New ways of life in 2050 – Presentation at the ESSEC Business School iMagination Week

For its 10th edition, Remi Cesaro was invited at Imagination Week by the ESSEC Business School to share his insights on what the world will look like in 2050. Remi led a one-hour presentation on two major issues, for which we will witness the consequences unfolding: climate change and the depletion of resources. He highlighted their origins, potential consequences, and its significant impact to our lives now up until the foreseeable future. The presentation was followed by a Q&A session.

ESSEC Business School is a world leading education school. They have four campuses around the world – in France, Singapore, and Morocco and they offer a wide range of courses, which include Grande Ecole & Masters, MBA, PHD, etc.

The annual iMagination Week is a 5-day seminar in which students of the Grande Ecole / Master in Management program use their imagination and creativity to think about the future through a series of conferences and team projects; and become responsible innovators.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this 10th edition of the iMagination Week was the first-ever HYBRID launch – happening LIVE [on-campus] and Virtually [online]. The students, tutors, and speakers came together from over 4 continents.

Other guest speakers included:

  • Shailey Hingorani, Head of advocacy and research for women’s rights group Association of Women for Action and Research (Aware)
  • Louis Ng Kok Kwang, Founder of Animal Concerns Research and Education Society & Member of Parliament
  • Swee Chiow Khoo, Singaporean adventurer, author, and motivational speaker
  • Szue Hann TAN, Director of Sustainable Development, MBS, Architect, World Cities Summit Young Leader
  • Professor Seeram Ramakrishna, Director of the Center for Nanofibres and Nanotechnology & Editor of Elsevier Journal Current Opinion in Biomedical Engineering
  • Hossan Leong, Singaporean stage and screen actor, television host, radio deejay, and comedian
  • Vijay Mudaliar, Founder of Native in Singapore
  • Michael Ng, Singaporean illustrator (AKA Mindflyer)
  • Pascal Lambert, Patron – Group Country Head for Singapore, Head of South East Asia and India, Societe Generale

Zero Waste City would like to extend our gratitude to the ESSEC Business School, the students, and other speakers of the event.

If you would like to organise a presentation in your school to educate your students on waste and resource management, climate change, and sustainability, feel free to contact us.

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