DIGITAL ECONOMY WHITEBOOK LAUNCH EVENT

17 October 2023
8.30 am - 11.30 am
Catapult, 1 Rochester Park, #02-01 Rochester Commons, Singapore 139212 Singapore

Synopsis

The European Chamber of Commerce, Singapore is delighted to share that Mr Gan Kim Yong, Minister for Trade and Industry, will be the Guest of Honour at the EuroCham Digital Economy Whitebook Launch Breakfast, joined by Her Excellency Iwona Piórko (Ambassador of the European Union to Singapore), and Mr Federico Donato (Past President of the European Chamber of Commerce).

The Minister will be present at the event to commemorate the Digital Economy Whitebook 2023, an initiative by EuroCham in response to the EU-Singapore Digital Partnership (EUSDP) signed in February 2023, underscoring digital collaboration between the European Union and Singapore. This partnership focuses on digital transformation, a key aspect of shifting towards a digital economy fueled by the internet, electronics, and data.

Singapore is a digitalisation pioneer in ASEAN, having engaged in digital initiatives with various regions, while the European Union is embarking on its own “Digital Decade.”  EuroCham sees significant opportunities for businesses and acts as a bridge between businesses, governments, and communities. Throughout 2023, we have been diligently arranging a sequence of discussions and gatherings as part of our Digital Economy Programme.

About the Digital Economy Whitebook
This Whitebook showcases EuroCham’s dedication to supporting digital transformation. It compares Singapore’s existing Digital Partnership Agreements to understand their role in advancing digitalisation. The Whitebook also presents our 2023 Digital Economy Survey Report, gathering insights from 50+ respondents across sectors. 

Based on survey results and research, the Whitebook offers recommendations for businesses and governments to drive digital economic transformation. Additionally, it features Company Profile Articles showcasing member companies’ digitalisation practices, especially in the Singapore context.

Symbolising an ongoing EU-Singapore dialogue, this Whitebook will guide digitalisation efforts for years to come.

Programme

08.30 am Registration
09.00 am Opening Remarks

09.15 am Whitebook Launch graced by the Minister for Trade and Industry
09.20 am Keynote Speech

09.30 am Fireside Chat with Minister Gan Kim Yong, moderated by Dr Lovneesh Chanana, Chair of the Digital Economy Committee
10.30 am Networking Breakfast
11.30 am 
End of Event

The organisers reserve the right to change the programme content without giving prior notification or any reasons thereof.

Registration Fees
Early Bird Member and NBG Member Rate (*)    $  80
Early Bird Non-Member Rate (*)                        $100

Regular Member and NBG Member Rate           $100
Regular Non-Member Rate                                $130

Dress code: Business Attire 

A Breakfast Buffet will be served.

(*) The early bird fees will apply if registration is completed by 14th September (2359 hrs, +8 GMT).

NBG Rates will apply if you are a member of one of the following European Business groups: ABA, AHK, BLCC, CEEC, DABS, DutchCham, FCCS, ICCS, Irish Chamber, NBAS, Spanish Cham, SwedCham, SwissCham

Kindly note that there are limited spaces available, registration is binding and payment is non-refundable.
No-shows will not be refunded. 

Registration Guidelines –

Please follow these simple steps for easy registration to our paid events.

Step 1: Register below. You will receive a registration confirmation email from EuroCham once payment is made and it has been approved.

Step 2: Before the event, an email will be sent at least 2 days before to the attendees to confirm their attendance and inform them about the event details. Please check your spam folder if you do not receive this email.

Step 3: Please reply to the second confirmation email with your confirmation of attendance so we know that you have received the relevant information and are still attending.

Step 4: Please arrive on time for registration for the event. We will only admit attendees who have made full payment to the event. 

Thank you for your understanding.

Kindly note that there are limited seats available, registration is binding and payment is non-refundable. The organisers reserve the right to change the programme content without giving prior notification or any reasons thereof.

Payment Options

1. Paypal
If you wish to pay via debit or credit card, the Guest Checkout allows buyers to pay by debit/credit card, without signing into a PayPal account to finish the transaction.

2. Offline Payment
If you choose Offline payment, these are the options available to complete the payment transaction:

a. Bank Transfer
Account Name: European Chamber of Commerce (Singapore)
Account Number: 0220117734SWIFT
Code: DBSSSGSGBank
Name: DBS Bank Ltd
Bank Code: 7171

b. QR Code (for Payment via PayLah or PayNow)
After choosing the offline payment, the QR code will appear on the next page. Please scan the QR Code for payment, with the following details as reference: 
Kindly format the reference number by keying in EV23-1017  followed by the initials of the attendee (e.g. if your attendee’s name is Michelle Heng, the reference should be ‘EV23-1017 MH’)

c. Cheque
Kindly attention all cheques to the EUROPEAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE (SINGAPORE)

Due to capacity limits, all registrations are binding and non-refundable. Payment for all webinars and events is due no later than two days prior to the scheduled event date.

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