12th Biennial of
European Towns and Town Planners

Paris 29 June 2017

Cities and Olympic AND PARALYMPIC Games, feedback and future

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Thematics:

Quality of urban integration of the Olympic and Paralympic Games
Social Cohesion
Governance
Identity, Value for culture
Environmental care of olympic in the cities
Economic competitively for the cities

Urban experience of European cities with Olympic AND PARALYMPIC Games:

Barcelona 1992
Athens 2004
Sochi 2014
London 2012
Munich 1972
Albertville 1992
Lillehamer 1994
Candidate Cities who lost (Istanbul, Lille …)
Candidate Cities who finally cancelled: Hamburg

Programme:

29 JUNE 2017 – PARIS & PLAINE COMMUNE

Maison des Sciences de l’Homme (House of Human Sciences) – Metro Front Populaire

Hôtel de Ville de Paris  (Paris City Hall) – Metro Hôtel de Ville

CITIES AND THE OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC GAMES, FEEDBACK AND PROSPECTIVES,

How can World Events benefit the population hosting them?

The European Council of Spatial Planners is organising the XII European Biennial of Towns and Town Planners with the city of Paris and Plaine Commune.

Expected audience at the XIIth European Biennial of Towns and Town Planners

300 people; town, urban & spatial planners, elected officials, development technicians, representatives of associations and companies, 25% of whom came from other European countries.

PROGRAM OF THE XII BIENNIAL OF EUROPEAN TOWNS AND TOWN PLANNERS

Maison des Sciences de l’Homme (House of Human Sciences) – Metro Front Populaire

Large Amphitheater of the Maison des Sciences de l’Homme (House of Human Sciences) (MSH) of St Denis.

20 Avenue George Sand, 93210 Saint-Denis

9h00 – 9h30

Welcome and Introduction - presentation of the day, the preliminary work and the involvement of spatial planners in the sustainable development of cities and territories.

Joris Scheers, ECTP-CEU President

Jean Pierre Duport, Prefect (H) previously Head of Planning

9h30 – 10h00

Welcome to Plaine Commune and Paris

Hosting a planetary event in the City: What do local residents expect and how can elected officials meet these expectations?

Patrick Braouezec, Plaine Commune President,

Jean-Louis Missika, Deputy city planning of the city of Paris

10h00- 11h00

How the games make it possible to make urban acupuncture and to associate and combine all the City forces 
- Example of work in progress on the city of TOKYO.

Alfonso Vegara, President of the METROPOLI Fondation

11h00-11h30

Coffee break – in the panorama room - exhibition

 

11h30- 13h00

The organization of the games creates a shock and engages urban regeneration towards a new long-term vision of the prosperity of the city and its inhabitants.

How do the cities of Barcelona 1992 and Munich 1972 see the realization of this vision and the evolution of its heritage 25-35 years later?

Animated by Dominique Alba, Head of the APUR 

Joaquim Clusa (Barcelone)

Johanes Dragomir (Munich)

Laura Campeny (Liège)

13h00- 14h00

Lunch –  in the panorama room - exhibition

 

14h00- 15h00

Cooperation between the various municipalities and between companies, local government and civil society is obviously essential when receiving the planet.

How has the preparation of the Games and world events had sustaining impact on the territorial cohesion of the regions that have welcomed them?

Sharing of experiences from London Lille and Hamburg

Animated by Emmanuel de la Masselière With Janice Morphett, (London)Simin Davoundi (London)Mathias Kuhlmann (Hamburg)

Thierry Baert (Lille)

15h00- 16h00

How do the Games and world events engage cities and regions in the energy transition and taking into account climate change and environmental protection at the heart of public spaces?

Experience feedback from Turin, Athens and Lillehamer

Animated by Stephen Wilkinson, President of the RTPI

with

Claire Gervais (Paris)

Pedro Ardila (Oslo)

Mercedes Bresso (Député EU and Turin deputee)

Elias Beriatos (Athens)

16h00-17h00

Conclusions of the feedbacks and prospects on the hosting of world events in benefit of the population

Ada Colau Mayor of Barcelona, Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Paris

17h00-18h30

Présentation des jeunes urbanistes dans la salle panoramique  au coeur de l’exposition: Pitch 5’ *12: Ignacio PEMAN

Presentation of Young Planners in the panoramic room in the heart of the exhibition: Pitch 5 '* 12: Ignacio Peman, chair of the ECTP-CEU Young Planners programme

 
     

19h30-22h30

Dinner at the “salle des fêtes “ , Paris City Hall

With Irina Bokova, UNESCO CEO

     

THE VENUES HOSTING THE BIENNIAL

Workshops:

The Grand Amphitheater of the Maison des Sciences de l’Homme (House of Human Sciences) – Metro Front Populaire
(MSH) of St Denis. 20 Avenue George Sand, 93210 Saint-Denis

Dinner:

Hôtel de Ville de Paris  (Paris City Hall) – Metro Hôtel de Ville

An exhibition will take place in the panoramic room of the the Maison des Sciences de l’Homme (House of Human Sciences):

Posters of the urban innovations proposed for the games - young urban planners

European Urban and Regional Planning Awards
Presentation of the partners of the Biennale and their latest innovations

PREVIOUS EDITIONS OF THE BIENNIAL OF EUROPEAN TOWNS AND TOWN PLANNERS

- Herne (III 1999), 'Sustainable Development: A Challenge for Europe's Urban Regions

- Rotterdam (IV 2001), Culture of Cities - Transformations generating new opportunities

- Barcelona (V 2003), Connecting the City - Connecting Citizens

- Kopenhagen (VI 2005), City Living , Living City, http://www.planum.net/biennal-copenhagen-2005

- Budapest (VII 2007), Making Places

- Nancy (VIII 2009), Europe: The spirit of cities

- Gênes (IX 2011), Smart planning for Europe´s gateway cities. Connecting peoples, economies and places

- Cascais (X, 2013), New Paradigms, Challenges and Opportunities for European Cities - The contribution of Spatial Planning to overcome the crisis

- Dublin (XI, 2015).Technology in Planning Practice. Making Cities Work