19-21 November 2014
Hilton, Singapore, Singapore
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Multi-Streamed Conference

Tailor-make your own programme by selecting from any of these streams:

Day 1 & Day 2

Stream I : City Regeneration & Urban Planning

This stream focuses on elements of masterplanning and designing town and cities toward a more holistic sustainable development. It would include strategies to take advantage of unused urban areas to create public spaces to promote better community interactions. It would also discuss on utilising mixed-use development approaches to integrate new city projects within an existing development to enhance the economic benefits. At the same, this stream would explore the handling and upgrading of informal settlements in urban areas and how to help the local community respond to urbanisation pressures and whilst obtaining socio-economic benefits. This stream would also expand on utilising green designs to conserve historical sites and create a sustainable city with enhanced energy efficiency.

Stream II :Sustainable Urban Mobility
This stream would elaborate on sustainable urban mobility through the use of public transportation and pedestrian-friendly designs. This would include creating a transit-oriented city with the incorporation of mass transportation to reduce traffic congestion in crowded urban areas. This stream will benefit you in terms of devising Traffic Impact Assessment strategies, as well as, government-driven incentives and policies to improve urban transportation within your city.

Day 3 – Half Day Workshop on Plenary Sessions and Interactive Panel discussions 

Linking Cities to Finance: Overcoming bottlenecks to financing a strategic urban infrastructure investments

In the second half of the day, the workshop would help to exchange perspectives from key factor on the topic together with presentations of specific case studies from Asia and other parts of the world. The course offered would also cater to identify and remove these bottlenecks as cities seek sources for financing their urban infrastructure investments. The sessions would also take a broad perspective on private financing that goes beyond PPP arrangements.

The City Development Initiatives for Asia (CDIA) is a regional partnership program supported by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the governments of Germany, Sweden and Spain assisting medium sized Asian cities in bridging the gap between their development plans and access to funding for financing their strategic urban infrastructure. While initial cooperation focused on linking cities to multilateral and bilateral development funding sources, increasing energies are going into identifying areas for private sector financing through Public and other modalities.


General enquiries

Stefanie Gee
Marketing Assistant

Suite A-20-1, Level 20, Hampshire Place Office,
157 Hampshire, 1, Jalan Mayang Sari,

Fax: +60327236699
Email: StefanieG@marcusevanskl.com

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