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August 2019

HUAAS Presents : Special tour of GUO PEI: CHINESE ART & COUTURE

August 2, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm SMT
Asian Civilisations Museum, 1 Empress Pl 179555 Singapore + Google Map
Guo Pei

Photo credit Russell Wong Special tour of GUO PEI: CHINESE ART & COUTURE (meet at ACM lobby 6:30 pm on 2 Aug 2019) Guo Pei is China’s leading couturière – high fashion designer and dressmaker. Elements of the historical appear in Guo Pei’s contemporary designs, sometimes retaining their meanings, sometimes adapted to suit her desires. Every Guo Pei dress tells a story – about legends and fairytales, imperial culture, nature, even life itself. Her designs reflect her Beijing childhood, overseas…

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HUAAS Presents – “The New Digital Future: New Capabilities. New Leaders. New Priorities.” w/ Prof Jerry Mechling AB ’65

August 12, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm SMT
NTU Alumni House, 6 Raffles Blvd
Singapore, Singapore 039594 Singapore
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$25 – $40

Dr. Jerry Mechling, retired Lecturer in Public Policy from Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government, has over 50 years of practice and research on the uses of information technologies, especially in governments. As digital capabilities have grown explosively more powerful, they have been applied more extensively throughout the value chains, and seen as “disruptive” jobs, work flows, and institutions. Interestingly, it has only been in the last ten years where we have seen new leaders come on with…

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HUAAS Brownbag Lunch – AI Powered Lunch with Charles Crouspeyre and Jenny Chong

August 30, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm SMT
Accenture Offices, #35-00 Raffles City Tower, 250 North Bridge Rd Singapore 179101 Singapore + Google Map
Free

Join Accenture’s Artificial Intelligence Lead and Managing Partner of Knightingale Consulting for lunch. It will be a small gathering to ask questions about AI and machine learning. How might it impact your industry or society as a whole? Come with curious minds and lots of questions in this intimate setting. Lunch graciously provided by Accenture. Seats are extremely limited and open to HUAAS members only. No guests please. RSVP by 5pm on 29 August. Accenture offices #35-00 Raffles City Tower,…

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November 2019

Sake Tasting at Sequoia Sake

November 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm SMT
Sequoia Sake / Epiphyte, 47 Neil Road
Singapore, 088827 Singapore
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Please join us for a night of sake tasting with Sequioa Sake / Epiphyte. This event is being held in conjunction with the Cornell, Columbia, and Penn alumni associations in Singapore. Sake sommelier Takuro will guide us though a tasting of 8 different types of sake, served alongside sharing platters of food to pair with the sake. Date and time: Tuesday, November 5 at 7pm Location: Sequioa Sake / Epiphyte, 47 Neil Road, Singapore 088827 Tickets: $45 for HUAAS members;…

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HBS Club of Singapore 5 Year Anniversary GALA

November 9, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:45 pm SMT
Equarius, RWS, 8 Sentosa Gateway
Singapore, 098269 Singapore
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It has been five years since our founding and it’s a moment to celebrate! The HBS Club of Singapore is pleased to invite you to our second Gala Dinner to celebrate both our vibrant and thriving community and the milestone of completing five years serving not just our alumni but indeed the broader Singapore society.    We are very excited to share with you the stellar line up for our two panels at the HBS Club of Singapore’s Gala Dinner…

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Panel Discussion: Current trends in planning and architecture

November 11, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm SMT
KPMG Clubhouse, 36 Robinson Road
Singapore, 068877
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Free
Architecture-Discussion

Join us for a joint KPMG and HUAAS event where Three illustrious Graduate School of Design alumni -- Paul Tange, Nina Yang and Ong Ker Shing -- will share their best practice and development experience in Singapore and internationally. The panel will be moderated by Teo Yee Chin. Paul Kent, partner for Economics and Regulation KPMG will also give comments. Join us on Monday 11 November 19 at the KPMG clubhouse, at the 1st storey of City House at 36, Robinson…

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February 2020

Too Small to Fail – Book Launch and Discussion by author James Breiding.

February 12 @ 5:15 pm - 6:30 pm SMT
Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Seminar Room 3-1, Level 3 Manasseh Meyer 259772 + Google Map

The book “Too Small to Fail: Why Some Small Nations Outperform Larger Ones and How They Are Reshaping the World" (Harper Collins): Small, nimble, successful nations such as Singapore took nine out of the top ten spots in IMD’s most recent Global Competitiveness Report. The same nations dominate rankings among other important metrics, such as innovation, PISA scores, CO2 emissions, even happiness. Singapore features prominently in the book; veteran diplomat and Ambassador-at-Large Prof Tommy Koh wrote the preface. Author James…

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[UPDATE – POSTPONED] Fireside Chat with Prof. Peter Rowe, Harvard Graduate School of Design

February 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm SMT
URA Centre, 45 Maxwell Road 069118 Singapore + Google Map

Whether in a mature metropolis or a rapidly-growing city, societies around the world face the challenge of managing urbanization. The former Dean of the Graduate School of Design at Harvard, Professor Rowe, has researched cities and advised on urban planning projects from Spain to China. In this fireside chat open to people of all backgrounds, he will discuss how the field of urban planning has evolved, what it can offer to cities today, and what trends to look forward to…

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[Postponed] Fact or Fad? Nutrition in 2020

February 20 @ 6:45 pm - 9:30 pm SMT
Hilton Hotel, 581 Orchard Rd
Singapore, 238883 Singapore
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Whether you want to gain muscle, lose fat, or prevent disease, having a solid diet is a cornerstone of success. But with internet overload, how do you know you haven’t fallen into the ‘fake news’ of nutrition science? Come hear from experts who can help you separate fact from fiction when exploring diets and nutrition. You will learn about what makes good science, how to create a personalized plan, and if you should be plant-based, a carnivore, or just fast!…

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[UPDATE – POSTPONED] Cities in Blue and Green: CLC Lecture and Book Launch with Prof. Peter Rowe, Harvard Graduate School of Design

February 21 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm SMT
MND Auditorium, 5 Maxwell Road 069110 Singapore + Google Map

Throughout its nation-building journey, Singapore’s efforts to manage water resources, protect natural landscapes, and cultivate vegetation have been crucial elements underpinning the city’s liveability. Ranging from infrastructure systems to social history, a new publication by Peter Rowe and Limin Hee, “A City in Blue and Green: the Singapore Story” will be launched at this lecture. This book explores the unique strategies and effective practices utilized by Singapore across the decades, which have transformed the city into a “clean and green”…

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