Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
Mumbai 2010: Speakers / Presentations List


Ahmad Abdelrazaq
Exec. Vice President,
Samsung C&T, Seoul
“Using of the Latest Technologies in Tall Building Design & Constr.Planning”

  Aamer Azeemi
Senior Director, Cisco Systems, Bangalore
“Changing a City, a Country, the World”

Wiliam Baker
Partner, Skidmore Owings & Merrill, Chicago
“Supertalls: The Next-Generation”
Daley Rick Barker
, Barker Mohandas, Connecticut
“Improved Techniques for Vertical Transport for Super Tall Buildings”

Farshad Berahman Senior Struct. Eng.,
Matthew Esther Associate Struct. Eng., W.S. Atkins, Dubai
“Hybrid Solutions for Tall Buildings”
Georges Binder  Managing Director, Buildings & Data SA / CTBUH Belgium
“Tall Building Trends: 2010, 2020 and Beyond”

Joe Burns Managing Principal,
Thornton Tomasetti, Chicago
“Tall and Supertall Buildings: Structure &Skin Performance”
Volker Buttgereit Managing Director, BMT Fluid Mechanics, London
“Aerodynamic Fundamentals of Large Scale Building-integrated Wind Turbines"

Philip Castillo Senior Vice President,
Murphy / Jahn, Chicago
“New Vertical Cities - The Spire at Ras Al Khaimah”
Gautam Chatterjee
CEO & Vice President, MHADA, Mumbai
“Community as Partners in Urban Redevelopment”

Dr. Joseph Colaco
CBM Engineers, Inc., Houston
“Design and Construction of Taller Towers in India”
Charles Correa
Charles Correa Architects, Mumbai
“INDIA: High-Rise & High-Density”

Ari Daman Director,
Landscape ID, New York & Bangalore
“Ecological Urbanism - A New Landscape Paradigm”
S K Das
SK Das Associated Architects, New Delhi
“City, Multiplicity and Specificity”

Johannes De Jong
KONE Industrial Ltd, Finland
“Elevatoring Issues Affecting High Rise Buildings in India
Atha Forsberg Vice-President, Architects & Engineers Group, Willis, Chicago
Insurance & the City: A Risk Management Approach to the Tall, Sustainable Bldg”

Bernardo Fort-Brescia, FAIA
Design Principal, Arquitectonica, Miami
“Cities Within Cities”
Jim Fortune
Fortune Consultants, Colorado
“Emergency Building Evacuations via Elevators”

Shri Ratnaker Gaikwad Shri Ratnaker Gaikwad Metropolitan Commissioner, MMRDA, Mumbai
“The Remaking of Mumbai in the Sustainable Age”
Francesca Galeazzi
Urban Strategies Leader, Arup, Shanghai
“What Do You Care What Other People Think?”

Mayank Gandhi Secretary,
Lalit Gandhi Chairman, RoMF, Mumbai

“An Integrated Development Plan for Mumbai”

Mayank Gandhi Secretary,
Lalit Gandhi Chairman, RoMF, Mumbai

“Remaking of The C-Ward”

Russell Gilchrist Practice Leader,
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Chicago
“Sustainable Strategies for High-Rise Buildings”
Juergen Gnida 
Head Key Projects, PERI Gmbh, Germany
“Formworks for High-Rise Construction”

Karuna Gopal Founder,
Foundation for Futuristic Cities, Hyderabad

“Imagineering Indian Cities - Governance for Sustainability ”

Ajit Gulabchand
Chairman, Lavasa City
“Decentralizing Cities: Lavasa City”

Jeff Heller Principal, Heller Manus Architects, San Francisco
“The Future of Sustainable Urban Design on a Large Scale: Guangzhou”

Peter Irwin Chairman, RWDI, Canada
Graeme Wood Director, CPP, Australia
“New CTBUH Guidelines for Wind Tunnel Testing of Tall Buildings”

Dharmesh Jain
Vice-President, CREDAI, Pune
“Accelerating Development : Ways to Meet The Increasing Supply Gap”

Sudhir Jambhekar
Senior Partner, FX Fowle Architects, New York
“Beyond Tall Buildings”

Tim Johnson
Design Principal, NBBJ, New York
“Designing Vital Urban Environments”

Sen Kapadia Founder, Sen Kapadia Architect, Mumbai
“Sustainable Cluster Vertical Neighborhood Development”

Jong-Soo Kim
President, CS SE, Seoul
“Structural. Design of The Rechensia Tower”
James von Klemperer
Principal, KPF Associates, New York
“Symbiosis: Supertalls & Future Cities”

Jan Klerks
CTBUH Chicago

“High-Rise Policies: Zoning and Planning of Tall Buildings”
David Klinger
Managing Director, Alumayer, Israel
“Curtain Wall Design for High-Rise Buildings in the Modern World”

Cary Kopczynski
CEO, Cary Kopczynski & Company, Seattle
“Envisioning the Future: Building Design & Construction in the New Millennium”
Swadhin Kshatriya Commissioner, Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai
“Infrastructure Challenges in the Urban Renewal of Mumbai”

Simon Lay
Director, WSP Fire, London
“Don’t Be Scared of Performance Based Design”

Hyung Il Lee Senior Principal,
Samoo Architects & Engineers, Seoul
“Dongtan: Green City in Sync with the Land”

Joe Maffei Principal, Rutherford & Chekene, San Francisco
Satish Jain
Director, SJC SE, San Jose
“Performance-based Seismic Design”

Prathima Manohar
Founder, The Urban Vision, Bangalore
“Framing India’s Urban Agenda: Why India Needs Compact High Density Cities”

Jashwant Mehta
Mehta Enterprises, Mumbai
“What Does the Future Hold for Tall Buildings?”

Mukesh Mehta
Chairman, M M Consultants, Mumbai
“Dharavi Redevelopment Project”

John Mizon
Vice-President Advanced Programs, Schindler Group. Switzerland
“Transit Management - Now It’s Possible”
Tom Murcott Executive Vice President, Gale International, New York
“Songdo IBD and the Future of Smart, Sustainable City-Scale Development”

Peter Murray Chairman, Wordsearch & New London Architecture Centre, London
“How Tall is Dense? Coping with Growth in London”
David Nelson
Head of Design, Foster + Partners, London 
“The Sustainable City”

Peter Oborn
Deputy Chairman, Aedas Europe, London 
“Dynamic Facades and Parametrics; Creating a New Vernacular?”
Philip Oldfield Lecturer in Architecture, University of Nottingham, Nottingham
“The Carbon Impact of Tall: Embodied Energy in High Rise”

Felino Palafox
Principal, Palafox Associates, Phillipines
“Best and Worst Practices in Urbanization in the Philippines”

Jason Pomeroy Director, Broadway Malyan Asia, Singapore
“Room at The Top: Alternative Social Spaces in Singapore Context”

Kaizer Rangwala
Principal, Rangwala Associates / Chairman, Form-Based Codes Institute, California
“Contextual Tall Buildings In India”

Stephan Reinke
Director, Stephan Reinke Architects, London
“Place Making: Urban Design and the Tall Building”

Daniel R. Ringelstein
Director of Urban Design & Planning, Skidmore Owings and Merrill, Chicago
“Smart Cities for the 21st Century”

Abis Rizvi
CEO, Rizvi Group, Mumbai
“Integrated Approach to Slum Redevelopment”

Alain Robert
Skyscraper Spiderman, Paris
“Skyscraper: View from the Outside, on High”

Clive Robinson Product Manager, TEKLA, Finland
“BIM – A Modern Vehicle for Transferring Structural Design Information”

David Scott Principal, Arup, New York / CTBUH Immediate Past Chairman
“Elegant Efficiency for Complex Tall Towers”

Umesh Shurpali GIFT, Gujarat
“Gujarat International Finance Tec-city: A New Glittering Global City among Chaos”

Michel St Pierre Director of Planning & Urban Design, Gensler, San Francisco
“Sustainable Cities - Shanghai Looking Forward”

Shyam Sunder Director,
Barbara Lippiatt
Economist, NIST, USA
“U.S. Agenda for Net-Zero Energy, High Performance Green Buildings”

Andrew Tindsley
Director, BDP, London
“Time, Place and Identity”
Aaron Vanney Senior Consultant,
Rolf Jensen Associates, Chicago

“Protection of Elevators for Building Evacuation”

Steve Watts
Partner, Davis Langdon, London
“The Economics of Sustainability & Mixed-Use”
Antony Wood
CTBUH Executive Director, Chicago
“The Re-making of Mumbai: Search for an Appropriate Skyscraper Response”

Scott Wrighton City Manager,
Lavasa Corporation Limited, Lavasa City

“Successful Urban Democratic Governance”
Cathy Yang
Assistant Vice President, Taipei Financial Center Corporation, Taiwan
“Taipei 101: Greening the World’s Tallest”

Dr. Ken Yeang
Director, Llewelyn Davies Yeang, London
“The Ecoskyscraper: Critical Regionalist Considerations”

Roberto Zappa
CEO & Chairman, Sematic Group, Italy
“Door Solutions for High-Rise Applications”

Ming Zhang Senior Partner / Design Director, Mulvanny G2 Architecture, USA
“One Solution Does Not Fit All: Redeveloping the Urban Context”

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