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Tech Tarik: Tech x Mental Health

Tech Tarik: Tech x Mental Health

Date: 13 September, 2019

Country: Singapore

Venue: 6 Eu Tong Sen St, #04-88 (Clarke Quay Central - Blue Zone)

Organized by: Ground-Up Innovation Labs for Development

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TECH TARIK is back. For those who are new, TECH TARIK is a platform for members of public can find out first-hand knowledge on issues discussed and connect with experts and like-minded people on issues they care about. This event will consist of speakers' sharing, moderated QnA and networking session afterwards. In other words, an upgraded public lecture with chance to interact with the experts.

We are known to foster no-holds-barred, brutally honest, but respectful discussion about a current subject matter.
We want to discuss and analyse different intersections of mental health and technology. Ultimately, we want to answer: "How can I take care on my own mental health better? How do I accommodate others better, i.e through technology?” Join in with the conversation over dinner and cuppa of teh tarik.

Grab your ticket on: techtarik.com
The talk session of TECH TARIK will be held on 13th September 2019, 7pm onwards. Announcing our panel of speaker:
[1] Bjorn Lee, Founder & CEO of MindFi, a mental wellbeing platform that trains mindfulness to companies and professionals. His solution focuses on mindfulness in a practical format that is unobtrusive to user's lifestyle. He previously worked in technology startups in Silicon Valley, China, Vietnam and is a proud alumNUS.
[2] Tiansern is the CEO of Acceset, an organization which aims to improve access to mental health care by integrating professional help resources to anonymous peer-to-peer support conversations. He clinched the Queen's Young Leaders Award by Queen Elizabeth II herself, in recognition of his positive impact on community.
[3] Pascale Cannon, Data Scientist from Holmusk. He will be sharing on different use of development technology (i.e big data, medical invention) to detect disturbance to mental wellness and his personal insights where hardware invention meets mental wellness
More speakers coming soon...

Moderator:
[1] Saiful Anuar, Interverse. He is interfaith activist for more than 13 years and regularly facilitates dialogues and trains young interfaith leaders in youth groups. He is representing Singapore and the Youth Executive Committee of Inter-Religious Organisation, Singapore at the 10th World Assembly of Religions for Peace International in Lindau, Germany. He is comfortable with unpacking and repacking taboo and controversial topic.

Join in the conversation on: techtarik.com Tickets includes simple dinner and cuppa of hot teh tarik.

[FOLLOW-UP EVENT]
The talk session will be followed with a human library experience, featuring common folks from all walks of life to share how they keep up their own mental wellness despite juggling a few roles. The experience will kick-off with keynote speaker, A/P Roger Ho (Clinical Lead in mental health research from NUS Medicine). He will be sharing insights from research point-of-view and inject his personal observation. The purpose of the human library is two-fold, to show participants on how people from all walks of life deal with mental wellness and to showcase that challenges they face aren't isolated to themselves. The human library will happen on 21st September, 10am.


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