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UK-Asia Tech Powerhouse Conference

The UK-Asia Tech Powerhouse Conference, 11-12 June, brings together leading influencers from across trade and technology to explore how the digital revolution is transforming the global business landscape.

Taking place at the new ABP Royal Albert Dock development in East London as part of London Tech Week, the forum offers an exclusive first-look at London’s next vibrant business district, located close to the ExCel. It is the only conference and showcase during London Tech Week that is convening investors, innovators, start-ups and tech giants with a specific focus on the UK’s links with Asia.

Sign up to this free event to capture valuable insights on:

  • UK’s deepening partnership in Asia: the role of tech and innovation
  • Digital Asia: a tech overview 
  • A Closer Look at AI in Asia 
  • AI’s role in the global economic order
  • The Evolution of Urban Mobility in Asia
  • Future-proofing Cities: Automation and Sustainable Development
  • City Brain: A smarter City Management
  • Breaking into the Chinese Tech Market
  • Diamonds and the rise of the Internet of Value 
  • Fintech: The Future of Finance in Asia & the UK
  • Cybersecurity and UK-Asia collaboration 
  • Is China a leading Tech Powerhouse?
  • IPIEC Global 2019 by WTOIP, China’s leading technovation platform      


Explore how new technologies will transform sectors, how to deal with emerging governance issues and how cross-continental collaboration can enhance the pursuit of these opportunities at UK-Asia Tech Powerhouse, 11-12 June ABP Royal Albert Dock.

Speakers include:

  • Mark Field MP, UK Minister for Asia and the Pacific, Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Mark Purdy, Accenture’s Group Chief Economist and Managing Director at Accenture Research
  • Lord Willetts, Chairman of the Eight Great Technologies Investment Fund and former Minister for Universities and Science
  • Isabel Dedring, Global Transport Leader, Arup
  • Prem Barthasarathy, Managing Partner, Pontaq
  • Bo Ji, Assistant Dean, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business
  • Dr Kasititorn Pooparadai, Senior Executive Vice President, Office Digital Economy Promotion Agency, Thailand Ministry of Digital Economy and Society
  • Annabelle Kwok, Founder, NeuralBay
  • Paul Dupont, Vice President of Sales, Pointr
  • Stephen Milton, Head of Growth, Mobike
  • Xuan Jin, Lead Solutions Architect, Alibaba Cloud Europe
  • Swarna Ramanathan, Associate Partner, McKinsey & Company
  • Dr Fang, Director of Bureau of Science, Technology and Innovation, Nanjing Municipal Jiangbei New Area
  • Jim Duffy, CEO of Tracr 
  • Stuart Bedford, Partner, Linklaters
  • Armand Widjaja, Managing Director, Central Capital Ventura
  • Daniel Widdicombe, Head of Investment Banking, China Construction Bank
  • Prajit Nanu, CEO and CO-founder, InstaREM
  • Natalie Black, Her Majesty’s Trade Commissioner for Asia Pacific, UK Department for International Trade
  • Ioan Peters, Associate Managing Director, Cyber Risk, Kroll
  • Jason Ho, Founder, Forte
  • Dr Gang Lu, Founder and CEO, Technode
  • Peter Tensen, General Manager, GlobalTech IP
  • Edmont Rao, Vice President, WTOIP
  • Nancy Xu, CEO of ABP RAD
  • Michael Lawrence, Chief Executive of Asia House




June 11, 2019 09:00


June 12, 2019 15:00



ABP Royal Albert Dock
1/F Altitude, 14 Lascars Avenue , London , E16 2YP United Kingdom

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