Time Programme
0800- 0900 Registration
0900 Opening Ceremony
0900- 0905 Welcome by Congress Chair - Damian Tang
0905- 0915 Address by IFLA President - Prof. Kathryn Moore
0915- 0930 Opening Speech by Guest of Honour - Minister Lawrence Wong, Minister of National Development, Second Minister of Finance
0930 - 1000

Opening Keynote - The Vision of Biophilic Cities

Prof. Timothy Beatley, Teresa Heinz Professor of Sustainable Communities, in the Department of Urban and Environmental Planning
University of Virginia: School of Architecture
United States of America
1000 - 1030 Morning Refreshments
1030 - 1100

Keynote Session - “Greening Our Red Dot” - Creating Liveable Density

Dr. Cheong Koon Hean, Chief Executive Officer
Housing & Development Board
Singapore
1100 - 1130

Keynote Session on Biophilic City - Ecosystem Services in the Urban Landscape

Prof. Peter Edwards, Principal Investigator
Future Cities Laboratory
Switzerland
1130 -1200

Keynote SessionNaturalising a High Density City. The Reality and Logistics

Henry Steed, Director
ICN Design International Pte Ltd
Singapore
1200 - 1230

Panel Discussion

Moderator: Daniel Cook, Chief Executive Officer,

Landscape Institute

United Kingdom
1230 - 1300 Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award & Presentation
1300 - 1400 Networking Lunch
Featured Session - Biophilic City
Biophilic Design and Culture
Featured Session - Smart Nation
Smart tool and data - adoption of new technology and big data to inform design
Featured Session - Future Resilience
Showcases integrated design solutions through projects by various design disciplines to make cities more resilient against climate change
1400 - 1420

Intertwined Culture and Nature for the Urban Future: Cultural and Natural Heritage Assets as a Platform for Landscape Architect’s to Achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals-2030 Global Agenda

Patricia M. O'Donnell,

Founder & Principal 

Heritage Landscapes LLC
United States of America

Cooling Singapore - Scientific Knowledge for Decision-Makers

Dr. Conrad H. Philipp, Singapore-ETH Centre, Cooling Singapore

Singapore

The Ripple Effect - Building the Future of Resiliency

Ming-Jen Hsueh, Landscape Architect

Sasaki Associate

United States of America
1420 - 1440

Nature System in Chinese Cities- Past, Present and Future

Prof. Wang Xiangrong, Former Vice President of CHSLA, Dean of School of Architecture, Beijing Forestry University
People's Republic of China

Green Intelligence - the Future of Plants and People 

Veera Sekaran, Founder,

Managing Director

Greenology

Singapore

Living Infrastructure + Resilience

Gena Wirth, Design Principal

SCAPE Studio

United States of America

1440 - 1500

Biophilic Railway Stations - Re-imagine the Nature of Transit Design

Dr. Roös Philip, 

Deakin University Australia

Punggol Digital District - A New Approach to Designing Singapore’s Next Generation Business and University District
Aaron Tham, Director
JTC Corporation
Singapore

Designing Resilience In Asia. Designing the Unpredictable, Planning with Uncertainty

Asst Prof. Oscar Carracedo, 

Department of Architecture

National University of Singapore

Singapore

1500 - 1515

Discussions

Moderator: Yvonne Tan,

Director,

DP Green Pte Ltd

Singapore

Discussions

Moderator: Muhammad Yazid bin Ninsalam, 

RMIT University

Melbourne, Australia

Discussions

Moderator: Stephen Caffyn, Principal,

Stephen Caffyn Landscape Design

Singapore

Paper Presentation Session-
Greenery and Health
Paper Presentation Session-
Performance Evaluation of Greenery and Public Spaces
Paper Presentation Session-
Design for Climate Change
1515 -1530 Improving Mental Health in Prisons Through Biophilic Design
Dr Jana Soderlund
Curtin University 
Australia

Estimating Leaf Area Index of Urban Trees from Digital Zenith Cover Photography: A Framework on its Application for Urban Practitioners

Suen Ester Jun-Yu,

Singapore-ETH Centre, Future Cities Laboratory

Singapore

[Eco]Logical Urban Placemaking: Connectivity and Climate Change Resilience by Design

Prof. Stilgenbauer Judith
University of Hawaii
United States of America

1530 - 1545 Living Landscape and Brain Reactions
Prof. Chang, Chun-Yen
National Taiwan University
 
Tree Canopy Quantification of Street Canyons in High-Density Urban Environments using Google Street View
Gong Fang-Ying
Chinese University of Hong Kong 
Hong Kong, China
Recrafting Urban Climate Change Resilience Understandings
Prof. David Jones
Deakin University 
Australia
1545 - 1600  Impact of Learning Landscapes in Developing Cognitive Skills of Preschool Students: Case Study from Kandy, Sri Lanka
Herath Hiroshana Charith
University of Moratuwa
Sri Lanka
The Application of Urban Flooding Potential Analysis and Area Inundated Land-Use Suitability for Detention Park -- The Case for Taipei Da Gou Creek Park     
Lin Kai-Tai
Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University
People's Republic of China
The Landscape Carbon Calculator: A Tool to Understand and Improve our Carbon Footprint  
Pamela Conrad
CMG Landscape Architecture 
United States of America
1600 - 1615 Creating A New Suburban Landscape by Means of Therapeutic Landscape - Xianhe Hainan Province
Sun Xue-rong
Beijing Forestry University
People's Republic of China
Research on Spatiotemporal Distribution and Environmental Demand of Physical Activities for the Elderly in Community Park at Cold Region Based on Healthy Perspective
Yu Yang
Harbin Institute of Technology 
People's Republic of China
Vegetation Succession Planning and Resilience
Prof. David Jones
Deakin University  
Australia
1615 - 1645 Afternoon Refreshments
Paper Presentation Session-
Greenery and Health
Paper Presentation Session-
Data for Design Insight
Paper Presentation Session-
Disaster Resilience
1645 - 1700 Development of Biophilic Cities in Russia: From Ideal Scientific Town and Ecopolis to the Green Strategy of the Modern Megapolis
Dr. Maria Ignatieva
University of Western Australia and Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences 
Australia 
Study on Urban Interior Bicycle Greenway Planning Based on Big Data Analysis of Shared Bicycle
Chen Xixi
Beijing Forestry University
People's Republic of China
Hybrid City
Boonsom Yossapon
Friend of River (FOR) 
Thailand
1700 - 1715 Garden Therapy in African Slums
Dr. Antolak Mariusz
University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn 
Poland
Materialising Microclimate: Designing with Data for Thermal Effect
Walls Wendy Laurel
University of Melbourne 
Australia
Green Open Space and the impact of Tsunami-induced Damaged on Banda Aceh City
Desy Fatamala Makhmud
National Institute of Science and Technology Jakarta
Indonesia
1715 - 1730

A Landscape Approach to Urbanism for the 21st Century City

Dr. Beverly Ann Sandalack,

University of Calgary

Canada

Irrigation Redefined-Designing Solutions for a Sustainable Future

Prof. Lam Yeng Ming, Founder,

FytoSol Pte Ltd

Singapore

Reconstruction Processes and Support Activities since the Great East Japan Earthquake
Prof. Hayashi Mayumi
University of Hyogo
Japan
1730 - 1745 Traces of Water in the Coastal Zone of Lake Biwa: Toward Reconfiguring the Cities with Latent Natural Systems
Shuichi Murakami
University of Shiga Prefecture
Japan
Big Data Analysis for Cultural Ecosystem Services in Landscape Research
Lilan Jin
Korea University 
Republic of Korea
How to Minimize the Design of a Place Damage by Disaster
Prof. Akita Noriko
Chiba University, 
Japan
1745 - 1800 Bioretention: Biophilic Technology for Urban Stormwater Management
Dr. Moura Newton Becker, UNIFOR
Brazil
Smart Investigation: Evaluation of Beijing Olympic Forest Park based on Online Big Data
Jiang Xin
Beijing Forestry University 
People's Republic of China
Disaster Management through the use of Animated Physical Model
Endo Kenya
Ramboll Studio Dreiseitl 
Singapore
1830 - 2000 Welcome Reception
- Student Competition & Charrette Awards
Time Programme
0830 - 0900 Registration
0900 - 0930

Keynote Session - Biophilic City in a Garden: Restoring Nature, Nurturing Communities

Kenneth Er, Chief Executive Officer

National Parks Board

Singapore

0930 - 1000 Keynote Session on Future Resilience - Christchurch New Zealand: Re-building a Resilient Post-Earthquake City 
Rachel De Lambert, Landscape Architect & Director
Boffa Miskel
New Zealand
1000 - 1030 Morning Refreshment
Paper Presentation Session-
Biophilic Landscape Design around the World
Featured Session - Smart Nation
Modelling - simulate the environment and people behaviour to better understand reality
Featured Session - Future Resilience
Respond to the question of how landscape architectural strategies could be successfully developed into best practice and guidelines which contribute toward the building of resilient cities.
1030 - 1050 The Restorative Value of Nature in Singapore's Landscape
Ryan Shubin
Ramboll Studio Dreiseitl
Singapore
Time: 1030 - 1045
Denser, Greener, Smarter
Prof. Thomas Schroefper, Professor and Founding Associate Head of Pillar, Architecture and Sustainable Design,
Singapore University of Technology and Design
Singapore
Singapore’s ABC Waters Programme: Integrating Blue-Green Designs in Urban Landscapes 
Tan Nguan Sen, Chief Sustainability Officer
Public Utilities Board
Singapore
1050 - 1110 Growing Fast and Staying Green - Vienne's Green Space Strategies
Thomas Knoll
Knollonconsult Umweltplanung ZT GmbH
Austria
Time: 1045 - 1100
Using Data Analytics and Geospatial Modelling to Strengthen Parks Planning
Huang Zhongwen, Director, Digital Planning Lab,
Urban Redevelopment Authority
Singapore

Biodiversity for Strengthening Resilience to Climate Change: The Singapore Experience

Dr. Lena Chan, Senior Director

National Parks Board

Singapore

1110 - 1130 Embracing Nature through the Green Infrastructure Network of Extensive Urban Park System, Park Connectors and Suburban Forest Parks: Fuzhou, A Case Study of the Emerging Biophilic City in China
Wei Ren
Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University
People's Republic of China
Time: 1100 - 1115
Connecting Landscaping and Human Well Being - 
Design for Outdoor Comfort in Tropical Climates

Wolfgang Kessling, Partner and Principal
Trassolar
Germany
Building Urban Resilience in the Asia Pacific & Beyond
Saurabh Gaidhani, Associate Director
100 Resilient Cities
Ethopia
1130 - 1145

Greening Chongqing: Creating a Green City on the Yangzi towards Enhancing 'Double Happiness'
Prof. David Jones
Deakin University  
Australia
Time: 1115 - 1130

Discussions

Moderator: Srilalitha Gopalakrishnan, Research Scholar, Architecture and Sustainability Pillar, SUTD

1st Vice President, SILA

Singapore

Discussions

Moderator: Emily Lim, 

Singapore Polytechnic

Singapore
Biophilia and Berlin: How Historical Conflict Establishes Progressive Biophilic Landscape Strategies and Design. 
Brent Greene
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT)
Australia
Time: 1130 - 1145
Paper Presentation Session-
Smart Tools for Data Collection and Design
Paper Presentation Session-
Resilient Community
1145 - 1200

The Landscape Recovery in Small Cities and Towns in China-Based on Liuying, Fengxiang County, Shaanxi

Zhang Weiping,

Xian University of Architecture & Technology

People's Republic of China
Applications of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Remote Sensing Technology in Landscape Architecture
Han Weijie
Beijing Forestry University
People's Republic of China
Infinitely Adaptive Socialised Housing Development for Urban Regeneration and Resiliency
Jouykovi Ignaecia Cruel
Rizal Environment and Natural Resources Office
Philippines
1200 - 1215 History and Characteristics Of Urban Parks Those Have Been Built On Transportation Infrastructure
Jisoo Sim
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
United States of America
Geodesign Tools to Support Design with Nature in Urban Design
Huo Suyue
South China University of  Technology
People's Republic of China
Re-enrooting Food and People to the Place and Re-exploring Landscape Locality for Future Resilience
Dr. Wang Kuang-Yu
Chung Yuan University
 
1215 - 1230

Gaobeidian Ziquan River

Sun Hu, Chief Executive Officer

S.P.I Landscape Group

People's Republic of China
Bird Tracking in Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, Singapore
David Li, Manager,
National Parks Board 
Singapore
Sydney's Olympic Peninsula: Growing the Green Games Legacy - a Showcase for Urban Resilience
David Andrew Martin,
Sydney Olympic Park Authority 
Australia
1230 - 1245

Strategies for the Recovery of Threatened Natural Systems and Their Role on the Mitigation of Rapid Urban Growth in Montes De Oca, Costa Rica
Prof. Laura Chaverri Flores
Universidad de Costa Rica and Tecnológico de Costa Rica
Costa Rica

Transforming Data to Information: Multi-Source Data Fusion with Landscape Information Modeling Workflow in Landscape Design Project

Dr. Guo Yong,

Tsinghua University

People's Republic of China

Inclusive River

Boonsom Yossapon,
Friends of River
Thailand
1245 - 1400 Networking Lunch
Featured Session - Biophilic City
Design of neighbourhood landscapes with landscapes services (curated by NUS and HDB)
Neighbourhood landscapes are the quintessential urban landscapes, with the potential to have large impacts on the well-being of urban dwellers and the environment. But surprisingly little information exists on their design. This session convenes policy makers, practitioners and academics in varying fields to share insights on an integrated design process applied in the planning and design of neighbourhood landscapes in Singapore.
Featured Session - Smart Nation
Cities and Innovation
Featured Session - Future Resilience
Discourse on visions of sustainable society and resilient environment across scale and geography through a trans-disciplinary approach with the sharing of perspective from academics, activists and landscape architects.
1400 - 1420 Why Designing for Neighbourhood Landscapes Matter - Overview of Research Project
Prof. Tan Puay Yok, National University of Singapore
Singapore
Living Digital in Smart Cities
Prof. Poon King Wang, Director
Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities
Singapore
Landscape Approach, Ecosystem Services and Future Resilience 
Dr. Himlal Baral, Senior Scientist, Center for International Forestry Research
Indonesia
1420 - 1440 Keynote Session 1 - Landscapes for Our Heartlands: A Biophilic Landscape Design Approach
Leonard Cai, Deputy Director of Building & Research Institute,
Housing & Development Board
Singapore

Cities & Innovations, Smart Nation Track: How Information Technology and Data Analytics May Provide Insights into the Design Processes by Better Quantifying Our Understanding of the Environment

Adam White, Director
Davies White Ltd
United Kingdom

Between A Rock And Hard Place: Building Resilience in an Uncertain World 
Prof. Jonathan Rigg, Director of the Asia Research Institute and Professor of Geography
National University of Singapore
Singapore
1440 - 1500 Keynote Session 2 - Escape from Sequestration Bondage: Soil Designs for Compact Neighbourhood Landscapes
Prof. Jim Chi Yung, Education University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong, China
The Digitisation of Vegetation: From Solitary Trees to Whole Forests
Dr. Ervine Lin, National Parks Board
Singapore
Urban Wilds as a resource of Resilent Cities
Asst Prof. Yun Hye Hwang,  Department of Architecture
National University of Singapore
Singapore
1500 - 1515

Discussions

Moderator: Prof. Tan Puay Yok

National University of Singapore

Singapore

Discussions

Moderator: Simon Morrison, Director,

ICN Design International Pte Ltd

Singapore

Discussions

Moderator: Liu Huei Lyn,

Senior Landscape Architect,

Public Utilities Board

Singapore

1515 - 1545 Afternoon Refreshments Afternoon Refreshments
1545 - 1600 Designing for Nature
Leonard Ng, Ramboll Dreistl Studio
Singapore
Paper Presentation Session-
Modeling for Better Design
Paper Presentation Session-
Green Infrastructure
1600 - 1615

“Gyeongui Line Forest Park” Abandoned Railway Transformation Project for Biophilic City


Gyoung Tak Park,

Dongsimwon Design Corp,
Republic of Korea

Designing from the Field
Philipp Urech
Future Cities Laboratory 
Singapore

Re-framing Road Networks as Ecological Corridors in India

Nidhi Madan
BBPL/ Studio EN 
India

1615 - 1630

The Wenshan Oasis Project: Neighbourhood Landscape Design along the Waterway

Liu Po-Hung,

Classic Landscape Design and Planning Ltd

Intelligent Landscapes: Information Modeling for a New Generation of Flood Control Strategies in São Paulo City, Brazil   
Dr. Moura Newton Becker
UNIFOR
Brazil

Garden Avenues: Strategies for Implementation of Greenways in Fortaleza-Brazil Road System

Raquel Moraes Cortez,

Universidade De Fortaleza

Brazil

1630 - 1645

Landscape Design with Ecosystem Services in High-Density Cities
Prof. Liao Kuei-Hsien,

National Taipei University 

Assessment of the Structural Connectivity of Green Spaces to Identify Stepping Stones for Garden City Development of Quezon City Philippines 
Aicel Mae Jovelo Alvarez
University of the Philippines
Philippines
Study on Effectiveness of Strategies to Re-establish Landscape Connectivity of Expressways
Nanayakkara Godakandage
University of Moratuwa 
Sri Lanka
1645 - 1700 The Role of Green Spaces in Community Formation Depends on the Urban Context
Prof. Vincent Chua, National University of Singapore
Singapore
Smart Library for Landscape Information Modeling
Lee Chan Jong & Prof. Lee Yumi
Seoul National University 
Republic of Korea
Introducing Alternative Project Frameworks Through Landscape Design

Prof. Katheryn Moore, President,
International Federation of Landscape Architects,
United Kingdom

1700 - 1715 Window View and the Brain: Can Floor Level and Amount of Green within the View Have an Effect on Mental Health and Well-Being?
Dr. Agnieszka O. Guizzo, National University of Singapore
Singapore
Calibration of the Model ENVI-met V4 for Predicting the Microclimate Variation in an Urban Park
Li Yingnan
Seoul National University 
Republic of Korea
A Study of the Planning and Design Process of Green Infrastructure Focusing on Green Street Approach
Dr. Im Joowon
University of Texas  
United States of America
1715 - 1730

Discussion

Moderator: Prof. Liao Kuei-Hsien, National Taipei University

Mapping the Equivalent Vertical Sunshine Duration Curve of Outdoor Space beside Buildings for Dynamic Landscape Planting Design
Dr. Lin Chuang-Hung
National United University 
 
Life Commemoration Post Earthquake Reconstruction
Prof. Lu Shiliang & Ju Xi
Harbin Institute of Technology 
People's Republic of China
1730 - 1800

Closing Keynote - Landscapes of the Future
Daan Roosegaarde, Artist and Innovator,
Studio Roosegaarde
Netherlands

1800 - 1810 Closing Remarks by President Elected - Prof. James Hayter
1810 - 1820 IFLA World Flag Handover Ceremony
IFLA Asia Pacific Flag Handover Ceremony
1900 - 2200 Awards Gala
Presenting the AAPME Awards 2018 
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