Arun Sudhaman 31 Jul 2014 // 4:02PM GMT
Senior executives from Baidu, Procter & Gamble and Emirates have joined the lineup for the In2 Innovation Summit Beijing, which will take place on 18 September at the St Regis Hotel. Baidu international communications director Kaiser Kuo will take part in the Tomorrow's Tech panel, exploring Baidu's focus on such areas as mobile, artificial intelligence and big data, and the messaging challenges these pose. The session will be moderated by Waggener Edstrom Asia-Pacific Studio D head Zaheer Nooruddin. P&G China communications director Liang Yun and Emirates Group VP of PR, social media and internal comms Valerie Tan, meanwhile, will take part in the Tomorrow's Talent sesson, which will analyse the changing skillsets required of PR people in a rapidly shifting communications environment. The panel will be moderated by MSLGroup Asia-Pacific president Glenn Osaki. The speakers join a lineup that also includes keynote Arthur Wei, Lenovo China's VP and chief marketing officer. Other confirmed speakers include Ogilvy PR Asia-Pacific CEO Scott Kronick; BlueFocus CEO Oscar Zhao; Weber Shandwick Asia-Pacific chief strategy officer Ian Rumsby; and, Allison+Partners China practice MD David Wolf. Tickets, which cost $100 and include the In2 SABRE Awards lunch, can be purchased at the dedicated In2Summit Beijing website. Tickets for the evening SABRE Awards gala can also be purchased at the same website. Both events will take place at the St Regis Beijing.