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  • Anne Kerr

    Mott MacDonald Hong Kong Limited
    Managing Director, Greater China

    Plenary 08

    Data and how we know what to want

    Anne Kerr

    Mott MacDonald Hong Kong Limited
    Managing Director, Greater China

    Leading Mott MacDonald’s Global Strategic Initiative for Cities providing expertise in visioning, master-planning and delivery of developments at local, national and cross boundary. Also Managing Director for Greater China. In both roles involved in developing roadmaps, development strategies as well as detailed plans for (and delivery of) integrated developments (both new and redevelopment/regeneration) for communities, landuse and transportation, innovative technologies, and resource management in more than 30 countries. Advises governments, developments and agencies on policy matters and strategies to deliver integrated solutions for the built environment – always putting people first. Has provided advisory services to a number of eco-city and smart city developments, mixed use communities, transit oriented developments and entertainment districts and for various other master-planning developments around the world, and provides inputs to Regional goals in support of sustainable development goals and particularly SDG 11.
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  • Hirotaka Koike

    Utsunomiya Kyowa University
    Professor

    Oral Presentation 02

    Commnunity co-creation and health promotion campaigns

    Hirotaka Koike

    Utsunomiya Kyowa University
    Professor

    Hirotaka Koike is a professor of transportation planning at Utsunomiya Kyowa University in Japan. He graduated from the University of Tokyo in 1964 and obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Washington, Seattle, in 1970. Before the current position, he worked for the University of British Columbia and B.C. Research in Vancouver, Canada. In 1985 he returned to Japan and taught at Utsunomiya University and now an emeritus professor. He is a registered professional engineer and works for many committees in national, provincial, and municipal governments.
    His research interests include pedestrian, bicycle, public transport, traffic safety, and urban planning. He is the chairman of the Traffic Safety Council in Utsunomiya City since 1999. He is instrumental in planning the new LRT system in Utsunomiya, which will open for service in 2023.
    He has been a frequent participant in many international conferences, including Walk21 and Velo-city.
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  • Etienne Krug

    Department of Noncommunicable Diseases, Disability, Violence and Injury Prevention, World Health Organization (WHO)
    Director

    Plenary 01 - PANEL DISCUSSION

    Global Imperatives for supporting more walking and creating walkable cities

    Etienne Krug

    Department of Noncommunicable Diseases, Disability, Violence and Injury Prevention, World Health Organization (WHO)
    Director

    Dr Krug is Director of the Department for Social Determinants of Health at the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland. He leads global efforts to prevent violence and injuries, to address social determinants of health and promote healthy ageing. He oversees the development of intergovernmental resolutions and global reports, the implementation of multi-country development projects, and advocacy campaigns. He chairs the International Organizing Committee for World Conferences on Injury Prevention, the United Nations Road Safety Collaboration and co-chairs the Executive Committee of the Global Partnership to End Violence against Children. He is a member of the Editorial Board of several scientific journals. Before joining WHO, Dr Krug worked at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, USA, with Médecins sans Frontières and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Dr Krug holds a degree as Medical Doctor from the University of Louvain in Brussels, Belgium and a Masters Degree in Public Health from Harvard University and has received many awards.
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