framework, the Singapore Green Building Masterplan (SGBMP) signifies a transformative shift in the built environment sector. With a key emphasis on attaining elevated energy efficiency, this presentation highlights the incorporation of cutting-edge technologies such as Internet of Things (IoT) and advancements in materials like graphene. Explore how these innovations enrich operational data management solutions, fostering substantial enhancements in energy efficiency for a more sustainable and resilient future.

Ms Freda Zhang
Ms. Freda Zhang
Director of Circular Economy
Sustainable Technology Centre (Singapore) Ltd

She has 20 years of senior management experience in multinational brands.

She has served as the CEO of the IKEA global product supply chain at East Asia and the Commercial President of IKEA Retail China, and is one of the first local leaders trained by IKEA in China .She has led and participated in multiple global business strategic changes and organizational capability transformations of IKEA During the global product supply chain transformation and upgrading period, she has deeply led the ESG and green industry capability transformation of IKEA East Asia supply chain enterprises, as well as the international industrial layout of supply chain enterprises. She has participated in and empowered the growth, listing, and global expansion processes of multiple industry chain enterprises.

During the period at IKEA Retail, she has led the transformation and market expansion of omni-channel retail in China, and the future strategy upgrade of the IKEA in the Chinese market.

She once served as a management partner in the development and operation headquarters of Vanke and participated in the construction of a lean product supply chain system in the headquarters of Vanke, and provided expert consultants for sustainable materials technology investment projects of well-known private equity funds in America and Europe.

Innovation in sustainable materials
15 May 2024 1140 - 1200

Dr Ng Hsiao Piau
Dr. Ng Hsiao Piau
Building and Construction Authority

Dr. Ng Hsiao Piau is the Director of the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) Built Environment Research and Innovation Institute (BERII). In this role, he leads the Advanced Construction & Innovation Planning Department (ACIPD), overseeing S&T planning, technology roadmap development and implementation, as well as the Cities of Tomorrow (CoT) R&D Programme. Additionally, Dr. Ng is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the National University of Singapore and Adjunct Lecturer at Nanyang Polytechnic. He holds a PhD and Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from the National University of Singapore, with post-doctoral training at Harvard University. He was a recipient of the A*STAR Graduate Scholarship for his PhD and post-doctoral studies.

Transforming Singapore's Built Environment through Innovation & Technology
15 May 2024 1400 - 1420

The refreshed Built Environment Industry Transformation Map (BE ITM) was launched in September 2022, with Innovation & Technology emerging as a key enabler. for Singapore's vision of progress. This marks a significant step forward as we seek to address the evolving needs and challenges of the built environment sector in Singapore. Against this backdrop, Innovation & Technology serves as a catalyst for transformation. By harnessing the latest advancements, Singapore is poised to revolutionize the way we design, construct, and maintain our built environment.

Mr Michael Leong
Mr. Michael Leong
Executive Director
HOPE Technik

Mr. Michael Leong is currently the Executive Director at HOPE Technik, a system integrations engineering company. He co-founded HOPE Technik in 2006 which has since grown from a start-up to a successful company that has developed over 400 integrated solutions globally. Mr. Leong has been aligning technology and business needs, enabling robotics to augment and aid everyday tasks throughout his career. Prior to his current appointment, he served as the Chief Commercial Officer (HOPE Technik) and Chief Executive Officer of SESTO Robotics, a spin-off company of HOPE Technik, specialising in the field of autonomous technology.

Use of Standards in Innovation & Technology Development
16 May 2024 1320 - 1340

Engineering standards such as ISO, IEC, and ASTM are perceived as obstacles to innovation and technology advancement. Contrary to this notion, we find that these standards play a pivotal role in accelerating product innovation and development. In this presentation, we would like to share insights into how to effectively adopt these standards into the development process.

Mr. Steven Loke
Mr. Steven Loke
Director of Marketing
SMC Singapore

With over 30 years of teaching experience in control technology, Mr. Steven Loke, is an expert in the field of Pneumatics, Electro-Pneumatics, Vacuum and Mechatronic Systems. He is well trained in SMC Japan for the latest product updates and technology trends, as well as mastering the energy-saving techniques in pneumatic systems and equipment.

SMC 4-bar Smart Sustainable With Digitalization in Pneumatic Systems
15 May 2024 1420 - 1440

We are inviting end-users, OEMs, energy managers, and relevant partners to join us in our efforts to help preserve our planet by decreasing energy consumption and carbon footprint. Throughout this initiative, SMC will offer up-to-date insights and updates on energy-saving practices. Furthermore, with the integration of digital technologies, this connectivity enables remote monitoring and control of Pneumatic Systems, allowing for centralized management and diagnostics.

Dr Jason Tang
Dr. Jason Tang
Chief Sustainability Officer
Ngee Ann Polytechnic, CfES

Dr Jason Tang is a seasoned professional known for his expertise in biomedical, environmental, and water technology. He's currently the Chief Sustainability Officer at Ngee Ann Polytechnic and also directs the Centre for Environmental Sustainability (CfES) there. With a keen focus on sustainability, he's skilled at identifying key issues and connecting industries to find or develop innovative solutions.

Dr Jason's background includes research at ASTAR's Institute of Molecular & Cell Biology and work at Tan Tock Seng Hospital. His diverse experiences make him a respected figure in sustainability. He's now leading sustainability efforts at NP and mentoring startups in UOB's Greentech Accelerator Programme, helping to shape the future of eco-friendly innovation.

Balancing Sustainability and Resilience in Business
15 May 2024 1500-1520

Dr Jason Tang will address the challenges confronting industry sustainability and the obstacles encountered by companies. Through real-world examples, he will demonstrate the effects of unsustainable practices on both businesses and the environment, while also presenting innovative solutions for achieving sustainability in various industries. Dr Tang will showcase CFES cases focusing on the water-energy-waste nexus, highlighting opportunities for companies to engage in innovation and collaborate with CFES towards a more sustainable future. The session will conclude with an interactive Q&A segment.

Mr Lee Bo Han
Mr. Lee Bo Han
Partner, R&D and Incentives Advisory
KPMG Services

Bo Han has more than 16 years of experience in R&D and Incentives Advisory. He has assisted companies on grant and incentive applications for multi-million dollar projects in areas such as automation, R&D, business expansion into Singapore, and ESG.

Singapore Incentives for Enterprise Innovation
15 May 2024 1500 - 1520

To provide an overview of the available incentives to promote Enterprise Innovation activities, the types of support provided and the eligibility criteria of the relevant schemes.

Mr Pranav Kapur
Mr Pranav Kapur
Energy Manager

Pranav has a MSc in Computer Control and Automation from NTU and is a Certified Energy Manager and ISO 14064 Greenhouse Gas Lead Verifier. He is passionate about Energy Efficiency and Energy Management, Carbon Accounting and Decarbonisation. His focus extends to Data Engineering, Data Analytics, and DevOps, where he integrates technology and automation to support sustainability goals.

Navigating Energy Management and Carbon Emissions Reduction with IoT
15 May 2024 1520 - 1540

This presentation demonstrates energy management strategies and reducing carbon emissions, by leveraging IoT solutions. Organizations can gain real-time insights into energy and water consumption patterns, optimize resource usage, and implement targeted strategies for emission reduction. This holistic approach not only enhances operational efficiency but also contributes significantly to sustainability goals, ultimately steering towards a more sustainable future.

Mr Justin Alfred St George
Mr. Justin Alfred St George
General Manager
Syswell Technology

Justin has an extensive background in the field of Structural Health Monitoring, having honed his skills over the past 10+ years, directly involved in everything from design to delivery of comprehensive monitoring solutions for a range of applications worldwide. Justin has led a number of business operations since 2018 in the capacity of General Manager, responsible for growing and sustaining business activities within the South East Asia region.

Innovating the next generation of wireless sensing technology for Structural Health Monitoring
15 May 2024 1540 - 1600

Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) has progressively gained popularity and adoption over the years with the advancement of technology. Syswell have developed an innovative, wireless fiber based sensing technology to help cater for the growing demand and appetite for automated remote monitoring capabilities.

Dr Suresh Singaram
Dr. Suresh Singaram
Head of Asian Technical Task Force

Dr Suresh Kumar Singaram has been in the semiconductor equipment business for 20 years holding various roles in engineering, product management, global technical support and operations. Dr Kumar currently heads a regional team in Evatec SEA which provides software support, advanced process development as well new platform/technology transfer from Evatec HQ into the region.  Dr Kumar’s current interests include the use of AI and machine learning for advanced analytics in process control as well as diagnostics. Dr Kumar holds a PhD in Plasma Physics from Nanyang Technological University Singapore.

PVD Solutions for Heterogeneous Integration
16 May 2024 0930 - 0950

Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) solutions play a crucial role in the field of heterogeneous integration, a process that combines different components with varying functionalities into a single system. PVD methods, such as sputtering and evaporation, are used to deposit thin films of materials onto substrates, enabling the integration of diverse components on a micro or nano scale. These methods offer high precision, uniformity, and repeatability, making them ideal for applications in microelectronics, photonics, and MEMS. Heterogeneous integration through PVD can lead to devices with improved performance, reduced size, and lower power consumption. It also opens up possibilities for the integration of novel materials and structures, paving the way for advancements in various fields such as IoT, AI, and healthcare. However, challenges remain in terms of material compatibility, interface quality, and process control. In this paper, we highlight the various solutions available in Evatec to address some of the challenges in this rapidly growing area.

Mr Kang Sungsig
Mr. Kang Sungsig
Head of Innovation
BL SEMI Heraeus Electronics

Mr. SS Kang is the Head of Innovation at BL SEMI Heraeus Electronics in Singapore. Leading teams in next-generation material development for advanced packaging, die attach, sintering, and wire bond applications, he drives innovation in assembly package material solutions. With extensive 25years experience in semiconductor industry like ASM, ASE, K&S, and JCET (Stats ChipPAC), Mr. Kang excels in equipment, package development, and assembly process engineering. His academic credentials include a master’s degree in Management of Technology and an EMBA from the National University of Singapore, reflecting his dedication to advancing technology and leadership in the field.

Ag Sinter Technology & Application
16 May 2024 0950 - 1010

The Ag sinter technology and application presentation provides a comprehensive overview of the use of silver (Ag) sintering technology in various applications. It covers the advantages and principles of Ag sintering, focusing on its ability to replace traditional soldering methods by enabling high-temperature, pressure-assisted bonding of materials. The presentation highlights the key application areas of Ag sinter technology, including power electronics, automotive, and industrial electronics, emphasizing its potential to improve thermal and mechanical performance. Furthermore, it discusses the process parameters, design considerations, and future developments in Ag sintering, offering valuable insights for engineers and researchers seeking to leverage this innovative bonding technique.

Dr. Joshua Chao
Dr. Joshua Chao
Deputy VP of Business Development
ATX Group

26+ years in IC semiconductor packaging for microelectronics
OSAT (ASE, Amkor), IDM (Micron, AMD-JV), Huawei
Sr. Director New Technology R&D, Advanced Packaging Technology Roadmap & Marketing, IP Patent, Costing model…
NPI Director mobility Memory Package, HPC Flip-Chip BGA
R&D Manager SA, BGA Substrate, Bumping WLCSP Design, TP
Project Lead Thermal Enhanced Package Development & NPI
Sr. Process Engineer Molding & CAE Optimization
TPCA IMPACT Conference & Semi Taiwan Advanced Package Conference

Heterogeneous Integration
16 May 2024 1010 - 1030

Slowing Moore’s law scaling after N14 had accelerated various advanced package  developments: 2.5D IC was successfully demonstrated by AMD/UMC/Hynix/ASE in 2015, 5 years later, tsmc published leading edge 3D Fabric design paradigm with foundry-level heterogeneous integrations in CoWoS, InFO, 3D SoIC, EPIC platforms to propel higher computing performance & networking efficiency for Cloud Server AI/ML realizations.

To fulfill wider market demands on high performance intelligent appliances (ex: AI-PC, AI-phone, autonomous Car, smart home…etc.) as total solutions. Product design will adopt more package-level value-adds from “multi-functional chip-let integration with miniaturization” & “heterogeneous building-blocks (ex: µC/processor, memory, analog/RF, MEMS sensor, power discrete, and passives)” into all applications of Consumer, Communication, Industrial and Automotive…

Augmented intelligence in future society requires sustainable innovations for power-efficient computing performance with contextual awareness devices, ATX is ready and devoted to collaborate with customers & industrial partners to embrace great AIoT opportunities at post Moore’s era.

Ms Chew Kai Hwa
Ms Chew Kai Hwa
Managing Director, Quantum Chemical Technologies (S) Pte Ltd
Technical Director, Singapore Asahi Chemical and Solder Ind. Pte Ltd

Have more than 30 years of experience in metallurgy, chemical development in the field of interconnect and functional materials. Provide training and hold technical discussion in the area of processes in PCBA and Printed Electronics. Have participate in conferences and publications.  Own several worldwide Patents in materials and process.

Flexible Hybrid Manufacturing Process
16 May 2024 1030 - 1050

Ms Iris Chong
Ms. Iris Chong
Assistant Director (IPG/Manufacturing)
Employment and Employability Institute

Partnering E2i for business and workforce transformation
16 May 2024 1050 - 1110

Mr Koh Hong Wan
Mr. Koh Hong Wan
Digitalization Enabler
Ivtech Solutions

Hong Wan, a seasoned professional with over 25 years of experience, started his career as a product designer designing consumer products for multinational companies. Transitioning into a Solution Consultant role, he dedicated 15 years to providing solutions for 3D design workflows, engineering processes, and digitalization in manufacturing. Currently, as a Business Operations Manager overseeing operations in Singapore and Malaysia, Hong Wan continues to support customers in driving innovation and operational excellence, bridging design and production to achieve competitiveness in the market.

Partnering E2i for business and workforce transformation
16 May 2024 1300 - 1320

Embark on a transformative journey with "Empowering Sustainable Manufacturing”. A Fusion of Innovation and Responsibility that create a unique opportunity for businesses to not only drive fiscal responsibility but also leverage sustainable manufacturing as a strategic business opportunity in the digital age.  

We will discuss the potential impact of adopting circularity as a guiding framework, transforming how products are conceptualized, designed, and brought to life. We will also discuss how we can leverage on the potential of technological platform like Autodesk Manufacturing fusion cloud to serve as the nucleus for streamlined digital workflows. We will also discuss how we can explore using new technology from the Cloud NC technology, an AI-driven CAM processes that is seamlessly integrated into Fusion 360, optimizing machining manufacturing processes for heightened efficiency and environmental consciousness.

Join us as we navigate the intricate intersection of innovation and responsibility, propelling manufacturing enterprises into a future where they don't just thrive economically but also contribute meaningfully to a sustainable and eco-conscious world.

Mr Mun Kok Woh
Mr. Mun Kok Woh
Managing Director / Founder, ASTech Pte Ltd
Chairman, Smart i4.0 Transformation Alliance (SiTA)

Mun founded ASTech in 2003.

Mun formed a Strategic Alliance - Smart i4.0 Transformation Alliance (SiTA) to provide one-stop i4.0 integrated solutions for Precision Engineering industry to help companies to transform from Conventional to Smart Factory.

Mun had his Diploma in French Singapore Institute sponsored by EDB and he hold a Master Degree in Business Administration (MBA) in The University of Birmingham.

Mun is Deputy Chairman of Smart Automation Industry Group (SAIG) in Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMF) and Council Member in Singapore Precision Engineering and Technology Association (SPETA).

Mun is in Judging Panel of School of Business Management, Nanyang Polytechnic.

Driving Sustainable Factory Transformation: The Role of Alliances in Facilitating the Integration of Industry 4.0 Technologies
16 May 2024 1340 - 1400

1.Introducing the purpose and objectives of Alliance, describe how the Alliance was formed. Explain that it aims to facilitate the transformation of industries by leveraging collective expertise to promote knowledge sharing, develop best practices, foster innovation, or provide guidance and support to industries transitioning to Industry 4.0.

2.Discuss the various sustainable practices that can be implemented in the precision engineering sector and highlight the potential benefits of these practices.

3.Explore how Industry 4.0 technologies can be integrated into precision engineering to further enhance sustainability. Discuss the use of automation, robotics, data analytics, and IoT (Internet of Things) in optimizing resource utilization, improving production efficiency, and enabling predictive maintenance.

4.Address the challenges and opportunities that arise from the integration of sustainability and Industry 4.0. Discuss potential barriers and highlight the opportunities for innovation, collaboration, and market differentiation that can arise from adopting sustainable practices and advanced technologies.

5.Provide real-world case studies or examples of precision engineering companies that have successfully implemented sustainable practices and Industry 4.0 technologies. Highlight the outcomes they achieved and the lessons learned from their experiences.

Dr. Madhukar Chatiri
Dr. Madhukar Chatiri

Dr. Madhukar Chatiri completed his Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering from University of Kassel. He is an integral part of CADFEM group. Dr. Chatiri is currently holding the CEO position for CADFEM India and CADFEM SEA. In his 20+ years of global experience across Europe and India, he mainly focused on the space of simulation-based product development, Cross-Functional Teams and P&L management. Dr. Chatiri loves mentoring young professionals, enabling product innovation and development, emphasizing the need for simulation-based education and offering customer delight.

Simulations for a Sustainable world
16 May 2024 1400 - 1420