2nd Annual International GSTF Conference on Urban Planning and Property Development (UPPD) 2016 Singapore

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  • The Annual Inter­na­tional Con­fer­ence on Urban Plan­ning and Prop­erty Devel­op­ment (UPPD) serves as a plat­form for aca­d­e­mics, researchers, sci­en­tists, con­sul­tants and pol­icy mak­ers to inter­act and dis­cuss how to improve urban plan­ning and prop­erty devel­op­ment in order to enhance the lifestyle of the com­mu­nity. The con­fer­ence will pro­vide an oppor­tu­nity for the par­tic­i­pants to exchange novel ideas and new research devel­op­ment infor­ma­tion in the field of urban plan­ning, urban design, real estate and prop­erty devel­op­ment. To share expe­ri­ences and explore sci­ence, meth­ods, tools, analy­sis as applied to these studies.

    The 2nd UPPD 2016 will be held on Octo­ber 1011, 2016 in Sin­ga­pore at the Fort Can­ning Hotel and is organ­ised by the Global Sci­ence and Tech­nol­ogy Forum (GSTF).

    Keynote Addresses

    • Ass. Prof. Michael Budig – Archi­tec­ture and Sus­tain­able Design, Sin­ga­pore Uni­ver­sity of Tech­nol­ogy and Design, Singapore
    • Prof. Angus Shuenn-​Ren Liou, D.Arch – Pro­fes­sor of Archi­tec­ture, Grad­u­ate Insti­tute of Cre­ative Indus­tries Design, National Cheng Kung Uni­ver­sity, Taiwan
    • Assoc. Prof. Thomas Chung – School of Archi­tec­ture, The Chi­nese Uni­ver­sity of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

    Con­fer­ence Highlights

    • Pub­li­ca­tions: All accepted papers and pre­sented papers at the con­fer­ence (UPPD 2016) will be pub­lished either in the Journals
      • GSTF Jour­nal of Engi­neer­ing Tech­nol­ogy (JET) (Print ISSN: 22513701, E-​periodical: 2251-​371X). All sub­mit­ted papers will go through blind review process for accep­tance. GSTF JET is hosted and pub­lished on Springer’s Open Access pub­lish­ing plat­form – Global Sci­ence Jour­nals (GSJ). In addi­tion, it will be indexed by EBSCO, Cross­Ref, Pro­Quest, Ulrich­sweb, Cabell’s Direc­to­ries and will be sub­mit­ted to Google Scholar, Index­Coper­ni­cus, Sci­enceDi­rect, amongst others.
      • The Con­fer­ence Pro­ceed­ings will be indexed by Ulrich­sweb, EBSCO, Cross­Ref, Pro­Quest, and will be sub­mit­ted to Sci­enceDi­rect and Sco­pus amongst oth­ers, where applicable.
    • Best Paper Awards and Best Stu­dent Paper Awards will be con­ferred at the con­fer­ence (in order to qual­ify for the award, the paper must be pre­sented at the conference).
    • Panel Pro­pos­als are invited for sub­mis­sion. A min­i­mum of three papers cen­ter­ing on a spe­cific topic will be accepted for sub­mis­sion under Panel Category.

    Con­fer­ence Topics

    Top­ics of inter­est include, but are not lim­ited to:

    • Urban design as Social Innovation
    • Knowledge-​driven Plan­ning process
    • Curat­ing the City
    • Sus­tain­able cities
    • Low car­bon precincts
    • Tools and Tech­niques for Mobil­i­sa­tion of Land for Urban Development
    • Incen­tives to pro­mote Res­i­den­tial Development
    • Afford­able Hous­ing as part of Pub­lic Policy
    • Devel­op­ment of Slums
    • Urban Design
    • Real Estate Development
    • Urban Form
    • Urban Land­scape
    • Trans­porta­tion
    • Urban Mor­phol­ogy
    • Urban mor­pho­log­i­cal theory
    • Urban mor­pho­log­i­cal meth­ods and techniques
    • The evo­lu­tion of urban form
    • Agents of change
    • Revis­it­ing urban mor­pho­log­i­cal classics
    • Mul­ti­dis­ci­pli­nar­ity in urban morphology
    • Com­par­a­tive stud­ies of urban form
    • Inte­grated approaches
    • Teach­ing urban form
    • The rela­tions between research and practice
    • Small towns, net­works and mobility
    • Small town and land issues
    • Urban sys­tems and hierarchies
    • Emerg­ing towns: gen­e­sis and history
    • Role of pol­i­tics, role of spon­ta­neous urbanisation
    • Small town economy
    • Small towns and sus­tain­able development
    • Design Man­age­ment and Pro­fes­sional Practice
    • Spa­tial and Envi­ron­men­tal Design
    • Pub­lic Transport
    • Geopol­i­tics


    Pro­gram Chair

    • Prof. Avi Fried­man – Direc­tor, Afford­able Homes Research Group, School of Archi­tec­ture, McGill Uni­ver­sity, Canada


    • Prof. Bruce Frankel – Coor­di­na­tor, Real Estate Devel­op­ment Pro­grams, Depart­ment of Urban Plan­ning, Col­lege of Archi­tec­ture & Plan­ning, Ball State Uni­ver­sity, USA
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