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stars Singapore symposium 2024

Leading through Disruptive Ages

26-29 June 2024

Singapore, Changi Cove

Objectives:

  • Broaden the horizon to better understand major global trends which will impact business and society over the next couple of years, like Disruptive Technological Developments, Geopolitics and Geo-Economics, Sustainability, Leadership
  • Understand the Asianization of a World in Transition, Asia’s Digital Disruption and the Potential of Southeast Asia
  • Engage in interdisciplinary and intercultural dialogue and contribute to the personal development to drive responsible and sustainable actions

Wednesday, 26 June 2024 - Singapore
11:00 Opening of Conference Check-in
  • Hotel Lobby
12:00 Optional Early Bird Programme: Singapore City Tour
  • Meeting Point: Hotel Lobby
15:30 Welcome Coffee
  • Auditorium Foyer
16:30 Welcome Address
  • Auditorium
16:45 Global Challenges, Technology Futures, Investment Opportunities: How does GIC see the world?
  • Bryan YEO  Chief Investment Officer, Public Equities, GIC; stars Alumnus, Singapore
Plenary Discussion
18:30 Group Picture, Cocktails and Dinner, hosted by PwC Singapore
  • Changi Cove Command House
Night Cap
  • The Conservatory
Thursday, 27 June 2024 - Singapore
07:00 Breakfast
  • White Olive Cafe
08:30 The Lack of Leadership in an Age of Geopolitical and Geoeconomic Disruptions (Plenary Discussion)
  • Auditorium
  • GONG Xue (tbc)  Assistant Professor, China Programme, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • Raja MOHAN  Visiting Research Professor, Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS), National University of Singapore; Senior Fellow, Asia Society Policy Institute, Asia Society, New Delhi, India
  • Drew THOMPSON  Visiting Senior Research Fellow, Centre on Asia and Globalisation, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore, Singapore
10:15 Coffee Break
  • Auditorium Foyer
11:00 Investing in Human Capital: The Rapture of Doing the Right
  • Auditorium
12:15 Lunch
  • Auditorium Foyer
13:30 Sustainability
  • N.N.  
  • Auditorium
15:00 Time at your Disposal
15:30 Departure
  • Meeting Point: Hotel Lobby
16:30 Tour of PSA Innovation Gallery, including Virtual Terminal Tour
  • PSA Headquarters
17:45 Leading Change and Transformation of the World's Largest Transhipment Hub in an Age of Extraordinary Disruption
  • Kim PONG  Group CEO, PSA International; stars Alumnus, Singapore
Plenary Discussion
19:00 Dinner, hosted by PSA
Night Cap
  • The Conservatory
Friday, 28 June 2024 - Singapore
07:00 Breakfast
  • White Olive Cafe
08:30 Success in Business and Beyond: Lessons in Leadership
  • Auditorium
  • Marcus LAM  Executive Chairman, PwC Singapore; stars Alumnus, Singapore
  • LIM Siong Guan  Former Group President, GIC; Former Head of Singapore Civil Service; Member, stars International Board, Singapore
  • Yen Yen TAN  Member of Boards of Directors, Barry Callebaut, ams OSRAM, OCBC Bank, Jardine Cycle & Carriage; Member, stars Asia Advisory Panel, Singapore
  • WONG Su-Yen  Chairperson, Singapore Institute of Directors; Adjunct Professor, National University of Singapore Business School; Independent Director – CSE Global, First Resources, Kemin Industries, Yoma Strategic Holdings, Singapore
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10:00 Coffee Break
  • Auditorium Foyer
10:30 Leadership Dialogues (in Breakout Groups)
  • Breakout Rooms
  • Marcus LAM  Executive Chairman, PwC Singapore; stars Alumnus, Singapore
  • LIM Siong Guan  Former Group President, GIC; Former Head of Singapore Civil Service; Member, stars International Board, Singapore
  • Yen Yen TAN  Member of Boards of Directors, Barry Callebaut, ams OSRAM, OCBC Bank, Jardine Cycle & Carriage; Member, stars Asia Advisory Panel, Singapore
  • WONG Su-Yen  Chairperson, Singapore Institute of Directors; Adjunct Professor, National University of Singapore Business School; Independent Director – CSE Global, First Resources, Kemin Industries, Yoma Strategic Holdings, Singapore
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12:15 Lunch
13:30 Emerging Technologies Reshaping Possibility
  • Howie LAU  Managing Partner, Corporate Development and Partnerships, NCS Group, Singapore
  • N.N.  
  • Auditorium
Plenary Discussion
15:00 Coffee Break
15:45 Generative AI: A New Frontier for VC Investments
  • Yinglan TAN  Founding Managing Partner and CEO, Insignia Venture Partners; stars Alumnus and Member, stars International Board, Singapore
  • Auditorium
16:45 Time at your Disposal
17:30 Departure
  • Meeting Point: Hotel Lobby
19:00 Cocktails and Dinner including a tasting from SGProtein
  • Swiss Club Singapore
Night Cap
  • The Conservatory
Saturday, 29 June 2024 - Singapore
07:00 Breakfast
  • White Olive Cafe
08:30 Potential and Reality: Economic Perspectives in Southeast Asia (Plenary Discussion)
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  • N.N. 3  
  • Auditorium
10:00 Coffee Break
  • Auditorium Foyer
10:30 Forward Singapore
  • N.N.  
  • Auditorium
Plenary Discussion
12:00 Concluding Remarks
12:00 Lunch
  • Auditorium Foyer

Moderation:
Mark DITTLI, CEO and Editor, The Market, Zurich, Switzerland

Media Coverage and Chatham House Rules:
Media representatives may attend the symposium. The symposium is held under the Chatham House Rules.

stars reserves the right to make any necessary changes to the programme. The full terms and conditions of stars are available here.

22 November 2023