MindChain – When Blockchain Meets AI

Artificial intelligence and Blockchain are the two major technologies that lead the innovation and change almost every industry from finance & banking, energy, real-estate to automotive, healthcare and arts. The growing use of blockchain technology in financial services will include a healthy dose of artificial intelligence, as new, automated analytic techniques look for patterns in…

Electronics Recycling Asia 2015

2015.11.24 The Electronics Recycling Asia 2015 conference, organised by the World Recycling Forum (WRF), took place on November 10-13 in the scenic surroundings of the Shangri-La Hotel Singapore, where the presidents of China and Taiwan had shaken hands at the very same location just a few days earlier. Although the number of participants in the…

FoodNews Juice Asia Conference

2014.05.24 We spend a lot of time here attending conferences on serious issues of oil, energy, and environment and reporting back to you with what we’ve learned, but sometimes something that initially seems a bit more light-hearted comes around. This was the case with this week’s FoodNews Juice Asia conference, held in the Singapore Sheraton…

Get ready for a massive renewable energy boom

2014.01.08 Renewables are projected to be the fastest growing source of energy over the next 30 years. And that’s a conservative estimate. Renewables will be the fastest growing source of energy between now and 2040, according to new projections from the Energy Information Administration. The EIA forecasts that from 2012 to 2040, solar, wind, and geothermal production will…

Energy efficiency in manufacturing

2013.11.12 According to statistics by e2 Singapore, 40 percent of energy consumption is used by the industrial sector. With the rising cost of energy, coupled with the common wastage of energy in the manufacturing sector, the need for energy efficiency is important – not just to lower costs practically, but also to become more environmentally…

Scientific conference – “Innovation Management in the Oil and Gas Industry,” Moscow

2013.10.28 On October 24-25th, Moscow held the first annual scientific conference,”Innovation Management in the Oil and Gas Industry.” The conference was organized by the Academician I. M. Gubkin Scientific-Technical Society of the Oil and Gas Industry jointly with the Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas, and received official support from the State Parlaments…