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Trescon and The Department of Information and Communications Technology, Republic of the Philippines (DICT), Join hands to Deliver World AI Show

Trescon and The Department of Information and Communications Technology

Global technology leaders at World AI Show to highlight the potential in driving the next phase of AI and development in the Philippines to make it more competitive globally.

Thursday, 20 August 2020 (Manila): International business events and consulting firm Trescon, has announced that it will host the Manila edition of World AI Show (WAIS) with the support of the Department of Information and Communications Technology, Republic of the Philippines (DICT) on 25 August 2020. The virtual conference will primarily focus on drawing interesting narratives around the country’s AI roadmap from several solution providers, solution seekers, global thought-leaders, enterprises and governments across the world. The show will be hosted on the newly launched virtual events hosting platform, vmeets.

World AI Show will feature virtual keynotes, exciting panel discussions, technology use-cases, product showcases and other insightful sessions,  all set in an interactive and immersive online environment where participants can also engage with speakers in Q&A sessions and network with solution providers in private consultation rooms and private networking rooms.

“The idea behind this synergy is to give impetus to Philippines’s greater vision of fostering a more integrated community of innovators and an inclusive economy,” said Mohammed Saleem, Founder and CEO of Trescon. He further added, “World AI Show has always been a launch-pad to connect top decision-makers and stakeholders from MSMEs, startups and large enterprises to highlight real-world industry use-cases and adoption challenges specific to different countries. We are excited to bring the show to Philippines for the first time, helping us contribute to the country’s AI ecosystem.”

Virtually connect with industry leaders and AI experts at World AI Show

Genalyn Macalinao, Policy Lead, Cyber Security Bureau and spokesperson for DICT, Republic of the Philippines will engage in a panel discussion on how AI currently operates in the public sector along with other top speakers. Genalyn is a Cybersecurity policymaker and digital strategist mostly involved in the security of critical, infrastructure, government information environment and supply chains.

Among others, some of the top speakers to join the conference include:

  • Dr David Hardoon, Senior Advisor for Data and Artificial Intelligence for Union Bank/Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau, Philippines

  • Winnie Talosig Rebancos, Information Technology Director for Coca-Cola Beverages, Philippines

  • Peter Heise, AI Community & Data Analytics Leader at Airbus, Germany

  • Cuauhtemoc Velasco Aznar, Chief of Digital Transformation, Security Bank Corporation, Philippines

  • Dr Sigrid Rouam, Global Director, Data Science & Data Analytics at Standard Chartered Bank, Singapore

Speakers will analyse case studies from leading businesses and explore key areas such as The Potential of AI in Business Continuity; How Artificial Intelligence will impact the Future of Work; Transforming into a Human-Centric AI organization Post-Crisis; Maximizing ROI across the components of AI enablement; How AI and Data Analytics will transform customer experience; The Future of AI In Cloud Computing and Artificial Intelligence for Smarter Cybersecurity; to name a few.

The Manila edition of World AI Show is officially sponsored by Platinum Sponsor – Eastvantage; Silver Sponsor – ForgeRock; Bronze Sponsor – BCS Technology International Pty Ltd  and Exhibitor – NeoSOFT Technologies.

About World AI Show

World AI Show is a thought-leadership-driven, business-focused, global series of events taking place in strategic locations across the world. It connects top AI experts, enterprises, government representatives, data scientists, technology leaders, startups, investors, researchers, academicians, and global AI innovators – to discuss the impact of AI on commercial applications and the revolutionary ways it can transform businesses and government functions.

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