INVITED SPEAKERS*

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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.

 

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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.

 

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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.

 

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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.

 

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Saswat Bandyopadhyay, CEPT University, India

Prof Saswat Bandyopadhyay is a professor in Department of Planning, CEPT University, India. Prof. Saswat has a degree in Civil Engineering, Masters in urban planning and advanced qualification in urban infrastructure. He has over 17 years of experience in Urban Development aspects in South East Asia, specifically in the field of Urban Basic services and environment management.

 

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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).

 

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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).

 

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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.

 

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Kiyoshi Kobayashi (Kyoto University)

Prof. Kiyoshi Kobayashi is a distinguished professor at Kyoto University in the field of planning and management. He has been a member of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport National Land Development Council; Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport Infrastructure Committee; and Transport Policy Council of Japan. He was also a president of Japan Society of Civil Engineers.

*To be Confirmed