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Delve Deep into WCS In-Focus Sessions and
Flagship Urban Solution Tracks (FUSTs) on 3rd July!

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World Cities Summit 2012
Delve Deep into WCS In-Focus Sessions and Flagship Urban Solution Tracks (FUSTs) on 3rd July!
Join city leaders and industry experts as they share valuable insights on emerging trends in urban development.

Join our In-Focus sessions, unique platforms for participants to find out more about upcoming city-level projects, industry trends and policies in China, India, Japan and Southeast Asia.
   
In-Focus: China
11.00 am – 12.30 pm
@ Sands Grand Ballroom L,
Level 5
 
Gain a deeper understanding into China's economic and urbanisation trends, seek underlying opportunities available for developers and investors.
In-Focus: India
11.00 am – 12.30 pm
@ Sands Grand Ballroom J,
Level 5

Find out how the sheer pace and scale of urbanisation expected in the near future presents great opportunities and challenges for India.
In-Focus: Japan
11.00 am – 12.30 pm
@ Sands Grand Ballroom G,
Level 5

Discover Japan's latest growth strategies, restoration and recovery plans, urban development trends and unearth collaborative opportunities.
In-Focus: Southeast Asia
11.00 am – 12.30 pm
@ Sands Grand Ballroom B,
Level 5
 
Learn about upcoming city-level projects and developmental hotspots in major Southeast Asian countries.
Distinguished Speakers for In-Focus include:

Masatoshi An
Executive Vice President, Representative Member of the Board, Nikken Sekkei Ltd
Ajit Gulabchand
Chairman & Managing Director, Hindustan Construction Co. Ltd
Li Tie
Director General,
China Centre for Urban Development, NDRC
His Excellency
Nguyen Huu Tin
Vice Chairman,
Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee

Deep dive into Flagship Urban Solution Tracks and uncover the latest trends, best practices and practical solutions in creating liveable and sustainable cities through 8 specially developed tracks.
   
Track I- INTENSE Cities: Achieving levels of urban intensity, not merely density 
1.30 pm – 3.00 pm @ Sands Grand Ballroom L,
Level 5

Examine how urban intensity can be achieved at all levels of planning, through deliberate design and comprehensive solutions.
Track II- ECO Cities: Fad or a sustainable option? 
3.15 pm – 4.45 pm @ Sands Grand Ballroom L,
Level 5

Define an eco-city and share successful strategies adopted by different cities on fostering environmentally conscious communities
Track III- RESILIENT Cities: Designing system-wide responses to external forces
1.30 pm – 3.00 pm @ Sands Grand Ballroom J,
Level 5

Examine how cities can work with business consortiums to encourage key investments and participation in building urban resilience.
Track IV- BIODIVERSE Cities: Sustaining a model of co-existence 
3.15 pm – 4.45 pm @ Sands Grand Ballroom J,
Level 5

Showcase progress in biodiversity conversation through building a sustainable relationship with the surrounding natural environment.
Track V- SMART Cities: Harnessing data and technology, improving efficiency 
1.30 pm – 3.00 pm @ Sands Grand Ballroom J,
Level 5

Explore the best practices of intelligent cities and how technologies and innovation have impacted on and influenced urban infrastructure.
Track VI- MOBILE Cities: In search of new urban mobility models 
3.15 pm – 4.45 pm @ Sands Grand Ballroom G,
Level 5
 
Assess new urban mobility technologies and opportunities for the public and private sectors to align their vision for urban mobility models of the future.
Track VII- INCLUSIVE Cities: Supporting & integrating a productive ageing community 
1.30 pm – 3.00 pm @ Sands Grand Ballroom B,
Level 5
 
Explore challenges posed by an ageing population and how different cities respond to meet the diverse needs of varying demographics. The focus will be on creating a “City for all Ages”, and steps taken towards inclusivity and social harmony.
Track VIII- INVESTING in Cities: Re-inventing and sustaining cities through public-private partnerships 
3.15 pm – 4.45 pm @ Sands Grand Ballroom B,
Level 5

Highlighting the new economic models adopted in emerging markets, as well as opportunities and challenges in the development of these markets.
Distinguished Speakers for Flagship Urban Solution Tracks include:

Dr. Cheong Koon Hean
CEO, Housing & Development Board, Singapore
Edgar Chua
Country Chairman,
Shell Companies in the Philippines
Mark Ebbinghaus
Global Head, Real Estate, Standard Chartered Bank
Alain Flausch
Secretary General of the International Association of Public Transport (UITP)

Wim Kuijken
Dutch Delta Commissioner,
The Netherlands
Gary Lawrence
Vice President,
Chief Sustainability Officer, AECOM
Prof. Carlo Ratti
Director,
MIT SENSEable City Lab
Prof Marilyn Jordan Taylor
Dean and Paley Professor, University of Pennsylvania School of Design

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exhibitors and hosted buyers to engage with potential partners prior to the event.
We welcome your participation in this distinguished event
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