5G Technologies and How You Can Leverage Them for Transformational Strategies for Supply Chain

(A Talk by Huawei Cloud and TLI-AP/NUS)


5G, Cloud Technologies, AI, Digital Transformation, Digital Strategy


Powerful forces from the technology tsunami have swept across and disrupted the supply chain and logistics space for more than a decade now – AI, Data Science, Automation, Cloud Technologies & IOT. This year, the pandemic added on to the upheaval and created a perfect storm of unprecedented crisis. The urgency to transform, flex, reinvent and find new solutions is never more dire.

We invite you to join the first talk of our series: “5G technologies and how you can leverage them for Transformational Strategies in Supply Chain and Logistics”.

Seminar Details:

Date and time: 19th November 2020, Thursday, 3.00pm to 4.30pm

Venue: In-person; hosted at Supply Chain and Logistics Academy, (Cap at 40pax) and online via Webinarjam

Address: Supply Chain and Logistics Academy, Supply Chain City, 8 Bulim Avenue #08-07, Singapore 648166

Programme Schedule:

3.00pm: Opening by Patrick Ho, CEO, Supply Chain and Logistics Academy

3.05pm: 5G and its Impact on Supply Chains – How Singapore Companies Can Leverage the Technology to Gain

Competitive Advantage

Speaker: Patrick Low, Huawei Cloud

3.45pm: Transformational Strategies for Supply Chains and Logistics

Speaker: Dr Robert De Souza, The Logistics Institute Asia Pacific, NUS

4.15pm: Q and A

4.30pm: Close


Nov 19 2020


3:00 pm - 4:30 pm


In-person seminar with Live broadcast


SCALA Campus
8 Bulim Avenue #08-07


  • Dr. Robert De Souza
    Dr. Robert De Souza
    Executive Director, The Logistics Institute - Asia Pacific, NUS

    Dr. Robert de Souza is the Executive Director of The Logistics Institute – Asia Pacific (TLI-Asia Pacific) at the National University of Singapore.

    Robert is a graduate of Loughborough University, a Chartered Engineer and a distinguished writer, speaker, consultant, and advisor in the area of IT and supply chain management. 

    Prior to the current appointment, Robert was Executive Vice President (Asia Pacific) for V3 Systems (a technology company). His extensive tenure in the industry also includes serving as the Corporate Senior Vice President and Global Chief Knowledge Officer at Viewlocity Inc. and co-founder, Vice Chairman and CEO of SC21 Pte. Ltd., a Singapore-based supply chain software firm. 

    He is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Industrial Systems Engineering & Management (IsYE) at Georgia Tech in Atlanta and also a Senior Fellow in the Dept of Industrial Engineering and Management at NUS.

    In November 2014, Robert was conferred National Day Honours from the President of the Republic of Singapore in the form of the Public Administration Medal (Bronze).

  • Mr Patrick Low
    Mr Patrick Low
    Huawei Cloud Singapore

    Patrick Low is currently the Principal Architect at CTO Office of the Huawei Cloud & AI BU, Asia Pacific Region. Bringing with him over 15 years of ICT experiences, he has established himself as a thought leader in the domain of Data Center and Cloud Computing technologies.

    In his current role at Huawei, Patrick ensures that the business strategy, along with any relevant trends, is expressed in the enterprise’s processes and systems. His responsibilities are to help Huawei’s customers and partners identify and develop the right future ICT transformation solutions and ecosystem, to build a better connected world.

    Before joining Huawei, Patrick worked with major IT Technology providers including IBM and HP specializing in data center and cloud computing. He has successful led several high profile Cloud Data Center tender projects and CxO engagement activities in the region.

    Patrick holds a Bachelor of Computer Science with The OPEN University. He is also a certified Cloud Technology Architect (MCSD), Project Manager Professional (PMP), IT Service Management (ITIL v3) among others.

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