31 July - 01 August, 2018
Mandarin Orchard Singapore, by Meritus, Singapore

CONFERENCE DAY ONE

8:00 am - 8:50 am REGISTRATION & WELCOME COFFEE

8:50 am - 9:00 am Chairman’s Opening Remarks

9:00 am - 9:30 am E-Mobility in Asia- Challenges and Opportunities

Vivek Vaidya - SVP, Intelligent Mobility Frost and Sullivan
  • Understanding the market opportunity and development of electric mobility in Asia
  • Addressing key infrastructure, technology and policy challenges in the adoption of electric vehicles
  • Analysing the emerging trends in e-mobility for the region: Public vs Private transportation
  • Reviewing the role of governments in accelerating e-mobility and adoption of electric vehicles
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Vivek Vaidya

SVP, Intelligent Mobility
Frost and Sullivan

9:30 am - 10:00 am EV Charging Ecosystem: Present & Future

Terence Siew - President Electric Vehicles Association of Singapore (EVAS)
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Terence Siew

President
Electric Vehicles Association of Singapore (EVAS)

10:00 am - 10:30 am Enhancing Malaysia’s Position as the Electric Mobility Market Place in SEA

Dr. Mohd Azman Zainal Abidin - CEO Malaysian Green Technology
  • Reviewing Malaysia’s National Electric Mobility Blueprint- How close are we to the 2020 vision?
  • Highlighting the importance of publicprivate partnerships to develop electric mobility solutions for public transportation and charging infrastructure
  • Developing local industries to support and enhance technology localisation for electric vehicles and infrastructure
  • Reviewing the current development of creating an EV ecosystem value chain
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Dr. Mohd Azman Zainal Abidin

CEO
Malaysian Green Technology

10:30 am - 10:40 am Speed Networking

10:40 am - 11:00 am MORNING TEA AND NETWORKING SESSION

11:00 am - 11:30 am Transforming Thailand’s Electric Vehicle Landscape and Market

Yossapong Laoonual - President Electric Vehicle Association of Thailand
  • Providing a critical update of the key government initiatives to drive e-mobility and electric vehicles in Thailand
  • Overcoming challenges in electric mobility in Thailand- Traffic congestion and the need for energy storage systems
  • Working with international players to develop infrastructure within Thailand to support e-mobility
  • Reviewing future developments for electric mobility in Thailand
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Yossapong Laoonual

President
Electric Vehicle Association of Thailand

11:30 am - 12:00 pm Enabling Electric Mobility in the Philippines: Challenges, Opportunities and Public Transportation Initiatives

Rommel Juan - President Electric Vehicle Association of the Philippines
  • Analysing the Philippine roadmap for electric vehicle deployment
  • Highlighting the infrastructural developments to enable the electric mobility in the Philippines
  • Electric mobility for the masses- trialing electric buses and Jeepneys for public transportation
  • Reviewing future developments for electric mobility in the Philippines
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Rommel Juan

President
Electric Vehicle Association of the Philippines

Public transport buses that are ‘Clean, Connected, Comfortable & Safe’ will help cities address the large challenges of pollution & congestion. This session will provide an analysis on how to carefully assess the public transport needs of a city before deciding on the type and kind of bus which will help optimize cost of bus procurement.  Additionally, the session will touch on how cities need to utilize new technology to understand traffic movement patterns and create platforms that provide citizens a seamless public transport experience. 

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Mr Chinmay Pandit

Associate Vice President and Head of Alternate Fuel Technologies
KPIT Technologies Ltd

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm LUNCH AND NETWORKING SESSION

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Roundtable 1: E-Mobility in Southeast Asia: Going from Pipe Dream to Realistic Framework

Gopi Rengasamy - Director, Global Strategy Group KPMG
This brainstorm roundtable will focus on the key developments and necessary steps required from governments, OEMs and infrastructure players to overcome existing challenges in enabling e-mobility in the region
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Gopi Rengasamy

Director, Global Strategy Group
KPMG

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Roundtable 4: Developing Critical Infrastructure to Support E-Mobility and EV Adoption- Overcoming the Chicken or Egg Dilemma

Vijay Sirse - CEO Red Dot Power

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Vijay Sirse

CEO
Red Dot Power

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Roundtable 2: E-Mobility in Public Transportation in Asia- Lessons Learnt and Next Steps Forward

The move to electric vehicles in public transportation has definitely gained traction over the last few years. What lessons can be learnt from these developments, and what impacts do they have on public infrastructure? 

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Roundtable 5: Can Battery Storage and Swapping Solutions Solve the Infrastructure Challenge in SEA?

Christie Fernandez - Founder SOOORYA Electric Vehicles

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Christie Fernandez

Founder
SOOORYA Electric Vehicles

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Roundtable 3: E-Mobility vs Autonomous Vehicles- Complementary or Competition?

Simon Pearce - Head of Delivery, APAC Easymile
While questions remain about the feasibility of autonomous vehicles implementation, electric vehicles have already been adopted at a wider scale throughout the region. The question remains if e-mobility will be complementary or competitive to the AV ecosystem and the implications of this
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Simon Pearce

Head of Delivery, APAC
Easymile

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Roundtable 6: Establishing Integrated Business Models to Create Win-Win Scenarios and Enable E-Mobility

Yugal Kasbekar - Energy Analyst Senoko Energy

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Yugal Kasbekar

Energy Analyst
Senoko Energy

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm AFTERNOON TEA AND NETWORKING BREAK

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Electric Vehicles for Commercial and Logistics- The DHL Story

Pang May Yee - Vice President of Innovation, Solutions Delivery & Service Management – Asia Pacific DHL
-          Sustainable future is a Profitable one
-          Our commitment to zero emission future
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Pang May Yee

Vice President of Innovation, Solutions Delivery & Service Management – Asia Pacific
DHL

  • Critical steps and frameworks required to develop a robust EV ecosystem
  • Analysing the role of public-private partnerships to enable e-mobility in Asia
  • Working collaboratively to fulfil the demand for charging infrastructure to support EV adoption in the region
  • Reviewing future developments for electric mobility in SEA
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Vijay Sirse

CEO
Red Dot Power

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Dr. Mohd Azman Zainal Abidin

CEO
Malaysian Green Technology

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Christie Fernandez

Founder
SOOORYA Electric Vehicles

5:10 pm - 5:20 pm CLOSING REMARKS BY CONFERENCE CHAIRMAN AND END OF DAY ONE