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Recent Keynotes, Presentations & Workshops

“How Can Airports and Cities Grow Together?” Passenger Terminal Expo, Stockholm (2018)

“Airport Urbanism: A People-Focused Approach.” Airport Cities–Cities of the Future, Helsinki International Airport, Vantaa (2017)

“The Future of Airport Design.” Architecture+Design Museum, Los Angeles (2017)

“Master-Planning the Airport Area.” Sustainable Airport Areas International Seminar, Charles de Gaulle International Airport, Paris (2017)

“Istanbul’s New Airport: How Will it Change the City?” SALT Galata, Istanbul (2017)

“The Architecture of Air Travel.” Chicago Architecture Biennial (2017)

“Airport Urbanism in Asian Cities.” Project Chambers, Hong Kong (2017)

“Airport Urbanism: Moving Beyond the Aerotropolis Model.” Passenger Terminal Expo, Amsterdam (2017)

“Airport Infrastructure and Urban Design in Asia.” University of Queensland, Brisbane (2017)

“Technical Expertise and Infrastructure Development in East Asia.” University of Hong Kong (2016)

“A New Approach to Airport Design.” Aerial Futures: A Symposium on the Architecture of Air Travel, Venice (2016)

“Big Data and the Aviation Industry.” Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (2016)

“New Strategies for Airport Area Development.” Hubstart Atlanta, Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (2016)

“Cross-Border Aviation Infrastructure in the Pearl River Delta.” University of Hong Kong (2016)

“Airport Urbanism.” Manchester Architectural Research Centre, Manchester UK (2016)

“Infrastructure, Technology, and Urban Planning in Asian Cities.” Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme, Paris (2016)

“New Research Methods for the Planning and Design of Airports in China.” Pudong Urban Planning and Design Institute, Shanghai (2016)

“Master-Planning and Informal Urbanization in Three Chinese Airport Megaprojects.” Yale University, New Haven (2016)

“Science, Technology, and Airport Development in East and Southeast Asian Cities.” Volkswagen Foundation, Hannover (2016)

“Geographies of Air and Water in the Pearl River Delta.” University of Basel (2015)

“Development and Preservation in Asian Airport Areas: Mutually Beneficial Processes?” Hubstart Paris, Aéroport de Paris-Charles de Gaulle (2015)

“Transport Infrastructure, Urban Development, and Social Change in East Asia.” Bilgi University, Istanbul (2015)

“Emerging Infrastructures of Low-Cost Aviation in Southeast Asian Cities.” University of Hong Kong (2015)

“Key Innovations Driving Airport Development.” Singapore Aviation Academy, Changi International Airport (2014)

“Rethinking the Airport City.” Singapore Aviation Academy, Changi International Airport (2014)

“Transborder Air Travel in the Pearl River Delta.” University of Hong Kong (2014)

“Low-Cost/Low-Tech: Budget Air Travel in Southeast Asia.” Boston Society of Architects, Boston (2013)

“Aviation Networks in Asia’s Secondary Cities.” Asia Development Dialogues, Bangkok (2013)

“Air Travel and the Future of Secondary Cities in Southeast Asia.” Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore (2013)

“Mapping Global Mobility in the Pearl River Delta.” International Institute of Asian Studies, Leiden (2013)

“‘Now Everyone Can Fly’: Low-Cost Mobility in Southeast Asia.” Asia Research Institute, Singapore (2013)

“Sustainable Airport Development in Asia.” Hubstart Atlanta, Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (2012)

“Non-Aviation Activities at the Airport.” Hubstart Atlanta, Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (2012)

“The ‘Green’ Airport? Rethinking Environmental Sustainability in the Pearl River Delta.” ETH Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich (2012)