Conference The Transformative Power of Cities: Video Documentation

Welcome note

Sabine Schlacke, Chair, WBGU, Institute for Environmental Law and Planning Law at the University of Münster, Germany

KEYNOTE 1

Global Urbanisation and the Transformation towards Sustainability

Dirk Messner, Chair, WBGU, German Development Institute, Bonn, Germany

KEYNOTE 2

Germany’s Responsibility for Sustainable Global Urbanisation

Barbara Hendricks, Federal Minister for Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety, Germany

THEMATIC SESSION 1

Do Real Estate Markets Lead to Unjust Cities?

 

Panelists  

  • Saskia Sassen, Columbia University, USA
  • Stephan Bone-Winkel, Beos AG, IREBS International Real Estate Business School, University of Regensburg, Germany
  • Leilani Farha, UN Special Rapporteur for Housing and Human Rights (video message)
  • Joseph Schechla, HIC-Housing and Land Rights Network, Cairo, Egypt

Moderator: Karen Pittel, WBGU, Ifo Center for Energy, Climate and Exhaustible Resources, Munich, Germany

KEYNOTE 3

Cities as Complex, Self-organizing Systems

Hans Joachim Schellnhuber, WBGU, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Potsdam, Germany

THEMATIC SESSION 2

Digital Cities - Potential or Risk for Sustainable Development?

   

Panelists

  • Carlo Ratti, Carlo Ratti Associati, SENSEable City Lab, MIT, USA
  • Shivani Chaudhry, Habitat International Coalition - South Asia Program, New Delhi, India

Moderator: Ina Schieferdecker, WBGU, Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems FOKUS, Berlin, Germany

Conclusion

Sabine Schlacke, Chair, WBGU, Institute for Environmental Law and Planning Law at the University of Münster, Germany

Please note: Due to copyright regulations the powerpoint slides cannot be presented.