Universal Design in Public Places

This year’s theme, ‘Universal Design in Public Places’, looks at stimulating conversations on the need for creating an inclusive built environment that is usable by all. The SUDW UD Conference will bring together an array of industry experts to share their experiences and insights on the current trends in Universal Design and its implementation in our everyday lives and the built environment.

Updated on 20 June 2015 and subject to changes

27 July (Mon) UD CONFERENCE – Shaping An Age-friendly Built Environment
0830 – 0900 Registration
0900 – 0905 Welcome
0905 – 0915 Opening Address
0915 – 0925 Launch of SUDW 2015
0925 – 1030 Tea-break cum tour of Product Showcase
UD Conference Commences
1030 – 1130 Keynote – Shaping an Inclusive Public Realm
By Mr Moshe Safdie,
Safdie Architects
1130 – 1215 A New Level of Inclusivity
By Mr Sonny Chionh
RSP Architects Planners and Engineers Pte Ltd
1215 – 1300 Inclusive Living – Kampung Admiralty
By Mr Richard Kuppusamy
1300 – 1430 Lunch cum tour of Product Showcase
1430 – 1450 Overview of Singapore Standardisation Programme and Standards as a Powerful Tool to Support Ageing-in-Place and At Homes
By Mr Robert Chew, Deputy Chairman, Singapore Standards Council and Chairman, Silver Industry Standards Committee
SPRING Singapore
1450 – 1535 Ageing Well in the Community - A Geriatrician’s Perspective
By Dr Wong Sweet Fun, Senior Consultant
Department of Geriatric Medicine, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital
1535 – 1600 Tea-break cum tour of Product Showcase
1600 – 1645 The ‘ART’ of Home Living
By Ms Charmaine Sakina Magnus, Principal Occupational Therapist
Redefind Therapy Centre
1645 – 1730 Age-Friendly Built Environment
By Ms Goh Siam Imm
Building and Construction Authority
1730 End of Conference

Registration Rates

Events Discounted Fee*
(incl GST)
Normal Rate
(incl (GST)
Conference S$240 S$265
Design Workshop S$260 S$280

* Early Bird payment on or before 10 July 2015; Group Discount (group of 3 or more from same organisation); BCA Young Leaders; BCAA Alumni Card Holders

Date: 27 July 2015
Venue: BCA Academy

Organised by:

Building and Construction Authority 15 years