Sensory Odyssey Opening Symposium

Explore the extraordinary legacies of our planet and new ways to imagine sustainable futures at the opening programme of Sensory Odyssey: Into the Heart of our Living World.

Held in conjunction with the launch of the exhibition, the symposium engages with biodiversity experts, conservation advocates and young sustainability leaders to traverse diverse natural ecosystems and consider approaches for environmental stewardship and conservation in a rapidly changing world.

As part of Marina Bay Sands’ collaboration with Conservation International to drive impact and inspire positive change, the programme will culminate in the 10 for Zero Awards Ceremony and panel which spotlight ten of the brightest environmental youth leaders in Singapore who are advocating for a future of zero waste and net zero carbon emissions.

Track 1: Sensory Odyssey Exhibition Opening Talks
2.00pm – 2.10pmWelcome remarks by Adrian George (Director, Programmes, Exhibitions & Museum Services at ArtScience Museum)
2.10pm – 2.35pmTalk by Gwenaël Allan (CEO and Founder of Sensory Odyssey studio)
2.35pm – 3.00pmTalk by Dr Neo Mei Lin (Marine Biologist and Senior Research Fellow at NUS Tropical Marine Science Institute)
3.00pm – 3.25pmTalk by Dr Leong Tzi Ming (Naturalist and Nature Guide)
3.25pm – 3.50pmTalk by Ng Sze Kiat (Mycological Artist and Founder of Bewilder)
3.50pm – 4.15pmPanel Q&A with Gwenaël Allan, Dr Leong Tzi Ming, Dr Neo Mei Lin and Ng Sze Kiat, moderated by Zhang Bao Xin (Curator, Public Programmes at ArtScience Museum)
4.15pm – 4.35pmBreak

Track 2: 10 for Zero Awards Ceremony and Panel

4.35pm – 4.40pmWelcome remarks by Andrea Leong (Senior Manager, Youth and Community Engagement, Conservation International Singapore)
4.40pm – 4.45pmSpeech by Guest-of-Honour Dr Richard Jeo (Senior Vice-President, Conservation International Asia-Pacific Field Division)
4.45pm – 5.05pm10 for Zero Awards Ceremony
5.05pm – 5.40pmPanel moderated by Geraldine Chin (Country Director, Conservation International Singapore)
5.40pm – 6.15pmPanel moderated by Frances Loke (Senior Programmes Manager, Conservation International Asia-Pacific)
Sensory Odyssey
About the exhibition

Wonder at our incredibly diverse and fascinating living world as experienced in Sensory Odyssey – a multi-sensory and immersive exhibition that brings visitors of all ages on a spectacular journey into the heart of our ecosystem.

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About 10 for Zero Awards
About 10 for Zero Awards

Conservation International Singapore is proud to present the 10 for Zero Awards, a celebration of Singapore’s environmental youth leaders. The award recognises the efforts of 10 capable and creative young individuals, aged 18 to 35 years old, advocating for a future of zero waste and net zero carbon emissions.

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27 May, Sat
2pm – 6.15pm
ArtScience Cinema, Level 4
Free admission with registration on a first-come-first-served basis. Limited capacity.

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