The seminar will study both broader trends and examples of smart green solutions within the fields of architecture, construction, city planning and transportation in Europe, the Nordics and in Iceland. The seminar is a collaboration between the Nordic Council of Ministers, WorldWatch Institute Euorope, Nordic House Reykjavík and the City of Reykjavík.

Register here (https://tix.is/en/nordichouse/).
Participation is free of charge. Conference language is English.

Seminar schedule, May 23rd, 14:00-16:45: 

14.00 - 14.05 Welcome address
14.05 -14.15 State of the World Report 2016, Can a City be Sustainable? Stephanie Loveless, WorldWatch Institute Europe
14.15 - 14.30 Acceleration of Urban transition to Low Carbon in EU, Peter Vangsbo, Nordic Business Developer Climate-KIC Nordic
14.30 - 14.45 How to Design a Sustainable City, Ólöf Örvarsdóttir, City of Reykjavík, Head of Department of Environment and Planning
14.45 - 15.00 Can a Business be Sustainable? Ketill B. Magnússon, FESTA, Managing Director 
15.00 - 15.15 Panel Discussion lead by Auður H. Ingólfsdóttir, Bifröst University, Assistant Professor

15.15 - 15.30 Tea and Coffee break

15.30 - 15.45 Inclusive Urban Planning in the Nordic Region - Trends and Examples, Liisa Perjo, Nordregio, Research Fellow
15.45 - 16.00 Nordic Built Cities by the Case of Kópavogur, Árni Geirsson, Alta, Advisor
16.00 - 16.15 Urban Innovation in Reykjavik, Þorsteinn R. Hermannsson, City of Reykjavik, Director of Transportation
16.15 - 16.30 Panel Discussion led by Kristín Linda Árnadóttir, Head of the Environment Agency of Iceland
16.30 – 16.45 Wrap up and final salute

Register here (https://tix.is/en/nordichouse/). 
Participation is free of charge. Conference language is English.

 


Birt:
May 18, 2016
Höfundur:
Norræna húsið
Tilvitnun:
Norræna húsið „Geta borgir verið sjálfbærar?“, Náttúran.is: May 18, 2016 URL: http://natturan.is/d/2016/05/18/geta-borgir-verid-sjalfbaerar/ [Skoðað:Sept. 23, 2019]
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