18 May 2012

26 May (Sat): Conserving our Biodiversity Symposium at the Festival of Biodiversity

Come for this Symposium to learn more about the importance of our biodiversity and the volunteer action for nature in Singapore!
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This event is part of the Festival of Biodiversity. There have also been changes to the dates and timing of other talks scheduled for the Festival.

Programme for the Symposium
  • 9am Registration
  • 9.30am Welcome address by Mr Poon Hong Yuen, CEO NParks
  • 9.35am Keynote address by Dr Shawn Lum, President Nature Society (Singapore) "The importance of nature and our Nature Reserves in Singapore"
  • 10am Teabreak
  • 10.30am Ms Tan Beng Chiak, Lead Teacher Raffles Girls' School (Secondary) " The Cowshed that became a WELL"
  • 11am Mr Liak Teng Lit, Group CEO Alexandra Health "Enhancing Biodiversity at a Hospital Project - The Khoo Teck Puat Hospital's Experience"
  • 11.15am Mr Ching Youyi, Market Executive Keppel Singmarine "Keppel Volunteers - Diving for Biodiversity"
  • 11.30am Mr N. Sivasothi, Coordinator International Coastal Cleanup Singapore "Trash on the Beach - 21 years of Community Action on the Shores of Singapore"
  • 11.45am Wrap up discussion
  • 12noon End

To attend the Symposium, please register with Ms Jocelyne Sze at biodiversityfestival.nparks@gmail.com

Venue: Function Hall, Botany Centre, Singapore Botanic Gardens map
Time: 9am-12noon
Dress: Smart casual
Website: http://festivalofbiodiversitysingapore.wordpress.com/

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