Talks & Panels

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  • 5 October 2019
    10:00 am 11:00 am
The weather is great now, but just a couple of weeks back everyone was upset with the haze that enveloped our country, and region. It was the result of open burning in Indonesian plantations, and more specifically, palm oil plantations. It escalated into a blame game between Malaysian and […]
Surin Suksuwan
Surin Suksuwan
Benjamin Loh
Benjamin Loh
  • 5 October 2019
    2:00 pm 3:00 pm
Travel – once a luxury, now a commodity. In recent years, there’s been an influx of low-density boutique hotels popping up across countless cities around the world. With basic needs being met, affordable rates and a guarantee of cleanliness, some travellers have shed the luxury hotels for these smaller […]
Toni Hinterstoisser
Toni Hinterstoisser
  • 5 October 2019
    3:30 pm 4:30 pm
We wake up to a new reality every morning. Chatters abound with social issues, from inequality to the climate crisis. The young and marginalised are fighting for their rights. And on social media, images gain a superpower of their own. They are the barometer for cultural change, the window […]
Yaman Ibrahim
Yaman Ibrahim
Xyza D Cruz
Xyza D Cruz
Tom Potisit
Tom Potisit
Nadirah Zakariya
Nadirah Zakariya
  • 5 October 2019
    5:00 pm 6:00 pm
An amateur space-researcher developed an app to track satellites in the sky. The same app was then used by NASA for their launch missions. All over the world, individuals are developing solutions as a hobby with far greater impact then they imagined. In this session, astronomy enthusiast Isana Kashiwai […]
Isana Kashiwai
Isana Kashiwai
  • 6 October 2019
    11:45 am 12:45 pm
“Why don’t you wear the headscarf? Don’t you know that our God has decreed as such?” “Have you asked for permission from your husband to go out for lunch with your friends? You can’t do anything without his consent.” “Don’t bother fighting with your ex husband. Men will always […]
Rozana Isa
Rozana Isa
Devi Asmarani
Devi Asmarani
  • 6 October 2019
    2:30 pm 3:30 pm
How would you define ethical fashion? In a time of hyper-consumption and fast fashion that has many of us in an accelerated loop of buy and discard, how can we slow things down to look at the spectrum of sustainability when it comes to what we wear? Join four […]
Sasibai Kimis
Sasibai Kimis
Eliza Collin
Eliza Collin
Carolyn Lau
Carolyn Lau
Atiyya Zulkarnain
Atiyya Zulkarnain
  • 6 October 2019
    4:00 pm 5:00 pm
Issac Cheng is the vice-chairman of Demosistō, currently a year three student in Sociology at Shue Yan University. He was inspired by the protests against the National Education curriculum, and proceeded to join Demosisto when he was in secondary school. Cheng specialises in education and youth policies, especially issues […]
Isaac Cheng
Isaac Cheng