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.
Professor Chan Heng Chee's 2nd IPS-Nathan lecture, titled “The US-China Rivalry: Inevitable War or Avoidable War?”, was held on 1 July 2020 and live-streamed on IPS' Facebook page. The lecture was moderated by Professor Joseph Liow, Dean of College of Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University.
IPS-Nathan Lecture I: Disruption. Democracy Falters. Capitalism Flounders. World Order Unravels (18 June 2020)
In her first lecture as IPS’ 7th S R Nathan Fellow, Professor Chan Heng Chee outlined four big challenges the world faces today — disruption, faltering democracy, floundering capitalism and the unraveling of the world order. The lecture was moderated by Prof Danny Quah, Dean of Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and was live-streamed on IPS' Facebook page on 18 June 2020.
Congratulations to Thijs Willems, Research Fellow from Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities for winning the Praemium Erasmianum Foundation Research Prize in the field of the humanities and the social sciences.
Talk on “Digitalize and Electrify City’s Fleets: Towards a Smart, Low-carbon, and Sustainable Mobility Future”
Invited by Prof Arun Majumdar, the co-director of Stanford Bits & Watts Initiative, LKYCIC adjunct fellow, Dr Andy Zheng, gave a talk on “Digitalize and Electrify City’s Fleets” via tele-conference with the Bits & Watts research team, who are involved in the EV50 project.
Sixteen Shades of Smart, a book published by Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities (LKYCIC) at SUTD together with IMD Business School, was awarded the bronze medal under the Business Intelligence/Innovation category at the Axiom Business Book Awards 2020.
Discover how our built environment can better support ageing at the latest URA Urban Lab exhibition, Designing Our Age-friendly City, 17 Oct – 31 Dec 2019, URA Centre Atrium. The exhibition will feature a study led by LKYCIC on the Innovative Planning and Design of Age-friendly Neighbourhoods in Singapore.
The IMD World Competitiveness Centre’s Smart City Observatory, in partnership with Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), are proud to present the first edition of the Smart City Index 2019 (SCI), which includes a global index of 102 cities.
Straits Times, Channel NewsAsia and a few other media covered the dialogue with DPM Mr Heng Swee Keat at the Singapore Bicentennial Conference, which was moderated by LKYCIC Chair, Prof Chan Heng Chee.
The move to regulate and ban PMDs from void decks and corridors shouldn’t miss out on the bigger picture: We should be doing our utmost to enable people to move around their city.