• Parallel Session D-2
  • Sustainability
  • Panel

Water Sustainability – Collaboration between Science Centres and Public Bodies

Thursday 16 Nov 2017
7F Uranus

Session Concept:
“Clean Water and Sanitation” is an important SDG on sustainable management of water resources. “Singapore – Maintaining a National Psyche of Water Scarcity” covers an international water travelling exhibition and collaboration with local water authority. “Thirsty World: Interpreting Water Scarcity at Science Centres” outlines innovative offerings at the Springs Preserve, that interpret water messages in Las Vegas, including a new exhibit, teaching garden and traveling exhibit. Total Water Management in Hong Kong will also be covered. There is a common requirement of working with water authority. How to make the best collaboration between science centre professionals and public bodies will be discussed.


Chee-kuen Yip
Ex-officio Executive Director/IPC Representative, ASPAC
Hong Kong


Chee-kuen Yip
Ex-officio Executive Director/IPC Representative, ASPAC
Hong Kong
CK helped established the Hong Kong Science Museum and Macao Science Centre as general purpose science centres. Recently he is working on a new water education centre for a government work department and experiencing the differences.
Daniel Tan
Senior Director, Projects & Exhibitions, Science Centre Singapore
Daniel will share Science Centre Singapore’s role in Singapore’s quest for water security through working with various national agencies on exhibitions as well as education programmes including the Public Utilities Board.
Andrew Belanger
Director, Springs Preserve
United States
Springs Preserve is located on the site of the original water source for the arid city, Las Vegas. Andrew works on exhibits that seek to interpret water use and sustainability for water-scarce regions.