ULI Asia Pacific Digital Programme: The FutuRE of Cities and Communities (Full Series)


Wednesday, December 9th, 2020
to Wednesday, June 9th, 2021


Webinar This webinar will be hosted by Zoom HONG KONG
Registration Fees for Full Series
ULI Members: USD80
Non-members: USD120
The FutuRE of Cities and Communities will address the outlook for the sharing economy, how social distancing requirements are affecting the workplace, the future of public spaces, and whether the concept of ‘open-plan’ – both at home and work – is now under threat.

This four-part series running on a quarterly basis is presented in 50-minute, on second Wednesday of September, December, March, and June. Simultaneous interpretation in Mandarin and Korean will be provided during the webinar.

Included sessions:

Is Distance Back?
Wednesday, 9 September 2020 | 4PM HKT (UTC+8)
(Past webinar)

COVID-19 has reduced distance through the acceleration in the adoption of remote working. Yet, distance has also increased with border restrictions and fear of traveling. What’s the impact on office and the office eco-system, regional office locations, homes, and neighborhoods?

Discussion Leaders:
Desmond Sim, Head of Research, Singapore and Southeast Asia, CBRE
Hwang Yu-Ning, Chief Planner and Deputy CEO, Urban Redevelopment Authority of Singapore
Tim Stonor, Managing Director, Space Syntax
Danny Poljak, Executive Vice President and Co-Head of Australia, Brookfield

Click here for discussion leaders’ biographies.

Is the Sharing Economy Dead?
Wednesday, 9 December 2020 | 9AM HKT (UTC+8)

Safety concerns have shifted consumer behaviour. Do we expect such shifts to have lasting impact on short-term accommodations, ride hailing, co-working, co-living?

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Are Open Plans Out-dated?
Wednesday, 10 March 2021 | 9AM HKT (UTC+8)

Do open-plan designs still make sense? For office design, open plan raise concerns about disease spread. For home design, remote working and schooling are elevating the importance of acoustic separation and privacy.

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Can Public Spaces Be Vibrant and Safe?
Wednesday, 9 June 2021 | 9AM HKT (UTC+8)

What is the future of public space? Can they continue to encourage social interaction whilst keeping people safe?

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ULI Member
Full Series: USD80*
Individual Session: USD25
Full Series: USD120*
Individual Session: USD40
*Sign up for one series and enjoy a 20% discount for the second and all subsequent series. Contact asiapacific@uli.org for this exclusive offer.

Join ULI today to enjoy the member rate. Click here to learn more about ULI Membership or email asiamembership@uli.org for details.

The FutuRE Series aims to help members throughout the Asia Pacific understand how real estate markets are evolving in the era of COVID-19. Explore the full programme:

Visit the ULI Asia Pacific Digital Programme page for details of upcoming webinars across the region and globally.

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