Schedule

Sunday

17/02/2008

Arrival of Participants

   

Monday

18/02/2008

Welcome and Salutations, Introduction of the Programme and the Participants
Presentations and Discussions - Urban Development Thailand

Sasa International House, Chulalongkorn Univ. BKK

   
8:30 am

Welcome Addresses and Salutations

8:30 am

Welcome and Opening addresses

  Mr. Proffe, Cultural and Press Attaché of German Embassy, Bangkok, Thailand
  Prof. Dr. Manat Suwan, Head of Geographical Association Thailand
  Prof. Dr. Frauke Kraas, Head of ForUm Network, University of Cologne, Germany
10:00 am

Coffee Break

  Prof. Lersom Sthapitanonda, Dean of the Faculty of Architecture, Chulalongkorn University
  Prof. Nobpadol Suvachananonda, Dean of the Faculty of Architecture, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology (KMITL)
  Prof. Dr. Sekson Yongvanit, Head of Geographical Department, Khon Kaen University
  Dr. Monsicha Bejrananda, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology (KMITL)
Introduction of the conference schedule in Bangkok
11:30 a.m.

Presentation and Discussion – Historical Development of Bangkok

  Prof. Dr. Frauke Kraas, Department of Geography, University of Cologne, Germany:
“Urban Coherence and Social Cohesion”, the topic of ForUm Network 2008
12:30 pm

Lunch

2:00 pm

Presentation and Discussion – Urban Coherence, Thailand

  Dr. Chintana Chantachaeng (Mrs.), German-Thai Chamber of Commerce:
German Thai Cooperation and Projects
  Mr. Santisouk Phongsavan, Population and Community Development Association (PDA),? Chief Planning Officer of the Urban Health and AIDS Department:
Social Cohesion and the “AIDS Positive Partnership Programme” of the PDA
3:30 pm

Coffee Break:

  Dr. Sompon Pornchokchai, Thai Appraisal Foundation:
Housing developments and markets in Bangkok- Boom and busts of markets and land prices
6:30 pm

Welcome Dinner on the Chao Praya River

Tuesday

19/02/2008

Presentations and Discussions
Bangkok Urban Development, Urban Coherence

Sasa International House, Chulalongkorn Univ. BKK

8:30 am

Presentations and Discussions

  Mr. Jan Stevener, DAAD Information Centre Bangkok:
Structure, Programme and Network of the DAAD in Thailand
  Mr. Kwansuang Atipodhi, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok:
Horizontal and Vertical Development of Bangkok
10:30 am

Coffee Break

  Dr. Chaiyan Rajchagool, Department of History, University of Chiang Mai:
Cultural integration and Urban coherence in cultural aspects
12:00 nn

Lunch

2:00 pm

Presentations and Discussions

  Mr. Sirichai Sakornratanakul, Import/Export Bank of Thailand (EXIM Thailand) and Win Mektripop, Foundation for Thailand Rural Reconstruction Movement:
Urban Coherence - contribution from business sector, the case of Bangkok
  Dr. Ralf Hasselbacher, Siemens Ltd. Thailand:
“Urban Mobility”
3:30 pm

Coffee Break

  Dr. Schmidt-Vogt, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT):
Cooperation for Urban Development N.N. Municipality
7:00 pm

Dinner

Wednesday

20/02/2008

Bangkok Urban Development

City Excursion, BKK

 


8:00 am

Bangkok City Excursion I

  CITY OVERVIEW, led by Prof. Dr. Sekson Yongvanit and Dr. Monsicha Bejrananda
  City Excursion trip through the inner part and the old districts of Bangkok (by skytrain – express boat – walking)
Siam Centre, Central World, PhaTuNam, Kao Sarn Road, Chao Praya River, Tammasart University, Pha Hurat, Pak Klong Talad, India Town, Tak Sin Bridge
12:00 pm Lunch at Tha Prachan
  City excursion (ongoing)
5:30 pm Leaving for Dinner and Cultural Show at Siam Niramitr

Thursday

21/02/2008

Bangkok Urban Development

City Excursion, BKK

8:00 am

Bangkok City Excursion II

  BANG KRACHAO – Natural and Cultural Heritage in the City, led by Prof. Dr. Sekson Yongvanit and Dr. Monsicha Bejrananda
  Bang Krachao (agriculture and natural conservation area in the city) Discussion with actors and stakeholders, such as planning officers, developers community representatives
Excursion trip to Bang Krachao
Meeting with representative of the forestry department
Cultural programme of the community
Bicycle ride along the settlement area, interviews
12:00 pm

Lunch

2:30 am

Free time - reflection and relaxing

6:30 am

Dinner

Friday

22/02/2008

Bangkok Urban Development

City Excursion, BKK

8:00 am

Bangkok City Excursion III

  URBAN COHERENCE, led by Dr. Monsicha Bejrananda
  Visiting CODI (Community Organization Development Institute)

Explanation of the programme and activities of CODI
Introduction of Bann Mankong (Project of housing for urban poor)
12:00 pm Lunch
  Visiting CODI Project Sites
6:30 pm

Dinner

Saturday

23/02/2008

Reflection of Bangkok Urban Development
Discussion and Future Planning

Sasa International House, Chulalongkorn Univ. BKK?

8:00 am

Discussion

  Future activities of ForUm Network I
Discussion and Exchange of Participants, Responsibilities
12:00 nn Lunch Break
  Conclusion and reflection of Bangkok urban development and coherence
4:00 p.m.

Coffee Break

6:30 p.m.

Dinner

Sunday

24/02/2008

Flight to Chiang Mai , Arrival
Excursion

Bangkok – Chiang Mai Airport?
City of Chiang Mai

8:00 am

Departure for Chiang Mai

10:30 am

Arrival Chiang Mai Airport

12:30 pm

Lunch

3:00 pm

City Excursion

7:00 pm

Dinner, Visiting Night Market

Monday

25/02/2008

Salutations, Introduction of the Programme
Presentations and Discussion on “Urban Coherence” in Southeast Asia

Chiang Mai University

8:00 am

Welcome addresses

 

Prof. Dr. Seksin Sriwattananukulkit, Chiang Mai University (CMU), Dean of the Faculty of Social Science

Prof. Dr. Manat Suwan, CMU, Department of Geography, Head of the Association of Geography

Prof. Dr. Frauke Kraas, University of Cologne, Department of Geography, Germany

9:15 am

Introduction of the programme in Chiang Mai by Prof. Dr. Manat Suwan, CMU

9:30 am

Coffee Break


10:00 am

Presentations and Discussion


 

Urban Coherence in Thailand:

Dr. Liwa Padthaisong, Chinag Mai University (CMU):
Challenges of Urban Population Development

Prof. Dr. Manat Suwan, Geography Department, Chiang Mai University:
Illegal Labourers in Chiang Mai City: A Problem that needs an official coherence

Mr. Werner Kossmann, GTZ Thailand:
Urban Waste Management and Social Cohesion

Mr. Nopadon Thungsakul, Khon Kaen, Department of Geography, University of Khon Kaen:
Live and Work Together: Upgrading Urban Poor Housing in Khon Kaen Municipality

12:30 pm

Lunch


1:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Presentations and Discussion


 

Urban Coherence in Indonesia and Myanmar:

Mrs. Dra. Wadjarni, Yogyakarta Indonesia, City Planning Administration and Mrs. Rini Rachmawati, Yogyakarta Indonesia, Faculty of Geography, Gadjah Mada University:
Strengthening urban community coherence through participatory planning: Lessons Learned from Yogyakarta

Dr. Eni Harmayani, Yogyakarta Indonesia, Faculty of Agriculture, Gadjah Mada University and Mr. Harsoyo Oedijono, Gadjah Mada University:
Coherence Relationship among Academe-Bussiness- Community and Government

Mr. Jati Raditya, Yogyakarta Indonesia, Yayasan Bintang, NGO:
Urban Coherence for the Recovery of the Post Disaster Area: Lesson Learned from Aceh and Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Dr. Zin Nwe Myint, Yangon Myanmar, Geography Department, Yangon University:
Formation of Local Tourism Management Organization: An immediate solution for tourism development of Mrauk-U

7:00 pm

“Khantok” Dinner and Cultural Show, hosted by the Dean of the Faculty of Social Science of Chiang Mai University


Tuesday

26/02/2008

Presentations and Discussion on “Urban Coherence” in Southeast Asia

Chiang Mai University?

8:30 am

Presentations and Discussion

 

Prof. Dr. Sombat Teeratrakulchai, CMU, Fac. of Architecture, Dep. Of Urban Planning:
Planning and Development in Chiang Mai

Prof. M.L. Surasawasd Siuksawasd, CMU:
Cultural Heritage and City Development in Chiang Mai City

10:00 am Coffee Break
 

Dr. Suthinee Dontree, CMU:
Development and Urban Coherence in Chiang Mai City?

Dr. Prasit Leepreecha, CMU:
Social Cohesion and Ethnic Minorities in Chiang Mai

City
12:00 pm Lunch Break
 

Urban Coherence in the Philippines:

Mrs. Imelda Baleta, Manila, Asian Development Bank (ADB):
Nurturing Social Coherence through the Bayanihan Banking Program (BBP) of Pasay City, Philippines

Mr. Danilo Antonio, Manila, Asian Development Bank (ADB):
Instituting Good Governance Principles in Land Tenure and Administration – A Key Step Towards Urban Development and Social Cohesion

Dr. Noel Cornel Alegre, CDO, CINREX Institute, Capitol University Cagayan de Oro:
Modern Contraceptives Use and Urban Cohesion: A Look into subconscious connectivity among industrial workers in Cagayan De Oro City, Philippines

4:00 pm

Coffee Break

 

Mrs. Roquesa Eduave, CDO, City Local Environment and Natural Resources Office (CLENRO):
Improve the Environment by Urban Coherence -A rainforest at PUEBLO DE ORO Township, CDO Phil.

Mrs. Paulita Roa, CDO, Historical Commission Cagayan de Oro:
Promoting history and culture in an emerging metropolis

Mrs. Yvette Guanzon, CDO, Xavier University, Geoinformatics Center:
Comprehensive Agricultural Development Plan (CADeP) as a Tool for Poverty Alleviation of Farming Families

7:00 pm Dinner

Wednesday

27/02/2008

Presentations and Discussion on “Urban Coherence” in Southeast Asia
Excursion to the Urban Fringe of CM

7:30 am

Presentations and Discussion

 

Urban Coherence in Cambodia and Malaysia:

Mr. Lor Chunn Pau, Phnom Penh Cambodia, Ministry of Land Management:
Cambodian Cities (Phnom Penh, Seam Reap and Sihanouk Ville)

Mr. Tan Thean Siew, Penang Malaysia, Town Planning and Real Estate Management Penang:
The costs and benefits of urban development, who benefit who pay: The case of the northern corridor of northern corridor economic region development in Penang

Prof. Lee Boon Thong, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Geography Department, University Of Malaya:
The unseen walls of ethnic residential compartmentalisation in Malaysian cities

11:00 am

Chiang Mai City Development

 

Mayor of Chiang Mai Municipality: Welcome and Introduction of the City Development Programme

12:30 pm

Lunch

 

Suburban Area Chiang Mai - Problems and Challenges

Cultural Event

7:00 pm

Dinner

Thursday

28/02/2008

Presentations and Discussion on “Urban Coherence” in Southeast Asia
Conclusion, Evaluation, Future Planning and Responsibilities

Chiang Mai University

8:30 am

Presentations and Discussion

 

New activities and projects:

Mr. Thenekham Thongbonh, Vientiane, Ministry of Public Works and Transport:
Participatory Planning – New Master Plan for Vientiane

Mrs.Yvette Guanzon,
GIS Programme, Xavier University

Mrs. Christine Knie,
GIS Summer School Lao PDR

11:00 am

Reflection and Discussion – Bangkok/Chiang Mai - Lessons Learned

11:45 am

Conclusion, Evaluation

12:30 pm

Lunch Break

2:00 pm

Planning of Future Activities II, Delegating of Responsibilities

   

Friday

29/02/2008

Departure

Chiang Mai Airport

5:30 am

Departure of Participants

7:30 am

Flights to Bangkok

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