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Hear from key note speakers on the future of cities and how Singapore has and will continue to lead the way in innovative and sustainable design.

Each presentation will be followed by digital networking sessions where breakout groups will further discuss with Sustainability, Built Environment, Transport, Technology and Energy professionals on the topics covered.

Drawing on 20 years of built environment consultancy experience Neil Walmsley will share his thoughts on the future of city planning including the integration of property, transport, infrastructure and public space with consideration for economic, social and environment sustainability and city resilience. His experience working on projects such as the Abu Dhabi 2030 Capital City Plan and Indonesia's New Capital Master Plan will colour his presentation.

Joan Ko is one of Arup's global sustainability leaders based in Australia. She focuses on the human dimensions of sustainability and climate change in cities. Joan will share findings from the recent landmark global study on how cities are accelerating the use of green infrastructure to solve social, economic and environmental stresses, including urban heating, flooding, community amenity and worker productivity.

Hear from Rob Hatcher as he discusses the challenges faced by cities in a changing climate and how they can adapt and integrate low carbon strategies. His extensive experience with building, retrofitting, metering and monitoring renewable technology feasibility and installation will help to provide an insight into how cities can create climate action plans aligned to net zero targets.

Rob will also share case studies of the work currently being carried out by Carbon Trust in Kuala Lumpur city, Malaysia.

Derek Murray currently supports public and private infrastructure clients in the formation and implementation of their digital transformation strategies. During this webinar he will look at how emerging technologies are shaping the future of cities and why digital transformations are essential for the infrastructure and development sectors of the future.

Zarith Sofia Magad leads the East Asia Transport Planning Practice at Mott MacDonald Singapore, her expertise is focused in planning, design and operations of transport and mobility infrastructure, and developing area-wide transport strategies. Sofia is also involved in the infrastructure needed to support electrification of vehicles and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.

Attendees will need to download the ZOOM application to participate in the breakout rooms.

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Brought to you by our Commitees:

  • Sustainability
  • Built Environment
  • Transport, Logistics & Supply Chain
  • Energy & Utlities
  • ICT

Our Speakers:

  • Neil Walmsley, Principal, Singapore Planning Leader at Arup
  • Joan Ko, Advisory, Planning and Design – Victoria Lead, Arup 
  • Rob Hatcher, Senior Manager, Carbon Trust
  • Derek Murray, Digital Advisory Lead at Mott MacDonald
  • Zarith Sofia Magad, Principal Transport Engineer, Mott MacDonald Singapore Pte Ltd

This event is part of our Road to Net Zero series.


This event is a webinar and the link to this online event will be issued to attendees the day before the event. 




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