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Aviad Almagor
Director, Mixed Reality Program
Trimble Solutions Corporation
“Mixed Reality for AECO”


Karl Almstead
Vice President
Turner Construction Company
“How High Can We Go and Why Should We?”


Kipsan Beck
Managing Director - MahaNakhon
PACE Development Corporation Plc.
“Bangkok and the MahaNakhon Tower”


Tim Blackburn
General Manager, Development & Valuations
Swire Properties
“Shifting Urban Gravity: Multi-CBD Cities”


Stefano Boeri
Founder/Partner
Stefano Boeri Architetti
“Towards a Forest City”


Keith Boswell
Technical Partner
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
“Climate-Responsive Exterior Enclosure Design”


Peter Brannan
Managing Director - Asia & Middle East
Arquitectonica
“The Roots of Tall Buildings: Connecting the City ”


Piers Brunner
Chief Executive Officer, Greater China
Knight Frank
“To Be Confirmed 3”


Charles Cai
Head of Top Range Division South Region
Schindler
“Merging Skylines and Social Media: Tencent Seafront”


Albert Chan
Design Director of Development Planning & Design
Shui On Land Limited
“Working with Urban Context: Alternatives to Super-Density”


Sunny Chan
Director, Projects
Hysan Development Co. Ltd.
“The Hysan Portfolio”


Yongqiang Chao
Design Manager
Beijing Fortune Lighting System Engineering Co., Ltd.
“The Façade Lighting of Ping An Finance Center”


Yixin Chen
Vice Chief Urban Planner
Shenzhen Urban Planning Bureau
“Instant Cities: Planning for Rapid, Dense Urban Growth”


Ying Chen
General Manager
Intelligent Technology Co., Ltd. of Chinese Construction Third Engineering Bureau
“To Be Confirmed 3”


Yixin Chen
Vice Chief Urban Planner
Shenzhen Urban Planning Bureau
“Shenzhen Urban Planning”


Kwok-chung Choi
Head of High Angle Rescue Team (HART)
Hong Kong Fire Services Department
“Challenge of Height”


Jovi Chu
Design Director
Shum Yip Land Company Limited
“Do we need 700 meter high-rise buildings?”


Jovi Chu
Design Director
Shum Yip Land Company Limited
“Presentation to be Confirmed”


Herman Chui
General Manager
TaiKoo Hui (Guangzhou) Development Company Limited
“Cross-Cultural Mixed-Use Developments: A New Force in “Urban Organic Renewal””


Colin Chung
Executive Director
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
“To Be Confirmed 2”


Scott Duncan
Partner
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
“Harnessing Energy”


Paul Friedli
Head of Transit Management
Schindler
“The City Re-Imagined”


Derek Fu
Technology Business Development Executive
IBM Corporation
“To Be Confirmed”


Ada Y.S. Fung
Deputy Director of Housing (Development & Construction)
Hong Kong Housing Authority
“Quality Public Housing in a Vertical City”


Jason Gabel
Communications Manager
Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
“The Ledge, Tilt, SkySlide and Other Attractions: Rejuvenating Observation Decks”


Claude Bøjer Godefroy
Partner and Design Director
Henning Larsen Architects
“Extending the public realm into the sky”


Rui Gu
Chief Member of Group Research and Design Committee
CAPOL
“Future Cities: What are the Biggest Threats and Opportunities?”


Jianping Gu
General Manager
Shanghai Tower Construction & Development
“Future Cities: What are the Biggest Threats and Opportunities?”


David Healy
Technical Director
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
“Speaker 2”


Steven Henry
Associate Director
Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
“To Be Confirmed 3”


Henry Huang
Director, Structures
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
“To Be Confirmed 2”


Zhengkai Huang
Executive General Manager
MEP Company of the Second Construction Co., Ltd of China Construction Third Engineering Bureau
“Green Construction by BIM Technology”


Huijing Huang
Vice Chief Architect/Professor-Senior Architect
Guangzhou Design Institute
“From Constraint to Create”


Chun Jiang
Managing Director, Design Principle
Jiang Architects and Engineers
“Sky City - Grouped Hig Rise ”


Baosheng Jiang
General Manager
MEP Company of the Second Construction Co., Ltd of China Construction Third Engineering Bureau
“Comprehensive MEP Construction Technology in High-rise Buildings”


Ron Klemencic
Chairman & CEO
Magnusson Klemencic Associates
“How High Can We Go and Why Should We?”


Marianne Kwok
Principal
Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
“Title To Be Determined”


Mick Lai
Property and Facility Manager
Kai Shing Management Services Limited
“To Be Confirmed”


Billy Lam
Vice General Manager
Cheng Chung Design (HK) Ltd.
“To Be Confirmed 3”


Herbert Lam
Vice President of Buildings
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
“To Be Confirmed 3”


Luke Leung
Director of MEP/Sustainability
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
“Transparency in Urban Environment”


Jizhou Liu
Vice Present
Shenzhen Zhongzhou Investment Holdings Ltd.
“To Be Confirmed 2”


Xiaodu Liu
Principal Architect and Co-founder
Urbanus
“To Be Confirmed 3”


Enfang Liu
Chairman
Shanghai Institute of Architectural Design & Research
“The Vertical Renewal of Mega City ”


Chuanyao Long
Executive General Manager
Equipment Company of the Second Construction Co., Ltd of China Construction Third Engineering Bureau
“Luffing Crane Technology in High-rise Buildings”


Brian Low
Director, Landscape & Design
Housing & Development Board
“Integrating the Occupier Experience”


Eric Ma
Under Secretary for Development, Development Bureau, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
“Hong Kong: Development Policy for the Premier Skyscraper City”


Long Ma
Deputy Chief Architect
Beijing Institute of Architectural Design
“How High Could Beijing Reach?”


Winy Maas
Co-Founding Director
MVRDV
“What's Next?”


Yan Meng
Principal & Co-Founder
Urbanus
“To Be Confirmed”


Inkai Mu
Principal
Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
“Title To Be Determined”


Yang Ni
Vice President
Architectural Design and Research Institute of South China University of Technology
“Local Urbanism - High-Rise Building Design in the Development of High Density Cities”


Nick Offer
Director
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
“Speaker 1B”


James Parakh
Urban Design Manager
City of Toronto Planning Department
“The Space Between: Urban Spaces Surrounding Tall Buildings”


Gary Pomerantz
Executive Vice President
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
“To Be Confirmed”


David Pontarini
Principal
Hariri Pontarini Architects
“To Be Confirmed 3”


Dennis Poon
Vice Chairman
Thornton Tomasetti
“To Be Confirmed 2”


Robert Pratt
Co-Head of Global Design & Construction
Tishman Speyer Properties
“International Development Investment Flows”


Richard Pulling
Vice President, Sales, Global Major Projects
Otis Elevator Company
“Informative Design – Personalized Elevators in the Information Age”


Richard Pulling
Vice President, Sales, Global Major Projects
Otis Elevator Company
“Integrating the Occupier Experience”


Alfredo Ramirez
Codes and Advisory Services Manager
Underwriters Laboratories
“Building Performance - Installing and Validating Building Envelope”


Brian Ringley
Design Technology Platform Specialist
Woods Bagot
“The Economic Sense of Mixed-Use Tall Towers”


Daniel Safarik
CTBUH Editor
Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
“Megacities Agglomerations”


Swinal Samant
Senior Lecturer
National University of Singapore
“Humanizing the Giants”


Swinal Samant
Senior Lecturer
National University of Singapore
“CTBUH 2016 Student Design Competition Presentations”


Jennifer Schneider
Structural and Security Glazing Segment Manager
Kuraray America, Inc.
“Cyclone Resistant Glazing Solutions”


Karl-Otto Schoellkopf
Global High Rise Product Manager, Product Lifecycle Management
thyssenkrupp
“Rottweil: Rethinking Elevator Test Towers”


Jeremy Sheldon
Managing Director, Markets and Integrated Portfolio Services, Asia Pacific
JLL
“How Tech Companies and Other Work Patterns Are Changing High-Rise Office Buildings”


Sebastian Skiff
Executive Director
Colliers International
“To Be Confirmed”


Ian Smith
Vice President, Special Projects, Asia Pacific
thyssenkrupp
“How High Can We Go and Why Should We?”


Tom Smith
Global Head of Property and Buildings
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
“International Development Investment Flows”


Wenxia Song
Planning manager, Senior Engineer, Register Level One Constructor
The Second Construction Co., Ltd of China Construction Third Engineering Bureau
“General Contracting Management in High-rise Buildings: Strategy of Plan Management”


Ingo Stelzer
Manager, Global Technical Consultancy
Kuraray America, Inc.
“Post Breakage Strength Testing for overhead Laminated Glass”


Feng Su
Director
Management and Coordination Office of Planning and Construction in Nanshan District
“To Be Confirmed”


Naifei Sun
Associate Director
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
“Instant Cities: Planning for Rapid, Dense Urban Growth”


Ping Sun
Director of Structure Department
Shenzhen Tongji Architects
“Tencent Seafront Tower: Practice on Binding Building”


Tony Tang
Architect and Project Director of ICC
Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited
“ICC – Rising high for the future of Hong Kong”


Christoph Troska
Manager, Global Architecture Segment
Kuraray America, Inc.
“Which Interlayer for which Application”


Freda Tsai
General Manager, Tower Management
Taipei Financial Center Corporation
“Evaluating the Environmental, Social, and Economic Impact of Tall”


Wai Ming (Thomas) Tsang
CEO
Ping An Financial Center Construction & Development
“Intelligent Mega-Scale Gates on PAFC North Tower”


James von Klemperer
President
Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
“Data-Driven Regional Typologies”


Chao (Ivan) Wan
Executive Manager
Tencent Holdings Limited
“Welcome”


Zhen Wang
Technical Director
Wuhan Green Center Project of the Second Construction Co., Ltd of China Construction Third Engineering Bureau
“Comprehensive Construction Technology in High-rise buildings: Wuhan Greenland Center”


Yu Wang
Architect
Architectural Design and Research Institute of Tsinghua University
“The Design Strategy of Functional Efficient Curved Figure Super High-Rise Building”


Shifu Wang
Dean of the Urban Planning Department
South China University of Technology
“Zhujiang New Town - Guangzhou Intelligence and Power”


Paul Whalen
Partner
Robert A.M. Stern Architects
“The Continuous City”


Robert Whitlock
Principal
Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
“Creating Sustainable Neighborhoods”


Robert Whitlock
Principal
Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
“Hysan Place as Development Exemplar”


Chris Wilkinson
Principal and Founding Director
WilkinsonEyre
“Exploring Geometry and Form in Tall Buildings”


CM (Patrick) Wong
Senior Structural Engineer
Hong Kong Housing Authority
“Welcome from Hong Kong Housing Authority”


Mun Summ Wong
Founding Director
WOHA Architects
“Garden City Mega-City”


Andrew Woodward
Director, UK Structures
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
“Speaker 1A”


Stanley Wu
Associate Project Director – Design
New World Development Company Limited
“A Cultural Brand’s Journey Toward Building A Better New World”


Felix Wu
Managing Director, Design Department
Ping An Financial Center Construction & Development
“Instant Cities: Planning for Rapid, Dense Urban Growth”


Darren Xia
National Director, International Capital Group
JLL
“International Development Investment Flows”


Chongguang Xu
Deputy Secretary General
Shenzhen Municipal Government
“Urban Development and Tall Buildings in Shenzhen”


Shengwei Xue
Group Vice President
CAPOL
“Urban Regeneration”


Greg Yager
Senior Vice President
CallisonRTKL
“Tall Buildings and Polycentricity”


Jerry Yin
Senior Vice President / Chief Architect
SOHO China Co. Ltd
“Tall Buildings and Context: Appropriate High Rise Vernaculars”


Chris Yoshii
Vice President and Global Director of Economics
AECOM
“Future Cities: What are the Biggest Threats and Opportunities?”


TH Yung
Deputy Chief Engineer
Ping An Financial Center Construction & Development
“To Be Confirmed”


Allan Zhang
Head of Asset Management of Greater China
Cushman & Wakefield
“To Be Confirmed 3”


Hui Zhang
Vice President
Guangzhou R&F Properties Co., Ltd.
“To Be Confirmed 2”


Xin Zhao
Executive Deputy Director
Tongji Architectural Design (Group) Co., Ltd.
“Structural Performance Upgrading and Optimization of Supertall Residential Buildings”


Yue Zhu
Associate Director
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
“Harnessing Energy”