Seminar on Moving Towards Sustainable Manufacturing - Carbon Footprint and Business Sustainability

Date: 23 Jan 2009 - 23 Jan 2009

Venue: Singapore Manufacturers' Federation (SMa), Room 1,Level 8, 2 Bukit Merah Central, SPRING Singapore Building

Sustainability has become an important issue that concerns the entire community, globally, and growing fast in Singapore. This event aims to motivate the local industry to implement more sustainable manufacturing practices. Associate Professor Sami Kara from the University of New South Wales, Australia, has extensive knowledge in this topic. Participants will also learn about a new Product Carbon Footprint initiative which will be launched in collaboration with SIMTech and Singapore Manufacturers’ Federation (SMa)


Who Should Attend
Senior management, manufacturers, researchers, engineers from the electronics, logistics and precision engineering clusters, government representatives and academicians.
9.00 am     Registration
9.30 am     Welcome Address
9.45 am     Keynote Presentation : Resource Efficiency, Sustainability and Life Cycle Thinking  by A/Prof Sami Kara, University of New South Wales, Australia.
10.45 am  Coffee Break
11.15 am  Moving Towards Sustainable Manufacturing & Carbon Footprint Quantification  by Dr Fatida Rugrungruang, STA Section, SIMTech
11.45 am  Q&A           

12.15 pm   End of Seminar


This is a non-chargeable seminar. However, pre-registration for the course is necessary. Seats are available on a first-come-first-serve basis. 

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Singapore Manufacturers' Federation (SMa)