Conference Walk the City
Walking brings vitality and prosperity to the city
Lectures | Workshops | Networking
21st and 22nd October 2021
CAMP, Vyšehradská 51, Prague
You will meet:
Professor Carlos Moreno
The 15-minute Paris
Professor Carlos Moreno is special envoy for smart cities for the Mayor of Paris and scientific director at the Paris IAE – Panthéon Sorbonne University. Renowned for his “Smart City” concept, he pioneered the “15-Minute City,” which has influenced urban transformations worldwide. In 2019, Moreno received the Foresight Medal by the French Academy of Architecture. Carlos Moreno earned recognition as a scientist with an innovative mind, pioneer works and his unique approach on urban issues. He is also a scientific advisor of national and international figures of the highest level, including the Mayor of Paris Smart City special Envoy.
Trafic calming: how the city of Vienna supports safety and walkability especially around schools
Representative for pedestrian matters and assistant manager of Mobility Agency Vienna, a company owned by the City of Vienna.
The city thrives with pedestrians – how to create a walkable city
Jim founded Walk21 more than 20 years ago to help make cities more walkable to increase access to basic services; enhance road safety and public health; improve gender equality; and ensure accessible, equitable, sustainable transport systems. He supports the development and delivery of walking policy, signature projects and campaigns all over the world. He is currently involved in walking projects in 83 countries.
MgA. Karolína Koubová
Mayor of the City of Jihlava – says she wouldn’t like to live in a city which only fulfils its legally obligations and doesn’t care about anything else
Pedestrians breathe life into public space. They support social contact and inhabitant cohesion – from the point of view of urban management.
Ing. arch. Osamu Okamura
A tour of one city cross-roads, demonstrating how to read a city, how to observe it and how to propose its improvement
Architect, Lecturer and Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Architecture at the Technical University of Liberec, author of A City for Everyone (Město pro každého).
Ing. Květoslav Syrový
How does traffic infrastructure impact people’s behaviour and their choice of mode of transport?
Transport Designer – stresses sustainable solutions and lives by the principle that transport infrastructure always forms a part of public space, and not vice-versa; he designs transport solutions for agglomerations, towns, cities (streets, squares, parks), cooperates with architects, urban planners and landscape planners.
B. Arch. Peter Bednár
The quality of public space, parking, from an urbanistic point of view
Architect and urban planner – plans urban structures, landscape as well as public spaces.
RNDr. Michaela Pixová, Ph.D.
Can pedestrians help cities to fight the climate change?
Ing. Lucie Miovská, Ph.D.
City microclimate and the impact of greenery on people’s outside activities. Using historical paths for walking and living. Adapting to climate change
Architect, focuses on landscaping and public spaces – designs public spaces, urban and landscape greenery, focuses on the habitability of space, pedestrian concepts and detailed work with greenery.
Doc. Matúš Šucha, Ph.D.
Transport psychologist – focuses on protecting vulnerable transport participants (children or senior citizens), active transport modes (walking, cycling) and sustainable mobility initiatives.
Workshop moderator: Modelling Neighbour Negotiations Concerning Inner Courtyard Matters
Facilitator, director of Bieno.
and many others…