MPA Visiting Professor Public Lecture @ NTU

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MPA Visiting Professor Public Lecture @ NTU
China’s engagement in Africa and a new development of international maritime logistics
MPA Visiting Professor Paul T-W Lee
Department of Business Administration, Soochow University, Taiwan
1545 -1600 Registration & Seating of Participants
1600 -1645 Lecture Presentation by Prof Paul T-W Lee
1645 -1700 Q&A Session
1700 -1815 Networking Reception at the TCT Pavilion
Chairperson: Mr. Lam Yen Chin, Executive Director of Maritime Institute @ NTU

About the topic:

This presentation highlights implications on China’s engagement in the South-South trade liberalisation from the viewpoint of international maritime logistics. Referring to impacts of trade liberalisation and container hub port development strategy in South Africa, this presentation will ponder the following questions: Where is the best location of logistics distribution centre to promote China’s engagement in Africa? What would be the position of Singapore port in newly being developed international maritime logistics on the South-South trade route connecting South America?

About the speaker:

Professor Dr. Paul T-W Lee is Fulltime Invited Professor at Department of Business Administration, Soochow University, Taiwan. He published widely on shipping and port studies on the basis of field knowledge. He worked for several Korean and foreign governments as policy-maker and advisor in maritime sector, including member of Administration Regulatory Reform Committee during the Korean financial crisis, port pricing in Busan container port and container hub port developments in South Africa. He was monthly columnist for Lloyd’s List from 1997-2000 and involved in APEC and UNDP work. He was founding member of international research networks such as IAME, ALRT, and GREEN.

About the chairperson:

Mr. Lam Yen Chin is Executive Director of Maritime Institute @ NTU since April 2012. Prior to joining NTU, he worked 16 years in the maritime industry in ship classification, shipbuilding and port development. Before joining the private sector in 1996, he was Head of International Affairs at National Science and Technology Board (now renamed as A*Star). He served in the Singapore Economic Board (EDB) from 1989 to 1992 and was Director of EDB’s Washington DC Office. Between 1981 and 1989, he held various technical and operational appointments in the Singapore Navy and was based in Germany as Head Overseas Project Office for Singapore’s first missile corvette programme. Mr. Lam graduated in Naval Architecture from University of Hamburg, Germany in 1981. He also obtained a M.Sc. (Industrial Engineering) from National University of Singapore and an Executive MBA from Rutgers University, USA.

Admission is free. Please contact Ms. Lu Ping at +65 6790 4915 or to register. Registration closes on 19 August 2013.

Additional Details

Contact Person - Ms. Lu Ping

Contact Number - +65 6790 4915

Organizer - Centre for Infrastructure Systems, Nanyang Technological University (NTU)


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22 Aug 2013 @ 04:00 PM

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