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Fair urban development: A global challenge

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Liechtenstein-Hayek-Saal
Plenary / Panel
German and English language

Speakers

Deputy Regional Minister, Western Region of Ghana, Sekondi
Direktor, Amt für Städtebau, Zürich
Volvo Chair Professor, TRIPP - Transportation Research and Injury Prevention Programme, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi
Chair, International Association for China Planning; Professor, College of Design, Construction and Planning, University of Florida, Gainesville
Vice Mayor, Khon Kaen Municipality, Khon Kaen
MOUD Chair Professor, Civil Engineering Department & TRIPP - Transportation Research and Injury Prevention Programme, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi
Professor and Director, Institute of Architecture and Urban Space, Tongji University, Shanghai
Professor, Institute for Transport Studies, Department of Transport Planning and Traffic Engineering, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna Chair

Emelia ARTHUR

Deputy Regional Minister, Western Region of Ghana, Sekondi

1987-1988 Regional Co-ordinator, Regional Student s Representative Council, Ghana Education Service
1991-1994 Ghana National Service Scheme
1994-1996 Project Assistant, Development Education Programmes, Center for the Development of People (CEDEP)
1996-1997 Programme Co-ordinator, Development Education Programmes, Center for the Development of People (CEDEP)
1996-1999 Regional Coordinator, Colan Consult
1996-1999 Lead Trainer, Japanese Overseas Cooperation Volunteers (JOCV)
1995-2003 Team Leader, UK Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO)
1996-2001 Lead Trainer, German Development Services
1999-2002 USA Peace Corps
2002-2003 Forest Sector Development Project, Forestry Commission, Ghana
2002-2003 UK Department for International Development (DFID)
2002-2009 Executive Director, Integrated Action for Development Initiatives
2004 Team Member, International Institute for Environment and Development, UK
2004 Field Team Leader, Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA)
2003-2005 Member, Expert Panel, FRR - UK
2004 Team Leader and Social Development Expert, FRR - UK
2003-2006 Team Leader (03), Facilitator (04 and 08) and Lead Consultant (06), CARE International
2006 Consultant, Peace Direct, UK
2004-2008 Pan African Facilitator (04-06), Africa Team Leader (06-08) and Global Team Leader (07-08), British Council
2006 Team Leader and Political Economy Expert, International Union of Conservation of Nature (IUCN) - World Conservation Union
2008 International Facilitation Advisory Team - World Conservation Congress 2008, International Union of Conservation of Nature (IUCN) - World Conservation Union
2008 Consultant - World Conservation Congress, International Union of Conservation of Nature (IUCN) - World Conservation Union
2008 Consultant, World Bank
2008 Africa Consultant on a Global Team, Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA)
2009 Consultant, International Union of Conservation of Nature (IUCN) - World Conservation Union
2009 Consultant, Evaluation of FERN s activities between 2006 to 2009 in Asia, Africa and Europe, FERN, Europe
2009-2011 District Chief Executive, Government of Ghana
since 2011 Deputy Regional Minister, Government of Ghana

Patrick GMÜR

Direktor, Amt für Städtebau, Zürich

1981-1986 Architekturstudium an der Eidgenössischen Technischen Hochschule, Zürich
1989-1998 Gemeinsames Büro mit Regula Lüscher Gmür, Zürich
1998-2009 Architekturbüro Patrick Gmür Architekten, Zürich
seit 2009 Direktor, Amt für Städtebau, Hochbaudepartement, Zürich

Dr. Dinesh MOHAN

Volvo Chair Professor, TRIPP - Transportation Research and Injury Prevention Programme, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi

  Responsible for the development and management of research projects of biological and biomechanical nature.
 Since 1978 Volvo Chair Professor Transportation Research and Injury Prevention Programme, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
 Research and teaching: Transportation research (safety and pollution), human tolerance biomechanics, motor vehicle safety, road traffic injuries, childhood injuries
1975-1978 Senior Bioengineer, Research Department, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, Washington, D.C.

Zhong-Ren PENG

Chair, International Association for China Planning; Professor, College of Design, Construction and Planning, University of Florida, Gainesville

1994-1995 Research Associate & Adjunct Assistant Professor, Portland State University, OR
1995-1996 Research Scientist II, Georgia Institute of Technology
1996-2001 Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
2001-2005 Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
2003-2004 Visiting Associate Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2003-2007 Director, Center for Advanced Spatial Information Research, UWM
2005-2007 Professor, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
2007-2011 Chang Jiang Scholar, College of Transportation Engineering, Tongji University, Shanghai, China
2007-2010 Professor and Chair, University of Florida
since 2007 Professor, University of Florida

Teerasuk TEEKAYUPUN

Vice Mayor, Khon Kaen Municipality, Khon Kaen

 Master of Public Administration, Khon Kaen University, Thailand
 Currently: Vice Mayor of Khon Kaen Municipality and Chair of Chamber of Commerce, Khon Kaen City

Dr. Geetam TIWARI

MOUD Chair Professor, Civil Engineering Department & TRIPP - Transportation Research and Injury Prevention Programme, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi

 B Arch., University of Roorkee
 Master of Urban Planning and Policy and Ph.D. in Transport Planning and Policy, University of Illinois, Chicago
 She has extensive research experience in dealing with transportation issues of special relevance to low income countries. These include development of bus systems and road designs that would make transportation efficient and safer. She has been working in the area of traffic and transport planning focusing on pedestrians, bicycles and bus systems.
 She is advisor to Urban Age series of conferences coordinated by London School of Economics since 2005. She is editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion.
 Currently: MOUD Chair Professor for Transport Planning, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
2007-2010 Adlerbretska Guest Professor for sustainable urban transport, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

Ph.D. Shiling ZHENG

Professor and Director, Institute of Architecture and Urban Space, Tongji University, Shanghai

 Ph.D. in Engineering
 Laurea honoris causa of Rome University
 Since 2000 Senior Consultant for Theme Deduction of EXPO 2010 Organizing Committee
 Since 2004 Director, Expert Committee for the Preservation of Historical Areas and Architecture in Shanghai
 Since 2008 Director, Shanghai Design Centre
 Since 2009 Director, Committee for Urban Development Strategy, Shanghai Planning Commission
 
 The main design works: Nanpu Bridge (1991); Gezi High School (1995,2006); Zhu Qizhan Art Museum (1995,2007); Fuxing High School (1998); Nanjing Road Pedestrian Street, Shanghai (1999); The City Hall of Jiaxing, Zhejiang Province (2001); The Centre of Broadcasting and Television, Jiaxing City, Zhejiang Province (1999); The National Finance and Taxation Museum, Hangzhou (2004); Shanghai Public Service Centre (2010) and others.

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Hermann KNOFLACHER

Professor, Institute for Transport Studies, Department of Transport Planning and Traffic Engineering, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna

 Bauingenieurwesen, Abschluss der Studien im konstruktiven Bereich, im Verkehrsbereich und im Wasserbau
 Mathematikstudium, Technische Universität Wien
 Geodäsiestudium, Technische Universität Wien
1963-1969 Universitätsassistent, Technische Universität Wien
1970 Gründung des Instituts Verkehrswesen, Kuratorium für Verkehrssicherheit, Beschäftigung mit Sicherheitsforschung, Verkehrsplanung und Verkehrswesen und Leitung des Institutes bis 1982
  Ende der 70er, Anfang der 80er Jahre offizieller Fachberater für den zuständigen Verkehrsminister für den Bereich des gesamten Verkehrswesens
seit 1971 Eröffnung eines eigenen Ingenieurbüros für Forschung und Beratung von Gemeinden, Ländern und Unternehmen, kontinuierliche Leitung des Ingenieurbüros bis heute
seit 1975 Leitung, Institut für Verkehrsplanung, Technische Universität Wien
seit 1985 Leitung, Institut für Straßenbau und Verkehrswesen, Technische Universität Wien
1989-2007 Leitung, Institut für Verkehrsplanung und Verkehrstechnik, Technische Universität Wien