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 UIA/ARCASIA Seminar

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Design for All - An Inclusive Approach

 
Date:
7 September, 2001
Time:
9:00am to 5:30pm
Venue:
Room 305, Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Suntec City, Singapore
 

Seminar Programme 

 
8.30 - 9.30a.m.
Registration
9.00 - 9.05a.m.
Introduction and Welcome Remarks
9.15 - 9.35a.m.
Opening Speeches:
UIA President, Mr. Vassilis Sgoutas
WP Director, Jean - Claude Riguet
ARCASIA Chairman, Ar. Syed Zaigham Shafiq Jaffery
SIA President, Mr. Edward H Y Wong
 

Session 1 

 
9.40 - 10.00a.m.
"The Singapore Experience: A User's Perspective" - Judy Wee (Singapore)
10.00 - 10.22a.m.
"Disability Awareness Training for Local Government Technical Personnel:
Experience from Malayasia" - Naziaty Mohd Yaacod (Malaysia)
10.50 - 11.00a.m.
Question and Answer Session
11.00 - 11.05a.m.
Tea Break
 

Session 2 

 
11.25 - 12.00a.m.
"Accessibility: In the Context of An Emerging Economy" and
"Updating the Accessibility Law: Towards a Truly Barrier - Free Built Environment"
- Jaime Silva & Armand Eustaquio (Philippines)
12.00 - 12.35 p.m.
"Action Plan to Create a Barrier - Free Environment in Indonesia"
- Ir. Ikaputra and Bambang Hari Wibisono (Indonesia)
12.35 - 1.00 p.m.
"The Accessibility Code 2002 - Forthcoming Changes"
- Ding Hock Hui (Singapore)
1.00 - 1.10 p.m.
Question and Answer Session
1.10 - 2.10 p.m.
Lunch Break
 

Session 3 

 
2.10 - 2.30 p.m.
"Universal Design to Public Housing in Japan" - Satoshi Kose (Japan)
2.30 - 2.55 p.m.
"MTR - Providing Practical Solutions for Barrier - Free Access" - Sam McBride (Hong Kong), presented by Wilfred Yeung (Hong Kong)
2.55 - 3.35 p.m.
"Initiatives and Issues in Education and Training in Designing for Seniors and Persons With Disabilities" - James Harriso & Ken Parker (Singapore)
3.35 - 4.05 p.m.
Question and Answer Session
4.05 - 4.07 p.m
Tea Break
 

Session 4 

 
4.07 - 4.37 p.m.
"Access Issues for Heritage Buildings" - Eric Martin (Australia)
4.40 - 5.10 p.m.
"The Inclusive Approach to Design: The new Way Forward" Joseph Kwan (Hong Kong)
5.10 - 5.15 p.m.
Question and Answer Session
5.15 - 5.30 p.m.
Closing Remarks UIA Region IV Vice President Dato Dr Ikmal Hisham Albakri
UIA Region IV Work Programme Director, Mr. Joseph Kwan
5.30 p.m.
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