SMI Forum 2011 - Event Highlights

Event Highlights

The Inaugural Singapore Maritime Institute Forum 2011 took place on 12 October 2011 at the Fusionopolis, Singapore. More than 200 distinguished guests from the maritime industry, IHLs, and SMI’s partners attended the event and came together to discuss on the issues of maritime education & training, research & development, and policy research for the maritime industry in Singapore.

The SMI Forum was graced by the Minister for Transport and Second Minister for Foreign Affairs Mr Lui Tuck Yew, who was the Guest-of-Honour for the event. The other keynote speakers included Dr Raj Thampuran, Executive Director (SERC, A*STAR), and Mrs Mary Seet-Cheng, Special Advisor to the Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore (MPA).

Two parallel discussion tracks with the Offshore & Marine Engineering sector in one and the Port, Shipping, & Maritime Services in the other, were also conducted at the Forum to seek inputs and views of the industry, academia and researchers.