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TECH TARIK 2017: Zeroing on Singapore's Food Waste

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As part of World Food Day, TECH TARIK will be confronting the 'horrors and nightmares' of food waste on Friday the 13th. Here's the quicklink to share with your friends: www.techtarik.com

Here's the link to the Facebook page where updates are posted: http://bit.ly/techtarikfoodwasteFB

FOR BANK TRANSFER: Simply transfer your ticket amount to DBS Current 003-940747-5, and update us a screenshot of evidence of payment via WhatsApp (81451343) or email support@groundupinnovation.org

Announcing our diverse entrée for TECH TARIK:
[1] Cong Ying, Assistant Manager of Community & Outreach Department Network, National Environment Agency who has been studying food waste management for the past past decade.

[2] Margarita Seah, Management Associate of The Food Bank Singapore, an organisation dedicated to retrieve unwanted foods and distribute them to the needy via NGOs, charities or soup kitchens.

[3] Nicholas Goh, Founder and CEO of Twin Agri, a company that aims to produce sustainable solutions via eco-friendly technology.

[4] Pui Cuifen, Co-founder of Foodscape Collective, a community-initiated group that advocate growing their own food and preventing food waste via food distribution.

[5] M. Ibnur Rashad, Citizen Scientist and Inventor, who will be sharing briefly on his journeys and adventures working with engineers and villagers in India to preserve food surplus using clean energy. His team's solution was awarded the Mondialogo Engineering Gold Award by UNESCO.

Do we want to be known as a "Throw-Away Nation" in our current struggle on food waste? Since 2016, 791,000 tonnes of food waste has been generated in Singapore, a 40% hike since the past decade. With the increasing tide of food waste, how might it impact Singapore negatively on its environment? Can our current food reduction initiatives stem the tide of food waste? Should we rely on the government to spearhead more initatives and programs, or would the private sector be a more effective solution? What can citizens do to bring food waste towards zero?

For this month's TECH TARIK, we have 5 speakers for our panel, each with different experiences to reduce food waste. If it piques your interest to strategically limit your consumption or utilize your leftovers for a better cause, this one's for you!

Due to limited spaces, express your interest and get your tickets soon. This would also help us order sufficient food and refreshment, and minimise food waste.

We're deeply grateful that we will be having 5 outstanding individuals, joining us this season to share their views and their works to champion the reduction of food waste.

You will get a rare opportunity to learn more about their discoveries, mingle with them in person and get exposed to such breakthrough research at Singapore's own unique beautiful Kampung... and yes, have Teh Tarik under the stars.

And if you would like to stay open, the ORTO Park (and its array of restaurants) is open 24 hours.

For enquiries and bulk orders for 5 pax or more, simply contact support@groundupinnovation.org

As it is a paid event with limited spaces, remember to express your interest early.


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  • The event description was updated. Diff#285273 2017-10-10 05:40:25
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Fri Oct 13, 2017
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM SGT
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Venue
Kampung Kampus (near Khatib MRT)
Tickets
1 Seat + Commemorative event iBam speaker SOLD OUT $100.00
BRING A FRIEND OFFER: 2 Seats (Usual: $50) SOLD OUT $46.00
STANDARD: 1 Seat SOLD OUT $25.00
EARLY BIRD: 1 Seat SOLD OUT $23.00
13-26 YEARS: 1 Seat (Show IC/Student Pass for entry) SOLD OUT $18.00
EARLY BIRD for 13-26 YEARS: 1 Seat SOLD OUT $13.00
Venue Address
91, Lorong Chencharu, Singapore 769201 Singapore
Directions
10 min walk from Khatib MRT station, right next to ORTO Park
Organizer
TECH TARIK: Science & Innovation for Citizens
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