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The Future of X

About this event

As the world recovers the pandemic, it becomes clear that certain innovations and technology trends are here to stay. To better understand which technologies have long-term staying power, we have invited a group of esteemed panelists to share their unique insights of what is happening in their local technology and startup ecosystem. X-SUMMIT is the inaugural event of X-PITCH 2022.

Key Topics

  • What are the main problems Asian economies are trying to address in the Future of Work, Education, Finance, Commerce, Healthcare, Sustainability, or Transport?
  • In what ways are enabling technologies like Web3, AI, edge computing, AR/VR/XR and robotics pushing innovation forward in the Future of X?
  • From the perspective of "Tech for Good", what will be the impact?
  • How are Asian governments supporting innovation and digital transformation?


  • A. Balasubramaniam, Director of Scaleup Development at Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)
  • Andrew Shuttleworth, Head of JAPAC Business Development at Agorize
  • Chen-Yuan Kao, Deputy Director-General at Economic Development Bureau of Kaohsiung City Government
  • Dr. A. Balachandra, Senior General Manager at VIT-Technology Business Incubator of India (VITTBI)
  • Dzung Ho, External Relations Manager at Business Startup Support Centre of Vietnam (BSSC)
  • Russell M. Pili, Chief Science Research Specialist at Philippine Council for Industry, Energy, and Emerging Technology Research and Development of Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCIEERD)
  • Wilson Chan, Associate Director of Partnerships at Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP)


X-PITCH 2022

The X Games for Startups

Calling Web3, AI, 5G, edge computing and next-gen technology startups to participate in the world’s most challenging pitch contest!

  • A chance to win US$1,000,000 and more
  • Pitch in 15 seconds, 60 seconds, and 3 minutes
  • Semi-finals on MRT > Grand Finale in the Metaverse
  • Meet 1,000+ investors and get exposure across 200+ global media
  • Exclusive activities including pitch training, fundraising workshops, market access webinars, investor matching program, and more

Apply by August 31: www.xpitch.io/apply

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