Programme

Clean Environment Convention

The Clean Environment Convention (CEC) is the technical segment of CESS 2018, where industry leaders, academics and regulators network, exchange ideas, and discuss current trends and cutting edge technologies. The CEC comprises four sessions covering the themes of automation, optimisation, behavioural sciences, and smart grids and sensors – all of which are essential technical tools for environmental stewards of tomorrow. During each session, speakers will share innovative breakthroughs, latest findings, and unique insights relating to the industry sectors of Waste Management, Cleaning, Pest Management, Sustainable Energy, and Pollution Control.

Session 1: Finding the Global Maxima: Optimisation in Environmental Systems
11 July 2018
10.00am – 12.30pm

Session Description
Much of environmental management can be approached using systems thinking – breaking down physical problems into optimisation problems. This theme is timely in this age of computational power, and will be relevant to many academics and industry players who are searching for optimal solutions that address the needs of governments and private companies.

Speakers

Dr Chindarat Taylor
Dr Chindarat Taylor

Founder and Director,
Resource Efficiency Pathway, Thailand/UK

Mr Milan Koev

Mr Milan Koev

Head of APAC, REC Solar Pte Ltd

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Ms Elodie Hecq

Head of Sales \ Singapore, BeeBryte

Mr Denis Arguin - Cropped
Mr Denis Arguin

Vice President, Project Development, Enerkem Inc

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Dr Zhang Jingxin

Research Fellow, National University of Singapore

Mr Antoine Ballereau - cropped
Mr Antoine Ballereau

Senior Project Manager,
Engie Lab, Singapore


Session 2: Nudging Forward with Behavioural Sciences: Creative Ways to Solve Environmental Challenges
11 July 2018
10.00am – 12.00noon

Session Description
Environmental issues are behavioural in nature. This theme provides the opportunity for academics, industry players, and government officials to present challenges, propose innovative solutions, or describe case studies that will contribute towards making environmental stewardship a social norm. The appeal of this theme is geared toward those with a technical, social or humanities background.

Speakers

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Dr Serene Koh

Senior Advisor,
Behavioural Insights Team, Singapore

 
Ms Esther An
Ms Esther An
Chief Sustainability Officer,
City Developments Limited
Dr Deepali Sinha Khetriwal - Cropped
Dr Deepali Sinha Khetriwal
Associate Programme Officer,
United Nations University
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Mr Stan Krpan
CEO,
Sustainability Victoria, Victorian Government, Australia
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Ms Selina Patra
Research Assistant,
Singapore University of Technology and Design

Session 3: Smart Grids and Smart Sensors in Environment Management
11 July 2018
2.00pm – 4.00pm

 

Session Description
This theme allows participants to discuss current trends, issues, and opportunities associated to the application of smart grids and sensors within each industry sector. Discussion topics may include technical applications of smart grids and smart sensors, management of big data, physical or conceptual difficulties in incorporating such technology in existing infrastructure, and potential growth possibilities.

Speakers

Dr Raman Velayudhan
Dr Raman Velayudhan

Coordinator, Vector Ecology and Management Unit, Department of Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases, World Health Organization

 
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Mr Lav Agarwal

CEO & Co-founder at SmartClean

 
Mr Christophe Inglin (1)
Mr Christophe Inglin

Managing Director
Energetix

 
Mr Guo Jing Wei - cropped
Mr Guo Jing Wei

President
Everise Technology Ltd

 
Dr Bae Sungwoo - Cropped
Prof Bae Sung Woo

Assistant Professor
National University of Singapore

 

Session 4: Fast Forward: Accelerating Automation in the Environmental Sector
11 July 2018
2.00pm – 4.00pm

Session Description
This theme focuses on robotics and automation and provides the opportunity for discussion and sharing about the technology and engineering that can uplift the environmental sectors. Solution providers, be it from academia or industry, can showcase their advancements, while governments and companies can learn and prepare for potential disruptions that may affect their operations and workforce.

Speakers

Dr Peter Hug
Dr Peter Hug

Managing Director,
EUnited / eu.bac

Mr Oliver Tian

Mr Oliver Tian

Immediate Past President, Singapore Industrial Automation Association (SIAA)

Dr Kaoru Kikuyama

Dr Kaoru Kikuyama

Senior Director, JFE Engineering Corporation

Mr Christophe Cord'homme - Cropped

Mr Christophe Cord'homme

Chief Marketing Director for the Environment & Energy,CNIM

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Ms Evelyn Yeo

Research Assistant,
Singapore University of Technology and Design