Programme: Cities on the rise

ph Miguel Mendez

This programme evolves regularly as speakers and sessions are confirmed. Speakers, venues and timings may be subject to change – please continue to check this page for the latest information.

Day 1
Wednesday
27 June
17:00-22:00

Welcome to Cork

Day 2
Thursday
28 June
08:30-22:00

Orientation + learning from Cork

Day 3
Friday
29 June
08:30-00:00

International Congress + Dinner

Day 4
Saturday
30 June
09:00-11:30

Exchanging Learning

 


Day 1 – Wednesday 27 June – Arrival Day
Venue: Nano Nagle Place, Douglas Street, Cork City, Ireland, T12 X70A

17:00
Registration
18:00
Welcome to Cork

The Story of Nano Nagle Place
Shane Clarke AoU, CEO, Nano Nagle Place

Venue: Good Day Deli, Douglas Street, Cork City, Ireland, T12 PXV1

18:45
Evening barbecue and reception
22:00
Close

Day 2 – Thursday 28 June – Orientation Day
Venue: CIT Cork School of Music, Union Quay, Cork, Ireland, T12 E9HY

08:30
Registration and Refreshments
09:00
Introduction to Congress
David Rudlin AoU, Chair, The Academy of Urbanism
Understanding Cork City
Ann Doherty, Chief Executive, City of Cork Council
The Design Evolution of Cork
David Flannery AoU, Director, Scott Tallon Walker
Overview of Cork Docklands
Sean Kearns, Director, Reddy Architecture + Urbanism
Art, Culture and the Community in Cork
Mary McCarthy, Director, Crawford Art Gallery
10:45
Refreshments
11:00
Walking and Cycling Tours of City Centre
13:00
Lunch
14:00
Train and Bus Trips to County Towns

Cobh ph. Rennett Stowe

Day 3 – Friday 29 June – AoU International Congress
Venue: St Angela’s College, St. Patricks Hill, Cork, T23FXY8

08:30
Registration + Refreshments
09:15
Welcome
Pat Curran, Principal, St Angela’s College

GROWTH AND POSITIVE TRANSFORMATION – SETTING THE SCENE

Introduction
David Rudlin AoU, Chair, The Academy of Urbanism
Ireland 2040 Our Plan
Combining growth and neighbourhood regeneration to rebuild and rebrand city for all
Susana Ruiz Fernandez, Architect, Urban Planning Office, City of Bilbao
Question + Answer session
11:00
Break

MANAGING CITY REGION GROWTH

Autonomous travel – the answer to city region growth?
Jeffrey Tumlin, Principal & Director of Strategy, Nelson Nygaard
The challenges of housing and urban growth
Growth, inclusion and integration
Question + Answer session
13:00
Lunch
14:00
Collaboration and innovation for positive growth

Breakout sessions to include:

  1. Switching on and tuning in to progress: How to engage a busy, rapidly evolving and diverse society
    Led by Cork Chamber of Commerce and Kevin Murray AoU, Director, The Academy of Urbanism
  2. Urban childhoods
    Led by Paul Jensen, Arup
  3. “Conscious Consumers” Food sustainability etc.
  4. Green infrastructure – Climate change, flooding
  5. Integration of transit and community facilities
  6. Collaboration and innovation in housing
  7. Health and wellbeing – mental and physical wellbeing linked to our environment
16:00-17:30
Keynote Speaker
Richard Florida, Author The New Urban Crisis, University of Toronto

Day 3 – Friday 29 June 19:00 – 00:00 – The Congress Dinner
Venue: City Hall, Anglesea Street, Cork, Ireland

19:00
Arrival + Drinks Reception
20:00-00:00
Congress Dinner

 


Clonakilty

Day 4 – Saturday 30 June – Exchanging Learning
Venue: Crawford Art Gallery, Emmet Place, Cork, T12 TNE6

09:30
Registration + refreshments
10:00
In conversation with special guests
11:15
Thanks and close of Congress
David Rudlin AoU, Chair, The Academy of Urbanism
11:30
Close of Congress

After the close of Congress there will be a special Learning from Place visit to Kinsale and Clonakilty, from Saturday 30 June to Monday 2 July. Places are limited for this trip and there will be a small fee charged to cover costs. To register your interest please email Delano Bart-Stewart. More details to follow.