KL Converge! 2015: Smart Digital Nation

When: Thu, Aug 27, 8am – Sat, Aug 29, 8pm
Where: Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Malaysia
Admission: Free
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KL Converge! is a multi-platform digital content and creative industry event showcasing the world’s latest achievements and opportunities in the music, film, gaming and Internet space. Participating events include:

KL Converge! 2015  Register here then here Updated
Discover your passion for the Digital Lifestyle. Whether you are an expert, amateur or completely clueless about digital content, KL CONVERGE! is for everyone and anyone who wants to explore, learn and share what the digital space has to offer!
  • Box Office Winners - Andrew Mason, Producer, Matrix
  • Digital Illustration Using Mobile App - Amy Hashim, iPad Painter
  • Masterclass: How To Shoot An Engaging Story - Jinny & Rueben, JinnyboyTV
  • The Changing Perspectives of Music In Digital World - Joe Flizzow, Rapper
  • The China Games Market - Gary Huang, NetEase
  • Animation: Then And Now - David J. Steinberg, Nickelodeon Animation
  • How To Start Your First Youtube Video - The Ming Thing
  • Independent Animation Production - Mike Young, Splash Entertainment
  • Photography Masterclass - Zung and Company, Photographer
  • Videography Masterclass - Gary Chong, GarychongStudios
  • Turning Gaming into A Profession - GamerZakh, Unity 3D
  • Making of The Book of Life,- Chuck Peil. Reel Fx
  • The Future of Our Digital World - Adrian Cheok, Mixed Reality Lab
  • The Rising Opportunities Of Fintech In Asia - Athi Niskkalan, 1337ventures
  • How to build a totally engaging audience - Marco Tempest, TechnoIllusionist
  • Masterclass: Illustration For Movies - Jan Urschel, Concept Designer
  • Character & Creative Animation Showcase - FINAS
  • Pitch Your Best Show Idea to Astro - Astro Super Pitch

Symposium on Empowering a Smart Digital Nation Register
Twenty four local and international speakers will speak on the theme Empowering a Smart Digital Nation [brochure]. Topics include:
  • Connecting the Unconnected - Houlin Zhao, Secretary General, ITU
  • Digital Inclusion - Dato' Mohd Ali Hanafiah, Chief Content Officer, MCMC
  • Internet of Things - Rob van Kranenburg, Project Lead, Dyne
  • Smart Cities: Nice, France - Anne Lange, CEO, Mentis
  • Retail and Payment - Peter Schiesser, MD, MyClear
  • Convergence - Sajith Sivanandan, MD, Emerging Markets, Google
  • Digital Governance - Ong Ching Fong, Senior Partner, Boston Consulting
  • Digital Economy - Albern Murty, CEO, Digi

Mega Startup Weekend Register
Startup Weekends are 54-hour events designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs. Beginning with Friday night pitches and continuing through brainstorming, business plan development, and basic prototype creation, Startup Weekends culminate in Sunday night demos and presentations. Mentors:

MyMaker Register
If science, technology, electronics, arts and crafts and DIY are what you are looking forward to, checkout these workshops and talks: