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Jointly organised by Temasek Defence Systems Institute and Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, National University of Singapore, the GiST Series aim to elevate interest in practitioners to solve problems at a higher plane. These workshops enable participants to meet and engage with leading experts in the field of systems thinking.

The inaugural 2-day workshop on 22-23 November will be led by the world-renowned and widely sought-after Professor Heinz Stoewer, President of Space Associates GmbH and former President of the International Council on Systems Engineering. Professor Stoewer has extensive experience in aerospace systems thinking and systems engineering and has worked in various systems, project and management positions in the German and US aviation industries such as Bolkow/EADS and Boeing/MDAC since 1962. In a highly interactive session, the workshop will provide you with an excellent learning opportunity, as well as a venue for the exchange of ideas among an interdisciplinary group of practitioners.

Click here to register by 1 October 2012 to enjoy early bird registration fee.

Speakers in the GiST Series include:  
Prof Daniel Hastings in April 2013
Prof Hillary Sillitto in July 2013
Prof Wolter Fabrycky in October 2013
Prof Stanley Weiss in February 2014
Mr Eric Honour in 2004


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In conjunction to the GiST Series, Temasek Defence Systems Institute and International Council on Systems Engineering Singapore Chapter are jointly organising the Systems Engineering Essay Competition that opens from 15 July to 15 October 2012.

This essay competition is aimed at raising the profile of systems engineering in Singapore and to encourage both working professionals and students to explore and expound on a wide range of its application in Singapore’s context.

Submit your essay of up to 5,000 words to Ms Janey Chng by 15 October 2012.

The winner in each category will receive these prizes at the launch ceremony of the GiST Series on 21 November 2012:

  • Free admission to the 2-day workshop on Project Management and Systems Engineering—Two Industrial “Crown Jewels” by the highly esteemed Professor Heinz Stoewer on 22-23 November 2012
  • Free 1-year membership to International Council on Systems Engineering
  • A certificate of commendation

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