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Meet-the-Minister Session (by invitation only)
Monday, 26 November 2007, 1800 – 1920 hrs
Venue: Lavender Room, The Legends...
ASOCIO ICT SUMMIT 2007                                                                Platinum Sponsor:                Gol...
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ASOCIO Gala Dinner
Wednesday, 28 November 2007, 1830 - 2...
Asia Media Festival Networking Cocktail
Tuesday, 27 November 2007, 1830 - 2130 hrs
Venue: GV Max, Golden Village, Vivo Cit...
Host &


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  1. 1. ASOCIO.APICTA SINGAPORE 2007 Event Programme your event programme guide 26 – 30 November 2007 About ASOCIO Since its establishment in 1984 in Tokyo, Japan, ASOCIO has dedicated itself to promoting, encouraging and fostering relationships, while promoting trade among its member organisations. As a federation of computing industry associations from the Asian-Oceanian region, ASOCIO’s overriding objective is to develop the ICT industry in the region. ASOCIO has been instrumental in linking up ICT companies in its member economies. For more information about ASOCIO, please visit About the international APICTA Awards 2007 The distinguished Asia Pacific ICT Alliance (APICTA) Awards is an international award that intends to increase ICT awareness and promotes ICT innovations within respective member economies. This award and its auxiliary activities provide an excellent platform for networking, increasing awareness and product benchmarking to ICT innovators and entrepreneurs in the region. Winners of the respective APICTA Local League Awards will represent their own countries to compete at the international APICTA Awards which is hosted annually in one of the APICTA member economies. This year, Singapore is proud to be the host country and organiser for the 7th international APICTA Awards. ASOCIO.APICTA SINGAPORE 2007 For the first time in history, Singapore will play host to both the ASOCIO ICT Summit and the 7th international APICTA Awards from 26–30 November 2007. Held concurrently for the first time, the combined events will spark off synergy in the areas of technology exchanges, ICT innovation and creativity, trade partnerships as well as cross-pollination of ideas and opportunities for the ICT industry. ASOCIO.APICTA SINGAPORE 2007 marks an important milestone for Singapore’s ICT industry as both ASOCIO ICT Summit and APICTA Awards are widely regarded as one of the prestigious ICT events in the Asia Pacific region. ASOCIO.APICTA SINGAPORE 2007 is organised by SiTF - Singapore’s premier infocomm industry association. For more information about ASOCIO.APICTA SINGAPORE 2007, please visit Networking Golf Monday, 26 November 2007, 1200 – 1700 hrs Venue: Marina Bay Golf Course Dress Code: Golf Attire Don’t miss out on this golf session to network with other regional affiliates through our Networking Golf. Open to all ASOCIO ICT Summit & APICTA Awards delegates, this is a golden opportunity for you to meet and catch up with other fellow industry colleagues. Confirm your participation early as golf flights are limited. All golf enthusiasts are welcome. Prior registration is required. For golf registration, please log on to -> apicta -> programme. ASOCIO A P I C TA
  2. 2. Meet-the-Minister Session (by invitation only) Monday, 26 November 2007, 1800 – 1920 hrs Venue: Lavender Room, The Legends Fort Canning An informal roundtable discussion session with Dr. Lee Boon Yang, Minister for Information, Communications and the Arts and the Heads of IT Federation.   Welcome Reception Gold Sponsor: Sponsors: Monday, 26 November 2007, 1830 – 2200 hrs Venue: Palm Terrace, The Legends Fort Canning Dress Code: National /Cultural Costume Guest-of-Honour: Dr Lee Boon Yang, Minister for Information, Communications and the Arts, Singapore The Organiser would like to welcome all participants of the APICTA Awards and ASOCIO ICT Summit to the welcome reception. A huge turnout of more than 500 guests will be expected at this event. This will be an excellent platform for you to network with the business and government leaders of the ICT industry in Asia Pacific. Guests will enjoy a sumptuous international dinner spread and be entertained by special performances. Sponsors: Site Visits (for participants of ASOCIO ICT SUMMIT only) Tuesday, 27 November 2007, 0830 – 1800 hrs Venue: NCS, ST Electronics, e-Government Leadership Centre, HP Cooltown, Ascendas (with cocktails) Dress Code: Business (Bus departs from Swissotel Hotel at 0830 SHARP) Don’t miss this great opportunity to visit the sites of some of the most prestigious ICT companies who are at the forefront of information technologies and e-Government projects. This site visit will start off with a tour to NCS in the morning, followed by ST Electronics. After lunch, the tour will continue to Singapore e-Government Leadership Centre and HP cooltown. Finally, the tour will end off with cocktails at Ascendas. Seats are limited, please book early! Details on the companies: NCS Pte Ltd - Find out about the innovative use of technology in defining business value for customers. Singapore Technologies Electronics Limited (STE) - Understand how STE uses leading-edge technologies, systematic design methodologies, and a pioneering approach to create innovative and cost effective proprietary products, and delivers purpose-built quality solutions. Singapore e-Government Leadership Centre (eGL) - Understand how Singapore’s e-Government services function and appreciate how e-Government can accelerate economic development and capability building. HP Cooltown - Be wowed how everyone and everything is connected to the web through wired and wireless links. Ascendas - Be amazed how Ascendas customises office space and e-infrastructure as part of its seamless solutions to create 'plug-and-play' business environments. ASOCIO A P I C TA
  3. 3. ASOCIO ICT SUMMIT 2007 Platinum Sponsor: Gold Sponsor: Wednesday, 28 November 2007, 0800 – 1400 hrs Venue: Raffles City Convention Centre (RCCC), Padang Room Dress Code: Business Guest-of-honour: Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister for Community Development, Youth and Sports Second Minister for Information, Communications and the Arts The ASOCIO ICT Summit 2007 is another premier event brought to you by SiTF. It is a regional platform for both ICT businesses and government people to explore new business opportunities as well as listen to insights on the regional ICT masterplans. More than 250 attendees from both the industry and government are expected to attend the Summit. Programme 0800 hrs Registration 'MSC Malaysia: National ICT Initiatives' 1020 hrs Welcome Address by Mr. Pek Yew Chai, by Dato Badlisham Ghazali, CEO of MDeC 0900 hrs Chairman, SiTF Malaysia 0905 hrs Opening Address by Mr. Ashank Desai, 1040 hrs Break President, ASOCIO ‘Software Industry Entrepreneurship & Ministerial Address Innovation - Taiwan Experience’ by 0910 hrs Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan, Second Minister for 1100 hrs Mr. James Liu, CEO & President of Information, Communications and the Arts Syscom Computer Engineering Co, Taiwan ‘Intelligent Nation 2015: 0920 hrs Singapore's ICT Masterplan' Presentation by Mr. Deepak Ghaisas, 1120 hrs by Mr Leong Keng Thai, Deputy Chief Executive / Vice-Chairman, i-flex solutions, India Director-General (Telecoms), Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore, Singapore ‘ICT Opportunities & Growth Potential 1140 hrs across APJ’ by Mr. Raju Chellam, Vice President ‘New IT Reform Strategy in Japan: 0940 hrs Promoting Corporate Competitiveness in the (Asia Pacific), AMI Partners Pte Ltd Global Market' by Ministry of Economy, Trade Panel Discussion: ‘Growing the Economy and Industry, Japan 1200 hrs through National ICT Initiatives’ Moderator: 'Korea ICT Masterplan: Building a Dr. Chong Yoke Sin, CEO, NCS Pte Ltd 1000 hrs Ubiquitous Society' by Mr. Hwang Jong-Sung, Executive Vice President/Ph.D 1245 hrs Networking Lunch National Information Society Agency, Korea - Programme subject to change without prior notice. Birds-of-a-feather (Admission is free) Wednesday, 28 November 2007 Dress Code: Business Birds-of-a-feather sessions present an excellent networking platform where ICT industry players will be able to interact and discuss potential business collaboration. There will be three tracks: e-Services, Financial Applications and Digital. Join us for a fruitful session and catch the latest happenings in the ICT marketplace. Birds-of-a-feather Marketplace (Exhibition) Time: 0830 - 1730 hrs Venue: Raffles City Convention Centre, Padang Foyer Come and join your industry peers in the marketplace for business collaboration. Companies will showcase their products and solutions in an informal and interactive setup. tup. tup. p Birds-of-a-feather Presentation Session sion Time: 1430 - 1730 hrs Venue: Raffles C ty Conven affles City Convention Centre, Padang Room Co en onve onven This session aims to bring together companies for business c eth ompanies or bu es ompan es fo bus ness collaboration and create awareness for their products and services. mpanies mp mpa p Come and listen to your peers from the reg on s he regio e region region! eg e Time: Session 1 on 1: n 2.30 pm to 3.30 pm   e-Services (e Community, e-G vernment, e m to 3.30 pm   e-S ces ( Community, e-G vernment, e- 30 pm  e-Se 0 e- (e-Community e-Government e-Logistics) (e-Community, e-Government, e-L mmunity -Government, mmunity, e-Governmen m nity, Gov rnmen ity t men nt, n nt 3.30 pm to 4.30 pm   F 0 m to 4.30 pm   Fina al Ap cations 0 pm Financial Applications cations tiio tio s o 4.30 pm to 5.30 pm   Digital (Media & Ent tainm nt and C mm nic t 4 30 m o 5 30 pm Digital Media Entertainment a d Com nica 0 pm  D gital edia Entertainment pm ital tal a dii dia Ente tainme Entertainmen Entertainme ntertainment tainment ainment ainme i me Communica Communicatio Communications)  Communicat Communic Communiic Comm Commu mmu ASOCIO A P I C TA
  4. 4. Platinum Sponsors: Gold Sponsor: ASOCIO Gala Dinner Wednesday, 28 November 2007, 1830 - 2200 hrs Venue: Raffles City Convention Centre (RCCC), Olivia Room Dress Code: Formal Guest-of-Honour: RADM Ronnie Tay, Chief Executive Officer, Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore Guests are cordially invited to an unforgettable evening at the Gala Dinner which will be held at Raffles City Convention Centre (RCCC). Conveniently located in the heart of Singapore, RCCC boasts one of the largest shopping complex, Southeast Asia's tallest hotel - Swissôtel The Stamford and the award winning Raffles City Convention Centre. Treat yourself to an unforgettable evening of gastronomical delights, exciting entertainment and networking opportunities with ASOCIO ICT Summit and APICTA Awards delegates. APICTA Awards Ceremony & Gala Dinner Platinum Sponsor: Thursday, 29 November 2007, 1830 – 2200 hrs Venue: Rasa Sentosa Resort, Sentosa, Siloso Ballroom Dress Code: Formal Guest-of-Honour: Ms Yong Ying-I, Deputy Chairman, Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore The international APICTA Awards will be held at the Rasa Sentosa Resort, a hotel set at Singapore’s most famous island resort of Sentosa. ASOCIO delegates / guests are also invited to join the APICTA Awards Ceremony & Gala Dinner. Treat yourself to an unforgettable evening of gastronomical delights as we announce the winners of the APICTA Awards 2007. There will be 15 award categories winners altogether. Come join us for a night of fun, excitement, appreciation and networking opportunities with the newly minted APICTA Awards winners. Registration Fees Event Fees (SGD) Networking Golf 195 (VIS) 140 (SIN/PR) - Golf flights are limited. Terms and conditions apply, please refer to -> apicta -> programme for more details. ASOCIO ICT Summit 600 - ASOCIO ICT Summit fee is inclusive of Welcome Reception, Site Visits, Summit Kit, Lunch, Birds-of-a-feather session and ASOCIO Gala Dinner. Accompanying Partner / Spouse 200 - Accompanying partner / spouse fee is inclusive of Welcome Reception and ASOCIO Gala Dinner. Welcome Reception 80 150 APICTA Awards Ceremony & Gala Dinner For registration, please log on to Fees quoted are not inclusive of taxes except Networking Golf. A 7% GST will apply to all local delegates fees. ASOCIO A P I C TA
  5. 5. Asia Media Festival Networking Cocktail Tuesday, 27 November 2007, 1830 - 2130 hrs Venue: GV Max, Golden Village, Vivo City, Level 3 Cost: SGD 60.00 (Separate registration required) A networking event for Asia Media Festival delegates. This is an excellent platform for companies to make contacts and network with delegates/ buyers/ sellers/ producers from various countries. More information at - If you are interested to attend this event, please email Fringe Activities While you are here in Singapore, take the opportunity to participate in the fringe activities that are happening during the week of ASOCIO.APICTA Singapore 2007. SITEX 29 November – 2 December 2007 SITEX is the launch pad for Singapore's best infocomm and consumer electronic products. It's the infocomm event of the year where consumers come face to face with innovative technologies in computer hardware and software, digital products, wireless applications and solutions from world renowned brands. Riding on the success of last year, you can expect more than 700,000 visitors and over 500 exhibitors spread across 200,000 sq ft of exhibition hall. More information at - Asia Media Festival 14 November – 4 December 2007 From 14 Nov – 4 Dec this year, the world’s media industry will converge in Singapore, at Asia’s most prestigious trade event - the Asia Media Festival (AMF). As a marketplace, AMF showcases a wide tableau of Asia’s richest and most exciting media content and creative talents; and serves as a business exchange. AMF also features a community component with activities to raise media literacy and appreciation among the public. More information at - ASOCIO A P I C TA
  6. 6. Host & Organisers: Supporting Organisations: Sponsors: Event Platinum Sponsors: Gold Sponsor: Sponsors: Lee Foundation Held In: Contact Us ASOCIO.APICTA Singapore 2007 Secretariat Singapore infocomm Technology Federation (SiTF) c/o Singex Exhibitions Pte Ltd 1 Expo Drive, #01-01 Singapore 486150 Tel: +65 6403 2100 Fax: +65 6403 2111 Website: General Enquiries PR Communications Pte Ltd Ms Jenny CHUA Harpreet Kaur / Jenny Goo Tel: +65 6403 2112 Tel: +65 6227 2135 Email: Fax: +65 6227 3915 Email: ASOCIO A P I C TA Information accurate at time of printing.