19 - 22 February, 2019|

Conference Day Two – Thursday 21 Feb 2019

8:00 am - 8:50 am Morning Refreshment and Registration

8:50 am - 9:00 am Opening Remarks from the Chairperson

For early-stage adopters:

9:00 am - 9:40 am Creating a Robust Digital Transformation Framework

Pritam Dutta - Global Data Strategy Lead, Unilever
·         Develop clear governance policies and controls for IT, business and data leaders
·         What are the government policies and guidelines to be aware of?
·         Answering the question around  the ethics and accountability of these technologies 

Pritam Dutta

Global Data Strategy Lead

9:40 am - 10:10 am Risk Mitigation for Implementing Interoperable IA Technologies

  • Ensuring  interoperability between new and existing  systems
  • Risk management standards and guidelines that need to be in place for scaling a company-wide IA initiative
  • Addressing the complexities around selecting, integrating and advancing cognitive technologies

10:20 am - 11:00 am Morning Networking & Refreshment Break

11:00 am - 11:40 am Challenges and Solutions for Setting-up the Right Data Governance for AI Implementation

Richa Arora - Data Management Lead, JLL

  • Overcoming the risks and compliance issues
  • Ensuring the integrity and accuracy of the data available
  • Creating a secure data governance platform and establishing data quality metric


Richa Arora

Data Management Lead

11:00 am - 11:40 am Chat Bots and Virtual Assistants: A New Era of Customer Service!

Utpal Chakraborty - Head of Artificial Intelligence, YES BANK
·         The role of intelligent chat bots with enhanced data analytics features, in achieving your overall digital transformation objectives?
·         Emerging trends chat bots including - optical character recognition, speech-enabled technology and conversational analytics
·         Leveraging on Chat bots to gain customer insights, create better customer interactions and achieve efficiency

Utpal Chakraborty

Head of Artificial Intelligence

12:20 pm - 1:00 pm AI Driven Supply-Chains for the New-Age Businesses

Timothy Kooi - Head of Data Analytics, DHL
·         AI for inventory forecasting, warehouse management and supply-chain planning
·         Role of predictive analytics in supplier selection and vendor relationship management
·         Capitalising on NLP for data cleansing and achieving  data robustness

Timothy Kooi

Head of Data Analytics

1:00 pm - 2:10 pm Networking Lunch

2:10 pm - 2:50 pm Revolutionising the Banking and Finance Landscape with AI

Bireshwar Dasgupta - Head of Analytics & Digital Propositions - Commercial Banking, Standard Chartered Bank
·         Reality behind the hype: How is AI disrupting the banking sector and what are the emerging trends to take note of?
·         Creating a customer-centric BFSI model with Artificial Intelligence
·         Identifying and tackling the barriers to widespread use of AI?

Bireshwar Dasgupta

Head of Analytics & Digital Propositions - Commercial Banking
Standard Chartered Bank

·         Utilising AI based algorithmic solutions for  evidence-based predictions and decision making
·         How are AI and robotics transforming the healthcare eco-system in-terms of research, diagnosis and treatment?
·         Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) in consumer health applications 

Dirk F de Korne

Deputy Director, Medical Innovation & Care Transformation
KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital

·         Assessing current cloud, hardware, and platform strategy for AI implementation
·         Getting those much-needed top management and cross-departmental buy-in for your AI ambitions
·         Do we have a shortage of AI ready workforce and how can the skill gap be met?
·         Build vs Buy vs Collaborate: What works best?
·         What does the future look like for AI in the next 5 years?

Pritam Dutta

Global Data Strategy Lead


Vihang Shah

Head of Information Technology
Electrolux Asia Pacific


Akansha Wahi

Digital Transformation Manager
StarHub Ltd

4:20 pm - 4:30 pm Closing Remarks from Chairperson & Close of Conference Day Two