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The technology industry holds immense influence and potential for transformation, accessibility, and growth. However, achieving these goals requires the collective efforts of diverse stakeholders. In this session, we will explore the critical role of government entities in supporting, promoting, and enabling growth. We will also delve into the importance of fostering a supportive environment and nurturing ecosystem, both internally and externally, to encourage team success, drive economic growth, and contribute to societal development.
Join us to discover real-world examples of successful collaborations between government and industry. Learn how to secure meaningful partnerships that drive impactful change and advance your programmes, initiatives, and businesses.
- The significance of collaboration between government and industry
- Real-world examples of successful partnerships and their impact
- A step-by-step framework for securing meaningful partnerships
- Aligning business goals with strategic partners
- Creating a supportive environment for teams and fostering a nurturing ecosystem
- The ripple effect: How collaboration drives the regional economy and societal development
The global pandemic has accelerated digital transformation and amplified the demand for tech talent across industries. This unique time has created diverse opportunities and propelled the adoption and advancement of emerging technologies, challenging our current reality. As we transition to Web 3.0, it's crucial to envision a better version and address barriers to progress.
- Enhancing development, functionality, and accessibility in Web 3.0
- Overcoming obstacles hindering progress and transformation
- Leveraging the Metaverse's potential in various industries
- Ensuring inclusivity and diversity in Metaverse experiences
- Maximising the impact of VR, Blockchain, and AI in work and customer interactions
- Utilising the Metaverse as a tool for training and positive societal contributions
- Promoting sustainable goals and considerations in the new reality
- Advancing gender equality and inclusiveness in the Metaverse and Web 3.0
- Insights on leveraging the Metaverse, AI, and Web 3.0 for industry-specific transformations
- Strategies for success and overcoming challenges in embracing the Metaverse
- Approaches to ensure inclusivity, diversity, and accessibility in the Web 3.0 era
- Examples of impactful applications and experiences in the Metaverse
- Considerations for sustainable development and ethical considerations in the new reality
- Actions to promote gender equality and inclusiveness in the Metaverse and Web 3.0
The ongoing debate surrounding AI platforms Chat GPT and Google Bard centres on their potential to hinder or enhance opportunities for tech professionals. As these advanced AI tools continue to learn from various sources, questions arise regarding ethics, information access, risks, security, and the impact on individuals, businesses, and industries. This session will delve into the potential loss of diverse talent, upskilling and repurposing of professionals and strategies to ensure these platforms offer more opportunities than hindrances.
- Assessing the impact of AI platforms on the tech industry and human intelligence
- Monitoring and controlling information access in AI systems
- Ethical considerations and potential risks associated with AI advancements
- Balancing the benefits of AI in improving quality of life and task automation
- Addressing the challenges of workforce diversity and talent progression
- Upskilling and repurposing professionals affected by AI technology
- Strategies to ensure inclusivity and equal opportunities in the evolving tech landscape
It’s competition time! Prepared to be Wowed Women in IT Community as you hear about some incredibly impactful and innovative ideas to boost representation in the APAC tech industry, and tech for good applications that support underrepresented groups across industries.
We all know that technology plays a crucial role in addressing various environmental, social, and governance (ESG) challenges. With sustainable best practices, we can all contribute to a better future. The ideas you will hear about, are doing just that.
Our top 3 contestants will be pitching their ideas live on stage to our esteemed judges and summit attendees. They will have just 5 minutes each to demonstrate the life changing impact they are creating for people.
And the best part? You get to ask questions and vote for who you think has the most impactful idea!
In the face of an ageing population and potential workforce shrinkage, companies in the APAC region are confronted with challenges stemming from limited diversity and skill gaps. However, the presence of five generations in the workforce offers an opportunity to tap into a wealth of knowledge and talent. This session will explore the strategies leaders can adopt to optimise multigenerational teams, foster mutual appreciation, manage conflicts, and create a harmonious and respectful work environment.
- Implications of an ageing population on talent availability and workforce diversity
- Challenges in meeting client need without adequate skills and representation
- Overcoming resistance and conflict arising from fear of obsolescence and undervaluation
- Understanding the unique strengths and perspectives each generation brings to the workplace
- Strategies for leaders to optimise multigenerational teams and leverage their combined skills
- Promoting mutual appreciation and fostering inclusivity among team members
- Managing conflicts and differences of opinion to create a harmonious work environment
- Learning to think like a leader as a team member and recognising the value you bring to the table
A workshop-style session to help you grow and map out your professional career
With the continued need to boost and retain women and diverse tech professionals in technology-related fields, we need to ensure that you have the support and skills you need to be successful and invaluable at different stages in your career.
In this session, you will have the opportunity to choose one of the following session topics to learn more, hear examples, and receive advice and practical tips. This topic will be delivered by a facilitator that will help guide the discussion in a roundtable format. This is your opportunity to learn from an expert, the lived experiences of those around you, and for you to share any examples and tips you have for your fellow participants.
Career Path Planning
The Digital Divide and how to be Invaluable
Leading with Cultural Awareness
Positivity is important for both organisations and individuals to thrive. By creating and maintaining a positive environment, you can create an atmosphere where you and your people feel comfortable to explore, innovate, and try new ideas. This can lead to a more productive and successful workplace. And very importantly, it leads to happier and motivated individuals.
In this session you will learn how to create, promote and maintain positivity within your business and team? You will also learn how to do this for yourself, and how to keep it alive even through the tougher days.