CYSummit 2023: Defining our Digital Narrative Together – Connecting Youths-in-Tech to Prepare for Our Digital Future

Uniting young minds under the theme “Defining Our Digital Narrative, Together,” this dynamic movement by Cyber Youth Singapore fosters progress through mentorships, job skills, knowledge exchange, and career development.

Cyber Youth Singapore (CYS) proudly announces the upcoming CYSummit 2023, Singapore’s first and most significant youth rally for positive change in tech. Prepared with the theme “Defining Our Digital Narrative, Together”, CYSummit 2023 is a dynamic and engaging movement that brings together young people that have an appetite for growth. As a platform, CYSummit 2023 aims to foster progress by unifying youth through mentorships, job skills, knowledge exchange, and career development. CYSummit 2023 will take place on 23 June 2023 at Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. 

In a rapidly changing world, CYSummit 2023 highlights the importance of providing a vital and unparalleled platform for the next generation of leaders to have a voice in shaping the future of the technology industry. Despite the tech downturn, the future remains solidly digital, and human, particularly youth, participation will always be needed in the ICT space so that we can continue to shape cyberspace into a force for good.

“CYSummit 2023 is more than just a conference, it’s a movement. By bringing together the brightest young minds from around the world, we can create a better future for all of us. We are excited to see what the next generation of leaders will bring to the table at this year’s movement,” said Ben Chua, Founder and CEO of Cyber Youth Singapore and the President of CYSummit’s committee.

CYSummit 2023 will be covering tech consulting, law, cybersecurity and more, the latest in tech will be showcased, and an impressive line-up of panellists will share their insights and expertise with attendees. Panellists include: 

  • Rakesh Kirpalani, Director, Dispute Resolution & Information Technology at Drew & Napier LLC
  • Steve Lam, ASEAN Cybersecurity Leader, Ernst & Young Advisory Pte. Ltd.
  • Professor Lee Pey Woan, Dean at SMU Yong Pung How School of Law 
  • Sam Liew, Managing Partner, Government Strategic Business Group at NCS
  • Rahayu Mahzam, Senior Parliamentary Secretary at Ministry of Health & Ministry of Law
  • Melissa Toh, SAP Practice Partner, Business Consulting, Ernst & Young Advisory Pte. Ltd.
  • Weijun Zhang, Associate Partner, Technology Consulting, Digital & Emerging Technologies, Ernst & Young Advisory Pte. Ltd.

and more.

At the heart of CYSummit 2023 is a commitment to cultivating the next generation of talent. Youths who attend will learn from some of the world’s most successful young leaders, and industry players at a range of workshops, forums, as well as mentorship and networking opportunities.

“CYSummit 2023 is not just about talking about the future of the tech industry – we’re shaping it by providing a space for collaboration, learning, and growth. Our goal is to equip young leaders with practical skills and actionable insights that they can implement in their careers and businesses, driving innovation, growth, and positive change in the tech industry,” added Ben.

The Summit is organised by Cyber Youth Singapore, in partnership with Image Engine, with support from Forward SG and Mentoring SG.

For more information about the summit, please visit www.cysummit-2023.sg.

Partnership with Image Engine

Image Engine is proud to partner with Cyber Youth Singapore (CYS) for CYSummit 2023 as part of Image Engine’s commitment to fostering capacity and community building within Singapore’s cyber ecosystem.

Ian Monteiro, Executive Director of Image Engine, expressed his support for the partnership, stating: “We have always been deeply enmeshed and involved with the cyber ecosystem, supporting information sharing, outreach, and capacity building for almost two decades. CYSummit is an excellent illustration of a community development effort initiated by youths with vision, drive, altruism and a strong sense of purpose. It is truly our pleasure to work together with CYS to empower the youths and future tech leaders with opportunities to deepen their knowledge and skills, and to provide a platform for them to share their voices and help shape the digital future.

About CYSummit

The CYSummit 2023 is the premier annual technology summit for Singaporean youths to discover their passions in cyberspace and provide opportunities to nurture their innovative ideas from a digital perspective. The theme for this year is “Defining Our Digital Narrative, Together”, encouraging the spirit of unified progress by providing youths access to mentorships, job skills, knowledge exchange, and career development, as well as a chance to give back to their communities. Organised by Cyber Youth Singapore, in partnership with Image Engine, the movement aims to be a national platform to rally youths to build on digital capabilities across Singapore.

For more information, please visit https://www.cyberyouth.sg/.