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54% of the global population reside in cities, this number was set to rise to an estimated 68% by 2050, but with the COVID19 global pandemic shifting habits, processes and technological advances, has the future of cities changed?

Harnessing these advances and the wealth of potential promised by the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) will require us to innovate, challenge and respond to the dynamic and evolving needs of people, all the while striving to achieve urgent ambitions set by global climate agendas.

Join us as our panel of experts share their insights on what the future holds for the built environment and those that live, work and play within it.


Robert Garman, Executive Director Commercial Property, South Asia, Hongkong Land

As both landlord and developer, Rob will provide the backdrop to what cities of the future might look like and how Singapore is leading the way in the future cities landscape. He will share insights from HongKong Land as one of the largest premium commercial office and residential developers in Asia with a Singapore portfolio which includes MBFC, One Raffles Quay and One Raffles Link.

Emily Tan, General Manager, City Solutions at Shell New Energies

The Shell City Solutions Living Lab focuses on helping cities move people and goods with lower emissions, switch to cleaner energy options and embed sustainable features in built environments. Hear how Emily Tan is working closely with city stakeholders such as the government, private sector and local communities to innovate new concepts, advance technologies and commercially viable business models to improve the way resources and energy are used.

Jamye Harrison, Global Solutions Leader Smart Cities, Arcadis

Jamye drives the integration of design, planning and digital expertise to deliver innovative solutions for building liveable, sustainable and connected cities. During his presentation, Jamye will share thoughts on solving the complex mobility challenges faced by our growing cities.

Simon Long, Director Digital & Technology (SEA), CBRE

Simon's experience in Smart Buildings, Data analytics, Artificial Intelligence and digital transformations will provide details enabling business to create workplaces of the future.

Peter Attfield, Chief Talent and Learning Officer, Jardine Group

COVID19 has opened a new world of flexibility to the workforce, but what does this mean for the demands on companies to create suitable environments and how will this affect recruitment? With over 20 years' experience leading HR teams for businesses such as Jardine Matheson Ltd and Unilever, Peter will share his thoughts on talent management, organisational development and his expectations for the future workforce.

Sylvia Koh-Gratton, Head, Digital and Business Solutions at CapitaLand Business Park & Commercial

Moderating the discussion we are joined by Sylvia Koh-Gratton, the person responsible for the commercialization of CapitaLands "Office of the Future" initiative, to develop new products, services and technology to future proof buildings.

This event is supported by several of our Committees - Built EnvironmentTransport, Logistics & Supply Chain, Sustainability, Energy & Utilities, and ICT.