Guest of Honour: Mr Desmond Lee
Minister for National Development and Minister-in-Charge of Social Services
Guest of Honour
Mr. Desmond Lee, Minister for National Development and Minister-in-Charge of Social Services will be making a welcome address at Blue Water EduFest prior to the opening of The Ocean Collective Summit (TOCS).
Keynote Speaker: Fabien Cousteau
Aquanaut, Oceanographic Explorer, Environmental Advocate, Founder of The Fabien Cousteau Ocean Learning Centre and Proteus Ocean Group
Blue Water Edufest will also play host to the inaugural two-day educational conference, The Ocean Collective Summit (TOCS) which will feature a panel of iconic speakers across the scientific community, environmental agencies, and non-governmental organisations as they impart their knowledge on saving the oceans and coastlines. The conference is organised by International SeaKeepers Society Asia in cooperation with renowned Oceanographic Explorer, and Environmental Advocate, Fabien Cousteau
Networking Cocktail Party
Make a difference by being part of an experiential and meaningful soiree by the water featuring a bespoke sustainable menu and free flow of beers, and wines.
Blue Water Heroes Awards
The Blue Water EduFest features an awards programme powered by Gen.T called the Blue Water Heroes Awards. It will recognise individuals and organisations who have made significant contributions to advancing the protection and conservation of marine life and the marine environment in Southeast Asia and/or implemented innovative solutions to preserve coastlines and the communities they support.
Three winners will be announced, with each receiving a cash prize and additional benefits that will enable them to further develop their cause, including access to industry experts as well as collaboration and speaking opportunities with ONE°15 Marina and selected partners.
The judging panel selecting the winners is comprised of executives and experts from ONE°15 Marina, WWF-Singapore, Citi Private Bank, National University of Singapore’s Tropical Marine Science Institute and Gen.T.
Party highlights include live performances by jazz vocalist, Joanna Dong and piano prodigy Mikkel Lee and hosted by ex-MTV VJ & Discovery Channel Host, Denise Keller.
Photo credit: Joost van Uffelen, WWF