China's New Urbanization Forum Series

Inaugural Session

Innovations in China's New Urbanization: Opportunities and Challenges



Event Highlights

Date: 10 October 2015

Venue: Yuanzheng Qizhen Hotel, Zijingang Campus of Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China

The NUS Institute of Real Estate Studies (IRES) Global Logistic Properties (GLP) Research Centre, together with the Center for New Urbanization, Zhejiang University and the Dongwu Business School, Soochow University jointly collaborated and organized the first in a series of Forums on China's 'New Urbanization'.

The event drew more than 300 people consisting of thought leaders, prominent industry players, academics and leading experts in policy think tanks. The Forum provided a common platform where leaders of the field come together to contemplate, debate and examine issues related to China's 'New Urbanization'.

This forum featured 3 keynote speeches and 3 panel discussions, focusing on Innovations in the following aspects within China's New Urbanization, namely, 'social governance', 'financing', and 'land systems and policies'. Amongst other very well-respected and distinguished speakers are Dr. Qiu Baoxing (Former Vice Minister, Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development of the People's Republic of China; Counsellor, State Council of China; President, Chinese Society for Urban Studies), Dr. Zhuang Juzhong (Deputy Chief Economist and Deputy Director General, Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department, Asian Development Bank), and Professor Lu Dadao (Academician, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS); Researcher, Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, CAS).

The NUS Institute of Real Estate Studies (IRES) GLP Research Centre is supported by IRES' unique advantages such as: strong existing networks with China's policy-makers and real estate leaders; growing international recognition of research expertise on China's property and hand markets, related policies and regulations; close linages and partnerships with leading universities in China and international institutions.



First Keynote Speech: The Five Baselines for Wholesome Urbanization

Dr. Qiu Baoxing

Former Vice Minister, Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development of the People’s Republic of China; Counsellor, State Council of China; President, Chinese Society for Urban Studies



Panel 1: Innovations in Social Governance within China's New Urbanization

From left: Professor Yu Jianxing, Mr. Gu Hao, Professor Wei Longbao, Mr. Luo Xiaoyong, Professor Duan Jinjun



Second Keynote Speech: Infrastructure Investment in Asia: Opportunities and Challenges

Dr. Zhuang Juzhong

Deputy Chief Economist and Deputy Director General, Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department, Asian Development Bank



Panel 2: Innovations in Financing within China's New Urbanization

From left: Professor Deng Yongheng, Dr. Zhuang Juzhong, Professor Chen Kang, Dr. Zhu Haibin, Mr. Sun Jianjun



Third Keynote Speech: Understanding the Background to and Objectives of China's New Urbanization

Professor Lu Dadao

Academician, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS); Researcher, Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, CAS



Panel 3: Innovations in the Land Systems and Policies within China's New Urbanization

From left: Professor Zhang Weiwen, Mr. Zheng Zhenyuan, Mr. Pang Yee Ean, Professor Wu Cifang, Mr. Zhuo Yong Liang





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Date

  • 10 October 2015

Venue

  • Yuanzheng Qizhen Hotel, Zijingang Campus, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China

Organizers

  • Main Organizers:
  • IRES GLP Research Center, National University of Singapore

    Center for New Urbanization, Zhejiang University

    Dongwu Business School, Soochow University


  • Co-organizers:
  • NUS Research Institute (Suzhou)

    Institute of Township Enterprise and Small Town Development, Zhejiang University

    Land Academy for National Development, Zhejiang University

    Centre for Chinese Urbanization Studies, Soochow University


  • Supporting Organizations:
  • Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City Investment & Development Co., Ltd.

    Surbana Jurong, Singapore

    Dongwu Think Tank, Soochow University

    Keyland

Programme

10 October (Saturday)
Time Agenda
8:30-9:00 Arrival of Guests
9:00-9:15 Opening Ceremony / Address
9:15-10:30 First Keynote Speech: The Five Baselines for Wholesome Urbanization

Moderator:
Professor Yu Jianxing
Yangtze Scholar Professor, Ministry of Education, China; Dean, School of Public Affairs, Zhejiang University

Speaker:
Dr. Qiu Baoxing
Former Vice Minister, Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development of the People's Republic of China; Counsellor, State Council of China; President, Chinese Society for Urban Studies
10:30-10:45 Question & Answer Session
10:45-11:45 Panel 1: Innovations in Social Governance within China's New Urbanization

Moderator:
Professor Yu Jianxing
Yangtze Scholar Professor, Ministry of Education, China; Dean, School of Public Affairs, Zhejiang University

Panelists:
Mr. Gu Hao
Chief Planner, Department of Housing and Urban-rural Development of Zhejiang Province

Professor Wei Longbao
Professor, Zhejiang University; Deputy Director of Academic Affairs, Haining International Campus, Zhejiang University; Director, Institute of Township Enterprise and Small Town Development, Zhejiang University

Mr. Luo Xiaoyong
Deputy CEO, Corporate Services, Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City Investment & Development Co., Ltd.

Professor Duan Jinjun
Professor, Department of Economics, Soochow University; Deputy Director, Center for Chinese Urbanization Studies, Soochow University; Deputy Director, Future City Research Centre, Soochow University
11:45-13:15 Lunch
13:15-13:55 Second Keynote Speech: Infrastructure Investment in Asia: Opportunities and Challenges

Moderator:
Professor Deng Yongheng
Provost's Chair Professor; Director of Institute of Real Estate Studies and Head of Department of Real Estate; Professor of Real Estate, School of Design and Environment; Professor of Finance, NUS Business School

Speaker:
Dr. Zhuang Juzhong
Deputy Chief Economist and Deputy Director General, Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department, Asian Development Bank
13:55-14:15 Question & Answer Session
14:15-15:15 Panel 2: Innovations in Financing within China's New Urbanization

Moderator:
Professor Deng Yongheng
Provost's Chair Professor; Director of Institute of Real Estate Studies and Head of Department of Real Estate; Professor of Real Estate, School of Design and Environment; Professor of Finance, NUS Business School

Panelists:
Professor Chen Kang
Director, MPAM and Chinese Programme, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, NUS

Dr. Zhu Haibin
Chief China Economist and Head of Greater China Economic Research, JP Morgan

Mr. Sun Jianjun
Managing Director, Country Head, China, GIC Real Estate International China Co,. Ltd

Dr. Zhuang Juzhong
Deputy Chief Economist and Deputy Director General, Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department, Asian Development Bank
15:15-15:45 Tea Break
15:45-16:25 Third Keynote Speech: Understanding the Background to and Objectives of China's New Urbanization

Moderator:
Professor Duan Jinjun
Professor, Department of Economics, Soochow University; Deputy Director, Center for Chinese Urbanization Studies, Soochow University; Deputy Director, Future City Research Centre, Soochow University

Speaker:
Professor Lu Dadao
Academician, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS); Researcher, Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, CAS
16:25-16:45 Question & Answer Session
16:45-17:45 Panel 3: Innovations in the Land Systems and Policies within China's New Urbanization

Moderator:
Professor Zhang Weiwen
Professor, Department of Land Management, Zhejiang University; Director, Center for New Urbanization, Zhejiang University

Panelists:
Mr. Zheng Zhenyuan
Former Deputy Head, Planning Division, State Bureau of Land Administration, People's Republic of China

Mr. Pang Yee Ean
Group Chief Operating Officer, Surbana Jurong, Singapore

Professor Wu Cifang
Professor, Department of Land Management, Zhejiang University; Dean, Land Academy for National Development, Zhejiang University

Mr. Zhuo Yong Liang
Director, Zhejiang Provincial Development and Reform Research Institute
17:45-18:00 Closing Address / End of Forum

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Contact us

Center for New Urbanization, Zhejiang University

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HP: +86 18258145397

E-mail:songshan@zju.edu.cn

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Forum Speakers and Moderators


Dr. Qiu Baoxing

Former Vice Minister, Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development of the People’s Republic of China; Counsellor, State Council of China; President, Chinese Society for Urban Studies
Dr. Zhuang Juzhong

Deputy Chief Economist and Deputy Director General, Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department, Asian Development Bank
Professor Lu Dadao

Academician, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS); Researcher, Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, CAS
Professor Yu Jianxing

Yangtze Scholar Professor, Ministry of Education, China; Dean, School of Public Affairs, Zhejiang University
Mr. Gu Hao

Chief Planner, Department of Housing and Urban-rural Development of Zhejiang Province
Professor Wei Longbao

Professor, Zhejiang University; Deputy Director of Academic Affairs, Haining International Campus, Zhejiang University; Director, Institute of Township Enterprise and Small Town Development, Zhejiang University
Mr. Luo Xiaoyong

Deputy CEO, Corporate Services, Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City Investment & Development Co., Ltd.
Professor Duan Jinjun

Professor, Department of Economics, Soochow University; Deputy Director, Center for Chinese Urbanization Studies, Soochow University; Deputy Director, Future City Research Centre, Soochow University
Professor Deng Yongheng

Provost’s Chair Professor; Director of Institute of Real Estate Studies and Head of Department of Real Estate; Professor of Real Estate, School of Design and Environment; Professor of Finance, NUS Business School
Professor Chen Kang

Director, MPAM and Chinese Programme, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, NUS
Dr. Zhu Haibin

Chief China Economist and Head of Greater China Economic Research, JP Morgan
Mr. Sun Jianjun

Managing Director, Country Head, China, GIC Real Estate International China Co,. Ltd
Professor Zhang Weiwen

Professor, Department of Land Management, Zhejiang University; Director, Center for New Urbanization, Zhejiang University
Mr. Zheng Zhenyuan

Former Deputy Head, Planning Division, State Bureau of Land Administration, People’s Republic of China
Mr. Pang Yee Ean

Group Chief Operating Officer, Surbana Jurong, Singapore
Professor Wu Cifang

Professor, Department of Land Management, Zhejiang University; Dean, Land Academy for National Development, Zhejiang University
Mr. Zhuo Yong Liang

Director, Zhejiang Provincial Development and Reform Research Institute