CTBUH 2016 Conference
Day 0: 16 October
Day 1: 17 October
Day 2: 18 October
Day 3: 19 October Day 4: 20 October
Hong Kong
Day 5: 21 October
Hong Kong
Guangzhou Shenzhen

Day 1: Monday 17 October, Shenzhen

8:00 AM
9:00 AM

Breakfast and Registration
Sponsored by: M Moser Associates

9:00 AM
9:15 AM

Conference Opening

Session 1

9:15 AM
10:45 AM

Opening Plenary
"The Sustainability of Density & Vertical Urbanism"
Chair: David Malott, CTBUH / KPF
"China's Architecture Guidelines in the New Era"
Long Xiu, Chairman
Architectural Society of China
"Garden City, Megacity: Rethinking Cities for the Age of Global Warming"
Mun Summ Wong, Founding Director
WOHA Architects
"Dense Downtown vs. Suburban Dispersed: A Pilot Study on Sustainability"
Antony Wood, Executive Director
Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
Q & A

10:45 AM
11:15 AM

Coffee Break
Sponsored by: Jensen Hughes

Session 2

11:15 AM
12:45 PM

Session 2A: Development Drivers Session 2B: Megacities – Setting the Scene Session 2C: The State of the Art (Technologies) Session 2D: Tall Buildings & Public Identity Session 2E: Intelligent Integration
Chair: Andy To, CBRE Chair: Ken Hau, AIA Hong Kong Chair: Joshua Ridley, Ridley Chair: Murilo Bonilha, United Technologies Corporation Chair: Tomio Pihkala, KONE
"A Cultural Brand’s Journey Toward Building A Better New World"
Stanley Wu, Associate Project Director – Design
New World Development Company Limited
"Megacities: Setting the Scene"
Daniel Safarik, CTBUH Editor
Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
"Vertical Futures: Technologies that will Shape the World"
David Malott, Founder & CEO
"Contextualizing Tall Buildings to Avoid the Creation of Identical Cities"
Ed Baker, Director
Broadway Malyan
"Ecosystem-Driven Value Creation for Smarter, Digitalized Buildings"
Jukka Salmikuukka, Director, New Business Concepts
"Shifting Urban Gravity, from “Central to Core” Business Districts"
Tim Blackburn, General Manager, Development & Valuations
Swire Properties
"The Largest Megacity in the World: Assessing the Urbanization of the Pearl River Delta"
Peter Kindel, Director
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
"Intelligent Advances in Ping An Tower"
Wai Ming (Thomas) Tsang, CEO
Ping An Financial Centre
"Humanizing the Giants"
Swinal Samant, Senior Lecturer
National University of Singapore
"Improving the Value of Buildings through a Smart Lobby Approach"
Pekka Korhonen, Head of Business Development, Modernization
"Do We Need 700 Meter High-Rise Buildings?"
Jovi Chu, Design Director
Shum Yip Land Company Limited
"From Meadows to Megacities: Creating Urban Density in the Pearl River Region"
Travis Soberg, Principal
Goettsch Partners
"New Approaches for Efficient People Transportation in Both Dimensions – Vertically and Horizontally"
Karl-Otto Schoellkopf, Head of Global High Rise Product Manager, Product Lifecycle Management
"21st Century Vertical Lifestyles - Intergenerational, Integrated Communities"
Stephan Reinke, Director
Stephan Reinke Architects Limited
"The Integrated Smart Design Technologies for Tall Building Structural Design"
Peng Liu, Director
Q & A Q & A Q & A Q & A Q & A
Session 2F: Panel Discussion: International Development Investment Flows Session 2G: Rethinking the City Session 2H: The Impact of Tall Session 2I: Façades: Moderating Environment Session 2J: Case Study: Tencent Seafront Towers Session 2K: Tall Building Construction in China (I)
Chair: Tom Smith, WSP Chair: Glenn Barton, Arcadis Chair: Jonathan Cohen, Trosifol Chair: Dennis Poon, Thornton Tomasetti Chair: Xuedong Wang, Architectural Technique
"International Development Investment Flows"

Chair: Tom Smith, Global Head of Property and Buildings
Mounib Hammoud, CEO
Jeddah Economic Company
ZhaoHui Jia, Deputy Chief Architect
Greenland Group
Robert Pratt, Co-Head of Global Design & Construction
Tishman Speyer Properties
Darren Xia, National Director, International Capital Group
20|20 Panel Discussion
"The City Re-Imagined"

Paul Friedli, Head of Transit Management
"How Big is Too Big? The Implications of Building Tall"
May Wei, Vice President
"Cyclone Resistant Glazing Solutions"
Jennifer Schneider, Structural and Security Glazing Segment Manager
"Tencent’s Global Headquarters: The Inside Story"
Jonathan Ward, Design Partner
"General Contracting Management in High-Rise Building - Strategy of Plan Management"
Wenxia Song, Planning manager, Senior Engineer, Register Level One Constructor
The Second Construction Co., Ltd of China Construction Third Engineering Bureau
"The Psychological Relationship Between a Tall Building and a City"
Claes Caroli, Chairman
HSB Malmö
"Climate-Responsive Exterior Enclosure Design"
Keith Boswell, Technical Partner
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
"Tencent Seafront Tower – A Case Study on Façade Engineering as Functional Patterns"
CK Dickson Wong, Senior Facade Consultant
Inhabit Group
"Comprehensive MEP Construction Technology in High-Rise Building"
Baosheng Jiang, General Manager
MEP Company of the Second Construction Co., Ltd of China Construction Third Engineering Bureau
"The Tower of the Future"
Kenneth Turner, Director
"Increased High-Rise Resilience to Stabilize Cities of the Future"
Rudi Scheuermann, Director, Global Building Envelope Design Leader
"Tencent Seafront Tower: Practice on Binding Buildings"
Ping Sun, Director of Structure Department
Shenzhen Tongji Architects
"Green Construction by BIM Technology"
Zhengkai Huang, Executive General Manager
MEP Company of the Second Construction Co., Ltd of China Construction Third Engineering Bureau
Q & A Q & A Q & A Q & A Q & A

12:45 PM
1:45 PM

Sponsored by: Shum Yip Land

Session 3

1:45 PM
3:15 PM

Session 3A: Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat Session 3B: Panel Discussion: Shenzhen Re-centralization – Post Evaluation and Revitalization Strategy: Futian District Session 3C: Building Operation Session 3D: Sustainable Approaches Session 3E: Rethinking the Workplace
Chair: Richard Witt, Quadrangle Architects Chair: Zhizhe Yu, AI. Chair: Tim Neal, CallisonRTKL Chair: Vijay Jayachandran, Otis Elevator Company Chair: Kim Långström, KONE
"X Information Modeling: Data-Driven Decision Making in the Design of Tall Buildings"
James von Klemperer, President
Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
"Shenzhen Re-centralization – Post Evaluation and Revitalization Strategy: Futian District"

Chair: Zhizhe Yu, Co-Founder and Managing Director
Yixin Chen, Vice Chief Urban Planner
Shenzhen Urban Planning Bureau
Weiwen Huang, Director
Shenzhen Public Art Center
Naifei Sun, Associate Director
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
Presenter to be Confirmed
20|20 Panel Discussion
"Mixed Use Tall Buildings – The Challenges and Benefits of Vertical Urbanization"
Samuel So, Head of Super Tall Building Services, Greater China
"Addressing Energy Efficiency and Complexity in Tall Buildings"
Jinlei Ding, Group Leader
United Technologies Corporation
"Creating Effective Workplace Environments in China’s Vertical Megacities"
Moira Moser, Chairman
M Moser Associates
"City Hubs"
Keith Griffiths, Chairman
"A Perspective on TAIPEI 101’s Decision to Upgrade Recertification to LEED O+M v4"
Joseph Chou, Chairman
Taipei Financial Center Corporation
"“Informative Design” – Personalized Elevators in the Information Age"
Richard Pulling, Vice President, Sales, Global Major Projects
Otis Elevator Company
"Emotional Design Through Digital Technologies"
Timo Tiainen, Director, Concepts and Design
"The Roots of Tall Buildings: Connecting the City"
Peter Brannan, Managing Director - Asia & Middle East
"Green Work Space in High-rise Building through Openness and Connection"
Zhao Ming Wang, Design Director
"Connected/Concentrated/Collaborative: China’s Emerging Megacities and Future Workplace Precincts"
Richard Mullane, Principal
Q & A Q & A Q & A Q & A
Session 3F: Rethinking the Skyscraper Session 3G: CTBUH 2016 Student Design Competition Presentations Session 3H: Social Considerations Session 3I: Façades: Construction Challenges Session 3J: Innovative Systems Session 3K: Tall Building Construction in China (II)
Chair: Tom Smith, WSP Chair: Robert Whitlock, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates Chair: PH Lai, Arcadis Chair: Johanna Krauthauf, Trosifol Chair: Michael Montgomery, Kinetica
"High Intensity Urban Order"
Patrik Schumacher, Principal
Zaha Hadid Architects
"CTBUH 2016 Student Design Competition Jury"

Chair: Robert Whitlock, Principal
Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
Claes Caroli, Chairman
HSB Malmö
Paul Friedli, Head of Transit Management
Martin Henn, Partner, Design Director
Swinal Samant, Senior Lecturer
National University of Singapore
"Toward the Future City: An Ethical Design Philosophy for Urban Habitats"
Jared Gilbert, Director of Communications
COOKFOX Architects
"Building Performance – Installing and Validating Building Envelope"
Alfredo Ramirez, Latin America Business Lead
Underwriters Laboratories
"Merging Skylines and Social Media: Tencent Seafront"
Charles Cai, Head of Top Range Division South Region
"Luffing Crane Technology in High-Rise Buildings"
Chuanyao Long, Executive General Manager
Equipment Company of the Second Construction Co., Ltd of China Construction Third Engineering Bureau
"1 Undershaft – The City of London's New Skyscraper Where the Public Comes First"
Eric Parry, Founder and Principal
Eric Parry Architects
"Sustainable Integration of Tall Buildings and the Urban Habitat for the Megacities of the Future"
Anil Hira, Regional Director, India
BuroHappold Engineering
"A Novel Façade System to Improve the Whole High-Rise Building Process"
Henrik Andersson, Technical Director
Brunkeberg Systems AB
"Tall Building and Urban Innovation – The Curtain Wall System of the Tencent Seafront Towers "
Simon Wang, Technical Director
Jangho Curtain Wall Americas
"Comprehensive Construction Technology in High-Rise Buildings: Wuhan Greenland Center"
Zhen Wang, Technical Director
Wuhan Green Center Project of the Second Construction Co., Ltd of China Construction Third Engineering Bureau
"The Continuous City"
Paul Whalen, Partner
Robert A.M. Stern Architects
"Tall Buildings and Polycentricity"
Greg Yager, Senior Vice President
"Façade Construction in China: Journey to Lean Design "
Allan Chung, Project Architect
"Mixed Reality for AECO"
Aviad Almagor, Director, Mixed Reality Program
Trimble Solutions Corporation
"Coupling of Urban-Value & Mega High-Rise: Ping An Finance Center"
Fang Xie, Vice President
Q & A Q & A Q & A Q & A Q & A

3:15 PM
3:45 PM

Coffee Break
Sponsored by: DeSimone Consulting Engineers

Session 4

3:45 PM
5:15 PM

Session 4A: Panel Discussion: Future Cities: What are the Biggest Threats and Opportunities? Session 4B: Other Asia Case Studies Session 4C: Structural & Geotechnic Engineering Session 4D: Social Spaces at Height Session 4E: Progressive Vertical Transport
Chair: Steve Watts, alinea Consulting Chair: Lan Chung, Dankook University Chair: William O'Donnell, DeSimone Consulting Engineers Chair: Mark Thompson, United Technologies Corporation Chair: Sascha Brozek, KONE
"Future Cities: What are the Biggest Threats and Opportunities?"

Chair: Steve Watts, Partner
alinea Consulting
Jianping Gu, General Manager
Shanghai Tower C&D
Rui Gu, Chief Member of Group Research and Design Committee
Ray Shick, Regional Managing Principal, Asia Pacific
Chris Yoshii, Vice President and Global Director of Economics
20|20 Panel Discussion
"Bangkok and the MahaNakhon Tower"
Kipsan Beck, Managing Director - MahaNakhon
PACE Development
"Mega Size Mixed-Use Projects: Redefining Vertical Urbanism"
Dennis Poon, Vice Chairman
Thornton Tomasetti
"Extending the Public Realm Into the Sky"
Claude Bøjer Godefroy, Partner and Design Director
Henning Larsen Architects
"Carbon-Fiber Hoisting Technology Pushes High-Rise Buildings Even Higher"
Jeffrey Montgomery, Director, Major Projects, Asia-Pacific
"MahaNakhon Observatory: Developing a Tourism Destination for Thailand's Tallest Building"
Kipsan Beck, Managing Director - MahaNakhon
PACE Development
"KL118 Case Study: Analysis of Different Bore Pile Testing Methods"
Peter Ramstedt, Vice President & Project Director
Turner Construction Company
"Raffles City Chongqing Conservatory: Studies For a New Bridging Building Type"
Jeffrey Huggins, Associate Principal
Safdie Architects
"Improving Vertical Transportation Design for a Dense Vertical Urban Environment"
Paul Burns, Associate Director
"Merdeka PNB118 Case Study: Adding Value to the Growing City"
Karl Fender, Director
Fender Katsalidis Architects
"Structural Design Challenges of Minmetals Capital Tower, Shenzhen"
SawTeen See, Managing Partner
Leslie E. Robertson Associates
"Replacing Corridors with Sky-Courts to Create Affordable and Socially Desirable High-Rise Housing"
Mazlin Ghazali, Principal
Arkitek M. Ghazali
"Enhancing Construction Efficiency and Safety with Self-Climbing Elevators"
Santeri Suoranta, Director, High Rise Platforms, Major Projects
Q & A Q & A Q & A Q & A
Session 4F: Megatall Case Studies Session 4G: Alternative Typologies Session 4H: Asian Scenarios Session 4I: Façades: Details Session 4J: Panel Discussion: How Tech Companies and Other Work Patterns Are Changing High-Rise Office Buildings Session 4K: Advanced Engineering I
Chair: Tom Smith, WSP Chair: Hai Qiu, Schindler Chair: Greg Yager, CallisonRTKL Chair: Malvinder Rooprai, Trosifol Chair: Timothy Johnson, NBBJ Chair: Ibrahim Odeh, Columbia University
"Overcoming MEP and VT System Design Challenges in Three of the Tallest Buildings in China"
Kam Chuen (Vincent) Tse, Managing Director, Building MEP, China Region
"Mixed-Use Supertall Building as the Approach to Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism"
Zhendong Wang, Assistant Dean
Tongji University
"Are China’s Future Tall Buildings About to Enter a New Age?"
Francis Au, Country Head (Hong Kong & Macau)
"Many Options in Laminated Glass to Make Facades More Efficient"
Christoph Troska, Manager, Global Architecture Segment
"How Tech Companies and Other Work Patterns Are Changing High-Rise Office Buildings"

Chair: Timothy Johnson, Design Partner
Robert Pratt, Co-Head of Global Design & Construction
Tishman Speyer Properties
Jeremy Sheldon, Managing Director, Markets and Integrated Portfolio Services, Asia Pacific
Chao (Ivan) Wan, Executive Manager
Tencent Holdings Limited
Jerry Yin, Senior Vice President / Chief Architect
SOHO China Co. Ltd
"Shenzhen Shum-Yip Tower One: A Case Study - A-E Integration - A Broad New Vision"
Charles Besjak, Director, Structural Engineering
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
"Next-Generation Supertall Tower Form Determinants: A Study of the Tianjin CTF Finance Centre"
Brian Lee, Design Partner
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
"Sky City – Grouped High-Rise"
Chun Jiang, Managing Director, Design Principle
Jiang Architects and Engineers
"New World Centre Remodeling – Sustainable Building Design and Next-Generation Mixed-Use Developments"
Jeff Tung, Senior Project Director
New World Development Company Limited
"Nimit Langsuan: High Performance High Rise – Columns of Curved Glass "
Shonn Mills, Global High Rise Director
Ramboll Group
"Engineering Properties of Composite Mega-Columns with Separately Encased Hot Rolled Steel Profiles"
Congzhen Xiao, Vice-Chief Engineer
China Academy of Building Research
"From Icon to Community: The Repositioning of the Mega Tower in the City Context"
Bryant Lu, Vice Chairman
Ronald Lu & Partners
"The City Re-imaged: Remarks and Reflections"
John Mizon, VP of Advanced Programs
"The Vertical Renewal of the Megacity"
Enfang Liu, Chairman
ISA Architecture
"Post Breakage Strength Testing for Overhead Laminated Glass"
Ingo Stelzer, Manager, Global Technical Consultancy
"Why Our Facades Are Contributing to Noteworthy Fires"
Jeffrey Harper, Vice President
Jensen Hughes
Q & A Q & A Q & A Q & A Q & A Q & A

6:00 PM
8:00 PM

Shenzhen Networking Reception at Shum Yip Upperhills
Hosted by: Shum Yip Land Company Limited & Sponsored by: thyssenkrupp

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