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TRANSCEND Seminar: Strategic and participatory planning in building resilient and sustainable cities.

Our second digital event will take place on Tuesday 6 July 2021. Please join us for this live event which will include speakers: 

Dr. Alfredo Stein (University of Manchester, UK).

Tpr Dr Dzul Khaimi bin Khailani (Director of the East Zone at the Federal Department of Town and Country Planning Peninsular Malaysia).

Dr. Claudia Trillo (University of Salford).

Strategic and participatory planning in building resilient and sustainable cities. Please note: the event starts at 09:00 am (open from 8:30 am), UK time.

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AGENDA

8:30 am: Welcoming the participants, Dr. Sara Biscaya, THINKlab University of Salford

9:00 am: Opening Remarks, Prof. Terrence Fernando, Director of the THINKlab,

9:10 am: Speaker 1: Dr. Alfredo Stein (University of Manchester, UK)

‘Climate change adaptation: at what scale shall we plan? Linking strategic and participatory planning.’

9:35 am: Speaker 2: Pr Dr Dzul Khaimi bin Khailani PLANMalaysia (Department of Town and Country Planning)

‘Decision-making processes in building resilience within the Malaysian context.’

10:00 am: Speaker 3: Dr. Claudia Trillo (University of Salford)

‘Community engagement in planning.’

10:25 am: Q&A Session

11:00 am: Closing Remarks

11:10 am: End of Session

The event is FREE. To register please visit here.

Dr. Alfredo Stein, University of Manchester, UK.

Alfredo is an urban development planner with more than 35 years of experience in the design, management, and evaluation of poverty reduction and post-conflict and natural disaster reconstruction policies and programs. Since 2008, he is a lecturer in urban development planning at the University of Manchester. He has worked as a consultant for several international cooperation agencies and was a member of the United Nations Millennium Development Project Task Force on improving the lives of slum dwellers. His recent projects focus on asset planning for climate change adaptation in low-income settlements in cities of Latin America, Africa, and Asia.

Tpr Dr Dzul Khaimi bin Khailani, Director of the East Zone at the Federal Department of Town and Country Planning Peninsular Malaysia.

Tpr Dr. Dzul Khaimi bin Khailani has relevant expertise on resilience, hazard planning, risk management, environmental policy and design with a focus on building resilience through social and technical means as Director of the East Zone at the Federal Department of Town and Country Planning Peninsular Malaysia. We are honoured for him to attend and speak at our event.

Dr. Claudia Trillo, University of Salford.

Dr. Claudia Trillo is an internationally recognized researcher, with a proven track record and an extensive network of collaborators. Since 1997 her research has been complemented by a strong commitment to knowledge transfer through constant engagement with enterprise delivered through high-profile consultancy and civil servant roles. She has lectured in several countries, including the USA (MIT, Berkeley, Madison-Wisconsin, Portland, San Diego, UCLA), Iran (Mashad), Europe (Stockolm, Copenhagen, Sofia, Cluj-Napoca, Oulu), Italy (Florence, Venice, Pescara, Ascoli Piceno, Milano, Rome, Reggio Calabria).

Simon Hadfield

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