• Day 1: 7 September 2017
    8.30am – 7.30pm
  • Day 2: 8 September 2017
    9.30am – 8.30pm
Welcome by Mr Lawrence Wong
Minister for National Development & Second Minister for Finance
Opening by Dr Cheong Koon Hean
Chief Executive Officer, Housing & Development Board
Housing Policies, Governance & Finance
Dr Eugénie L. Birch – Keynote
Nussdorf Professor of Urban Research, University of Pennsylvania
Tea Break
Mrs Dao Harrison
Senior Housing Specialist, The World Bank, Singapore
Mr Peter Hyland
Regional Director, Cistri
Panel Discussion
Networking Lunch
Planning & Design of Liveable Cities
Dr Philipp Rode – Keynote
Executive Director, LSE Cities
Dr Orna Rosenfeld
Senior Housing Expert, UNECE (Switzerland) & Sciences Po (France)
Mr Scott Dunn
Vice President, Strategy & Growth, Southeast Asia, AECOM Singapore
Panel Discussion
Tea Break
Resilient & Inclusive Communities
Prof David Chan – Keynote
Director, Behavioural Sciences Institute, Singapore Management University
Mr Bob Perry
Chairman, Place Leaders Asia Pacific
Ms Somsook Boonyabancha
Chairperson,  Asian Coalition for Housing Rights
Prof Mack Joong Choi
Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Seoul National University
Panel Discussion
Networking Reception
Sustainable Development & Smart Technology
Ms Jacqueline Poh – Keynote
Chief Executive, Government Technology Agency
Dr Iva Bojic
Senior Postdoctoral Associate, Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology
Tea Break
Mr Tan Szue Hann
Head, Sustainability, Surbana Jurong
Speaker – To be confirmed
Networking Lunch
Site Visits

  • Toa Payoh Town – Discover the charm of the HDB heartland, learn more about its heritage and visit galleries
  • Punggol Town – Explore HDB’s first eco and sustainable town through a walking or cycling tour
Dine along MyWaterway@Punggol