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Volume 4, Special Issue (March 2014)

Report on BSI Conference 2014

The BSI Conference 2014 on "Liveability in Singapore: Social and Behavioural Issues", held on 10th March at Orchard Hotel, was attended by over 250 participants from academia and the public, private and people sectors. In this Special Issue of our BSI-NEWS, we provide you the summaries of the presentations and visual highlights of the conference.

Speakers at the Conference

Prof Arnoud begins the conference with 
his welcome remarks.

Mr Laurence Lien delivers the first
keynote speech.

Prof David Chan delivers the second keynote speech.

Prof Heng Chye Kiang shares on urban planning & liveability.

Dr Jeremy Lim shares on health & liveabilty.


Assc Prof Tan Ern Ser shares on social
class & quality of life.

Ms Ang Bee Lian shares on social services &
quality of life.

Mr Han Fook Kwang moderating a panel discussion.

Dr Sudha Nair moderating a panel discussion.

Dr Serena Wee facilitating conference proceedings.

Closing Panel Discussion

Panelists (from left): Mr Gerard Ee, Mr Han Fook Kwang, Prof Tommy Koh, Dr Liu Thai Ker
and Prof David Chan addressing questions from the audience on liveability issues in Singapore.  


Some shots of our participants



Summary of Conference Presentations


Keynote Speech (1): Is Singapore Liveable? (Mr Laurence Lien)
Keynote Speech (2): Liveability Matters (Professor David Chan)
Health & Liveability (Dr Jeremy Lim)
Urban Planning & Liveability (Professor Heng Chye Kiang)
Social Class & Quality of Life (Associate Professor Tan Ern Ser)
Social Services & Quality of Life (Ms Ang Bee Lian)



About BSI

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