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ESS-MOE Annual JC Seminar:“A BETTER SINGAPORE – Towards a more resilient and inclusive economy”

April 2, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

| 10.00$

ESS-CSC-MOE Annual JC Seminar

“A BETTER SINGAPORE – Towards a more resilient and inclusive economy”

            Date:               2nd April 2016 (Saturday)

            Time:              8.30 am – 12.30 pm*

            Venue:          Ministry of Education, Edutorium 

                                     Podium Block, Level 4

                                     Ministry of Education
                                     1 North Buona Vista Drive
                                     Singapore, 138675


Programme Highlights*


Time Activity
8.30 am – 8.55 am Registration
8.55 am – 9.00 am Introductory Remarks

Mrs. Tan Say Tin

Assistant Director, Economics

Senior Curriculum Specialist (Economics)

Curriculum Planning and Development Division

Ministry of Education

9.00 am – 9.35 am Session I: “How the World Economy affects Singapore- Implications of falling oil prices, global and domestic challenges” 

Mr. Manu Bhaskaran

Director of Centennial Group International

Founding Director and Chief Executive Officer of Centennial Asia Advisors

Vice President, Economic Society of Singapore

9.35 am – 10.10 am Session II: “Budget 2016 and Inclusive Economic Growth” 

Dr. Walter Theseira

Senior Lecturer, SIM University

Honorary Secretary, Economic Society of Singapore

10.10 am – 10.50 am Tea Break 
10.50 am – 11.25 am Session III: “Transport Challenges and Policy – Singapore”  Mr. Choi Chik Cheong

Deputy Director, Knowledge Management Division

Land Transport Authority

11.25 am – 12.00 pm Session IV: “Making Sense of Monetary Policy”

 Mr Liew Yin Sze

Principal Economist and Specialist in International Macro

Economic Analysis Department

Monetary Authority of Singapore

12.00 am – 12.30 pm Plenary session: “A Better Singapore – Towards a more resilient and inclusive economy” Panelists:Mr. Manu Bhaskaran

Dr. Walter Theseira

Mr. Choi Chik Cheong

Mr. Liew Yin Sze

Chaired by:

Mr. Manu Bhaskaran


12.30 pm*  Concluding Remarks


* Programme timing and title of presentations may differ on actual day.








April 2, 2016
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Ministry of Education, Edutorium
Podium Block, Level 4 Ministry of Education 1 North Buona Vista Drive, Singapore, 138675 Singapore
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