Day One

Whoever leads in Artificial Intelligence will rule the world – Vladimir Putin.

  • It is undoubting that Big Data is the new gold mine, but do we know how to make the most of the abundance data?
  • Transforming big data onto our benefit

Over the years, we have witnessed the abilities of AI in problem solving, business intelligence, and even in saving human life.

  • Exploring the benefits of a fully conscious, self-aware humanoid robot, who is far more intelligent that its human creator.
  • Should we take fears about AI seriously.

Presented By:

Kenny Tan, Country Manager of Malaysia and Thailand, Alibaba Cloud, Malaysia

AI is a big threat to humans, says Alibaba founder, Jack Ma.

  • With the fast evolving digital transformation, will AI drastically outperform human workforce?
  • The real concern over the disappearance of old jobs and emergence of new jobs.

Presented By:

Jacob Isaac, Managing Director of New Technologies, Fusionex, Malaysia
  • AI is a tool which gets rid of repetitive work and allows us to concentrate in being more productive.
  • Exploring the best use of an intelligent machine and improve human performance.

Presented By:

Dr Saket Kumar, Chief Data Scientist, Google Premium Services, United States
14:15 - 15:00

Kick-starting Big Data Analytics for Startups

    When talking about big data analytics, most people think of big corporations who are trying to solve highly complex problems using AI and machine learning. But there is a lot of potential benefit from setting up good data infrastructure, collecting and analysing data even at the early stage of a startup or SME.

  • Sharing on learnings from Fave's Business Intelligence team, as we scale our data capabilities and enable the company to be more data-driven, while the company is still less than 2 years old.

Presented By:

Amos Tay, Head of Business Intelligence, Fave, Malaysia

15:00 - 15:45

Big Data is a Must

  • As the benefits of big data are seemingly more apparent, Lazada aims to attract 50,000 SMEs onto its platform.
  • How does investing in AI help SMEs?
  • Exploring the real reasons for SMEs to jump on the bandwagon.
15:45 - 16:15

Afternoon Refreshment & exhibition hall tour

16:15 - 17:00

Panel Discussion: Leveraging Digital Technologies Using Cloud and Big Data to Transform The Business Model

  • Moving digitally, focusing on new revenue sources.
  • Sharing on the successful digital transformation in rethinking exiting business models
  • Challenges and requirements to support their digital transformation
14:15 - 15:00

Big Data Analytics, Governance & Public Policy

  • Case studies on the application of analytics in public policy, public management and challenges associated with it.
15:00 - 15:45

Are we Leaving Our Digital Mark Around the World?

  • Modern technologies have led to modern crimes.
  • In high security environments, establishing and maintaining trusted digital identities to manage secure access to networks, information and facilities is critical to both the protection of citizen data and national security.
15:45 - 16:15

Afternoon Refreshment & exhibition hall tour

16:15 - 17:00

Securing Future Footprints: Applying The Lessons From Prior Breaches

  • A high-level update on the current cyber security landscape to help the audience to better understand what we are up against.
  • What key risks and potential mitigations should be in place for any organization and focus on lessons learned from past cyber incidences response experiences.
  • Discussion on how we pragmatically protect ourselves.

Presented By:

Sarbi Sandhu, Head of Cybersecurity, Securities Commission Malaysia.

14:15 - 15:00

How is Regulation Impacting Innovations

  • Is over-regulation by central bankers stifling innovation in the banking industry is a timely one?
  • Find answers to the key question – will the easing of regulatory measures in the financial sector benefit consumers?
15:00 - 15:45

Data and Analytics Scoring High in Banking Strategies

Large banks prioritize IT as an enabler of growth and expect an increase in IT staff; due to the growing importance and desire to invest in data analytics and IT innovation.

  • Exploring the analytics capacity and how it saves banking.
15:45 - 16:15

Afternoon Refreshment & exhibition hall tour

16:15 - 17:00

The Robots Are Here

  • Robot bank clerks that exude empathy are already here.
  • Discusses on the future outlook of having own personal bank manager in our home.

Day Two

MDEC is paramount to leapfrog Malaysia into digitization. ADAX, on the other hand, is an initiative by MDEC to enable businesses, governments, academia, and professionals to rapidly adopt Big Data and Data Analytics as a tool to empower decision making and innovation.

This session brings to you MDEC’s big ambition in AI framework and how ADAX proffers Big Data ecosystem

  • Unlock real-time case studies of AI potentials, merged with supercomputing powers
  • Data analytics has come up as a strong business strategy.
  • Can early adopters pull the rabbit out of the hat right away?
  • Exploring the recipe for success and the common mistakes that lead to huge financial and credibility loss.

Panelists

Deepak Sharma, Chief Digital Officer, Kotak Mahindra Bank, India
Dr. Avik Sarkar, Head of Data Analytics Cell, National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayong), Government of India
Raju Chellam, Vice President of New Technologies, Fusionex, Malaysia
  • Facial recognition technology to offer self-service options in Changi airport at bag drop, boarding, check-in and immigration.
  • To locate lost travelers in the airport, Changi airport will be introducing a new facial recognition system that will detect the whereabouts of the latecomer which is picked up by the cameras.

Data breach mostly involves cyber espionage activities that go beyond technical issues. Adaptive security approach is proactive measures aim to safeguard systems and data by recognizing threat-related behaviors rather than technical aspects. The essence of the approach is the ability to adapt and respond to a rapidly changing environment.

Presented By:

Dato Dr Amirudin Abdul Wahab, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), CyberSecurity Malaysia
14:15 - 15:00

The Devil is in the Details: Strategic Digital Adoption in Manufacturing

Tech allows corrections and adjustments to be automated and completed quicker which increases the efficiency line.

  • Learn how BDA helps one to discover deeper insights, make predictions or generate recommendations.
  • Case study
15:00 - 15:45

The Competitive Advantage of Big Data

Based on Department of Statistics, in 2016, SMEs recoded the strongest growth of national Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Malaysia.

  • SMEs should pay more attention to real time access to information to increase their productivity.
  • The misperception of SMEs that digital transformation is costly and difficult to manage should be resolved.
15:45 - 16:15

Afternoon Refreshment & exhibition hall tour

16:15 - 17:00

Factories Turning Intelligent with AI

  • Combination of machine learning algorithm and real-time monitoring to optimize operations.
  • Leads to better decisions made for each production run.
14:15 - 15:00

The Magic of Big Data in Creating Affordable Housing Market in Urban Cities

  • Learn on how countries have leveraged on technology and an integrated database in ensuring effective policy-making.
  • Discover the importance of reliable housing market database, and the role of Big Data and other technologies in developing affordable housing policy.

Presented By:

Dr. Avik Sarkar, Head of Data Analytics Cell, National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayong), Government of India

15:00 - 15:45

Manipulation of Public Services with AI

Verifications have been a headache not only in Malaysia but many other countries too. New Zealand have taken this opportunity to make use of AI to identify and detect digital identity.

  • The citizens of New Zealand will have to visit designated centers to get a photo taken and wait up for a few days for the government to verify their digital identity.
  • The government will be using AI for real-time capture and verification of the citizens’ digital identity.
15:45 - 16:15

Afternoon Refreshment & exhibition hall tour

16:15 - 17:00

Big Data, Big Jams

Governments used to rely on traffic surveys that would be a year or more out of date by the time they’re published. Handing big data to governments means transport agencies will now be able to monitor traffic conditions in real time and make decisions based on information that was previously not available.

  • Case study on pilot-tested OpenTraffic in major cities in the Philippines last year, by Grab and the World Bank.
14:15 - 15:00

Financial Fraud versus Big Data

  • Explore the novel fraud detection and prevention techniques brought by big data.
  • Behavioral analysis and real-time detection to give fraud fighting techniques a new perspective
  • Looking into case study

Presented By:

Fandhy H. Siregar, Head of Internal Audit, PT Bank Resona Perdania, Indonesia

15:00 - 15:45

Can Virtual Reality Help Us Better Understand Data?

  • Can financial institutions tap virtual reality to create an engaging banking experience?
  • Discover the possibilities of virtual reality in banking
15:45 - 16:15

Afternoon Refreshment & exhibition hall tour

16:15 - 17:00

Lessons from Banking Industry Disruptors

  • Big data is making it possible for firms to draw major insights into customers’ lives from their transaction and other data.
  • Social media is providing the opportunity to inject a social context into banking services.
  • What are the lessons we can take from these bold moves?

Presented By:

Tarrill Baker, ASP Chief Data Officer, HSBC, Hong Kong