Programme

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(As of: December 6th, 2016; subject to changes)

Day 1 | 8 December 2016
  Facilitation throughout the Congress: Hathumar Drost, complan Kommunalberatung, Potsdam/Germany
10.00 am Welcome
Registration
11.00 am

START OF CONGRESS

Welcome addresses
Kathrin Schneider
Minister of Brandenburg State for Infrastructure and Regional Planning, Potsdam/Germany

Opening address
Gunther Adler
State Secretary in the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety, Germany

Urban development, culture, tourism in Czech Republic
Karla Slechtová
Minister of Regional Development Czech Republic

12.00 pm

INTRODUCTION - THE FUTURE NEEDS ROOTS

Looking at the evolution of the European city - structures, buildings, processes
Prof Michael Turner
Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem/Israel

Prospects for 2050 - further development of European cities
Prof Joan Busquets
Harvard University, Harvard/USA, Barcelona/Spain

1.00 pm Lunch / Launch „Open IBA“ website, Foyer
2.00 pm

CONGRESSTALKS I

Presenting of the forums
Facilitator: Nicola Halder-Hass, complan Kommunalberatung, Potsdam/Germany

2.15 pm

Forum I: Existing buildings and structures – a value to be honoured

Dr. Oliver Martin
Head of Cultural Heritage and Historic Monuments, Swiss Federal Office of Culture, Berne/Switzerland

João Teixeira
Honorary President of the European Council of Spatial Planners, ECTP-CEU Administrator, Lisbon/Portugal

2.30 pm

Forum II: Instruments – Tools for building, urban development and monument preservation

Prof Christa Reicher
TU Dortmund University of Technology, Department of Urban Design and Land-Use Planning, Dortmund/Germany

Prof Dr Christer Gustafsson
Uppsala University, Department of Art History, Conservation, Uppsala/Sweden

2.45 pm

Forum III: Urban identity – appropriation of the city by residents, visitors and stakeholders

Michael Stein
ECTP Germany, Berlin/Germany

Andrej Pogačnik
Association of European Schools of Planning, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana/Slovenia

3.00 pm

Forum IV: Quality standards for the city - expectations, visions and concepts

Luc-Emile Bouche-Florin
Honorary President of the European Council of Spatial Planners, Official representative of the ECTP-CEU, Brussels/Belgium

Jórunn Ragnarsdóttir
Lederer Ragnarsdóttir Oei GmbH & Co. KG, Stuttgart/Germany

3.15 pm

Forum V: Governance – decision-making, participation and implementation

Emmanuel Moulin
Head of the URBACT Secretariat, Saint Denis/France

Dr Ricard Gomà
Director Institute for Regional and Metropolitan Studies, Autonomous University Barcelona, Barcelona/Spain

3.30 pm Coffee break
4.00 pm

PANEL DISCUSSION I

The faces of history in European cities
Facilitator: Hathumar Drost, complan Kommunalberatung, Potsdam/Germany

Bärbel Höhn MdB
chairwoman of Committee on the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety in German Federal Parliament, Alliance90/the Greens, Germany

Dr Philipp Lengsfeld MdB
deputy member of Committee for Culture and the Media in German Federal Parliament, CDU/Germany

Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Merk
Urban Development councilor of Munich, Chairwoman of academy for town and country planning

Sarah Turine
deputy mayor for youth, social cohesion and intercultural dialogue, Molenbeek-Saint-Jean/Belgium (requested)

Prof Michael Turner
Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem/Israel

Prof Joan Busquets
Harvard University, Harvard/USA, Barcelona/Spain

5.30 pm End of Congress Day 1
8.00 pm

FESTIVE EVENING RECEPTION

Location: Bode-Museum, Am Kupfergraben, 10117 Berlin

Facilitator: Hathumar Drost, complan Kommunalberatung, Potsdam/Germany

Welcome address
Gunther Adler, State Secretary in the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety/Germany

Welcome address of the host
Dr. Julien Chapuis, National Museums in Berlin, Director of Skulpturensammlung and Museum für Byzantinische Kunst, Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin/Germany

Musical entertainment by the „Kaiser-Quartett“

Day 2 | 9 December 2016
9.00 am

PLENARY SESSION

Culture as combining element in Europe
Olaf Zimmermann
German Cultural Council, Berlin/Germany

POLITICAL SPEECHES ABOUT THE EUROPEAN CITY

… from the point of view of the European Commission
Normunds Popens
deputy General Director, General Direction Regional- und Urban Policy, European Commission, Brussels/ Belgium

... from the point of view of Germany
Dr Barbara Hendricks
Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety, Germany

10.30 am

FORUMS I - V

Parallel | Forums I – V

Coffeebreak

 

Forum I: Existing buildings and structures – a value to be honoured

Chair
Dr. Oliver Martin
European Heritage Head Forum, President, Leadership homeland security and monument preservation Switzerland, Bern/Switzerland

Introduction: European cities - a kaleidoscope of historical faces
Dr Christina Mayer
Architecture, Inventory and Urban Heritage Conservation in the national monument office, Luxembourg/Luxembourg

Existing urban structures as a starting point for planning and urban development
Grazyna Adamczyk-Arns
Architect and Urban Planner, Municipal Association of restoration Wroclaska Rewitalizacja, Wroclaw /Poland

Heritage conservation approaches to preserving building fabric
Prof Dr Jörg Haspel
President ICOMOS Germany, State Curator in the State Office for Historical Monuments Berlin, Berlin/Germany

Ensuring preservation of historical faces in the future
João Teixeira
Honorary President of the European Council of Spatial Planners, ECTP-CEU Administrator, Lisbon/Portugal

Dialogue

 

Forum II: Instruments – Tools for building, urban development and monument preservation

Chair
Prof Christa Reicher
TU Dortmund University of Technology, Department of Urban Design and Land-Use Planning, Dortmund/Germany

Introduction: Preservation of historical monuments in an urban context as an approach to managing historical architectural heritage in Germany
Michael Bräuer
Architect and Urban Planner, Expert group Urban Heritage Preservation, Rostock/Germany

Overview of European approaches
Prof Dr Christer Gustafsson
Uppsala University, Department of Art History, Conservation, Uppsala/Sweden

UNESCO World Heritage Cities - a learning field for approaches
Bruno Delas
City of Lyon, Urban Planning and Monument Preservation, Lyon/France

Using instruments with transnational know-how
Dr Izabela Mironowicz, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Architecture, Wrocław University of Science and Technology; Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP), Wroclaw/Poland  

Dialogue

 

Forum III: Urban identity – appropriation of the city by residents, visitors and stakeholders

Chair:
Michael Stein
ECTP Germany, Berlin/Germany

Introduction: European Cities as focal points of urban living
Andrej Pogačnik
Association of European Schools of Planning, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana/Slovenia

Social mix - needs and feasibility
Sarah Turine
Mayor for youth, social cohesion and intercultural dialogue, Molenbeek-Saint-Jean/Belgium

Historical cities as tourist attractions, platforms and regional centres
Pier Giorgio Oliveti
Cittaslow International, Orvieto/Italy

Developers and investors of today and tomorrow
David Tomback F.R.I.C.S.
Development Economics Director of Historic England, London/England

Dialogue

 

Forum IV: Quality standards for the city - expectations, visions and concepts

Chair:
Luc-Emile Bouche-Florin
Honorary President of the European Council of Spatial Planners, Official representative of the ECTP-CEU, Brussels/Belgium

Introduction: Position, ideas, creative power - models and concepts for European cities
Sergei Gorbatenko
National Committee of ICOMOS (Russia), St. Petersburg, Russian Federation

Do historical cities influence the design quality of contemporary architecture?
Jórunn Ragnarsdóttir
Lederer Ragnarsdóttir Oei GmbH & Co. KG, Stuttgart/Germany

The city as a brand
Peter Pirck
Partner Brandmeyer Markenberatung, Hamburg/Germany

Possibilities for future layers of history
Pierre Laconte
President, Foundation for the Urban Environment, Co-designer of the Louvain-la-Neuve new university town, Kortenberg/Belgium

Dialogue

 

Forum V: Governance – decision-making, participation and implementation

Chair:
Emmanuel Moulin, Head of the URBACT Secretariat, Saint Denis/France

Introduction: Municipal self-governance and multilevel governance
Dr Ricard Gomà
Director Institute for Regional and Metropolitan Studies, Autonomous University Barcelona, Barcelona/Spain

Shaping decision-making processes
Frank Steffen
Mayor City of Beeskow, Germany

Communication, participation and shared responsibility in Europe
Ian Doyle
Head of Conservation Services and Archaeology Officer, An Chomhairle Oidhreachta/The Heritage Council of Ireland, Dublin/Ireland

Competences, functionalities and financing
Karl Jasper
Leader of the group integrated urban renewal and urban development assistance in the Ministry of Construction, Housing, Urban Development and Transport of North Rhine-Westphalia, Düsseldorf/Germany

Dialogue

11.00 -15.00 Meeting of the German Association for Housing, Urban and Spatial Development (closed meeting)
1.00 pm Lunch
2.00 pm

PLENARY SESSION

Importance of European cities in global terms
Roi Chiti
Regional and Interagency Coordinator, United Nations, Habitat III Secretariat Brussels/ Belgium

2.30 pm

CONGRESSTALKS II

Presenting of the forums
Facilitator: Nicola Halder-Hass, complan Kommunalberatung, Potsdam/Germany

Chairs of the Forums

3.15 pm Sharing Heritage: European Cultural Heritage Year 2018
Dr Uwe Koch
Office Manager German Cultural Heritage Committee Office of the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media, Division K 54, Berlin/Germany
3.30 pm Coffee break
4.00 pm

PANEL DISCUSSION II

"What is the next step?"
Reflection on congress outcomes

Facilitator: Petra Wesseler, President Federal Office for Building and Regional Planning, Germany

Participants:
Roi Chiti
Regional and Interagency Coordinator, United Nations, Habitat III Secretariat, Brussels/ Belgium

Hella Dunger-Löper
Federal state representation of Berlin, Department of Federal and European affairs, Berlin/Germany

Michael Stein
ECTP Germany, Berlin/Germany

Frank Steffen
Mayor City of Beeskow, Germany

Luc-Emile Bouche-Florin
Honorary President of the European Council of Spatial Planners, Official representative of the ECTP-CEU, Brussels/Belgium

Dr Uwe Koch
Office Manager German Cultural Heritage Committee Office of the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media, Division K 54, Berlin/Germany

Reiner Nagel
Chair of the Federal Foundation for Baukultur, Berlin/Germany

5.15 pm

Outlook and conclusion

Anke Brummer-Kohler
Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety, Germany

5.30 pm Event close
10. Dezember 2016
10.00 am

Excursions

Excursion I: Berlin – Historic Center
Excursion II: Berlin – Tempelhof
Excursion III: Wustermark – Olympic Village
Excursion IV: Potsdam – Historic Center
Excursion V: Dresden – Historic Center

 

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