The Ngee Ann Kongsi hosted a dialogue session with Dr Tony Tan and dinner reception for Students and Alumni of The University of Adelaide as well as AAS members on 16 August.
Dr Tony Tan is a Patron and strong supporter of AAS. He has a distinguished career holding numerous public and private positions. Dr Tan has been noted for his efforts in helping society in his various high political positions, especially in the areas of higher education and research. For his outstanding contribution to Society and AAS, Dr Tan was awarded the Distinguished Australian Alumnus Award by AAS in 2010. He was the key patron to host the Australian Universities International Alumni Convention (AUIAC) organised by AAS and held in Singapore in June 2008. Dr Tan was also the Guest-of-Honour at the AAS 50th Golden Jubilee Anniversary Celebrations in 2005.
Dr Tan is an alumni of the University of Adelaide and has been very supportive of its alumni association in Singapore. He was awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award by his University in 2003.
By Tammie Quai
Secretary & Chair