Biennial 2017

12th Biennial of
European Towns and Town Planners

Paris 29 June 2017


MERCI !

The Biennial was a very good success and we wish to warmly thank all participants & partners.
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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
Turin 2006
Tokyo 2020

Candidate Cities who were contenders like Lille, Istanbul,Stockholm, Rome, Budapest, 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

09:00 am - 09:30 am Welcome and Introduction - presentation of the day, the preliminary work and the involvement of urban planners in the sustainable development of cities and territories. Joris Scheers, President of the ECTP-CEU
Bruno Feracci, SFU President
Jean Pierre Duport, Préfet(H) former Director of Town Planning
09:30 am - 10:00 am 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, President of Plaine Commune, 
Jean-Louis MISSIKA, Deputy for urban planning in the city of Paris
10:00 am - 11:00 am Cities in Evolution - The Power of World Events - An Example of Work in Progress on the City of TOKIO. Alfonso VEGARA, President of the METROPOLI Foundation
11:00 am - 11:30 am Coffee Break - in the Panoramic Room - exhibition   
11:30 am - 01:00 pm The organization of the games creates a shock and engages the urban regeneration towards a new long-term vision of the prosperity of the city and its inhabitants.
How did the cities of Barcelona 1992 and Munich 1972 see 25-35 years after the realization of this vision and the evolution of its heritage?
Hosted by Dominique Alba, Director of APUR
Joaquim Clusa (Barcelona)
Johanes Dragomir (Munich)
Laura Campeny (Liège)
Intervention of the students of ESSEC 
01:00 pm - 02:00 pm Lunch - in the Panoramic Room - exhibition  
02:00 pm - 03:00 pm 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 a lasting impact on the territorial cohesion of the regions that have welcomed them? Return of experiences from London Lille and Hamburg
Powered by Emmanuel de la Masselière
With Janice Morphett(London)
Mathias Kuhlmann (Hamburg)
Thierry Baert (Lille)
03:00 pm - 04:00 pm 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 Lillehammer
Hosted by Stephen Wilkinson,
Chair of the RTPI
with
Claire Gervais (Paris)
Pedro Ardila (Oslo)
Mercedes Bresso (MEP and Turin)
Elias Beriatos (Athens)
04:00 pm - 05:00 pm Conclusions of the feedback and prospects on the reception of the world events for the benefit of the populations ADA COLAU Mayor of Barcelona (to be confirmed) 
ANNE HIDALGO, Mayor of Paris (to be confirmed)
05:00 pm - 06:30 pm Presentation of young urban planners in the panoramic room in the heart of the exhibition: Pitch 5 '* 12: Ignacio PEMAN  
     
07:30 pm - 10:30 pm Dinner at the Salle des fêtes at the Hôtel de Ville in Paris With Irina Bokova Director-General of UNESCO (to be confirmed)

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The work of the Biennale will develop the following questions:

1- Hosting a planetary event in the City : what are the inhabitants expecting and how elected officials can answers those expectations?
2- Mutating cities : How to use the momentum generated by hosting worldwide events ?
3- Hosting the Olympic games create a shock and starts a urban renewal aimed at a new long term vision of prosperity for the city and its inhabitants
4- Co-operation between the various municipalities, private companies, local government and civil society is obviously essential when receiving the planet
5- How does the preparation of the Olympics and other world events creates a lasting impact on the territorial cohesion of the regions who hosted them ?
6- How do global games and events engage cities and regions in the energy transition, taking climate change into account and protecting the environment at the heart of public spaces?

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