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“I invite you to Seoul

to brainstorm innovative solutions
for common challenges that Asia is
facing. CITYNET SEOUL CONGRESS 2013
is a wonderful opportunity to prepare
your city for the future.”

MAYOR OF SEOUL
Park Won-soon

 

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“The Asia Pacific region

faces issues that cannot be solved by one city alone.
I, as the President of CITYNET, believe that
at the 2013 CITYNET Seoul Congress we must
utilize innovative city-to-city networks
to build partnerships and cooperation.”

MAYOR OF YOKOHAMA
Fumiko Hayashi

 

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About
2013 CITYNET Seoul Congress

 

CITYNET CONGRESS

CITYNET is proud to announce the 2013 CITYNET Seoul Congress, to be held from November 3-6. The Congress, held once every four years, is a unique opportunity to meet face-to-face with high-level city officials, civil society leaders, and urban activists from across the Asia Pacific and beyond.

 

OBJECTIVE

At the CITYNET Seoul Congress, attendees will network and connect with other urban stakeholders from a wide variety of fields. By working together on common challenges, and learning from one another’s experiences, participants will leave with a deeper understanding of the ways cities can develop sustainably with a people-centered focus.

 

 

 

CONGRESS BREAKDOWN

 

Title      CITYNET SEOUL CONGRESS 2013
Date       Sunday, November 3 – Wednesday, November 6
Venue     Seoul City Hall       Global Center      
Hosted by     Seoul Metropolitan Government       CITYNET
Supported by     Seoul Metropolitan Government
Participants       300+ participants from 83 local governments, 47 associate organizations and 42 partners
Official languages      Official Language English (with Korean translation provided)

 

 

*Please note this schedule is currently in development, and details may change.

For further information, please follow CITYNET oon twitter or like our Facebook page.

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ORGANIZERS








Schedule

Sunday, November 3, 2013

Venue: Global Center Building

No Events

Monday, November 4, 2013

Venue: Seoul City Hall

No Events

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Venue: Seoul Global Center

No Events

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Venue: Global Center Building

No Events

*Please note this schedule is a draft and details may change.


ENDORSING PARTNERS




Speakers

Joao Aleluia_edited2

Mr. Joao Aleluia
Project Coordinator
UNESCAP

UNHabitat - Presenter Photograph - Cecilia Andersson2

Ms. Cecilia Andersson
Human Settlements officer
UN-HABITAT

Shri V.P. Baligar HUDCO Senir Fellow2

Mr. Veerappa Baligar
Chairman & Managing Director
Housing and Urban Development Corporation Limited

Michael Berkowitz2

Mr. Michael Berkowitz
Managing Director
The Rockefeller Foundation

North Dhaka - Mayor Photo - Akhter Hussain Bhuiya

Mr. Akhter Hussain Bhuiya
Mayor/Administrator
Daka North City Corporation

UNHabitat - Presenter Photograph - Marcelo Luis Ebrard Casaubon

Mr. Marcelo Luis Ebrard Casaubón
Chair of the Steering Committee of the UN-Habitat
Global Network on Safer Cities

koreafoundation chaduhyeogn

Dr. Du Heong Cha
Executive Vice President/Program Management
Korea Foundation

University of Singapore - Presenter Photograph2

Dr. Hoong-Chor Chin
Director, Urban Mobility Initiative/safety Studies Initiative
National University of Singapore

Yu jin  choi2

Dr. Yu Jin Choi
Research Fellow
Seoul Institute

Deuk mo chung

Dr. Deuk-mo Chung
Director of Urban Railway Equipment
Seoul Metropolitan Government Infrastructure Headquarter

Lester J

Mr. Lester Dally
Special Representative to Korea
World Bank Group

Balikpapan - Mayor Photograph - Rizal Effindi-edit

Mr. Rizal Effenidi
Mayor of Balikpapan
President of CITYNET-Indonesia

UNESCAP - Climate Change Cluster Presenter Photograph - Iftekhar Enayetullah

Mr. Iftekhar Enayetullah
Director & Co-Founder
Waste Concern

LEO FONSEKA2

Mr. Leo Fonseka
President
Management Resources for Good Governance

Julian Goh  Associate Director  Centre for Liveable Cities_edited2

Mr. Julian Goh
Acting Director
Centre for Liveable Cities

bahagia

Mr. Bahagia Hady
Head
Urban Planning Agency of Banda Aceh Municipality

Vijay Jagannathan2

Dr. Vijay Jagannathan
Senior Fellow
World Resources Institute

InheeKim

Dr. Inhee Kim
Research Fellow
Seoul Institute

James W. Kim

Mr. James W. Kim
General Manager & CEO
Microsoft Korea

UNISDR - Presenter and Facilitator Photograph - YongkyunKIM2

Mr. Yongkyun Kim
Institute Coordinator
UNISDR

president of koica kim

Mr. Young Mok Kim
President of KOICA
Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA)

joonho ko

Dr. Joonho Ko
Research Fellow
Seoul Institute

Dr Vinay D Lall is founder Director General of Society for Development Studies-edited2

Dr. Vinay Lall
Director General and CEO
Society For Development Studies

The Seoul institute President  Changhyun Lee

Dr. Chang Hyun Lee
Director
The Seoul Institute

Korea Transport Institute  Sung Won Lee2

Mr. Sung Won Lee
Vice President
Korea Transport Institute

Steffen Lehmann -edited2

Dr. Steffen Lehmann
Chair Professor of Sustainable Design and Behaviour
University of South Australia

Nguyen Van Lua

Mr. Nguyen Van Lua
Chairman
Tam Ky City People’s Committee

Matthew Lynch    WBCSD - Presenter Photograph2

Mr. Matthew Lynch
Director of the Urban Infrastructure Initiative
World Business Council for Sustainable Development

JED PATRICK E. MABILOG-edited1

Dr. Jed Patrick E. Mabilog
Mayor
Iloilo City

rahman matiur md

Dr. Rahman Matiur
Chief Health Officer
Barisal City Corporation

Alvin A. Mejia   Manager   Clean Air Asia2

Mr. Alvin Mejia
Manager, Low Emissions Urban Development Program
Clean Air Asia

San Fernando - Mayor Photograph&Facilitator - PABLO CAMPOS ORTEGA

Mr. Hon. Pablo Campos Ortega
City Mayor
City Government of San Fernando, Philippines

Clean Air Asia - Facilitator Photography - MARIA KATHERINA (KAYE) PATDU2

Ms. Maria Katherina(Kaye) Patdu
Air Quality and Climate Change Program Manager
Clean Air Asia

UNHabitat - Presenter Photograph - Laura Petrella2

Ms. Laura Petrella
Leader, City Planning, Extension and Design Unit
United Nations Habitat

Dickella Gamaralalage Jagath Premakumara

Dr. Dickella Gamaralalage Jagath Premakumara
Senior Researcher
Kitakyushu Urban Center of the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies

PIEDAR - Head of Organization Photograph - SYED AYUB QUTUB-e

Mr. Syed Ayub Qutub
Executive Director
PIEDAR

Golam Rabbani

Mr. Golam Rabbani
Senior Researcher
Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies

Armen Rostomyan-edited2

Mr. Armen Rostomyan
Programme Officer
UNISDR

Lorenzo Santucci2

Mr. Lorenzo Santucci
Economic Affairs Officer
UNESCAP

Mariko Sato UN HABITAT2

Ms. Mariko Sato
Chief
UN-HABITAT Bangkok

Mr. Alvaro Pinto Scholtbach  UNDP  Director2

Mr. Alvaro Pinto Scholtbach
Director
UNDP – Seoul Policy Centre

Makati-photography-Violeta Somera Seva

Ms. Violeta Somera Seva
Senior Advisor to the Mayor
City of Government of Makati

UNESCAP - Climate Change Cluster Presenter Photograph - Maqsood Sinha

Mr. Maqsood Sinha
Executive Director & Co-Founder
Waste Concern

Lynne Stockstad-edited2

Ms. Lynne Stocksad
General Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
Microsoft Corp.

Mr. Donovan Storey Chief, Sustainable Urban Development United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), Thailand2

Mr. Donovan Storey
Chief of Sustainable Urban Development Section
UNESCAP

Sukabumi - Presenter Photograph - Suherman2

Dr. H. Suherman
Head of Local Hospital

Dr.chang Mo Sung2

Dr. Chang Mo Sung
Department Head
Green Technology Agency

shom teoh

Ms. Shom Teoh
Programme Manager
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies

Jakarta - Chairperson Photograph - Aisa Tobing

Ms. Aisa Tobing
Deputy Secretary General of CITYNET
Jakarta Capital City Government

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Mr. Audrey Wan
Senior Researcher
Microsoft CityNext

Chathura Welivitiya

Mr. Chathura Welivitiya
Chairman/Chief Executive
Human and Environment Links Progressive Organization

Yong Kab Yee2

Mr. Yong Kab Yee
Director, Public Sector
Microsoft Korea

kee young yoo

Dr. Kee Young Yoo
Department Head, Senior Research Fellow
The Seoul Institute

Napaporn Yuberk  Program Manager - GIZ2

Ms. Napaporn Yuberk
Program Manager
GIZ

Mr rae kwon chung-edited3

Mr. Rae Kwon Chung
Director, Environment and Sustainable Development Division
UNESCAP

mary jane

Ms. Mary Jane Ortega
Secretary General of CITYNET
CITYNET

Registration

The deadline for online registration has passed. Online registration is now closed. To register for the 2013 CITYNET Seoul Congress, please contact the CITYNET Partner Development Team at yoon[at]ioconvex.com

 

*Please note that the Congress schedule is currently in development, and details may change. For further information, please follow CITYNET twitter or join CITYNET Facebook.

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