Conference Walk the City

Day 1 – Thursday 21st October 2021

  • 08:00 – 09:00  registration, morning coffe

    09:00 – 09:20  Conference opening

    Mayor of the Capital City of Prague Zdeňek Hřib

    Deputy Mayor for Transport Adam Scheinherr

    Director of the Institute of Planning and Development (IPR)

Part 1 The city lives and thrives with pedestrians. 9:20 – 10:50

  • 09:20 

    The 15-minute Paris ConceptWalking is the best mode of transport over short distances.

    Speaker: Professor Carlos Moreno – he pioneered the “15-Minute City,” since February 2015, he is the Mayor of Paris’ Special Envoy for Smart Cities.

  • 09:50
    Pedestrians make the city to thrive, haw to make walkable cities

    Speaker: Jim Walker – founder of Walk 21, Londýn

  • 10:20
    Trafic calming: how the city of Vienna supports safety and walkability especially around schools

    Speaker: Petra Jens –Mobilitätsagentur Wien, Vienna

  • 10:50 – 11:20
    coffe break

Part 2 Grand discussion with our guests 11:20 – 12:40

  • 12:40 – 13:40
    lunch

Part 3. The quality of public space and life in it 13:40 – 15:10

  • 13:40 Openning of the afternoon part

  • 13:45
    The quality of public space, parking, from an urbanistic point of view.
    Speaker: Ing. Arch. Peter Bednár – architect, Prague

  • 14:05
    How does traffic infrastructure impact people’s behaviour and their choice of mode of transport? 

    Speaker: Ing. Květoslav Syrový – transport Designer 

  • 14:25
    Pedestrians breathe life into public space. They support social contact and inhabitant cohesion – from the point of view of urban management.

    Spekaer: Karolína Koubová – Mayor of the City of Jihlava

  • 14:45
    Panel discussion

    Panelists: Matůš Šucha, Peter Bednár, Karolína Koubová, Květoslav Syrový

  • 15:10 – 15:40
    coffe break

Blok 4. Mikroklima města. Klimatická změna. 15:45 – 17:00

  • 15:40
    City microclimate and the impact of greenery on people’s outside activities. Using historical paths for walking and living. Adapting to climate change. 

    Speaker: Lucie Miovská – landscape architect, ČZU Prague

  • 16:00
    Can pedestrians help cities to fight the climate change?
    Speaker: Michaela Pixová – urban geographer, Prague

  • 16:20
    panel discussion
    Panelisté: Lucie Miovská, Michaela Pixová a další…

  • 16:45 Farewell and end of the main program

    17:00  End of 1st conference day

Dey 2 – Friday 22nd October 2021

Lectures in the amphitheater 9:00 – 11:20

  • 08:30 morning cofee

    09:00 opening of the second conference day

  • 09:05 – 09:50

    MAYORS TOGETHER

    Cities and their Mobility plans – case studies and good examples

    Litomyšl, Jilemnice, Jičín a others

  • 09:50 – 10:20

  • 10:20 – 10:50

    Citizen participation – why and how
    Dominika Belanská

  • 10:50 – 11:20   coffe break

Workshops 11:20 – 13:00

  • Guided walk in the neighborhood

    Ing. arch. Osamu Okamura

     

    Téma 2.
    Workshop – Modelling Neighbour Negotiations Concerning Inner Courtyard Matters.
    Michal Křivohlávek, Bieno

  • facultative activity

    • Try to make your own pavement
    • barefot walking

Workshops 14:00 – 15:00

  • facultative activity

    • Try to make your own pavement
    • barefot walking
  • 15:00
    farewell toast …