IBEW 2021 PROGRAMME

7 SEP 2021 (TUE)

OPENING CEREMONY

GUEST OF HONOUR:
  • MR. DESMOND LEE, Minister for National Development & Minister-in-charge of Social Services Integration
MODERATOR
  • MS. JESSICA CHEAM, Founder and Managing Director, Eco-Business

OPENING PLENARY: GROWTH POTENTIAL IN A NET ZERO WORLD

The commitment to achieve carbon neutrality is gaining momentum among investors like never before. Businesses are taking this net zero path, as stakes are high without. This plenary sheds light on the long term growth potential in a net-zero world, and discusses how organisations must plan to achieve net zero success

SPEAKERS:
  • MR. JASON F. MCLENNAN, Chief Executive Officer, McLennan Design
  • MR. FREDERICK TEO, Managing Director, Sustainable Solutions, Temasek
  • MR. VINOD KESAVA, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder, Climate Resources Exchange
  • AR. LISA MICHELLE BATE, Global Sustainability Lead / Senior Principal, B + H Architects
MODERATOR
  • ER. YVONNE SOH, Executive Director, Singapore Green Building Council

BE CONNECT: TAKING UP THE CHALLENGE – SUPER LOW ENERGY BUILDINGS

Discover the next lap of Singapore’s green building development and find out how two exemplary Super Low Energy Building project teams are pushing the envelope of environmental sustainability to achieve their business case and address climate change.

SPEAKERS:
  • AR. SIAH PUAY LIN, Director, SJ Architecture, Surbana Jurong
  • MR. JACOB WONG SAN TA, Executive Director, Kwan Yong Construction Pte Ltd
  • AR. IVY KOH, Director, SJ Architecture, Surbana Jurong
  • MR. THOMAS CHU, Managing Director, Boustead Projects Limited
  • MR. PRAVEEN HASSAN CHANDRASHEKAR, Head, Sustainability & Resilience Office, Surbana Jurong
MODERATOR
  • MS. FARIZAN D’AVEZAC DE MORAN, Senior Partner, GreenA Consultants Pte Ltd

SPOTLIGHT PLENARY: TOWARDS ZERO CARBON – FROM BUILDINGS TO CITIES

Even as sustainability initiatives spring up across the world, what else can cities do to achieve net zero?  This plenary explores the opportunities and challenges that come with this vision, offering insights for a better understanding of the need, potential and best practices that will help the world achieve this ambitious goal.

SPEAKERS:
  • MS. VICTORIA KATE BURROWS, Director of Advancing Net Zero, World Green Building Council
  • MS. ESTHER AN, Chief Sustainability Officer, City Developments Limited
  • AR. TANG KOK THYE, President of Singapore Green Building Council and Associate Partner, ADDP Architects LLP
  • MR. ANG KIAN SENG, Group Director for Environmental Sustainability Group, Building and Construction Authority
MODERATOR
  • MS. JOELLE CHEN, Sustainability Director, Singapore, Lendlease

8 SEP 2021 (WED)

LEADERSHIP PLENARY: BUILDING A RESILIENT AND AGILE ECOSYSTEM

COVID-19 has highlighted the urgency for the built environment ecosystem to build resilience and agility and find growth opportunities to meet changing needs. Join renowned built environment leaders as they offer insights on how to build a robust industry value chain and share on how to create and preserve business value in the face of adversity

SPEAKERS:
  • MR. NEO CHOON KEONG, Deputy Chief Executive Officer for Industry Development,
    Building and Construction Authority
  • MR. DAVID HUTTON, Group Head of Development, Lendlease Asia Holdings Pte Ltd
  • MR. FRANCK LOMBARD, Managing Director, Dragages Singapore
  • AR. ONG TZE BOON, Group Executive Chairman, Ong & Ong
MODERATOR
  • PROF. ANNIE KOH, Professor Emeritus of Finance, Singapore Management University

BE CONNECT: SMART FACILITY MANAGEMENT (FM) - THE WAY FORWARD

With buildings and infrastructure increasingly being powered by a multitude of smart technologies, it is important to leverage an integrated platform to optimise resources and streamline processes for a smoother delivery of services across multiple facilities and locations.  Join us as we hear success stories of building owners and their solution providers crossing boundaries with the implementation of smart FM systems.

SPEAKERS:
  • MR. FUJI FOO, Chief Digital Officer, Certis
  • MR. ALVIN KEK, Senior Vice President, Rail Operations, SMRT Trains Ltd
  • MR. JAMES NG, Deputy Director for Business Development, SMM Pte Ltd
  • MR. GARY PNG, Director, Estates & Facilities Management, Temasek Polytechnic
  • ER. JAMES CHAN, Managing Director, SMM Pte Ltd
MODERATOR
  • MR. TONY KHOO, President, Singapore International Facility Management Association

BE IN AWE: DRIVING GROWTH THROUGH INNOVATION

Innovation is a challenging yet necessary component in the transformation of the built environment sector.  Hear from industry experts as they share how leading firms are leveraging innovation to transform their businesses and explore how an ecosystem can be set up to successfully drive technology advancement in the built environment sector

SPEAKERS:
  • PROF. QUEK TONG BOON, Chief Scientific Advisor of Ministry of Trade and Industry and Chief Executive of National Robotics Programme
  • MR. ALLAN TAN, Managing Director, United Tec Construction
  • MR. ALLAN CHALMERS, Senior Industrialized Construction Specialist, Autodesk
  • MR. GAURAV KIKANI, Vice President of Strategy, Operations & Finance, Built Robotics Inc.
MODERATOR
  • MR. CHENG TAI FATT, Managing Director for Built Environment Research & Innovation Institute (BERII), Building and Construction Authority

KEYNOTE PLENARY: SMART BUILT ENVIRONMENT

Technology is an integral part of our cities and our built environment.  Hear from our eminent panel of technologists and innovators as they deliberate on the latest trends and share how firms can leverage innovative technologies to transform their businesses and accelerate growth in the built environment sector.

SPEAKERS:
  • MR. CHIN CHI LEONG, Deputy Chief Executive Officer for Building Control, Building and Construction Authority
  • DR. WILL CAVENDISH, Digital Services Leader and Lead, Advanced Digital, Arup
  • MR. MARK ENZER, Chief Technology Officer for Mott MacDonald, Director of the Centre for Digital Built Britain
  • MR. NG THENG HAW ALVIN, Vice President, Digital Solutions APAC, Johnson Controls (S) Pte Ltd
MODERATOR
  • MR. NG KOK WAN, Managing Director for Built Environment Technology Alliance (BETA), Building and Construction Authority

9 SEP 2021 (THU)

CEOS IN CONVERSATION: RE-IMAGINING THE FUTURE OF SINGAPORE’S BUILT ENVIRONMENT

The climate emergency faced by our generation, technological disruption, manpower shortage and COVID-19 have pressed home the urgent need for quicker transformation of the built environment sector in Singapore. Join the discourse as industry thought leaders weigh in on the future of Singapore’s built environment sector and how it can align itself with the Singapore Green Plan 2030, a whole-of-nation movement to help advance Singapore’s national agenda on sustainable development.

GUEST OF HONOUR:
  • MR. TAN KIAT HOW, Minister of State, Ministry of Communications and Information & Ministry of National Development
SPEAKERS:
  • MR. KELVIN WONG, Chief Executive Officer, Building and Construction Authority
  • MR. LUKE GOH, Chief Executive Officer, National Environment Agency
  • MR. LIAM WEE SIN, Group Chief Executive, UOL Group Ltd
  • MR. YONG HSIN YI NEIL, Executive Director, Woh Hup (Private) Limited
  • AR. SEAH CHEE HUANG, Chief Executive Officer, DP Architects
MODERATOR
  • MR. MICHAEL KOH, Executive Fellow, Centre for Liveable Cities

BE INSPIRE: BLUE SKY ITM

While Singapore’s built environment is shaped by the ITM goals and objectives of productivity, sustainability and digitalisation, are we on the right track in meeting the needs of future generations?  Come and be inspired by the discussion amongst industry thought leaders on their vision and exceptionally forward-looking urban approach to Singapore 2100

SPEAKERS:
  • MR. WONG MUN SUMM, Founding Director, WOHA Architects Pte. Ltd.
  • MR. YONG HSIN YI NEIL, Executive Director, Woh Hup (Private) Limited
  • DR. SHAWN LUM, Senior Lecturer of Asian School of the Environment, Nanyang Technological University
  • DR. NIRMAL KISHNANI, Associate Professor, National University of Singapore
  • MR. SHONN MILLS, Global Director – High Rise, Ramboll Singapore Pte Ltd
MODERATOR
  • AR. LEONG-KOK SU MING, Managing Director for BCA Academy (BCAA), Building and Construction Authority

BE INSPIRE: THE FUTURE OF BUILT ENVIRONMENT PROFESSION FOR OUR NEXT GENERATION

Much has been discussed about how the industry views the building of a future-ready and forward-looking Singapore in the 22nd Century. But how will our millennials shape this development and pave the path towards the building of this shared vision for the future? Join our panel of Built Environment Young Leaders to hear how they will re-imagine and re-create our city of today through the prism of tomorrow.

SPEAKERS:
  • AR. TAN SZUE HANN, Chairman of Sustainability, Singapore Institute of Architects
  • MS. IVIE SIM, Assistant Development Manager, Lendlease
  • MR. GAVIN CHAN, Principal Engineer, CPG Consultants Pte Ltd

BE IN AWE: SMART CITIES OF THE FUTURE

Future cities should be smart, sustainable and resilient. But how do we get it right? Join leading professionals from multiple disciplines as they share their vision and knowledge of building and operating future smart cities

SPEAKERS:
  • PROF. CHEONG KOON HEAN, Chairman of Centre for Liveable Cities (MND) &
    Chairman of Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities (SUTD)
  • MR. YNSE DE BOER, Vice President, Smart Cities and Decarbonization, Envision Digital
  • MR. BRANDON WU, Chief Technology Officer for Asia Pacific Region, Huawei Enterprise Business Group, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd
  • MR. RODNEY VAUGHAN FEHRING, Executive Chairman, Frasers Property (Australia, Industrial and United Kingdom)
MODERATOR
  • PROF. ERWIN VIRAY, Professor and SUTD Sustainability Initiatives Lead, Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD)

REGIONAL REAL ESTATE DEVELOPERS’ ASSOCIATIONS PLENARY: REGIONAL REAL ESTATE INSIGHTS – EMERGING TRENDS, BUSINESS AND COLLABORATION OPPORTUNITIES

* Simultaneous English-Chinese interpretation available

Despite the challenges brought about by COVID-19, new opportunities continue to present themselves in Asia, with many multinational corporations still looking to relocate and position their production, R&D and headquarters in this region. This plenary brings together regional real estate leaders to share the latest business trends and collaboration opportunities.

SPEAKERS:
  • MR. CHIA NGIANG HONG, President of Real Estate Developers’ Association of Singapore (REDAS) & Group General Manager of City Developments Limited (CDL)
  • ER. CHEN YIMING, Vice President & Secretary General, China Real Estate Association
  • MR. DOAN VAN BINH, Vice Chairman, Vietnam National Real Estate Association
  • DATUK TONG NGUEN KHOONG, Vice President, Real Estate & Housing Developer’s Association (REHDA) Malaysia
  • MR. PAULUS TOTOK LUSIDA, Chairman, Real Estate Indonesia
MODERATOR
  • MR. DEXTER TEO, Group Director for Industry Partnerships, Building and Construction Authority

10 SEP 2021 (FRI)

BE DEMO DAY

BE Demo Day is the pinnacle event for the built environment (BE) innovation ecosystem,where investors, demand drivers and innovators converge to check out new technologies,seek networking opportunities and form synergistic collaborations. A curated list ofpromising innovators have been lined up this year. Hear what they have to offer as theypitch their innovative solutions and show how their technologies and business capabilitiescan address key challenges and help build a more sustainable and resilient BE sector.

SPEAKERS:
  • MR. RYAN LIEW,  Chief Executive Officer, VRcollab Pte Ltd
  • MR. EDMUND NG, Co-Founder, Doxa Holdings International Pte Ltd 
  • MR. DENIS BRANTHONNE, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Novade Pte Ltd
  • MR. MULANG CHEN, Director & Co-Founder, Operva AI Pte Ltd
  • MR. RAYMOND YEONG, Chief Executive Officer, Oceania Robotics Pte Ltd
  • MR. JAMES HADDEN, Co-Founder & Operations Director, Argyle Pte Ltd
  • MR. JOSEPH TEO, Business Development, Widuz Pte Ltd
  • MR. NILESH JADHAV, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, BtrLyf by Qi Square Pte Ltd
  • MR. CAMIEL WEIJENBERG, Co-Founder, Digital Blue Foam Pte Ltd

Updated as at 16 August 2021