Seminar: Governing Future Cities 21.2.2019

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URMI participates a seminar organised by BEMINE (see full information and registration in BEMINE’s pages here)

Date: Thursday, 21 February 2019

Time: 12:00-16:00

Venue: Werstas auditorium (The Finnish Labour Museum), Väinö Linnan aukio 8, Tampere


12:00       Welcoming words

12:05       Keynote: Cities in the urban age, Robert A. Beauregard, Columbia University

12:50       Reflections: Organized complexity in city governance, Ilari Karppi, Tampere University, BEMINE

13:10       Hybrid governance in urbanising society, Jarmo Vakkuri, Tampere University, BEMINE, HYPER

13:30       Coffee break

14:00       TBA

14:20       A missing citizen? Issue-based participation in city-regional planning, Jouni Häkli & Kirsi Pauliina Kallio, Tampere University, BEMINE

14:40       Context matters in cities: Why scaling up is so hard to accomplish? Helena Leino & Markus Laine, Tampere University, DAC

15:00       Changing drivers of urbanisation – first results of abnormal scaling of Finnish city regions, Panu Lehtovuori & Jenni Partanen, Tampere University, URMI

15:20       “Artefactual anchoring” of strategic spatial planning as persuasive storytelling, Raine Mäntysalo, Aalto University, BEMINE consortium leader

15:40       Discussion & closing words

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