The Balestier Series Featuring A*STAR’s Chairman Lim Chuan Poh
Lim Chuan Poh, Chairman, A*STAR
Venue : Four Seasons Hotel, Ballroom (second floor), 190 Orchard Boulevard, Singapore 248646
Date : January 18, 2017
Time : 11:45 AM - 1:30 PM
Price : $45.00
Mr. Lim will be sharing his views on A*STAR’s research, innovation and enterprise efforts for Singapore and the region, the emerging interests that the A*Star champions, and the evolving role of A*Star in the years ahead.
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for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)
Lim Chuan Poh was appointed Chairman of
A*STAR in April 2007 to lead the organization in advancing science and
developing innovative technology to further economic growth and improve lives.
Appointed as Deputy Chairman A*STAR in November 2006, Mr. Lim has been a Board
Member of Nanyang Technological University (NTU) since 2003, and the National
Research Foundation since January 2006. His previous appointments included
Chairman of the National Infocomm Security Committee (2010 to 2015) and
co-chair of the National Cybersecurity R&D Executive Committee until April
Mr. Lim is currently the Chairman of the
Governing Board of the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine and adjunct professor
at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at NUS. He is co-chair of the Health and Biomedical
Sciences and the National Robotics Program Steering Committee and a Member of
the Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Executive Committee and the Singtel
Technology Advisory Panel. Internationally, Mr. Lim is a Board and Council
Member of the Science and Technology in Society forum, a Member of Japan’s
World Premier International Initiative Program Assessment and Review Committee,
and a Special Committee Member of the Japan Science and Technology Agency
Advisory Committee. He became a Founding Member of the Board of Governors of
Frost and Sullivan's Economic Development Innovation Council in 2014.
Prior to joining A*STAR, Mr. Lim served as
Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Education (MOE). Before that, he spent
23 years with the Singapore Armed Forces and last held the office of Chief of
Defence Force. He graduated with a BA (Hons) from Cambridge University in
1983. He received an MA from Cambridge
University in 1988, and an MBA from Cornell University in 1993. He attended the
Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School in 2003. Mr. Lim has
been conferred honorary doctorates from Loughborough, Monash, Arizona State
University, Warwick, and Fellowship of Imperial College. The French Government conferred the Order of
the Legion of Honor on him in July 2016.
Corporate tables are available at $425 for 10 seats. Please email Aisyah at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a table.
This luncheon is generously sponsored by: