Congress Program

15 November - 17 November

Cities for Citizens, Citizens Changing Cities

15 November - 15 November Gran Via, Hall 2, Room Auditorium

Keynote

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.

Designing a Circular City

15 November - 15 November Gran Via, Hall 2, Area -, Room Circular Economy

The circular economy addresses urban design from a system perspective. How would look like a circular city? How will it move and work?

Cities and Circular Economy

15 November - 15 November Gran Via, Hall 2, Area -, Room Circular Economy

Inspiring Change for Scotland's Resource Economy

15 November - 15 November Gran Via, Hall 2, Area -, Room Circular Economy

Connecting Technical Resources in Cities

15 November - 15 November Gran Via, Hall 2, Area -, Room Circular Economy

How cities as concentrators of resources have the opportunity to reconnect material flows through leveraging the latest IoT innovations

Cities Leading the World of Tomorrow

15 November - 15 November Gran Via, Hall 2, Area -, Room Circular Economy

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.

Creating Restorative and Regenerative Systems in Cities

15 November - 15 November Gran Via, Hall 2, Area -, Room Circular Economy

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.