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International Conference on Hanoi - a Livable City for All
 
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International workshop on
HANOI: A LIVABLE CITY FOR ALL


July 1-2, 2009
Horizon Hotel, Hanoi, Vietnam


TENTATIVE AGENDA

July 1, 2009, Morning

8:00 - 8:15: Registration

8:15 - 8:20: Introduction, Huynh Dang Hy or Dao Ngoc Nghiem, Vietnam Urban Development and Planning

8:20 - 8:30: Opening Ceremony, Nguyen The Ba, Vietnam Urban Development and Planning

8:30 - 8:45: Representative of Hanoi People’s Committee

8:45 - 9:30: "Livable Cities - Conviviality Versus Neo-Developmentalism in Pacific Asia's Urban Future": Mike Douglass, Executive Director, University of Hawaii, Manoa’s Globalization Research Center

9:30 - 10:00: "Observations of a Changing Life in a City", Mike DiGregorio, Ford Foundation

10:00 - 10:15: Tea-break

10:15 - 10:35: Urban development orientations in Vietnam, Urban Development Agency, Ministry of Construction.

10:35 - 11:35: "Building Livable Cities: Experiences in Thailand", Thailand Environment Institute delegation.

11:35 - 12:00: Q & A

12:00 – 13:30: Lunch

July 1, 2009 Afternoon (13:30 - 16:30)

PANEL 1: PUBLIC SPACES, CIVIC SPACES (Moderators: Dao Ngoc Nghiem + Mike Douglass)

13:30 – 15:15:

"Hanoi's Sidewalks: Struggles to Create a Modern City", Lisa Drummond, Associate Professor – Coordinator of Urban Studies Program, Division of Social Science, Faculty of Arts York University (30 -40’)

“Public spaces, civic spaces in Hanoi”, Le Thi Bich Thuan, Institute of Architecture, Rural and Urban Planning, Ministry of Construction (25’)

“Open markets: Friendliness and Significance for Hanoians: Today and in the Future”, To Thi Minh Thong, (25’)

“Livable Cities Indicators”, Tran Van Quang (20’)

15:15 - 15:30: Tea Break

15:30 – 16:30: Discussions

PANEL 2: PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION (Moderators: Luu Duc Hai + Huynh Dang Hy)

15:30 – 15:15:

“Public transport, Compare the options”, Debra, HealthBridge office in Bangladesh (20’)

“Public Transportation for Hanoi”, Lam Quang Cuong (20’)

“The modernisation of the Hanoi public bus network: a challenge for a fast growing city” Clement Musil, IMV, Ille de France (20’)

“Effective solutions to traffic congestions in Hanoi”, Nguyen Van Buc, (20’)

“Recommended Scenarios for Transportation System in Hanoi”, La Ngoc Khue (20’)

15:15 - 15:30: Tea Break

15:30 – 16:30: Discussions

July 2, 2009 MORNING

PANEL 3: PERI-URBAN DEVELOPMENT (Moderator: Nguyen Van Than)

8:00 - 8:30: Registration

8:30 - 10:30:

"Globalizing the Urban Edge -- Assessing the Livability of New Towns in Southeast Asia", Mike Douglass (25’)

“Conservation of Traditional Villages – The Necessities in Urban Planning Projects in Hanoi”, Sylvie Franchette (25’)

“Peri-urban development in Hanoi”, Nguyen Van Than, Director, Center for Sustainable Planning and Environmental Protection. (25’)

"Planing for peri-urban villages”, Hoang Dinh Tuan, Head of Hanoi Municipality’s Architecture and Urban Planning Department. (25’)

“Spatial Planning in Newly Urban Development Areas in Hanoi Periphery”, Duong Duc Tuan, Deputy Director, Hanoi Municipality’s Architecture and Urban Planning Department. (25’)

10:30 - 10:45: Tea break

10:45 - 11:45: Discussions

PANEL 4: POPULATION DISTRIBUTION AND LIVELIHOODS (Moderator : Huynh Dang Hy)

8:00 - 8:30: Registration

8:30 - 10:30:

“Population distribution Issues in Hanoi,” Huynh Dang Hy (30’)

"Separating by income, Impoverishing ourselves", Debra Efroymson, HealthBridge (30’ )

"Scenarios of organising living spaces in new residential areas", Le Duc Thang, Head of Urban Planning Department (30’)

“Population Distributions, Vocational Training and Changes in Rural Areas of Hanoi”, Do Thi Xuan Phuong. (30’)

“Population and urban labor forces”, Le Hong Ke (30’)

10:30 - 10:45: Tea break

10:45 - 11:45: Discussions

11:45 – 13:30: Lunch

July 2, 2009 AFTERNOON

13:30 - 14:45: Reports from the 4 panels

14:45 - 15:00: Tea Break

15:00 - 16:00: Discussions

16:00 - 16:30: Recommendations


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