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Guest of Honour: Mr Tan Chuan-Jin, Speaker of Parliament

Date: 18 January 2019 Friday
Time: 3.00pm to 5.45pm
Venue: Parliament House, Auditorium
Address: 1 Parliament Place, Singapore 178880

Registration closes on 11 January 2019 Friday.

Please note that registration is now closed.

The Programme

Time Event
2.15pm Registration Commences
3.00pm Tour of Parliament House
4.00pm Tea Reception
4.45pm Dialogue with Speaker of Parliament
5.45pm End of Programme


About the Speaker

Mr Tan Chuan-Jin is the current Speaker of the Parliament of Singapore. He has been elected to the post by Members of Parliament (MPs) on 11 September 2017, making him the 10th Speaker of Singapore since the First Legislative Assembly of 1955.

Mr Tan has been an elected MP in the Marine Parade GRC since 7 May 2011. He served as the Minister for Social and Family Development from 9 April 2015 until his election as Speaker on 11 September 2017. He had also been the Minister for Manpower from 1 May 2014 to 8 April 2015.

Prior to his election to Parliament, Mr Tan had served in the Singapore Armed Forces for nearly 24 years. He holds a Master’s Degree in Defence Studies from King’s College in London and a Master’s Degree in Public Management from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore.

Mr Tan is married with two children. He enjoys running and photography. In 2014, he published a book capturing his travel photographs and has auctioned his prints in support of charitable causes.