Singapore began its future planning efforts as an experiment in the Ministry of Defence in the late 1980s. In 1995, the Government set up the Scenario Planning Office in the Prime Minister’s Office to develop scenarios from a whole-of-government perspective. The office was renamed the Strategic Policy Office (SPO) in 2003 to reflect the strengthened links between foresight work and strategy formulation. In 2009, the Centre for Strategic Futures (CSF) was established as a futures think tank within SPO to focus on issues that may be blind-spot areas, pursue open-ended long-term futures research, and experiment with new foresight methodologies. Brief history of Singapore’s foresight activities and recent progress on its usage is discusses in this talk.
16:05-16:45 Lecture by Ms. Cheryl CHUNG
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|Date / Time
16:00-17:00, April 26, 2019 (Doors open at 15:30) |
|Speaker||Ms. Cheryl CHUNG, Co-Director, Executive Education, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore|
|Title||Foresight and Public Policy: A Case Study from Singapore|
||Room 1A, 1st Floor, GRIPS|
||Free (Pre-registration required)|