Programme

Timing

Programme for Opening Ceremony for World Engineers Summit 2023

8 November 2023

8.00am

Registration

8.45am

Guests to be seated

9.00am

Arrival of Guest-of-Honour

Mr Teo Chee Hean

Senior Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security, Singapore

9.05am

Welcome Address by WES 2023 Conference Chair

Er. A/Prof Lim Kok Hwa​

9.10am

Remarks by WES 2023 Strategic Partner, China society of Engineers
Ms Luo Hui
Member of the Leading Party Members Group,

Director General of International Affairs, China Association of Science and Technology (CAST)
Joint Secretary-General, Chinese Society of Engineers (CSE)

9.15am

Opening Speech by Guest-of-Honour
Mr Teo Chee Hean

Senior Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security, Singapore

9.25am

Re-imagineers of our Net Zero Future

Dr Steve Howard

Vice Chairman, Sustainability, Temasek

9.30am

Launch of World Engineers Summit (WES) 2023

9.55am

Morning Tea Break

10.20am

Sustainability – Research and Translation for a Resilient Singapore

Prof Low Teck Seng

Senior Vice President (Sustainability and Resilience), National University of Singapore

CEO of the National Research Foundation from 2012 to 2022 and Managing Director of A*STAR from 2010 to 2012

10.50am

Building a Green Land Transport Ecosystem

Mr Lam Wee Shann

Deputy Chief Executive (Technology) / Chief Technology Officer, Land Transport Authority

11.20am

Hong Kong’s Roadmap to Carbon Neutrality

Prof Wang Tianyi

Professor at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou), 
Former Chairman & CEO of China Everbright Environment Group

11.50am

Panel Discussion

Moderator:
Prof Seeram Ramakrishna
Chief Editor of Materials Circular Economy | Associate Editor of Circular Economy
Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Design and Engineering
National University of Singapore

12.30pm

Lunch Reception

2.00pm onwards

Presentation of Tracks

Track 1: Sustainability through Technology

Track 2: Building a Resilient Future against Climate Change

Track 3: Future of Industry Sustainability

Track 4: Smart and Sustainable Urban Mobility

Track 5: A Greener and Renewable Built Environment

Track 6: Pedagogy and Educational Technology in Engineering Education

Please click here for the tentative Conference Track Programme on

8 Nov (PM) and 9 Nov (Full Day).

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