*Very limited tickets available*
NUS staff and students (Standard) - $25
Public (standard) - $32
SPEAKERS & performers
11 Speakers. 2 Performers. 1 Hidden City.
Founder, Kerbside Gourmet
Singapore's First Food-truck
Asia’s first social enterprise gourmet food truck that gives meal to the needy for every meal sold. Luan Ee's entrepreneurial journey has revealed to her the power of daring to “waste time” in defining and pursuing one’s success for oneself by stepping out of societal imposed frameworks.
Co-founder, We Believe In Second Chances
Featured works in Al Jazeera English & the Guardian. With a keen interest in writing about social justice issues, Kirsten’s work has gradually revealed to her the strength of the human soul through how people find the strength and resilience to go on in the imminent face of death.
Lee Xin Tian
Through her work of interpretive dance and visual performances, Xin Tian wishes to share her narratives to impart awareness of personal issues dangerously shunned by society, like sexual assault. She seeks to challenge the negative prejudices and heighten consciousness of the everyday individual towards equality and acceptance.
Co-founder, Society Staples
(President’s Challenge 2015 Social Enterprise Start-up of the Year)
Society Staples crafts community outreach events for corporates & learning institutes with Persons with Disabilities. Through her work, Debra wishes to highlight the privilege many Singaporeans often take for granted and encourage a culture of inclusivity.
Student, SDI Academy
Home is a long distance away for Saiful. But that has not stopped him from constantly seeking avenues to stretch his potential and make the most out of his circumstances. Saiful will be sharing about his ambitions and expanding perceptions of migrant workers beyond their societal status.
Ong Jiin Joo
Chief Technology Officer, Garuda Robotics
Jiin Joo tackles some of the world’s most critical agricultural issues by putting his extensive technological expertise to work at Garuda Robotics, by connecting drones, computer systems, algorithms and experts to solve problems that impacts our everyday life.
Tan Yang Long
Project Director of various Social Initiatives, Special Education Community
Yang Long has started 4 projects from the ground up in the SPED community, while studying, working and serving National Service. He believes that young people should dare to get into the volunteering arena and make a difference. Most of all, he seeks to challenge rigid definitions of success and existing stereotypes associated with the SPED community.
Nor Lastrina Hamid
Co-founder, Singapore Youth For Climate Action / #LepakinSG
Lastrina started SYCA and #LepakinSG to promote climate action and the environmental movement in Singapore. She has since been awarded the NEA EcoFriend Awards 2016. Through her experience, Lastrina seeks to empower the audience to be urban environmentalists and aims to raise awareness of the multiple dimensions of climate change, including human rights.
Dr Yau Teng Yan
Chief Medical Officer, Holmusk
Through his work, Teng Yan seeks to innovate data-driven solutions to bring chronic disease care into the everyday life, and push the audience towards ideating answers in seemingly rigid industries.
How Choon Beng
Deputy Director, Sungei Buloh Wetlands Reserve
As a passionate nature lover, Choon Beng believes that every piece of nature in Singapore is worthy of conserving. He also quietly does volunteer work with various animal rescue groups.
Director (Data Science), Government Digital Services
In GovTech, Feng-Yuan heads a
multidisciplinary data science unit that harnesses data science to drive evidence-based public policy and improve public service delivery. The team has worked to innovate citizen-centric solutions in healthcare, transportation, fraud detection and operations management.
Evanturetime is the musical alias of Singaporean
producer, Evan Low. The multi-instrumentalist wunderkind makes music and draws inspiration from encountered items - be it an instrument or something more unusual like a tree branch.
Maricelle is an indie pop and RnB artist whose music is structured by unrestrictedly experimental electronic elements of UK pop-rock electronica and atmospheric vocals. Peppered with social commentary on city living, her lyrics explore her search for freedom and voice against a futuristic backdrop of pop culture and fluid identity.