Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic situation, the conference will be held as an online conference via ZOOM platform.






9.00am - 9.10am

Welcoming speech

YBhg. Professor Dr. Sr Anuar Alias

Dean, Faculty of Built Environment

9.10am - 9.20am

Opening remarks

YBhg. Professor Dato’ Ir. Dr. Mohd Hamdi Abd Shukor

Vice Chancellor Universiti Malaya

9.20am - 10.00am

Keynote 1:

City Experiences and Responses in Dealing With Pandemic

YBhg. Datuk Seri Hj. Mahadi Che Ngah

City Mayor of Kuala Lumpur

10.10am - 10.50am

Keynote 2:

The impact of Pandemic to Global Youth: Policy Responses on City Development

Mr. Hirotaka Koike

Program Management Consultant

United Nations ESCAP


11.15am - 1.00pm

Roundtable Discussion 1

Urban Life and Public Health

(3 Panelists + 1 Moderator)


YBhg. Dato' Professor Dr. Adeeba Kamarulzaman

Professor, Department of Medicine Faculty of Medicine, UM

Presentation Title: Empowering public health towards pandemic-resilience cities

Professor Emeritus Dr. Jill Grant

Professor in Planning, Dalhousie University, Canada

Presentation Title: Coping with the impacts of Covid-19: How cities should respond?

*TPr Gs. Dr. Shamsaini Shamsuddin

Director General, PLANMalaysia

Presentation Title: Post-pandemic city: Accelerating healthy city concept from planning to action

Moderator :

TPr Afzal Azhari

Malaysian Institute of Planners Youth Wing Chairman 

1.00pm - 1.30pm

Q&A Session


2.30pm - 3.30pm

Parallel Session 1

Room 1: Post-Pandemic Planning

Room 2: Healthy Cities

Parallel Session 2

Room 1: Future Cities and Communities

Room 2: Smart Cities and Governance

3.30 pm - 4.30pm

Parallel Session 3

Room 1: Housing and Settlement 

Room 2: (In)equality and Right to City

Room 3: Urban Economics and Society

5.00pm - 5.30pm

Closing Ceremony

*to be confirmed