Technology conferences and events in Southeast Asia 2020-21

CIO ASEAN has compiled a list with some of the most exciting technology events for CIOs and other IT executives in Southeast Asia, particularly in ASEAN nations. This page will get updated regularly, so keep checking it for new content.

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we recommend that you double-check the status of any in-person event you want to attend before committing to travel.

September 2020

1-2 September: Forrester-SiriusDecisions Summit Asia Pacific, virtual event. The event focuses on customer experience (CX) and other marketing-related technologies.

11 September: TechFest 2020, virtual event. The event sponsored by Simgapore Management University highlights cool artificial intelligence software projects.

14 September: CIO Leaders Indonesia Summit, Jakarta. The networking-focused in-person event explores ways to innovate business via technology.

15 September: ReactJS Singapore meetup, virtual event. The Singapore user group meets regularly to discuss the ReactJS technology and how to best use it.

29 September-1 October:, Black Hat Asia, virtual event. The annual hacker event provides education and research around cyber security issues,

29 September-1 October: ConnecTechAsia, virtual event. This trade show showcases technology offerings and provides presentations on a wide variety of topics, from strategy to planning, with an emphasis on media, broadcast, and satellite technologies.

October 2020

9 October: Philippines, 12 October: Thailand, 13 October: Malaysia, IDG Digital Transformation Summit. IDC holds this event in multiple locations throughout October, some virtually, with each exploring how IT leaders can achieve digital transformation. 

13 October: ChannelAsia Women in ICT Awards, virtual event. The awards program recognises and celebrates the achievements of top female talent in the technology industry.

20-22 October: Industrial Transformation Asia-Pacific (ITAP), virtual event. Focused on manufacturing, distribution, and supply chain, ITAP brings together IT leaders and technology providers.

27-29 October: Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo, virtual event. This event brings together technology providers and IT leaders to explore the technology, insights, and trends shaping the future of IT and business.

November 2020

10 November: Vietnam Security Summit, Hanoi. The in-person event showcases enterprise and government security technologies, educates the industry on current best practices, and provides a forum for discussion.

17 November: CIO Leaders Singapore Summit, Singapore. The networking-focused event explores ways to innovate business via technology.

December 2020

3 December: CIO50 ASEAN Awards, virtual event. The awards recognise the top 50 senior technology executives driving innovation, strengthening resiliency and influencing rapid change in Southeast Asia.

1-3 December: Stack 2020, Singapore. The in-person event focuses on government technology and IT strategy.

February 2021

2-4 February, Insuretech Connect, Singapore. This in-person conference gathers business and technology leaders from financial services firms and startups from across Asia-Pacific. 

March 2021

8-9 March: Cyber Security Asia, Kuala Lumpur. Aimed at senior managers, the in-person event focuses on security technologies and strategies around addressing cyber crime and cyber attacks. Also held in Phnom Penh 14-15 June.

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