SMART WOMEN IN BUILT ENVIRONMENT

Date : Thursday, 26 October 2017 | Time: 9.00am - 4.00pm
Venue : Singapore EXPO, GHJK Room (Level 1)
 

Organised by the Prestressed and Precast Concrete Society, Structural Engineering World Congress and Sphere Exhibits Pte Ltd, the inaugural SMART Women in Built Environment conference addresses the current progression and empowerment of women professionals in the built environment sector within the region. 
 
The conference features discussions by leading women professionals from Australia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand as well as female representatives from various Government agencies. It will examine roles, responsibilities, challenges and personal journeys of women professionals in the industry, as well as various national initiatives to empower them to excel in the built environment sector. The event is supported by BCA, the National Association of Women In Construction (NAWIC) and the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade).

 

CONFERENCE FEES

 

                                              EARLY BIRD FEE (till 6 Oct 2017)                NORMAL FEE (from 7 Oct 2017)
1-day conference only          
$160.50 (including GST)                                     $214.00 (including GST)
 

 


CONFERENCE AGENDA

 

09.00am - 09.05am      Welcome Speech by Ms. Emily Tan, Conference Organizing Chairman

09.05am - 09.15am      Opening Speech by Guest Of Honour (TBC)

09.15am - 09.40am      Topic: Focus on How to Attract Women to Work in the Built Environment (TBC)
                                     Speaker 1: Ms. Grace Mui, Ag Group Director, Manpower Strategy and Planning Group,
                                      Building & Construction Authority

09.40am - 10.10am      Coffee / Tea Break

10.10am - 10.35am      Topic: Women's Competency in the Construction Sector
                                     Speaker 2: Ms. Liza Ngamtrakulpanit, Vice President,
                                     Thai Contractors Association under H.M. The King's Patronage

10.35am - 11.35am      Panel Discussion
                                     Topic: Women’s Involvement, Role and their Journey in the Construction Sector in the
                                     Various Countries: Challenges of a SMART Women and her Journey

                                     Moderator: Ms. Emily Tan, Managing Director,
                                     TSM Consultancy

                                     Panelist:
                                     Ms. Liza Ngamtrakulpanit, Vice President,
                                     Thai Contractors Association under H.M. The King's Patronage

                                     Ms. Chan Hui Min, Director,
                                     DP Architect - Singapore
                                     Ms. Juana T. Torrano-Tapel, Board of Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering Professional
                                     Regulation Comission, Republic of Philippines

                                     Ms. Sheridan Ingram, Finance Manager, 
                                     John Holland

                                     Ms. Kylee Schoonens, Director, 
                                     Fratelle Group

11.35am - 11.55pm      Speaker 3: 
                                     
Topic: From Concrete to Steel to Timber: Journey of a Women Engineer
                                      Ms. Serena Yap, Technical Director / Head of Building Structure, 
                                      Aurecon Singapore

11.55am - 1.25pm        Lunch & Tour of BuildTech Asia 2017 Exhibition @ Singapore EXPO, Hall 3

1.25pm - 1.50pm          Speaker 4: 
                                     
Topic: Creating Change: How Design And Innovation Brings Opportunity
                                      Ms. Kylee Schoonens, Director, 
                                      Fratelle Group

1.50pm - 2.10pm          Speaker 5: 
                                      Topic: JTC's Drive towards Innovation, Productivity & Sustainability and the
                                      Challenges Excountered

                                      Ms. Finn Tay, Director for New Estates Division 1, 
                                      JTC Corporation

2.10pm - 2.30pm          Speaker 6: 
                                      Topic: Planning Districts from Marina Bay to Jurong Lake
                                      Ms. Estella Kueh, Director (Development Coordination 2),
                                      Urban Redevelopment Authority

2.30pm - 2.50pm          Speaker 7:
                                     Topic: The Soft and Hard; and the Long and Productive
                                      Ms. Ho Pui Ming, Director Commuter & Road Infrastructure,
                                      Land Transport Authority

2.50pm - 3.40pm          Panel Discussion
                                     Topic: Empowering Women in Built Environment (TBC)

                                     Moderator:
                                     Professor Florence Ling
                                     National University of Singapore, Department of Building

                                     Panelist:
                                     Ms. Finn Tay, Director for New Estates Division 1,
                                     JTC 
Corporation
                                     Ms. Estella Kueh, Director (Development Coordination 2),
                                     Urban Redevelopment Authority
                                    
Ms. Ho Pui Ming, Director Commuter & Road Infrastructure,
                                     Land Transport Authority

3.40pm - 3.55pm         Closing Speech by Ms.Helen BadgerDirector/Chairperson,
                                   
National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC)

4.00pm                        End of Conference

 

 

For more information about the conference and registration interest, please contact:
Ms. KSanti at 
DID: +65 6319 4040 or email: ksanti@sph.com.sg
Mr. Foo Meng at DID: +65 6590 3415 or email: mfoo@sph.com.sg

 

Interested to be a sponsor for SMART Women in Built Environment conference?
Please contact Mr. Foo Meng at DID: +65 6590 3415 or email: mfoo@sph.com.sg for more details.

 

 

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