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ATxSummit, organised by Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore, took place from 6 to 7 June 2023 at Capella Singapore. This apex event of ATxSG comprised invitation-only Plenary and networking events, covering a range of topics including AI, trust tech, soonicorns, sustainability, and digital healthcare across four key pillars: Tech x Trust, Tech x Good, Tech x Builders and Tech x Creative.

ATxSummit also saw the return of our highly rated ATxAI and SG Women in Tech conferences, as well as several G2G and G2B closed-door roundtables to facilitate a closer partnership between the public sector and digital industry.

Watch this space as we will be bringing more event updates soon!


6 June 2023 | 9.00am - 6.00pm

Grand Ballroom | Capella Singapore

9.05am - 9.15am: Welcome Address

Lew Chuen Hong, Chief Executive, Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore

9.15am - 9.35am: Opening Keynote by Guest-of-Honour

Lawrence Wong, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Singapore

9.45am - 9.50am: Special Recorded Address

Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand (2017-2023); Senior Fellow, Harvard University; Special Envoy, Christchurch Call; Board Member, The Earthshot Prize

9.50am - 10.35am: Pause or Play – Generative AI’s Promise, Perils and Partnerships

With the emergence of ChatGPT, there is growing global interest in generative AI. This panel will explore future applications and business opportunities of generative AI and large language models. Experts in the field will discuss not just the immense opportunities but also the potential impact for society, industries and jobs. We will also gain perspectives from tech giants of how various players in the ecosystem, large and small, will partner to unlock the potential and business opportunities to scale the ground-breaking technology.


  • H.E. Alexandra van Huffelen, Minister for Digitalisation, Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations, Netherlands
  • Ahmed Mazhari, President, Microsoft Asia
  • Keith Strier, Vice President, Worldwide AI Initiatives, NVIDIA


  • Annabelle Droulers, Reporter, Bloomberg TV

10.50am - 11.30am: Pause or Play – Generative AI’s Innovators

Innovative tech startups focused on Generative AI are flourishing globally in many new application areas. In this panel we hear from innovative startups at ground zero on their point of view on the state of play, technology development trajectories and the next bound of innovations and use cases we can expect to see.


  • Ben Brooks, Head of Public Policy, Stability AI
  • Ori Goshen, CEO, AI21 [Virtual]
  • Feng-Yuan Liu, Vice President, Business Development, Aicadium
  • Michael Sellitto, Head of Policy (Interim), Anthropic
  • Joshua Wong, Co-Founder and CEO, Hypotenuse AI
  • Ivan Zhang, Co-Founder and CTO, Cohere [Virtual]
  • Jennifer Zhang, Co-Founder and CEO, WIZ.AI


  • Su Lian Jye, Chief Analyst, Applied Intelligence, Omdia

11.30am - 12.15pm: From Promise to Progress: Delivering Tech for a Better World

Technology and digitalisation are rapidly reshaping our economies and societies. Are we on the cusp of making a breakthrough in some of the world’s most pressing problems, such as climate change, inequality, and poverty – or one misstep away from falling over the precipice? Explore how we can deliver a concerted, multi-stakeholder effort to harness innovative and impactful solutions for our people and society, while ensuring that our digital ecosystem is inclusive, resilient, and safe for all.


  • H.E. Eglė Markevičiūtė, Vice-Minister, Ministry of the Economy and Innovation, Lithuania
  • H.E. Marisa Lago, Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, International Trade Administration, USA
  • Mark German, Executive Director, Rise, Schmidt Futures
  • Peter Selfridge, Global Head of Government and Public Affairs, SAP
  • Dr Kazuo Yano, Fellow, Hitachi Ltd. and CEO, Happiness Planet Ltd.


  • Dr Ming Tan, Founding Executive Director, Tech For Good Institute

2.20pm - 3.10pm: Pushing the Boundaries of Reality: The Power of Immersion

Immersive technologies such as VR, AR, XR, mixed reality, and haptic feedback are pushing the boundaries of our human experience, breaking barriers to accessibility, and unlocking value for society across multiple industries including entertainment, education, healthcare, and manufacturing. Experience the cutting-edge of immersive technologies from leading players and go under the hood to explore the integral tech stack that our new worlds are being built upon.


  • Dominique Bourse, Chairman and CEO, Cyber Group Studios
  • Heesuk Ricky Kang, Head of Business and Head of Economy, Naver Z Corp.
  • Kisson Lin, Co-Founder and COO, Mindverse AI
  • Sam Sniderman, Co-President, Content Production, Blue Ant Media
  • Timoni West, Vice President, Product, Wētā Tools, Unity Technologies


  • Jonathan Krause, VP Executive Partner, Gartner


4.15pm - 5.00pm: The Convergence of Technology: Enlarging Our Digital Commons

“Dis-entangling”. “De-coupling”. “Bifurcation”. What is the reality behind these headlines? Are such centrifugal forces inevitable, or can the centre hold? Hear diverse perspectives on how we can architect more seamless, trusted connectivity and greater interoperability, ultimately to expand our digital commons and create space for all countries – big and small – to thrive.


  • Thomas E Abell, Chief of Digital Technology for Development, Asian Development Bank
  • KC Choi, Executive Vice President, GM of Global Mobile B2B/B2G Team, Mobile eXperience Business, Samsung Electronics
  • Dr Hee Hwang, CEO, Kakao Healthcare
  • Quint Simon, Head of Public Policy, Asia Pacific and Japan, Amazon Web Services
  • Yang Bing, Chief Executive Officer, OceanBase, Ant Group


  • Dr Nikolai Dobberstein, Partner, Global Head of Communications, Media & Technology Practice, Kearney

5.00pm - 5.45pm: Doubling Down on Sustainability: The Critical Role of Digital Technology

Digital technology plays a critical role in our dire fight against the climate crisis. We must innovate and execute urgently on two quests in tandem – transitioning to low carbon digital technologies in both our hardware and software stacks and leveraging on digital technology solutions to transform our most carbon-intensive sectors. Explore and be inspired by the latest strategies and innovations in this vital intersection of digital x sustainability.


  • Grace Fu, Minister for Sustainability and the Environment, Ministry of Sustainability and the Environment, Singapore
  • H.E. Ivan John Enrile Uy, Secretary, Department of Information & Communications Technology, Philippines
  • H.E. Rachmat Kaimuddin, Deputy for Infrastructure and Transportation Coordination, Coordinating Ministry for Maritime and Investment Affairs, Indonesia
  • Barbara-Anne Bensted, Vice President Sustainability (APAC), Capgemini
  • Michaela Browning, Vice President, Government Affairs and Public Policy, APAC, Google 
  • ST Liew, President, Taiwan, SEA, Australia and New Zealand and Vice President, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
  • Dr John O’Shea, Chief Digital Transformation Officer, Dell Technologies
  • Chris Tung, President, Corporate Development, Alibaba Group


  • Praveen Tekchandani, Partner, Climate Change and Sustainability Services, Ernst & Young LLP

5.55pm - 6.00pm: Closing Remarks

Lew Chuen Hong, Chief Executive, Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore


For full list of speakers for ATxSummit Plenary, click here.