Startup Events

DEXTRA Workshop on Data Governance & Visual Analytics

workshop - 27 feb

We are excited to present two of the industry’s experts: One is a two-time Oscar winner. The other is a domain expert in the area of data legislation.

Pat Hanrahan, Tableau Software’s Co-founder and Chief Scientist, will be speaking on the value of effective data visualisation. Pat has also worked at Pixar where he developed volume rendering software and was the chief architect of the RenderMan Interface – a protocol that allows modeling programs to describe scenes to high quality rendering programs. Pat has received two Academy Awards for Science and Technology, the Spirit of America Creativity Award, the SIGGRAPH Computer Graphics Achievement Award, the SIGGRAPH Stephen A. Coons Award, and the IEEE Visualization Career Award. With his current research involving visualization, image synthesis, graphics systems and architectures, come expectant to learn from this two-time Academy Award recipient on the power of visualised data.

Elle Todd is Head of the Asia media and technology practice at international law firm Olswang and lives in Singapore. Educated at Cambridge University and has worked in London and Brussels prior to Asia, Elle also advises suppliers and customers from large corporations and household names to tech startups and entrepreneurs with particular expertise in digital media, data and the cloud. With the upcoming personal data protection act, she will be sharing on “Data Law in Asia Today: myths, realities and what you need to know”, covering the latest trends in data legislation and common myths about the position in Asia on the new Singapore Act.


6:00PM: Registration & Refreshments
7.00PM: Value of Visualisation, Pat Hanrahan, Chief Scientist at Tableau
7.30PM: Q&A Session with Pat Hanrahan
7:45PM: Data Innovation Challenge Updates
8:00PM: Data Law in Asia Today, Elle Todd, Olswang
8.30PM: Q&A session with Olswang
8.45PM: Networking


Date: 27 Feb, Thursday
Time : 6:00 to 9:00PM
Venue : Olswang Asia LLP Office, #05-01, 10 Collyer Quay, Ocean Financial Centre


Due to limited space, please register your interest to attend by providing us with your details. We will inform you by Tuesday, 25 February whether your request is successful. In the event that there is too great a demand, don’t worry – we will be livestreaming the event online, so that you can still join us! Also, your name will automatically enter a draw where you stand a chance to win a Nexus 7 tablet!

Thanks for your understanding and we look forward to seeing you!


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