World Class Sustainable Cities

Date: 10 August 2017
Companies: Real Estate & Housing Developers’ Association Malaysia (REHDA), Malaysian Institute of Planners (MIP) and Malaysian Institute of Architects (PAM)

REHDA, MIP and PAM will be jointly organising the 9th International Conference on World Class Sustainable Cities 2017 (WCSC 2017) on 10 August 2017 at The Royale Chulan Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.

Endorsed by Kuala Lumpur City Hall, this year’s conference is themed Transforming Cities: Design, Nature & Human Lives. It will address the current and future urban challenges faced in meeting the demands of an ever-increasing populous nation and achieving high-income economy status.

Five distinguished international speakers have been invited, namely, Takayuki Kubo, senior researcher, Fukuoka Asian Urban Research Center, Japan; Mochamad Ridwan Kamil, mayor of Bandung, Indonesia; Pascal Mittermaier, global managing director, Cities at The Nature Conservancy, USA; Professor Huang Tianqi, Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning, Chongqing University, China; and Gil Penalosa, founder and chair of the board, 8 80 Cities, Toronto, Canada.

In conjunction with WCSC 2017, a photography competition will be launched to encourage Malaysians to portray and highlight their perspectives of the live in.