|Thursday, 11 August 2016, 20:30 HKT/SGT|
Source: Spikes Asia
|Intimate Masterclasses with Silvia Goh and Michael Ritchie are announced|
SINGAPORE, Aug 11, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - TechTalks, a series of future-focused sessions at this year's Spikes Asia Festival, will focus on transformative technology. Evolutionary developments will be examined through an exciting programme of speakers and hands on workshops, uncovering everything from Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality to the Internet of Things, Mobile, Programmatic and Audio Technology.
Sponsored by Omnicom Media Group, the TechTalks will take place on the Discovery Stage throughout the Festival, which runs from 21 - 23 September 2016.
Also on the Discovery Stage, attendees can delve into the minds of revered creative experts in the masterclass series. Entertainment Jury President, Silvia Goh, Chief Content Officer for Publicis Media, Greater China, will discuss the changing face of entertainment in the region. While President of this year's Film Craft jury, Michael Ritchie, Managing Director, Executive Producer, Revolver/Will O'Rourke, Australia, will share insights into his creative process and drive, live on stage.
Commenting on the line up, Chairman of Spikes Asia, Terry Savage, said, "We're delighted to announce this year's world-class TechTalks series. The programme will bring attendees together to share knowledge and insights around the convergence of creativity and technology and how it's driving innovation into the heart of the industry."
"Omnicom Media Group is delighted to be partnering with Spikes Asia again to present TechTalks, which will be a showcase of how technology is pushing the boundaries to provide immersive and engaging consumer experiences. TechTalks is about driving innovation, which has and will always be at the heart of what we do as a network," said Cheuk Chiang, CEO, Asia Pacific, Omnicom Media Group.
TechTalks sessions on the Discovery Stage include:
Anathea Ruys, Head of Fuse, Asia Pacific, Omnicom Media Group and Alan Bacchelli, Head of Production, Pixelcase, live streaming a virtual reality and examining the relationship between brands and VR; Innovation jury member Tuomas Peltoniemi, President, TBWA\Digital Arts Network, Asia Pacific, will delve deeper into how individuals interact with new technological experiences; and a live demonstration of the 'Sound of the Web' will be led by Gabriel Tamborini, Creative Director and Dave Fernandes, Senior Designer, Fjord, Design and Innovation from Accenture Interactive.
Uncovering the wave of new tech "realities" Rod Findley, ECD, C2K Communications, will observe how brands and companies can engage with technology; Brian Wong, CEO, Founder, Kiip, will discuss the ubiquitous nature of mobile and the role marketing can play; while Rohan Philips, Vice President of Products and Strategy, Asia Pacific, Xaxis, is looking at how advertising can be enhanced through technology and Amy Chen, Co-founder, Bowhead Technology, will address the Internet of Things and its impact on human interactions.
A final deadline extension has been released for the 12 August with further information available at www.spikes.asia.
About Spikes Asia
The Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity, celebrating and inspiring Asia-Pacific creativity in advertising. Suntec City, Singapore, 27-29 September, 2017. Building on 30 years of the illustrious Spikes Awards, the Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity is the result of a collaboration between the organisers of Cannes Lions and Haymarket, publishers of Campaign Asia Pacific.
The Festival provides the region's growing creative and advertising industry with a platform to network and exchange ideas, bringing together some of the finest creative thinkers from across the region and around the world. Spikes Asia, attended by over 1,800 delegates in 2016, offers an inspirational programme of seminars, tech talks and forums, focusing on creativity and learning, exhibitions of creative work from Asia-Pacific, networking events in the evening and the Spikes Asia award show.
The Spikes Awards, judged by leading international and regional creatives, honour the best creative work in the categories of Film, Print, Outdoor, Radio, Digital, Integrated, Direct, Promo & Activation, Media, Print Craft, Film Craft, Design, Mobile, PR, Branded Content & Entertainment, Healthcare and Innovation.
Incorporating Tangrams Effectiveness @ Spikes brings 15 years of celebrating Effectiveness and Strategy under one roof. The Tangrams celebrate the latest thinking in marketing effectiveness and showcase the very best examples of effective brand building from Asia Pacific. The Tangrams awards honour clients and their agencies for marketing strategies that deliver solid results to transform businesses and brands in categories for Effectivenss, Digital Strategy, Media Strategy, Data & Analytics and e-commerce.
Ascential Events is an international business-to-business media company with a focused portfolio of large-scale exhibitions, congresses and festivals. Our product lines include the prestigious Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, the world's premier market leading payments and financial services innovation congress Money 20/20, the UK's largest trade show Spring Fair International and the award-winning education technology show Bett. You can find information about us at www.ascential.com.
Ascential Events is part of Ascential plc, which transforms knowledge businesses to deliver exceptional performance.
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Aug 11, 2016 20:30 HKT/SGT
Source: Spikes Asia
Topic: Trade Show or Conference
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