Ticket types Price
General conference ticket €166
Erasmus University Rotterdam student and staff discount




8:00 – 9:00 Registration & Coffee
9:00 – 9:25 Welcome & Opening by Conference Chair Carley Pennink
and Victor BekkersOpens external (ESSBOpens external Dean & VCCOpens external leading Dean)
9:30 – 09:50 Keynote Speech: Who are the City Makers and Breakers?, by Nina Glick-Schiller
09:55 – 10:50 Panel Session #1

Solving Wicked Urban Problems. What do we need?
Moderator: Claudio Acioly
Panellists: Semiha DenktasOpens externalJurian EdelenbosDerk LoorbachOpens external.

10:50  Break
11:10 – 12:00 Breakout Sessions: Round #1
Engaged Entrepreneurs: Happiness and Business Growth
Dewi Kanters
Green Cities: How to Measure a City’s Green Performance and its Relation to Liveability
Ogenis Brilhante and Julia Skinner
Urban Learning Strategies Within Dutch Cities. What do they need? What would help them select the most adequate learning method?
Leon van den Dool (PwC, IHS)
How to make Urban Labour Markets More Inclusive
Paula NaglerJan Fransen
*The Adaptive Re-use of the Maassilo
Jean-Paul Corten
Co-Creation of Knowledge in Practice: Urban Knowledge Labs on ‘Livable Rotterdam neighbourhoods’ and ‘Rotterdam talent’
Erik SnelOpens external & Philip KarreOpens external (DPAS), Sabine SeveriensOpens external & Marije StoltenborghOpens external (DPECS)
12:15 – 13:00 Lunch
13:15 – 13:35 Keynote Speech
13:40 – 14:00 Keynote Speech: Citizens in the Smart City, by Liesbet van ZoonenOpens external
14:05 – 15:00 Panel Session #2

Cities’ Roadmap to Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Moderator:Jan Fransen
Panellists: Rob van TulderOpens externalEmma Clemens, other panel speakers TBC

15:00 Break
15:15 – 16:15 Breakout Sessions: Round #2
Enacting Urban Citizenship: Harmonies and Dissonances in Well-being, Health and Security
Helen Hintjens and Rachel Kurian
The Socio-Economic Impact of Major Urban Regeneration Projects: Feyenoord City
Edu Jansing
City to City Knowledge Transfer Through Peer Learning and Mentoring
Elena EnsenadoJennifer Heemann (IHS)
Cities of Migration: Beyond Superdiversity
Peter ScholtenOpens external
 Joined-up Action for Improved Quality of Living Environments
Gerard Nijboer, Jochem Cooiman, Mike Duijn
*Gentrification and Urban Heritage
Remco Vermeulen
How to bring Water Into Mainstream Education?
Dr.Opens external Mansee Bal BhargavaOpens external
16:15 Break
16:30 – 17:30 Breakout Sessions: Round #3
*Documentary film screening on Westfort, South Africa Urban Challenges in the Global South: Housing Provision and Management, Urban Resilience and Spatial Justice
Luz Vergara d’Alençon
Co-Creation in Pilots and Infrastructure Projects: How can citizens take an active role in the process?
Justin Hyatt
Central Library of Rotterdam: Community Impact Through Partnerships
Theo Kemperman, Director
Urban Culture, Heritage and Tourism
Emily Mannheimer and Shirley Nieuwland
Learning Pathways for Adapting Light-Rail Transport Innovations in Cities
Taslim AladeOpens external (EGSH EUR)
Collaborative Capacity for Affordable Housing
Daniel AdamuOpens external (EGSH EUR)
17:30 Break
17:50 IHS Alumni International Awards Ceremony
19:00 Dinner

*Sessions part of a series

9:30 Opening Plenary
10:00 – 11:45 Roundtable Discussions
11:45  End of conference