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.
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.
LKYCIC NEWS ARTICLES | OP-EDS
Foreign Policy asked 11 leading thinkers to weigh in on their predictions as to how life in cities will look after the Covid-19 pandemic. LKYCIC Chair, Prof Chan Heng Chee was one of the 11 to share her views.
Australian news site Croakey published an article about how Australia can learn from Singapore in their response to the COVID-19 outbreak. The article featured a write-up by LKYCIC research fellow Dr Brigid Trenerry, senior research assistant Ms Jocelin Lam and research fellow Dr Samuel Chng.
Chan Heng Chee, ''Urgent need for multilateral action and global leadership", The Straits Times 14 April 2020, in the ST op-ed series titled "Coronavirus: The Great Disruption".
Commentary: The revival of the digital economy – building citizen confidence as Smart Nation momentum picks up (CNA, 23.01. 2020)
Channel NewsAsia featured a commentary by senior director of Strategic Planning and LKYCIC director, Mr Poon King Wang, on the need to build citizen confidence and support as Smart Nation momentum picks up.
Channel NewsAsia published a commentary on the removal of e-scooters from footpaths by LKYCIC research fellow Samuel Chng and research associate Irna Nurlina.
LKYCIC IN THE NEWS
S’pore’s longest serving ambassador to US Chan Heng Chee on Joe Biden: ‘Nice, genuine & friendly’ (Mothership, 17.11.2020)
Mothership did an interview with Singapore’s longest serving ambassador to US and LKYCIC Chair Prof Chan Heng Chee, who shared her views on US President-elect Joe Biden.
Straits Times reported about the new 10-year road map to promote technology adoption in Singapore's legal industry. The upcoming guide is being developed by the Infocomm Media Development Authority and LKYCIC, with support from the Ministry of Law.