Monday, June 10

EAROPH: The Asian-/ Asian-Pacific Perspective

On the evening of Monday 10th June, EAROPH (Eastern Regional Organization for Planning and Human Settlements), which is an offspring of IFHP, will host a working group session.

It will be a unique opportunity to share the experiences of Asia and Asia Pacific with members of the Congress. The session hosted by EAROPH continues the discussion of ‘A Tomorrow for Cities - for people, by people’ and will be centric towards Asian and Asia Pacific cities.

Moderator: Khariah Talha

Tentative Programme

7.00 to 7.15 pm Welcome Remarks
President/Secretary General of EAROPH
7.15 am to 7.35 pm

Ubiquitous City (U-City) – Cities of the Future
Speaker – Dr Sang Keong Lee, Ph.D, Vice Director Global
Development Partnership Centre, Korean Research
Institute for Human Settlements (KRIHS), South Korea
and EAROPH Korea.

South Korea’s concept of Ubiquitous-City or U-City is
a city where all information are linked through a virtual
information system of wireless technologies. South Korea
plans to develop 15 U-Cities and the largest is Songdo
International Business District - South Korea’s premier
U-City of 610 hectares in Incheon.

7.35 to 7.55 pm

Creating Sustainable Communities
Kelvin Grove Urban Village, Brisbane, Queensland,

Speaker – EJohn Byrne, FPIA FRAIA, AROPH Australia

A master-planned community, Kelvin Grove Urban
Village demonstrates best practice in sustainable,
mixed-use urban development. The village is based
on the principles of Ecological Sustainable Development,
which aims to balance environmental, social and economic
issues for long-term sustainability. It demonstrates best
practice in sustainability, creating a model for future
developments at less cost to the environment.

7.55 to 8.15 pm

Putrajaya – From Garden to Green City
Speaker – Omairi Hashim, Vice President,
Putrajaya Corporation

Putrajaya is Malaysia’s Federal Administrative Capital City.
Planned in 1990, the city is designed as an intelligent
garden city with more than 38% of the township reserved
for green spaces and emphasizing upon the enhancement
of natural landscapes. The city pays great attention to
good environmental standards. that has evolved to be a
green and low carbon city.

8.15 to 8.35 pm Creating Livable Neighbourhoods in Indonesia –
Challenges and success stories

Speaker - Bernardus Djonoputro, Secretary General –
Indonesian Association of Urban & Regional Planners,
Executive Council Member EAROPH Indonesia

8.35 to 9.30 pm

Moderator : Madam Khairiah Talha
Honorary President of EAROPH

What are the common denominators amongst Asian cities
that can be leveraged to be used in addressing
cities for tomorrow?

9.30 pm End of Session

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Contact details
Manuela Studer