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Event / Towards a Regional Urbanism

June 19, 2015 @ 08:30 - 17:30 BST

A joint event with the RIAI in Kilkenny, the Academy’s 2008 Great Town, to learn about urban sustainability from a local, national and international perspective.
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08.30 Registration
09.00 Welcome and Introduction to the Colloquium
Space, Place, Life
Steven Bee AoU, Chairman, The Academy of Urbanism
9.15 Welcome to Kilkenny
John Mulholland, Acting County Manager, Kilkenny County Council

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SESSION ONE: KILKENNY & THE CREATIVE CITY

SETTING THE CONTEXT

Facilitated by James Pike AoU, O’Mahony Pike Architects

9.30 Planning in Kilkenny
Denis Malone, Senior Executive Planner, Kilkenny County Council
9.50 Strategies for Development of Historic
Sites: Abbey Creative Quarter, Kilkenny
Tony Reddy AoU, Director, The Academy of Urbanism
10.10 The Creative Local Economy
Paul Young, Managing Director, Cartoon Saloon
10.30 Questions and Discussion
11.00 Coffee Break

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SESSION TWO: NATIONAL PERSPECTIVE
URBAN FUTURES – CHALLENGES & INITIATIVES

Facilitated by Noel Brady AoU, NJBA A+U

11.20 Creating Regenerative Cities & Towns
Martin Colreavy AoU
Department of the Environment
Chairman, RIAI UDC
11.40 New Initiatives to Regenerate our Towns
and Cities
Joe Crockett, Former Kilkenny County Manager
12.00 Protecting and Conserving our Urban Fabric
Niall McCullough, McCullough Mulvin Architects
12.20 Learning from Westport
Simon Wall, Mayor County Council
12.40 Questions and Discussion
12.45: Lunch

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SESSION THREE: LEARNING EXCHANGE

Facilitated by Philip Jackson AoU, Scott Tallon Walker Architects

14.00 Four parallel workshops looking at different themes & issues for Irish Cities & Towns:
1. Improving liveability in our Cities & Town Centre

Ali Grehan AoU, City Architect, Dublin City Council
2. Movement to, through and in Places
Tiago Oliveira AoU, Arup
3. Civic Stewardship/Public Participation
Arthur Acheson AoU, Ministerial Advisory Group (MAG)
4. Digital Urbanism – Smart City
Tim Stonor AoU, Director, The Academy of Urbanism

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SESSION FOUR: LEARNING FROM EUROPE

Chaired by Kevin Murray AoU, Director, The Academy of Urbanism

16.20 Learning from Freiburg
Professor Wulf Daseking AoU, Former Chief Planning Officer, City of Freiburg, Honorary Academician
17.00 Discussion and summary
17.30 Colloquium Close

 

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Date:
June 19, 2015
Time:
08:30 - 17:30 BST
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Kilkenny
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