Will Sustainable Transport Make Chinese Cities Thrive Again?

Nov 8, 2018

Mr. LIU Daizong

China Director, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities, World Resources Institute

About the speaker:
Mr. LIU is China Sustainable Cities Program Director and China Transport Program Director of World Resources Institute (WRI). He has led and managed a number of projects, including Transit Metropolis project partnered with the Ministry of Transport, and local governments like Kunming, Guiyang, Suzhou and Zhuzhou, Low Emission Zone/Congestion Charging project with Beijing Municipal Commission of Transport, Road Safety project with China Academy of Urban Planning & Design, and Sustainable and Livable Cities project with Chengdu and Qingdao Development and Reform Commission. In 2013, based on his 10 years’ work experience in transit development in over 10 Chinese cities, Mr. Liu established the theory of CSTOUR (Comprehensive Solution for Transit Oriented Urban Redevelopment). In 2014, he was appointed as the Independent Board Member of Chongqing City Transportation Development & Investment Group Co. In 2017, Mr. Liu was appointed as the member of the third Expert Committee of Beijing Municipal Commission of Transport, and also was appointed as the member of Expert Advisory Committee on Transportation of Guangzhou Municipal Government. In year 2014, he established a non‐profit social media platform with WeChat and Weibo public accounts named @SustainableCity, bringing a group of 300 passionate professional volunteers to promote sustainable urban development. The platform has attracted over 50,000 followers today. In addition, he has co‐authored two books and published more than 10 professional papers. Since 2017, Mr. Liu serves as a chairman of Future Transportation Technology and Policy Section, Transportation Planning Division, World Transportation Convention. Mr. LIU has obtained Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from National University of Singapore, and Bachelor’s degree in Transportation Engineering from Southeast University in China. Prior to joining WRI, he has worked 10 years for China Sustainable Transportation Center of Energy Foundation as a senior program associate, and 3 years for CPG Consultancy Company in Singapore as the transport project manager. For inquires, please contact MScGIS@cuhk.edu.hk 。

Date: 8 Nov 2018 (Thurs)
Time: 15:30 – 17:00
Venue: FYB UG01
Language: English