Akimasa Fujiwara (Hiroshima University)

Prof. Akimasa Fujiwara is a lecturer in Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation. His research field is in traffic engineering, and he has been actively involved in many research in japan. Prof. Fujiwara is also affiliated in academmic societies, whether in Japan or abroad. He is member of Transportation Research Board, International Association for travel Behaviour Research, and World Conference on Transport Research Society.


Paul Jones (University of Sidney)

Dr. Paul Jones is a Director of the Master of Urban and Regional program in the School of Architecture, Design and Planning. Dr. Paul Jones is an urban development and management practitioner with 30 years professional experience in developing sustainable urban management, urban development and planning solutions in Australia and overseas. In 2014, Paul was made a Fellow of the Planning Institute of Australia (PIA) for his outstanding contribution to planning education and practice.


Ruth Steiner (University of Florida)

Prof. Ruth Steiner is a professor and director for Center for Health and the Built Environment, at the Department of Urban and Regional planning, University of Florida. Her research interest is in transportation policy and planning, land use and transportation interaction, multimodal transportation planning and growth management.

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Christopher Silver (University of Florida)

Prof. Christopher Silver is a professor on Department of Urban and Regional Planning, as well as the former Dean of College of Design, Construction and Planning, University of Florida. Since 1989, he has been researching, teaching, collaborating and consulting in urban planning and development, governance issues and most recently sustainability in Southeast Asia, mostly in Indonesia.


Paulo Silva (University of Aveiro, Portugal)

Dr. Paulo Silva is an assistant professor of Regional and Urban Planning at the Department of Social, Political and Territorial Sciences, University of Aveiro, Portugal. His reseacrh field is focus on relations between individuals and planning institutions and their influence in policy making.


Saswat Bandyopadhyay, CEPT University, India

Prof Saswat Bandyopadhyay is Professor at the Faculty of Planning, and HOD.  Saswat is presently co-ordinating the accelerated capacity building and hand holding support for implementation of MOHUA sub-scheme on TPS and LAP in 25 cities which include training and handholding, drafting TOR for engagement of consultants, amendments in state regulatory frameworks etc.


Narimah Samat (Universiti Sains Malaysia)

Prof. Narimah Samat is a professor and dean at Pusat Pengajian Ilmu Kemanusiaan, School of Humanities, Universiti Sains Malaysia. Her research is focus on Geographic information System (GIS), Urban and Landuse Planning, and GIS Socio-Economic Application (Health and Poverty).


Ileana Apostol (ETH Zurich)

Dr. Illeana Apostol is a lecturer and a researcher at Institute for Spatial and Landscape Planning, Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering, ETH Zurich. At present Ileana undertakes urban research informed by a lasting interest in the everyday life within the hybrid realm of contemporary cities United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG).

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Atsushi Ichiki (Ritsumeikan University)

Atsushi Ichiki is professor at College of Science and Engineering/ Department of Environmental Systems Engineering, Ritsumeikan University. His research focus is on the field of water management. He have been actively inovolved in academic societies, some of them are Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Water Environment Federation (WEF), and International Water Association (IWA).


Johan Woltjer (University of Wesminster)

Johan Woltjer is Professor of Urban Infrastructures at the University of Westminster, UK. He also is an Honorary Professor in urban and regional development at the University of Groningen and a Visiting Professor at the University of Reading. He was previously at the University of Groningen, the University of Amsterdam, and the University of Twente, Netherlands. Professor Woltjer focuses his substantive work on understanding international urban and regional development (particularly Europe and Asia), resilient cities, urban geographies, and capacities for water and infrastructure management.


Norliza Hashim (Managing Director AJM Planning and Urban Design Group Sdn Bhd)

Norliza Hashim is the Managing Director of AJM Planning and Urban Design Group Sdn Bhd, a multi-disciplinary firm that focus on providing creative and innovative solutions for a sustainable built environment. With more than 25 years of experience, it covers a wide spectrum of the planning discipline and has undertaken projects all across the globe and where she has also serve as a consultant to UN – Habitat in its Human Settlement Programmes.


Ir. Haryo Winarso, M.Eng., Ph.D (Institut Teknologi Bandung)

Haryo Winarso is a Professor at the School of Architecture, Planning and Policy Development, Institut Terknologi Bandung (SAPPD-ITB). He is also Head of  Urban Planning and Design Research Group. Prof. Haryo Winarso has more than 30 years experiences in undertaking research, consultancy, teaching and training assignment national as well as international, Prof. Haryo Winarso has conducted several join research funded by the World Bank, DFID and Government Agencies of Indonesia, Asian Development Bank, as well as contributing papers in International and national seminars. He is a former Attache of Education and Culture in the USA, a former president of ASPI (Indonesian Planning School Association); and also a member of Indonesian Association of Planners.


Ibnu Syabri, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D (Institut Teknologi Bandung)

Ibnu Syabri is a senior lecturer at the School of Architecture, Planning and Policy Development, Institut Terknologi Bandung (SAPPD-ITB). Currently, he is the Head of Graduate Study Program of Urban and Regional Planning Department. Ibnu Syabri has more than 35 years experience in research, especially related to transport modelling, remote sensing and GIS application in urban and regional planning. During his academic career, he has conducted lot of research, which are funded by the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, Ministry of Education and other government agencies in Indonesia.


Ridwan Sutriadi, ST., MT., Ph.D (Institut Teknologi Bandung)

Ridwan Sutriadi is a lecturer at the School of Architecture, Planning and Policy Development, Institut Terknologi Bandung (SAPPD-ITB). Currently, he is Head of the Undergraduate Study Program at the Departement of Urban and Regional Planning. His research interest is focus on urban planning, land use planning, urban pattern and structure, policentric and metropolitan study, urban and territorial competition, informational and communication technology of the city, as well as monitoring and evaluation study. In recent years, he has actively written books regarding smart city concept and its development.


Benhur Tomi Mano, MM (Major of Jayapura City, Indonesia)

Benhur Tomi Mano has been serving as the mayor of Jayapura City, Papua for two periods since 2011 until now. During his leadership period, there were improvements in various fields, such as education, health, economy, infrastructure, environment, and public service. Jayapura City under his leadership is also successful in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) goals.

*To be Confirmed