EVENTS

Seminars

MEM Seminars, 2017-18


Date

Seminars

13 Apr 2018

“Corporate Social Responsibility In Practice: The Joys and Challenges”
-- by Mr Christian Bustamante, Corporate Social Responsibility Manager, Hitachi Asia Ltd

23 Mar 2018

“The role of universities in creating environmental knowledge and preparing environmental leaders? Nimbleness – the necessary and elusive ingredient”
-- by Dr Ingrid C. (Indy) Burke, Dean, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, USA; MEM Advisory Committee Member

20 Mar 2018

“Climate Change, Geoengineering, and The Ecohydrology of Dryland Ecosystems”
-- by Professor William K. Lauenroth, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, USA

16 Mar 2018

“The Paradoxes of "Sustainable" Food Systems: Cases from Singapore and the Philippines”
-- by Dr Marvin Montefrio, Assistant Professor, Yale-NUS College, Division of Social Sciences, National University of Singapore

09 Mar 2018

“Reset: Enabling the Next Energy Transition”
-- by Dr Scott Valentine, Assistant Dean (Research) and Assoc Professor, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore

23 Feb 2018

“Apparent Irrationalities in Environmental Behavior”
-- by Dr Leong Ching Ching, Deputy Director, Institute of Water Policy, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore

10 Nov 2017

“Biomimicry – Insights from a Sustainable World”
-- by Dr. Anuj Jain, Co-Founder, Biomimicry Singapore Network & Mrs Kirtida Mekani, Director, Cistech International Pte Ltd, Co-Founder, Biomimicry Singapore Network

03 Nov 2017

“Birds, Humans, and our Sustainable Future” – Fifth Asia Environment Lecture
-- by Ms Patricia Zurita, CEO, Birdlife International

20 Oct 2017

“The Environment and Your Money”
-- by Mr Morten Strange, Independent Financial Analyst

06 Oct 2017

“The Convention on Biological Diversity in Singapore's Context”
-- by Dr Ng Ngan Kee, Lecturer, Department of Biological Sciences, NUS

08 Sept 2017

“Taking First Steps – Sustainability Reporting Journey of a Manufacturer”
-- by Ms Edris Boey, Sustainability & Compliance Manager, Hong Leong Asia, Singapore

25 Aug 2017

“Internet of Things & Smart Sustainable Cities – Micro to Macro”
-- by Assoc Prof Sekhar Kondepudi, Department of Building, School of Design and Environment; MSc (Environmental Management) MEM Programme Director

10 Aug 2017

“Shooting Stars & Dancing Fish – A Walk to the World We Want”
-- by Attorney Antonio Oposa, Philippines, Ramon Magsaysay Award (2009)