27 - 28 September, 2016
Four Points by Sheraton Singapore, Riverview, Singapore , Singapore

Chaw Sing Ho

Managing Director, NAMIC
Nanyang Technological University – NTUitive Pte Ltd
Chaw Sing, Managing Director of NAMIC (National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Cluster), heads the pan-national initiative to catalyse innovation and adoption of additive manufacturing (AM or 3D printing) technologies in the industries as part of Singapore’s industry transformation roadmap. Acting as an industry-market aggregator by fostering strategic industry partnerships, translation of upstream research with commercial outcomes and standards development, the initiative aims to partner with more than 100 start-ups/SMEs over the next 5 years to create innovative products, services and new businesses harnessing AM technology. Before joining the public sector, Chaw Sing headed the IP Technology and Innovation at HP Singapore, Printing and Personal Systems Group, where he oversaw strategic initiatives, IP strategy and partnerships. Prior to this, he was the global head for Consumer Inkjet Supplies Business operations, overseeing internal and outsourced operations and product innovation. Chaw Sing started his career at  Chartered Semiconductor, now part of Globalfoundries, where he undertook various leadership executive roles in technology development and engineering operations. Chaw Sing is a National University of Singapore (NUS) alumnus, where he obtained his Bachelors (Honours) and Doctorate degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering.


16:30 Panel 1: Discussing the role innovation plays in the uncertain global economy

Capital expenditure is under tight control and staying alive is the goal for many businesses. How do you justify innovation spending instead of investing in other profitable new ideas with faster ROIs.
  • The top 3 challenges in establishing mutually beneficial partnership for knowledge transfer
  • How do you align different stakeholder expectations to produce the most desirable outcomes for the company
  • What are the lessons learnt to apply in the journey moving forward


Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Chaw Sing.

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