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Day 0 (Tues, 16 May): Welcome to Singapore!

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Arrivals

60 participants flying into Singapore from 10 ASEAN countries.
You will be warmly welcomed at the Singapore Changi Airport, and shuttled to the Hotel for your check-in.

1400hrs: Check-in

Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, the premier conference location right next to the historic Singapore River.

1900hrs: Welcome Dinner

Enjoy an alfresco buffet at the Riverside Promenade, mingling with fellow participants and facilitators who will be spending the enriching week of workshops with you.

Registration

Collect your goodiebag, and the per diem (all 5 days) for the Workshop.

  • Arrivals

    A warm welcome!
  • Check-in

    Settle in and freshen up
  • Welcome dinner

    Outdoor buffet along Singapore River
  • Ice-breaking

    Get to know your YSEALI Workshop mates.
  • Liveability

    What lies in our hands?
  • Smart Growth

    Urban planning and the smart growth of cities.
  • Place-making

    Shaping THE destination.
  • Iconic Landscape

    Internationally renowned attractions.
  • Water Resources

    Much more than a water treatment plant.

Day 1 (Wed, 17 May): What makes Cities liveable?

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0800hrs: Breakfast

Curated cuisine from around the world.

0900hrs: Liveable Cities
- Facilitated by Mr Teo Jing Kok, Mr Peter Hyland, and Mr Damian Tang

Themes:
  • Urban Planning & Smart Growth
  • Singapore Planning Landscape
  • Greening Singapore

1030hrs: Morning Tea

1100hrs: Interactive Workshop

1230hrs: Distribution of Vox Audios

1300hrs: Lunch

Buffet lunch at hotel.

1400hrs: Singapore and Its Physical Landscape

Field Trips:
  • Urban Redevelopment Authority
  • Marina Barrage
  • Kampong Glam
  • Singapore River
  • Marina Bay

1900hrs: Dinner

Local Singaporean food galore at Gluttons Bay.

2100hrs: Back to Hotel

Rest!

Day 2 (Thurs, 18 May): Infrastructure to Support Live | Work | Play

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0800hrs: Breakfast

Curated cuisine from around the world.

0900hrs: Diversification of the Economy and Job Creation
- Facilitated by Mrs Seetoh Kum Chun, Mr Jack Sim, Mr Mohinder Singh and Mr Wilfred Loo

Themes:
  • Master Planning for Industry and Economic Development
  • Water and Sanitation
  • Transportation Planning

1030hrs: Morning Tea

1100hrs: Interactive Workshop

1300hrs: Lunch

Buffet lunch at hotel.

1400hrs: Industrial Development viewed through Industrial Parks

Field Trips:
  • OneNorth
  • Cleantech Park
  • Jurong Industrial Park

1900hrs: Dinner

Indonesian cuisine at Cumi Bali.

2000hrs: Coffee/tea at Omega Terrace. Share your thoughts!

In Tanjong Pagar Conservation Area, with birds' eye view by night.

2100hrs: Back to Hotel

Rest!

  • Industrial Development

    Planning ahead to future needs.
  • Industrial Planning

    Zoning land according spatial requirements.
  • Infrastructure

    The invisible support for life of cities.
  • Water and Sanitation

    Resources determining quality of life.
  • Transportation

    A complete system of modes and hierarchies.
  • Housing and Sustainability

    Providing social fabric beyond physical houses.
  • Smart Growth

    Cities can develop smartly.
  • Social Innovation

    Reinventing the way to live.
  • Civic Engagement

    It takes a village to raise a child.
  • Cross-sector Partnerships

    Shaping the community from different aspects.
  • Cultural Gala Dinner

    Show us what you've got!

Day 3 (Fri, 19 May): More than living in the Singapore New Town.

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0800hrs: Breakfast

Curated cuisine from around the world.

0900: The Importance of Policy and Urban Design
- Facilitated by Mr Jeffrey Ho and Prof Jurgen Rosemann

Themes:
  • Housing and Sustainability
  • Future Trends
  • Technology: Smart Cities, Social Innovation & Civic Engagement
  • Cross sector Partnerships

1030hrs: Morning Tea

1100hrs: Interactive Workshop

1300hrs: Lunch

Buffet lunch at hotel.

1400hrs: Efficient and Well-provided Townships

Field Trips:
  • Housing & Development Board - AV Show and Briefing
  • Birds' Eye View of Toa Payoh New Town
  • Drive-through Toa Payoh New Town

1830: Photo Booth

Bring home your memories! Two hours of unlimited 4R photo-taking with your friends!

1900hrs: Cultural Dinner

Your big evening to perform and show us your country and its cultures. Multi-ethnic Drum Performance by PyramidArts.

Day 4 (Sat, 20 May): Can we balance Development with Heritage and Conservation?

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0800hrs: Breakfast

Curated cuisine from around the world.

0900hrs: Balancing Development With Heritage and Conservation
- Facilitated by Ms Evlyn Cheong, Mr Yeo Kirk Siang and Mr Ong Teong Pin

Themes:
  • Intangible Cultural Heritage
  • Development Control
  • Conservation

1030hrs: Morning Tea

1100hrs: Interactive Workshop

1300hrs: Lunch

Buffet lunch at hotel.

1400hrs: Cultural Heritage Areas

Field Trips:
  • Waterloo Street
  • Little India
  • Gardens By the Bay

1900hrs: Dinner

Satay By the Bay!

2100hrs: Post-dinner Drive

Night view of the Geylang Informal Sector.

2200hrs: Back to Hotel

Rest!

  • Balance

    Immensely different demands and pressures.
  • Development

    Estabilishing controls to guide the city fabric.
  • Conservation

    Heritage protection of our cultural roots.
  • Natural Resources

    We need them for survival.
  • Tourism

    Putting the red dot on the world map.
  • Wrapping Up

    How do we take the leap?
  • Examine

    A closer look into the applicability.
  • Serving Asia

    Singapore and ASEAN roles and experience.
  • Let Hope Rise!

    Sending love and hope back to home countries.

Day 5 (Sun, 21 May): Disruptive Ideas in Urban Planning

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0800hrs: Breakfast

Curated cuisine from around the world.

0900hrs: Disruptive Ideas in Urban Planning: Idea Sharing on Applying Lessons
- Moderated by Ms Evlyn Cheong

Panelists:
  • Time Disruption (Jack Sim)
  • Space Disruption (Tan Cheng Siong)
  • Technology Disruption (Brian Jennett)
  • Economic Disruption (Linda Low)
  • Social Disruption (Peter Hyland)
  • Behavioural Disruption (Bernise Ang)

1030hrs: Morning Tea

1100hrs: Interactive Workshop

1200hrs: Check-out

1300hrs: Farewell Buffet Lunch

Last big buffet lunch at hotel.

So Long, Farewell ...

Thank you for the great time! Bon Voyage~

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