3rd Asia-Pacific Housing ForumPosted in Civil Engineering Events | Email This Post |
The Asia-Pacific Housing Forum in a biennial event that gathers stakeholders engaged in providing urban poverty housing solutions. Building on the foundations of two previous events, this year’s forum is themed “Sustainable Shelter in an Age of Climate Change and Disasters.”
The conference aims to:
• Explore and share solutions that address the urgent and widespread problem of substandard housing in the context of sustainable housing needs and a changing global climate;
• Share strategies and experiences of how best to build resilient communities, including better designs for sustainable homes and settlements;
• Explore how such strategies and experiences can be integrated into ‘bottom-up’ development planning processes
Habitat for Humanity International, together with the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and Habitat for Humanity Thailand, is organizing the 3rd edition of the Asia-Pacific Housing Forum (APHF3). The Forum will be held at the Imperial Queen’s Park Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand from September 7 to 9, 2011.
APHF3 is structured as a three-day ‘gathering of minds’ with more than 35 informative sessions in plenary and workshop formats. Major themes and tracks will focus on: Housing Policy in an Era of Climate Change; Financing Adaptation; Disaster Mitigation, Response and Sustainable Development; Building More Resilient Homes; Community Participation; Water and Sanitation; and Values, Ethics and Faith-based Development Initiatives.
3rd Asia-Pacific Housing Forum – Conference Secretariat
Habitat for Humanity International Asia-Pacific Office
8th Floor, Q House, 38 Convent Road, Silom, Bangrak
Bangkok, 10500 Thailand
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