Join more than 50 international participants and over 500 guests at the brand new Forum Karlin. As in 2012 and 2013, we will debate the architecture, politics, finance and community participation with the world’s best experts in urban economy, design and development. We will promote more quality, openness and transparency in the planning process in Central European cities and shine an international light on the new metropolitan plan of Prague.
reSITE 2014 CONFERENCE THEMES: Strategic Planning and the Public Forum Community Resiliency, City for All Density and Development Industrial Past: Innovative Future Among the international guests, Edward Glaeser — the pioneering Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economics at Harvard and best selling author of "Triumph of the City," Michael Kimmelman, chief architecture critic of The New York Times and two other internationally-renown leaders (soon to be announced) will give keynote addresses. reSITE 2014 KEY PARTICIPANTS: Michael Kimmelman [Chief Architecture Critic • The New York Times • NYC] / Edward Glaeser [Economist, Harvard University • Cambridge] / Rem Koolhaas* [OMA • Rotterdam] / Tomas Hudecek [Mayor • Prague] / Eugene Asse [Moscow School of Architecture • Moscow] / Adam Greenfield [Urbanscale & London School of Economics • NYC & London] / Jan Ludvik [Karlin Group • Prague] / Margaret Newman [Chief of Staff for Jannette Sadik-Khan • NYC Transportation] / Tomas Ctibor [Director • Institute of Planning and Developmen • Prague] / Pavel Hnilicka [City Development Authority • Prague] / Michael Brown [CEO • Calgary Municipal Development Authority • Calgary] / Jon Gnarr* [Mayor • Reykjavik] / Petr Palicka [Penta Investments • Prague] / Henk Ovink [Senior Advisor to Secretary Donovan • Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force • Washington D.C.] / Andrey Grinev [Artkartel • Moscow] / Sandor Finta [Chief Architect • Budapest] / MAXWAN [Architects • Rotterdam]* / Mark Johnson [ Founder • CIVITAS • Denver] WHY COME? 500 smart people will also be there! • Forum Karlin. reSITE 2014 will be the first conference held in the new events center in Karlin, one of the most exciting districts in Prague. • The most innovative event about planning, architecture, urban landscape architecture and environmental economics in Central and Eastern Europe • See the world’s top architects, landscape architects, developers, economists, NGOs and politicians debate livable cities • Learn about the state-of-the-art in sustainability, planning and landscape architecture • Enjoy personal meetings and network with other VIPs • Architects, Engineers, Urbanists, Landscape Architects: see what’s happening abroad and how architecture and planning works in other countries • Developers & Economists: learn the most progressive ideas and financing models. Meet the politicians, ask them questions in a safe forum > NGOs: be active and enlivened with collaborative and controversial discussions • Get inspired. reTHINK your city! REGISTER EARLY! Register prior to 31 March for 10% off. All registrations after 12 June subject to 15% increase in price (over the regular cost). Register early! At reSITE, we aim to encourage changes in city planning strategies to focus primarily on public space, waterfronts and urban mobility as a means to a city that can compete regionally and globally. Download information brochure from here. Please feel free to share this information with your colleagues and friends! As in 2012 and 2013, the conference will sell out quickly. Follow #reSITE2014 for all information about the conference such as themes, speakers, projects and interviews – on Facebook, Tumblr & Twitter.