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Singapore, 13 May 2022 | NOT FOR PUBLICATION
Invitation to the Launch of PIER71™’s Smart Port Challenge 2022
Mr Chee Hong Tat, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Transport, and Deputy Secretary-General, NTUC, will launch Smart Port Challenge (SPC) 2022 as the Guest-of-Honour (GOH) at Singapore Maritime Gallery on 20 May 2022.
2. SMS Chee will make the following announcements during the event:
3. The launch event for SPC 2022 is held in a hybrid format this year and virtual access is also available to journalists.
Details of the event are as follows:
Date: 20 May 2022Time: 1.45 – 4.00 pmVenue: Singapore Maritime Gallery at Marina South PierFormat: In-person and virtual options are available for mediaRegistration: https://pier71-spc2022launch.eventbrite.sg/
Registration and Maritime Innovation Showcase
Media and guests to be seated by 2.20pm
Opening Address by Mr Chee Hong TatSenior Minister of State, Ministry of Transport;Deputy Secretary-General, NTUC
Welcome Address by Professor Chee Yeow MengAssociate Vice President (Innovation and Enterprise)National University of Singapore
Introduction to SPC 2022
Peer Sharing from MarineTech start-ups - to share about their programme experience and their inspiration to join SPC.
4. After the online registration, please inform the following personnel by 17 May 2022 (Tuesday) 2.00pm SGT, so that we can share the media materials with you/your journalist after the event. Please also indicate if you will be attending the launch event in-person or virtually.
Due to limited capacity, please note that seats are limited to one per media publication on a first come first serve basis.
Gerald KhengMaritime and Port Authority of SingaporeGerald_kheng@mpa.gov.sg9711 5431
Priscilla GohNUS EnterprisePriscillagoh@pier71.sg9622 6004
5. The founders and CEOs of the MarineTech start-ups from the peer sharing session as well as grant recipients will be available for media interviews after the launch event, and we seek your assistance to indicate your interview request together with your RSVP.