Tan Yigitcanlar, WCI Executive Director Events Program
Dip (CityPln), BCRP (Hons), MSc (UrbDes), PhD (UrbPln)
Science and Engineering Faculty Civil Engineering and The Built Environment Property and Planning Queensland University of Technology2 George Street Brisbane QLD 4001 Australia
Tan Yigitcanlar is an Associate Professor at the School of Civil Engineering and The Built Environment, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia, and an Executive Director at the World Capital Institute, Monterrey, Mexico. He has been responsible for research, teaching, training and capacity building programs on the fields of urban and regional planning, development and management in esteemed Turkish, Japanese, Finnish and Australian universities. The main foci of his research are advocating and promoting knowledge-based urban development and sustainable urban, infrastructure and transport development in city-regions. He is an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Knowledge Based Development and the Chairman of the Knowledge Cities World Summits.