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Sustainable Urban Management and Land Use From European research to application at the local level

Prague, Czech Republic 1-2 July 2004
Oral presentations

Welcome addresses
Petr Pithart, President of the Senate (Czech Republic)
Jaroslava Mosserova, Doyen of the Czech Senate (Czech Republic)
Pierre Valette, Acting Director, Directorate General Research, European Commission (EU)
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Session 1: The EU strategy on Sustainable Development: from words to deeds
Policies for Sustainable development in Prague
Milos Gregar, Councillor for Environment of the City of Prague (Czech Republic)

Implementing Integrated Strategies for Sustainable Development
Eric Ponthieu, Head of Sector, Directorate General Research, European Commission (EU)
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Future urban research needs: the requirements of the Thematic Strategy on the urban environment
Chantal Bruetschy, Head of Unit, Directorate General Environment, European Commission (EU)

Sustainability in the city of Ferrara
Alessandro Bratti, City of Ferrara (Italy)
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Session 2: Taking more informed decisions: the need for better management and governance
Meeting the challenges of Urban Governance
Michael Carley, Edinburgh University, United Kingdom - Project DEMOS
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A new generation of tools to facilitate decision- making
Kari Lautso, LT Consultants (Finland) and Michael Wegener, Wegener & Spiekermann, (Germany) - PROPOLIS project

Estimation of externalities-a growing factor for decision-making
Anil Markandya, University Bath and World Bank (United Kingdom) - GREENSENSE project
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Integrating transport, air quality and health issues in urban/regional management practices
Ranjeet Sokhi, University of Hertfordshire (United Kingdom) - CLEAR cluster
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Session 3: More sustainable land use: the solution to many urban and regional problems
State-of-the-Art of urban sprawl research
Mike Batty, University College London (United Kingdom)
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Urban, peri urban and rural land uses: contradictions or opportunities to be enhanced
Katharina Helming, Leibnitz Centre for Agricultural Landscape and Land Use Research (Germany)
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Development strategies for "eco" industrial, technology and scientific parks
Marian Ibarrondo, Bilbao Technology Park (Spain) - ECOPADEV project
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Brownfield sites and urban regeneration
Barbara Moehlendick, Lord Mayor's Office of the City of Cologne (Germany) - NORISC project
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Land Use Planning and Urban Design for controlling mobility in the Brussels-capital region
Hugues Duchateau (Belgium)


Session 4: Technologies for sustainable cities and regions
Fuel cell and hydrogen technologies for clean transport in Reykjavik
Jon Bjoern Skulason, Icelandic New Energy Ltd (Iceland) - Project ECTOS
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New forms of transport in tomorrow's cities
Michel Parent, INRIA (France) - NETMOBIL project
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European Environmental Technology Action Plan. Policy Pathways
Carlos Montalvo TNO - Netherlands Organisation fro Scientific Applied Resaerch (Netherlands) - POPA-CTDA project
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A cost effective technology to remove particulates from domestic chimneys
Morten Berntsen, National Institute of Technology (Norway) - CLEANAIR project
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Session 5: Preserving the identity of cities through cultural heritage and ensuring sustainable tourism
Impact Assessment as an entry point for an active conservation of built cultural heritage in historical city revitalisation
Albert Dupagne, University of Liege (Belgium)
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Towards improved urban sustainability interdisciplinary research and professional experience in the field of cultural heritage and tourism management
Milos Drdecky - Academy of Sciences, Institute of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (Czech Republic)
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Session 6: The built environment and the cultural heritage: a stable and vital part of European cities and regions
The role of public space - access to cultural heritage and public services. Management of cultural heritage sites and their economic impact
Wolfgang Kippes, Castle of Schunbrunn (Austria)
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Sustainable Housing
Kars Graffner, Kalmarhem, (Sweden) - SUREURO project
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Protecting Urban Vitality by reusing foundations
Tim Chapman, Arup, (United Kingdom) - RUFUS project


Session 7: Which research agenda for the future?
Summaries of sessions 1-6
Simon Blackley

The EU Framework:
1. The new Environmental Technology Action Plan
Nicholaos Christoforides, Directorate General Research, European Commission (EU)
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2. Future opportunities in FP6 - Prospects for FP7
Pierre Valette, Acting Director, Directorate General Research, European Commission (EU)
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The response of users - five brief statements
1. City representative: Ovidiu Romosan City counsellor, Bucharest (Romania)
2. International Organisation: Don Okpala , UN-Habitat, Nairobi (Kenia)
3. Research Organisation: Yoram Zvirin, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology (Israel)
4. Non Governmental Organisation: Silke Moschitz, ICLEI European Secretariat
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5. Consultancy: Nigel Mortimer, North Energy (United Kingdom)

Conclusions of the Conference

   
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