The “MAD” Conference

Managing Agriculture Digitally - Innovations for Sustainable Food

Date: November 27th 2018

Time: 9AM-5PM

Location: Singapore Management University

Learning Labs 3&4 KGC Law Library 55 Armenian Street, 179943 SG

The MAD conference welcome leading entrepreneurs, academics, and industry stakeholders to explore how innovative business models and digital technologies are supporting sustainable food in ASEAN.



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Conference Agenda

Keynote Speakers

Gerry George

Dean and Chair Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, SMG-LKCSB

Cheng-I Wei

Professor and Director of Agriculture & Natural Resources, University of Maryland

Chairman of IAAS

Ravi Khetarpal

Executive Secretary of APAARI

Project Presentations

Topic: Trends in Precision Agriculture

Kothandapani Ganesh

Senior Knowledge Expert & Global Lead of Mckinsey & Company

Topic: Advances in Vertical Farming

Veera Sekaran

Founder & Director, Greenology .

Topic: Smart Plant Factory

Wei Fang

Professor of Bio-Industrial Mechatronics Engineering, National Taiwan University

Topic: Insights from the Digital Green Economy

Simon Schillebeeckx

Assistant Professor of Singapore Management University, Lee Kong Chian School Business

Ryan Merrill MPIA PhD

Research Fellow of Singapore Management University, Lee Kong Chian School Business

Topic: Blockchain, Local Shops, Bus coin, University & Point Economics

Tzong-Ru Lee

Professor of Marketing, National Chung Hsing University

Wen-His Lee

Director of General Center for Academia-Industry Liaison, National Chung Hsing University

Lee-Chung Chen

Director of Digital Transformation Institute, Institute for Information Industry

Mei-Hsiang Yang

PhD Candidate, Asia University

Topic: The future of Food and Agriculture: Challenges and Some Solutions

Arthur Chen - Sales Manager of SHINKONG IEcofun

Panel Discussion

Innovation Panel

Host: Wee Liang Tan

Ching-Sen Liu

President of Chriskey Biomedical Technology

Chie-Liang Kuo

Chairman of Archeus Biomedical and Cosmetic

Saumil Shah

CEO of EnerGaia

Chiahung Chu

Chairman, SkyVillage Coffee Innovation Technology

Learning Panel

Host: Simon Schillebeeckx

Miriam Feiler

Founder of Bizzi

Mr. George Yu

Marketing Director of Classic Sparkling Wine

Mr. Gibran Huzaifah

CEO of e-Fishery


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