Will AI Automate Your Job? The Data Revolution and Its Impact

Tuesday, March 13th

7:00 pm - Will AI Automate Your Job? The Data Revolution and Its Impact

This round table discussion seeks to explore the impact of big data – specifically Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence – on the everyday lives of people.

The advent of big data brings along many advances, benefits and conveniences to our lives, but at what cost?

Is your job at risk of being automated during the AI revolution?

Our highly qualified speakers will discuss which repetitive or labour-intensive jobs will likely be automated, but will also explore how continuing lifelong education can help the workforce of today cope with the increasingly rapid changes occurring in the workplace.

Key Points

  • How big data has changed our daily lives
  • How Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence is changing the local and global workforce today and into the future
  • The need for lifelong continuing education in today’s world – Learning to learn for tomorrow
  • Pedagogical approaches to training the workforce for the future

Who should join

If you are interested in modern and future use cases of big data and AI in society and what steps you can take to better understand it, this event is for you.


Jin Hian Lee: Cofounder, Evie.ai

Jin is the tech co-founder of Evie, and is passionate about building solutions to tomorrow’s greatest challenges. Jin leads a team of world-class product managers & engineers that are dedicated to building the A.I. assistant that will power the future of work. Jin graduated from Stanford University with BSc. & MSc. degrees in Electrical Engineering in 1999, and has spent fifteen years building and launching innovative mobile & Internet media products on a global scale at companies like Yahoo.

Scott Jones: Managing Director, Six Kin Development; and Partner, SingularityNET

Scott is Managing Director of Six Kin Development Scott is a Silicon Valley veteran who began his career writing code and managing software development teams for several early Internet startup companies, including Netscape, where he helped build the legendary Netscape Navigator web browser. He has since founded three startups and been involved with numerous high-tech ventures over the past 25 years. Mr. Jones also has more than a decade of experience in academia, serving as Senior Lecturer at Nanyang Polytechnic in Singapore, and as a researcher at Hong Kong Polytechnic University, where he worked alongside Dr. Ben Goertzel, co-founder & CEO of SingularityNET.

Dr Ooi Kim Tiow: Chair, School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Dr Ooi Kim Tiow is Chair of the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering in Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, and Professor in the Thermal and Fluids Division in the same school. He arrived in Singapore in 1990 after obtaining his PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Strathclyde, Scotland, UK.

Dr Ooi’s research areas are mainly focused on refrigeration compressors and systems, as well as the design and optimization of mechanical products. He publishes widely in his research field and has been invited to be Editorial Board Member, Associate Editor, Guest Editor and Reviewers of International Journals. He also serves as International advisory committee member and Chairman of Academic Committee of International Conferences in UK, Europe and China. Dr Ooi is the holder of more than 10 patents, a co-author of a book and chapters of encyclopedias. He has also consulted for numerous engineering companies on design and optimization of refrigeration compressors, design optimization and studies of mechanical products both locally and internationally.

In 2014, Dr Ooi was awarded the Nanyang Award for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. His research works have won a few international and national awards. He is also Member of American Society of Heating, air-conditioning and refrigerating Engineers.

Dr Ooi is a prolific teacher and enjoys educating our future generations. He has since been bestowed trice the Teacher of the Year Award, and once The Nanyang Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Lavine Hemlani: Founder & CEO of Accelerate Coding Bootcamps

Lavine is passionate about eliminating the financial barrier between education and opportunity for motivated learners to unleash their potential. Prior to Accelerate, Lavine co-founded FLYR and worked with deep learning start-up Thread Genius. Lavine began his career in investment banking in NYC at Lazard M&A and held roles at the following funds: Atlas, Marwar Capitaland Union Park Capital.


Tuesday, March 13th
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

10 Central Exchange Green, #02-02
Singapore 138649

Have an event? Submit it here

Similar events

May 23rd 6:00 pm - Startup Workshop: Preparing for Hypergrowth

Learn to prepare for hypergrowth through effective execution, strong company culture, and positive workplace. Featuring Rob Bier and Anne Caron from Trellis, and Peng T. Ong, Monk’s Hill Ventures Managing Partner.

May 23rd 7:30 pm - NodeJS: Harness the Power of the Hive-Mind

While JavaScript is the lingua franca in building highly interactive web applications, it was not until server side Javascript aka NodeJS came about, the JavaScript ecosystem experienced an exponential growth in terms of usage, adoption and popularity. Javascript has since become the most popular programming language on Github, outnumbering the second most popular language, Python, […]

May 23rd 9:00 am - Future Food Asia Award 2018

The Future Food Asia Award 2018 is back to recognise the leading innovators and entrepreneurs in Agrifood Tech. Join us as we foster innovation to build the future of food!

May 24th 6:00 pm - #SPEAKEASYASIA Edition 6 – Video Marketing For Rapid Business Growth

The 6th edition of event series #SPEAKEASYASIA, a sharing and networking event with speakers from Lazada, Citi and 2Stallions. Join us and learn all there is to know about video marketing and how companies can utilize video to grow sales.

May 24th 7:00 pm - Building an API-Driven Digital Ecosystem

Building an API-Driven Digital Ecosystem: In API Craft’s May Meetup, you will learn how to: – Turn APIs into API products. – Use a data-driven approach to Measure and Monetize APIs. – Build a thriving digital ecosystem.

May 25th 8:30 am - Email Marketing Forum

Email Marketing Forum

Upcoming events

May 15th 9:00 am - Tech in Asia Singapore 2018

Hear from industry leaders at the perpetually packed Main Stage, and learn from topic experts at our insightful expert stages. Tech in Asia Singapore 2018’s Startup Factory expects to showcase 250 exciting startups. The Arena battle features handpicked startups in action as they pitch and answer questions from a panel of judges in front of a live audience.