2015 Programme

 

RAFFLES DIALOGUE ON THE FUTURE OF HUMAN WELL-BEING AND SECURITY,
2-3 FEBRUARY, 2015

HENGSWEEKEAT

Guest of Honour:
Mr Heng Swee Keat
Minister for Education, Singapore

Monday 2nd February 2015

Venue: The Ballroom
Attire: Jacket & Tie (Gentlemen)      Office Attire (Ladies)

5.30pm Registration
6.30pm Reception
7.00pm Welcome Address

Professor John Eu-Li Wong
Chairman, Organising Council, Raffles Dialogue 2015
Senior Vice President (Health Affairs), National University of Singapore and
Chief Executive, National University Health System, Singapore

7.10pm Opening Address

Guest of Honour
Mr Heng Swee Keat,
Minister for Education, Singapore

7.30pm Opening Dinner Keynote: Globalisation and Human Well-being

Mr Pascal Lamy
President Emeritus, Notre Europe – Jacques Delors Institute, France
Former Director-General, World Trade Organization

Chair: Professor Mari Pangestu
Professor of International Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Indonesia,
and Former Minister for Trade and Minister for Tourism and Creative Economy, Indonesia

Discussant : Professor Suwit Wibulpolprasert
Vice Chair, International Health Policy Program Foundation and
Health Intervention and Technology Assessment Foundation,
International Health Policy Program,
Ministry of Public Health, Thailand

8.15pm Dinner
9.30pm End of Opening Ceremony (Day 1)

Tuesday 3rd February 2015

Venue: The Ballroom
Attire: Jacket & Tie (Gentlemen)      Office Attire (Ladies)

8.00am Registration
8.30am Opening Remarks

Assoc Professor Yeoh Khay Guan
Deputy Chief Executive, National University Health System, Singapore and
Dean, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine,
National University of Singapore

8.45am Keynote 2: Planetary Health

Dr Richard Horton
Editor-in-Chief, The Lancet, UK

Chair: Professor John Eu-Li Wong, Singapore

Discussant: Professor Asit K. Biswas
Distinguished Visiting Professor, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy,
National University of Singapore

10.00am Coffee Break
10.15am Keynote 3: For Technology to achieve Equity, Equity must be integral to the implementation of Technology

Professor Eva Harris
Division of Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology
Director, Center for Global Public Health
School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley and
President, Sustainable Sciences Institute, San Francisco, USA

Chair: Professor Chia Kee Seng
Dean, Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health,
National University of Singapore

Discussants:
Dr Howard Bauchner
Editor-in-Chief
The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), and
The JAMA Network, USA

Professor Gita Sen
Former Professor, Centre for Public Policy,
Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, India, and
Adjunct Professor, Global Health and Population,
Harvard School of Public Health, USA

11.45am Keynote 4: Building Global Institutions for the Future: Transition and Innovation

Professor Kelley Lee
Director of Global Health,
Faculty of Health Sciences,
Simon Fraser University, Canada

Chair: Professor Tommy Koh
Ambassador-at-Large,
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore

Discussant: Professor Mari Pangestu
Professor of International Economics,
Faculty of Economics, University of Indonesia,
Former Minister for Trade and Minister for Tourism & Creative Economy, Indonesia

1.00pm Lunch
2.00pm Keynote 5: Governments, Markets and Human Security in the 21st Century

Professor Steven Weber
School of Information and Department of Political Science,
University of California, Berkeley, USA

Chair: Professor Kanti Prasad Bajpai
Vice-Dean Research, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy,
National University of Singapore

Discussant: Mr Bilahari Kausikan
Ambassador-at-Large and Policy Advisor,
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore

3.15pm Tea Break
3.30pm Roundtable Discussion

Moderator: Professor Kishore Mahbubani
Dean, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy,
National University of Singapore

Panelists:
Dr Howard Bauchner
Mr Bilahari Kausikan
Mr Pascal Lamy
Professor Mari Pangestu
Professor Gita Sen
Professor Suwit Wibulpolprasert
Professor Asit K. Biswas

5.30pm Closing Remarks

Professor John Eu-Li Wong, Singapore

5.45pm End of Dialogue