Opportunities in the Future of Engineering

(2.30PM - 3.15PM)

We are living in a time of rapid change. Every industry is affected by new technologies, ranging from automation to artificial intelligence, drastically changing the business landscape. The engineering industry is no different. 

What can future engineers expect when they enter the workforce? The participants in this panel discussion come from different industry backgrounds to discuss emerging engineering trends and what these future opportunities mean for the industry.


Our Panelists


Chern Ann is currently the EcoStruxure Lead, Plant & Machinery for Schneider Electric Singapore, Malaysia & Brunei Cluster. He has devoted his professional career in industrial automation, covering different roles like system integrator, pre-sales technical, offer marketing and segments sales.

Chern Ann has vast application and integration knowledge of variable frequency drives, motion drives, HMI operator panels, SCADA, PLC, PAC, telemetry and industrial communications in different industry segments. He is passionate in helping businesses and operators to improve productivity, sustainability and safety through automation and digital technology. 


Albert is an alumnus of National University of Singapore, majoring in Electrical Engineering. As an AMDer since 2004, he has taken on various roles and acquired experience in the area of engineering, project management and human resource. Albert is currently the Program Manager in AMD Global Operations, Business Operations. His portfolio includes strategic projects, external liaison, and resource management. He also oversees regional R&D hiring as well as internship program. 

Albert is passionate about building strong talent pipeline through internal internship program, making learning experience both meaningful and enjoyable for students. During his free time, Albert enjoys sports and computer gaming.