Keynote Speakers


Shin-pei Tsay

Executive Director
Gehl institute

Shin-pei Tsay is the Executive Director of Gehl institute, whose mission is to transform the way cities are shaped by making public life an intentional driver for design and policy. Previously, Shin-pei served as deputy executive director at TransitCenter; founded and directed the Cities and Transportation Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; and served as Deputy Director of Transportation Alternatives, Chief Operating Officer of Project for Public Spaces, and ZGF Architects. Shin-pei is on the Board of In Our Backyards and Transportation Alternatives, and is a Commissioner for the New York City Public Design Commission. Shin-pei holds a MSc in Cities, Space and Society from London School of Economics and a BA with distinction from Cornell University.

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