Updated as of 15th March 2019. Any changes to the schedules will be highlighted, thank you for your patience.


Friday, 15/3

7:00 - 7:15

What is Pecha Kucha?

Damon and Xiu Ting from Yale-NUS Data Science will introduce the speakers and moderators of the night. A Pecha Kucha involves speakers each having 20 slides and 20 second a slide to any topic.

7.15 - 9.00 onwards…

B-CAT: Blockchains for Tracking Climate Action, Prof. Angel Hsu

~To be updated~


Global Mangrove Trust, Dr. Simon J.D. Schillebeeckx

Dr. Simon J.D. Schillebeeckx is Assistant Professor of Strategy & Innovation at the Lee Kong Chian School of Business of Singapore Management University (SMU). Prior to joining SMU in early 2015, Simon obtained a PhD in Management from Imperial College London, worked in sustainable innovation consulting, and obtained degrees in Corporate Social Responsibility and Commercial Engineering. He is also an advisor to blockchain companies like CarbonGrid and DiMuto and a co-founder of the Global Mangrove Trust, a non-profit that seeks to use blockchain technology to support reforestation around the Bay of Bengal.

Systems & Design Thinking, Dr. Martin Waistein

Dr Martin Wainstein is from Yale’s Tsai Centre of Innovative Thinking. Studying the planet from an Astrobiology perspective made him focus on big picture sustainability. He applies complex system thinking to the socio-ecological transformation and energy transition our society faces to meet the climate challenge. He focuses on innovative business models and social entrepreneurship as drivers of paradigm shifts. He believes social innovations are the most powerful technology in the clean energy revolution. He researches these in theory, and tests them in entrepreneurial practice.

The RadicalxChange Movement, Rachel Wu

~To be updated~

Forest Certification & Carbon Accounting, Prof. Detlef Sprinz

~To be updated~


Blockchain in the Energy Market, Martin Lim

~To be updated~


Time Exchange Platform to Incentivise Volunteering, Natalie Doran

Saturday, 16/3

8.30 - 9.00


Please come down on time as swag will be available on a first come first serve basis! Registration is at Tan Chin Tuan Lecture Theatre at Yale-NUS College.

9.00 - 10.00

Introductions & Review of Prompts


Start hacking!

12.00 - 1.00


Lunch will be provided. Please indicate at registration should you have any dietary restrictions.


Deadline for Submission

Keep updated here for where to submit your day’s hard work.


6.00 - 6.30


Dinner will also be provided. We encourage participants to also use this time to run through their presentations.

6.30 - 7.45


Each team is allocated 3 minutes for the presentation and a 1 minute Q&A.

7.50 - 8.20

Judge’s Deliberation & Prize Presentation

8.20 - 9.00


We will be providing some refreshments and have some photo opportunities. We encourage participants to engage with the judges and other teams in a casual networking session.