Thought Leadership

Some of the world’s leaders, and leading thinkers from NUS and overseas, regularly gather and add to the rich diversity of thoughts and ideas on our campuses, in Singapore and across the globe.
Here’s what they had to share.

Addressing the societal implications of an AI-Powered World

Speakers: Dr Janil Puthucheary, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Communications and Information & Ministry of Education and Mr Brad Smith, President and Chief Legal Officer of Microsoft6 April 2018

Dr Janil Puthucheary, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Communications and Information & Ministry of Education, Singapore, together with Mr Brad Smith, President and Chief Legal Officer of Microsoft shared their views on societal challenges, ethical implications and other related issues to the rise of Artificial Intelligence.

India at 70

India at 70

Speakers: Mr. Rahul Gandhi, President of the Indian National Congress Party; Member of India's Parliament, Prof Danny Quah, Acting Dean and Li Ka Shing Professor in Economics, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and Ms. Pallavi Rachel George, Graduate Student, Master in Public Policy (2016/2018), Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy17 Apr 2018
Costa Rica and its Relations with Asia: Thoughts and Opportunities

Costa Rica and its Relations with Asia: Thoughts and Opportunities

Speakers: Tan Sri Datuk Dr Rebecca Fatima Sta. Maria, Ambassador of Costa Rica to Singapore and Dr Iftekhar A Chowdhury, Principal Research Fellow, ISAS-NUS; and Former Foreign Minister of Bangladesh17 Apr 2018
Kazakhstan and China's Belt and Road Initiative: Implications for the Region

Kazakhstan and China's Belt and Road Initiative: Implications for the Region

Speaker: Amb Dr Usen Suleimen, Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Singapore26 Mar 2018
What Makes A City Successful? Lessons from Inspiring Cities.

What Makes A City Successful? Lessons from Inspiring Cities.

Speaker: Dr Cheong Koon Hean, 5th IPS Nathan Fellow26 Mar 2018