by Principal and Guest Speakers. Sorted by Session: 

Session 1 - 23 May 2011, AM

Singapore Polytechnic

"...Three years ago, I welcomed you, the Class of 2011, to SP during your Freshmen Orientation as a group of teenagers fresh out of school..."

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Ms Sim Ann

Senior Parliamentary Secretary
Ministry of Education
and Ministry of Law

"...SP is Singapore’s oldest polytechnic. Therefore, it has a diverse and successful alumni base..."

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Session 2 - 23 May 2011, PM
Mr Chan Chee Pong

Vice President
Facilities Management & Engineering
Resorts World at Sentosa Pte Ltd

"...Today I am standing here both as a speaker and also a proud parent as my son is seated somewhere out there graduating together with many of you..."

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Session 3 - 24 May 2011, AM
Mr Dirk-Peter van Leeuwen

Vice President
Red Hat Asia Pacific Pte Ltd

"...no matter how you plan your life and career to be at this moment, it is bound to be very different from the reality..."

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Session 4 - 24 May 2011, PM
Mr Neil Johnson

Chief Creative Officer
DDB Group Singapore

"...I’d like to introduce you to my oldest friends at work. I call them Crumple & Chuck..."

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Session 5 - 24 May 2011, Evening
Dato’ Jude Philomen Benny

Managing Partner
Joseph Tan Jude Benny LLP

"...I am particularly pleased to note that your cohort have done SMA proud by raising the SMA overall percentage in the graduating cohort’s pass rate and cumulative GPA...."

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Session 6 - 25 May 2011, AM
Mr Joseph Chua

Account Director
Leo Burnett - Singapore

"...You live in a time where this country is gearing up towards the 4G leadership, where your voices are being heard and acted upon..."

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Session 7 - 25 May 2011, PM
Mr Simon Bong Yew Keng

Managing Partner
Merlion Capital

"...Of all the things that youth bring with it, dreams are the most important..."

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Session 8 - 25 May 2011, Evening
Mr Clement Woon

President and
Chief Executive Officer
Singapore Airport Terminal Services Limited (SATS)

"...I would like to put these things in context and offer you to reach for the 4 soft Cs:  Country, Continuous learning, Commitment, Contribution..."

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Session 9 - 26 May 2011, AM
Dr Jonathan Loh Yuin-Han

Research Fellow
Children’s Hospital Boston, Division of Hematology/ Oncology
Harvard Medical School

"...I recall fondly my own graduation 14 years ago. Like you, I was sitting in the audience..."

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Session 10 - 26 May 2011, PM
Mr Alphonsus Pang

Singapore Computer Society

"...hardware, software and indeed the heartware that makes SP so special..."

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Session 11 - 26 May 2011, Evening
Mr Khoo Teng Chye

Chief Executive
Public Utilities Board

"...This is the SP spirit of “Berhidmat Dengan Keahlian,” meaning “To Serve with Skill”..."

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Session 12 - 27 May 2011, AM
Mr Philip Lim

Chief Executive Officer
Exploit Technologies Pte Ltd

"...There are three key aspects of innovation which I’d like to share with you...."

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Session 13 - 27 May 2011, PM
Major General
Ng Chee Meng

Chief of Air Force

"...it is clear to me that Singapore Polytechnic is committed to making sure that its graduands remain relevant to the industries...."

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