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  1. Digital Ecological: Designing for The Future of Our Planet

    Digital Ecological: Designing for The Future of Our Planet

    Thursday, May 26, 2022
    6:30pm - 8pm SGT
    The Great Room, Afro-Asia

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    How can ‘digital design’ - the use of data, algorithms and online platforms - help cities address the Climate Emergency by radically reducing global carbon?

    What skills will tomorrow’s designers require to practise ‘online’ as well as ‘on land’? What technologies will make the real difference needed?

    Join the conversation with our panel of expert speakers and industry pioneers to find out.

  2. Future of human civilisation

    Future of human civilisation

    Thursday, June 2, 2022
    6:30pm - 8pm SGT
    The Great Room, Afro-Asia

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    “The future is here, it's just not evenly distributed," said the famous sci-fi writer William Gibson. Drawing upon his track-record futuristic books ranging from Hybrid Reality to Connectography to MOVE, Dr. Parag Khanna will take us on a tour of where and how humanity will live as the turbulent 21st century unfolds, from the cities we'll live into industries we'll work in.

    Dr Parag Khanna is a leading global strategy advisor, world traveller, and best-selling author. He is Founder & Managing Partner of FutureMap, a data and scenario based strategic advisory firm.

  3. Psychedelics: A New Frontier for Mental Health Treatments

    Psychedelics: A New Frontier for Mental Health Treatments

    Thursday, June 16, 2022
    4pm - 5:30pm SGT
    Virtual Event

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    With the urgent health crisis worldwide, which was exacerbated by COVID-19, the medical cost of mental health conditions is estimated to rise to $6 trillion by 2030. With rigorous clinical trials conducted to demonstrate the potential of psychedelics as treatment for unmet needs in mental health, can it be the solution we need?

    We invite Dr. Ekaterina Malievskai — clinician, scientist and co-founder of COMPASS Pathways, a mental health care company dedicated to accelerating patient access to evidence-based innovation in mental health — to share how she is leading the company’s research and development efforts in the field.

  4. ESG Strategy for Sustainability

    ESG Strategy for Sustainability

    Thursday, June 30, 2022
    6:30pm - 8pm SGT
    The Great Room, Afro-Asia

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    Investment firms around the world are changing their priorities. Increasingly, investors and stakeholders are using environmental, social, and governance factors to identify companies with strong long-term potential. This move away from short-termism has created a new buzzword in the corporate world: ESG. But with countless ESG initiatives, how can you best align your strategy with global sustainability measures?

    This talk will explore the options available to companies and the lessons learned in harnessing sustainability initiatives to drive growth good for people and the planet.

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Chi Ling Chan

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Grace Clapham

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Jupe Tan

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Kim Pong Lim

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Leanne Robers

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Leon Toh

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Xueling Lee

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Wan Ying Lim

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Head of Strategic Partnerships, Sustainability APAC

Dr Parag Khanna

FutureMap
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Puja Bharwani

Wizly App
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Quentin Fouesnant

Equilibrium
Head of Sales, Asia

Simon Kemp

Kepios
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Szue Hann Tan

IxSA
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Teymoor Nabili

Tech For Impact Asia
CEO and Publisher

Venkatesh Saha

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Su-Yen Wong

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Yann LeMoel

Living Labs
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