Futuregen is a TEDxXavierSchool Event Sponsor

Futuregen is honored to be a sponsor to TEDxXavierSchool by providing the transcription for the talks. The inaugural TEDxXavierSchool will take place on the Xavier School campus on the morning of Saturday, February 18, 2012.

Described as an “intellectual circus,” the event will bring people together for presentations by global thoughtleaders, focusing on the theme “Innovation built on tradition.”Kicking off at 8am,TEDxXavierSchool “Innovation built on tradition” will be a half-day event to exploreways in which we innovate based on our history and our own experiences.

Interested attendees must secure a free ticket to participate in the limited-space TEDxXavierSchoolevent. Ticket applications are available at www.TEDxXavierSchool.com and must be received by11:59pm on Friday, February 17, 2012 — or the day before the event begins — to be considered foradmission. All ticket types, regardless of category, are FREE of charge.Innovators scheduled to speak in person at TEDxXavierSchool include
•Raynard Raphael Lao — a Xavier High School student, who is also a champion public speaker atboth local and regional competitions
•Brian Maraña — International Programs Coordinator of Xavier School who has transformed theway students learn from the world
•Tony Meloto — Founder of Gawad Kalinga, providing countless homes to the homeless andbuilding them into communities, and speaker at the World Economic Forum
•Dodie Ng — Games and apps creator who also founded a robotics organization and team for theyouth, while also being a Xavier High School student
•Mark Ruiz — Co-Founder of Hapinoy and Founder of Rags2Riches, providing social businessenterprise and microenterprise development as a living means to some of the poorest people
•Brian Tenorio — Internationally-acclaimed, New York-based designer who has altered the way development is done, through DesignRegular.

Updates may be accessed through the event’s Facebook page at http://facebook.com/ TEDxXavierSchool , or through Twitter via the #TEDxXS hashtag

TEDxXavierSchool Transcript

Futuregen to Attend DemoAsia

The first-ever DEMO Asia conference is just weeks away, and we’re excited to announce our panel of speakers and DEMO sages — industry leaders, investors, and CEOs of flourishing start-ups — who will be offering valuable insight to the 70+ Launch and Pitch companies debuting their products and services onstage.

Matt Marshall — Executive Producer, DEMO & Editor-in-Chief, Venturebeat
Keynote Speaker:
Robert Kim — Director (Consumer Infocomm), Media Development Authority, Singapore
Jeff Clavier — Founder of SoftTech VC
Philip Lim Feng — Chief Executive Officer, Exploit Technologies Pte Ltd
Adeo Ressi — Founder Member, TheFunded.com
Michael Yap — Deputy CEO & Executive Director of Interactive Digital Media Programme Office, Media Development Authority, Singapore
Zane Adam — Senior Director, Azure Asia, Microsoft
Michel Birnbaum – General Partner, iGlobe
Simone Brunozzi — Technology Evangelist, Amazon Web Services, APAC

Dr. Jeff Chi — Managing Director, Vickers Venture; Partner & VP – Investments, Vickers Capital Group
Michelle Guthrie – JAPAC Director of Strategic Business Development
Rebeca Hwang — Co-founder, Younoodle
Jawed Karim — Co-founder, Youtube
Arnon Kohavi – Founder, Yarden VC
Ed Quek — Director, Platform Strategy, Microsoft
Dr. Gopi Kurup – CEO, Telekom Malaysia
Vinnie Lauria – Co-Founder, Lefora
Antonny Liem — CEO, Merah Putih Incubator
Lim Kuo-yi — CEO Infocomm Investment Pte Ltd
Ni ZhengDong – Founder, CEO, President & Managing Partner Zero2IPO
Guy Proulx — Managing Director, Transpacific IP
Chris Shipley – Founder, Guidewire Group
Jessica Tan — Managing Director, Microsoft Singapore
Albert Tay – Director, Oracle Fusion Middleware, Oracle Corporation, APAC Division
Marc van der Chijs – Founder, Tudou.com
Danny Wilson — Founder & CEO, Pixelmetrix

DEMO Alumni Panel:
Steven Goh — Co-founder & CEO, migg3
Mario Jobbe — Co-founder & COO, Circos
Jerry Kuo — Founder & CEO, Atlas Post
Matthew Roszak — Co-founder, Silkroad Tech

The inaugural DEMO Asia is happening from Wednesday 29 February to Friday 2 March at Matrix@Biopolis, Singapore

Want to be part of this exciting event? Register for the event here.
Use this promo code for a 5% dicsount on your ticket: SGE68S

Futuregen Attends Sharepoint Conference

Southeast Asia Sharepoint Conference 2011
Southeast Asia Sharepoint Conference 2011



Mr Wilson L. Chua attended this very special event at the Grand Copthorne Hotel. Amazing keynote address by Ryan Duguid, Senior Product Manager, ECM and Compliance, Microsoft. Great demos from Debbie Ireland and Paul Culmsee, Eric Harlan and the rest!

It was co organized by SG Sharepoint’s Steve Sofian!   Thanks Steve for organizing this!

Futuregen Tapped by Yahoo to Webcast Philippine Prez Inauguration

On June 30, Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III will not only take his oath as the highest official in the land, but will also make history as the first Philippine president whose inauguration will be livestreamed on the Internet.

Yahoo! Southeast Asia will provide a live video stream of the Aquino inauguration, in partnership with broadcast network TV5, MediaQuest and FutureGen.

This will be made available on the Purple Thumb election site of Yahoo! Philippines, together with a live blog that will give up-the-minute updates and allow readers from all over the world to post their comments.

Just as in the Purple Thumb coverage of the first automated elections in the Philippines, bloggers and citizen journalists can take part in Yahoo!’s social media coverage by using the hashtag #PurpleThumb together with their election-related tweets. These #PurpleThumb Twitter updates will be automatically posted on the live blog, where they can be read by the millions of readers who visit the Yahoo! Philippines site.

More info: http://ph.yfittopostblog.com/2010/06/29/live-video-stream-of-aquino-inauguration-on-june-30/

Cloud Computing and Virtualization Conference

APACTechForum is organizing the Conference on Cloud Computing and Virtualisation on Nov 25 and 26th at the Suntec Convention Center in Singapore.

Key speakers include Mr Stefan Groschupf, founder of Katta, the open source Lucene index project, Mr Manish Pratap, HP, Mr Omar Asad, CTO, Riverbed Technologies, Mr Satish Murthy, NetAPP, Mr David Loke, ReadySpace and a host of other key speakers.

Interested parties can visit the cloud computing conference site.