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ACCA's Recent Events

2016 acca-pldt tech brunch: MANILA, PHILIPPINES (22 NOV 2016)

The Asia Cloud Computing Association (ACCA), in partnership with member company PLDT, ePLDT, and PLDT Alpha, co-hosted an invitation-only Tech Brunch discussion, discussing issues around the Digital Transformation for Smarter Government. The event was held on 22 Nov 2016, 8am-12:30pm, at the New World Hotel Makati, and was attended by more than 70 delegates.

 

Details of the full programme can be found hereeventspage1 

 

2016 ACCA ROUNDTABLE ON SMART CITIES and smart logistics: HONG KONG (18 NOV 2016) 

The ACCA organized a roundtable discussion in Hong Kong in partnership with Equinix, to host discussion and meetings on Smart Cities, IoT and the logistics sector especially in the context of cloud applications. The event was held from 8.30am – 2pm at the Ritz Carlton Hong Kong, Elements, International Commerce Centre (ICC), 1 Austin Rd West, Hong Kong. The theme of the roundtable was: Will IoT Platforms Revolutionize Smart Cities and Smart Logistics?

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 2016 ACCA Q4 MEETING AND AGM: HONG KONG (17 NOV 2016) 

The ACCA Q4 members and board meeting and AGM was held at Equnix’s APAC headquarters. The meetings provided an update on ACCA events and policy responses to cloud guidelines in the region. We elected the board and exco for 2017. The meetings also held discussions on the plan for the next year. There will be an exciting line up of activities and outputs for 2017!

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2016 ACCA-FIAJ SEMINAR: TOKYO, JAPAN (1 NOV 2016)

The ACCA and the Futures Industry Association Japan (FIA Japan) co-hosted a discussion in Tokyo on 1 Nov 2016 regarding the Cloud Computing Services: Usage by the Financial Services Industry Business Models and Regulatory Approach. The evening’s discussion was in three parts: first, key regulatory updates from the US and from Asia Pacific, followed by a focus on Japan’s regulatory landscape most pertinent to Japan’s financial services industry (FSI), and finally, an open discussion on the business risks to FSIs moving to cloud, and the regulatory approaches which have been taken to manage both the risks as well as technology compliance requirements.
 

Details of the full programme can be found hereeventspage4 

 

Full ACCA Japan Addendum available here - in English and Japanese

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The full CRI Report in Japanese is available here

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2016 DATA ANALYTICS WHITE PAPER MEDIA LAUNCH (18 NOV 2016)

The ACCA launched its Data Analytics White Paper titled ‘Data Analytics to Bridge Knowledge Gaps: An ACCA White Paper on Supply and Demand for Big Data Analytics in Asia Pacific' on 13 October, 6-7pm, Lantern Bar, Fullerton Bay Hotel, Singapore. Mr Arun Sundar, Chairman of the ACCA Emerging Cloud Services Working Group, and Chief Strategy Officer, TrustSphere, provided highlights of the white paper. The white paper is one of ACCA’s unique outputs gathered through sentiments shared with the ACCA and it offers help to grow the number of data-driven businesses across the region. 

 

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Full Data Analytics White Paper available here

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2016 Q3 ACCA Meeting: Delhi, India (1 SEP 2016)

The ACCA had its Q3 meetings in Delhi, India on 1 September 2016, where we had our members and board meetings at the Verizon Delhi office. Besides updating each other on the activities conducted last quarter, members gave suggestions and plans for ACCA activities in the coming year.

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In the afternoon, the ACCA held a roundtable discussion on cloud services in Digital India. The discussion provided participants with a platform to engage and share ideas on the development of technology and the adoption of mobile phones in India, among other trends. Participants were satisfied with the knowledge and contacts gained through the event. Details of the programme can be found here.

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The ACCA organises quarterly meetings and host roundtables in an Asia Pacific city to engage with local stakeholders and explore the development of technology in the country/city. For more information on past and upcoming events, please click here.

 

2016 Q2 ACCA MEETING: SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (6-7 JUN 2016)

The 2016 Q2 ACCA member meeting was held in Sydney, Australia, on 6 June 2016. 

The ACCA hosted two roundtables in connection with the visit to Sydney:

  • 6 June – A closed door, executive roundtable on the use of cloud computing by financial services institutions (FSIs), co-hosted by Salesforce.com
  • 7 June – A roundtable discussion on cloud computing technology for better patient outcomes in Australia, co-hosted by Gilbert + Tobin Lawyers.

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The 2016 Q2 ACCA member meeting was held in Sydney, Australia, on 6 June 2016.

The ACCA hosted two roundtables in connection with the visit to Sydney:

  • 6 June – A closed door, executive roundtable on the use of cloud computing by financial services institutions (FSIs), co-hosted by Salesforce.com
  • 7 June – A roundtable discussion on cloud computing technology for better patient outcomes in Australia, co-hosted by Gilbert + Tobin Lawyers.

 

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HEALTHCARE CLOUD 2016

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The use of cloud computing in healthcare has been core to a transformation of the healthcare industry. However, delivery of better patient management and care via electronic health records, personal wellness monitoring, and other cloud-enabled methods of patient care has raised concerns with regard to legal compliance and preserving the privacy of patients. Privacy, security, reliability, audit, limits on data use and data segregation are among the issues that surface when discussing cloud services for healthcare. To better understand these needs, and the opportunities for the adoption of cloud computing, the ACCA is bringing together in roundtable discussions experts from healthcare and cloud services to discuss the issues facing the Healthcare Industry that are perceived to be barriers to the adoption of cloud computing. Find a roundtable in your city to join today!

RECENT UPDATES

Jan 2016

Dec 2015

  • 8 Dec 2015 - Stacy Baird, Chairman of the ACCA Data Governance working group, explains why Hong Kong’s copyright bill is no threat to free speech. The proposed exceptions in Hong Kong’s copyright bill, taken together, unambiguously address all concerns related to protecting free speech. Read the full article in South China Morning Post

Nov 2015

Oct 2015

  • 29 Oct 2015 - Cloud Expo Asia 2015 - the ACCA hosted a panel titled "ACCA@5 – Asia Pacific’s Cloud Journey" in conjunction with our 5th anniversary. The panel looked back at 5 years of cloud developments and takes stock of how far the industry has come, and takes a look into what's next in store for the next 5 years of cloud computing in the region. [more]

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