stars Singapore alumni chapter meeting 2024
Achieving Net Zero Emissions in the Agrifood System –
Where to start and how to make a measurable impact
25 June 2024, 18.30-21.30
Swiss Residence, Singapore

Dear stars alumni in Singapore

We are very pleased to invite you to our next stars Singapore alumni chapter meeting. The Ambassador of Switzerland to Singapore, His Excellency Frank GRÜTTER, and the stars Singapore alumni chapter jointly invite you to this exclusive event.

Agrifood emissions are overlooked but pivotal in climate change. Cutting them to net zero by 2050 is crucial for limiting global warming to 1.5°C, emphasizing the urgent need for action. We are discussing with a panel of Agrifood and Sustainability experts what can and should be done to tackle the Agrifood carbon emissions and align all our efforts to feed the world sustainably through green food security.

The program on Tuesday, 25 June 2024 will be as follows:

  • 18.30: Welcome Drinks
  • 19.00: Welcome Addresses by
    • HE Frank GRÜTTER, Ambassador of Switzerland to Singapore
    • Toni SCHOENENBERGER, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of stars
  • 19.15: “Achieving Net Zero Emissions in the Agrifood System –
    Where to start and how to make a measurable impact”

    • Panel Discussion with:
      • Leslie GOH Senior Technology Advisor; Former Group Chief Technology Officer, World Bank; Member, stars Asia Advisory Panel, Jakarta, Indonesia
      • Krisztina GRÜTTER, Founder of Swiss Sustainability Consulting, Singapore
      • Samuel DZOTEFE, Senior Manager Manufacturing, Agribusiness Services Asia Pacific at IFC, Singapore
      • John DIENER, Co-Founder and CEO of Vertical Oceans, stars Alumnus, Singapore (online)
      • Ciaron McKINLEY, Co-Founder and CEO of Shrimpl, Singapore
    • Moderator: Tom LUDESCHER, Entrepreneur, CEO, Co-Founder, Chairman, Tech Investor & Advisor; stars Singapore alumni chapter Co-President
  • 20.15: Concluding Remarks by Tom LUDESCHER and/or Charles PHUA
  • Flying Dinner, hosted by HE Frank GRÜTTER, with shrimps by Vertical Ocean and plant-based beef and and chicken by SGProtein
  • 21.30: End of chapter meeting

Location: Swiss Residence, 3 Sime Park Hill, 288327 Singapore

Please register here until 31 May 2024.

Mark your calendars and join us for a memorable evening at the Swiss Residence while reconnecting with fellow alumni.

We are looking forward to meeting you in Singapore.

Best regards

Toni Schoenenberger
Co-Founder and Executive Chairman