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AUS 2017 comprises two segments:

Overseas Leg
One of our four Overseas Host Universities (OHU) each develops a 5 day programme aligned with that of the Singapore Leg. Each OHU will host undergraduates from NUS and one of Participating Universities (PU).

Our OHUs includes:
1. Hindu College, University of Delhi, Delhi, India
2. Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
3. Airlangga University, Surabaya, Indonesia
4. Fudan University, Shanghai, China

Singapore Leg
All participants from OHUs and PUs then participates in the Singapore Leg in Cinnamon College, NUS. There, they will share their unique experiences from each Overseas Legs, before resuming the exploration of the theme in the Singapore context through the series of panel discussions and site visits. Finally, participants consolidate their knowledge with the Design Thinking Methodology, proposing solutions to issues surfaced the summit, before presenting their ideas before a panel of experts.

Our Pus include:
1. Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh (VNUHCM), Vietnam
2. Incheon National University (INU), Incheon, South Korea
3. Universitas Gadjah Madah (UGM), Yogyakarta, Indonesia
4. Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), Hong Kong
5. Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore
6. Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT), Singapore

Day 1 : 28th June 2017

1. Launching of the AUS Ideas Springboard
2. Keynote Speech: “Disruptive Change in Everyday Life” by Prof Hang Chang Chieh, founding Executive Director, Institute for Engineering Leadership, NUS
3. Visit to ArtScience Museum Exhibiton “Future World: Where Art Meet Science”

Day 2 : 29th June 2017

1. Keynote speech: “A Sharing Economy for Singapore – Disruptions to Consumption” by Prof Costas Courcoubetis, Director, Initiative for Shdaring Economy Research, SUTD
2. Panel Discussions on Disruptions to “Work/Consumption”
3. Site-visit to Singtel Innovation Centre
4. “Eat Food Trail I” to explore the Disruption to “Eat” aspect

Day 3 : 30th June 2017

1. Keynote speech: “Pushing the Boundaries of Virtual Reality” by Ellie Ngim, Director of BeVRR
2. Site-visit to Lifelong Learning Institute (SkillsFuture Singapore)

Day 4 : 1st July 2017

1. Hands on Virtual Reality gaming experience
2. “Eat Food Trail II” to explore the Disruption to “Eat” aspect

Day 5 : 2nd July 2017

1. Pitching Workshop by NUS Enterprise’s Mentor-in-Residence, Kris Childress
2. Preparation for Final Preparation and Pre-judging

Day 6 : 3rd July 2017

1. Presentations to Judges
2. Closing Ceremony
          a. Closing Speech by Minister Ong Ye Kung, Minister for Education and Second Minister for the Ministry of Defence.
3. Cultural Night
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