Seminar: Contemporary Approaches to Sustainability in European Cities

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01-03-2018 - 01-03-2018 13:15 - 18:00 University of Dundee, Dalhousie Building, Old Hawkhill, Dundee DD1 5ENView on map
 The Academy of Urbanism and University of Dundee are delighted to convene a special event to consider the application of contemporary strategies to make medium-sized cities more sustainable in environmental, socio-economic and cultural terms.
The seminar will feature senior speakers from leading AoU European City Finalists, including Bilbao, Copenhagen, Freiburg and Ljubljana together with additional input from Scottish and UK specialists.
Event Format
13.15 Registration and Networking
14.00 Welcoming + Introduction
14.10 AoU City Assessments David Rudlin AoU and Kerri Farnsworth AoU
14.25 International seminar with talks by
Bilbao – Asier Abaunza Robles, Councillor, Bilbao City Council
Copenhagen – Tina Saaby, City architect of Copenhagen
Ljubljana – Liljana Jankovic Grobelsek, Head of the Planning Office, City Municipality of Ljubljana
Freiburg – Wulf Daseking, Former Head of Urban Planning, City of Freiburg
Scotland – Ian Gilzean, Chief Architect, Scottish Government
16.20 Q & A
17.00 Reception
18.00 Close
This promises to be a hugely insightful event for a wide range of policymakers, urbanists, planners, designers, researchers and students. Places are free but will be limited, so registration is required by the 22 February.
The event is supported by: Erasmus Funds, the Scottish Government, Scottish Towns Partnership and RTPI Scotland, and to our supporters CECHR, RTPI Scotland (East Chapter) and Kevin Murray Associates.

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