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Sixteen Shades of Smart: How Cities Can Shape Their Own Future

Edited by: Arturo Bris, Christos Cabolis, Chan Heng Chee and Bruno Lanvin

Planning Singapore The Experimental City

Edited by: Stephen Hamnett and Belinda Yuen

Singapore’s Multiculturalism: Evolving Diversity

Authors: Chan Heng Chee, Sharon Siddique, Irna Nurlina Masron and Dominic Cooray

The Data Economy: Implications from Singapore

Authors: Sree Kumar, Warren B. Chik, See-Kiong Ng, Sin Gee Teo

Living Digital 2040: Future Of Work, Education And Healthcare

Authors: King Wang Poon, Hyowon Lee, Wee Kiat Lim, Rajesh Elara Mohan, Youngjin (Marie) Chae, Gayathri Balasubramanian, Aaron Wai Keet Yong, Raymond Wei Wen Yeong

Housing for Older People in Singapore: An Annotated Bibliography

Authors: Belinda Yuen and Emily Soh

A Chance of a Lifetime: Lee Kuan Yew and the Physical Transformation of Singapore

Authors: Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities (LKY CIC) and the Centre for Liveable Cities (CLC)


The LKYCIC Working Paper Series is intended for sharing new and exciting research, reporting preliminary research results and ideas so as to stimulate critical discourse on innovative cities. These can be research in progress or thought pieces and should reference the following author guidelines. Authors interested in contributing original submissions for this series should contact lkycic@sutd.edu.sg for more information.

What is a City For?

Dr. Kotkin reviews the concept of “living well” in the context of what makes a city great. He explores these issues in the “post‐familial city” and the implications on equality, sustainability and happiness. Dr. Kotkin is a Distinguished Presidential Fellow in Urban Futures at Chapman University and the Executive Editor of New Geography. Download the working paper here.  

The Planning of a City-State

The Planning of a City-State provides a comprehensive overview of how the modern city‐state that Singapore is today came to be through planning for housing, transport, environment and heritage. This working paper is authored by Peter Ho, Chairman of the Singapore's Urban Redevelopment Authority. Download the working paper here.



  • Yuen, B. (forthcoming) Rethinking housing in TSAO Foundation State of Ageing. Singapore: World Scientific.
  • Yuen, B. (2019). Adapting public housing to age in place in Singapore in A Lane (Ed.) Urban Environments for Healthy Ageing: A Global Perspective. Routledge.
  • Hou, Y., Moogoor, A. (2019). Spatial analysis of older adults’ travel behaviour in Singapore in A Lane (Ed.) Urban Environments for Healthy Ageing: A Global Perspective. Routledge.
  • Poon, K.W., Lim, W.K. (2018).  Towards a Smart Nation – It’s About People, Ultimately, Living in Smart Cities Innovation and Sustainability. Singapore: World Scientific.
  • Schroepfer, T. (2017). The Future of Cities. Forming/Unforming. Singapore: Singapore University of Technology and Design. 217-239.
  • Yuen, B. & Kumssa, A. (2016). Transition towards sustainable urbanisation in Asia and Africa. In H.G. Brauch et al (Eds.), Handbook on Sustainability Transition and Sustainable Peace. London: Springer.
  • Yuen, B. (2013). Migration and slums in urban Asia. In S. Chatterjee (Ed.), Ending Asian Deprivations: Compulsions for a Fair, Prosperous and Equitable Asia (pp. 220-237). London: Routledge.
  • Yuen, B. (2013). Urban regeneration in Asia: Mega projects and heritage conservation. In M.E. Leary & J. McCarthy (Eds.), Handbook on Urban Regeneration (pp. 127-137). London: Routledge.


  • Willems, T., & Graham, C. (forthcoming). The imagination of Singapore’s Smart Nation as digital infrastructure: Rendering (digital) work invisible. East Asian Science, Technology and Society
  • Chng, S., White, M., Abraham, C., & Skippon, S. (In press). To drive or not to drive? A qualitative comparison of car ownership and transport experiences in London and Singapore. Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives
  • Chatterjee, K., Chng, S., Clark, B., Davis, A., De Vos, J., Ettema, D., Handy, S., Martin, A., & Reardon, L. (In press). Commuting and Wellbeing: A Critical Overview of the Literature with Implications for Policy and Future Research. Transport Reviews
  • Chng, S., White, M., Abraham, C., & Skippon, S. (2019). Consideration of environmental factors in reflections on car purchases: Attitudinal, behavioural and socio-demographic predictors among a large UK sample. Journal of Cleaner Production, 230, 927-936. doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.05.179
  • S H Marakkalage, S Sarica, B PL Lau, S K Viswanath, T Balasubramaniam, C Yuen, Yuen, B, J Luo and R Nayak (2019) Understanding the lifestyle of older population: Mobile crowdsourcing approach, IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems 6(1):82-95
  • Yuen, B. (2019). Moving towards age-inclusive public housing in Singapore, Urban Research and Practice 12(1):84-98
  • C. Ong, L. Fearnley & Siow Boon Chia. (2019). Towards a sustainable future:a holistic inquiry of waste management behaviors of Singapore households, International Journal of Sustainable Development & World Ecology, DOI: 10.1080/13504509.2019.1631898
  • Lane, A., Wong, C.H., Mocnik, S., Song, S., & Yuen, B. (2019). Association of neighborhood social capital with quality of life among older persons in Singapore. Journal of Aging and Health, DOI: 10.1177/0898264319857990
  • Van den Ende, L., Willems, T., and Van Marrewijk, A. (2019). Sociomateriality and the physical environment. In Ayoko, R. and Ashkanasy, N. (Eds.) Organizational Behavior and the Physical Environment. Routledge
  • S. Nansai., K. Onodera, P. Veerajagadheswar., R. E. Mohan., M. Iwase. (2019). Design and experiment of a novel façade cleaning robot with a biped mechanism. Applied Sciences, doi:10.3390/app8122398
  • Lane, A., Wong, C.H., Mocnik, S., Song, S., & Yuen, B. (2019). Association of neighborhood social capital with quality of life among older persons in Singapore. Journal of Aging and Health
  • Lane, A. & Yu, F. (2019). Person-centered attitudes mediate the association between dementia knowledge and help-giving intentions in Singapore. International Psychogeratrics
  • Pow, CP and Neo, H. (2018). Environmental Governance and Citizenship Participation in Nanhing, Habitat International
  • T. T. Tun., R. E. Mohan., M. Kalimuthu., V. Ayyalusami. (2018). Design and development of a glass facade cleaning robot with passive suction cups, driven by self-locking trapezoidal lead screw. Automation in Construction
  • Chng, S., Abraham, C., White, M. P., Hoffmann, C., & Skippon, S. (2018). Psychological theories of car use: An integrative review and conceptual framework. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 55, 23-33. doi: 10.1016/j.jenvp.2017.10.009
  • Yuen, B. (2018). Moving towards age-inclusive public housing in Singapore. Urban Research and Practice, DOI: 10.1080/17535069.2018.1451556
  • Kurniawan, H., C. Ong, L. Cheah. (2018). Examining values and influences affecting public expectations of future urban mobility: a Singapore case study. Transport Policy 66:66-75. doi: 10.1016/j.tranpol.2017.12.014.
  • Y Zhang, MC Tan. (2018). Programmable light-activated gradient materials based on graphene-polymer composites. Advanced Material Interfaces, 1701374
  • S. Patra, S. T. Whaung, W.L. Kwan. (2017). Analysis of heavy metals in Incineration Bottom Ash in Singapore and potential impact of pre-sorting on ash quality. Energy Procedia, 143 (2017) 454–459
  • Nansai, S., Mohan, R. E., Tun, T.T., Veerajagadheswar, P., Pathmakumar, T. (2017). A Novel Nested Reconfigurable Approach for a Glass Façade Cleaning Robot. Inventions 2017, 2, 18.
  • Hou, Y. Traffic congestion, accessibility to employment, and housing prices: A study of single-family housing market in Los Angeles County. Urban Studies 54, no. 15 (2017): 3423-3445
  • Boarnet, M., Giuliano, G., Hou, Y. and Shin, E.J. (2017). First/last mile transit access as an equity planning issue. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice 103 (2017): 296-310
  • Nansai, S., Mohan, R.E. (2016). A survey of wall climbing robots: Recent advances and challenges. Robiotics, 5(3), 14.
  • Poon, K.W., Chae, Y.J., Balasubramanian, G., Yong, A., Tay, E. (2016). Lesson Design Map. Economics and Society 1 — Man and Environment, 26-31
  • Hou, Y. (2016). Traffic Congestion, Polycentricity, and Intrametropolitan Firm Location Choices — A Nested Logit Model for the Los Angeles Metropolitan Area.  Journal of Regional Science 56, no. 4: 683–716
  • Maynard, G., & Ong, C. (2016). Economic Dependency and HIV/AIDS Prevalence in the Developing World: A Comparative, Longitudinal Analysis. Sociological Inquiry (refereed), 86, 189-215
  • Kim, H(2015). Walking distance, route choice, and activities while walking: A record of following pedestrians from transit stations in the San Francisco Bay area. Urban Design International 20(2), 144-157
  • Yuen, B., & Seetharam, K. E. (2015). Building age-friendly cities in ageing Asian tigers. ISOCARP Review 11:202-217.
  • Debnath, A.K., Chin, H.C., Haque M.M., & Yuen, B. (2014). A methodological framework for benchmarking smart transport cities. Cities 37, 47-56
  • Yuen, B. (2013). Challenges and opportunities of providing efficient urban services. Regional Development Dialogue 34(2), 37-52


  • Trenerry, B., Haridas, G., Chng, S., Shah, S. Z., Oh, P. H., Yang, W., & Lim, S. S. (2019, Aug). The gender implications of the future of work in Singapore. Gender Summit 16, Singapore.
  • Remy, S. (2019, Aug). Does industrial diversity promote innovative entrepreneurship? A study of United States metropolitan areas. International Geography Union Urban Commission Annual Meeting, Luxembourg.
  • B Yuen, (2019, July) Sensing older people’s lived experiences through visual images in Singapore, AESOP Annual Congress 2019, Venice, Italy.
  • Chng, S. & Gan, S. (2019, July). Individuals in Smart Cities: Understanding how individuals perceive and react to technological introductions. 13th Biennial Asian Association of Social Psychology, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • Cornet, H., Kong, P., Vallet, F. Lane, A. Theng, Y.L. (2019, Apr). Designing Sustainable Mobility for People at Risk of Social Isolation – Two Cultural Perspectives from Singapore and France. The LENS: the learning Network on Sustainability World Conference: Designing Sustainability for All, Beijing, China
  • Chng, S. (2019, Mar). Industry partnerships for advancing electric vehicle infrastructure in Asia. Electric Vehicles Asia 2019, Singapore.
  • Chan, H.C. (2018, Nov). “Towards Resilient and Empowered Societies. 3rd Raffles Dialogue, Singapore (moderator)
  • Chan, H.C. (2018, Nov). “Smart and Sustainable Urbanisation”. The 16th Asian Pacific Conference of German Business, Jakarta, Indonesia (panel speaker)
  • Chan, H.C. (2018, Nov). “Supercities in the 21st Century.” Bloomberg New Economy Forum, Singapore (panel speaker)
  • Chan, H.C. (2018, Nov). “The United States and Asia: the New Geo-Politics and Geo–Economics”. Edward K Y Chen Distinguished Lecture Series 2018, Hong Kong University, Hong Kong (speaker)
  • Chan, H.C. (2018, Nov). “ASEAN Smart Cities Network: Opportunities for the Region.” ASEAN Smart Cities Network and the Challenges of Urbanization Forum, Asia Society Hong Kong Centre, Hong Kong (moderator)
  • B Yuen, (2018, Nov) Inclusive planning in urban China, China’s New Urban Agenda Conference, Manchester, UK (keynote)
  • B Yuen, (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
  • B Yuen, (2018,Nov) Public housing in Singapore, Urban Age Conference : Developing Urban Future,  Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Chan, H.C. (2018, Oct). The Marshall Bouton Asia Lecture: “The Changing World Order: New Alignments, New Paradigms”, Chicago Council of Global Affairs. Chicago, United States (speaker)
  • Chan, H.C. (2018, Oct). 12th Leaders in Administration Programme, Civil Service College, Singapore (speaker)
  • Chan, H.C. (2018, Oct). “The Future of Happiness”. 11th Singapore Economic Policy Forum 2018, Singapore (panel moderator)
  • Hou, Yuting. (2018, Oct) Understanding the built environment-travel behaviour relationship in real-time from lifelogging images-A study of older adults in three neighbourhoods in Singapore, 58th Annual Meeting of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP), New York, USA.
  • B Yuen,(2018, Oct) Designing ageing-friendly urban environment, Singapore Health and Biomedical Congress 2018, Singapore
  • B Yuen, (2018, Oct) Enabling Aging-in-place in Singapore, 2018 International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU) Ageing, Longevity and Health Conference, Singapore
  • Chan, H.C. (2018, Sep). “Bridging Asia’s Gender Gaps: Building Future on HIStory and HERstory”. The First Women’s Forum, Singapore (speaker)
  • Chan, H.C. (2018, Sep). “Why China’s Highly Strategic Brand of Revisionism is More Challenging than Washington Thinks. Dr Evan Feigenbaum’s, The Paulson Institute, MFA Diplomatic Academy, Singapore (moderator)
  • B Yuen, (2018, Sep) From Planning to implementation:Singapore, World Class Sustainable Cities 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (keynote address)
  • Chan, H.C. (2018, Aug). “Malaysia’s Unexpected Journey towards a New Politics and Foreign Policy”. ISEAS Prominent Speaker Series, Singapore (moderator)
  • Jacobs, Jane M. and Yuen, B. (2018, Aug) Engineering High-rise Living: An historical perspective on infrastructure experimentation and learning. Paper presented at the Annual conference of the Society for the Social Studies of Science, Sydney, Australia.
  • Patra,  S.B. Chia, E.S. Ong, L. Fearnley, W.L.Kwan. (2018, Jul) What Goes in My Bins: Understanding Everyday Waste Management Practices and Overcoming the Recycling Challenge,  CleanEnviro Summit Singapore 2018, Singapore
  • Yuen, B. (2018,Jul) Towards age-friendliness in Singapore, Centre for Liveable Cities-Seoul Institute Age-Friendly Cities Panel Discussion: Sharing from Asian Cities, Singapore
  • Willems, T. (2018, Jul). The Meaning of Craftsmanship in a Digital Age, 34th Colloquium of the European Group for Organization Studies, Tallinn, Estonia
  • Chan, H.C. (2018, Jul). “Insights on Sustainability: A Conversation with Chan Heng Chee”. Moderated by Mariette DiChristina, Chief editor and Science, Singapore (speaker)
  • Chan, H.C. (2018, Jul). “City Solutions for a Livable and Sustainable Future”, World Cities Summit, Singapore (moderator for opening plenary)
  • Jacobs, Jane M. and Yuen, B. (2018, Jun) A history of innovation: Building technology in Singapore’s Housing and Development Board, 1960-1995. Public Lecture hosted by Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities, SUTD, Singapore.
  • Chng, S. (2018, Jun). Encouraging Low-emission Vehicles Purchases? Understand the Underlying Pro-environment Attitudes, Beliefs and Behaviours, International Congress of Applied Psychology, Montreal, Canada
  • Chng, S. Haridas, G, & Willems, T. (2018, Jun). Developing a Framework of Technology Adoption and Resistance for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, International Congress of Applied Psychology, Montreal, Canada
  • Chng. S., Poon, K. W., Hakim Norhashim, N., Hariadas, G., & Willems, T. (2018, June). Understanding the Employees’ Perception of New Technologies during Digital Transformation: A Pilot Study, Singapore Congress on Applied Psychology, Singapore
  • Chng, S. (2018, May). The Psychology of Sustainable Transport Decisions: Car Use, Car Purchase and Beyond, The Psychology of Sustainable Consumption, Philadelphia, USA
  • Haridas, G., Willems, T. (2018, May). The history of manufacturing and the future of work. Technological Innovations and Social Change: The History of Automation and the Future of Work in East-Asia, 1960s-2010s, Hong Kong
  • Yuen, B.  (2018, May) Child Friendly Urban Planning, Growing Up Urban Mayors Forum, Surabaya, Indonesia
  • Yuen, B. (2018, Apr) European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018: International Perspectives, Brussels, Belgium (panel speaker)
  • Chan, H.C. (2018, Apr) Singapore Platform for East West Dialogue, Singapore (speaker)
  • Yuen, B. (2018, Feb).  Growing Older in Singapore Public Housing, International Research Forum on Multi-owned Properties, Melbourne, Australia
  • Hou, Yuting. (2018, Feb) The Intra-urban Spatial Interactions Among Employment Centers: Evidence from Commuting Patterns in the Los Angeles Metropolitan Area, 57th Annual Meeting of the Western Regional Science Association, Pasadena, USA
  • Chan, H.C. (2018, Jan) The Future Politics of Ageing, Singapore Perspectives 2018, Singapore (speaker)
  • Jane M. Jacobs (2017, Nov) Engineering Home. Invited speaker Situating Domesticities In Architecture, workshop hosted by Department of Architecture, NUS, Singapore.
  • Chan, H.C. (2017, Nov) The Evolution of Asia: Impact on Singapore’s Foreign Policy, Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners Asia Conference 2017 , Singapore (keynote address)
  • Chng, S. (2017, Nov). Towards a Unified Framework of Adoption of Healthcare Technologies, Future Health 2017: Innovations Transforming Healthcare, Singapore
  • Hakim Norhashim, N., & Poon, K.W. (2017, Nov). Living Digital 2040: Future of Healthcare, Future Health 2017: Innovations Transforming Healthcare, Singapore
  • Schroepfer, Thomas. (2017, Nov). Die Stadt der Zukunft (The Future City). Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland
  • Willems, T., Chng, S., Haridas, G., & Poon, K.W. (2017, Oct). The shifting landscape of work and organisation: Exploring power relations at work in the Digital Society, The Industrial Revolution 4.0: Preparing for Disruptive Technologies in 21st Century Asia, Singapore
  • Yuen, B. (2017, Oct). Visual Art and Ageing,International Ageing Urbanism Colloquium 2017, Singapore
  • Hou, Y. (2017, Oct).  Spatial Analysis of Older Adults’ Travel Behaviour in Singapore: Results from the 2012 Household Interview Travel Survey, International Ageing Urbanism Colloquium 2017, Singapore
  • Chen, J. (2017, Oct). Active Ageing and the Built Environment: Early Findings on Neighbourhood-Level Barriers to Walking in Bukit Panjang, International Ageing Urbanism Colloquium 2017, Singapore
  • Lane, A. (2017, Oct). Neighbourhood Social Capital and Quality of Life, International Ageing Urbanism Colloquium 2017, Singapore
  • Chan, H.C. (2017, Oct) Asia’s Future Cities: Sustainable, Liveable, Loveable?, DP 50 Design Future Conference – People, Places, Partnerships, Singapore (keynote address)
  • Chan, H.C. (2017, Oct) Singapore, Asia and the World, Asia Journalism Fellowship, Singapore (speaker)
  • Chan, H.C. (2017, Oct) 10 as 1, S Rajaratnam Endowment Youth Model ASEAN Conference (SRE-YMAC), Singapore (speaker)
  • Chan, H.C. (2017, Sep) Navigating the New World Order: Critical Uncertainties and Possible Scenarios, Singapore Summit, Singapore (speaker)
  • Chan, H.C. (2017, Aug) Innovation Beyond Borders, Leaders in Science Forum (panel speaker)
  • Chan, H.C. (2017, Aug) The evolving US-China relationship: Implications for the region, 10th Anniversary of China Studies in English (CSE) Celebration (keynote address)
  • Yuen, B. (2017, Aug) Completing the SDG Loop with Research, UNDP Asia-Pacific Regional Programme (2018-21), Bangkok
  • Schroepfer, Thomas. (2017, Jul). Future Urban Typologies for Enhancing Liveability in Singapore. The Future of Cities Conference, Singapore
  • Patra, S. T. Whaung, W.L. Kwan. (2017, Jul). Analysis of heavy metals in Incineration Bottom Ash in Singapore and potential impact of pre-sorting on ash quality. World Engineers Summit – Applied Energy Symposium & Forum: Low Carbon Cities & Urban Energy Joint Conference, Singapore
  • Yuen, B. (2017, Jul) Retooling neighbourhoods for older people in Singapore, AESOP 2017 Conference, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Chan, H.C. (2017, Jul). Shakeup without Trump: Leadership in an Age of Upheaval, Far East Organization Leadership Speaker Series (speaker)
  • Schroepfer, Thomas. (2017, Jun). Dense and Green Cities. Singapore Urban Sustainability Congress, Singapore
  • Chan, H.C. (2017, Jun). Singapore is Not an Island – Views on Singapore Foreign Policy, RSIS Distinguised Book Launch by Ambassador Bilahari Kausikan, Ambassador-at-Large, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore (panel speaker)
  • Chan, H.C. (2017, Jun). Lockheed Martin Shangri-la Dialogue Roundtable, The IISS Shangri-La Dialogue, The Asia Security Summit, Singapore
  • Yuen, B. (2017, Jun) 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
  • Yuen, B. (2017, Jun) Age-friendly housing+ in Singapore, ADB Aging Asia and the Pacific, Manila, Philippines
  • Yuen, B. (2017, Jun). Social sustainability of Singapore neighbourhoods, World Sustainable Built Environment 2017 Conference, Hong Kong
  • Chan, H.C. (2017, May). Mastering the Art of Professional Communication, CELC Oral Communication Camp 2017, NUS (panel speaker)
  • Chan, H.C. (2017, Apr). Transforming the Urban Landscape, Milken Institute Global Conference 2017, Los Angeles (panel speaker)
  • Hasala M.S., Lik B. L. P., Kadaba V. S., Thirunavukarasu B., Yuen C., Yuen B., Nayak R. (2017, Apr). Identifying Points of Interest for Elderly in Singapore through Mobile Crowdsensing, 6th International Conference on Smart Cities and Green ICT Systems
  • Chan, H.C. (2017, Mar). Asian views on US role in Asia and the future of the re-balance in Singapore, The Asia Foundation, Launch of book, Singapore (speaker)
  • Lau, B. P. L., Marakkalage, S. H., Viswanath, S. K.,Balasubramaniam, T., Yuen, C., Yuen, B. and Nayak, R. (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.
  • Chan, H.C. (2017, Feb). Unintended Consequences in Singapore, Behavioural Sciences Institute Conference 2017, Singapore (panel speaker)
  • Chan, H.C. (2017, Feb). Harmony in Diversity – Arts, Culture and Language, International Women’s Forum (IWF) 20th Anniversary Celebration 2017, Singapore (panel speaker)
  • Schroepfer, Thomas. (2017, Jan). Future Urban Typologies for Enhancing Liveability in Singapore, Cities Roundtable 2017, Singapore
  • Powers, J. (2017, Jan). International Roundtable on The Future of the Economy, Singapore (speaker)
  • Chan, H.C. (2016, Dec). World Review 2016. Channel NewsAsia. (panel speaker)
  • Chan, H.C. (2016, Dec). The making of a Smart Nation, Berlin Dialogue Platform Smart Cities. (keynote speaker)
  • Poon, K.W., Lim, W.K., Balasubramanian, G. (2016, Dec). How Professionals Are Refashioning Their Craft Around Computerization: The Case of Accountis, De Lange X Conference on Humans, Machines and Future of Work, United States
  • Chan, H.C. (2016, Nov). U.S Presidential Elections. IPS Corporate Associates Programme – Dialogue with Steve Clemons. (speaker)
  • Yuen, B. (2016, Nov). Planning a city for all ages in Singapore, Commonwealth Association of Planners Conference, Fiji
  • Cheah, L. (2016, Oct). On the Move in 2040: A Foresight Study on Urban Mobility in Singapore. LTA-UITP Singapore International Transport Congress and Exhibition, Singapore.
  • Powers, J. (2016, Jul). Thoughts on Innovation Ecosystems and Evidence from The Future of the Economy Study under the Future of Cities Project. IPS-CFE Conference on the Future Economy of Singapore, Singapore.
  • Chan, H.C. (2016, Jun). Will Geoeconomics trump Geopolitics. The London Conference. (panel speaker)
  • Chan, H.C. (2016, Jun). International Conference SUTD on Cities and Citizenships. (speaker for opening remarks)
  • Chan, H.C. (2016, Jun). The Power and Limitations of Global Cities. Chicago Forum on Global Cities. (speaker)
  • Youngjin Chae. (2016, May). Flexible Solar Textiles with Style for Future Smart Clothing System, Fiber Society Conference 2016, France
  • Zahraei, S. M., C. Choo, W. Cheema, L. Cheah. (2016, Feb). Foresight Study on Singapore Urban Mobility: Methodologies and Preliminary Insights. 2nd Asia-Pacific Conference on Complex Systems Design & Management, Singapore.
  • Chan, H.C. (2016, Feb). Future Matters. Behavioural Science Institute (BSI) conference of SMU, Singapore. (speaker)
  • Chan, H.C. (2016, Jan). The Future of We. IPS Singapore Perspectives 2016. (panelist)
  • Yuen, B. (2015, Dec). The silver opportunity in leisure. 6th Asian City Forum: City-Leisure-Future, Ningbo, China.
  • Yuen, B. (2015, Dec). Seniors Parks: The Next Planning Frontier. NParks CUGE Research Seminar, Singapore. (keynote address)
  • Schroepfer, Thomas. (2015, Nov). Future Urban Typologies for Enhancing Liveability in Singapore, Cities Roundtable, Singapore
  • Schroepfer, Thomas. (2015, Nov). Future Urban Typologies for Enhancing Liveability in Singapore, GreenUrbanScape Asia 2015, Singapore
  • Chan, H.C. (2015, Nov). Cities Roundtable, Singapore. (keynote address)
  • Chan, H.C. (2015, Nov). Excellence and Equal Access in Future Learning. Nobel Prize Series Conference. (panel speaker)
  • Yuen, B. (2015, Oct). To be inclusive is to be age-ready: Perspective from Singapore. 51st ISOCARP Congress, Brussels-Rotterdam.
  • Chan, H.C. (2015, Oct). Integration Seminar. (keynote address)
  • Nair, P. (2015, Sep). How age-Friendly is your urban environment? Capstone Presentation School of Social Sciences, Singapore Management University, Singapore.
  • Chan, H.C. (2015, Sep). What Makes a City Smart. Commonwealth Study Leaders conference. (speaker)
  • Chan, H.C. (2015, Jul). Singapore at 50: What lies ahead. IPS-LKYSPP-NUS Conference, Singapore.
  • Chan, H.C. (2015, Jul). Foresight Conference, Singapore.
  • Chan, H.C. (2015, Jul). The Future of Cities. Urban Sustainability R&D Congress, Singapore. (keynote speaker)
  • Yuen, B. (2015, Jul). How age friendly is your dwelling? Urban Sustainability R&D Conference, Singapore.
  • Chan, H.C. (2015, Jun). World Cities Summit Mayors Forum, New York, United States.
  • Yuen, B. (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.
  • Yuen, B. (2015, May). The multiple transformations of public housing in Singapore. The Future of Public Housing Workshop, UBC, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Yuen, B. (2015, May). Intensification: Smart urbanisation development. FIABCI 66th World Real Estate Congress, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Kim, H. (2015). Climate-Responsive Urban Design: A Wind-Oriented Approach. Lecture at the Graduate School of Environment Studies, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea.
  • Lim, W.K. (2015). Enacting Risk Governance in China after the 2003 SARS Crisis. Society on Risk Analysis (SRA) World Congress on Risk, Singapore.
  • Lim, W.K. (2015). Enacting Disaster Governance: Governmentalizing Emergency Management in China in the Post-SARS Era. Workshop on Decentralised Disaster Governance in Urbanising Asia, Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore, Singapore.
  • Lim, W.K. (2015). Of Minds, Morals, and Methods: Combining Moral Meteorology and Disaster Relief in the Historiography of China’s Disaster Management. D. Kim Foundation Workshop on the History and Social Study of Science, Technology and Medicine in Asia, Tembusu College, National University of Singapore, Singapore.
  • Viswanath, S. K., Yuen, C., Ku, X., & Liu, X. (2014, Oct). Smart tourist – passive mobility tracking through mobile application. IoT Mobility Conference, Rome, Italy.
  • Yuen, B. (2014, Oct). Urban Futures of Asian Cities. USAID-UNDP Asia Urban Futures Workshop: Shaping Solutions to the Challenges of Tomorrow for Asia’s Cities, Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Yuen, B. (2014, May). Eco-city in Singapore. 2014 Spring Symposium of Korea Institute of Ecological Architecture and Environment, Seoul, Republic of Korea.
  • Yuen, B. (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.
  • Yuen, B. (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.  (keynote address)
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