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.

Seeking a better urban future

Seeking a better urban future

Speaker: Dr Cheong Koon Hean, the Institute of Policy Studies' 5th S R Nathan Fellow, CEO of the Housing and Development Board06 Dec 2018
Circulations, Connections & Networks: Early Globalisation & Cosmopolitan Singapore

Circulations, Connections & Networks: Early Globalisation & Cosmopolitan Singapore

Speakers: Professor Tan Tai Yong, President and Professor of Humanities (History) 31 Oct 2018
Switzerland in Asia: Burgeoning Links with South Asia and ASEAN 

Switzerland in Asia: Burgeoning Links with South Asia and ASEAN 

Speaker: Ambassador Fabrice Filliez, Ambassador of Switzerland to the Republic of Singapore and Brunei30 Oct 2018
Higher Education in Singapore

Higher Education in Singapore

Speaker: Professor Tan Eng Chye, NUS President29 Oct 2018