Egi SEPTIADI - SGE Alumnus - Intern
Egi is currently pursuing Chemistry at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. While not mixing compounds in the lab, the Indonesian is always on the hunt for recommended "makan" (Malay for "eat") places for local food. But the true blue foodie admits that "as long as the food tastes good, he'll go for it".
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This month, Siem Reap will hold its first BarCamp Angkor at Build Bright University. In this two-day gathering, IT & business professionals, bloggers, social media specialists and university students can share and learn about new innovations in technology, business ideas and mindsets in the way people communicate and get connected.
When: Saturday to Sunday, 24th-25th March 2012
Where: Phum Viheachen, Svay Dangkum Commune, Siem Reap District, Siem Reap Province
Next week, there will be a series of Hands on Labs over two evenings organized by Singapore PHP User Group. Domain experts will walk participants through the difference steps in using and setting up PHP in the cloud through various service providers. In day one, topics such as PHPFrog.com, Orchestra.io and PHPCloud will be covered, while in day two, Windows Azure and AWS will be covered.
When: Wednesday to Thursday, 21st-22nd March 2012
Time: 7pm-10pm daily
Where: HackerspaceSG, 70A Bussorah Street, Singapore 199483 (Map)
Interested parties can send an email with subject “Hands on Lab Helper” to email@example.com.
This month, neoedge will organize the 5th Mobile Commerce Summit ASIA 2012 in Singapore. During this three-day event, audiences can discover different perspectives from different industry speakers such as Jeff Nicholas of Standard Chartered Bank (Singapore), Christian Cadeo of Google (South East Asia), Gerhard W. Romen of Nokia (Finland), and more. Further information on list of speakers, program details, registration enquiry form, and more can be viewed here.
When: Tuesday to Thursday, 20th-22nd March 2012
Where: The Fullerton Hotel, 1 Fullerton Square, Singapore 049178 (Map)
Fee: Email firstname.lastname@example.org or called +65 6557 9166 for details
There will be JFDI Startup Talks with Shane Cheek of Method Advisory today and Serkan Toto this Thursday. Shane has more than 13 years experience in business consulting, venture capital and technology commercialisation, while Serkan is an independent consultant and advisor focusing on Japan’s web, mobile and social gaming industries. Both of them are mentors in JFDI’s bootcamp program.
When: Monday and Thursday, 12th and 15th March 2012
Time: Starts at 7pm
Where: Plug-in@blk71, 71 Ayer Rajah Crescent #02-18, Singapore 139951 (Map)
RSVP by sending email to email@example.com.
Next Tuesday and Wednesday, the NUS School of Computing and NUS University Scholars Program will bring Richard M. Stallman of Free Software Foundation to audiences in Singapore. During the two day event, Richard will discuss about free software and the importance of freedom in the digital era, in talks entitled “Free Software and Your Freedom” for Day 1 and “A Free Digital Society” for Day 2.
Free Software and Your Freedom
When: Tuesday, 13th March 2012
Where: NUS School of Computing, COM1 / 206, Computing Drive, Singapore 117417 (Map)
A Free Digital Society
When: Wednesday, 14th March 2012
Where: NUS University Town Directions, Town Plaza Auditorium, 1 CREATE Way, Level 1, Singapore 138602 (Map)
This month, Facebook team will host technical deep-dives, a Q&A session, and an opportunity for participants in Singapore to hack on site with Facebook Developers Team assistance. The team will be covering both native and mobile web (HTML5) app development, aiming to get participants hands-on experience building social mobile apps and games.
When: Monday, 19th March 2012
Where: The St. Regis Singapore, 29 Tanglin Road, Singapore 247911 (Map
Fee: S$25 (US$20)
Our friend E27 is working together with Roofcamp, WebGeekPH and Amazon Web Services to bring Founders Drinks to Philippines. Serkan Toto will be talking about his views on the tech scene in Asia. Audiences can hear the insights that he has gathered throughout his career as an independent web and mobile industry consultant.
When: Wednesday, 21st March 2012
Where: Pasto at El Pueblo, Adb Avenue Corner J. Vargas Streets Ortigas Center, Pasig, Philippines
In conjuction with the celebration of Singapore infocomm Technology Federation (SiTF) 30th Anniversary, SiTF is working together with MediaCorp VizPro International to organize Asia Pacific ICT Summit 2012, with theme “Success With Digital Engagement”. It aims to provide invaluable insights on the ever-changing ICT business landscape and how disruptive technology changes business engagement and collaboration. List of speakers can be viewed here, while the program details for each day can be viewed as follows: Day 1 and Day 2. Read more
This upcoming Friday, Media Development Authority Singapore will organize a presentation about Co-Space Test-bed for Startups. Future Media and FutureWorld Co-Space Test-bed will share with the audience on what these centers can offer to bring products or services to market by leveraging on their facilities, services, user communities, technology, and business partners.
When: Friday, 9th March 2012
Where: Plug-In@Blk71, 71 Ayer Rajah Crescent (Map)
RSVP to Bee Ling, Chua_Bee_Ling@mda.gov.sg, or Lay Ping, Tan_Lay_Ping@mda.gov.sg.
This upcoming weekend, NUS Overseas College (NOC) alumni members will be organizing Startup Weekend Singapore. The attendees of Startup Weekend will decide what they want to tackle over 54 hours and come out at the end with several developed companies or projects. Further details of program can be viewed here.
When: Friday to Sunday, 9th-11th March 2012
Where: EMBA Lounge & Atrium, NUS Business School, 11 Kent Ridge Drive, Singapore 119245 (Map)
Fee: S$45 (US$36) for technical student and S$85 (US$68) for technical non-student