Green and fun cities of the future
By 2050, the world's population is expected to reach 10 billion. By that time, nearly 70% of the population will live in urban areas. To help understand, shape and design the cities of the future, we are organising this international event, bringing together researchers and practitioners, students and experts. During the Covid-19 pandemic, they will collaborate using online tools, research and present their solutions for the future in the event, which is open to the public. In the research and co-creation process, they will focus on various urban challenges, including waste management, energy consumption and mobility.
The central research and development question to be answered at the event is: How can we create solutions for the future that will be sustainable, people-friendly and fun?
When? Thursday, 6th May 2021, 9:00 am – 3:30 pm Central European Time
Where? Online (Zoom event - CLICK ON THE LINK)
9:00-9:50 introduction and keynote speeches
Prof Dr Sarah Pink, Monash University, Emerging Technologies Research Lab: "If You Were a City Sensor"
Prof Dr Jane Lu Hsu, National Chung Hsing University, Department of Marketing: "Perceived Relevance of Sustainability with Cross-National Comparisons and Implications"
10:00-10:30 Green and Fun Debate, panel discussion
Prof Dr Simone Abram, Durham University, UK
Assist Prof Dr Jože Guna, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Dr Lana Peternel, Institute for Social Research in Zagreb, Croatia
Assoc Prof Dr Maja Pivec, FH JOANNEUM University of Applied Sciences, Austria
Mira Svartnes Thorsen, Dirty Old Town, Norway
Moderated by Assoc Prof Dr Dan Podjed, ZRC SAZU, Slovenia
10:40-12:45 Green and Fun Ideas for the Future, student presentations
12:45-13:00 presentation of the Dirty Game and Active8 Planet project (in English)
13:00-15:00 lunch break
15:00-15:30 The Dirty Game / Umazana igra (in Slovenian)
SLOVENIA: Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Institute of Slovenian Ethnology & Anton Melik Geographical Institute; University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts, Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology; Institute for Innovation and Development of the University of Ljubljana; Baltazar Consulting; Value Add Games
AUSTRIA: FH JOANNEUM University of Applied Sciences
UK: Durham University, Department of Anthropology
NORWAY: Dirty Old Town
CROATIA: Institute for Social Research in Zagreb
The event is supported by EASA Applied Anthropology Network.
This event is a result of the Invisible Life of Waste: Development of an Ethnography-Based Solution for Waste Management in Households project (L6-9364), co-funded by the Slovenian Research Agency, and Active8-Planet project, co-funded by the EU Erasmus+ programme.