The Environmental Sustainability Rotary Action Group (ESRAG)
will be attending RICON, the 2024 Rotary International Convention.

May 25-29, 2024


Join us at RICON

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Visit ESRAG House of Friendship
booth #2511.


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Breakout Sessions

MONDAY May 27, 2024

15:00 – 16:00 MELATI 4011: Saving Endangered Species, from Mountain to Marine with Dr. Mina Venkataraman

15:30-16:30 JASMINE 3912: Community Action for Fresh Water with Dr. Mina Venkataraman

    TUESDAY May 28, 2024

    13:00-14:30 SIMPOR 4911: Measuring Results: Demonstrate Your Impact 

    13:30-14:30 HIBISCUS 3706: Learn How Rotary Can Become Carbon Neutral by 2040

    Panelists PRIP Ian Riseley, DGE David Alexander, ESRAG Chair Yasar Atacik, ESRAG Past Chair Pat Armstrong, DGE Ludwig Kalthoff; ESRAG Chair Elect Yavuz Atila, moderating.

    15:30-16:30 MELATI 4011: Creating Hope to End Plastic Soup in the World 

    16:00-17:00 JASMINE 3902: Rotary x Habitat: Local Collaboration Models for Impact

    Elizabeth Henke, co-leader of the Million Solar Panel Challenge will help outline the elements of successful Habitat and Rotary partnerships, drawing on recent examples from Asia-Pacific



    THURSDAY 23 May 2024, 7:00 pm. – 9:00 pm (GMT+8)
    3 Upper Pickering Street, Singapore, 058289

    Indulge in delectable hors d’oeuvres and enjoy soothing light music. Come and mingle with the esteemed leaders of Rotary and the 25 Action Groups. Let’s share experiences and explore opportunities for collaboration as we strive to enhance our service to Clubs and Districts in their sustainable, measurable, impactful projects.

    Registration fee is $90.


    ESRAG Fellowship Dinner

    SATURDAY 25 May 2024, 18:30 pm

    Venue: Eight Treasures, 282A South Bridge Road Singapore 058831
    Cost per pax: S$67 net (with a minimum 25 registrations) in Singapore Dollars

    A delectable 8 Course Chinese Plant-based menu


    WASH Neighborhood in the HOF

    ESRAG will present informally throughout RICON at the WASH Hub. 

    Saturday 25 May, 17:30 -18:00, Community Action for Fresh Water: India – Rajendrakumar V Saraf

    Sunday 26 May, 13:30- 14:30, Harnessing the Sun for Sustainability – Karen Kendrick-Hands and Liz Henke

    Sunday 26 May, 14:30-15:00, Solar Safe Water: A Sunshine Story – Ludwig Kalthoff

    Wednesday 29 May, 12:00-12:15, Plant-Rich Diet and the Impact on WASH – Ambaree Majumdar & friends

    Wednesday 29 May, 13:00-14:00 Upcycle Products from Auto Tires, Recycling Waste with Monetary Benefits to Empower Women, and Recycling Waste with Monetary Benefits, Reuse of Pop Idol  – Rajendrakumar Saraf


    ESRAG members gather

    MONDAY 27 May 14:30-1600, HELICONIA 3413

    ESRAG members gather in a moderated session to share stories: successes, solutions, and concerns.

    Our Themes

    The six key themes for ESRAG to make a difference.


    Sustainable Living



    Food Security

    Circular Economy

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