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Thursday, March 31 • 10:30am - 11:30am
Panel Discussion 2: Smart Nation - Impact and Implications on Education LIMITED

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The Smart Nation initiative is Singapore government’s attempt to harness technology to improve the lives of citizens and to strengthen the community and society, enabled seamlessly and connected by technology. Already, technology is adopted across the consumer, enterprise and government segments in areas such as healthcare, transport and energy management, including education.

In a Smart Nation, beyond encouraging budding ICT enthusiasts and professionals to create and build technical capabilities through “tinkering with tech” and “making”, what are the impact and implications on education as a whole? What kind of students do we need to produce so that they are equipped and ready with the future skills required as we move forward in realizing the Smart Nation vision?

This panel comprises experts from various segments in sharing their views and perspectives.

Moderators
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Rajesh Krishna Balan

Director, LiveLabs Urban Lifestyle Innovation Platform, Singapore Management University
Prof. Balan is an Associate Professor of Information Systems at Singapore Management University's School of Information Systems. He obtained his Ph.D. in Computer Science in 2006 from Carnegie Mellon University and has over 15 years of research experience in the broad area of mobile... Read More →

Speakers
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Lesly Goh

Director, Advanced Analytics Microsoft Asia Pacific
Ms Lesly Goh is the Director of Advanced Analytics based in Singapore.  Her focus is on converting data into actionable insights to enable business transformation and accelerate innovations.  For instance, Modern Workplace using organization analytics to drive business productivity... Read More →
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Chan Lee Mun

Chief Skills Officer, Singapore Workforce Development Agency
As Principal & CEO of Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP), Mr Chan Lee Mun played a lead role in NYP’s development. He spearheaded initiatives to provide industry-relevant education and training programmes for students and working adults as well as to promote and strengthen partnership and... Read More →
avatar for Vance Ng

Vance Ng

Deputy Head, Smart Nation Programme Office


Thursday March 31, 2016 10:30am - 11:30am GMT+08
Hall 406D Suntec City Convention Hall