Talk Events

Chatbots and Consumer Experience
November 27, 2018
In a recent study of 800 decision makers conducted by Oracle, 80% of respondents said they’ve already used chatbots or are planning to use chatbots by 2020. You’ve heard the word chatbot thrown around in the news and maybe you’ve talked to Alexa, but what you might not know is how chatbots can make a...
TEDx NTU 2018: Greater than the Sum of its Parts
Nanyang Auditorium
August 26, 2018
From a teeming mass of hot gas to the Blue Planet of Life, every second, our Earth ages, we let complexity pervade our lives a bit more, either by an act of nature or that of man. With the rapid progress of mankind, the term, ‘complex’ has come to occupy an ever-expanding meaning in the...
Adobe X General Assembly: Creative Jam “Recycling as a Lifestyle”
Adobe has teamed up with General Assembly Singapore to improve recycling in Singapore. This creative jam brings together designers and innovators to solve the “Recycling as a lifestyle” challenge and you are invited to meet the selected team and watch the final pitches. Challenge: Recycling as a lifestyle: Improve the experience of minimizing waste of...
NUS-ISS StackUp Talk: Flask-Express – A Head-to-Head Comparison
StackUp Studio 2
July 21, 2018
Flask or Express? JavaScript or Python? Which of these 2 web framework to use for your next web application? Can’t decide? Join us in this free session and learn about these 2 popular web framework. We will build a web application (live!) using both Express and Flask side-by-side. We will showoff their features, discuss the...
Career Conversations: Opportunities In Data Analytics & Data Science
If you are wondering what day-to-day life as a Data Scientist or Data Analyst would be like, join us for ‘Career Conversations: Data Science & Analytics’. We will talk about various career paths, top skills needed to succeed, companies in Chicago hiring for Data roles, good places to meet other Data Scientists and Analysts, and...
New Tech and Energy Companies of the Future
June 26, 2018
This session will focus on the intersection of new tech and energy companies of the future, which will be distributed and running on a digital backbone. We will discuss what are the different technology solutions and what are the capabilities they bring and how they will change the business models.   Speakers: Katarina Uherova Hasbani,...
ESSEC EMBA Speaker Series: How to attract, retain and develop millennials?
ESSEC Business School
April 26, 2018
Millennials are tech-savvy, adaptable, and creative. However, they have a unique set of expectations and demands: more than a paycheck, they want a sense of pride and fulfillment from their work, a purpose and importantly a company whose values match their own. In this presentation, Victoria Bethlehem, Head of Human Resources -Asia Pacific with The Adecco...
NUS MAD Talk: Philip Yeo Innovation Fellows Programme
National Volunteer and Philanthropy Centre (NVPC)
April 25, 2018
The Philip Yeo Initiative (PYI) is a ground-up movement, administered by NUS Enterprise, to honour Mr Philip Yeo’s contributions and to create a platform for him to develop people and talent. A maverick, in over 40 years of public service, his unique brand of leadership has been codenamed by his protégé as MAD (Make A Difference). The...
AWS Cloud Chats: How Cloud Has Changed the Way Start-ups Build And What It Means for the Future
Brewery at BASH
April 2, 2018
Forbes reported, in 2017, that one of the most important technological shifts in recent years has been the introduction of cloud services, which has allowed start-ups to rent server space and development tools in the cloud at affordable rates, and scale up as needed rather than purchasing their own expensive hardware and software. Join SGInnovate...
NUS LKYSPP: Discrimination and Rights as Critical Dimensions of Public Policy
Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
March 26, 2018
This lunchtime seminar focuses on the UN Convention on Elimination of Discrimination Against Women and UN Convention on the Rights of the Child with case studies from two developing countries. It explores these countries’ responses to addressing global health issues and how they link to the “right to health” and to core concepts of human...