H.E.R Asia 2018 Program

800Registration & networking
900Chairperson’s opening remarks
 Renee Tan, Founder, Rendeur (H.E.R Entrepreneur)
910Guest-of-Honour Opening Address
 Ms Grace Fu, Minister for Culture, Community and Youth
 HER Leadership
930Keynote address: Rediscovering, Redefining and Reigniting HER
 May Ooi, ONE Athlete, Former Olympian, ONE Championship, Singapore
 Scaling-up & Growth Strategies
950Opening Plenary: Adopting the right mind-set and robust growth strategies to scale a small business
 Growth & globalisation: Exploring the consideration factors for scaling-up
 Implementing cross-border or public-private partnerships for expanded opportunities
 Financing future growth strategically to bridge the gap to expanding business needs
 Panellists:
 Anna Lim, Co-founder, The Soup Spoon, Singapore
 Steen Puggaard, Former CEO, 4Fingers Fried Chicken, Singapore
 Luke Chong, Founder, TotallyHotStuff, Singapore
 Dr Ong Siew Hwa, Chairman of BioSingapore, Director & Chief Scientist, Acumen Research Laboratories, Singapore
 Moderator: Renee Tan, Founder, Rendeur (H.E.R Entrepreneur)
1040Speed networking
1050Morning networking refreshment
 New Generation Businesses
1120Panel: Developing sustainability and continuity in new generation businesses
 Implementing effective business strategies to meet the demands of the new generation consumers
 Building a brand that sells sustainably: What do new generation customers want really?
 Transforming traditional businesses through digitalisation to increase productivity and efficiency
 Panellists:
 Jamie Lim, CEO, Scanteak, Singapore
 Wendy Ng, Managing Director, Bloomdale, Singapore
 Ummi Abdullah, Founder, DUA Group, Singapore
 Ronny Tome, Founder, Ducatus Global, Singapore
 Moderator:
 Peter Quek, Regional Sales Director, NetSuite, Singapore
1210How SMEs Can Tap on Government Schemes to Scale
 Shura Ishak, Senior Business Advisor, SME Centre @ SMCCI, Singapore
 Manisah Sapari, Business Advisor, SME Centre @ SMCCI, Singapore
1240Networking Lunch
 Navigating Digital Disruption
1400Panel: Winning in a digitised world through new-age digital strategy and capabilities
 Implementing omni-channel strategies to create experience and convenience for customers
 Paving the way for global growth through e-commerce strategies
 Transforming traditional businesses through digitalising processes
 Panellists:
 Wendy Liu, Co-Founder and CEO, ezbuy, Singapore
 Syafiq Yussoff, CEO, Riverwood Logistics, Singapore
 Samira Shihab, CEO, Tinkerlust, Indonesia
 Rhonda Wong, CEO, ohmyhome, Singapore
 Moderator: Rebekah Woo, Partner, Crimson Capital, Singapore 
1450Networking Break
 Business Strategy Round Table Discussions
1510Opening of the round-table discussion: A round-table discussion is like a mini workshop. Attendees get to choose their roundtable topic of choice. Each round table discussion takes 30 mins where the roundtable facilitator will be presenting about the topic and attendees could share their challenges and ask questions during the intimate round-table session. Attendees may rotate to another topic of choice on the next round.
1520Round-table A: Harnessing Your IP Assets
 Dr Anna Fong, IP Strategist, IP Value Lab, Singapore
 Round-table B: Fuelling your SME Growth
 Ezann Su, Head, Business Finance, Moolahsense, Singapore
 Round-table C: Funding and Capital Raising Strategies in Asia
 Ramesh V. Raghavan, Vice Chairman, BANSEA, Singapore
 Round-table D: Personal Branding Strategies for Business Success
 Simone Heng, Class 95FM DJ, Speaker and Emcee
1620Closing remarks
1630 Networking Tea Extravaganza & Lucky Draw
1800End of event