PE COI Annual Conference 2017 : Growing Singapore’s Precision Engineering Industry through Technology Innovation

Date : 04-Apr-2017
Time : 10.00am - 4.30pm
Venue : Singapore Expo, Peridot Room 204 and 205, Level 2
Registration : Registration Closed

PE COI Annual Conference 2017, organised by A*STAR’s Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech) in collaboration with Singapore Precision Engineering and Technology Association (SPETA), will be held on 4 April 2017 @ Singapore Expo, alongside with MTA 2017.

This year, the PE COI Annual Conference continues to showcase the success stories of how SIMTech has helped local SMEs build new capabilities in bringing business growth. The conference has invited a keynote speaker from Economic Board of Singapore (EDB) who will be sharing the Precision Engineering (PE) Industry Transformation Map (ITM). Other invited speakers will touch on the strategies, plans, market opportunities, and modes of collaborations that will benefit and transform the PE industry. Participants will also get to learn more about SIMTech’s latest technologies and capabilities and how these can be applied to PE SMEs, with assistance from local funding agencies to realise business and industry transformation.


10.00amPE COI Annual Conference 2017 Attendees Registration with Tea Refreshment
PE COI Strategy Plan & Industry Transformation Map/Landscape
11:00amOpening Address & Update of the Collaborations between SIMTech, SPETA, SPRING Singapore, EDB & e2i
by Dr John Yong
Director, Industry Development Office, SIMTech
11.10am Presentation on Precision Engineering Industry Transformation Map (ITM) and Landscape
by Mr Ralph Fong
Director Precision Engineering, EDB
11.40am Overview of PE COI Initiatives and Strategy for PE Industry
by Dr Alex Thoe
Deputy Director, Precision Engineering Centre of Innovation (PE COI), SIMTech
12.00pm e2i Strategic Plan – Collaborations with SIMTech for PE Industry
by Mr Zhao Chuyuan
Specialist – EPME & Transport Engineering, Employment and Employability Institute Pte Ltd
Semiconductor Equipment – Strategy Approach & Case Study
12.20pm Strategic Plan – Enhanced Operation Technology Roadmapping/ Business Transformation
by Mr Jeff Pan
Senior Manager, Industry Development Office (IDO), SIMTech
12.40pm Information and Knowledge Challenges for Precision Engineering
by Mr Hajime Kawano
Regional Manager, APAC, IHS Inc
1.00pmSuccess Pathway into Semiconductor Equipment
by Mr Berne Chung
Managing Director, Component Technology Pte Ltd
1.20pmLunch and Networking
Test & Measurement
2.30pm Digital Health Devices and its Regional Market Opportunities
by Ms Chee Hew
Senior Principal Consultant, Economic Intelligence Unit (EIU), Clearstate
2.50pm Industrial 4.0 - Smart manufacturing for PE industries
by Mr Gerry Ong
Managing Director, VGS Technology Pte Ltd
3.10pm Venture to Healthcare Products with R&D
by Mr Steve Carroll
Chief Technology Officer, Advanced First Aid Research Pte Ltd
Additive Manufacturing
3.30pm 3D AM Business Opportunities and Growth through Tripartite R&D Collaborations
by Mr Derrick Poh
Managing Director, Resem Technologies Pte Ltd
3.50pm The Adoption of 3D AM Technologies and Applications
by Mr Matthew Waterhouse
Chief Executive Officer, 3D Matters Pte Ltd
4.10pmRefreshment, Networking & Tour of MTA 2017 Exhibition

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