DUAL NOVEMBER 2014 Update

Here is the DUAL November 2014 Update. As always, dues paying members of the Cornell Club of Singapore are eligible to register for DUAL events.

DUAL Highlights:
1. DUAL Trivia Challenge / American Association Quiz Night – form a team!
2. Thanksgiving cum Year End Celebration – join us for our event of the year!

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1. Saturday, 08 Nov, 2014 05:00pm – 06:45pm – Dartmouth’s Burgundy Wine Tasting: Saturday, November 8, 2014

2. Sunday, 09 Nov, 2014 07:30pm – 10:30pm – U of Michigan Alumni Annual Dinner with Prof Gunter Dufey

3. Tuesday, 11 Nov, 2014 05:15pm – 06:30pm – Lew Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Public Lecture “The Shifts and The Shocks: What We Have Learned – and Have Still to Learn – from the Financial Crisis” By Mr, Martin Wolf

4. Tuesday, 11 Nov, 2014 05:15pm – 06:30pm – Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy’s Public Lecture “The Shifts and The Shocks: What We Have Learned – and Have Still to Learn – From the Financial Crisis”

5. Tuesday, 11 Nov, 2014 06:30pm – 08:30pm – Evening with the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART)

6. Wednesday, 12 Nov, 2014 06:30pm – 10:00pm – Berkeley Club Monthly Happy Hour

7. Thursday, 13 Nov, 2014 07:00pm – 09:00pm – DUAL Trivia Challenge / American Association Quiz Night

8. Sunday, 16 Nov, 2014 04:00pm – 08:00pm – Annual UChicago Booth Beach BBQ, together with Harvard Alumni Club and Penn & Wharton Alumni Club, at East Coast Park: Sunday, 16 November 2014

9. Saturday, 22 Nov, 2014 01:00pm – 05:30pm – Entrepreneurship Seminar – Y-trepreneur

10. Sunday, 23 Nov, 2014 12:00am – 11:59pm – 117th Big Game Viewing

11. Saturday, 29 Nov, 2014 07:00pm – 11:00pm – Thanksgiving cum Year End Dinner

12. Monday, 01 Dec, 2014 07:00pm – 09:30pm – Columbia Journalism School Gathering

13. Career Opportunities – JobStreet.com creates exclusive career website for DUAL members

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1. Saturday, 08 Nov, 2014 05:00pm – 06:45pm – Dartmouth’s Burgundy Wine Tasting: Saturday, November 8, 2014

Come join us in learning about the various wine appellations of Burgundy. We’ll be tasting both red and white Burgundies, and have 11 wines for you to try! Pose your questions to the Sommelier who will take us through the tasting.

Venue: PRAELUM WINE BISTRO, 4 DUXTON HILL, S089590, TEL: 62385287​
Cost: $59 for Dartmouth and Dual members; $61 for friends
RSVP: candice.ling@gmail.com
Please RSVP by November 6, 2013, Thursday. Only 15 spots available!
2. Sunday, 09 Nov, 2014 07:30pm – 10:30pm – U of Michigan Alumni Annual Dinner with Prof Gunter Dufey

UMAS will be holding the Michigan Annual Dinner on 9th Nov 2014, and we welcome our friends at DUAL to join us. This year, we are honored to have Michigan’s very own Prof Gunter Dufey give a presentation on “The Internationalization of the RMB”. Prof GD had recently given this presentation before the German Chamber of Commerce, where it was very well received. It promises to be an intriguing topic; do RSVP early to save a spot.

Venue: Roland’s Restaurant, 89 Marine Parade Central #06-750, Singapore 440089
Cost: $70 per person (DUAL members)
RSVP: kindly go here and click on “Get Ticket”. Simply follow the instructions to sign up and pay.
Contact: You may contact Mingcheng Lim (mingcheng.lim@gmail.com) to indicate your preferences if any, or if you have any queries on the event.

We are pleased to present the menu as follows. 1. Deluxe Combination ( 特色拼盘 ) 2. Braised Fish Maw with Sea Treasure ( 鱼鳔海鲜羹 ) 3. Hong Kong Steam Sea Bass (港蒸金目鲈) 4. Poached Prawns with Chinese Wine ( 花雕笼仔虾 ) 5. Roasted Chicken(脆皮烧鸡) 6. Braised Beancurd Skin With Spinach(豆根菠菜) 7. Braised Ee Fu Noodles(干烧伊府面) 8. Mango Pomelo Sago(杨枝甘露) Do let us know if you have any dietary restrictions; we will do our best to work with the restaurant to meet them. You may also want to find out more about the historic Roland’s Restaurant (since 1956) from their website at http://www.rolandrestaurant.com.sg/
3. Tuesday, 11 Nov, 2014 05:15pm – 06:30pm – Lew Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Public Lecture “The Shifts and The Shocks: What We Have Learned – and Have Still to Learn – from the Financial Crisis” By Mr, Martin Wolf

Th­e severe fi‑nancial crisis that hit high-income countries after 2007 was an event of immense economic and political importance. It undermined both the influence of the West in the global order and the credibility of the western fi‑nancial system. Why did the crisis happen? Have we learned the right lessons from it? What are its implications for the future? ­These are the questions Martin Wolf will address in his lecture, which is based on his new book, The Shifts and the Shocks. Chair by Prof Kishore Mahbubani, Dean, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy.

Venue: Lobby, Oei Tiong Ham Buikding, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, 469C Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 259772
Cost: Admission is free
RSVP: Please register here

Martin Wolf is Associate Editor and Chief Economics Commentator at the Financial Times. He was awarded the CBE (Commander of the British Empire) in 2000 for services to ‑financial journalism. Mr Wolf is an honorary fellow of Oxford University’s Nuffield College and Corpus Christi College, the Oxford Institute for Economic Policy (Oxonia) and King’s College, London. He is also an honorary professor at the University of Nottingham, a Global Fellow of Columbia University in New York and a member of the World Economic Forum’s International Media Council. He holds honorary doctorates from Nottingham University, the London School of Economics, Warwick University and Kingston University in the UK, and Macquarie University in Australia. Mr Wolf has won numerous awards. Mr. Wolf was educated at Oxford University.
4. Tuesday, 11 Nov, 2014 05:15pm – 06:30pm – Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy’s Public Lecture “The Shifts and The Shocks: What We Have Learned – and Have Still to Learn – From the Financial Crisis”

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public is pleased to invite DUAL members to their public lecture on “The Shifts and The Shocks: What We Have Learned – and Have Still to Learn – from the Financial Crisis”. Speaker is Mr. Martin Wolf, Associate Editor and Chief Economics Commentator, Financial Times. The lecture will be chaired by Prof Kishore Mahbubani, Dean, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy.

Venue: Lobby, Oei Tiong Ham Building, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, 469C Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 259772
Cost: Admission is free.
RSVP: Please register at lkyschoolevents@nus.edu.sg

The severe financial crisis that hit high-income countries after 2007 was an event of immense economic and political importance. It undermined both the influence of the West in the global order and the credibility of the western financial system. Why did the crisis happen? Have we learned the right lessons from it? What are its implications for the future? These are the questions Martin Wolf will address in his lecture, which is based on his new book, The Shifts and the Shocks. For more info on the speaker here
5. Tuesday, 11 Nov, 2014 06:30pm – 08:30pm – Evening with the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART)

The Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) is a major research enterprise established by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in partnership with the National Research Foundation of Singapore (NRF) in 2007. SMART is the first entity in the Campus for Research Excellence and Technological Enterprise (CREATE) being developed by NRF. SMART is MIT’s first, and to-date only, research centre outside the United States. It is also MIT’s largest international research programme. MIT faculty members have laboratories at SMART, mentor postdoctoral associates and graduate students, and collaborate with universities, research institutes and industries in Singapore and Asia.

Venue: Create Theatrette, Create Tower Level 2
Cost: $10 for MIT Club of Singapore Members, $20 for Non Members (includes dinner)
RSVP here

Daniel Hastings, the Cecil and Ida Green Education Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics and Engineering Systems, joined the MIT faculty in 1985 and became a full professor in 1993. He has taught seminars and courses in plasma physics, rocket propulsion, aerospace policy and space-systems engineering. Dr. Hastings served as chief scientist to the U.S. Air Force from 1997 to 1999. In that role, he served as chief scientific adviser to the chief of staff and the secretary and provided assessments on a wide range of scientific and technical issues affecting the Air Force mission. He led several influential studies on where the Air Force should invest in space, global energy projection, and options for a science and technology workforce for the 21st century.
6. Wednesday, 12 Nov, 2014 06:30pm – 10:00pm – Berkeley Club Monthly Happy Hour

The Berkeley Club of Singapore invites you to join Golden Bears on second Wednesdays (hump days) for our monthly Happy Hour. Celebrate the passing of half the work week and almost half the month with friend from Cal – UC Berkeley. All are welcome. Please note that our happy hours are no longer on Thursdays. We’ve now moved to Wednesdays.

Venue: ME@OUE (OUE TOWER ROOFTOP)
Cost: Cash Bar
RSVP: None needed
Contact: berkeleyclubofsingapore@gmail.com
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.
7. Thursday, 13 Nov, 2014 07:00pm – 09:00pm – DUAL Trivia Challenge / American Association Quiz Night

Dust off your thinking caps for a night of trivia, food and fun. DUAL is once again joining forces with the American Association of Singapore (AAS) to bring you a great trivia challenge/quiz night. With questions covering geography, sports, movies and more, everyone has a chance to be the champions!

Venue: Brewerkz, 30 Merchant Road, #01-05 Riverside Point, Singapore 058282
Cost: DUAL Members: $35 per person or $180 for team of 6
RSVP: For more information or to register, please go to http://www.aasingapore.com
Contact: Questions: please contact Ms. Ng Hau Yee at hauyee.ng@gmail.com
Space is limited – sign up early!
8. Sunday, 16 Nov, 2014 04:00pm – 08:00pm – Annual UChicago Booth Beach BBQ, together with Harvard Alumni Club and Penn & Wharton Alumni Club, at East Coast Park: Sunday, 16 November 2014

Please save the date for our annual Beach Barbecue at East Coast Park. This year we’re inviting alumni from the Harvard Club of Singapore & the Penn and Wharton Alumni club of Singapore; as always Dual members and families are welcome to join .. Families, friends and better halves are welcome. Be sure to bring along the little ones for some beach fun! It will be a great afternoon of BBQ, refreshing beverages & socializing. We will also be serving vegetarian food. Just be sure email me directly and let me know so I can order enough for everyone. Thanks, Alisha

Venue: East Coast Park Beach (Goldkist section Pits 47 & 48)
Cost: Early bird: $35 for adults, $10 for kids 5-12 years, free for <5 years At the door: $45 for adults, $15 for kids 5-12 years, free for < 5 years
RSVP: Alisha Barnes, UChicago Booth
Contact: Alishaloh@gmail.com , Mobile 91003827
The cut-off for early bird registration is November 12th, otherwise you can pay me at the door. For more details and payment, please visit our Registration Site here.

9. Saturday, 22 Nov, 2014 01:00pm – 05:30pm – Entrepreneurship Seminar – Y-trepreneur

Do you have an idea and is keen to put it into reality but feeling lost as to how and where to begin? Or you have started on your idea but met some obstacles along the way? We aim to help you find your answers! Seize this opportunity to ask all the questions in your mind and hear constructive feedback from our speakers in our entrepreneur seminar on 22nd November. Y-trepreneur objectives are twofold – (i) to educate and empower young women leaders with knowledge in the entrepreneurship space to answer WHY is entrepreneurship for them and WHY is entrepreneurship crucial to businesses and (ii) to facilitate a forum for successful entrepreneurs to share their views and outlook on the entrepreneurship scene.

Venue: Citibank, 8 Marina View Asia Square 1 (North), Level 19
Cost: Tickets are price at $25 per person and a $5 discounts will be given on the total amount if you register with two other friends.
RSVP: Register online now

Young Women Leadership Connection (YWLC) has invited speakers from well-established startup companies to share their success stories with you and answer your questions. These speakers include, Verleen Goh, Founder of Soyato, Natalie Ip, Founder of Dilivr and Phua Hui Jia, Founder of Project Skillseed. Join us at Y-trepreneur to find out how they overcome their challenges and got to where they are today! Also, stand to win attractive prices and a 1 on 1 mentoring session with an experienced entrepreneur by taking part in our competition. More details can be found on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Ytrepreneur or on instagram @ytrepreneursg.
10. Sunday, 23 Nov, 2014 12:00am – 11:59pm – 117th Big Game Viewing

THIS is the game that truly matters! The Berkeley club invites you to a viewing of the 117th Big Game against Stanford on Sunday November 23. The Big Game is the the 5th longest running college football rivalry (dating back to 1892) and it is certainly the oldest among DUAL schools.

Venue: TBA
Cost: Cash Food and Bar
RSVP: berkeleyclubofsingapore@gmail.com or Facebook
Contact: berkeleyclubofsingapore@gmail.com
The time of the game hasn’t been announced yet, but if you’re interested in attending, please email us or register on our Facebook group page. Time and location will be announced once a game time is announced.
11. Saturday, 29 Nov, 2014 07:00pm – 11:00pm – Thanksgiving cum Year End Dinner

It’s time for Thanksgiving cum year-end holiday celebration. Don’t miss this informal social event of the year…Come join us for a grand buffet feast of good ole American-style roasted turkey plus all the trimmings. The following 13 alumni clubs will be jointly co-hosting this joyous occasion: Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, INSEAD, Kings College London, LBS, MIT, Stanford, UC Berkeley, U of Chicago, UPenn and Yale. Some items on the menu: turkey, gravy and cranberry sauce; honey baked ham; mashed potatoes; stuffings; corn on the cob; Christmas pudding; pumpkin pie, etc.

Venue: The American Club, Colonial Room, 3rd Level, 10 Claymore Hill
Cost: $70 for members/spouse of DUAL member clubs; $85 for non-members/spouse of DUAL member clubs; $40 for kids ages 5 to 11; free for kids below 5. Cash Bar.
RSVP: For alumni from co-organizing clubs above, please RSVP to your alumni clubs above by Saturday, 8th November (limit 15 seats per club). You then will be sent a link to PeaTix to make payment by 11 Nov night.
Contact: Please email Ms. Ng Hau Yee at hauyee.ng@gmail.com

In addition, we will once again be having a bit of fun raising funds for the charity “Food from the Heart” http://www.foodheart.org/. Seats are limited – we have a full house every year with a waiting list. So sign up early!! All are welcome to this event even if your alumni club is not listed as a co-organizer.

Once open registration starts on Wed 12 Nov, 8am, anyone can register. The registration PeaTix link will be on the DUAL website http://www.dual.org.sg under this event.

Seats are only confirmed once payment is made. Once paid, you are responsible for finding a replacement if you no longer can attend, but we can help link you with someone on the wait list (if any). No refunds for no shows.
12. Monday, 01 Dec, 2014 07:00pm – 09:30pm – Columbia Journalism School Gathering

Sheila Coronel, the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism’s Dean of Academic Affairs and Director of the Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism will be in town in December and keen to meet alumni and prospective students. She will be sharing more about the data courses Columbia has introduced in its graduate curriculum and in its continuing professional education series. The school has also introduced a core digital skills programme for all its students as part of a major curriculum revamp last year. The Journalism School is also home to the Tow Center for Digital Journalism and the Helen Gurley Brown Institute of Media Innovation, in collaboration with Stanford University’s College of Engineering. More about Dean Coronel: http://www.journalism.columbia.edu/news/910

Venue: Penang Place, 1 Fusionopolis Way, B1-20/24 , http://www.penangplace.com/index.htm
Cost: Just S$20 a head. Cash bar; Malaysian Buffet Dinner (all meats from Halal sources)
RSVP here
Contact: joonlau@gmail.com
Fusionopolis is next to INSEAD, a stone’s throw from NUS and ThomsonReuters HQ at Science Park. It is just off the AYE, parking is cheap and plentiful, with reserved lots open to the public after 7pm. One-north MRT station is directly below in the basement. Asia alums: do join us in Singapore! Please forward this to other alums and prospective students you might know!

13. 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 http://www.jobstreet.com.sg .
You can also find this exclusive JobStreet.com link under “Jobs” on our website http://www.dual.org.sg

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