Credit Suisse Global Supertrends Conference Highlights from the Global Supertrends Conference

Highlights from the Global Supertrends Conference

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  1. The making of a new world order

    Many of the established conventions of geopolitics have been upended in recent years due to the emergence of societies around the world that are angry at being left behind by globalization and technological progress. The election of American President Donald Trump and the Brexit vote in the UK are just two of the high-profile symptoms of this dynamic.

  2. Blockchain – Revolutionary or over-hyped?

    Within the technology supertrend, blockchain has been touted as a revolutionary innovation likened to the advent of the Internet 25 years ago. Yet, there are some who doubt blockchain’s ability to live up to its hype. In this panel session, three experts on the subject argued that blockchain is a fundamental technological innovation that will have a significant impact on a wide range of sectors.

  3. Smart mobility - A smooth ride ahead?

    Smart mobility solutions such as autonomous vehicles (AVs) and electric vehicles (EVs) are moving into the mainstream quickly and presenting new opportunities for long-term investors. On the AV front, the development on fully self-driving cars are in full-swing and should be on the roads in a matter of years.

  4. Healthtech – In good shape for long term investors

    The robust growth of the health technology market is disrupting the healthcare industry and presenting a host of opportunities for long term investors. Physician-Scientist Dr. Daniel Kraft, Chair for Medicine at Singularity University and Founder and Chair of Exponential Medicine kicked off the showcase with an insightful presentation on the multitude of solutions and devices that were making an impact across the healthcare value chain – from prevention and diagnosis to therapy and treatment.

  5. CNBC’s Managing Asia @ Global Supertrends Conference with Binny Bansal

    In a live interview for CNBC’s ‘Managing Asia’ program, CNBC anchor Christine Tan spoke with celebrated Indian entrepreneur Binny Bansal, Co-founder of Flipkart, which became India’s largest e-commerce group when Walmart bought a 77% stake for USD16 billion in what was the world’s biggest deal for an internet form, making Binny Bansal an instant billionaire.

  6. Highlights from Credit Suisse Global Megatrends Conference 2018

    The sixth Credit Suisse Global Megatrends Conference took place on April 18, 2018 and we had the privilege of hosting close to 600 guests at this Private Banking APAC flagship event. 

  7. The Age of Sci-Fi & Rise of Artificial Intelligence

    In an illuminating opening keynote address, prominent technology expert Mo Gawdat explored the impact of advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence on humans and society.

  8. CNBC Managing Asia @ Global Megatrends Conference 2018

    The final session of the conference saw Tadahiro Kawada, President, Kawada Technologies, Inc, give an insightful and wide ranging interview conducted by CNBC’s Christine Tan.

  9. Technology At The Service Of Humans – What Does It Mean For Investors

    Experts believe that artificial intelligence (AI) will be transformative to lives and businesses. With tremendous growth potential, a panel of technology and investment experts discussed what investors should look for in this fast-changing space.

  10. When Millennials Rule

    As Millennials move into their prime years, their attitudes, experiences and spending patterns are impacting businesses and the broader economy. A panel made up of four millennial investors and venture capitalists spoke about what their generation looked out for in the products they buy, the businesses they invest in and the experiences they seek.