Day One – Friday 15 September

Day One – Friday 15 September – Orientation Day
Venue: CF Møller, Europaplads 2, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark

08:30
Registration and Refreshments
09:00
Welcome to Aarhus
Jacob Bundsgaard, Mayor, City of Aarhus
09:30
Introduction to Congress
David Rudlin AoU, Chair, The Academy of Urbanism
09:40
Understanding Aarhus
Stephen Willacy AoU, City Architect, City of Aarhus
10:00
Aarhus, European Capital of Culture
Juliana Engberg, Programme Director, Aarhus 2017
10:20
CF Møller in Aarhus
Julian Weyer, Partner, CF Møller
10:40
Question and Answer session
11:00
Walking, cycling and bus tours of city centre, waterfront and neighbourhoods
Starting from the offices of CF Møller, there will be 4 simultaneous but different tours (3 walking and 1 cycling) across the city centre and waterfront area. PLEASE NOTE: There are a limited number of places available for the cycling tour (20max). These will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Tour (Route) 1
Taking in transformational public space projects, temporary squares, cultural developments and the city’s historic, Latin Quarter.

Tour (Route) 2
Experience “Hygge” the famous Danish phenomena of cosiness and conviviality, going through some of the cities oldest streets, meeting the residents from some of these active neighbourhoods.

Tour (Route) 3

This cycling tour will take in the famous Dokk1 library, and other new developments along the harbour front.

Tour (Route) 4
This tour will focus on the inner harbour and will include Dokk1 and the 3 new harbor squares.

13:00
Lunch
Following the walking and cycling tours, we will all meet at Dome of Vision for lunch.
Venue: Inge Lehmanns Gade, Pier 2, Aarhus Ø, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
14:00
Outer Aarhus Bus Trip
The buses will depart from Dome of Visions. Places to visit include: Moesgaard Museum, Rosenhøj, Gellerup, transformation of a 1970’s housing development, The New University Hospital, Lisbjerg, , Neye and Lystrup – examples of new neighbourhoods and private and affordable housing, Iceberg housing; Aarhus University Campus; and more.

18:30
Buses return to the City Centre – delegates to make their own arrangements for the evening.