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IFLA World Congress Singapore 2018, 18-21 July – More time to get your early-bird passes!


Don’t miss this chance to enjoy a discounted rate when you register for the IFLA World Congress before 31 May 2018. Internationally-renowned speakers include:

Studio RoosegaardeArtist, innovator and a creative thinker, Daan Roosegaarde, runs a social design lab that creates interactive designs exploring the dynamic relationship between people, technology and space and are internationally known for interactive projects such as dune, smart highway and waterlicht.
Teresa Heinz Professor of Sustainable Communities, in the Department of Urban and Environmental Planning, School of Architecture, University of VirginiaTimothy Beatley’s work mainly focuses on the subject of sustainable communities, and creative strategies by which cities and towns can fundamentally reduce their ecological footprints, while at the same time becoming more liveable and equitable places.
Principal Investigator, Ecosystem Services in Urban Landscapes, Future Cities Laboratory & Principal Investigator, Cooling Singapore, Singapore-ETH CentrePeter Edwards has always had a strong interest in the application of science and technology for better policy. In Singapore, he led his teams to find means to maximise ecosystem benefits in urban environments, and ways to mitigate the urban heat island effect in the tropics, to make cities more resilient and liveable.
The congress also features pioneering research in paper presentations across the Biophilic Cities, Smart Nation and Future Resilience tracks, some of which include:

  • Ecological Urban Placemaking, Hawaii
  • Materialising microclimate: designing with data for thermal effect, Australia
  • Bioretention: Biophilic Technology for Urban Stormwater Management, Brazil
  • Foresting Parking Lots, Italy …..and more.

Click here for the conference programme. Book your passes at the link below:


IFLA World Congress Singapore 2018