26 August 2012

30 Aug (Thu): Talk on seagrasses at Green Drinks

Siti of TeamSeagrass will share about how seagrass is more than just green stuff in the sea!
Living shores of Changi
Seagrasses at Changi Beach!
Learn about the vital role seagrasses play in maintaining the health of marine ecosystems, the changing face of seagrass landscapes in Singapore and it’s potential for combating climate change.


Also speaking at the event is Chengzi Chew of DHI Group who will speak about Aqua Republica, a new online strategic game that taps into social networks and the phenomenon of serious games. It helps raise awareness and educate stakeholders of the importance and challenges of managing limited natural resources in the face of multiple and often competing demands in the drive towards sustainable development.

About Siti
Siti is the science lead for TeamSeagrass and is currently a doctoral student at the National University of Singapore. She hearts all marine habitats equally and thinks you should too.

About Chengzi
Chengzi Chew has been working for the past 4 years as an engineering consultant at DHI Denmark. He has extensive experience in the water business especially in software design and innovation. He has also been leading the serious game initiative within DHI with a pioneer project together with partners like UNEP (United Nations Environment Program) and Serious Games Interactive.

More about the talk on the Green Drinks blog.

Date: 30 August 2012 (Thursday)
Time: 7.30pm – 9.30pm (talk will be followed by Q&A, then mingling)
Venue: Room 903 (Level 9), NTUC Centre, One Marina Boulevard
RSVP: olivia@greendrinkssingapore.com

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