Agenda

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    August 24, 2020
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    3:00 pm (GMT + 4:00)

Opening- Step Goes Online

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    August 24, 2020
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    3:10 pm (GMT + 4:00)

Solving for the world’s most pressing challenges

Setting the scene of the state of the world today and what we are doing about it.

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Setting the scene of the state of the world today and what we are doing about it.

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    August 24, 2020
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    3:40 pm (GMT + 4:00)
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Tech trends through a post-Covid lens

Obvious industries such as education, healthcare, travel have been hugely impacted by Covid. Setting the scene with the tech trends…

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Obvious industries such as education, healthcare, travel have been hugely impacted by Covid. Setting the scene with the tech trends to watch, challenges, and shifts in infrastructure globally.

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    August 24, 2020
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    4:45 pm (GMT + 4:00)
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Corporates and Digital Transformation

The collaboration between corporates and SMEs during the pandemic has seen a rise to provide tech solutions. Discussing adapting to…

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The collaboration between corporates and SMEs during the pandemic has seen a rise to provide tech solutions. Discussing adapting to the future of work and customer experiences.

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    August 24, 2020
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    5:30 pm (GMT + 4:00)
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The Future of Jobs

Tight cash flow, drawn out employee onboarding, and challenges in sourcing talent affect startups and large companies alike. Discussing the…

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Tight cash flow, drawn out employee onboarding, and challenges in sourcing talent affect startups and large companies alike. Discussing the continued shift towards the gig economy, non-traditional education routes, and degree-less employees.

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    August 24, 2020
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    6:15 pm (GMT + 4:00)
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Foodtech & Sustainability

The food industry has been shifting towards transformative processes and sustainable food systems with the support of the government. Discussing…

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The food industry has been shifting towards transformative processes and sustainable food systems with the support of the government. Discussing how to build an attractive brand and platform to appeal to consumers and affect habits.

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    August 24, 2020
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    7:00 pm (GMT + 4:00)
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A Conversation with the World’s Most Active Investors

Discussing trends in investment, booming industries, emerging markets, and startup stories.

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Discussing trends in investment, booming industries, emerging markets, and startup stories.

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    August 24, 2020
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    7:45 pm (GMT + 4:00)

Closing

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    August 25, 2020
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    3:00 pm (GMT + 4:00)

Opening

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    August 25, 2020
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    3:10 pm (GMT + 4:00)
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Retail never dies

The retail industry has witnessed another shift in standards and consumer behavior. Even though physical stores have re-opened, social distancing,…

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The retail industry has witnessed another shift in standards and consumer behavior. Even though physical stores have re-opened, social distancing, new behaviors and habits will affect retailers. Discussing diversified supply chains, e-commerce, payments, and logistics.

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    August 25, 2020
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    4:15 pm (GMT + 4:00)
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Education & Remote Learning

Digital-first education is now prevailing. Discussing the surge in digital transformation in schools and learning, including investment trends and government…

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Digital-first education is now prevailing. Discussing the surge in digital transformation in schools and learning, including investment trends and government initiation.

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    August 25, 2020
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    5:20 pm (GMT + 4:00)
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Tech’s Play: Tailoring Experiences

Personalization, customization, and on-demand have been key in attracting customers. Discussing how brands are tailoring quality experiences to their diverse…

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Personalization, customization, and on-demand have been key in attracting customers. Discussing how brands are tailoring quality experiences to their diverse educated customers and what tech trends are playing a role.

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    August 25, 2020
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    6:25 pm (GMT + 4:00)
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The Streaming Revolution

Streaming services saw a spike since 2019 and 2020 has only accelerated this. Discussing how the world gets its entertainment…

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Streaming services saw a spike since 2019 and 2020 has only accelerated this. Discussing how the world gets its entertainment including the introduction of new players across video and audio platforms.

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    August 25, 2020
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    7:30 pm (GMT + 4:00)
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Driving Change: Looking at the Global Automotive Industry

Covid has heavily impacted many aspects of the automotive industry, especially supply chains. Discussing the future of the automotive industry…

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Covid has heavily impacted many aspects of the automotive industry, especially supply chains. Discussing the future of the automotive industry and mobility including sales, consumer behaviors, and fast-tracking innovation which can introduce new opportunities in shared mobility, e-vehicles, and connectivity.

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    August 26, 2020
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    8:15 pm (GMT + 4:00)

Closing

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    August 26, 2020
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    7:30 pm (GMT + 4:00)
  • Wellness

Technology Meets Mental Health

During 2020's pandemic, mental health startups have witnessed a major rise in funding and consumption. Tackling the importance of mental…

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During 2020's pandemic, mental health startups have witnessed a major rise in funding and consumption. Tackling the importance of mental health and how technology can be an enabler of providing larger access to the market.

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    August 26, 2020
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    5:20 pm (GMT + 4:00)
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Climate Change: Acting Now

The world’s best scientists have signaled that 2020 is the year to act on a coordinated and comprehensive plan for…

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The world’s best scientists have signaled that 2020 is the year to act on a coordinated and comprehensive plan for climate change. Discussing what a plan of this magnitude looks like including policy, innovation, and individual behaviors.

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    August 26, 2020
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    4:15 pm (GMT + 4:00)
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Health-tech & Influencing Care

Health-tech is one of the booming industries that has received rising interest from investors and government entities. Discussing the challenges…

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Health-tech is one of the booming industries that has received rising interest from investors and government entities. Discussing the challenges of advances in healthcare including data, science, and policy; and the road towards preventative and primary care.

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    August 26, 2020
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    6:25 pm (GMT + 4:00)
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Working from Home is Here to Stay

Discussing a 100% WFH model, 100% Back to the Office, or a Hybrid Model. Tackling the challenges startups and corporates…

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  • Wellness

Discussing a 100% WFH model, 100% Back to the Office, or a Hybrid Model. Tackling the challenges startups and corporates will need to consider moving forward.

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    August 25, 2020
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    8:15 pm (GMT + 4:00)

Closing

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    August 26, 2020
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    3:10 pm (GMT + 4:00)
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Digitizing Services: Government-as-a-platform

Government entities were put to the test with the mass population facing a lack of access to services during the…

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Government entities were put to the test with the mass population facing a lack of access to services during the Covid lockdown. Discussing the investment and shift in behavior to digitize services while not compromising data and privacy.

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    August 26, 2020
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    3:00 pm (GMT + 4:00)

Opening

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