Gen.T Stream: Reimagining Our Shared Future
Gen.T Stream is a virtual event series from Generation T. Our events celebrate entrepreneurship, innovation, the power of youth and the possibilities for our shared future, with the goal of catalysing personal and professional change.
The first Gen.T Stream, which will take place on May 15, 2020, will be themed “Reimagining our shared future: Taking control of the next chapter”. The Covid-19 pandemic has presented us with a unique opportunity to reassess the way we live, and we’ll tackle different aspects through the insights of renowned speakers and inspiration through unique experiences.
In an effort to support the start-up community through these challenging times, this event will be free of charge. Register your complimentary pass to gain access.
Why you should attend?
- Gain inspiration from renowned speakers
- Increase your knowledge on the opportunities post-Covid-19
- Be inspired on how to make a lasting impact
- Refresh your mindset and feel empowered to tackle upcoming challenges
- Connect with like-minded young leaders and entrepreneurs in a socially distanced world
Who should attend?
Entrepreneurs, start-ups, young leaders, aspiring entrepreneurs and young professionals seeking inspiration from ideas and people who are making the world a better place.
Author of “The Future is Asian”, Partner at FutureMap
An international relations expert with his finger on the pulse of the future, Khanna is founder and managing partner of FutureMap, a data- and scenario-based strategic advisory firm. An influential international relations expert, he has worked for organisations such as the World Economic Forum, the Council on Foreign Relations and the Brookings Institution, and has also served as a senior geopolitical advisor to the US government. Khanna, a best-selling author, just released his sixth book, The Future is Asian: Commerce, Conflict & Culture in the 21st Century.
Co-Founder, General Assembly, Daybreaker & The Fund
From education to entertainment, Matthew Brimer is a serial entrepreneur cultivating an ecosystem of startups. Brimer is the co-founder of new businesses including entrepreneur education organisation General Assembly, which recently added its philanthropic arm Opportunity Fund; early morning dance party organiser Daybreaker; and The Fund, an early-stage venture fund that aims to nurture the next generation of startups.
Journalist & Co-Founder of Rappler
Journalist and entrepreneur Maria Ressa is one of the Asia’s most well-known media figures. Ressa focused on investigating terrorism in Southeast Asia for much of her 35-year career, opening CNN’s Manila and Jakarta bureaus, before founding media news website Rappler in 2012. Ressa won Time Magazine’s 2018 Person of the Year for her work tackling fake news. Her life and work is the subject of 2020 Sundance Film Festival documentary, A Thousand Cuts.
Singer, Songwriter, Entrepreneur & Record Producer
Shila Amzah is a Malaysian award-winning singer-songwriter, composer, musician, dancer, actress, businesswoman and record producer. With over 2.3 million Weibo followers, Shila is the first and only Malay artist to have success in Chinese-speaking countries and Chinese record charts, she is best known for winning the Chinese talent contest called Asian Wave and is the first Malaysian artist to be nominated at the World Music Awards.
10:00am – Opening Remarks
10:10am – Keynote with Parag Khanna:
Why the future is still Asian - opportunities for entrepreneurs in a post-covid world
10:45am – Fireside chat with Matthew Brimer:
Creating Real Impact in a Socially Distant World
11:20am – Performance by Shila Amzah
11:45am – Fireside chat with Maria Ressa:
Overcoming adversity – the values and trends that will see you through challenging times
12:15pm – Closing remarks
12:25pm – Virtual networking
The first Gen.T Stream: Reimagining our shared future on May 15, 2020, is free to attend. Generation T reserves the right to refuse entry to the online stream. Apply to attend.