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Liberty Wave: An exciting open water swim event

East Coast Park, Casuarina Grove (next to carpark F2), July 22, 2018

Liberty Wave, an exciting open water swim event aiming to give both Singaporeans and International participants the full open water experience. At last year’s inaugural edition we had a successful run with more than 700 swimmers from 43 different countries. The event will be coming back for a second year with more race categories, and more participants. This year, it will be held on 22 July 2018 @ East Coast Park, Casuarina Grove (next to carpark F2). An estimated 1,800 participants (adults and kids) will be swimming to their heart’s content. There’s something for everyone, whether they are veterans, first-timers or kids who just want to have some fun! In addition to the open water swim, we will also be hosting a lively line-up of fringe events for spectators, while they relax by the beach and cheer on their friends and family. Look forward to bouncy castles for adults and kids, live performances and refreshing coconut cutting. There will be both Individual and Team events, where friends may sign up to race together and build stronger camaraderie. Prizes will also be given out to the fastest swimmers. For more information on Liberty Wave, please visit www.libertywave.sg

Home & Away with Mapletree

VivoCity, West Boulevard, Level 1 July 27, 2018, 11 a.m.

PhUSE Single Day Event

Aspiration Theatrette (Level 2), 30 Biopolis Street, Matrix Building #02, Singapore 138671, 25 July, 2018, 9 a.m.

Leading industry experts will be sharing how digital technology, machine learning and artificial intelligence with big data are being deployed for greater insights and solutions with benefits in healthcare cost, quality and accessibility. Description: In this digital era, innovative advancements in the application of data science are a transformational power in various industries including healthcare. Automation, machine learning and artificial intelligence with big data are being deployed for greater insights and solutions with benefits in healthcare cost, quality and accessibility. The explosion of medical devices combined with state-of-the-art data collection, data management and analytical technologies is accelerating the delivery of new therapies and products to consumers and patients. Personalized medical solutions and precision nutrition is moving ever closer to reality. Collectively, they form the theme of the first PhUSE Single Day Event in Singapore. The goal is to learn more about the latest trends and advancements related to the applications of digital solutions in healthcare, to exchange ideas and have open discussions, thus enhancing the knowledge and network for participants as well as creating value for the PhUSE Community. There will be a special 20% off registration for SUTD students which also includes a six month complimentary membership to PhUSE.

The ThirdMind Project

Think Tank 21 (2.310), 18 July 2018, 4:30 p.m.

NEW OPPORTUNITIES

Crea8 Sustainability 2018 Video Competition

till 6 Aug

The Crea8 Sustainability Competition encourages young Singaporeans to address environmental challenges, share stories and innovative solutions to demonstrate their passion in tackling the global challenge of sustainability and to create a sustainable Singapore. In support of Singapore’s Climate Action Year 2018, the focus of this year’s competition is our climate footprint. The competition aims to inspire students to come up with ideas on what needs to be done, how it could be achieved and the expected outcomes to reduce our society’s environmental footprint. Online submission and registration forms can be found at www.pacificlight.com.sg/crea8sustainability Frequently Asked Questions can be found at https://energy.pacificlight.com.sg/crea8sustainability/faq.aspx If you have any questions on the competition, please send your enquiry to: crea8sustainability@pacificlight.com.sg Registration dateline is 6 August 2018.

Represent SUTD in the 29th International Design Contest (IDC) Robocon!

Tokyo Institute of Technology, 5 Aug, 2018

An annual global robotics competition where students worldwide can bond over a shared passion for robotics, scientific and technological knowledge to improve the world. The participants will work over 2 weeks in groups to design and fabricate robots to accomplish tasks in a given scenario. The competition final will be held on the last day.

Open Call for 22nd ASEF Summer University (ASEFSU22) on "Sustainable Tourism"

Croatia and Slovenia, 12 Sept, 2018

In partnership with Algebra University College, the University of Ljubljana and the University of Primorska, ASEF will organise the 22nd ASEF Summer University (ASEFSU22) on “Sustainable Tourism: Youth driving Green Growth” from 12-23 September 2018 in Croatia and Slovenia. The ASEF Summer University is a 2-week experiential learning journey and “Interdisciplinary Innovathon” where students and young professionals foster cross-cultural exchanges and networks, deepen their knowledge on contemporary issues and propose concrete solutions to societal challenges. For details and applications, please visit the website: http://www.asef.org/projects/themes/education/4467-22nd-asef-summer-university-asefsu22 The deadline for applications is on Tuesday, 3 July 2018.

JCCI Singapore Foundation One Year General Study Scholarships to Waseda University & International Christian University (ICU) 20

July 2018, 8 a.m.

Climate Change Negotiations Training Workshop for Singapore Youth

The Red Box, 113 Somerset Rd, Singapore 238165 and NUS Ridge View Residential College, 25 Lower Kent Ridge Rd, Singapore 119081, 13 Aug - 17 Sept

NUS Energy Studies Institute invites students to apply for an upcoming “Climate Change Negotiations Training Workshop for Singapore Youth”. Further details below. Details of the Workshop Duration: Weekly, from 13 August to 17 September Venue: The Red Box, 113 Somerset Rd, Singapore 238165 and NUS Ridge View Residential College, 25 Lower Kent Ridge Rd, Singapore 119081 Time: 6-8pm Participants: 30 participants under age of 35 Conducted by: Melissa Low, Research Fellow, Energy Studies Institute, National University of Singapore Partners: NUS Office of Environmental Sustainability and Ridge View Residential College (RVRC), National Youth Council Programme Overview Session 1 – Monday, 13 August 2018, 6-8pm @ The Red Box Introduction to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change & the Paris Agreement This session will cover the basics of international climate change policy, including the UNFCCC, Kyoto Protocol and the Paris Agreement and its Paris Agreement Work Programme (PAWP). Session 2 – Monday, 20 August 2018, 6-8pm @ The Red Box The Role of Youth This session will consider the role of youth at the international climate talks and introduce the youth constituency Youth NGOs or YOUNGOs. Session 3 – Tuesday, 28 August 2018, 6-8pm @ The Red Box (*Note that this session is not on Monday) National Perspectives on Climate Change This session will look at the major negotiating positions at the UNFCCC and focus on national perspectives on climate change, including that of major emitters like the United States and China, and negotiating blocs like the European Union, G77 & China, African Group, Arab Group, and Least Developed Countries etc. Session 4 – Online Forum Tracking the Negotiations In the week of 3 September 2018, there will be UNFCCC negotiations in Bangkok. Workshop participants will be tasked to track talks on the Paris Agreement Work Programme and participate in an online forum. See: https://unfccc.int/sites/default/files/resource/InfoNotetoPartiesonAdditionalSession_Revised.pdf Session 5 – Monday, 10 September 2018, 6-8pm @ The Red Box Singapore’s Participation at the UNFCCC This session will cover Singapore’s efforts at the UNFCCC talks and discuss the importance of its whole-of-government approach towards meeting its reporting obligations. Session 6 – Monday, 17 September 2018, 6-9pm @ Ridge View Residential College (Mandatory) Participant presentations & Conclusion At this session, participants will have the opportunity to share what they have learnt and intend to do beyond the workshops, as well as discuss potential collaboration. Those interested to apply should send a short CV and one-page personal statement on how and what you intend to get out of this workshop, and any plans you have for putting into action what you will learn to esimlyx@nus.edu.sg by Friday, 13 July 2018. We will not be considering any late applications.

Brunei Crown Prince CIPTA AWard Competition 2019

Brunei, 31 Oct 2018, 6 p.m.

Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB) invites Singaporeans to participate in the ASEAN Category of the Crown Prince Creative, Innovative Product and Technological Advancement (CIPTA) Award Competition 2019. The New Invention, Innovation and Modification Category covers all new products, processes or technology for the usefulness of society and/or the environment, as well as new modification(s) to any existing product, process or technology which can improve or enhance its functionality or quality. The competition is open to individuals as well as teams. Further information and the registration form can be obtained from www.utb.edu.bn/cipta. The closing date for submitting the entry form is 31 Oct 2018.

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