1-4 JUNE 2014
SANDS EXPO & CONVENTION CENTER MARINA BAY SANDS, SINGAPORE
LIVEABLE AND SUSTAINABLE CITIES: COMMON CHALLENGES, SHARED SOLUTIONS www.worldcitiessummit.com.sg
WORLD CITIES SUMMIT 2014
LIVEABLE AND SUSTAINABLE CITIES
COMMON CHALLENGES, SHARED SOLUTIONS
WHAT THE DELEGATES SAY
WORLD CITIES SUMMIT 2014
ABOUT WORLD CITIES SUMMIT
DR. LIU BAO CHUN
DR. FENG LUN
Director General of Foreign Affairs Office, Guangzhou Municipal Government, China
Chairman of the Board, Vantone Holdings Co. Ltd and Chairman, World Future Foundation
I attended the Mayors Forum and learned a lot from other mayors and city managers who talked about how their cities developed and challenges they faced… That’s excellent for learning and I hope we can benefit from it by applying what we have learnt for the future.
HIS EXCELLENCY DR. ALI YOUSIF ABDULNABI AL-SHUKRI Minister of Planning, Iraq
World Cities Summit is definitely very useful to network with many high-level city representatives and learn about each city’s experiences and initiatives. Such forums and conferences are very beneficial in exchanging excellent solutions to problems faced in city planning.
What we can learn from Singapore is its very relevant industrialization experiences… Singapore was able to upgrade and transform itself from a manufacturing industry to a knowledge industry, including biotechnology and medical services, which can be exported to the whole world.
JEREMY BENTHAM Vice President, Global Business Environment, Shell
Having a forum where people come together from the different sectors that is seen to be independent and integrated is a very positive contribution to actually dealing with issues… Singapore is seen as a model for integrated city development and it has become an urban powerhouse.
Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize World CITIES Summit Mayors Forum Plenaries, Forums and Site visits Networking events Over 90% of urban growth occurs in the developing world, adding some 70 million new urban residents annually. The World Bank projects that cities in emerging economies will double to 4 billion people between 2000 and 2030. The key to resilient and sustainable development lies in cities finding the right policies and investments.
How can governments, businesses and citizens share insights and solutions to make our cities more liveable and sustainable? The World Cities Summit is the exclusive and premier platform for government leaders and industry experts to address liveable and sustainable city challenges, share integrated urban solutions and forge new partnerships. Under the theme Liveable and Sustainable Cities: Common Challenges, Shared Solutions, the 4th edition of the biennial World Cities Summit will be held in Singapore from 1 to 4 June 2014, in conjunction with the Singapore International Water Week and CleanEnviro Summit Singapore at the Sands Expo & Convention Center, Marina Bay Sands.
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WORLD CITIES SUMMIT 2014
CONFERENCE AND NETWORKING EVENTS
LEE KUAN YEW WORLD CITY PRIZE
PLENARY SESSIONS World Cities Summit plenary sessions are platforms to gain strategic insights into leadership and governance, and the latest thinking on urban liveability and sustainability. Speakers will include renowned global experts and inspiring city leaders. These sessions are opportunities for delegates to engage senior policy makers, business leaders and industry experts. Companies looking to be profiled positively to an exclusive group of government leaders and decision-makers across the integrated urban solutions value chain should enquire about the extensive range of branding opportunities.
The Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize is a biennial international award that honours outstanding achievements and contributions to the creation of liveable, vibrant and sustainable urban communities around the world. The Prize is awarded to cities and recognises their leaders and organisations for displaying foresight, good governance and innovation in tackling the many urban challenges faced, to bring about social, economic and environmental benefits in a holistic way to their communities. Past Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize Laureates include Bilbao, Spain (2010) and New York City, USA (2012). Delegates can expect to gain insights from the 2014 Prize Laureate and Special Mentions at the Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize Lecture and Forum.
For more information about the Prize, please visit www.leekuanyewworldcityprize.com.sg
In-Focus Forums uncover up-coming city-level projects, development hotspots, industry trends and policies in key markets including China, India, Southeast Asia, Latin America and Africa. The Forums capture the energy of urbanisation across the world today, and translate it into real investment opportunities through the Public-Private Partnership framework. Public and private sector panellists will discuss development opportunities, focusing on best corporate practices and risk mitigation strategies to meet the challenges and opportunities of sustainable urban development and management. Government, industry and investment leaders can discover relevant and lucrative networking and deal-making opportunities in these forums. Reach out to these key decision-makers in specific geographical regions with a customised outreach solution for your branding needs.
The Lee Kuan Yew Prize Award Ceremony and Banquet is a prestigious and elegant networking occasion for participants to extend corporate hospitality to business associates. Talk to us to find out how you can host a table at this event.
WORLD CITIES SUMMIT MAYORS FORUM CITY SHOWCASE NEW The City Showcase is an exhibition at the World Cities Summit 2014 that gives participating city leaders the opportunity to profile their city’s best practices and success stories. Contact us to find out how you can showcase your city to other mayors and city leaders.
Site visits are specially designed half-day tours that allow delegates to see first-hand how policies, programmes and projects can be implemented successfully. Hosted by diverse public sector agencies in Singapore, these visits will give delegates a behind-the-scene look at real urban solutions while providing unique, practical learning experiences.
NETWORKING EVENTS Networking events at the World Cities Summit help delegates connect with the who’s who in the business of integrated urban solutions in a variety of settings from celebratory events to more relaxed affairs. OPENING CEREMONY & WELCOME RECEPTION
The World Cities Summit Mayors Forum is an annual global event for city mayors and leaders to discuss pressing urban issues and share best practices. Based on the theme of Liveable and Sustainable Cities: Common Challenges, Shared Solutions, the 4th edition of the Forum from 13 to 15 June 2013, Bilbao, Spain is expected to cover a wider range of issues with opportunities to translate ideas into business solutions. Hosted by Bilbao Mayor Iñaki Azkuna, the Forum will be chaired by Singapore’s National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan.
2014 SESSIONS INCLUDE: - Opening Plenary - Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize Lecture - Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize Forum - Urban Governance & Financing - Integrated Planning & Development - Urban Resilience - Research & Development
LEE KUAN YEW PRIZE AWARD CEREMONY & BANQUET
CO-LOCATED EVENTS For more information, visit www.worldcitiessummit.com.sg/mayorsforum/
Co-located events offer additional platforms to engage with other city leaders and experts. The 10th Asia Pacific Infrastructure Ministers’ Meeting on 1 June 2014 is a high-level meeting co-located with World Cities Summit 2014. Contact us to discuss how your event can be co-located with the Summit, for mutually beneficial cross-marketing opportunities.
WORLD CITIES SUMMIT 2014
The World Cities Summit 2012
1,203 530 208 64 Delegates
THE WORLD CITIES SUMMIT ATTRACTS HIGH-LEVEL GOVERNMENT LEADERS AND EXPERTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD
World Cities Summit Mayors Forum
Mayors & City Leaders
Ministers and ministerial representatives
Speakers, Moderators & Chairpersons
WHY YOU SHOULD SPONSOR An unrivalled week in Singapore that gathers only the top notch leaders from both public and private sectors from across the fields of city development, urban planning, innovative water and environmental solutions, the 4th edition of the World Cities Summit is the platform to position your company’s thought leadership and practical solutions. Many companies like Accenture, Siemens, IBM, Far East Organisation, GDF Suez, Philips, KPMG have benefitted in 2012, with premium positioning and sharing opportunities with mayors and city leaders.
INVESTORS & FINANCIERS
• Mayors, Ministers, and Political Leaders • Senior City Government Officials
• Investment Banks, Infrastructure Financiers • Investors, Sovereign Funds, Private Equity
INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS, NGOS AND ACADEMIA
Solutions and Service Providers
• Engineering and Construction Companies • Smart City Solution Providers • Technology Solution Providers • Security Solution Providers • Consultancy, Legal and Audit Service Providers
HOW YOU CAN BENEFIT
Network with the who’s who in the world of cities, including ministers, mayors, government officials, experts, industry leaders, and heads of international organisations Receive comprehensive brand recognition from over 19,000 high-level delegates Enhance your brand position as the leading integrated urban solutions provider Showcase your city or business solutions to the international community
• Architects, Designers, Surveyors and Valuers • Property Developers and Consultants • Township Planners and Consultants
• International Organisations • Non-Government Organisations • Academics and Researchers
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Exchange and share your knowledge, expertise and best practices with cities and experts from around the world Uncover business opportunities and forge new partnerships with key city officials and industry players
Programme at a glance
International MEDIA COVERAGE
World Cities Summit
Singapore International Water Week MORNING
SUNDAY 1 JUNE 2014
CleanEnviro Summit Singapore
World Cities Summit Mayors Forum (By Invitation Only) World Cities Summit City Showcase
Opening Ceremony & Welcome Reception
10th Asia Pacific Infrastucture Ministers’ Meeting (By Invitation Only) Singapore International Water Week Programme
MONDAY 2 JUNE 2014
Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize Lecture & Singapore Water Lecture
Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize Forum Singapore International Water Week Programme CleanEnviro Summit Singapore Programme
World Cities Summit City Showcase Exhibitions : SIWW Water Expo and WasteMET Asia Expo
134 19 Media outlets covering
Countries and regions
Worth of media coverage
TUESDAY 3 JUNE 2014
World Cities Summit Plenary 1
“Cities Summit seeks to address urban planning problems”
“Singapore showcase best of urban living”
The AUSTRALIAN 5 july 2012
Urban Governance & Financing Integrated Planning & Development
World Cities Summit Plenary 2
Urban Resilience Research & Development
World Cities Summit City Showcase
Networking Events by Partners & Sponsors
Singapore International Water Week Programme
3 july 2012
Lee Kuan Yew Prize Awards Ceremony & Banquet
CleanEnviro Summit Singapore Programme
“Singapore takes the lead for global cities to find new integrated solutions”
“Vives Presents Barcelona’s ‘Smart City’ Model in Singapore”
Ajuntament de Barcelona
1 july 2012
Exhibitions : SIWW Water Expo and WasteMET Asia Expo
WEDNESDAY 4 JUNE 2014
In-Focus Forum: China
In-Focus Forum: India
In-Focus Forum: Africa / Latin America
In-Focus Forum: Southeast Asia
World Cities Summit Young Leaders / Networking Events
World Cities Summit City Showcase Site Visits
Singapore International Water Week Programme CleanEnviro Summit Singapore Programme Exhibitions : SIWW Water Expo and WasteMET Asia Expo Information accurate as of April 2013
WORLD CITIES SUMMIT The biennial World Cities Summit is an exclusive and premier platform for government leaders and industry experts to address liveable and sustainable city challenges, share integrated urban solutions, and forge new partnerships. Jointly organised by Singaporeâ€™s Centre for Liveable Cities and Urban Redevelopment Authority, key highlights of the Summit include the Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize, and the annual World Cities Summit Mayors Forum.
Held in conjunction with :
SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL WATER WEEK
CLEANENVIRO SUMMIT SINGAPORE
Singapore International Water Week, the global platform to share and co-create innovative water solutions Addressing contemporary challenges, SIWW gathers global water leaders and practitioners from both public and private sectors to engage in discussion and debate, network with key industry players, showcase leadingedge technologies and best practices, and identify practical methodologies to address the worldâ€™s most pressing water issues.
The CleanEnviro Summit Singapore, is the global platform for leaders, senior government officials and policy makers, and industry captains to identify, develop and share practical solutions to address environmental challenges for growing cities. It facilitates the sharing of insights on the latest environmental market trends through its plenary sessions and business forums.
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