Pre-Forum: The Pre-forum of team-building activities, field work, visits and dialogues with thought leaders from the public service and industry. This will help frame their understanding and enable them to better appreciate the issues at hand.

15 September 2017

Time Programme
8.30am – 9.00am Registration & Breakfast
9.00am – 10.00am PF2017 Opening & Briefing
10.00am – 12.30pm Team Building Activities
12.30pm – 1.30pm Lunch
1.30pm – 2.30pm Speaker Series: Mr. Darren Tan
Lawyer & Social Advocate
TSMP Law Corporation
Singapore Society: My Experience and Reading of It
2.30pm –3.30pm Speaker Series: Mr. Ho Kwon Ping
Executive Chairman
Banyan Tree Holdings
An Uncertain Future; A Global Cultural and Societal Diaspora; How do we cope?
3.30pm – 4.00pm Tea
4.00pm – 5.00pm Sub-Group Discussion
5.00pm – 5.45pm Sub-theme Preparation for Learning Journey
5.45pm – 6.30pm Debrief


18 September 2017

Time Programme
8.30am – 8.40am Registration & Breakfast
8.40am – 8.50am Assemble
8.50am – 12.00pm Local Learning Journeys
12.00pm – 1.00pm Return to Temasek Polytechnic
1.00pm – 2.00pm Lunch
2.00pm – 3.30pm Speaker Series: Mr. Simon Thomas
IBM Singapore
The Future of Technology and Man
3.30pm – 3.50pm Tea
3.50pm – 4.50pm Sub-Group Discussions
4.50pm – 6.00pm Sub-Theme Discussions
6.00pm – 6.30pm Debrief


19 September 2017

Time Programme
8.30am – 9.00am Registration & Breakfast
9.00am – 10.00am Speaker Series: Mr. Aaron Maniam
Senior Director, Industry Division
Ministry of Trade and Industry
Future Economy & Skills – Mission Impossible or a Potential Piece of Cake? How does Technology Change Man?
10.00am – 10.30am Tea
10.30am – 11.30am Sub-Group Discussion
11.30am – 12.30pm Speaker Series: Dr. Tan Lai Yong
Director/Resident Fellow, Outreach and Community Engagement
Senior Lecturer, College of Alice and Peter Tan
Adjunct Lecturer, Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health
National University of Singapore
A Journey of Learning & Serving
12.30pm – 1.30pm Lunch
1.30pm – 2.30pm Sub-Group Discussion
2.30pm – 3.30pm Speaker Series: Mr. Sim Feng-Ji
Director, Future Economy Programme Office
Ministry of Trade & Industry
Shaping Singapore’s Future: The Economic Reality
3.30pm – 4.00pm Tea
4.00pm – 4.40pm Sub-Group Discussion
4.40pm – 6.00pm Group Discussion
6.00pm – 6.30pm Debrief


Residential Programme: 3-day/2-night overseas residential programme where students will participate in facilitated group discussions and guided experiential activities to formulate their recommendations.

20 September 2017

Time Programme
7.00am – 7.45am Departure for JB from Respective Polytechnics
By 9.30am Arrival @Forest City, Malaysia
9.30am – 11.00am Overseas Learning Journey @Forest City
11.00am – 12.30pm Depart to Thistle Hotel
12.30pm – 1.30pm Lunch @Thistle Hotel
1.30pm – 2.00pm Welcome Briefing
2.00pm – 3.00pm Sub-Group Discussion
3.00pm – 3.30pm Tea
3.30pm – 5.30pm Preparation for Group Presentation
5.30pm – 6.30pm Check-In and Freshen Up
6.30pm – 7.30pm Dinner
7.30pm – 9.00pm Inter-Group Presentation &
Feedback by Chief Facilitator and Lead Facilitators
9.00pm – 11.00pm Supper and Preparation for Social Night
11.00pm Lights Out


21 September 2017

Time Programme
8.00am – 9.00am Breakfast
9.00am – 11.00pm Group Preparation for Presentation
11.00am – 11.30pm Tea
11.30am – 1.00pm Group Preparation for Presentation & Interaction with Principals
1.00pm –2.00pm Lunch
2.00pm – 3.00pm Final Group Presentation
3.00pm – 4.00pm Wrap-up by Chief Facilitator
4.00pm – 4.30pm Tea
4.30pm – 7.00pm Final Preparation for Social Night
7.00am – 10.00pm Social Night
11.00pm Lights Out

Closing Ceremony: 22 September 2017, Friday
Time: 2.30pm-4.00pm
Venue: Temasek Polytechnic, Auditorium 1

22 September 2017

Time Programme
8.00am – 9.00am Breakfast & Check-out
9.00am – 9.30am Departure Briefing
9.30am –11.30am Departure to Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore
11.30am – 1.00pm Lunch
1.00pm – 1.30pm Final Touch-up of Students’ “Expression Wall”
1.30pm –2.30pm Closing Ceremony Briefing
2.30pm – 2.40pm Arrival of Guest of Honour, Mr Ong Ye Kung
Minister for Education (Higher Education and Skills)
Prime Minister’s Office
2.40pm – 3.00pm Tour of PF2017 Students’ “Expression Wall”
3.00pm – 4.00pm Closing Ceremony
4.00pm – 5.00pm Refreshments
5.00pm End of Programme