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The city of the future

19 Jul 21 Jul 2016

On 19 of July, Science Squared and Ecsite will kick-off a series of public dialogues at Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie in Paris. The event is part of an ERC=Science2 campaign The Human City, and features the quest of European scientist to make our digitised mega-cities more liveable.

Programme

Tuesday, 19 July

  • 10:45-11:45 Science cafe: Multiscale and multimodal traffic modelling approach for sustainable management of urban mobility, with Ludovic Leclercq, of the French Institute of Science and Technology for Transport, Planning and Networks (IFSTAR)
  • 12:00-13:00 Visit of "Urban Mutations" exhibit with Sophie Manoff, museographer at Universcience
  • 14:45-16:00 Debate on the latest developments in urbanism with Ludovic Leclercq

Wednesday, 20 July

  • 10:45-11:45 Science cafe: Analysis and mathematical modeling of the geodiversity of urban agglomerations, with Denise Pumain, of the Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University.
  • 12:00-13:00 Visit of "Urban Mutations" exhibit with Sophie Manoff, museographer at Universcience
  • 14:45-16:00 Debate on the latest developments in urbanism with Denise Pumain

Thursday, 21 July

  • 11:00 to 13:00 and 14:00 to 18:00 Fab Lab, a practical workshop which focuses on the first theme of the ERC=Science² campaign: “The Human City” and features more of the ERC-funded research in this area.

The events are open to the public from 19 to 21 July, at Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie, in Paris. For more details about the programme, please click here.

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