Circular economy, social innovation, FabCity, collaborative society: how Paris is using new economies to change the city’15 November - 15 November Gran Via, Hall 2, Area -, Room Circular Economy
Circular economy, social innovation, FabCity, collaborative society: how Paris is using new economies to change the city’ In 2050, 70% of global population will be urban. This is why it was of utmost importance for Paris to develop a new kind of economy, an economy which looks towards the future instead of the past, which relies on innovations to foster environmental and social resilience, which creates local employment.
The circular economy addresses urban design from a system perspective. How would look like a circular city? How will it move and work?
How cities as concentrators of resources have the opportunity to reconnect material flows through leveraging the latest IoT innovations
More than ever cities are the places where global challenges in demographics, natural resources, and climate play out. Innovative models leading to collaborative dynamics across industries and communities are therefore emerging and revealing new fields of sustainable creation. Yet, accommodating to these shifts is not an easy task. How can cities meet the challenges of our time? The session will explore winning formulas to develop future cities.
Public authorities and other institutions can foster the transition towards circular economy. What's their role? Regulation, urban planning, citizen's involvement may become tools to accelerate change.