Join us at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore for DLA Piper’s Asia Pacific Tech Summit bringing together business leaders from the APAC tech industry. The summit programme will cover some of the key issues impacting companies in the context of emerging technology, innovation and the pursuit of growth.
Hear from thought provoking speakers in the Tech industry. Gain insight into the future of Tech, regulatory changes and best practices to move your business to the next level.
Be prepared to be inspired, astounded and educated on some of the hottest topics in Tech and how evolving technologies will impact your business for greater growth.
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Additional speakers will be confirmed in the next couple of weeks.
Equity Group Investments
Sam Zell is the Chairman of Equity Group Investments (EGI), the private investment firm he founded more than 40 years ago. The firm's investments span industries and continents and include interests in finance, energy, transportation, communications, health care and real estate. Mr. Zell is recognized as a founding father of today's public real estate industry after creating three of the largest REITs in history.
He is also Founder and Chairman of Equity International, a private investment firm focused on building real estate-related businesses in international emerging markets. Mr. Zell has been particularly active in bringing Equity International's companies to the public markets.
Three of these investments are listed on the New York Stock Exchange: Gafisa, a leading homebuilder in Brazil; Xinyuan, a fast-growing regional homebuilder in China; and Homex, Mexico's leading homebuilder. A fourth, BR Malls, Brazil's largest retail property owner and operator, is listed on the Bovespa.
The next dimension of interaction and connectivity is already here, and it's built on Web 3.0, blockchain and virtual reality. Companies like Facebook and Nike, fashion brands, and crypto businesses are deeply investing in this revolution. Wan Wei Soh, Tech futurist and thought leader in the Web3.0 and metaverse space, will set out how the metaverse will transform enterprises, and how it will affect your work. How much is the metaverse really worth?
CEO & Founder
IKIGUIDE Metaverse Collective
What are the latest themes and innovations set to impact the Technology sector? This panel will reflect on the key findings of DLA Piper’s latest Technology Index report 2022; our study that explores the perceptions and attitudes of European technology growth. Yet again the report has generated some fascinating insights, shedding light on general trends which we will explore through the lens of businesses in Asia Pacific. We’ll discuss current important innovations, emerging regulation and geopolitical issues in areas such as AI, digital evolution, fintech, crypto, NFTs and more.
Senior Director & Associate General Counsel
Global Co-Chair of Intellectual Property and Technology Group
DLA Piper, Dubai
DLA Piper, Hong Kong
Head of Legal
SC Ventures by Standard Chartered
Corporate Counsel, Digital, e-commerce & Marketplaces
A discussion about big data and what it means over the next 5 to 10 years.
Group Senior Technology Counsel
Head of Energy & Climate for APJ hyperscale data centre specialist
DLA Piper, Sydney
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