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Regeneration 2015: New Beginnings -the city and economic resilience

Posted: 20 November, 2015

Using the existing urban fabric to sustain and facilitate local development.

The third Urban Regeneration and Development Conference is taking place in DIT Grangegorman today, Friday 20 November, and Lord Mayor of Dublin, Councillor Críona Ní Dhálaigh officially opened the event.

Participants were invited to take a tour of the new Grangegorman campus, led by Terry Prendergast, Senior Planner with the Grangegorman Development Agency, followed by lunch.

Ardmhéara/Lord Mayor of Dublin, Cllr. Críona Ní Dhálaigh officially launched the afternoon programme which includes:

Session One, What cities tell us, CHAIR Ciarán Cuffe

2.00 Dr. Paul Stouten,  Keynote - ‘Lessons from the Netherlands’

Chair of Spatial Planning & Strategy, TU Delft

2.25 Transitioning Towards Urban Resilience and Sustainability (TURAS) projects & Connect the Dots in collaboration with TURAS: Philip Crowe & Aoife Corcoran, Marisa Denker and Naomi Murphy, Johanna Varghese

3.00 Justin Doran, ‘Insights into the Determinants of Resilience of US Metropolitan Areas’, School of Economics, University College Cork, Ireland

3.20 Questions and Discussion

3.40 Tea and coffee

 Session Two, New Beginnings, CHAIR Dr. Deiric Ó Broin

4.00 Alison Harvey, ‘Empowering communities’

Planning and Development Officer, Irish Heritage Council

4.15 Conor Moloney, ‘New beginnings then and now’

Building Design Partnership/ Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE), London

4.30 Ciarán Cuffe, ‘Housing and the living city’

Chair of Urban Regeneration and Development, Dublin Institute of Technology

4.45 Questions, discussion and conclusions

5.00 Craft Beer Reception, Orchard Bar, Grangegorman Lower