Time
Program
8 am to 9 am

Registration

9 am to 12 noon

Morning workshops 

Coffee break (refreshments provided)

12 noon to 1.30 pm

Lunch (at own expense)

1.30 pm to 4.30 pm

Afternoon workshops 

Coffee break (refreshments provided)

20 June 2023, Tuesday - Pre-Conference

 

21 June 2023, Wednesday - Day 1

Time
Program
8 am to 9 am

Registration

9 am to 10 am
10 am to 10.30 am

Coffee break (refreshments provided)

10.30 am to 11.30 am
11.30 am to 1 pm

Lunch (at own expense)

1 pm to 2.30 pm

Academic Presentations & Panels 

1 pm to 2.30 pm

Author Readings at NIE library

2.30 pm to 4 pm

Academic Presentations & Panels 

2.30 pm to 4 pm

Author Readings at NIE library

4 pm to 4.30 pm

Coffee break (refreshments provided)

5 pm

Bus departs NTU

7.30 pm

Author reading at the American Embassy (to be confirmed)

For registered participants

Helpdesk opens at 8.30am everyday of the conference.

 

22 June 2023, Thursday - Day 2

Helpdesk opens at 8.30am everyday of the conference.

 
Time
Program
9 am to 10.30 am

Plenary 1

The Importance of “flash fiction”

10.30 am to 11 am

Coffee break (refreshments provided)

11 am to 12.30 pm

Academic Presentations & Panels 

11 am to 12.30 pm

Author Readings at NIE library

12.30 pm to 2 pm

Lunch (at own expense)

2 pm to 3.30 pm

Academic Presentations & Panels 

2 pm to 3.30 pm

Author Readings at NIE library

3.30 pm to 5 pm

Academic Presentations & Panels 

3.30 pm to 5 pm

Author Readings at NIE library

5 pm to 5.30 pm
Coffee break (refreshments provided)
5.30 pm
Bus departs NTU
7.30 pm to 9 pm

Plenary & public readings at the Arts House

New Directions for the Short Story in Singapore

 (For registered participants)

7.30 pm to 9 pm

Night tour of Clarke Quay (Optional – organized by an external vendor)

23 June 2023, Friday - Day 3

Time
Program
9 am to 10.30 am

Plenary 2 (LT 1)

Diversity in Storytelling: Race, Religion, Sex, Politics: From political correctness to language correctness

10.30 am to 11 am

Coffee break (refreshments provided)

11 am to 12.30 pm

Academic Presentations & Panels 

11 am to 12.30 pm

Author Readings at NIE library

12.30 pm to 2 pm

Lunch (at own expense)

2 pm to 3.30 pm

Academic Presentations & Panels 

2 pm to 3.30 pm

Author Readings at NIE library

3.30 pm to 430 pm

Academic Presentations & Panels 

3.30 pm to 430 pm

Author Readings at NIE library

4.30 pm to 5 pm

Coffee break (refreshments provided)

5 pm to 6 pm
6.30 pm

Bus departs NTU

Helpdesk opens at 8.30am everyday of the conference.

 

24 June 2023, Saturday - Day 4

Time
Program
10 am to 3.30 pm

Discover Singapore Day

Public readings at heritage sites in Singapore

Optional tours around Singapore (Optional – organized by an external vendor)

 6.30pm to 9.30 pm

Helpdesk opens at 8.30am everyday of the conference.