3

NOV

08:45 - 09:45

The State of Play

As Asia slowly reopens following a turbulent and challenging period, what does the region’s development pipeline look like? What forces are currently shaping the market? And what lies ahead as owners, operators and designers consider how to navigate what, at times, feels like uncharted territory? Our panel of experts discuss where we’re at, where we’re headed and what Asia’s new normal might look like.

Moderated by Harry McKinley

Speakers:

Anurak Nithititaseth
Managing Director Bangkok
Kristina Zanic Consultants

Christin Castillo

Christin Castillo
Principal
HBA Indonesia

Ivan Lee
Director of Design and Construction
Four Seasons


3

NOV

14:50 - 15:25 

Post-pandemic Design: Asia’s Brave Future

While COVID has delivered an unprecedented global challenge, it has also presented an opportunity: to reset and reimagine. In Asia, innovation, pioneering concepts and brave design are flourishing, as a new vision for the future is not only envisaged, but realised. Daniel Pillai, principal at WOW Architects, discusses his vision for Asian design and the daring ideas influencing its course.

Speaker:

Daniel Pillai
Principal
WOW Architects


4

NOV

09:00 - 10:00 

HI Design's Hot Topics

Who knows what the order of the day will be, as Hi Design’s Hot Topics addresses the industry’s most thought-provoking issues, timely talking points and provocative headlines in this wide-reaching discussion. Our outspoken industry leaders join a conversation where the only thing off the table, is not having an opinion.

in conversation with:

Denise De Castro


Denise de Castro

Principal Architect
DEQA Design Collaborative

Karen Hay
Founder and Creative Director
IN-Dulge

Norman Agleron
Partner
Hersch Bedner Associates

Quentin Dante
Managing Partner
Studio Q

4

NOV

13:40 - 14:20

Sustainable Design: The Time for Radical Action is Now

The design and hospitality industries are among the world’s most environmentally damaging industries. But while sustainability is now a leading focus for conversation, are we doing enough to reduce impact and lead the way in positive change? And perhaps more importantly, are we acting fast enough and thinking big enough? Charlie Hearn, founder and director of Inspiral Architecture and Design Studios, explores why now is the time for radical action.

Speaker:

Charlie Hearn
Founder and Director
Inspiral Architecture

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