Author Archives: Elizabeth Alley

  1. New Lecture Added to the Progamming: Luís Simões 

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    Luís Simões will be joining us to give a talk about his project World Sketching Tour, on Friday, July 23 at 13:30. See more information about Luís here.

  2. Silent Auction at Symposium Closing Reception

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    We hope you will participate in this year’s Silent Auction, which takes place during the closing reception. All Symposium participants –including participants from all Passes, instructors and volunteers– are invited to donate a sketch to be auctioned. All proceed go towards Symposium expenses. Read more…

  3. What to Know Before You Arrive

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    Information about the Symposium schedule and travel in Singapore is available to help you prepare for the event. You can also check Travel Tips and Frequently Asked Questions for more information.

    See you soon!

    Where to go:

    • On Wednesday, July 22, check in at National Design Centre (NDC) between 14:30 and 18:30 (we are using 24-hour time for the schedule. So, 14:30 = 2:30 PM, etc.)
    • On Wednesday we are hosting a Welcome Sketchwalk at 16:30, to be held at Purvis Street.
    • After the Sketchwalk, join us for a Welcome Reception at 18:45 at the NDC.
    • Schedule information for Thursday, Friday and Saturday can be found here on our site, and has been updated with new information.
    • More information about meeting locations will be available to you when you check in at the Symposium.

    Read more…

  4. Online Registration Closed

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    The Symposium is getting closer – 33 days!

    Registration online is closed as of June 15, 2015. Sketching passes and a limited number of Workshops passes will be available on location at the event. Please see the Registration page for more information.

    Confirmed registrants can still log in to Regonline.com to modify their registration and account details.

  5. Group Accommodations Available

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    Our co-host, Temasek Polytechnic, is offering their learning space, an apartment block at Global Connect Village (GCV) at 21 Tampines Avenue, Singapore 529757, for participants at S$250 (approximately $185 USD) per apartment per day, with a maximum limit of 5 persons per unit.

    Each unit has 3 bedrooms (2 bedrooms with 2 beds each, and 1 bedroom with 1 bed, for a total of 5 beds), living, dining, kitchen, utility room, and 2 bathrooms. The price is offered per apartment, not per person.

    So, get a group of up to 5 participants and share the cost, or book the entire apartment for yourself! Read more…

  6. Late Registration Begins!

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    Be fashionably late to register for the Symposium! Register for Workshop passes while they are still available. Workshops passes are US $475 through June 15, or while they last!

    An unlimited number of Sketching passes are available for US $40.

    We hope to see you in Singapore next month!

  7. Time is Running Out to Register!

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    Visit the Registration page for the link to register for the 2015 Symposium. The standard registration rate of US $455 for the Workshops pass lasts through May 31; the price increases to $475 and closes on June 15. There are a limited number of Workshops passes available. Sketching passes are available for US $40. Hope to see you there!

  8. Introduce Yourselves!

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    Are you attending the Symposium? We’d like to get to know you!

    You can join the Symposium Discussion Forum here on our site, and you can also introduce yourselves on your favorite social media platform – Facebook, Twitter, etc., or your own blog with a link on these platforms – and tag them with #USkSymposium2015. We will repost as many as we can, but you can also follow along and get to know your fellow Symposium attendees.

    We are excited to welcome so many sketchers from all over the world, each with your own style.

  9. Look for us on Twitter and Facebook

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    We are currently on Twitter (@USkSingapore15) and Facebook and tagging our posts with #USkSymposium2015. Follow along for Symposium information and announcements, and things to do and see and eat in Singapore.

  10. Symposium Schedule Posted

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    The Symposium schedule is now available! Use the detailed daily schedule to help you plan your registration. If you are signing up for the Workshops pass you will be able to select your workshops when Standard Registration begins at 16:00 GMT April 11. Activities pass holders will select activities at a later date.

  11. Standard Registration Opens April 11 at 16:00 GMT

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    Standard Registration opens April 11, 16:00 GMT. (To convert the time to your time zone, use the Time Converter.)

    If you are registering for a Workshops pass, use the detailed daily schedule to help you plan your registration. You will be able to select your workshops starting on April 11. Activities pass holders will able to select activities at a later date. Read more…

  12. Standard Registration Opens April 11

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    Standard registration for the 2015 Symposium in Singapore opens on Saturday, April 11. That means you still have time to get your early-bird workshop registration for approximately 10% less than the standard rate!

    Also starting April 11, all Workshops Pass registrants (including those who registered early) will be able to select workshops. Read more…

  13. Announcing Programming

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    A list of programming, including workshops and all activities, is now available. Instructor bios and descriptions of workshops and activities will be linked to this programming list.

  14. Announcing Confirmed Faculty

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    We have posted a list of confirmed faculty, which includes workshop instructors and activity leaders. Full faculty and programming information will be announced March 31.