Conference


18 - 19 June 2015
Prague, Czech Republic

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reSITE 2014: Cities and Landscapes of the New Economy have taken place from June 19-20, 2014 at the newly constructed Forum Karlin in Prague, Czech Republic. reSITE Conference has been organized in cooperation with the City Development Authority of Prague and served - for the third time - as a platform for the exchange of ideas and experiences from cities as diverse as New York, Calgary, London, Paris, Rotterdam, Budapest, Crakow and Prague.

For three years, reSITE has brought world renown speakers like Winy Maas (MVRDV), Enrique Penalosa (Former Mayor, Bogota), Cecil Balmond (Balmond Studio), Janette Sadik-Khan (NYC Transportation), Craig Dykers (Snohetta), Reinier de Graaf (OMA), Alexandros Washburn (NYC Planning), Jan Gehl, and Greg Lindsay (Fellow, World Economic Forum) who have made reSITE one of the most innovative, engaging and comprehensive conferences about urban planning, real estate development, public space and architecture in Europe.

Conference program

Day 1

0945 KEYNOTE ADDRESS + Q&A
1045 COFFEE BREAK
1110 Special Lecture
1130 Discussion Panel
1255 LUNCH
1340 Lecture
1400 Urban combine A
1430 Discussion Panel 2
1555 COFFEE BREAK
1620 KEYNOTE ADDRESS + Q&A

Day 2

0945 KEYNOTE ADDRESS + Q&A
1045 COFFEE BREAK
1110 Special Lecture
11:30 Discussion Panel 3
1255 LUNCH
1340 Lecture
1400 Urban combine B
1430 Discussion Panel 3
1555 COFFEE BREAK
1620 KEYNOTE ADDRESS + Q&A

Invited Speakers 2015

Rem Koolhas

Office for Metropolitan Architecture • Founder

Henk Ovink

Hurrican Sandy Rebuilding Task Force / US Department of Housing and Urban Development • Principal

Michael Sorkin

Architectural Critic, Professor • City College of New York

Conference location

Karlin forum
Prague, Czech Republic

FAQ

Where is reSITE Conference 2014 being held?

The conference will be held at the Forum Karlin in Prague 8 on June 19-20, 2014. The brand new venue is a large events center with a state-of-the-art stage and audio/visual system. Several meeting rooms will be available to accommodate business meetings and informal breakout sessions. All rooms are climate-controlled and smoking is prohibited in the indoor spaces. reSITE 2014 will be the first conference to take place in Karlin Hall. Dining will take place in the courtyard of the building, weather permitting.

What time does the conference begin and end?

Please check the conference program before arriving. The conference is scheduled to begin at 9:00 am and concludes at 6:00 pm on the 19th and 20th of June 2014. Check your conference pass. Passes are sold for either one-day entry or two-day entry. On-site conference check-in and registration commences around 8:30 am on Thursday 19 June. The Mayor of Prague will officially open the conference at 9:30am on 19 June .

In what language will reSITE 2014 be held? Will there be simultaneous translation available?

The conference is simultaneously translated into English and Czech.

What is the dress code for reSITE Conference 2014?

The conference does not have a dress code. Most conference participants will dress in business casual. Open toed shoes and shorts are not recommended. Check the weather for the region before you pack so you will know what to expect of the climate.

Can I get a refund if I already bought a ticket and cannot come to the conference?

Please get in touch with us until Tuesday July 17 2014. The amount of refund is 50% due to administrative costs. After July 17 cancellation requests only due to special reasons (family, sickness etc) will be considered.

Can my child come with me to the conference?

Children under the age of 16 are not permitted to enter reSITE Conference. Unfortunately, we cannot make exceptions to this policy. We do not offer childcare services although most of the hotels can provide you with a list of child care providers in the area. If this is a major inconvenience, please feel free to email us at k.dorda@resite.cz.

How can I register for reSITE 2014?

Please visit this registration page. We strongly advise online registration via the reSITE website. Register prior to 10 June in order to avoid a late registration fee. If you have special demands or additional questions please contact us via info@resite.cz.

What is included in the registration fee?

The registration fee covers entry into the conference venue (depending on whether you purchase a one or two-day pass). Additionally, coffee, water, snacks at coffee breaks (2 per day) and lunch are included. The conference will have general sessions and four keynote lectures from world-recognized leaders. Passes will be sold until 28 February with a 15% discount. Purchase by 31 March for a 10% discount. Full price from 31 March – 10 June. Late fee after 10 June. Early purchase tickets will grant the same access as the normally prized tickets.

I have special diet needs. Whom can I contact about this?

Please e-mail us indicating your restrictions by 10 June 2014 at k.dorda@resite.cz. Please be sure to include onsite contact information, such as a cell phone number, in case there are any additional questions.

How can I reserve a hotel or other accommodation for reSITE Conference?

Our partner hotel for 2014 is The Emblem hotel.

My company would like to advertise or sponsor this event. Whom can I contact?

Please e-mail reSITE via m.sidorova@resite.cz.

Whom can I contact should I have other questions?

For general inquiries, please contact info@resite.cz. We will do our best to respond to your email in 3-5 days.

Past speakers

Speakers 2014

Edward Glaeser

Harvard University • Economist • Professor

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Adriaan Geuze

WEST8 • Founder • Rotterdam

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Eugene Asse

Moscow School of Architecture • Dean • Moscow

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Michel Desvigne

Michel Desvigne Paysagiste • Founder • Paris

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Tomas Hudecek

Mayor • Prague

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Marco Clausen

Prinzessinnengarten • Co-founder • Berlin

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Marek Janiak

Chief Architect • Łódź

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Pavel Hnilicka

Prague Institute of Planning and Development • Advisor • Prague
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Michael Brown

Municipal Land Corporation • CEO • Calgary

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Tereza Stockelova

ProAlt • Sociologist, Activist • Prague

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Christian Potiron

European City of Culture • Deputy Program Director for Participation • Pilsen
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Sandor Finta

Chief Architect of Budapest • Budapest

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Irena Vostracka

Urban Development Department • Director • Pilsen

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Joanna Erbel

Activist • Warsaw

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Milota Sidorova

reSITE • Project manager / coordinator • Prague

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Osamu Okamura

reSITE • Program Director • Prague

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Karima Nigmatulina

Research and Project Institute of General Plan for the City of Moscow • Acting Director • Moscow

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Benedetta Tagliabue

EMBT • Co-Founder • Barcelona

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Margaret Newman

Executive Director • Municipal Art Society • NYC

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Mark Johnson

CIVITAS • Founder & President • Denver

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Karel Schwarzenberg

TOP09 • President • Prague

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Tomas Ctibor

Prague Institute of Planning and Development • Director • Prague
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Nicolas Buchoud

Cercle Grand Paris de l'Investissement Durable • President • Paris
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Vladimir Ledecky

Spissky Hrhov • Mayor

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Petr Palicka

PENTA • Project director • Prague

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Oksana Galenko

Head of Planning Department • Kiev

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Vasa J. Perovic

Bevk Perovic Architects • Founder • Ljublana

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Filip Wanstrom

Interactive Institute Swedish ICT AB • Project manager • Kista
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Adam Gebrian

Architecture Critic • Prague

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Juval Dieziger

Holzmarkt25 • Berlin

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Mario Husten

Holzmarkt25 • Berlin

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Andrey Grinev

Chairman of The Union of the Creative Territories • Moscow

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Heiko Roehl

Environment Manager • Freiburg

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Vit Maslo

Co-founder • CMC Architects • Prague

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Michael Kimmelman

The New York Times • Architecture Critic • NYC

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Adam Greenfield

Urbanscale • Founder • Director • NYC

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Stig L. Andersson

SLA • Founder, Creative Director • Copenhagen

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Martin Barry

reSITE • Founder, Director • Prague

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Ivan Kucina

Belgrade International Architecture Week • Co-Founder, Program Director • Belgrade
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Jan Ludvik

Karlin Group • General Manager • Prague

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Daniel Herman

Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic • Minister • Prague
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Vera Jourova

Ministry of Regional Development of the Czech Republic • Minister • Prague
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David Chisholm

CMC Architects • Co-Founder • Prague

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Florian Kohl

FAT Koehl Architects • Founder • Berlin

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Daniella Huszar

KEK • Budapest

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Niombo Lomba

City Councillor • Stuttgart

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Jan Kasl

Best Development • Company Executive • Prague

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Grzegorz Piatek

Centrum Architektury • Architecture Critic, Editor • Warsaw

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Petr Navrat

ONplan Lab • Co-founder • Prague

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Jan Svejnar

Columbia University • Professor, Economist • NYC

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