NEW TOOLS

FOR CITY DEVELOPMENT

GRIEGHALLEN, Peer Gynt salen

Using the backcloth of the optional 24th three sessions, We step into the bright minds of international capacities and discover true inspirational talks by people that use and develop, innovate and explore new tools and methods for how to revitalize, redesign and plan cities for the future. A program full of surprises, and definitely talks in the high end scale of knowledge and competence.

Welcome!

  • 25th January

    THE NEW TOOLS FOR CITY DEVELOPMENT
    GRIEGHALLEN

  • 08:00

    REGISTRATION
    Coffee and tea

  • 08:30

    OPENING SPEECH by MAYOR OF BERGEN, Marte Mjøs Persen

    FOUR CITIES - DIFFERENT APPROACHES

    From a Nordic perspective. We have invited four Nordic cities, with an opening speech by Mayor Marte Mjøs Persen, to the stage. One of them is David Chapman from Luleå University, the second is Karolina Keyzer, previous City Architect at City of Stockholm and now boardmember at Fargfabriken in Stockholm. Kristian Mjøen from City of Trondheim will follow up with their "Beyond smart Cities: Learning Society.

  • 09:45

    ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN AS TOOLS FOR CITY INNOVATION

  • Dr. Nelly Ben Hayoun
    Called the Willy Wonka of design, Nelly uses chaos as starting point for her projects. She is Our Cultural surprise and energy boost for the day.

  • Prof. Rachel Armstrong
    Organic architecture is the solution
    for future building sustainability. Rachel researches in how to grow architecture.

  • Dr. Barbara Imhof
    Space architecture creates possibilites to build for robust and unfriendly environments.

  • Prof. Carlo Ratti
    Using offshore technology to build new communities and buildings provides innovation in both city development and
    building industry.

  • 11:15

    BREAK

  • 11:30

    NEW EVOLVING PROFESSIONS

  • Bas Boorsma
    His new book; A New Digital Deal was released a couple of months ago. Looking at cities in a new way, Bas also touches base on evolving new professions.

  • Anna Rosling
    The future is in need of new professions to handle with the world of differences.

  • 12:30

    LUNCH

  • 13:30

    THE UPSIDE-DOWN CITY

  • Geir Hansen
    Looking at cities through a GIS map, GeoData uncover hidden secrets that forces conventional planning to look under ground before designing what´s to be built over ground.

  • Dr. David Amienyo
    A structured approach to urban development: New tools are enabling cities to innovate across disciplines and functions, in the air and underground

  • 14:20

    BREAK

  • 14:30

    TECHNOLOGY IS THE NEW CURRENCY IN CITIES

  • Ayesha Khanna
    Accelerate value from your own data through AI, and identify technology as the new currency in cities.

  • Rashik Parmar
    Disruptive cities forces new tools for city development to be developed. It is the
    only response to negotiate a future we don´t know how will become.

  • 15:50

    REFLECTIONS by
    Terje Svabø

  • 16:00

    SEE YOU NEXT YEAR!