Thursday 15 of November, Main Stage, Building 4, Dubai Design District

 

1:30 pm:  Registration

 

1:45 pm:  Welcome Speech by the Curator Massimo Imparato

 

 

 

 

2-3 pm: Super Interaction Interconnected Transport and Infrastructures

 

What big-scale mobility solutions can we predict for the next fifty years? What will be the impact of a massive diffusion of autonomous vehicles?

The panel investigates new transportation strategies, and how they will contribute to shape the future of our cities and their relation between

nature and territory.

Moderated by Ivan Parati

Editor Middle East, Compasses magazine

 

Samantha Cotterell

Architect and Director Design and Overlay – EXPO 2020

 

Federico Parolotto

Senior Partner, MIC Mobility in Chain

        

Steven Velegrinis

Architect and Head of Masterplanning, AECOM MEA
                 

 

3-4 pm: Society in Motion: Communities, Resilience, Place 

 

We are in need of creating a stronger bond between manmade and natural environments. The recognition of the elements that contribute to create a sense of belonging, to enable communities’ self-development and to empower their resilience are foundation tools to re-imagine the mission of architecture as a tool to express local and cultural identity.

       

Moderated by Massimo Imparato

Director, School of Sustainability

 

Khaled Alawadi

Curator UAE Pavilion

16th Architectural Exhibition Biennale di Venezia

 

Mario Cucinella

Curator Padiglione Italia

16th Architectural Exhibition Biennale di Venezia

 

Hala Younes

Curator Lebanese Pavilion

16th Architectural Exhibition Biennale di Venezia

 

 

4-5 pm: Break            

 

5-6 pm: Keynote: The Rights of Future Generations

 

Adrian Lahoud

Dean, School of Architecture, Royal College of Arts 

 

6-7 pm: Architectural Education 

from the Perspective of the Future of the Profession

 

Accelerated transition from old to new ways of shaping our environments require to train a new generation of professionals that

are able to addressing new forms of complexity. Architectural education though is still based on assumptions that reflect a society that no longer exist. What educational models can we pursue today in the fields of architecture?

 

Moderated by Constantin Victor Spiridonidis
Professor of Architecture, Canadian University Dubai

 

George Katodrytis
Professor and Head of the Department of Architecture, AUS

                             

Adrian Lahoud

Dean, School of Architecture, Royal College of Arts
 

Laura Lee 
Professor of Architecture, Architect, FAIA, Hon FRAIA

 

7-8 pm: Circular Economies: Adoption and Adaptation

 

The transition from a linear to a circular economy does not only mean reducing its negative impact on the society and the environment but mainly focuses on generating new business opportunities for small and large operators based on a system that builds long-term societal resilience.

 

Moderated by Chuloh Jung

Associate Professor, Ajman University Innovation Center

 

Habiba Al Marashi

Chairperson at Emirates Environmental Group

 

Carlo Biasia

Projects Architect, Interni Magazine

                

Jarvis Liu

Co-Founder and CTO at Miniwiz

 

Hashem Stietiya

Head of Environmental Consulting, Bee’ah

                

 

8:00 pm:  Final Remarks by the Curator Massimo Imparato


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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