Conference program 

Conference program 

This edition of the Water is Life Conference is hosted online by Maurick College, The Netherlands and Raffles Institution, Singapore

Conference Program 

Day 1: November 22

Time:               16:30 – 18:30 (All timings are in Singapore time, GMT+8)

Webinar:         Sustainable Development for All 

Venue:            Zoom Webinar/ Link and credentials to be sent on successful registration.


(Singapore time GMT +8)
16:30Principals’ Welcome Address
 Spotlight Events
 WIL Game
 Dialogue Session 
 Q&A by Panel
 WIL 2024 Preview
18:30End of opening event

As part of our opening event, we will have a dialogue session “Sustainable Development for all” lined up, featuring leading international as well as local experts on the panel. 

Our keynote speaker and dialogue chairperson, Prof. Asit K. Biswas, has engaged with us in this conference since 2014, and students have found his sharing engaging and enriching.

We have the privilege of the following speaks on ur dialogue panel comprises:

Dialogue Panel Designation  Country
Chairperson and Keynote speaker Prof. Asit K. BiswasDistinguished Visiting Professor, University of GlasgowScotland, UK
Panel Speaker Mr. Chua Soon GuanDeputy Chief Executive, Public Utilities Board, SingaporeSingapore
Panel Speaker Dr. Megumi MutoDeputy Director, Ogata Research Institute, Japan. International Cooperation AgencyJapan
Panel Speaker Prof. Otto SpijkersProfessor, Wuhan University’s China Institute of Boundary and Ocean Studies (CIBOS) & Professor, Wuhan University’s Research Institute of Environmental Law (RIEL)China

Day 2: November 23

Symposium: Project presentations by student participants in different timeslots. Links to ZOOM meeting are sent in private mail

Day 3: November 24

Time:               Starting 10am EUR Time, 5pm SG Time (GMT +8). 

(Singapore time GMT +8)
17:00Closing remarks by organising team
 Cultural exchange
 Remarks by Expert Judges
 Results of Symposium
 WIL Game easter eggs reveal
18:30End of closing event