Geo Connect Asia 2021: Singapore’s Latest Hybrid Conference

Geo Connect Asia 2021

I was fortunate to physically attend Singapore’s first large-scale hybrid event of the year, Geo Connect Asia 2021. With close to 1000 attendees in person, Geo Connect Asia 2021 was held on 24th & 25th March at the Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre. Other than the physically attended people, there were additional delegates from more than 40 countries joined online with the conference and virtual meeting sessions.

Geo Connect Asia 2021

Geo Connect Asia 2021 was focused on “mapping the data-driven future economy” and there were speakers from different countries including Singapore. 

Geo Connect Asia 2021
Geo Connect Asia 2021
Geo Connect Asia 2021

While this conference was packed with new technology and information it was also a good experience networking with people in person after a long time. We all know that we had to meet people mostly online using virtual applications.  

Panel discussion where delegates joined virtually

The Bluetooth-enabled dongle was one of the innovative tools used by the conference organizers to track the attendees’ location and interaction as a safety measure in light of the Covid-10 pandemic.

There were proper safety measures including safe distancing practised during the entire event together with a multitude of innovations.

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Amila Gamage

An experienced Contracts Engineer/ Trainer/ Quantity Surveyor with over 17 years of industry experience in both high rise buildings and civil engineering projects. She is the founder and contracts manager of Sihela Consultants.


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