Fireside Chat with Viswa Sadasivan


Fireside Chat with Viswa Sadasivan

Topic: Dance of Polemics and Pragmatism in Political Transition

About the Speaker
Mr Viswa Sadasivan is regarded as an opinion leader and advocate of Singapore’s evolving socio-political space. He is CEO of Strategic Moves, a specialist strategic and crisis communications consulting practice with a keen interest in policy issues. He is also the founder and Editor-in-Chief of IQ [Inconvenient Questions], a rising socio-political site that seeks to raise the quality and depth of online discourse through robust, reasoned debate.

Viswa has over 3 decades of experience in current affairs and public engagement: as a TV presenter (Feedback, Talking-Point), chairman of the then Feedback Unit's political development division, as a principal mediator with the Singapore Mediation Centre, and as a Nominated Member of Parliament. He has served on several major national committees on economic and policy matters and serves as a board member of SPRING and the Singapore International Mediation Centre, among other civic commitments.

Viswa holds a Master in Public Administration from Kennedy School of Government and Administration, Harvard University where he topped his class in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution.

Date: 11 December 2015, Friday
Time: 7 pm for drinks and dinner; chat from 7:55 followed by Q&A.
Venue: 6B Cluny Park, Singapore 259615.
Please enter via Bukit Timah Road (by Cluny Court or the Botanical Gardens MRT) or Tyersall Road. Please do not go to 6B Cluny Road. If you have a map application, please enter the postal code 259615.

Cost: $30 for Members; $50 for Guests.
Please note that Chatham House Rules will apply.

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Please note that seats for this event are limited since this last Fireside Chat of 2015 will be held at a private residence.

Fri Dec 11, 2015
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM SGT
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