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Andre Baken, Founding Partner of Digital Oilfield Assessment Services, expects rapid adoption of digital oil field methods by major players in Asia Pacific SINGAPORE, Nov 19, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - Digitalisation of oil fields is more than just investment in core technology, states Mr. Andre Baken, Founding Partner of Digital Oilfield Assessment Services (DOFAS), in a recent chat with OSEA2014. Mr. Baken will be presenting a case study on the new Intelligent Oil Fields on Wednesday, 3 December at the OSEA2014 International Conference. Going into the broader aspects of Digital Oil Field (DOF) methods, he shares his views on the true definition of DOF, and how oil companies should take a holistic approach towards its adoption. Impact of rapid adoption of DOF methods in APAC AB: Oil companies focus strongly on ways to optimise the value of their assets and have a common... (more)

Keeping Hotel Branding Consistent Across the Floor

Charles Irving-Swift, Chief Executive Officer, Armstrong DLW GmbH, and a sponsor company at the marcus evans Hospitality EMEA Summit 2014, discusses how hotel operators can keep branding consistent by working with one flooring manufacturer. LONDON, Nov 15, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - "The hospitality sector is crowded with different types of four and five star hotels. In such a competitive marketplace, hotel chains must carve out an individual identity for themselves to stand out from the crowd," advises Charles Irving-Swift, Chief Executive Officer, Armstrong DLW GmbH. "Whatever ima... (more)

Youths Gain Insights from CHALLENGE on Singapore's Urban Development

Singapore, June 4, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - Three teams were awarded top honours today for the inaugural Singapore Youth Challenge on Urban Governance: "Heroes" held by the Centre of Liveable Cities (CLC) in August 2013. The teams comprising youths aged 17-21 years old were awarded for their compelling works that narrate Singapore's journey in urban development. In organising the Youth Challenge, the CLC had hoped to engage youth in Singapore's urban development experience. Through the students' choice of a "Hero" - which could range from an "urban pioneer" to a "man on the street" ... (more)

Why Toll-Like Receptor-2 Has Blockbuster Potential

Martin Welschof, Chief Executive Officer, Opsona Therapeutics, and a speaker at the marcus evans Evolution Summit 2014, on the blockbuster potential of toll-like receptor-2. LONDON, Sept 20, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - "Key structures of the innate immune system, such as toll-like receptors, have not really been tried yet for therapeutic intervention. Toll-like receptor-2 (TLR-2) has blockbuster potential, as the target is associated with many large disease areas," says Martin Welschof, Chief Executive Officer, Opsona Therapeutics. Welschof is a speaker at the marcus evans Evolution Su... (more)

How to Capture Private Wealth in China

Eva Law, Chairman, Association of Private Bankers in Greater China Region & Association of Family Offices in Asia, and a speaker at the marcus evans Private Wealth Management APAC Summit 2014, on what wealthy families in China need from family offices. LONDON, Sept 20, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - "Private wealth managers should always consider what their ultra-affluent customers really want. Wealthy families in China want to preserve assets and grow the business, not just grow financial assets. To gain their trust, family offices need to provide a range of services to support their n... (more)