Research Director

PhD, University of Melbourne

Discipline/s

Environmental planning, Town and Regional Planning

Contact

+65 6499 4769

belinda_yuen@sutd.edu.sg

Biography

Dr Belinda Yuen is Professorial Fellow. She is a qualified urban planner. Aside from master planning practice, Belinda has extensive research and publication in spatial planning and urban policy analysis, most recently, on planning livable, sustainable cities. She has been elected to President, Singapore Institute of Planners (2005-08), and Vice-President, Commonwealth Association of Planners (South-east Asia) (2006-08; 2010-12; 2014-16). Belinda has served on various Singapore urban planning committees including as Planning Appeals Inspector, and on numerous international advisory committees including International Advisory Board of United Nations State of World’s Cities Report 2008/09; United Nations Global Research Network on Human Settlements (2008-11); Working Group of United Nations Commission on Legal Empowerment of the Poor, Editorial Board of international journals – Asia Pacific Planning Review; Regional Development Studies; Cities; Journal of Planning History, Journal of Comparative Asian Development, among others. She has been a Juror, Shaikh Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa Habitat Award, 2008-2009, and science reviewer of international pluridisciplinary research programmes. Belinda has worked with the university, public, private as well as international development organisations including Asian Development Bank, United Nations and The World Bank.

Education

  • PhD, University of Melbourne, Australia (topic focus: environmental planning)
  • MA, Town and Regional Planning, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • BA, Geography, University of Singapore, Singapore (Hons, 2nd upper)
  • BA, Economics and Geography, University of Singapore, Singapore

Selected Publications

  • Yuen, Belinda. (1999). Greening Singapore: concrete city to garden city, awarded good practice paper in Best Practices to improve the living environment. UNCHS, 2000.
  • Yuen, Belinda., Kong, Lily., & Briffett, Clive. (1999). Nature and the Singapore resident. Geojournal, 49(3), 323-­331.
  • Sodhi, Navjot., Briffett, Clive., Kong, Lily., & Yuen, Belinda. (1999). Bird use of linear areas of a tropical city: Implications for park connector design and management. Landscape and Urban Planning, 45,123-­130.
  • Kong, Lily., Yuen, Belinda., Sodhi, Navjot., & Briffett, Clive. (1999). The construction and experience of nature: perspectives from urban youths. Tijdschrift voor Economie en Sociale Geografie, 90(1), 3-­16.
  • Motha, Philip., & Yuen, Belinda. (1999). Singapore Real Property Guide. Singapore University Press, Singapore.
  • Yuen, Belinda., Teo, Ho Pin., & Ooi, Giok Ling. (1999). Singapore Housing. National University of Singapore, Singapore.
  • Foo, A.F., & Yuen, Belinda. (Ed) (1999). Sustainable Cities in the 21st Century. National University of Singapore, Singapore.
  • Lim, Lan Yuan., Yuen, Belinda., & Low, Christine. (Eds) (1999). Urban Quality of Life: Critical Issues and Options. National University of Singapore, Singapore.
  • Yuen, Belinda., & Ng, Tze Hock. (2001). Urban conservation in Singapore: tradition or tourist bane. Planning Practice and Research, 16(1), 39-­50.
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2002). Singapore in Rozali, Agus., John, Doling., & Dung-Sung, Lee. (Eds.), Housing Policy Systems in South and East Asia, Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Briffett, Clive., Yuen, Belinda., & Barrow Marrs, Cynthia. (2002). Multi-­use green corridors in the city: Guidelines for implementation, Environmental Planning and Management Series No. 1 (Ed) C Briffett, The Nature Society, Singapore.
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2004). Safety and dwelling in Singapore, Cities, 21(1), 19-­28.
  • Freire, Mila & Yuen, Belinda. (Ed) (2004). Enhancing Urban Management in East Asia, Ashgate
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2005). Searching for place identity in Singapore. Habitat International 29(2), 197-­214.
  • Tu, Yong., Kwee, Lanny Kurnianigrum., & Yuen, Belinda. (2005). An empirical analysis of Singapore households’ upgrading mobility behaviour: From public homeownership to private homeownership. Habitat International, 29(3), 511-­525.
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2005). Romancing the high-­rise in Singapore. Cities, 22(1), 3-­14.
  • Yuen, Belinda., & Wong, Nyuk Hien. (2005). Resident perceptions and expectations of rooftop gardens in Singapore. Landscape and Urban Planning, 73(4), 263-­276.
  • Soh, Emily., & Yuen, Belinda. (2006). Government-­aided participation in planning Singapore. Cities, 23(1), 30-­43.
  • Yuen, Belinda., Yeh, Anthony., Appold, Stephen John., Earl, George., Ting, John., & Kwee, Lanny Kurnianingrum. (2006). High-­‐rise living in Singapore public housing. Urban Studies, 43(3), 583-­600.
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2006). Reclaiming cultural heritage in Singapore. Urban Affairs Review, 41(6), 830-­854,
  • Yuen, Belinda., Kwee, Lanny Kurnianingrum., & Tu, Yong. (2006). Housing affordability in Singapore: Can we move from public to private housing. Urban Policy and Research, 24(2), 253-­270.
  • Yuen, Belinda., Ahmad, Supian., & Ho, Chin Siong. (2006). Malaysia in Roberts, Brian and Kanaley, Trevor (Eds.), Urbanisation and Sustainability in Asia, Asian Development Bank.
  • Roberts, Brian., Schwartz, Hugh., Carline, Johnny., King, Lynda., Orange, John., Cumming, Peter., Yuen, Belinda., & Ravetz, Joe. (2006). Global good practices in sustainable urban region development in Roberts, Brian., & Kanaley, Trevor. (Eds.), Urbanisation and Sustainability in Asia, Asian Development Bank
  • Appold, Stephen J., & Yuen, Belinda. (2007). Families in flats, revisited. Urban Studies, 44(3), 569-­589.
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2008). Beyond sustainable development in Wong, Tai-Chee, Yuen, Belinda & Goldblum, Charles. (Eds.), Spatial Planning for a Sustainable Singapore, Springer
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2008). Sport and urban development in Singapore. Cities, 25(1), 29-­36.
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2008). Strengthening urban heritage in Singapore: building economic competitiveness and civic identity in Khadpekar, Nirmala Rao. (Ed.), Urban Revitalization: Perspectives and Initiatives, Icfai University Press, India.
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2009). Revisiting urban planning in East Asia, South-­‐east Asia and the Pacific, Regional study prepared for Revisiting Urban Planning: Global Report on Human Settlements 2009, UN‐HABITAT.
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2009). Reinventing high-­rise housing in Singapore. Cityscape, 11(1), 3-18.
  • Yuen, Belinda., & Kong, Leon. (2009). Climate change and urban planning in Southeast Asia. SAPIENS 2(3), online http://sapiens.revues.org/index881.html
  • Ooi, Giok Ling,. and Yuen, Belinda. (Eds.) (2010). World Cities: Achieving Liveability and Vibrancy, World Scientific Press.
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2010). Guiding spatial changes: Singapore urban planning in Lall, Somik V., Freire, Mila., Yuen, Belinda., Rajack, Robin., & Helluin, Jean-Jacques. (Eds.), Urban Land Markets, Springer.
  • Seetharam, Kallidaikurichi & Yuen, Belinda. (Ed) (2010). Developing Living Cities: From Analysis to Action, World Scientific Press.
  • Yuen, Belinda., & Kumssa, Asfaw. (Eds) (2011). Climate Change and Sustainable Development in Africa and Asia, Springer.
  • Yuen, Belinda., & Yeh, Anthony. (Eds) (2011). High­rise living in Asian cities, Springer.
  • Tai-Chee, Wong., & Yuen, Belinda. (Eds) (2011). Eco-­city Planning: Policies, Practice and Design, Springer.
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2011). Urban planning in Southeast Asia: Perspective from Singapore. Town Planning Review, 82(2),146-­167.
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2011). Singapore: Planning for more with less in Hamnett, Stephen & Forbes, Dean. (Eds.), Planning Asian Cities: Risk and Resilience, Routledge.
  • Soh, Emily., & Yuen, Belinda. (2011). Singapore’s changing spaces, Cities, 28(1), 3-­10.
  • Bertaud, Alain., Lefevre, Benoit,. & Yuen, Belinda. (2011). GHG emissions, urban mobility and morphology: A hypothesis in Hoornweg, Daniel., Freire, Mila., Lee,Marcus J., Bhada‐Tata, Perinaz., and Yuen, Belinda (Eds.), Cities and Climate Change: Responding to an Urgent Agenda, The World Bank.
  • Ashim Kumar, Debnath., M. Mazharul, Haque., Hoong Chor, Chin., & Yuen, Belinda. (2011). Sustainable urban transport: Smart technology initiatives in Singapore. Transportation Research Record, 2243, 38-­45.
  • Yuen, Belinda,. & Kong, Leon. (2011). Singapore’s eco-­‐development in a changing climate. Regional Development Dialogue, 32(2), 85-­98.
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2012). Singapore urban planning and city image in H Li & C Wu (Eds.), Branding Asian Cities, Communication University of China.
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2013). Migration and slums in urban Asia in Chatterjee, Shiladitya. (Ed), Ending Asian Deprivations: Compulsions for a Fair, Prosperous and Equitable Asia, Routledge.
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2013). Urban regeneration in Asia: Mega projects and heritage conservation in Leary, Michael E., & McCarthy, John. (Eds.), Handbook on Urban Regeneration, Routledge.
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2013). Challenges and opportunities of providing efficient urban services. Regional Development Dialogue, 34(2), 37-52.
  • Debnath, Ashim,. Chin, Hoong Chor., Haque, Md Mazharul., & Yuen, Belinda. (2014). A methodological framework for benchmarking smart transport cities. Cities, 37, 47-56.
  • Yuen, Belinda., & Seetharam, K. E. (2015). Building age-friendly cities in ageing Asian tigers. ISOCARP Review, 11, 202-217.
  • Yuen, Belinda., & Kumssa, Asfaw. (2016). Transition towards sustainable urbanisation in Asia and Africa in Brauch, Hans Günter et al (Ed.), Handbook on Sustainability Transition and Sustainable Peace, London: Springer.
  • Yuen, Belinda., & Soh, Emily. (2017). Housing for Older People in Singapore: An Annotated Bibliography. Springer.
  • Yuen, Belinda & Kong, Penny. (2018). Arts and Culture for Older People in Singapore: An Annotated Bibliography. Springer.
  • Yuen, Belinda. (Ed) (2019). Ageing and the Built Environment in Singapore. Springer.
  • Marakkalage, Hasala., Sarica, Serhad., Lau, Pik Lik Billy., Viswanath, Sanjana K., Balasubramaniam, Thirunavukarasu., Yuen, Chau., Yuen, Belinda., Luo, Jianxi., and Nayak, Richi. (2019). Understanding the lifestyle of older population: Mobile crowdsourcing approach. IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems, 6(1), 82-95.
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2019). Moving towards age-inclusive public housing in Singapore. Urban Research and Practice, 12(1), 84-98.
  • Hamnett, Stephen., & Yuen, Belinda. (Ed) (2019). Planning Singapore: The Experimental City. Routledge.
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2019). Adapting public housing to age in place in Singapore in Lane, Anna (Ed), Urban Environments for Healthy Ageing: A Global Perspective. Routledge.
  • Yuen, Belinda., Mocnik, Spela., Yu, Ching-Huei Freya., & Yap, Winston. (2020) Ageing-friendly neighbourhoods in Singapore, Asia-Pacific, Europe and North America: An Annotated Bibliography, Springer Briefs in Aging.
  • Song, Siqi., Yap, Winston., Hou, Yuting., & Yuen, Belinda. (2020). Neighbourhood Built Environment, Physical Activity, and Physical Health among Older Adults in Singapore: A Simultaneous Equations Approach. Journal of Transport and Health, 18, doi.org/10.1016/j.jth.2020.100881
  • Ho, Soon Hoe., Tan, Dion Piu. Sern., Tan, Pey June., Ng, Ka. Wei., Lim, Zoe Zon Be., Ng, Isabel Hui Leng., Wong, Lok Hang., Ginting, Mimaika Luluina., Yuen, Belinda., Mallya, Jagadish Ullal, Chong, Mei Sian., & Wong, Chek Hooi. (2020). The development and validation of a prototype mobility tracker for assessing the life space mobility and activity participation of older adults. BMC Geriatrics, 20, 251.
  • Bhuyan, Md Rashed., Lane, Anna., Moogoor, Adithi., Mocnik, Spela., & Yuen, Belinda (2020) Meaning of age-friendly neighbourhood: An exploratory study with older adults and key informants in Singapore. Cities, 107doi.org/10.1016/j.cities.2020.102940
  • Hou, Yuting., Yap, Winston., Chua, Rochelle., Song, Siqi., & Yuen, Belinda. (2020). The associations between older adults’ daily travel pattern and objective and perceived built environment: A study of three neighbourhoods in Singapore. Transport Policy, 99, 314-328.
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2021). Ageing and digital technology in the COVID-19 response. Town Planning Review, doi.org/10.3828/tpr.2020.75.
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2021). Moving towards age-inclusive public housing in Singapore in Sasha Tsenkova (Ed), Transforming Social Housing: International Perspectives, London and New York, Routledge.
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2021). Neighbourhoods for an ageing population in Singapore. In Robyn Bartel and Jennifer Carter  (Eds.)  Handbook on Space, Place and Law, Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Hou, Yuting., Moogoor, Adithi., Dieterich, Anna., Song, Siqi., and Yuen, Belinda. (2021) Exploring built environment correlates of older adults’ walking travel from lifelogging images, Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 96, 102850. doi.org/10.1016/j.trd.2021.102850
  • Siew, William., Yuen, Belinda., and Silva, Arlindo. (2021). Mobile Technologies for Ageing Population with Dementia in Singapore. In Chakrabarti, Amaresh., Poovaiah, Ravi., Bokil, Prasad., Kant, Vivek. (eds) Design for Tomorrow—Volume 2. Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies Series 222. Springer, pp 841-852
  • Huang, Felicia., Lim, Kelly., Sidhi, Evan., and Yuen, Belinda. (2021) Sensing Community Resilience using Social Media. In Abbas Rajabifard, Daniel Paez and Greg Foliente (Eds.) COVID-19 Pandemic, Geospatial Information, and Community Resilience: Global Applications and Lessons, CRC Press.

International/Regional Conference Papers/Presentation

  • Yuen, Belinda. (1999, Sept). Building for sustainable development in Singapore. 5th International Congress of Asian Planning Schools Association: Retrospect and prospect of planning in Asia at the turn of the century, Seoul, S Korea.
  • Yuen, Belinda. (1999, Oct). Financing public housing: The Singapore Development. ASEAN Association for Planning and Housing Indonesia International Seminar, Bali. (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (1999, Nov). Land use policy and sustainable development in Singapore. International Conference on Cities in Transition, Hong Kong. (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2000, June). Singapore Housing: A Strategy for Urban Development and Regeneration. International Conference on the City Region in a World of Globalisation, Bergen, Norway.
  • Briffett, Clive., Yuen, Belinda., & Barlow Marrs, Cynthia. (2000, Mar). A Theoretical Framework and Practical Guidelines for the Planning, Design and Management of Urban Multi­‐use Green Corridors. 2nd International Conference on Quality of Life in Cities, Singapore.
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2001, Feb). Uplifting the Poor Through Mass Housing in Singapore. Inter and Intra Regional Cooperation to Promote Social Development Policy and Practice Seminar, UNCRD, Nairobi, Kenya. (Invited)
  • Kwee, L.K., Tu, Yong., & Yuen, Belinda. (2001, May). The affordability aspects of private homeownership in Singapore. American Real Estate and Urban Economics International Conference, Cancun, Mexico.
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2001, Jul). Homes for Today and Tomorrow: Access to Housing in Singapore. 1st World Planning Schools Congress, Planning for Cities in the 21st century­‐opportunities and challenges, Shanghai, China.
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2002, Apr). A Study of Pragmatic Planning. IHS International Workshop on Leadership in Urban Management, Singapore. (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2002, Apr). Singapore Tourism: The Engine for Regeneration. Twin Cities Conference 2002, Malacca, Malaysia. (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2002, Oct). Enlivening The City. 1st Mayor National Healthy Cities Conference, Malacca, Malaysia. (invited)
  • Appold, Martin S., & Yuen, Belinda. (2003, Aug). Singaporean Family Life in High-‐rise Apartment Blocks. Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Atlanta, USA.
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2003, Oct). Two Plans, One Ideology of Urban Sustainability in Singapore. CREBA-­HUDCC National Conference on Sustainable Development, Manila, Philippines. (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2005, Mar). (Re)vitalising Singapore’s Urban Edge. International Conference on Development and Tourism in Coastal Area, Sharm El-­‐Sheikh, Egypt
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2005, Apr). Squatters No Nore: Singapore Social Housing. World Bank 3rd Urban Research Symposium, Brasilia, Brasil.
  • Dao, T.C., & Yuen, Belinda. (2005, Apr). Constituting The Use In The Making of Local Public Space. Conference on Sustainable Building, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2005, June). Urban Development and Management: Planning a Distinctive Singapore. Urban Management Forum, Madrid, Spain. (Invited, Keynote Address)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2005, June). Remaking of Singapore: Heritage and Culture, Sustainable Region. Solar Region and Cultural/Natural Heritage International Meeting, Naples, Italy. (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2005, Oct). Leverage for City Development. Valencia Summit 2005, Valencia, Spain. (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda., Yeh, Anthony., Appold, Stephen John., Earl, George., Ting, John., & Kwee, Lanny Kurnianingrum. (2005, Dec). How Willing Are We To Live in Tall(er) Housing? 6th International Conference on Tall Buildings, Hong Kong.
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2005, Dec). The Shifting Paradigms of High­‐rise Living. 6th International Conference on Tall Buildings, Hong Kong. (Invited, Theme Address)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2005, Dec). Urban Heritage and The Global City. Asia Society Hong Kong Centre Luncheon Address, Hong Kong. (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2006, Feb). Regeneration of ‘Abandoned Doorstep’. RHUF Revitalisation of Historical Urban Fabrics, Naples, Italy. (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2006, June). Sustaining Quality of Life, Reclaiming Heritage. 4th International Conference on the City Net-‐ the Net of Cities, Capri, Italy. (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2006, June). Re­‐inventing High-­rise in Singapore. CIP Urban Planning Congress: Sustainable Urbanization, Turning Ideas into Actions, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2006, Jul). Public Spaces in Singapore High-rise Living. 2nd World Planning Schools Congress, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2006, Oct). Sport and International Promotion of Singapore. Valencia Summit 2006, Valencia, Spain, Plenary Session. (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2006, Nov). Connected Planning, Economic Competitiveness and Liveability. Malaysia World Town Planning Day Convention 2006, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2007, Jan). Globalisation and the skyscraper, City Development Asia 2007, Singapore. (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2007, Feb). Effective Water Resource Management in Urban Development. 3R Workshop on Effective Waste Management and Resource Use Efficiency in East and South­‐east Asia, Asian Development Bank HQ, Manila (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2007, May). Guiding Spatial Changes: Singapore Urban Planning. World Bank 4th Urban Research Symposium, Washington DC, USA.
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2007, May). Metropolitan Planning of Singapore. Roundtable on Perspectives on Metropolitan Management: A Dialogue between Academics and Practitioners, World Bank, Washington DC, USA. (invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2007, June). The Flâneur of Singapore High­‐density Public Housing. Density Inside Out: An Interdisciplinary Conference, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland. (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2007, Jul). Risk and Security in Singapore High‐rise. AESOP 2007, Naples, Italy.
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2007, Nov). Singapore High‐rise A Sustainable Housing Model. International Conference on Sustainable Building Southeast Asia (CIB SB07SEA), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2007, Nov). Planning Civic Nature for Smart Growth. International Symposium on Cities and Conservation, Inter-disciplinary Approaches and Institutional Collaboration towards Sustainable Urban Development, Putrajaya, Malaysia.
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2008, Mar). Planning Singapore: Creating Growth and Places. UNIAPRAVI 45 Conferencia Interamericana para la Vivienda, Lima, Peru. (Invited, Plenary Address)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2008, Apr). Sustainable Urbanization in South­‐east Asia. Seminar on Sustainable Urbanization Organized by Embassy of Sweden, Indonesia and Swedish Environmental Secretariat for Asia, Jakarta, Indonesia. (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2008, May). Singapore Local Economic development: The Case of EDB. Workshop on City Economic Development: The Agency question, World Bank, HQ, Washington DC, USA. (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2008, Jul). The Behavioural Pattern of Neighbour Relations in Singapore Public Housing. ACSP‐AESOP International Conference: Building the Divide, Celebrating the City, Chicago, USA.
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2008, Nov). Heritage Preservation: The 'Soul' of Cities. World Urban Forum IV Session on Historic Preservation and Urban Regeneration Hosted by USHUD, Nanjing International Exhibition Center, Nanjing, China. (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2008, Nov). Planning for More Growth in Singapore. UNIAPRAVI International Conference on Housing and Finance, Hotel J W Marriott, México D.F., Mexico. (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2009, June). Singapore: Its Comprehensive Approach to Urban Sustainability. World Bank 5th Urban Research Symposium, June 2009, Marseille, France. (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda., & Kong, Lily. (2009, June). Climate Change and Urban Planning in Southeast Asia. World Bank 5th Urban Research Symposium, Marseille, France.
  • Bertaud, Alain., Lefevre, Benoit., & Yuen, Belinda. (2009, June). GHG Emissions, Urban Mobility and Efficiency of Urban Morphology: A Hypothesis. World Bank 5th Urban Research Symposium, Marseille, France. (Invited, Plenary Address)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2009, Jul). Singapore Water Urbanism: Proactive Planning. AESOP 2009, Liverpool, UK.
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2009, Oct). Social Capital and Green Urbanism. Green Urbanism at Albano Conference, Stockholm, Sweden. (Invited, Keynote Address)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2009, Nov). Urban Planning and the Image of Capital Cities. VNCI­‐USAID Workshop on RIA for capital law, Hanoi, Vietnam. (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2010, Mar). The Risks and Potentials of Asian Megacities. Kyoto University-­JICA Symposium on Human Security Engineering, Tokyo, Japan. (Invited, Keynote Address)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2010, Aug). Eco-­development and Climate Change in Singapore. ITB­‐UNCRD Senior Policy Seminar on Climate Change and Poverty in Africa­‐Asia: Challenges and Initiatives, Bandung, Indonesia. (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2010, Oct). Planning City of Opportunity in Singapore. Asia-­Europe Foundation International Workshop on Urban Management for An Urban Future, Ljubljana, Slovenia. (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2011, Jan). Transforming Constraints into Growth. Colloque International Sustainable Cities Today Inventing a New Urbanity Tomorrow, Paris, France. (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2011, Sep). Climate Change and Food Security in Asia. UNCRD­‐HCMUT Seminar on Toward a Green Economy: The Effects of Climate Change on Food Security and Earth Resources in Africa and Asia (Invited, Keynote Address)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2011, Nov). Conserving Traditional Neighbourhoods, Achieving Urban Sustainability, Academic Committee of Foreign Studies in Urban Planning of Urban Planning Society of China 2011 Annual Conference: Between the Old and the New­‐Interaction and Coordination, Tianjin, China (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2011, Nov). Sports and City Image Promotion. 9th Asian Media Forum and 3rd Asian City Forum, Chengdu, China (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2012, Aug). Heritage Conservation and Enchanting Destination. 2012 Asian City Forum-­Wuhan Summit, Wuhan, China (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2012, Sep). Spaces in the Sky. Future Cities Lab 2nd International Conference on Territorial Encounters, Zurich, Switzerland (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2012, Nov). The Matter of High-­rise Living. Annual Conference on Ivory Tower – High­‐rise Building in Israel, Tel Aviv, Israel (Invited, Keynote Address)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2013, Oct). Eco-city Planning: Pure Hype or Achievable Concept. 49th ISOCARP Congress, Brisbane, Australia.
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2013, Nov). Public Housing in Singapore: Transforming Lives. 46th EAROPH Regional Conference, Iskandar Malaysia, Malaysia. (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2013, Nov). Urban Development and Management in Asia: Lessons for African Cities. UNCRD and UN-HABITAT Forum for Mayors and Senior Officials on Sustainable Urban Development and Management in Africa, Nairobi, Kenya (Invited, Keynote Address)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2013, Nov). Challenges and Opportunities of Providing Efficient Urban Services. UNCRD and UN-HABITAT Forum for Mayors and Senior Officials on Sustainable Urban Development and Management in Africa, Nairobi, Kenya. (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2014, May). Eco-city in Singapore. 2014 Spring Symposium of Korea Institute of Ecological Architecture and Environment, Seoul, Republic of Korea. (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2014, Oct). Urban Futures of Asian Cities. USAID-UNDP Asia Urban Futures Workshop, Bangkok, Thailand. (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2015, May). The Multiple Transformations of Public Housing in Singapore. The Future of Public Housing Workshop, UBC, Vancouver, Canada (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2015, May). Intensification: Smart Urbanization Development. FIABCI 66th World Real Estate Congress, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2015, Jun). Adaptive Strategies for Climate Resilient Society in Singapore. Regional Workshop for Capacity Development on Low Carbon and Resilient Society in Southeast Asia Countries, Bangkok, Thailand. (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2015, Jul). How Age Friendly is Your Dwelling? National Urban Sustainability R&D Conference, Singapore. (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2015, Oct). To be Inclusive is to be Age-Ready: Perspective from Singapore. 51st ISOCARP Congress, Brussels-Rotterdam.
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2015, Dec). Seniors Parks: The Next Planning Frontier. NParks CUGE Research Seminar 2015, Singapore. (Invited, Keynote Address)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2015, Dec). The silver opportunity in leisure, 6th Asian City Forum: City-Leisure-Future, Dec 2015, Ningbo, China. (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2016, Nov). Planning A City for All Ages in Singapore. Commonwealth Association of Planners Conference 2016, Fiji.
  • Lau, Billy Pik Lik., Marakkalage, Sumudu Hasala., Viswanath, Sanjana Kadaba., Balasubramaniam, Thirunavukarasu., Yuen, Chau., Yuen, Belinda., & Nayak, Richi. (2017, Mar). Extracting Point of Interest and Classifying Environment for Low Sampling Crowd Sensing Smartphone Sensor Data. CASPer 2017: The 4th IEEE PerCom International Workshop on Crowd Assisted Sensing, Pervasive Systems and Communications, Hawaii, USA.
  • Hasala, Marakkalage., Lau, Billy Pik Lik., Kadaba V, Sanjana., Thirunavukarasu, Balasubramaniam., Yuen, Chau., Yuen, Belinda., Nayak, Richi. (2017, Apr). Identifying Points of Interest for Elderly in Singapore through Mobile Crowdsensing. 6th International Conference on Smart Cities and Green ICT Systems, Smartgreens 2017, Porto, Portugal.
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2017, June). Social Sustainability of Singapore Neighbourhoods. World Sustainable Built Environment 2017 Conference, Hong Kong. (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2017, June). Building Capacity for Resilient Singapore. UNDP Asia Forum on the Role of Local and Urban Governments in Building Sustainable and Resilient Cities and Rural Areas, Haiyang, China. (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2017, June). Age-Friendly Housing + in Singapore. ADB Aging Asia and the Pacific, Manila, Philippines. (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2017, Jul). Retooling Neighbourhoods for Older People in Singapore. AESOP 2017 Conference, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2017, Aug). Completing the SDG Loop with Research, UNDP Asia-Pacific Regional Programme (2018-21), Bangkok. (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2017, Oct). Visual Art and Ageing. International Ageing Urbanism Colloquium 2017, Singapore.
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2018, Feb). Growing Older in Singapore Public Housing. International Research Forum on Multi-owned Properties, Melbourne, Australia. (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2018, Apr). European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018: International Perspectives, Brussels, Belgium (invited, panel speaker)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2018, May). Child-friendly Urban Planning. Growing Up Urban Mayors Forum, Surabaya, Indonesia. (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2018, July). Towards age-friendliness in Singapore. Centre for Liveable Cities-Seoul Institute Age-Friendly Cities Panel Discussion: Sharing from Asian Cities, Singapore. (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2018). From Planning to Implementation: Singapore. World Class Sustainable Cities 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Invited, Keynote Address)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2018, Oct). Designing Ageing-friendly Urban Environment. Singapore Health and Biomedical Congress 2018, Singapore. (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2018, Oct). Enabling Aging-in-place in Singapore. 2018 International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU) Ageing, Longevity and Health Conference, Singapore. (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2018, Nov). Inclusive Planning in Urban China. China’s New Urban Agenda Conference, Manchester, UK. (Invited Keynote)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2018, Nov). Retooling the Housing Environment for Ageing in Singapore. ADB Tongji Workshop on Developing Healthy and Age-friendly Cities in the PRC: From Planning to Practice, Shanghai, China. (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2018, Nov). Public Housing in Singapore. Urban Age Conference : Developing Urban Future, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2019, Mar). Arts for Older People: What are We Researching? Arts and Culture Research Symposium. National Arts Council, Singapore. (Invited, Panel Speaker)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2019, May). Amenities in Senior Housing. ADB-NDRC Workshop on Innovative Operations in Elderly Care in PRC, Beijing, China. (Invited Speaker).
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2019, July). Sensing Older People’s Lived Experiences through Visual Images in Singapore. AESOP Annual Congress, Venice, Italy.
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2019, Oct). Planning for Population Ageing in Singapore. Value of Planning Symposium, University of Melbourne, Australia. (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2019, Nov). Innovative Planning and Design of Age-Friendly Neighbourhoods in Singapore. URA Urban Lab Speaker Series: Designing Our Age-friendly City, Singapore. (Invited)
  • Yuen, Belinda. (2020, Sep). Designing Ageing-friendly Cities. DesignSingapore Good Design Research Talk, Singapore. (Invited)