Senior marketers and communicators from a range of companies, including P&G, Siemens, Prudential, CLSA and AIA, will explore the ways that engagement and influence are rapidly changing at the 2016 Asia-Pacific In2 Innovation Summit on 28 September.

The third edition of the Asia-Pacific conference will again take place at the Island Shangri-La in Hong Kong, and will feature the In2 SABRE Awards ceremony at lunchtime, ahead of the Asia-Pacific SABRE Awards dinner ceremony that evening. Tickets and tables for both are now available.

The conference will span such critical industry themes as the integration of paid, owned and earned media; the role of data and analytics; the measurement challenge; artificial intelligence; CRM in the digital era; and cybersecurity.

Confirmed speakers so far include:

  • Nancy Liu, communication director, oral-care, P&G

  • Anna Choi, head of strategy & communications, Siemens

  • Sean Rach, chief marketing officer, Prudential Asia

  • Stephen Thomas, group head of corporate communications, AIA

  • Simone Wheeler, head of communications, CLSA

  • Alan VanderMolen, international president, WE Communications

  • Glenn Osaki, MSLGroup Asia president

  • Darren Burns, China president, Weber Shandwick

  • Richard Tsang, founder and CEO, SPRG

  • Andrew Ryder, North Asia strategy director, Edelman

  • Paul Mottram, managing director, Allison+Partners Asia-Pacific

  • Aries Hou, head of global business acceleration center, BlueFocus

With several more expected to be added in the coming days.

"It's remarkable to observe the pace at which communications and marketing are evolving in Asia-Pacific markets," said Holmes Report editor-in-chief Arun Sudhaman. "And this year's Innovation Summit will again help the industry navigate the dramatic changes in its operating models, talent and assumptions."

Confirmed event partners already include MSLGroup, Edelman, Allison+Partners, Weber Shandwick, H+K Strategies, SPRG, WE Communications, BlueFocus, Adfactors, the Council of PR Firms HK and PR Newswire.