Congress Programme

Note: We are expecting over 250 presentations and debates. The programme is still in its draft version and is subject to change. 
This should not be used as a reference to book flights and hotels.


Expected Speakers:

  •        Hon Anies Rasyid Baswedann, Governor of Jakarta City *
  •        Prof Dr Bambang P.S. Brodjonegoro, Minister of National Development Planning
  •        Mr Matt Lally, Associate Director for Integrated City Planning at Arup        
  •        Dr Shipra Narang Suri, Coordinator, Urban Planning and Design Branch, UN-Habitat, Nairobi

Special Guests:

  •         Hon Joko Widodo, President of Republic of Indonesia or Hon Jusuf Kalla, Vice-President of Republic of Indonesia*
  •         Dr Bima Arya Sugiarto, Mayor of Bogor City
  •         Hon Ridwan Kamil, Governor of West Java 
  •         Dr Basuki Hadimuljono, Minister of Public Works and Housing or Dr Hadi Sucahyono*
            Head of Regional Infrastructure Development Agency
  •         Dr Sofjan Djalil, Minister of Land and Spatial Planning

Plenary Sessions include:

  •        Introductory report to the Congress theme
  •        International and local keynote speakers
  •        Congress summary and discussion


Parallel Sessions include:

  •        Thematic presentations in 7 parallel tracks
  •        Round tables
  •        Special sessions
  •        Urban Planning Advisory Teams seminar
  •        Awards seminar
  •        ISOCARP Institute seminar
  •        UN-Habitat Metro-Hub Session
  •        Session on Democratic Planning chaired by the American Planners Association

Side events include:

  •        Training and Workshops
  •        Kota Tua Neighbourhood Walkshop
  •        Networking opportunities
  •        Mentoring meetings
  •        Mayor Caucus
  •        Urban Community Caucus
  •        Focus groups - input for Indonesia's perspective
  •        Session on child-responsive urban planning with UNICEF


Technical Tours  related to the themes include:

  •        Muara Baru  (Picas And Fish Market)
  •        Heritage: Kota Tua (Old Town)
  •        Rencana Berbasis Masyarakat (CAP): Kampung Aquarium 
  •        Tourism: Waduk Pluit dan Kalijodo

*To be confirmed.