Speakers

Welcome Plenary Session
Speakers include:
Jennifer Musisi, Executive Director, Kampala City Council Authority, Uganda

The Governance of Complex Systems
Speakers include:
Ricardo Baptista Leite, Parliamentarian, City of Cascais, Portugal 
Catherine Kyobutungi, Executive Director, African Population & Health Research Center, Kenya

Culture & Inclusivity
Philippa Howden Chapman, Professor, Department of Public Health, University of Otago, New Zealand
Saskia Sassen, Professor of Sociology, Columbia University, USA

Disasters, Epidemics and the Unexpected
Speakers include:
Desmond Appiah, Chief Resilience Officer, City of Accra, Ghana 
Hans Guttman, Executive Director, Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC), Thailand
Lidia Morawska, Professor, Science and Engineering, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Sotiris Vardoulakis, Research Director, Institute of Occupational Medicine (IOM), UK           

Cities as Economic Engines
Enrique Silva, Fellow and Associate Director, Program on Latin America and the Caribbean, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, USA

Safety, Security and Justice
Speakers include:
Jutta Bakonyi, Associate Professor in Development and Conflict, Durham University, UK
Robert Ndugwa, Head, Global Urban Observatory Unit, City Prosperity Initiative, UN Habitat, Kenya
Tracy Robinson, Lawyer / Lecturer, University of the West Indies, Jamaica
Hugo Slim, Head of Policy and Diplomacy Division, International Committee of the Red Cross, Switzerland

Spiritual Health in the City
Speakers include:
Layla McCay (Chair), Director, Centre for Urban Design and Mental Health, UK
Eunice Karanja Kamaara, Professor, Department of Philosophy, Religion, and Theology, Moi University, Kenya
Njeri Thirimu, Practitioner, Mater Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya     
Mandivamba Rukuni, Founder and Executive Chairman, Barefoot Education for Africa Trust (BEAT), Zimbabwe     

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