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11AM - 12PM
Food Paradise vs Food Paradigms: The Emergence of Food Sustainability in Singapore

Join co-founders of treatsure, CEO Mr Preston Wong (Business '13, Law '16), and CTO Mr Kenneth Ham (Computing '17) as they share:

  • The challenges and evolution of food wastage and food sustainability in Singapore;
  • How treatsure has been creating impact in this space since 2017;
  • Current developments and innovations in the food sustainability space amid the pandemic; and
  • What we can do to help our nation in its course towards zero waste.

Co-organised by NUS Development Office.

12PM - 1PM
Performances by NUS Alumni
Support fellow alumni as they showcase creativity and talent in a series of song and dance performances specially choreographed and performed in celebration of Bukit Timah Homecoming 2021!
1PM - 2PM
The Ecology of Longevity: TCM & Biomedical Perspectives

[Updated]

Modern biomedical science is re-discovering natural methods of achieving health and longevity that resonate with ancient wisdom in Chinese medical texts. In line with NUS Mind Science Centre’s (MSC) focus on a preventive, non-drug approach to improving the quality of life in mental and physical aspects, this pre-recorded talk presents the common ground shared by modern medicine and traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and suggests how it may be possible to combine them for better longevity outcomes.

*Presented by NUS Mind Science Centre.

2PM - 3PM
Line Dancing Workshop

Get on your feet and join our NUS Alumni Sing-Along members in a virtual Line Dancing Workshop.

Learn the basic movements and dance away from the comfort of your home!

3PM - 4PM
NUS Senior Alumni Tea & Chat – Homecoming Edition
Relive the Rollin’ Good Times together with fellow alumni – Ms Anna Leong (Business ’81), A/Prof Lawrence Chia (Science ’69) and Mr Rohan Kamis (Accountancy ’75) in this special edition of the NUS Senior Alumni Tea & Chat.
4PM - 5PM
The Future of Work: AI as Destructive Creation or Creative Destruction?

An Interactive Dialogue featuring Professor Danny Quah, Dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, and Professor Simon Chesterman, Dean of NUS Law.

In this session, our two Deans will discuss the role work plays in our identities, the recurring fear that technology will replace us and the specific opportunities and threats posed by Artificial Intelligence (AI). They will enlighten us with the latest research on the governance of AI, how regulation can reap the benefits of intelligent systems and much more.

So come prepared with your burning questions!

5PM - 5.30PM
Celebrations@BTC

Commemorate Bukit Timah Homecoming 2021 and mark the 50th Anniversary of the Class of 1971!

Stay tuned as we unveil the winner of our Bukit Timah's Got Talent Contest!