Outreach

The following are some recent outreach activities with academia, business and public service agencies by the BSI Director, Professor David Chan, who spoke on applications of behavioural sciences to organisational practices and public policy.
 

Invited panel discussion titled Harnessing Untapped Opportunities for Businesses in the Community, Company of Good Forum & Fellowship Commencement, National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre, Singapore, 2017


Invited panel discussion titled Not If, But When: A Discussion On Terrorism, Police Workplan Seminar, Singapore Police Force, Singapore, 2017.


Invited talk and panel discussion titled Self-care and Well-Being: What is the real cost of societal leadership?, Societal Leadership Summit, Singapore Management University, Singapore, 2016.


Invited Keynote Address titled Enhancing Quality in Healthcare: Application of Behavioural Sciences, JurongHealth Quality Month Ceremony, JurongHealth, Singapore, 2016.


Invited panel discussion titled Strategies for Diversity Management in the Next Decade, Conference on Managing Diversity in Singapore, Institute of Policy Studies, Singapore 2016.


Invited panel discussion titled The Impact of Science and Innovation on Influencing Public Policy and Education, Leaders in Science Forum, Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Singapore 2016.


Invited Keynote Address titled Behavioural Sciences in Action: The Importance of Futures Thinking, Asian Conference of Criminal and Operations Psychology, Singapore 2016.


Invited talk titled Three I’s to Build the Supporting Ecosystem for our Future Economy: Infrastructure, Institutions, Implementation, IPS-CFE Conference on the Future Economy of Singapore, Singapore, 2016.
[LINK, Talk by Professor Chan at 57:00]


Invited talk titled Enabling Positive Experiences and Outcomes in Learning: Translating Behavioural Sciences into Teaching Practice, Teachers' Conference 2016, Ministry of Education, Singapore, 2016.


Invited talk titled Understanding ABC in Singapore: Applying Behavioural Sciences to Culture Building in Schools, West Zone Principals’ Retreat, Ministry of Education, Singapore, 2016.


Invited panel discussion titled Cohesive Diversity, Singapore Perspectives, Institute of Policy Studies, Singapore 2016. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JIygAwziMR0


Invited talk titled From Speculation to Sense-Making: Psychological Capital and People Centricity, Post-Election Conference 2015, Singapore, 2015.


Invited talk titled People-Centric Issues & Policies in Singapore, Singapore Economic Policy Forum, Singapore, 2015.


Invited Keynote Address titled Social Issues and Behavioural Sciences: Implications for Community Development in Singapore, Community Development Councils Symposium, Singapore, 2015.


Invited talk titled Social Issues and Behavioural Sciences: Implications for R&D in Science and Technology in Singapore, Singapore Scientific Conference, Singapore, 2015.


Invited Keynote Address titled Futures Thinking in Urban Solutions: Contributions from Social and Behavioural Sciences, Urban Sustainability R&D Congress, Singapore, 2015.


Invited Keynote Address titled It’s About Time: Conceptual and Methodological Issues in Assessing Longitudinal Changes, National Psychology Graduate Students Conference 2015, National University of Singapore, 2015.


Invited talk titled Singapore as Data Society: An Emerging Ecosystem, Roundtable of Thought Leaders on Innovation in Cities, Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities, Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), 2015.


Invited talk titled Addressing Healthcare and IT issues: Contributions from Social and Behavioural Sciences, National Health IT Summit, MOH Holdings Pte Ltd, 2015.


Invited lecture titled Understanding Social Media in Singapore: Assumptions, Analyses, Actions, Conference on Emerging Trends in the Social Media Domain, Centre of Excellence for National Security, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 2014.


Invited Keynote Address titled Enabling Positive Experiences through Principled Adaptive Leadership: Translating Behavioural Sciences into Educational Policy and Practice, MOE Learning Forum, Ministry of Education, Singapore, 2014.


Invited lecture titled The Science of Happiness and Well-Being, Firefly Leadership Development Programme, Economic Development Board, Singapore, 2014.


Invited keynote address titled Socio-Political Contexts of Public Housing: Contributions from Behavioural Sciences, Senior Management Retreat, Housing Development Board, Singapore, 2014.


Invited address titled Assessment Centre and Competency Assessment, 2nd International Symposium on The Emerging Trends in Human Resource Assessment, Civil Service Development Institute, Republic of China (Taiwan), 2014.


Invited keynote address titled Advances in Understanding Subjective Well-Being: Conceptual and Methodological Issues, 28th International Congress of Applied Psychology, Paris, France, 2014.


Invited keynote address titled Issues of Translational Research for Engagement in Public Policy: Contributions from the Social and Behavioural Sciences, Seminar on Social Science Research Landscape, Singapore Management University, Singapore, 2014.


Invited panelist for Panel Discussion titled How International Is I/O Psychology? Perspectives from Six Continents, Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology, United States of America, 2014.


Invited talk titled Migration and Integration – Diversity and its Strengths at Singapore and Switzerland: Learning from Each Other, held in Zurich, Switzerland, 2014, a seminar jointly organised by Avenir Suisse and the Institute of Policy Studies.

Invited keynote address titled The Why's and What's of Trust and Expectation Matters at Customer Satisfaction Index of Singapore 2013 Q4 and Full Year Presentation, Singapore Management University, Singapore, 2014.


Invited talk titled Differences in Approaches to Emergent Group Differences, Singapore Perspectives 2014, Institute of Policy Studies, Singapore, 2014.


Invited keynote address titled Socio-Political Contexts of Issues in National Development, Ministry of National Development, Singapore, 2013.


Invited talk titled Establishing Good Governance: Science of Happiness and Well-Being, Firefly Leadership Development Programme, Economic Development Board, Singapore, 2013.


Invited talk titled The Anatomy of Trust & Inclusive Growth, Global Social Innovators Forum, Social Innovation Park Ltd, Singapore, 2013.


Invited panelist for Conference on Building a Legacy of Trust in an Engaged Society, Ministry of Communications and Information and Civil Service College, Singapore, 2013.


Invited talk titled Issues in Social and Family Development: Contributions from Behavioural Sciences, Family Development Group, Ministry of Social and Family Development, Singapore, 2013.


Invited talk titled Translational Research Approach to the Study of Trust and Social Resilience: Applications from Behavioural Sciences, Centre of Excellence for National Security Social Resilience Conference, Singapore, 2013.


Invited chairperson on Symposium titled Social Capital, Centre of Excellence for National Security Social Resilience Conference, Singapore, 2013.


Invited talk titled Issues in Social and Family Development: Contributions from Behavioural Sciences, Ministry of Social and Family Development, Singapore, 2013.


Invited talk titled Social Capital and Development, POS2050 Conference, Institute of Policy Studies, Singapore, 2013.


Invited talk titled Issues in Work Health, Safety, and Environment Management: Contributions from Behavioural Sciences, Mercer-HSE Networks, Asia Pacific Health, Safety, and Environmental Forum, Singapore, 2013.


Invited talk titled Social Capital, Social Leadership Singapore Programme, National Volunteerism and Philanthropy Centre, Singapore, 2013.


Invited talk titled Study of Trust in Singapore, National Security Coordination Secretariat, Prime Minister’s Office, Singapore, 2013.

Invited talk titled Addressing Population Challenges: Beyond Economics, Forum on Population White Paper, Economic Society of Singapore, Singapore, 2013.


Invited talk titled Trust and Related Issues in Public Engagement, Ministry of National Development, Singapore, 2013.


Invited address titled Gambling and Subjective Well-Being, National Council on Problem Gambling Conference, Singapore, 2012.


Invited talk titled Well-Being and Related Issues in Social Resilience Research, National Security Coordination Secretariat, Prime Minister’s Office, Singapore, 2012.


Invited discussant on National Values Assessment, Institute of Policy Studies-aAdvantage Roundtable, Singapore, 2012.


Invited lecture titled Issues in Population Challenges: Contributions from Behavioural Sciences, National Population and Talent Division, Singapore, 2012.


Invited address titled Individual Adaptation to Changes at Work for Healthcare Professionals, SingHealth Duke-NUS Scientific Congress, Singapore, 2012.


Invited lecture titled Issues in Economic Development: Contributions from Behavioural Sciences, Singapore Economic Development Board, Singapore, 2012.


Invited lecture titled Issues in Manpower Management: Contributions from Behavioural Sciences, Ministry of Manpower, Singapore, 2012.


Invited address titled Education & Engagement Issues in Environmental Management: Contributions from the Behavioural Sciences, Singapore Environment Institute (SEI), Singapore, 2012.


Invited keynote address titled The 7 C’s of Credibility Assessment, Asia-Pacific Seminar of the American Polygraph Association, Singapore, 2012.
 

Invited talk titled Conceptualizing and Assessing Social Relations and Well-Being, at the Asia-Pacific Conference on Measuring Well-Being and Fostering the Progress of Societies, held in Tokyo, Japan, 2011, jointly organised by Asian Development Bank (ADB), The Economic and Social Research Institute of Japan (ESRI), the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Statistics Korea (KOSTAT), and United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).
 

Invited panelist for Panel Discussion at workshop titled Behavioural Economics and its Applications to Public Policy, Civil Service College, Singapore, 2011.
 

Invited address titled An Evidence-Based Approach to Organisational Development Efforts: Contributions from the Behavioural Sciences, Civil Service College, Singapore, 2011.
 

Invited lecture titled Evidence-based approach to Public Health: Contributions from Behavioural Sciences, Health Promotion Board, Singapore, 2010.
 

Invited keynote address titled Behavioural Sciences and Public Health, 5th Singapore Public Health & Occupational Medicine Conference and 4th Asian Regional Health Technology Assessment Conference, Singapore, 2010.
 

Invited keynote address titled Contextual Issues in Research and Practice of Assessment Centers, International Congress of Assessment Center Methods, Singapore, 2010.
 

Invited lecture titled Behavioural Sciences and Public Policy, 17th Senior Management Programme, Civil Service College, Public Service Division, Prime Minister's Office, Singapore, 2010.
 

Invited address titled Acting responsibly: How to implement social and environmental sustainability, Asia-Pacific Conference Young Leaders Forum, Singapore, 2010.

 

 

 

Last updated on 26 Oct 2016 .