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Case Study: Replacing AC Fans with EC Fans for improved energy efficiency

A conventional fan system is usually made up of several components (e.g. belts, pulleys, motors, and etc). It is inefficient in moving air due to the inherent losses within each component.

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Aerogel Composite for Sustainability & Smart Urban Solutions

Dr Li Xiao Dong
Research Scientist
Advanced Material Technology Centre (AMTC)

Dr Handojo Djati Utomo
Singapore Polytechnic (School of Architecture & The Built Environment (ABE)

Key Takeaways

1. Conversion from waste to valuable products
2. Diverse applications for aerogel & foam glass
3. Market opportunity for aerogel

Altering the Landscape of Properties / Facilities Management with Tomorrow’s Solutions

Jocelyn Tan, Managing Director
Asia Properties & Assets Consultancy Pte Ltd

Key Takeaways

1. Key issues in Facilities Management
2. Solutions to transform traditional facilities management

Camera as a Sensor

Michael Goh, Director,
Robert Bosch (SEA) Pte Ltd

Key Takeaways

1. How the modern day security camera is used as a sensor for various smart solutions.

Carbon Neutral Smart Pole

Omniflow S.A

Key Takeaways

1. IoT , Smart Cities, Carbon Free Solution: Omniled

Data Driven Design, The Future Today

Eugene Seah, Senior Director, Special Projects, GCEO Office
Surbana Jurong

Developing Smart and Sustainable Cities in Asia

GORDON FALCONER, Chairman, Industry Advisory Board
United Smart Cities

Key Takeaways

1. Types of Smart City approaches
2. Understanding the concept of smart cities and why it is important for Asia
3. Balancing smart and sustainability with costs when developing smart cities
4. Issues to think about with smart cities 

Enhance City Life Experience with Intelligent Lighting & Security System

PAOLO TOPPAN, Chief Strategic Officer
Success Electronics & Transformer Manufacturer Sdn. Bhd (Nikkon)

Key Takeaways

1. The myriad urban uses of digital technology
2. Why wireless mesh networks are important
3. Public lighting and new management strategies

Ensuring Robustness of Precast Concrete Connections

GARY CONNAH, Technical & Development Manager
Halfen Moment Pte Ltd

Key Takeaways

1. Provide understanding on the different types of precast connections available in the market for different applications. 

Maximizing Your Building Data

PETER PALONEK, Tridium Pacific Sales Manager
Tridium Asia Pacific Pte Ltd

Key Takeaways

1. Understand key elements used in modern day building systems to model data and present it for consumption.

Non-contact Portable Water Seepage Detection System

Oh Tiong Keng, Lead Specialist
Nanyang Polytechnic

Key Takeaways

1. Benefits of the detection system
2. Applications and potential users of the system

Rethinking progress payment with BIM

Lin Shijing, Founder & CEO

Silas Loh, Joint Managing Partner
Rider Levett Bucknall

Security in Wireless Communication Between Devices; Z-Wave in Particular and Safety

TOK AIK HONG, Consultant
Miguel Corporate Services Pte Ltd (Mation)

Key Takeaways

1. The importance of an inclusive approach to security and safety in the technology economy.  

Smart City Connectivity – The 4th Utility

MORNE ERASMUS, Director, Smart Cities
CommScope Solutions Singapore Pte Ltd

Key Takeaways

1. Technology trends impacting connectivity
2. Why Network Convergence & POE, Mobile Edge Data Centers, Mobility & 5G and Concealment solutions are important for your smart buildings and cities

Sanitary Technology At The Heart Where it Matters 

Nick Tan, Senior Manager, Asia Representative

Key Takeaways

1. Common situations in public toilets
2. General usage of IoT in sanitary today

Smart City over 5G Light

David Cai, CEO (Founder)
XY Connect

Key Takeaways

1. Advantages of 5G Station
2. Potential market of 5G market

What Does Smart & Green Buildings Mean to the Stakeholders?

ABHINEET KAUL, Senior Director
Frost & Sullivan

Key Takeaways

1. What does “Green” and “Smart” mean to different stakeholders?
2. What makes the owners willing to pay for “Green”/ “Smart” buildings?
3. How can developers/ contractors differentiate their properties?

What Would The Future Look Like?

JEROME AUDAIS, Managing Director
KONE Pte Ltd

Key Takeaways

1. Industry Trends
2. Customers' Changes
3. Future Direction