Transit Oriented Development World Summit 2018
12 November 2013 - 14 November 2013
Manila, Phillippines

Our Speakers

  • Terry Lee - WilliamsTerry Lee - Williams
    Chief Transport Advisor,
    City of Sydney, Australia
  • Eric EidlinEric Eidlin
    Station and Access Planning Manager, Regional Rail Division,
    City of San Jose Department of Transportation, California
  • Hiroyuki TakeshimaHiroyuki Takeshima
    Head of Department,
    East Japan Railway Company
  • Joni BabociJoni Baboci
    General Director of Planning and Urban Development,
    Municipality of Tirana, Albania
  • Antonios VouloudisAntonios Vouloudis
    Senior Professional Estidama Policies Development – Estidama,
    Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities, United Arab Emirates
  • Paromita RoyParomita Roy
    Deputy Director,
    Delhi Development Authority, Government of India
  • Sofia AsteriadiSofia Asteriadi
    Interface Engineer,
    GoldLine Underground, Qatar
  • Mayuri IslavathMayuri Islavath
    Urban Planner,
    RAK Municipality, United Arab Emirates
  • Syed Wasim AkhtarSyed Wasim Akhtar
    Assistant Town Planner,
    Jodphur Development Authority, India
  • Joe MaJoe Ma
    Deputy General Manager,
    ShenZhen Bus Group Company, China
  • Salvador TanSalvador Tan
    Assistant Vice President,
    Avaya Land, Philippines
  • John LeberJohn Leber
    Investment Officer,
    International Finance Corporation, Philippines
  • Krishan Singh RautelaKrishan Singh Rautela
    Economic Affairs Officer, UNCTA D & Former PPP Expert,
    Uttarakhand PPP Cell, Department of Planning, Government of Uttarakhand, India
  • Rahul MitalRahul Mital
    Cistri Urbis, Singapore
  • Ala HasonAla Hason
    Senior Vice President, Director of MENA Region,
    HKS, UAE
  • Stephen GoldieStephen Goldie
    City Planning Advisor,
    Al Ain Region, Department of Urban Planning & Municipalities, UAE
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World’s Leading Transit Oriented Development World Summit 2018 focused on providing the Competing Needs of Transit Oriented Development to Create Vibrant, Livable, and Sustainable Communities

Leading Transit Oriented Development Summit Globally Comes to Singapore in 2018

Equip Global’ s Transit Oriented Development World Summit 2018 taking place from 13 -16 March 2018 has been tailored to bring together senior-level decision makers from the Ministries of Transportation, National Development, and Infrastructure, Housing Authorities, Urban Development Authorities, Rail Operators, Investment firms and City Planners  around the Asian region and globally to provide a unique insight on how can you enhance TOD strategies within your cities through topics focused around public-private partnership (PPP), successful business model and finance mechanisms, getting the buy in from different stakeholders, success factors in site selection and analysis, best practices of urban design in TOD, best ways to integrate land use and transport planning and many more!

In addition, many success stories of TOD projects will be highlighted throughout the main summit to allow you to stay abreast of global trends!


Today urban planners across all nations consider Transit Oriented Development (TOD) as an important trend for their national infrastructure and economic development. The concept resonates with the intent of the cities to become environmentally and economically sustainable. The value and benefits of TODs is well recognized globally for example - London in Europe, Washington in the USA and Singapore, Tokyo and Hong Kong in Asia.

Despite numerous benefits posted by the TOD, major cities in Asia are constantly facing various challenges may have economic, social, environmental and planning nature: regulatory barriers such as long permitting processes, lack of stakeholder’s commitments and community involvement, challenges in land acquisition, flaws of urban design framework, site selection, legal mechanisms, and funding issues. Therefore, a lot more need to be done and debated such as the revision of TOD spatial and design planning as well as the reviewing of the redevelopment program so that they can reap the economic and development benefits of TOD. 

What Makes Transit Oriented Development World Summit 2018 A Must Attend Event:

Successful Case Studies Sharing on current & future TOD projects updates across Asia Pacific including Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, China, Japan, Korea, India, Australia amongst others on how you can overcome and tackle the challenges and barriers for successful project delivery.

Interactive Discussions Learn from a panel of senior leaders in TOD industry on how to unravel best solutions to respond to uncertainties and risks  in TOD projects and identify the mitigation strategies tools in order to achieve a world class TOD!

Eye-opening Presentations Gain strategic insights from over 20+ industry experts on overcoming major challenges in areas including effective land use planning, urban redevelopment program, site selection, land value capture, public-private partnership, join-venture partnership, site section , business model for TOD, infrastructure financing options, community engagement, strategies in developing difficult neighborhood projects, best practices in managing project during construction, and many more.

In-depth Workshops Attend the 4 Expert-Led Pre-Summit & Post-Summit Workshops to grasp the nuts and bolts in overcoming specific challenges in developing a successful TOD. Elevate your Summit Experience to the Next New Level!

5 Key Benefits of Attending Transit Oriented Development World Summit 2018

  1. Identify the Areas for Improvement in your own TOD Implementation Processes and how you can use knowledge from successful case studies to overcome the common political, financial, market, and technical challenges associated with TOD 
  2. Exploring Suitable Financing Mechanisms to Accommodate and Support TOD in order to secure your project’s financing and reduce associate risks and drawing on existing laws to create new partnerships towards a more sustainable of ROI
  3. Best ways to Integrate Land Use and Transport - Discussing how transport infrastructure and spatial planning can be more integrated towards adaptive and sustainable transport infrastructure
  4. Practical Design Guidelines for Planning and Implementing Development around Transit Stations - Understanding the strategies to promote and implement development that is supportive of transit investment for government agencies and authorities to create an area that is vibrant, pedestrian-friendly and genuinely integrated with transit
  5. Extensive Networking Experience – Leverage on this golden opportunity to foster collaboration with government bodies, project developers, and rail and transport operators and strengthen the exchange of information and experience with TOD experts to in achieving a world class TOD!   

Who Will You Meet At Transit Oriented Development World Summit 2018?

This event is tailor-made for top decision makers, Heads, Vice Presidents, Directors, Managers, Engineers, and Project Managers and Senior Executives responsible for TOD including departments of:

  • Planning
  • Development
  • Transit Oriented Development (TOD)
  • Projects (TOD/Urban Development)
  • Engineering
  • Design
  • Transportation (Rail/Metro)
  • Real Estate
  • Investment

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