Monthly Archives: September 2017

InterCommunity 2017: Internet, Media, Culture and Society


This event concluded successfully at 4 pm on Tuesday 19 September. Here are some photos from the day:




If you are interested in the impact of the Internet on Media, Culture and Society, as discussed by expert panelists from around the world in an international video conference, and in participating in the local discussion as well, then the Internet Society Singapore Chapter warmly invites you to Intercommunity 2017 We also invite you to contribute your written comments on the proceedings, for publication and circulation through the Internet Society‚Äôs channels, and for inclusion into the InterCommunity Closing Roundtable in Los Angeles.

This is an open invitation and registration is free – please feel free to share with colleagues and friends.

Date: 19 September 2017
Venue: Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information, 
Small TV Studio (B1-02), Nanyang Technological University 
(shuttle bus provided from City Hall and Pioneer MRT at 10.30 am)
Time: 11am to 4pm

1100 Registration and tea 
1130 Pre-Discussion with Singapore panel
1200 Node Discussion led by Singapore panel
1300 Lunch for pre-registered participants + Node Discussion by Delhi Chapter
1400 Node Discussion by Mauritius Chapter
1500 Node Discussion by Johannesburg Chapter
1600 End

The Singapore Panel:

  • Prof Ang Peng Hwa, Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information,
  • Dr. Norman Vasu, Deputy Head / Coordinator for Social Resilience Program, Centre of Excellence for National Security, RSIS, NTU
  • Kevin Mathews, music journalist and composer/musician, Power of Pop
  • Moderated by Bryan Tan, Education Chair ISOC.SG and Partner, Pinsent Masons MPillay

Discussion topics

  • The role of the Internet and media in the post-factual world
  • The impact of the Internet on social resilience in a multi-cultural society
  • Evolution of culture and pop culture on the Internet and possible futures

Because we are catering lunch and arranging for bus, please register for the event by clicking here by 17 Sep.

We also enclose the InterCommunity 2017 Badge and welcome you to post it on your social media profiles if you’re coming.

Best regards and look forward to seeing you there!