There are only three days left until Rakuten Future Forum Taiwan. Under the theme of “Connecting the Dots,” we have gathered together some of Asia’s most innovative minds to discuss their views on current trends in technology and retail, and how these trends will affect business both now and in the future.
Here are the details of the event and the agenda for the day. If you’re interested in taking part, please sign up on the invitation page. (Please note that the event will be held in Mandarin and Japanese.) We hope to see you there.
Date & Time: November 12, 2015, From 9:30 (Doors open at 9:00)
Venue: Room 101 CD, Taipei International Convention Center, 1F., Sec. 5, Xinyi Rd., Xinyi Dist., Taipei City 110, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
|09:30||Opening Greetings: “Welcome to the Future”||Grace Lo, Head of Business, Taiwan Rakuten Ichiba, Inc.|
|09:33||Honorary Guest Speaker: “The Future for e-Commerce”||Ming-Ji Wu, Director General of Industrial Development Bureau (IDB), Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA)|
|09:40||Opening Remarks: “Connecting the Dots and the Future of the e-Commerce Industry”||Seichu Kobayashi, Managing Executive Officer and Director, Rakuten, Inc., Executive Director of Asia RHQ|
|10:00||Speech: “The Power of Social Marketing”||Charles Lee, Director of Digital Operations, Conde Nast Taiwan|
|10:15||Speech: “The Power of Content Marketing”||Vista Cheng, Chairman, Taiwan e-Commerce Startup Association (TESA)|
|10:45||Panel Discussion: “Connecting to the Future Through Managing the Power of Social Networks”||Moderator: Eric Chang, Managing Director of OgilvyOne
Charles Lee, Director of Digital Operations, Conde Nast Taiwan
Vista Cheng, Chairman, Taiwan e-Commerce Startup Association (TESA)
|11:05||Panel Discussion: “AI and the Future of Retail”||Moderator: Yuichi Ejiri, Managing Director, Taiwan Rakuten Ichiba, Inc.
Masaya Mori, Global Head of the Rakuten Institute of Technology
Yuki Watanabe, Founder and CEO, Sensy
|14:00||Speech: “Connecting the Now e-Commerce”||Andrew Yang, Deputy Manager, Market Place Business Unit, Channel Marketing Department, Rakuten Taiwan Ichiba, Inc.|
*Please note that the agenda is subject to change