FastFwd Festival

FastFwd Festival: Creating a Sustainable Future

NewCampus
Lifelong learning school
Class Format
FastFwd Festival

FastFWD Festival (#FastFWDFestival) is a one-day learning festival focusing on the future of work, technology and creativity. Through a series of inspiring talks, intimate discussions and mentoring sessions, this is a place where you will be able to immerse yourself into the trends driving world today. Whether you are an entrepreneur, academic, corporate professional, scientist or artist, there’s a place for you. Be part of the conversation on how we can better prepare for the changing world at #FastFWDFestival.

Description

Last FastFwd Festival, we talked about preparing for an unknown future. This time, we're back with an angle on creating a Sustainable Future, specifically on the Future of Work, Technology & Innovation.

The festival will begin with three keynote speeches on the topics: Future of Work, Technology & Innovation. Then, we have three breakout talks followed by discussions to dive deeper. The festival will conclude with a unique and intimate speed networking session where participants can learn from eight eminent mentors disrupting the future of our world.

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🔶 Event Agenda

Venue: 6 Raffles Boulevard, #03-308, JustCo, Marina Square
Date: Saturday 15th of June
Time: 12:00 - 18:30

🔶 Opening

12:00 - Start registrations

12:30 - Festival Introduction (10 mins) - Lily Wu, Country Manager at NewCampus

12:40 - JustCo Introduction (10 mins) - Ian Chong, Associate Director, Innovation and Partnerships at JustCo

🔶 Section 1: Keynote Speeches (13:00 - 14:00)

Keynote talks on the future of work, technology and innovation. Sets by: Agnes Liew, Chinmay Chauhan & Sandhya Sriram

🔶 Section 2: Breakout Sessions + Discussion (14:20 - 15:20)

The breakout sessions will be held simultaneously within this 1 hour period where you can pick which room to attend. Each individual will be sharing their story followed by 30 minutes of discussion where you will be able to participate and delve deeper into each of the topics.

🔶 Section 3: Speed Networking (15:40 - 16:40)

Don't worry if you don't like mass networking. Neither do we! That's why we've specifically designed this networking to foster real conversation, discussion, and quality connections.

Everyone will be broken up into small, intimate groups of a ~10 people per group with 8 groups. Each of our 8 thought leaders will be allocated to a group each.

This is run as speed networking, round-robin style where each session is 15 minutes before the mentor moves onto the next group. By the end of the 2 hours, you will have had a chance to network with each of the mentors and get to know your group really well.

Sets by: Daniel Tan, Imane Jamal Eddine, Ollie Wood, Chloe Rees, Kimmy Paulino.

15:40 - 1st rapid round-robin style networking session
16:40 - break

Closing Keynote (16:40-17:00)

Open Networking (17:00 - 18:00)

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This event is in partnership with JustCo.

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