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PROGRAMME

7 Sep 2021 (Tue)

09:00AM – 10.00AM (SGT)

IBEW 2021 OPENING CEREMONY

Hear from our GOH, Minister for National Development of Singapore Mr. Desmond Lee, as he shares about the exciting new developments for the built environment and touches on the transformation of the industry to become more sustainable, resilient and robust as we re-imagine the future together.

GUEST OF HONOUR:
  • MR. DESMOND LEE, Minister for National Development & Minister-in-charge of Social Services Integration
Moderator

7 Sep 2021 (Tue)

11:00AM – 12:30PM (SGT)

OPENING PLENARY: GROWth potential in a net zero world

* Simultaneous English-Chinese interpretation available

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, Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer, Climate Resources Exchange
  • AR. LISA MICHELLE BATE, Global Sustainability Lead / Senior Principal, B + H Architects
Moderator

7 Sep 2021 (Tue)

02:00PM – 03:30PM (SGT)

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

7 Sep 2021 (Tue)

04:00PM – 05:30PM (SGT)

SPOTLIGHT PLENARY: TOWARDS ZERO CARBON – FROM BUILDINGS TO CITIES

* Simultaneous English-Chinese interpretation available

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:
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 8 Sep 2021 (Wed)

09:00AM – 10:30AM (SGT)

LEADERSHIP PLENARY: BUILDING A RESILIENT AND AGILE ECOSYSTEM

* Simultaneous English-Chinese interpretation available

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:
Moderator:
  • PROF. ANNIE KOH, Professor Emeritus of Finance, Singapore Management University

8 Sep 2021 (Wed)

11:00AM – 12:30PM (SGT)

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, Senior Managing Director, Certis
  • MR. ALVIN KEK, Senior Vice President, Rail Operations, SMRT Corporation
  • MR. GARY PNG, Director, Estates & Facilities Management, Temasek Polytechnic
  • MR. JAMES NG, Deputy Director, Business Strategy & Department, SMM Pte Ltd
Moderator:

8 Sep 2021 (Wed)

02:00PM – 03:30PM (SGT)

BE IN AWE: DRIVING GROWTH THROUGH INNOVATION

*Simultaneous English-Chinese interpretation available

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

8 Sep 2021 (Wed)

04:00PM – 05:30PM (SGT)

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:
Moderator:
  • MR. NG KOK WAN, Managing Director for Built Environment Technology Alliance (BETA), Building and Construction Authority

9 Sep 2021 (Thu)

09:00AM – 10:30AM (SGT)

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:
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9 Sep 2021 (Thu)

11:00AM – 12:30PM (SGT)

9 Sep 2021 (Thu)

01:00PM – 01:45PM (SGT)

BE INSPIRE: BLUE SKY ITM

* Simultaneous English-Chinese interpretation available

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:
Moderator:

BLUE SKY ITM: A MILLENIAL PERSPECTIVE

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:

  • MS. IVIE SIM, Assistant Development Manager, LendLease 
  • MR. GAVIN CHAN, Principal Geotechnical Engineer, CPG Consultants Pte Ltd
  • AR. TAN SZUE HANN, Director of Sustainable Solutions, Marina Bay Sands

9 Sep 2021 (Thu)

02:00PM – 03:30PM (SGT)

BE IN AWE: SMART CITIES OF THE FUTURE

* Simultaneous English-Chinese interpretation available

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:
  • DR. 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. KOH HONG-ENG, Global Chief Public Services Industry Scientist, Enterprise Business Group, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd
  • MR. RODNEY VAUGHAN FEHRING, Executive Chairman, Frasers Property (Australia, Industrial and United Kingdom)
Moderator:
  • PROF. ERWIN VIRAY, Head of Architecture and Sustainable Design Pillar, Singapore University of Technology and Design

9 Sep 2021 (Thu)

04:00PM – 05:30PM (SGT)

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:
Co-Moderators:
  • MR. CHIA NGIANG HONG, President of Real Estate Developers’ Association of Singapore (REDAS) & Group General Manager of City Developments Limited (CDL)
  • MR. DEXTER TEO, Group Director for Industry Partnerships Group, Building and Construction Authority

10 Sep 2021 (Fri)

09.30AM – 12.00PM (SGT)

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 of promising innovators have been lined up this year. Hear what they have to offer as they pitch their innovative solutions and show how their technologies and business capabilities can address key challenges and help build a more sustainable and resilient BE sector.

Updated as at 12 July