Rebecca L. H. Chiu




Rebecca L. H. Chiu is Professor and Head of the Department of UrbanPlanning and Design and Director of the Centre of Urban Studies andUrban Planning and One Belt One Road Urban Observatory at the University of Hong Kong. She is elected Fellow of Academy of Social Sciences in U.K. Her current researchinterests include housing and urban sustainability in high-densityAsian cities, housing in Hong Kong and China,comparative housing and planning studies, liveability in high-density citiesand in ageing communities, urban governance and urban management in China and the Belt and Road Region. She is the Founder Chairman of the AsiaPacificNetwork for Housing Research, and has been appointedto government boards and committeeson housing, urban planning, land, urbanrenewal and natural and heritage conservation in Hong Kong and elsewhere. She is co-author of Politics, Planning and Housing Supply in Australia, England and Hong Kong, and chief editor of Housing Policy and Social Development in Asia, both published by Routledge.






Deshabandu' Ar / PlnrDrSurathWickramasinghe




SurathWickramasinghe graduated as an Architect from the University of Westminster, London and completed a Master’s Degree in Planning from the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.


Surath has made an outstanding contribution to Architecture, Urban Planning and Urban Regeneration for over four decades. His carrier combines a prolific and continued output of significant Architecture and Urban Design Projects including a distinguished list of writings and publications.


Deshabandu' DrSurathWickramasinghe is a Chartered Architect and a Chartered Town Planner by Profession. He is the Chairman of SurathWickramasinghe Associates and has been in practice for nearly 50 years. The Firm provides Multi- Disciplinary Services and has won several Excellence Awards for Architecture from the Sri Lanka Institute of Architects (SLIA). The Infrastructure of the Firm could be considered in par with any International Firms.


In 1990, in recognition of Surath’s Services to Architecture, Planning and the Professions of Sri Lanka, he was conferred National Presidential Honors the Title Desabandu’ Class I Category. A Past President of Sri Lanka Institute of Architects (SLIA), Institute of Town Planners, Sri Lanka (ITPSL), the Organization of Professional Associations (OPA) and Immediate Past President, Chamber of Construction Industry, Sri Lanka (CCI). He is an Honorary Fellow of SLIA and the Royal Australian Institute of Architects (RAIA).


Internationally, Past President, Architects Regional Council Asia, (ARCASIA), comprising of 17 Countries and a Past Vice President, Commonwealth Associations of Planners (CAP). He was awarded the prestigious, SLIA Gold Medal for unique achievements and invaluable contributions to Architecture in Sri Lanka. In addition, the Organization of Professional Associations recently awarded him “A Lifetime Award in recognition of outstanding contributions to the Profession and the Nation” the National Apex Award for Professional Excellence in the category Engineering Services.


The University of Westminster in recognition of his achievements in Architecture, Planning, contribution to the Professions and the Construction Industry conferred a Honorary Doctorate DLitt.






Nayana Mawilmada




Mr. Mawilmada is the Sector Head of the Property Group at John Keells Holdings, one of Sri Lanka’s largest listed conglomerates. He is an urban development specialist with extensive international experience planning, facilitating, and managing large scale urban development, real estate and infrastructure projects across 15 countries. Prior to joining John Keells, Nayana served as the Director General of the Urban Development Authority, and as the Head of Investments for the Western Regional Megapolis Planning Project in the Government of Sri Lanka Nayana’s academic training includes an MBA from Harvard Business School, a Master of City Planning from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and a Bachelor of Architecture from Hampton University in the USA. He is also a 2017 Eisenhower Fellow.




Department of Architecture, University of Moratuwa, SRI LANKA


National science Foundation, SRI LANKA



Department of Urban Planning, University of Alberta, Canada



Department of Architecture, KU Leuven , Belgium


Urbanism and Town Planning (LSO), University of Applied Science Lübeck, Germany


Department of Architecture and Interior Design,  University of Bahrain, Bahrain.






Deadline for Submission of Abstracts: 20th June, 2018

Confirmation of acceptance of Abstracts: within two weeks of receiving the abstract or latest 05th June, 2018

Full Paper submission: 15th July 2018

Peer Review Comments: 01st August, 2018

Final Paper submission (Camera Ready): 01st September, 2018

Conference dates: 05th – 06th October, 2018

Early bird registration for conference participants: 15th September 2018

Final date of Registration of paper presenters to be included in the Proceedings: 25th September 2018

Final registration deadline for other conference participants: 01st September 2018




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Dr. Janaka Wijesundara
(Conference Chair - ICCPP 2016)     
Department of Architecture,
University of Moratuwa
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