LKYCIC is pleased to announce that Dr Harvey Neo has been appointed to the Research Advisory Panel of the Housing Development Board with effect from 1 December 2021. The seven member panel provides inputs to the research agenda of HDB and lends its expertise in various key research projects that are relevant to HDB’s mission and operations.
LKYCIC is pleased to announce that Dr Harvey NEO has been appointed the Associate Editor of Frontiers in Sustainable Cities: Cities in the Global South, with effect from 1 April 2021. In addition, he has also been appointed to the editorial boards of Geoforum (with effect from 30 June 2021) and Progress in Environmental Geography (with effect from 1 June 2021).
Under the guidance of the Advisory Council of the Ethical Use of AI and Data, IMDA/PDPC collaborated with LKYCIC to launch Singapore’s first guide that helps organisations and employees understand how existing job roles can be redesigned to harness the potential of AI, so that the value of their work is increased.
The Institute for Management Development (IMD), in collaboration with Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), has released the 2020 Smart City Index, with key findings on how technology is playing a role in the COVID-19 era in a way that is likely to remain.
At the Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities, the Smart Cities Lab looks at tools that build smart government, businesses, and communities, and scales these smart tools across a network of smart cities for greater impact. Over the past few years, Dr Andy Zheng (Adjunct Fellow) and Poon King Wang (Director) have partnered the use of PAIR Taxi big data insight platform to empower workers in the taxi industry.
LKYCIC Chair Professor Chan Heng Chee delivered her 3rd IPS-Nathan lecture, titled “Singapore in a Time of Flux: Optimism from the Jaws of Gloom", on 15 July 2020. The lecture was live-streamed on IPS' Facebook page, and was moderated by Mr Bilahari Kausikan, Chairman of Middle East Institute, National University of Singapore.