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ESS-MOE Annual JC Seminar: “Gearing up for Global Challenges”

April 26, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm

| 10.00S$

As part of our educational outreach, the ESS organises an Annual Economic Seminar targeting Pre-University level students and their teachers/lecturers. This year we are pleased to inform you that ESS supported by Ministry of Education (MOE) will be presenting this year’s seminar on “Gearing up for Global Challenges” which will be held on Wednesday, 26th April 2017, at the Theatre, Hwa Chong International School at 663 Bukit Timah Rd, Singapore 269783


The Seminar aims to broaden the appreciation and raise awareness of current economic issues of interest among students at Junior Colleges, Polytechnics, Centralised Institutions, and International Schools.

te 26th April 2017 (Wednesday)
Time 2.30 pm – 5.30 pm
Venue The Theatre

Hwa Chong International School

663 Bukit Timah Road

Singapore 269783

Fee S$10 nett per participant (Inclusive of Presentation Materials and one Tea Break)


Programme Highlights*


Time (PM) Activity
2.00 Registration


2.30 Session 1 : “Singapore Global Challenges”

Mr. Manu Bhaskaran

Partner and Head, Centennial Asia Advisors

Vice President, ESS


3:10 Session 2 : “2017 Economic Outlook: Singapore’s Economic Future In The Midst Of Rising Anti-Globalisation Sentiments”

Mr. Francis TAN Tat Teck

Asian Economist, Global Economics & Markets Research



4.00 Tea Break


4.20 Session 3 : “An economist role – present and future”

Ms Selena Ling

Head of Treasury Research and Strategy, OCBC Bank

Council Member, ESS

4.45 Plenary session “Gearing up for Global Challenges”

Chaired by Mr. Manu Bhaskaran


5.20 Feedback and Evaluation


5.30 End of Seminar



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


April 26, 2017
2:30 pm - 5:30 pm




Theatre, Hwa Chong International School
663 Bukit Timah Rd, Singapore, 269783 Singapore
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