18 July 2019 SAPE Annual Conference





The Private Education Industry


For The Future of Learning


Opening address by Mr Chee Hong Tat, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Trade

and Industry, and Ministry of Education


Signing of SAPE-SAP Next-Gen Partner Agreement


Keynote Address by Mr Remy Choo,  Director, Private Education Regulation

Division, Regulation, Fraud & Enforcement Group, SkillsFuture Singapore


Mr Khor Chern Chuen,  Managing Director, SAP Asia Pte Ltd speaking on

“Intelligent Enterprise – Transformation for process automation, innovation and

optimal experiences”


Global Market Outlook: Uncertainties, Volatility and Prospects  – Mr Alvin Liew,

Senior Economist, Senior Vice President, Global Economics & Markets Research,

United Overseas Bank Ltd


Conference delegates


Ms Jasmine Tang, Co-founder of Empire Code speaking on “Empowering our next

generation with the language of the future”


Mr Robert Smith, Higher Education & Research Industry Lead, Microsoft Asia

Pacific speaking on “A Vision for Institutional Transformation”


Mr Steven Koh, Director, Government Digital Services, GovTech on OpenCerts


Lunchtime talks in the foyer :  Mr Samuel Harris, Amazon Web Services


Workshop 1 – World Cafe – Sharing of best practices by PEIs – in session


Facilitators and Presenters of World Cafe : from right: Ms Jaina Tan, Senior

Assessor, SkillsFuture Singapore,  Mr Albert Lim, Senior Manager, SIM, Dr Aaron Tan,

Director, SIM, Asso Prof Abhishek Bhati, Campus Dean, JCU,  Dr Joanna Barlas,

Senior Lecturer, JCU and Ms Lai Yoke Yeun, SkillsFuture, Singapore


Workshop 2 – Community of Practice on Self Evaluation Questionnaire for EduTrust

Presentersfrom right: Ms Monica de Waal, Nexus International School,  Ms Stella Toh,

Newcastle Research & Innovation Institute, Dr Easwaramoorthy Rangaswamy,

Amity Global Institute, Ms Nidhi Puranik, Singapore Human Resources Institute,

Ms Elaine Ng, Kaplan Singapore (back facing camera)


“Escape Room : A New Paradigm in Education using the Creative & Playful Learning

Pedagogical Model” by Dr Ng Jo-Han, Associate Professor, Director of Foundation

Programme & Head of Quality Assurance, University of Southamption (Malaysia



Ms Anisa Zulfiqar, Business Development Manager, Asia, Pearson Clinical &

Talent Assessment, Pearson Education South Asia speaking on “The Science

behind Predicting Performance”


Ms Goh Lih Ing, Efficacy and Research Manager, Pearson Education South Asia,

speaking on “Motivation and Engaging Learners: A Perspective in Online

and Blended Learning”


Fire-side Chat hosted by SkillsFuture Singapore Industry Development Division

From left: Moderator, Mr Leslie Loh, Founder  & CEO, Lithan Academy,

Dr Christopher Lim, Head of Programme, SIM GE,

Dr Zeng Xianting, Director, Knowledge Transfer Office, SimTech

Dr Michael Choy Seng Kim, Ed.D, Director, Dioworks Learning


Mr Russ Neu, Founder & CEO, Social Collider on “How and why private education

institutions as well as their graduates should and can be socially responsible”


Mr Kannan Chettiar, Co-founder and Managing Director, Avvanz on “IR4-0 and

the skills and competencies companies are looking for”


Mr Chee Tat Hung stopping by the Netpoleon Solutions booth to speak with the



Mr Chee in discussion with Mr Khor,  MD and staff of SAP at their booth


Mr Chee chatting with the staff at the UOB booth