MONTRÉAL, June 21, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - From June 19 to June 22, 2018, Montréal is hosting the ICLEI World Congress ICLEI in the urban era. Participants from some 60 countries will converge at the Palais des congrès in order to draw their inspiration from domestic and international best practices. The event will provide an ideal opportunity for the media to exchange with some of the major players in the field of sustainable urban development from across the globe.
The program for June 22, 2018 Collaborating
- 8:30 a.m. Plenary 7 Going forward in collective partnerships (room 517 CD)
- 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Thematic sessions E
- E1 (room 511 A) Mobility transition in industrial legacy cities
- E2 (room 511 BC) Participatory governance and inclusive decision making for sustainability
- E 3 (room 519) Building resilient food systems: Policy across multiple scales
- E4 (room 510) Strategies and approaches to achieving the Insurance Industry Development Goals for Cities (Part 1)
- E5 (room 517 CD) Thirsty cities: Ensuring universal access to safe and affordable drinking water
- E6 (room 511 EF) Reinventing mobility through technology and innovation
- E7 (room 514) Cities-research: Building up science in cities to drive action on the SDGs (Part 1)
- E8 (room 515) Towards low carbon and resilient cities: Financing ambitious and bankable climate action
- E9 (room 511 D) Roundtable: The transatlantic climate bridge: Facilitating effective climate exchange across borders
- At 12:30 p.m. Forum Infrastructure transition in industrial legacy cities
- 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.
F1 (room 511 A) Infrastructure transition in industrial legacy cities
F2 (room 515) Cities for People: Urban space redesigned for inclusive and livable cities
F3 (room 519) Improving nutrition in urban areas: the role of good nutrition governance
F4 (room 510) Strategies and approaches to achieving the Insurance Industry Development Goals for Cities (Part 2)
F5 (room 517 CD) Applying the urban nexus approach to localize global agendas and promote vertical integration: Experiences from Asian cities
F6 (room 511 B) Enabling factors for a community-based energy transition
F7 (room 514) Cities-research: Addressing challenges and leveraging opportunities for addressing climate change (Part 2)
Highlights of the day:
- At 8:30 a.m., during plenary 7, Laure Waridel (Équiterre and Trudel Johnston & Lespérance) and Ross Douglas (Autonomy and The Urban Mobility Summit) will expose how collaborative measures and collective partnerships are essential to sustainable development, because local governments are unable to carry the entire burden of making the necessary changes in their communities. .
- At 10:30 a.m., during thematic session E5, various speakers, including Johannes Van Der Merwe from the City of Capetown, South Africa, will discuss exemplary practices to build adequate infrastructures, improve efficacy and water supply and support water treatment technologies in developing countries.
- At 12:30 p.m, during session F1, Kirstin Miller, executive director of Ecocity Builders, in collaboration with other panelists, will present strategic means used by cities having an industrial legacy to transform their abandoned areas and industrial sites into neighborhood revitalization opportunities, to develop a green economy, for the conservation of biodiversity and to adapt to climate change.
See the day's detailed programming: https://worldcongress2018.iclei.org/vue-densemble/?lang=fr
June 22, 2018
Palais des congrès de Montréal
SOURCE Ville de Montréal - Cabinet de la mairesse et du comité exécutif
For further information: Source: Camille Bégin, Relationniste, Division des relations médias, Ville de Montréal, [email protected], Information and accreditations: Mélissa Archambault, Morin Relations Publiques, [email protected], Cell: 450 501-2298