Future U



Having trouble finding a job? Seeking to acquire new customers, partners or funding for your business? Or simply looking for help and guidance from new mentors and industry experts?

Look no further than to Future U, the upcoming networking and sharing event jointly organised by Protégé, BEAM Singapore, Glints.sg, NUS, SIM and fellow companies, community builders and investors! Taking place on the weekend of 8th October, get ready for a fully packed line-up of events, speaker sessions, a corporate booth fair, workshops and networking right in the heart of Singapore’s Central Business District (CBD)!

Hear from industry experts and HR veterans from the likes of Zalora, Lazada, Carousell, honestbee and more about future hiring trends and understanding skills needs in the workforce.

Gather with startup, tech founders and MNCs to understand their company cultures and what it is like to be working in the new-age industry with our exclusive career fair.

Whether you are looking to broaden your network, considering a mid-career switch, or seeking self-enrichment and inspiration, there is something for everyone to take-away from this event. So why wait, hit that sign-up button now and get ready for an all new “Future U”!

Event Summary

This event is suitable for mid to late career professionals seeking for exposure to new industries and alternative careers, as well as inspiration on personal branding and interview skills. We also have a line-up of up to 30 companies (both startups and MNCs) who are participating in the booth fair with an array of unique products and services (as well as potential job opportunities) to offer.

While tickets to the event are primarily for 8th October, the first 120 Early Bird sign-ups will get a complimentary free day pass to a day’s worth of closed door speakers sessions on the 7th October where subject matter experts from various industries will be sharing their perspectives and experience on important career skills, personal and corporate branding strategies, alternative career paths, as well as what it takes to differentiate yourself from the crowd. Tickets are currently priced at an affordable $5/pax (less than the average price of a cup of cappuccino or bowl of salad)!

First 150 Standard (8 Oct 2017) sign-ups will get a complimentary Lazada DISCOUNT VOUCHER as a door gift!

Programme Highlights

The following are some of the programme highlights you can look forward to at Future U:

7th October (Day One)

Speaker Sessions and Q&A Networking

1000HR: Registration (Level 9, outside Room 903)

1030HR: Introduction to Future U event by Protégé and BEAM

1045HR: “Superbrand Me: How to Brand Yourself for Career Success” by Eugene Seah, Chief Coach of Trainium Academy

1130HR: “Traits of Entrepreneurs & Megatrends” by Alan Wong, CEO of Platform E (SIM)

1230HR: Break for lunch*

1400HR: “Designing Your Future” by Jonathan Kwan, Career Coach of Kwantum Leap

1500HR: “Digital and Micro-Influencer Marketing” by Evangeline Leong, CEO of Kobe Global Technologies

1600HR: “Career Journals – What Really Matters?” by Dianne Hummal, Talent Acquisition Manager of honestbee

1700HR: “Understanding the Sharing Economy – Getting to Know Park N Parcel” by Erik Cheong, COO & Co-founder of Park N Parcel

1800HR: Wrap up for Day One

Venue for Day One is Room 903 at NTUC Centre, 1 Marina Boulevard S018989, Level 9.

*Note that lunch is not provided. Participants can get food from nearby food outlets (eg. at Lau Pa Sat food centre or Marina Bay Link Mall, both within less than 5 minutes-walk from NTUC Centre)

8th October (Day Two)
NTUC Centre, 1 Marina Boulevard S018989, Level 7-9

Registration Opens (Level 7, outside Room 700 / Auditorium)

CAREER FAIR (Room 701)
1030HR–1800HR: ~20 Hiring Companies

FUTURE U - EVENT KICK-OFF (Room 700 / Auditorium)

1100HR: Future U Opening Speech by Protégé, BEAM and Glints


1130HR: “Understanding the Sharing Economy – Getting to Know Park N Parcel” by Elena Foo, Business Development Manager & Marketing Communications at Park N Parcel

1230HR: Break for lunch*

1345HR: Participants get seated after lunch

1400HR: “How Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence (AI) Will Redefine Efficiency & Sustainable Growth for Insurance” by Valenzia Yap, CEO of PolicyPal

1500HR: “Difficult Conversations and How To Better Manage Them” by Keatyin Chin, Regional Product Manager of ZALORA

1600HR: “When Software Eats The World, What Will You Do?” by Jordan Dea-Mattson, Vice President of Engineering at Carousell

1700HR: “What Your Future Career Looks Like” by Cherilyn Tan, CEO of AsiaLawNetwork

WORKSHOPS (Room 902)

In addition, participants who purchase the "Standard (8 Oct 2017)" tickets are also entitled to sign up for free, complimentary workshops covering topics ranging from coding, digital marketing to entrepreneurship and business development skills (limited to 1 workshop slot per participant). Simply show your tickets to the workshop facilitator at Room 902 on 8th October and start brushing up on your new skills! The links to reserve your spot for these workshops can be found here (please note places are limited!):

1. Introduction to Python Coding by Dr Alfred Ang of Tertiary Courses, 1300HR to 1430HR (workshop reservation link here)

2. Digital Skills Upgrading for PMETs by Leonard Zuzarte of Lithan Academy, 1430HR to 1600HR (workshop reservation link here)

3. Startup Entrepreneurship Workshop by Devlin Mohyong of Lithan Academy, 1600HR to 1730HR (workshop reservation link here)

*Note that lunch is not provided. Participants can get food from nearby food outlets (eg. at Lau Pa Sat food centre or Marina Bay Link Mall, both within less than 5 minutes-walk from NTUC Centre)


By signing up through this registration page, you agree that Protégé, BEAM and Glints may collect, use and disclose your personal data, as provided during the registration process, or (if applicable) obtained by our organisation(s) as a result of your participation in the event, for the following purposes in accordance with the Personal Data Protection Act 2012 and the co-organisers’ data protection policy (available at the co-organisers’ websites http://protege.sg/privacy, https://glints.sg/about/privacy.html and https://beam.biz/):

(a) the processing of your participation for the event registration; and
(b) the administration of future possible memberships with our organisations.

By participating at the event, you grant Future U permission to capture photo/video of the event.

  • The event description was updated. Diff#284702 2017-10-07 16:07:46
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Oct 7 - Oct 8, 2017
[ Sat ] - [ Sun ]
10:00 AM - 7:30 PM SGT
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NTUC Centre, 1 Marina Boulevard Levels 7 to 9, Singapore 018989
Career Fair Only (8 Oct 2017) FULL
Early Bird (7 & 8 Oct 2017) SOLD OUT $5.00
Standard (7 Oct 2017) SOLD OUT $3.50
Standard (8 Oct 2017) SOLD OUT $4.50
Venue Address
NTUC Centre, 1 Marina Boulevard #B1-01, Singapore 018989 Singapore
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