MEM Seminars, 2008-09

Date Seminars


Welcome and Orientation Programme 8th Intake of MEM students 2008-2009 & Inaugural Seminar for 2008-2009

"We are all green now?: The Next Steps for Environmental Education and Advocacy”
Mr Warren Fernandez, Deputy Editor and Foreign Editor, Straits Times

"Environmental Sustainability in Real Estate Development - CDL's Perspective" 
Mr Eddie Wong, General Maanger (Projects), City Developments Ltd

Provost Speech forthe ceremony


Seminar on "Environmental Benefits and Costs: Some Corrective Advice from Behavioural Economics"

Prof Jack Knetsch
Professor Emeritus, Economics andResource Management, Simon Fraser Unversity, Canada



Seminar on "Environment Management in Singapre."

Presentation Slides

Mr Lee Yuen Hee
Chief Executive Officer
National Environment Agency


Seminar on "solar Energy: Singapore's Sunrise Sector."

Presentation Slides

Mr Christophe Inglin
Managing Director
Phoenix Solar Pte Ltd
Chairman, Clean Energy Committee
Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore(SEAS)



Workshop on Environmental Ethics

Dr Ho Hua Chew
Chairman of the Conservation Committee of The Nature Society (Singapore)


Seminar on "Campus Sustainability Initiatives in Universities"

Dr Peck Thian Guan
Director, Office of Safety, Health and Environmen
National Unviersity of Singapore



Seminar on "Transparency, Inclusivemess and Accountability in Environmental Decision-Making"

Presentation Slides

Mr Lalanath de Silvar
Director, The Access Initiative (TAI)
World Resources Institute


Seminar on "Sustainable Luxury Management: High-End Brands and Corporate Responsibility in Difficult Times."

Dr Jem Bendell
Director, Lifeworth Consulting
Associate Professor, Griffith Business School


Seminar on "Water Issues in Management"

Dr Seetharam Kallidaikurichi E
Director, Institute of Water Policy
Visiting Professor, LKY School of Public Policy

Prof Asit K. Biswas
President, Institute for Water Management
TWCWM, Mexico


Seminar on "Biodiversity Conservation Management, Planning and Design Issues"

Mr Wong Tuan Wah
Director (Conservation)
National Parks Board

Mr Damian Tang
Assistant Director, Design
National Parks Board


Seminar on "Green to Gold: How Smart Companies Use Environmental Strategy to Innovate, Create Value, and Build Competitve Advantage"

Prof Daneil C. Esty
Director, Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy
Director, the Center for Business and the Environment, Yale University


Seminar on "Million Dollar Questions: Can (And Will) The World Craft A Meaningful, Inclusive, Efficient And Equitable Climate Agreement?"

Assoc Prof Shreekant Gupta
Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
National University of Singapore


Seminar on "A Zero City - What this means for Masdar."

Dr. Scott Kennedy &
Dr. Sgouris Sgouridis,
Masdar Institute of Science and Technology