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The Academy’s 8th Annual Congress
The Producer City: an urbanism for the 21st century?

15-17 May 2013, Bradford, UK




Session one: 16 May 2013
City Narrative – The Producer City

Introduction to Congress
Kevin Murray – Chairman, The Academy of Urbanism


The Producer City & City Plan
Barra Mac Ruairi – Strategic Director of Regeneration & Culture, City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council


Advanced Manufacturing for a Traditional City John Eaglesham – Chief Executive, ADI


A City for All
Zulfi Karim – Founder, The World Curry Festival


Session two: 16 May 2013
Changing Economics – The Creation of Producer Cities

Introduction to the session
Colin Philpott – Chief Executive, Bradford Breakthrough / Philpott Media


The Producer City – the Economic Future for Cities
Prof Stuart Gulliver – Emeritus Professor, University of Glasgow


Economic Strategies from the Bottom Up Michael Ward – Chair, Centre for Local Economic Strategies


Questions & Discussion from Session Two


Learning from Europe – Keynote Address

Urbanism and the Unlearning of Architecture
Prof Tina Saaby Madsen


Workshop presentations

Culture & Skills for a Producer City Tony Stephens

Economic Strategy & Prosperity
David Shepherd

Digital Urbanism Tim Stonor

The Constant Remaking of Place
Julian Jackson

Place Learning Networks Henk Bouwman