TEDxTiE SG Countdown
Countdown is a global initiative to champion and accelerate solutions to the climate crisis, turning ideas into action. The goal: To build a better future by cutting greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030 in the race to a zero-carbon world – a world that is safer, cleaner and fairer for everyone.
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9:30 am – 12:30 pm
09:35am – 9:45am
Head of TED
After a long career in journalism and publishing, Chris Anderson became the curator of the TED Conference in 2002 and has developed it as a platform for identifying and disseminating ideas worth spreading.
Lindsay Levin has dedicated her life to reshaping what leadership looks like, exploring our collective humanity through vulnerability and listening.
Friday, October 16, 2020
09:45am – 10:05 am
Minister for National Development and Minister-in-charge of Social Services Integration, Singapore
The Duke of Cambridge
Protecting the natural environment for future generations is one of Prince William's key priorities.
Co-founder and Group CEO, Olam International Chief Believer (Better Futures)
Sunny is an entrepreneur, institution builder and change agent who is passionate about building a better, sustainable future for all.
TRANSFORMING THE CORPORATION
10:05 am – 10:25 am
Chief Sustainability Officer,DBS|“HYGGEist”
Accountants for Good (#AccountantsMatter)
Mikkel Larsen firmly believes in the concept of balance - living an environmentally conscious life whilst giving back to society.
VP & Managing Director, Twitter Asia Pacific | Technology Leader & Sustainability Champion
The Power of One
Maya Hari is a Technology Growth leader with a deep rooted passion for Diversity & Inclusion, Sustainability and Entrepreneurship
Professor of Strategy, INSEAD | Organization scientist
Designing distributed organizations
Phanish Puranam is an expert on organization design and the use of algorithms and data to improve how they work.
CRAFTING THE FUTURE CITIES
Friday, October 16, 2020
10:25 am – 10:55 am
CEO & MD PropertyGuru Group | Technology Industry Leader
The Future of Homes in the Asian megacities of Tomorrow.
Hari is passionate about driving the positive impact of technology on society and an ardent advocate for sustainable urban living solutions.
Director UNDP Global Centre for Technology, Innovation and Sustainable Development | UNDP Sustainability Expert
Beyond tech: Why future cities must be more than data and devices.
Bradley Busetto is working towards a tech and innovation-driven, sustainable, and inclusive future.
Cities Leader South East Asia, Arup | Cities Expert
Being Sustainable is not Enough!... towards Regenerative Urbanism
Chintan is an architect and an urban designer who is rethinking the future of our cities in this climate emergency era. He leads the Cities team at Arup for South East Asia.
BUILDING THE MODERN FOOD BOWL
10:55 am – 11:15 am
Chairman Apex Avlon Consulting, Singapore | Socially Conscious Tech Leader
Singapore experiments with with sustainable urban farming and Agri tech.
Girija Pande, a senior Pan-Asian business leader & writer, mentors deep tech Startups & advises ESG Fund on sustainability.
Deputy Chairman World Vision Singapore | Food Technologist
Strengthening the Food Bowl in Rural Developing Communities”
Michelle Cheo is passionate about using science to improve our agricultural and food manufacturing efficiency so as to leave a lower environmental footprint.
Founder & CEO abillionveg | Technology Entreprenuer
One simple change that'll make you more empowered, connected, and sustainable
Vikas Garg is the Founder & CEO of abillionveg, a rapidly growing global internet platform on a mission to help a billion people go vegan.
POWERING THE FUTURE RENEWABLY
Friday, October 16, 2020
11:15 am – 11:35 am
Deputy Secretary, Smart Nation, and Digital Government, and Strategy Group, Prime Minister’s Office | Policy Maker
Charting Singapore’s low-carbon and climate-resilient future
Tan Kok Yam, Deputy Secretary, Strategy Group, Prime Minister’s Office, Singapore, plays a lead role in shaping and implementing Singapore’s climate change strategies.
CEO & Executive Director, Sunseap Group | Sustainability aficionado & advocate
A Solar Farm in the sky?
Co-Founder & CEO of Sunseap Group in 11 countries. With over 20 years of experience & key player in the Singapore solar industry.
Cofounder & CEO BillionBricks | Innovation to end homelessness
What is stopping us from solving climate change?
Prasoon is a social justice campaigner working towards eradicating the housing crisis
11:35 am – 11:45 am
New Zealand High Commissioner in Singapore | Diplomat & former Climate Change Ambassador
The COVID crisis can’t be a reason to take our eye off the climate ball: we have the rules, the tools and the technology to take action.
Jo Tyndall was a key negotiator of the Paris Agreement, and co-chaired the UN process that subsequently developed the Paris “Rule-book”.
Climate and data scientist
Climate and cities
Hsu is the founder and principal investigator of the Data-Driven EnviroLab (Data-Driven Lab) and her research deals with environmental decision-making.
CALL TO ACTION & LIVE CONVERSATIONS
11:46 – 12:00 | 12:00-12:30 pm
-Hear founders come up with innovative solutions
-Participate in Live Challenge powered by Community Impact Challenge, in partnership with INSEAD
-Followed by a discussion with the speakers on the four segments ( separate break-out rooms). During registration, you would get an option to choose between the four segments. This section is included in the main registration.