[Ubuntu-SG] Invitation to InteresThink

Kelvin Quee kq at kquee.com
Mon Dec 8 16:38:39 UTC 2008

Thanks Heidir... How can I forget you guys?!?!?!?!???!!!

You guys can setup a booth at this event.  :)  Just write in to
team at interesThink.com and tell us what you would like to do. Also - do
join in the lightning talks! Wheee!


Briefly -

InteresThink 3 - Causes & Ideas
Date: 12 December 2008
Time: 6 pm - 10 pm (Pre-Conference activities start at 430 pm)
Venue: The Pod @ The National Library
Website: http://InteresThink.com
Cost: Free (Entirely Run by Your Donations)

InteresThink is a multidisciplinary conference inspired by the TED
Conferences (http://TED.com). Our goal is to bring different people from
different disciplines together to inspire meaningful conversations about
important issues we are deeply passionate about. We are entirely driven
by community donation and volunteers

"InteresThink 3: Causes and Ideas" is our third edition. Speakers
include -

1) Tan Puay Hoon, President, Restroom Association (Singapore)
2) Patrick Lambe, Straits Knowledge
3) Robert Kee, Operation Hope Foundation
4) Alfie Othman, Chairman, Pertapis Centre for Women and Girls &
Managing Director & Director, Ikhlas Holdings Pte Ltd

Douglas Oloughlin (http://jolc.com) will be designing the discussions.

Past speakers at InteresThink include Dr Larry Francis
(ethnomusicologist), Grant Pereira (conservationist), Harish Pillay
(Open Source Software Activist), Dr Ho Khai Leong (Political Science
Lecturer), Adrianna Tan (Travel Writer), Paddy Tan (Technology
Entrepreneur) and Alex Au (Activist).

We are also building a diverse audience. See past and present audience
here -

There will be lightning talks (short 5 minute quick speech) and
Ideas/Causes/Advocacy booths starting from 430pm. Do join us for a
wonderful Friday evening.

Looking forward to see you there!

Direct all questions to myself (slower but may ask you out of a drink)
or the InteresThink Team at team at interesThink.com (faster).

Kelvin Quee
+65 9177 3635


Muhammad Heidir wrote:
> Hi Guys,
> I'm not sure whether you guys heard about this InteresThink before.
> Take a look at this website.
> http://interesthink.com/wiki/ It is an event where different people
> from different disciplinary gather and give a talk. Much like TED. I
> believe there are booths too.
> We could participate in future programs. Give it a thought. Our team
> has been very quiet this few weeks.
> Best Regards,
> Muhammad Heidir
> Member of Team Ubuntu Singapore
> yahoo: dave33bravo | multiply:doksg
> Please avoid forwarding emails which contains little informational value.
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