In the Spotlight
IPS organised two events that brought together distinguished speakers from around the globe in conversation with local experts and leaders from the people, public and private sectors.
The IPS-MHA Forum on Religion, Extremism and Identity Politics discussed the dangers of mixing religion with politics, through an examination of the rise of identity politics globally and the destructive interplay of religion and politics in neighbouring countries. Remarks by Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam, Ms Farah Pandith and Mr Bilahari Kausikan received much media and public attention.
Two days later, the IPS-IMDA Digital Inclusion Symposium highlighted challenges to the inclusion of groups of marginalised groups in the use of digital technology, with speakers such as Mr Lien Choong Luen and Ms Carrie Tan focusing on topics ranging from universal design and website governance to corporate strategies in the private sector.
Report — Workshop on Human Capital Needs in Industry 4.0
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Against the background of disruption through technological advances and continued evolution of the business landscape, IPS organised a workshop to discuss the implications of Industry 4.0 for workers, and the role of education and industry in preparing them for the new work environment in terms of skillsets and job design.
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Event Report — Ground-Up Efforts at Community Development in Singapore
IPS shared the findings of two case studies it had conducted on voluntary approaches to community development. Bringing together community workers, consultants and professionals engaged in community work, the discussion unearthed insights and tension points in the messy world of community building.
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