Conference Programme 12-13-14 June

12 June
Day one: presentations by international keynote speakers

09:30 - 10:00 Arrival, registration and coffee/tee
Nordic narratives and traditions
10:00 - 10:10 Welcome: Bettina Lamm, Associate Professor, University of Copenhagen    
10:10 - 10:20 Keynote Moderator: Paola Viganò, l'Università Iuav di Venezia, Italy
10:20 - 11:00 Michael Asgaard Andersen, Chalmers, Denmark/Sweden
Titel: Contemporary Nordic Architecture and Urban Design
11:00 – 11.15 Short break
Site, process, landscape
11:15 - 11:55 Keynote speaker: Jenny Osuldsen, Snøhetta, Norway
Title: Snøhetta Works
11:45 - 12:15 Keynote speaker: Kongjian Yu, Turenscape and Harvard Graduate School of Design, China.
Title: Creating Deep Forms in Urban Nature: The Peasant's Approach
12.15- 13.00 Dialogue between keynotes and discussion
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch at the Greenhouse   
Liveability, welfare, democracy
14:00- 14:30 Keynote speaker:  Jeff Risom, Gehl Architects, Denmark.
Title: People First Design
14:30- 15:00 Keynote speaker:   Belinda Tato, Ecosistema Urbano, Spain
Title: From ego-design, to eco-design towards network design
15:00 - 15:45 Dialogue between keynote speakers and discussion
15:45 - 16:15 Coffee/tea break with Nordic snacks and music by the Faroese vocal ensemble Mpiri
16:15 - 16:30 Sum up moderator: Paola Viganò, l'Università Iuav di Venezia, Italy
16:30 - 17:00 Plenary discussion between moderator, keynotes and audience
19:00 -

Conference dinner by the seaside close to Amager Standpark at Allehånde Café, Havkajakvej 16, 2300 København


13 June
Day two: Parallel sessions with presentations by 60 scholars and practitioners from 20+ countries

Find detailed programme for the parallel sessions

09:00 - 09:30 Arrival, registration and coffee/tea
09:30 - 09:45  Welcome and introduction to panel sessions in Festauditoriet (the Lecture Hall), Ellen Braae, Professor, University of Copenhagen
10:00 - 12:00

First session in Room A-F

12:00 - 13:00

 Lunch bags and picnic in the garden close to the Greenhouse

13:00 - 14:30

Second session in Room A-F 

14:30 - 15:00

Coffee/tea and cake 

15:00 - 16:30

Third session in Room A-F 

16:45 - 17:00

 Concluding remarks and thank you for this year in the Lecture Hall

19:00 Post-conference dinner at restaurant Spiseloppen, Christiania (optional)


14 June
Day three:
Bicycle tour Copenhagen as liveable city – co-hosted by Sharing Copenhagen

10:00 - 14:00

Venue: We meet in front of the conference venue at Bülowsvej 17 There will be bikes and helmets for all registered participants

Along this gentle bicycle tour we visit some of Copenhagen’s contemporary urban public spaces  like BIG´s Superkilen, Ny Nørrebro Park and the recently renovated Fælledparken to experience at first hand Copenhagen municipal strategies for a livable city. We will travel through different neighborhoods along the main bicycle route and exchange visions for a bike friendly city. This tour will also take us to the area of Skt Kjelds where we will hear about the plans for climate adaption of the neighborhood. 

Lunch is served during the tour.