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Bonding Beyond

Borders 2022

Expanding Horizons, Rebuilding Trust

Why Bonding Beyond Borders ?

To build international relationship between our participants by allowing them to understand and appreciate different cultures and inspiring positive, collaborative changes from youths in their communities.

Bonding Beyond Borders (BBB) is a 7-days cross border event focused on bonding and developing relationship between international youths of age 18 to 30 in Singapore and China. BBB will be held virtually from 26 June 2022 to 2 July 2022.

80

Youths

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2

Countries

The objectives of Bonding Beyond Borders

Build

relationship of youths globally and encourage sustainable and meaningful cross-border relationships.

Promote

cross-border understanding and appreciation of both Singapore and China’s history and cultures;

Organize

stimulating open-minded discussions on current affairs to understand issues from fresh perspectives.

Road map to a better world

26 June

0900 - 1730

27 - 1 July

2 July

0900 - 1700

Meet & Learn

Venue: 

Singapore Participants: 
Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS), Block C, Room 4.12

Chinese Participants: VOOV Meetings

0900 - 1200 Ice Breakers
1200 - 1330 Lunch
1330 - 1730 Plenaries

Case Study Preparation

Venue: 

Online for all.

Group-based discussions to create a case study project

Presentations & Reflections

Venue: 

Singapore Participants: Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS), Block C, Room 4.12

Chinese Participants: VOOV Meetings

0900 - 1200 Presentations
1200 - 1330 Lunch
1330 - 1730 Reflections

#youth4trust Dialogue

Supply Chain

Transformation and reconfiguration of regional value chains

The ratification and implementation of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) represents a new milestone for China-ASEAN relations. As economic and trade integration intensifies between the two, the challenge of securing efficient and reliable supply chain networks grows increasingly vital to ensure seamless transit of goods and resources. New geopolitical headwinds have also ushered in new uncertainties for decision makers, who have to traverse in an increasingly fragmented business landscape demarcated by political allegiances. 

26th June , 1330-1500
Voov / Physical

Technology

Advent of Web3.0 and its impact on Fintech

The increasingly cashless and virtual economy of today exemplifies how FinTech has integrated into modern economies with its promise of greater levels of intelligence, connectivity, and transparency. Cryptocurrencies, Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs), and other FinTech innovations have taken the world by storm, their influence accentuated by the advent of Web 3.0 — the next generation of the Internet powered by machine-based understanding of data to create new opportunities in the financial services industry. However, governments and regulators have been cautious in embracing this paradigm shift, with many citing concerns over potential risks and uncertainties surrounding the nature of decentralised financial architectures. 

26th June , 1530-1700
Voov / Physical

* Physical, venue will be located at : Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS), Block C, Room 4.12

BBB 2022 Speakers

Topic : Transformation & Reconfiguration of Regional Value Chains

Koh Chaik Ming

Chief Executive Officer, OIG Asia Pacific

许泽民

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Mr Koh Chaik Ming is the Chief Executive Officer of OIG Asia Pacific, a Shenzhen-based company and is the largest platform company facilitating frozen produce import into China. Mr Koh is responsible for the Asia Pacific region and spearheading the Group’s new industrial real estate initiatives in China.

Xu Zhong Hua

许中华

Chief Operating Officer,

Worldwide Logistics Group

Speaker

Mr Xu Zhong Hua is Chief Operating Officer of Worldwide Logistics Group where he manages the overall business development of the Group's overseas Offices in addition to overseeing trade management of the Asia, Africa, and Oceania regions.

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Ervin Lim

林炜翔

Vice President,

ReefKNot Investments

Moderator
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Mr Ervin Lim is Vice President at ReefKNoT, an early stage US$50m venture fund focued on investing into the supply chain and logistics space globally. Prior to Reefknot, Mr Lim was VP at Lazada running logistics operations projects and as well as group strategy, M&A and government affairs.

Topic : Advent of Web 3.0 and its Impact on Financial Technology (FinTech)

Leslie Tay

Vice President Commercial Banking, Green Link Digital Bank

郑男兴

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Mr Leslie Tay is the Vice President for the Commercial Banking division of Green Link Digital Bank (GLDB). GLDB is the first digital bank to be launched in Singapore, having won the approval for a digital wholesale banking license to be issued by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) in 2020.

Nikhil Ratnam

Executive Director

FinTech Academy

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Mr Nikhil Ratnam has an MBA in Finance from NYU Stern School of Business and has over 20 years of Global Banking experience working in Wall Street and then in Singapore with global banks advising global corporates. He specializes in structuring working capital solutions, developing financial products for payables, receivables and global liquidity management services.

Kevin pang

CEO,

Legatus Global

彭世杰

Speaker
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Mr Kevin Pang has 23 years rich experience as a veteran in the Global IT and Telecommunications industry with the likes of IBM, HP, CSC, BT, Orange, TaTa, Telstra and other global brand names. Kevin has extensive experience in the areas of IT and Telco Technologies, Cloud Computing, Cyber Security and Fintech, covering various verticals.

Jean Foo

Associate Director

FinTech Academy

符钰钏

Moderator
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Ms Jean Foo is Associate Director of Fintech Academy. As part of the Healthcare FinTech Alliance (HFA) Innovation Challenge co-organized by Pfizer, Alibaba Cloud and FinTech Academy, Jean served in moderating HFA’s signature webinars “Entrepreneurship and Investing in Healthcare” and “Investing in Vietnam”.

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Expand Horizons and Rebuild Trust

  • Network with like-minded peers and guest professionals.

  • Learn through dialogues sessions with invited speakers.

  • Explore a new city with your buddy while borders are closed.

Interested to know more?

Calling all youth !!! Still wondering if you should apply for Bonding Beyond Borders 2022? Come join us in our Information Sharing Session via ZOOM on 17th or 20th Jun from 8-9PM SGT to talk to us!

Find the ZOOM Meeting details in the poster or save the meeting link below: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85285856609?pwd=b3lkdWNiTGdWRGw5V2NybzB3amJZUT09

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Be inspired to explore beyond what the world has to offer

Bonding Beyond the Borders is designed to build bonds and trust between Singapore and Shanghai youths through collaborative projects and heart-to-heart talks. Though the days have gone by quite quickly, but the friendships forged have been enjoyable. To sum up this experience, it is a rather eye opening and fruitful journey to understand the lifestyles of our peers in another country such as their pain points and hobbies.

虽然我们各自的语言能力不足,但我们彼此互让,包容和体谅,才能让过程中变得比较轻松。很高兴能够跟中国的伙伴们分享与讨论我们各国在应对社会问题而做出的措施。也感激所有组员的参与。相信我们也收获到不少。

- Ling Yin Tay 

Participant of BBB 2021

Why Bonding Beyond Borders ?

Supporting Organizations

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Our Program Partners

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Interested in our Bonding Beyond Borders ?

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