Title: Accelerate 20014

When: 10:00, 25 Nov 2014 - 12:00, 26 Nov 2014

Location: La Halle Pajol 18-22ter, rue Pajol Paris

Registration fee: free - under registration

Organizer: Eurban Lab

Contact: info@eurbanlab.eu


Eurbanlab is ready to showcase the breadth of it’s community and the unique qualities of an assessment tool that is set to transform the pace of urban innovation in Europe.

Program Accelerate 2014 Conference Eurbanlab

Working with World Cities Network, we are gathering our respective networks to share ideas and determine ways to work with cities and partners to deliver impact.This forum an excellent opportunity to meet the individuals and organisations that have been developing this exciting new venture backed by the EU Climate-KIC and to learn how organisations or projects can benefit from access to the largest European library of urban innovation, an expert network, and a tool that can assess projects holistically.
Join us to learn how your innovative projects can be improved and replicated across Europe How to kick-start smart sustainable urban renewal? Eurbanlab offers a unique assessment method to determine the success of urban innovations and their potential for up-scaling.


Tuesday, November 25th

  • 10.00 am Registration at Halle Pajol
  • 10.30 am Welcome by Brian Kilkelly, Eurbanlab and World Cities NetWork
  • 10.40am The European Opportunity by Kees van Deelen and Carolina Mateo
  • 11.00am Smart and Open approaches by Peter Bosch
  • 11.10am Amsterdam’s experience with Ger Barron*, William van Niekerk*. Moderated by William Kistler, Forum48. Reflection from Florence Castel*, Advancity
  • 12.00pm Lunch and tour of Halle Pajol
  • 1.30pm Creating zero carbon communities: by Ed Metcalfe
  • 1.45pm London’s experience with Stewart Murray* and Martin Powell*. Moderated by Graham Colclough, UrbanDNA Reflection from Jean-Raphael Nicolini*, Bouygues Immobilier
  • 2.20pm Collaboration by Anne-Claire Schmitt*
  • 2.40pm Paris’ experience with Carine Saloff-Coste, Christophe Gobin* and Youssef Dia Moderated by Nicolas Buchoud, Grand Paris Alliance. Reflection from Pauline Riordan*, Dublin City Council
  • 3.25pm Break
  • 3.45pm Tools to help us catalogue, model, and liberate the best ideas
    • Eurbanlab Library: Anne-Marie Spierings, Arcadis
    • 3D Modelling and Visualisation: Ingeborg Rocker* – Dassault Systemes
    • Transition Cities: Jon Bloomfield, Innovation Birmingham Ltd
  • 4.30pm Business case for investing in innovation. Panel discussion led by Brian Kilkelly with:
    • Jean-Noel Guillot*, EDF
    • Minna Marrttola, City of Helsinki
    • Rick Robinson*, IBM
    • Jonas Kamleh*, City of Malmö
  • 5.25pm Group Discussion
  • 5.45pm Summary and conclusions
  • 6.00pm Networking Reception
  • 8.00pm Optional informal dinner
Wednesday, November 26th 
Tours of innovative projects across Paris with ADVANCITY
  • 9.00am Start tours of innovative projects
  • 12.00pm Close

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Last updated on the 10-11-2014 by Véronique Pappe