Seminar looks at wellbeing and sustainability

event January 08, 2018 14:44

By The Nation

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The 2018 edition of the annual International Wellbeing and Sustainability Forum Bangkok takes place next Monday (January 15) at Royal Paragon Hall with a panel of guest speakers covering just about every aspect of wellbeing and sustainability in an ageing world.



Organised by Magnolia Quality Development, the international seminar is aimed at members of the public, students, academics, and professionals. The speakers include Toby Blunt, senior partner of Foster + Partners, on “How Masterplans Drive Sustainability”; Bill Coan, president and principal of ITEC Entertainment on “Customer Experience Designed for Wellbeing”; Assoc Prof Dr Singh Intrachooto, chief advisor of the Research & Innovation for Sustainability Centre (RISC), on “Evolving Sustainability from a Trend to a Habit”; Dr William E Reichman, president and CEO of Baycrest, on “Environments for Civilised Ageing”; and Prof John Spengler, professor from Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, “Quantifying Sustainability Benefits for Healthier Housing”. The Nation’s Suthichai Yoon serves as moderator.

 “The objective is to address key global trends. This forum examines how wellbeing and sustainability can be integrated to tackle issues such as ageing populations, urbanisation, energy use, health, and wellbeing. We encourage everyone who cares about well-being and sustainability to join us,” says the company’s executive vice president of marketing & communications, Sasinan Allmand.

Magnolia Quality Development Corporation is a business unit of DTGO Corporation (DTGO) that develops, invests in, and manages villa, condominium, and mixed-use projects. MQDC develops residential and mixed-use projects under the Magnolias and Whizdom brands.

MQDC offers an industry-leading 30-year warranty on all its projects in line with its exceptional construction standards. Under its mission to improve the quality of living for all, MQDC invests in research and development to create products and innovations for consumers as well as ecosystems that support environment-friendly living and add value to surrounding communities. MQDC is determined to operate with concern for all life on Earth, advancing this agenda through sustainable development for the wider benefit of society. 

The seminar runs from 1.30 to 5pm and admission is free, though reservations are required. Book a seat before January 12 by calling 1265, (095) 207 9360 or email Alisa_Ek@dtgsiam.com.

For more information, visit https://mqdc.com/well-being-sustainability-forum/.