Diamond Sponsor

Surbana Jurong Private Limited (SJ) is one of the largest Asia-based urban, industrial and infrastructure consulting firms. Leveraging technology and creativity, SJ provides one-stop consultancy solutions across the entire value chain of the urbanisation, industrialisation and infrastructure domains.

Headquartered in Singapore, the SJ Group has a global workforce of 13,000 employees in 113 offices across 44 countries in Asia, Australia, the Middle East, Africa and the Americas, and an annual turnover of around S$1.3 billion.

SJ has a track record of over 50 years, and has built more than a million homes in Singapore, crafted master plans for more than 30 countries and developed over 50 industrial parks globally.

SJ’s motto ‘Building Cities, Shaping Lives’ reflects its belief that development is more than just steel and concrete. SJ creates spaces and designs infrastructure where people live, work and play, shaping cities into homes with sustainable jobs where communities and businesses can flourish.

Gold Sponsor

EDF, as the world leading Electricity Company, is an integrated group which operates across the entire energy value chain, from upstream to downstream activities. Sustainability is one of the major focus of the company’s strategy and over 20% of the R&D budget is spent on climate change combat and environmental protection. With more than 2 000 researchers all over the world, EDF is at the cutting edge of many scientific topics, among which sustainable urban development and energy in urban sectors. In 2014, EDF launched the EDF Lab Singapore and the EDF Asian Sustainable Cities Center of Excellence (with the support of EDB) in Singapore to enhance its research program within the highly innovative and ground breaking environment of the city-state. EDF Lab Singapore is working closely with the Housing and Development Board (HDB) to help reach the target of smart and sustainable town planning. EDF Lab Singapore, with the help of EDF R&D, have developed the urban decision support platform EDF City Platform, also called CAVI (City Application and Visual Interface). It embeds all the knowhow of EDF on the topics of energy in the city, environmental modelling, economic analysis and systemic approach. The platform has been developed in a modular way to be able to be enhanced and integrate new development. The platform EDF City Platform is tested by HDB for the refurbishment of mature estates (Yuhua, Jurong East) and the new development of new towns (Punggol). The Add New Neighborhood (ANN) functionality of CAVI allows HDB to upload any HDB neighborhood of Singapore and simulate scenarios of planning.

EDF Lab Singapore is also involved in various research projects and learning programs with the main local universities: NUS, SUTD, NTU, SIT, ESSEC, developing innovative topics like, among others, Integrated Sustainable Design, agent based modeling of populations, micro grids, 3D modelling or ecosystem services review.

Silver Sponsors

Cistri is an abbreviation of city+ strategy+ international and represents Urbis Australia’s international business. Whilst Cistri and Urbis Australia represent clients in different parts of the world, collectively we have one simple goal – to shape the cities and communities for a better future.

Cistri is founded on the same vision, values and purpose of Urbis Australia, including a ‘One Urbis’ culture.

So what does this mean for you? Whether you engage with us in the areas of property economics, research, planning, design, transactions or valuations, you know you’re dealing with the experts working collaboratively to deliver fresh thinking and independent advice and guidance – all backed up by real, evidence-based solutions. We connect you to a better outcome, every time.

Founding partners, the late Mr. Ong Teng Cheong and Mrs. Ong Siew May, established ONG&ONG in 1972. With a track record of over four decades, the firm has earned an unparalleled reputation for offering integrated solutions for the built environment. Our success lies in the high level of creativity, synergy and commitment we provide to our clients. We continually strive to uphold our mission to be the Designers of Our Age transforming ordinary spaces into ones which shape experiences. With a staff strength of over 600, ONG&ONG is currently operating in 11 cities across 10 countries.

Closing Dinner Sponsor

B-DNA Pte. Ltd, short for Belgian – Design, Nature, Architecture; was set up in 2015 by a group of Belgian architectural, engineering, smart solution and product designers who share 30+ years of partner experience in the built environment in Europe and a strong focus on offering research-based, innovative, quirky, lean, sustainable and energy efficient design.

Under the B-DNA umbrella, they are now collaboratively exploring design consultancy opportunities in Southeast Asia and bring a wide range of expertise in all areas of sustainable and energy efficient design, from master planning to all types of buildings and structures, including mixed development projects, hospitals, commercial and residential buildings, institutional buildings, clean-tech & life-sciences laboratories, cold storage hi-bay warehouses, food processing plants…

EZLink Card Sponsor

Swan & Maclaren’s design ethos carries through all our works, approached with creative problem solving. Our services are anchored by the aspirations of each generation, marking each project relevant to its place and time. Our continued mission is to design based on Innovation, Collaboration and Professionalism. With knowledge from its acquired experiences as a foundation, Swan & Maclaren continues to play an important role in developing the built environment around us for Masterplanning, Architecture, Interiors and Landscape Design services.

Lanyard Sponsor

DCA Architects is a multi-disciplinary architecture firm established in 1996. We offer architecture, interior planning and urban design services. DCA has designed several iconic buildings locally. With over 20 years of experience, we have a portfolio of award-winning projects specialising in master planning, high-rise luxury apartments, resorts and hotels, commercial and industrial buildings, both locally and internationally.

DCA creates architecture that is characterized and governed by a specific set of dynamics from the inception stage through the evolution of its design. The principal objective at DCA is to employ the best talents to create noteworthy architecture while continually striving to make positive contributions to the social, natural and built environment.

Networking Reception Sponsor

BM is a leading cognitive solutions and cloud platform company headquartered in Armonk, NY that leverages the power of innovation, data and expertise to improve business and society. Established in 1911, it is the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 employees serving clients in 170 countries. With 24 consecutive years of patent leadership, IBM Research is the world’s largest corporate research organization with more than 3,000 researchers in 12 labs located across six continents. With Watson, the AI platform for business, IBM is building industry-based solutions to real-world problems guided by its “Principles for Transparency and Trust in the Cognitive Era.”

For more information, visit www.ibm.com.