PAST EVENTS 2009-2011


Iskandar Malaysia-Singapore Integration and Development Potentials

28-29 July 2011, Pulai Springs Resort

A two-day seminar jointly organized by the Malaysian Institute of Planners and the Singapore Institute of Planners.








Chinese New Year Get-Together 2010




SIP Planning Awards 2010

Submissions being evaluated by the panel of judges and moderators




Surbana-Singapore Institute of Planners 2009 Fellowship

13 Nov 2009

“Gardening is one way to increase food production in Singapore. There is plenty of vacant land in Singapore that can be put to use as community gardens.”

This is one of the recommendations in Elise Harris's presentation, “Integrated Systems to Increase Food Production in Singapore”.

She is the 2009 Surbana-Singapore Institute of Planners Fellow.




EDAW Singapore Institute of Planners 2010 Fellowship

23 October 2009

Jason Lee and Loh Kee Soon received the 2009 EDAW-Singapore Institute of Planners Travel Grant and visited Tokyo Super Eco-Town and Kawasaki Eco-Town, two success stories in integrating industrial and urban development.  

Their talk on Successful Eco Towns In Japan presented their findings and recommendations on how Singapore can learn from these two Eco Town.




UNCRD SIP Senior Policy Seminar on Climate Change, Housing & Livable Cities in Asia and Africa

 25 Jun 2009, Orchard Parade Hotel





To foster better understanding of the effects of climate change on Asia & Africa, the United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD) & the Singapore Institute of Planners (SIP) have organized this senior policy seminar to enable Asian & African policy makers and city managers to learn from each other to create effective policies and strategies for livable cities.


SIP Dinner Talk by Mr Lim Eng Hwee, Chief Planner, URA

12 May 2009, NUSS Guild House

Singapore’s uniqueness and competitiveness on the global stage lies in our ability to plan ahead. Especially in unfavorable economic situations like the current downturn, it becomes more important for Singapore to look beyond & plan for a sustainable future for the city. 

As Singapore’s planning authority, URA takes a long-term, comprehensive and integrated planning approach, in order to balance the various competing land use needs, ensure sustainable growth and a good quality of life.





Chinese New Year Lo Hei 2009