Christ@Work 2019

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Christ@Work 2019

Date: Monday, 28 October 2019
Time: 8.30 am to 6.00 pm
Venue: Singapore Conference Hall


8.30 am – 9.00 amRegistration
9.00 am – 9.20 amPraise & Worship by Jesus Youth
9.20 am – 9.25 amOpening Prayer by Fr Colin Tan, SJ
9.25 am – 9.30 amWelcome Address by Goh Teik Poh, President, CBN
9.30 am – 10.15 am“Pastoral Reflection: Living the Challenges of God's Ways as a Working Catholic”

By Monsignor Philip Heng, SJ, Vicar General (Administration, Ecumenism and Inter-religious Relations)

The challenges of living the Catholic faith in today's secular world is competing for our attention, distorting our views through relativism and tempting us to think that “success and happiness” is about gold, glamour and gratification. How should we confront such challenges and live a more discerning life and yet be a successful professional? Reflect on this reality with our good shepherd.

10.15 am – 10.45 am“Servant Leadership & Core Values for Businesses for a Sustainable World”

By Lim Boon Heng, Chairman, Temasek Holdings & Chairman, NTUC Enterprise

Jesus is the original model for servant leadership. He came to serve and not be served. Can we emulate Christ’s example in business? What are the core values that should underpin businesses to build a sustainable world?
10.45 am – 11.15 amBreak
11.15 am – 12.15 pmPanel Discussion on “Integrating Faith+Success in Today’s Dynamic Marketplace”

Moderator: Vivienne Lim, Founding Director, Genesis Law & Chairman, IJ Board of Management

Panellists: Ooi Boon Hoe, CEO, Jurong Port
S Devendran, CEO, Sree Narayana Mission
Dylan Ng, CEO, SuperSteam Asia Pacific
Pius Lee, Board Member, Caritas Singapore

Christian businessmen and professionals operate in a highly competitive, dynamic and unforgiving environment. Is our faith and market place success oxymoronic? This diverse panel of entrepreneurs and professionals will share their perspectives of how faith makes good business sense or not.

12.15 pm – 1.15 pmLunch @ Concourse
1.15 pm – 1.30 pmPraise & Worship by Jesus Youth
1.30 pm – 2.00 pm In Conversation with Tony Tay, Founder, Willing Hearts

Host: Bernard Lim, DJ, Producer & Presenter, Money 89.3FM

Tony Tay received the Ramon Magsaysay Award in 2017 for his work with Willing Hearts which he founded in 2003. Willing Hearts has a soup kitchen and 300 volunteers, cooking and distributing some 5,000 meals a day for the poor and needy in Singapore, seven days a week. DJ Bernard Lim will discourse with this man with a big heart on why and how he put his Catholic faith into action, and the trials and tribulations along the way.
2.00 pm – 2.30 pm“Corporate Ethics and the New Capitalism”

By Willie Cheng, Chairman, Catholic Foundation

There is a resurgence of ethics in corporations. Much of it is a response to corporate scandals and the consequent regulations. At the same time, there is a new capitalism emerging, one driven by values and not just value, and focused on stakeholders and not just shareholders. Willie Cheng, a veteran board director, will discuss the trends and how moral capitalism is manifesting in CSR 2.0, social enterprises, inclusive businesses and impact investing.

2.30 pm – 3.00 pm“Discovering the Will of God for Me in the Marketplace: Perspectives from Youths”

By Mark Tang, Head of Markets, QCP Capital & Board Member, Caritas Singapore; and Audrey Tan, Co-Founder, Circles of Angels & Co-Founder, Playmoolah

Youths are faced with a myriad of issues that include: How to align faith with life in a secular environment? When is it time to change jobs or live out God’s plan for us? Money, power and success vs. a life of meaning? How do we hear God’s call? Mark and Audrey will address these hot button issues for youths.

3.00 pm – 3.30 pmCoffee Break
3.30 pm – 4.45 pmQ&A Panel: “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Faith+Work But Were Afraid To Ask!”

Moderator: Andre Ahchak, Director, Communications, Archbishop’s Office & Managing Director, The Catholic News

Panellists: Andrew Sng, Asia Managing Director, DPI & Board Member, Catholic Foundation
Dr John Hui, Deputy Chairman, Archdiocesan Commission for the Family
Sr Wendy Ooi, FSP
Peggy Yee, President, Catholic Lawyers’ Guild
Gerald Lee, Office for Young People

The conference wraps up with an interactive session with a select panel of leaders involved in the different parts of work and life in the Catholic archdiocese even as they are plugged into the outside world. They will answer your questions on matters such as the 10-year pastoral vision, family life, workplace conflicts, bio-ethics, fake news, social media, privacy, and more.

4.45 pm – 4.50 pmClosing Address by Ken Yeow, Chair, Christ@Work 2019 Organising Committee
4.50 pm – 5.00 pmPreparation for Mass
5.00 pm – 6.00 pmMass celebrated by H.E. Marek Zalewski, Apostolic Nuncio to Singapore; Concelebrant Fr Colin Tan, SJ
6.00 pm End of Conference


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Christ@Work Conference 2019
Organised by Catholic Business Network

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