Upcoming Events


Trade in the Trump Era: A Talk with Steve Okun

Saturday, 02 Jun, 2018 18:30 - 21:00
Tanglin Club, 5 Stevens Rd, Singapore 257814, Claymore and Draycott Room

As we seek to understand the ramifications of the collision between trade and populism, the Columbia Alumni Association of Singapore is excited to host a talk by Steve Okun, a former Clinton Administration official, frequent commentator on US politics and trade on CNBC and Channel NewsAsia, and Senior Advisor to McLarty Associates, on "Trade in the Era Trump". Steve will share his insights on how we got here, recent trade policy actions, the potential economic consequences, US business reaction in Asia, and the outlook for the US political landscape with the upcoming midterm elections. The presentation will be followed by dinner at the Tanglin Club.

Cost: $30 for annual or lifetime CAA Singapore members, $40 for non-members

RSVP: Shaokai Fan at shaokai.fan@gmail.com

Register here: http://singapore.alumni.columbia.edu/trade_in_the_trump_era_a_talk_with_steve_okun

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Blockchain Pt2: Enterprise

Thursday, 14 Jun, 2018 18:30 - 22:00
1 Marina Blvd, #21-00, Singapore 018989

This event is organized by the alumni associations of Cornell, Columbia, HKUST, Berkeley, Harvard, NYU, Oxford, Northwestern, University of London and INSEAD.

Since 2014, different industries, from finance, to medicine, to entire supply chains, and yes, even the music industry, have found applications for the technology, whether it be for trading securities, smart contracts, digital currencies or record keeping. Join our distinguished panelists for a detailed discussion on a few of these topics.

Panelists: Vito Chin – Microsoft – Technical Lead for Special Projects

Varun Mittal – ASEAN Fintech lead for E&Y Singapore

Joe Duncan – Senior Advisor to Sqreem Technologies

Dipesh Sukhani – Co-Founder of Indorse.io

https://www.facebook.com/events/1658305567623722/

Cost: $20 including dinner and refreshments

RSVP: blockchainsg.peatix.com

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Nanyang Business School (NBS) Focus Point: How to Build a Strong Brand and Stay on Top using Neuromarketing

Wednesday, 20 Jun, 2018 19:00 - 21:00
The Great Room, One George Street Building

In today’s crowded marketplace, brands have to try harder than ever before to stand out from their competitors and build solid relationships with their consumers. In an environment where success or failure can reside with a few brief words on social media, brands need to stay highly attuned to the constantly shifting needs and expectations of their customers. At this NBS Focus Point, you will learn from Professor Gemma Anne Calvert of NBS about the latest developments in neuromarketing, from effective machine-based lie-detectors to web-based attention monitors, and tinder-type apps that can uncover people’s unconscious attitudes and biases on mobile devices. Successful brands understand the market, great brands get deep inside consumer’s brains and anticipate the future. Learn how you can do this too by leveraging on brain science.

Cost: $20 per NBS/NTU Alumnus, $40 per CFA/DUAL Member, $70 per Guest

RSVP: http://web.nbs.ntu.edu.sg/alumni/eNewsletter/NBSFocusPoint_20180613/index.html

Contact: Adeline (adelinelim@ntu.edu.sg / 6908 1946)

Note: Date change to Wed, 20 Jun 2018.

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World Cities Summit 2018

Sunday, 08 Jul, 2018 09:00 - Thursday, 12 Jul, 2018 18:00
Singapore, Sands Expo & Convention Centre at the Marina Bay Sands

The World Cities Summit (WCS) would like to invite members of the Distinguished Universities Alumni League (DUAL) to this year’s Summit. WCS 2018 will explore how cities can be more liveable and resilient through better governance and planning, technology and social innovations, as well as collaborations with various stakeholders and with other cities. WCS is a platform for knowledge sharing and an opportunity for alumni members to dialogue with city and industry leaders from around the world. Over 500 mayors, city leaders and industry representatives have confirmed their participation

Cost: We are pleased to extend a 20% discounted rate (discount code: ACA20) to WCS 2018 conference and premium passes for all DUAL members.

RSVP: http://www.worldcitiessummit.com.sg/registration-details

Contact: Questions, please contact Michael Koh at Michael_KOH@mnd.gov.sg

For more info, please visit http://www.worldcitiessummit.com.sg/

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