DUAL MAY 2014 UPDATE

Upcoming DUAL Events (May/June)
Remember all dues paying* members are eligible to enjoy the DUAL events, held monthly.

* You can join or renew your Cornell Club of Singapore membership here.

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1. Tuesday, 06 May, 2014 11:45am – 01:30pm – AmCham Global Leader Series with Bob McDonald, Former CEO of P&G

American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore is proud to continue its Leader Series with Bob McDonald, Retired Chairman of the Board, President and CEO, P&G. The discussion will focus on business partnerships and is sure to be intriguing. The event will be moderated by Ann Florini (Princeton, MPA ’83), Professor of Public Policy at Singapore Management University and active contributor to/member of DUAL. Registration and additional information may be found at this website

Venue: Intercontinental Singapore

2. Wednesday, 07 May, 2014 07:00pm – 09:00pm – Seminar: Program Management vs Project Management by Professor Mark Gershon, PhD. Temple University

The classic view of a program is that it is a big project, bigger than a project, but still basically a project. The difference is that the program is such a big project that parts of it are projects themselves. This requires the use of a project manager for each of those smaller projects, who then report to the project manager for the larger project. We call that person the program manager. Are you ready to assume the leadership role in program management? Is your company employing the right person to assume this bigger role? Attend this Session to hear from Professor Mark Gershon as he discusses on what it takes to be a successful leader in program management.

Venue: IEEC premises (75 Bukit Timah Road)
Cost: $20 for pre-registered guest; $30 at the door
RSVP: info@ieec.edu.sg

3. Thursday, 08 May, 2014 06:30pm – 10:00pm – Berkeley Club Happy Hour @ ME@OUE

The Berkeley Club of Singapore invites you to join Golden Bears at one of newest rooftop lounges in Singapore.

Venue: ME@OUE (OUE TOWER ROOFTOP)
Cost: Cash Bar (1for1 on select drinks until 8pm)
RSVP: No RSVP needed

ME@OUE is located on the rooftop of the new OUE Tower at Collyers Quay (across from the Fullerton Bay Hotel and near One Fullerton, Customs House,…). You can get to the rooftop at the main lobby and approach the ME@OUE concierge to take the dedicated elevator to the rooftop which offers stunning, unobstructed views of Marina Bay.

4. Saturday, 10 May, 2014 10:30am – 12:30pm – Art in Transit Tour: North-East Line

Art in Transit is a bold and imaginative programme that brings the works of Singapore’s top artists into MRT stations and the lives of all that use them. This unique tour will include four station on the North- East Line. In each station, the Art Outreach guide will highlight and discuss eye-catching artworks that reflect the cultural and historical heritage of the area and its community. The tour will also include insights into the background of the artists and the commissioning of their work. These artworks embrace the best values of public artworks, they are accessible, engaging and they speak to all. Above all, the artworks offer future generations a collection of works that speak eloquently about our lives and times. This tour will take in the following stations: Dhoby Ghaut – Clarke Quay – Chinatown – Outram Park To register for your FREE ticket, please visit http://www.artoutreachprogram.eventbrite.com

5. Wednesday, 14 May, 2014 06:30pm – 11:59pm – Stanford Club of Singapore: Annual Dinner

Stanford Club of Singapore invites you to an evening with friends, and Guest of Honour Mr Lim Swee Say, Minister, Prime Minister’s Office (and Stanford graduate), and networking.

Venue: Hotel Rendezvous, (nearest MRT Station: Dhoby Ghaut or Bras Basah), Singapore (SG).
Cost: Early registration and payment before 30th Apr: $78 for Members, $82 for DUAL, and $92 for Non-Members. Payment from 1st May: $86 for Members, $90 for DUAL, and $100 for Non-members.
RSVP: To attend the Annual Dinner, register now at http://stanfordalumni.org.sg/ right side bar under ‘Upcoming Events’ .
Registration will close on May 10th or earlier if sold out. No walk-ins will be accepted on the day. Registration and payment are on a first come-first served basis. Should the event sell out, we will advise by e mail and posting on this website. In the event where any registration cannot be accepted, the Stanford Club of Singapore will refund the respective amounts received. Membership of the Club is subject to the Club’s Executive Council approval, but you can enjoy the member prices for this event upon joining. Please contact Goh Puay Guan at president@stanfordalumni.org.sg (9099 7336), or Jason Chen at vp@stanfordalumni.org.sg (9857 2896), or secretary@stanfordalumni.org.sg. Additional details are available http://stanfordalumni.org.sg/ right side bar under ‘Upcoming Events’.

6. Thursday, 15 May, 2014 07:00pm – 09:00pm – DUAL Drinks

Do come down and join us for our monthly DUAL Drinks! We have the entire 3rd floor of Wakanui Grill Dining for DUAL Drinks. It will be a great time to relax, catch up with old friends and meet new people!

Venue: Wakanui Grill Dining; 3rd Floor, 70 Boat Quay, Singapore 049858, Tel: 81816321
Cost: $16nett 1for1 Asahi Super Dry bottle (330ml) and Hite (500ml); $20nett 1for1house spirit (Vodka, Gin, Bourbon, Whiskey & Rum), house red & white wine; $7nett 1for1 non alcoholic drinks; 15% off

RSVP: Just Come! Questions: please email hauyee.ng@gmail.com

7. Saturday, 17 May, 2014 02:30pm – 04:00pm – The Life and Art of Georgette Chen

Georgette Chen is regarded as one of the pioneer artist of Singaporean art history and was part of the Nanyang movement. Her paintings combine western painting techniques with Asian themes and alludes a pleasing sense of harmony through its use of colour and composition. This talk traces the life and work of Chen and highlights stylistic distinctions between different periods of Chen’s artistic career, from her early beginnings as an artist in Paris, through to her time spent in China and Hong Kong before finally settling down in Singapore. Our speaker, Mae Anderson, is the Chairman of Art Outreach Singapore. To register for the FREE talk, please visit: http://www.artoutreachprogram.eventbrite.com

Venue: 2 Orchard Link, *Scape, #04-01 Hubquarters, Singapore 237978

8. Tuesday, 27 May, 2014 12:15pm – 01:30pm – LKY School Lunchtime Talk on “Government Secrecy in the Information Age” by Prof Alasdair Roberts

Alasdair Roberts is the Jerome L. Rappaport Professor of Law and Public Policy at Su­olk University Law School. He is a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration and a public member of the Administrative Conference of the United States. His books include Blacked Out: Government Secrecy in the Information Age (Cambridge University Press) and ­e End of Protest: How Free Market Capitalism Learned to Control Dissent (Cornell University Press, 2013). He is also co-editor of the journal Governance.

Venue: Seminar Room 3-5, Manasseh Meyer, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy; 469E Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 259774
Cost: Complimentary.
RSVP: Limited Seats. Please register here.

The talk will be chaired by Dr Ora-Orn Poocharoen, Assistant Professor, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy.

SYNOPSIS • Has the digital revolution made it easier or harder for governments to keep secrets? ‑e controversies over WikiLeaks and Snowden disclosures, and excitement over Open Data initiatives and similar projects, might make us think we live in a new age of transparency. ‑e reality is more complicated. In many ways, technological change has actually complicated the task of monitoring government. And we should not underestimate the capacity of governments to react forcefully against transparency initiatives that threaten vital state interests

9. Wednesday, 28 May, 2014 08:00am – 09:00am – Berkeley Techie Brekkie

The Berkeley Club of Singapore invites members of all DUAL schools working in technology and new media to come, talk all things tech and network with fellow professionals at the next Techie Brekkie.

Venue: The Rotisserie (RAFFLES PLACE), 51 TELOK AYER ST, CHINA SQUARE
Cost: Each attendee pays for their own breakfast
RSVP: Not necessary, but if you have questions, please email: berkeleyclubofsingapore@gmail.com

10. Sunday, 22 Jun, 2014 03:30pm – 06:00pm – DUAL Speed Dating

DUAL will once again be making love connections through our “Spring/Summer” speed dating event! Our last DUAL Speed Dating event was very successful and had a great turnout so please RSVP immediately to reserve your spot! Come alone or with friends – leave with more!

Venue: The Tuckshop, 403 Guillemard Road (Dakota MRT); http://www.facebook.com/thetuckshopsingapore
Cost: $33 includes 2 drinks and finger food.

RSVP: If you are interested in attending the dating event, send an email to SJ at shijing@surf-face.com, giving your name, mobile number, email, sex, university you graduated from.

Target: For those age 35 and below. To ensure equal number of gentlemen and ladies and to prevent no shows, we will be having prepayment for the event. SJ will send you payment instructions to be made via PeaTix. Only after payment has been made and SJ reverts with a confirmation email, you will be successfully registered for this event. Please note no refunds will be processed if you have paid for the event and cannot turn up for any reason. Rules of Engagement: Speed dating is a formalized matchmaking process whose purpose is to encourage people to meet a large number of new people. Guys and girls will rotate to meet each other for a series of short 5 minute “dates” to interact and get to know each other. At the end of the event, each participant will fill out a form to be handed to the organizers stating any of the guys or girls whom you have interest in for a follow up date. We will compile the data and notify any matches. We will be accepting 20 guys and 20 girls.

11. Career Opportunity – Consultant/Senior Consultant, HIS

Position: Consultant/Senior Consultant
Industry: Management Consulting/Economic Planning
Company: IHS
Location: Singapore

We are looking for individuals with a master’s degree and regional experience to fill the position of Consultant or Senior Consultant in our Economics and Country Risk practice. The role involves Asia business development, project scoping and management, thought leadership on Asian business and policy issues, and offers an opportunity to develop as an economist, political analyst, or statistician. We interact with C-level clients across a range of industries in Southeast Asia and Hong Kong. We have a strong emphasis on mentoring and professional development and offer globally competitive salary and benefits. For more on IHS: http://www.ihs.com/index.aspx.

Please contact Nina Laven (Columbia SIPA ’02), Director of Economics and Country Risk, IHS at nina.laven@ihs.com

Please see attached for more details.

12. Career Opportunity – Account Strategist, Criteo

About the role
Criteo is in search of an organized self-motivated Account Strategist to join our Account Strategy team in Singapore. You will be working with advertisers from the contract to implementation as well as help with optimizing our ad campaigns for both Criteo and inventory partners while being responsible for managing, maintaining, and upselling post sale communications with our client partners. You will monitor and optimize existing campaigns to help with increasing our revenue and margins, along with cultivating a strong and productive relationship with clients.

Responsibilities
· Effectively manage relationships with top advertisers and agencies.
· Drive regular client meetings at different levels in the advertiser’s organization.
· Ownership of the contact, event and deal information for all client data in the CRM tool.
· Aggressively grow revenue and track retention of clients and/or agencies.
· Optimize accounts toward improved account performance for the customer.
· Proactively identify and suggest new processes toward enhancing Criteo’s service.
· Encourage feedback from customers to further strengthen Criteo’s products and services.

Requirements
· Four year BA/BS university degree.
· At least 3 years proven experience in direct client relationships in online performance media (affiliate, emailing, search etc.)
· Demonstrated track record of success in offering outstanding customer service and innovation leading to revenue growth and customer retention.
· Ability to asses and resolve advertiser/agency issues encountered in the role.
· Strong analytical and Excel skills. Must be proficient in formulas, vlookups and modeling.
· Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
· Technical knowledge of site tagging, ad serving and ad ops would be an advantage.
· Fluency in English required (minimum TOEIC 800+). Fluency in Mandarin a plus.

If interested, please contact Khanh P. Dang at k.dang@criteo.com

12. JobStreet.com creates exclusive career website for DUAL members

JobStreet.com is pleased to create exclusively for DUAL members, a new and exclusive career site located at http://sg.jobstreet.com/jobs/dual.htm featuring exciting high-level Public and Private sector jobs in Singapore. This site containing pre-selected jobs, caters to distinguished alumni members like yourself and is designed to save you the time and effort in sorting. This website will automatically be refreshed daily to bring you up-to-date jobs. It will also be featured on the DUAL website.

It is best that you save this link as it will not be featured on Jobstreet.com website.
Jobs featured have included

– AVP/VP/SVPs
– Directors/Deputy Directors
– General Managers/CFO/Heads
– Managers
If you wish to view all other private and public sector jobs, you may browse at www.jobstreet.com.sg .
You can also find this exclusive JobStreet.com link under “Jobs” on our website www.dual.org.sg

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DUAL is the Distinguished Universities Alumni League, an umbrella organization comprising members from the following 20 alumni clubs – Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University/Cornell University Hoteliers, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, Imperial College, INSEAD, King’s College London, London Business School, London School of Economics, MIT, NUS MBA, Oxbridge Society, Princeton University, Stanford University, University of California – Berkeley, University of Chicago, University of Michigan, University of Pennsylvania, and Yale University

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