reSITE 2016


16 – 17 June 2016
Prague, Czech Republic

CITIES IN MIGRATION

reSITE and the City of Prague Institute for Planning and Development are excited to host reSITE 2016: Cities in Migration on 16-17 June 2016 at the Forum Karlin in Prague. This will be the 5th annual reSITE conference and festival.

reSITE 2016: Cities in Migration will explore architecture, real estate development, human networks, public policy, public space and public transportation that integrates new residents sustainably and successfully. Together with the best thought leaders in the world we will debate how design, urban planning, policy, finance and shared values can improve our quality of life while creating more resilient and economically competitive cities.

All cities experience migration. Period. Whether it is intercultural, transnational, intergenerational or interurban, the impact is ultimately spatial. The current immigration crisis in Europe and the West has revealed an unexpected experiential gulf between western countries in Europe and new EU member states. This is one of the major challenges of our generation. We will meet it. reSITE 2016 will explain how.

As always, reSITE is interested in bridging the gaps between design, policy, finance and community participation in order to build a more equitable, livable, competitive and resilient city. We seek to design a city that it is better for the next generation than it is for this one.

What does this mean for the design of public space, transportation, housing and public architecture?

How can real estate developers and politicians adapt their urban development plans to avoid creating isolated ghettos for new residents?

How have these challenges been met by other city leaders?

How have smart, 21st century leaders made integration a cultural and economic benefit?
“The best conference in the country.”

WHO WILL COME TO reSITE 2016

Anna Jezkova

Partner Atkins Langford Development Prague

David Chisholm

Architect CMC Architects Prague

Jan Zemánek

Managing Director UBM Bohemia Prague

Rory Stott

Managing Editor ArchDaily.com Santiago de Chile

Lenka Burgerova

City Councillor Prague 7 Prague

Miroslav Linhart

Director of Real Estate Deloitte Czech Republic Prague

Charlot Schanns

Project Director Pakhuis de Zwijger Amsterdam

Omar Koleilat

CEO Crestyl Prague

Hana Ripkova

Director Fulbright Commission Prague

Ivan Plicka

Chairman, Czech Chamber of Architects Česká komora architektů Prague

Katerina Zychova

Partner Verdi Capital Management Prague

Jaroslav Šafer

Architect, Vice-chairman Šafer Hájek Architekti, Česká komora architektů Prague

Matus Vallo

Architect Vallo Sadovsky Architects Bratislava

Jan Machacek

Journalist Lidovky Prague

Adriana Krnacova

Mayor of PRague City of Prague Prague

Carlota Rebelo

Associate Producer Monocle 24 London

Jakub Cigler

Founder Cigler Architects Prague

Pavel Hnilička

Architect, Vice-chairman Pavel Hnilička Architekti, Česká komora architektů Prague

Tamar Newberger

Computer Expert and Diplomatic Spouse of the US Ambassador Prague

David Ondracka

Director Transparency International CR Prague

Conference program 2016

Day 1

0945 KEYNOTE ADDRESS:
SASKIA SASSEN (Professor of Sociology, Columbia University)
1045 COFFEE BREAK
1110 Special lecture:
MICHAEL KIMMELMAN (New York Times)
1130 Discussion Panel:
MIGRATING NATIONS: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE
1255 LUNCH
1340 Special lecture:
KRISTER LINDSTEDT (White Architects, Stockholm)
1400 Urban combine:
SHARED DREAMS: THINK BIG, START SMALL
1430 Discussion Panel:
MIGRATING CULTURES: INCLUSIVE DESIGN
1555 COFFEE BREAK
1620 KEYNOTE ADDRESS:
MARTIN REIN-CANO (Topotek 1, Berlin)
reSITE FESTIVAL:
Public events
1900 Evening Salon:
MIGRATING KNOWLEDGE: EMERGENT CITY
How can architecture and culture help? Designing for diversity.
Maharal Club, Hotel Emblem, Platnéřská 19, Praha 1
Free entry, in English
1900 Evening workshop:
MIGRATING OPPORTUNITIES: PARTICIPATION MATTERS
Strategic Integration Workshop (not only) for City Administrations
Drawing Room, Maharal Club, Hotel Emblem, Platnéřská 19, Praha 1
Free entry, in English

Day 2

0945 Keynote address:
JAROMÍR HAINC, IVAN DUŠKOV (Institute of Planning and Development, Prague)
1045 COFFEE BREAK
1110 Special Lecture:
MIMI HOANG (nArchitects, NYC)
11:30 Discussion Panel:
MIGRATING PEOPLE: FLEXIBLE AND RESILIENT CITIES
1255 LUNCH
1340 Special Lecture:
MASCHA ONDERWATER (Bureau B+B, Amsterdam)
1400 Urban Combine:
SHARED DESIRES: BREAK BOUNDARIES
1430 Ideas Yard:
MIGRATING IDEAS: PLAY THE CITY
1555 COFFEE BREAK
1620 Keynote address:
CARL WEISBROD (City Planning Commission, NYC)
reSITE FESTIVAL:
Public events
1800 URBAN BIKE RIDE
MIGRATING CONFERENCE, New Prague Development
Meeting point: entrance of Forum Karlin, Pernerova 53, Praha 8
Free entry, in English


Please register for the ride, the limit is 15 participants.
1900 Evening Salon:
MIGRATING STORIES: DIVERSE COMMUNITY
What are the benefits of living together?
Maharal Club, Hotel Emblem, Platnéřská 19, Praha 1
Free entry, in English
2100-0000 reSITE party >>
5 years of reSITE! Party with the coolest people and the best view in Prague.
Stalin, Letenské sady "under the metronome", Prague 7
Free entry. Free welcome drink for conference participants.

Speakers 2016

Saskia Sassen

Urban sociologist, professor • Columbia University • London School of Economics • New York • USA

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Michael Kimmelman

Architecture Critic • New York Times • New York • USA

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Mimi Hoang

Co-founder, director • nArchitects • New York • USA

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Martin Rein-Cano

Director • Topotek 1 • Berlin • Germany

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Carl Weisbrod

Chairman • City Planning Commission • New York • USA

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Adriana Krnacova

Mayor • Prague • Czech Republic

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Marcus Westbury

Founder • Creative director • Renew Newcastle • Melbourne • Australia

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Petr Hlavacek

Director • Prague Institute of Planning and Development • Prague • Czech Republic

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Joana Dabaj

Co-founder • Principal coordinator • Catalytic Action • London • Great Britain

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Riccardo Conti

Co-founder • Executive Director • Catalytic Action • London • Great Britain

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Lukas Feireiss

Owner, Curator • Studio Lukas Feireiss • Advisory Board Member • Aedes • Berlin • Germany

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Ursula Struppe

Director • Vienna Municipal Department 17 for Integration and Diversity • Vienna • Austria

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Kuba Snopek

Architect, researcher • Wrocław • Poland

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Samu Szemerey

Advisor • Design Terminal • Budapest • Hungary

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Mareike Geiling

Co-initiator • Fluchtlinge Willkommen • Berlin • Germany

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Jonas Kakoschke

Co-initiator • Fluchtlinge Willkommen • Berlin • Germany

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Valentyna Zotova

Director • CANactions • Kyiv • Ukraine

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Jan Machacek

Journalist • Lidové noviny • Prague • Czech Republic

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Philip Horst

Co-founder • ZK/U - Center for Arts and Urbanistics • Berlin • Germany

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Matthias Einhoff

Co-founder • ZK/U - Center for Arts and Urbanistics • Berlin • Germany

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Mascha Onderwater

Member of the management team • Bureau B+B • Amsterdam • The Netherlands

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Miriam Liskova

Co-founder • SLLA Architects • Bratislava • Slovakia

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Michal Sulo

Co-founder • SLLA Architects • Bratislava • Slovakia

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Berrin Chatzi Chousein

Editor-in-chief • World Architecture Community • Ankara • Turkey

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Michael Zantovsky

Executive director • Havel Library • Prague • Czech Republic

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Miri Barbero Elkayam

Director • Mesila - Aid and Information Center for Migrant Workers and Refugees • Tel Aviv • Israel

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Monica Marquez Bobadilla

Intercultural worker for Spanish and English speaking migrants • Association for intercultural work • Prague • Czech Republic

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Marina Pojmanova

Intercultural worker for Russian speaking migrants • Association for intercultural work • Prague • Czech Republic

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Natallia Allen

Intercultural worker for English and Russian speaking migrants • Association for intercultural work • Prague • Czech Republic

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Lenka Burgerova

Architect, councillor • Prague 7 District • Prague • Czech Republic

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Krister Lindstedt

Architect, partner • White Architects • Stockholm • Sweden

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Petra Kolinska

Deputy Mayor • City of Prague • Prague • Czech Republic

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Marta Siciarek

Director • Immigrant Support Center • Gdańsk • Poland

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Jaromir Hainc

Secretary • City planning section • Institute of Planning and Development • Prague • Czech Republic

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Ivan Duskov

Director • Strategy and Policy Section • Institute of Planning and Development • Prague • Czech Republic

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Anu Riila

Senior Planning Officer • Working Group Migration and Integration • Helsinki • Finland

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Berthold Franke

Regional Director for Central Eastern Europe • Goethe-Institut Prag • Prague • Czech Republic

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Petr Palicka

Project director • Penta Investments • Prague • Czech Republic

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Adam Svejda

Director • Communication and Presentation Office • Institute of Planning and Development • Prague • Czech Republic

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Jakob Racek

Director of the cultural program for Central and Eastern Europe • Goethe-Institut Prag • Prague • Czech Republic

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Martin Klamt

Department of Urban Planning and Building Regulation • Munich • Germany

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Omar Koleilat

Chief Executive Officer • Crestyl • Prague • Czech Republic

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Miroslav Linhart

Director • Deloitte • Prague • Czech Republic

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Henry Foy

Central European Correspondent • The Financial Times • Warsaw • Poland

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Pavel Streblov

Senior Project Manager • Penta Investments • Prague • Czech Republic

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Alen Kovacevic

Project Coordinator and Partnerships Coordinator • Integration Centre • Prague • Czech Republic

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Egbert Fransen

Director • Pakhuis de Zwijger • Amsterdam • Netherlands

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Charlot Schans

Project leader • New Europe - Cities in Transition • Pakhuis de Zwijger • Amsterdam • Netherlands

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David Kaspar

Project manager • k r e p - concepts, advocacy and innovation of culture in Prague • Prague Institute of Planning and Development • Prague • Czech Republic

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Lenka Safrankova Pavlickova

Counselor on migration and refugees • City of Brno • Czech Republic

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Jan Ditko

Coordinator of the project “Together against racism” • Multicultural Center • Prague • Czech Republic

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Jakob Hurrle

Statutory board • Multicultural Center • Prague • Czech Republic

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Petr Kucera

Architect • Prague • Czech Republic

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Ekim Tan

Founder, Game Designer • Play the City • Amsterdam • The Netherlands

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Zdenek Lanc

Head of UX • reSITE • Prague • Czech Republic

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Osamu Okamura

Program director • reSITE • Prague • Czech Republic

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Martin Barry

Founder, Director • reSITE • Prague • Czech Republic

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Past speakers

Speakers 2015

James Corner

James Corner Field Operations • Founder • NYC

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Jon Gnarr

Сomedian, author, former mayor • Reykjavik

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Michael Sorkin

Architect, Professor • City College of New York • NYC

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Greg Clark

Urban Land Institute • Senior Fellow • London

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Henk Ovink

Rebuild by Design • Washington D.C. • Special Envoy for International Water Affairs • The Netherlands

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Gabu Heindl

Gabu Heindl Architektur • Founder, Owner • Vienna

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Greg Lindsay

Fast Company • Contributing writer • NYC

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Hiroki Matsuura

Maxwan • Partner • Rotterdam

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Adriana Krnacova

City of Prague • Mayor • Prague

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Jaroslav Andel

DOX Centre for Contemporary Art • Artistic Director-at-large • Prague

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Kristien Ring

Self Made City, Berlin • Curator • Berlin

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Karol Piekarski

Miasto Ogrodów • New media programme manager • Katowice

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Vitek Jezek

Rekola • Project coordinator • Prague

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Adam Gebrian

AG-ENT • Founder, Architecture Critic • Prague

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Szilvia Zsargo

Mindspace • Founding member • Budapest

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Valentyna Zotova

CANactions • Director • Kyiv

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Marek Stepa

Deputy Mayor of Gdynia for Development Issues • City of Gdynia • Gdynia

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Karolina Mikova

PDCS • Director • Bratislava

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Jana Drapalova

City of Brno - Novy Liskovec • Mayor • Brno

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Michal Hladky

Vychodne Pobrezie • Minister of Panic • Director of European City of Culture Kosice 2013 • Kosice

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Matej Hollan

City of Brno • Deputy Mayor • Brno

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Martin Kalab

Wiener Linien Marketing • Head of Advertising • Vienna

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Pavla Melkova

Prague Institute of Planning & Development • Director of the Urban Design Section • Prague

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Tessza Udvarhelyi

The City is For All • Co-founder • Budapest

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Gyula Balog

The City is For All • Activist • Budapest

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Petr Navrat

Prague Institute of Planning and Development • Team leader for public participation in planning • ONplan • Founding partner • Prague

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Samu Szemerey

Design Terminal • Adviser • Budapest

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Lukas Feireiss

Studio Lukas Feireiss • Owner, Curator • Aedes • Advisory Board Member • Berlin

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Rob Khazzam

Uber • International Launcher • Toronto

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Tanja Lahti

City of Helsinki Urban Facts • Project Manager • Helsinki

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Anna Matouskova

Deputy Minister of Culture • Prague

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Alfredo Brillembourg

Urban-Think Tank • Founding Partner • Caracas, Zurich

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Sonja Heikkila

Tekes • Senior Adviser • Helsinki

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Martin Barry

Founding director • reSITE • Prague

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Mark Johnson

CIVITAS • Founder & President • Denver

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Petr Hlavacek

Prague Institute of Planning and Development • Director • Prague

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Matej Stropnicky

City of Prague • Deputy Mayor • Prague

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Barbara Wilks

W Architecture & Landscape Architecture • Founder • New York

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Pavel Kysilka

Ceska sporitelna • Chairman of the Management Board • Prague

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Tomas Hudecek

City of Prague • Former Mayor • Prague

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Marek Dospiva

PENTA • Founding Partner • Prague

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Osamu Okamura

reSITE • program director • Prague

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Marketa Ubikova

Ciste nebe • Director • Prague

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Andreas Schwab

Vienna Central Station • Deputy Project Manager and Senior Expert • Vienna

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Anna Sienicka

TechSoup Foundation • Director • Warsaw

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Tomas Rakos

Democracy 2.1 • Prague

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Milota Sidorova

reSITE • coordinator • Prague

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Stepan Ripka

Platform for Social Housing • Executive Chairman • Prague

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Jiri Klokocka

Sint-Lucas School of Architecture • Architect, urbanist • Ghent • TU Liberec • Liberec

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Bohdan Blahovec

Screenwriter, film director • Prague

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Michael Brown

Calgary Municipal Land Corporation • CEO • Calgary

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Peter Brocka

City of Trnava • Mayor • Trnava

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Jiri Ctyroky

Prague Institute of Planning and Development • Director of Spatial Information Section • Prague

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Leos Novotny

LEO Express • CEO • Prague

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Stefan Aue

Haus der Welt • Coordinator • Berlin

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Pavlina Kvapilova

Freelance journalist • Prague

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Jiri Sulzenko

Pilsen 2015 • Programme director • Pilsen

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Helena Doudova

Curator • Berlin, Prague

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Yvette Vasourkova

Centre for Central European Architecture • Founding member • Prague

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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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Speakers 2013

Adrian Benepe

Director of City Park Development / Trust for Public Land / Former Commissioner of Parks, The City of New York • New York

Enrique Penalosa

Former Mayor of Bogota • Colombia • NYC

Charlie Hughes

Chairman / Smart Futures • Chichester

Judit Carrera

Director of European Prize for Urban Public Space / CCCB • Barcelona

Artur Celinski

Journalist / Res Publica Nova • Warsaw

David Chisholm

Partner / CMC Architects • Prague

Petr Palicka

Project director / Penta Investments • Prague

Gabor Bindics

Partner / Cultural Centre Dunaj, Stara trznica Alliance • Bratislava

Florian Kohl

Partner / FATKoehl Architects • Berlin

Bence Turanyi

Founder / 2Ta • Budapest

Jolana Rihova

Project manager / Promeny Foundation • Prague

Tomáš Cach

Advisor / The City of Prague • Prague

Barbara Wilks

Founder / W Architecture & Landscape Architecture • New York

Stefan Rettich

Partner / KARO* architects • Leipzig

Michael Winfrey

Chief Economic Correspondent for CEE Region / Reuters • Prague

Vladimír Sitta

Founder / Terragram / Sydney • Prague

Klára Gajduskova

Chairwoman of the Board of Directors / Ceska Sporitelna Foundation • Prague

Winy Maas

Cofounder / MVRDV • Rotterdam

Kees Christiaanse

/ Founder / KCAP Architects & Planners • Rotterdam

Alexandros E. Washburn

Chief of Urban Design / The City of New York • NYC

Pavel Hnilicka

Advisor • City Development Authority Prague • Prague

Tomáš Hudecek

Deputy Mayor of Prague • The City of Prague

Petra Havelska

Partner / Marko&Placemakers • London

Maria Aiolova

Cofounder / Terreform ONE • NYC

Jonas Norsted

Partner / Studio Oslo • Oslo

Pavel Jansta

Vice Mayor of Vodnany • Vodnany

Jan Farsky

Mayor of Semily • Semily

Tomas Hanacek

Organizer / Trencin si Ty • Trencin

Boris Palmer

Mayor of Tuebingen • Germany

Irakli Eristavi

Partner / zerozero Architects • Presov • Kosice

Nigel Atkins

Associate Professor of Urban Planning / Sorbonne University / Paris • Abu Dhabi

Martin Barry

Director / reSITE • New York

Milota Sidorova

Lead Coordinator, Manager / reSITE • Prague

Allen Zerkin

Associate Professor / NYU University • NYC

Vaclav Mencl

Chamber of Deputies of the Czech Republic • Prague

Paul Koch

Former Director of ING Real Estate Development • Prague & Paris

Greg Lindsay

Journalist and Visiting Scholar / Fast Company and New York University • NYC

Shriya Malhotra

Founder / Partizaning • Moscow

Ginés Garrido

Founder / Burgos & Garrido Arquitectos Asociados • Madrid

Tania Ruiz

Visual Artist / Paris • Malmo

Cecil Balmond

Founder / Balmond Studio • London

Lukas Sokol

Manager Urban Design Studio / Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council • Abu Dhabi

Tomas Ctibor

Deputy Director / City Development Authority • Prague

Pavla Melkova

Director / City Development Authority • Prague

Illah van Oijen

Organizer / Stara trznica Alliance • Bratislava

Tomasz Ossowicz

Director of Wroclaw Development / Chief Urban Planner • The City of Wroclaw

Erik Cipera

Deputy Director / Asistence • Prague

Reinhard Kropf

Partner / Helene&Hard Architects • Stavanger

Jan Macháček

Journalist / Respekt • Prague

Michal Mejstřík

Economist / CERGE • Prague

Norman Eisen

Economist / CERGE • Prague

Tomáš Sedláček

NERV • Prague

Raumlabor Berlin



Speakers 2012

Jan Gehl

Principal, Gehl Architects • Kopenhagen, Denmark

Reinier de Graaf

Partner, Office for Metropolitan Architecture [OMA] • Rotterdam

Janette Sadik-Khan

Commissioner, Department of Transportation • New York City

Alexandros E. Washburn

Chief Urban Designer, Department of City Planning • New York, USA

Craig Dykers

Principal, Snohetta • New York City & Oslo, Norway

Lisa Diedrich

Editor in Chief, SCAPE Magazine of Landscape Architecture and Urbanism • Munich, Germany

Raumlabor Berlin



Ira Saul Rubenstein

Czech Green Building Council • Prague, Czech Republic

Jakub Cigler

Principal, Cigler Marani Architects • Prague, Czech Republic

Vincent Marani

Architect, Cigler Marani Architects • Prague, Czech Republic

Cyril Pavlu

Co-organizer urbanACT • Prague, Czech Republic

Katerina Vondrova

Co-organizer urbanACT • Prague, Czech Republic

Marek Prokupek

Co-organizer urbanACT • Prague, Czech Republic

Igor Kovačevič

Centre for Central European Architecture • Prague, Czech Republic

Robert Sedlák

project manager, Partnerství Foundation • Brno, Czech Republic

Anthony Caine

CEO Acred • Prague

Danilo Capasso

N.EST Napoliest • Naples, Italy

Martin Joseph Barry

Fulbright Scholar, Visiting Professor / Czech Technical University / W Architecture and Landscape Architecture • NYC and Prague, Czech Republic

Adam Gebrian

AG-ENT • Prague, Czech Republic

Jan Ludvík

President of Karlín Group - Prezident Karlín Group • Prague, Czech Republic

Nigel Atkins

Associate Professor of Urban Planning, Paris Sorbonne University • Paris and Prague

Michal Volf

Architect and Co-founder, Space Factory • Prague, Czech Republic

Petr Štěpánek

Commissioner, Department of Environment, Energetics and Bike Transportation , City of Prague / the Green Party • Prague, Czech Repub

Milota Sidorová

reSITE Coordinator, Project Manager • Post Gradual Candidate, Slovak Agricultural University, Nitra

Henry Hanson

Center for the Future • Slavonice, Czech Republic

Tomáš Hudeček

Deputy Mayor of Prague • Prague, Czech Republic

David Kašpar

Program Supervisor / Street for Art • Prague, Czech Republic

Nahid Majid

director, Design Council Cabe • London, UK

Daniel Mourek

Greenways Supervisor / Nadace Partnerstvi • Prague, Czech Republic

Michael Rink

Consultant to the Chief Urban Planner • City of Hamburg, Germany

Jiří Suchánek

director, Nadace OKD • Ostrava, Czech republic

Leoš Vrzalík

Business Development Director Skanska a.s. • Prague, Czech Republic

Aleksandra Udženija

City Councilor Prague 2 • City of Prague, Czech Republic

Matúš Vallo

Co-Founder, ValloSadovsky Architects • Bratislava, SVK

Igor Marko

FoRM Associates • London, UK

Petra Havelská

architecture + communication • London, UK

Ivana Pasečná

2ka • Bratislava, SVK

Katarína Boháčová

Remix Architects • Bratislava, Slovakia

Jiří Koten

Demoplan • Prague, CR

Martin Rein-Cano

Topotek 1, Landscape architects • Berlin, Germany

Krištof Hanzlík

Collaborative Collective • Prague, CR

Paul Koch

former director of ING Real Estate Development Czech Republic and France • Prague, Czech Republic and Paris, France

Soňa Dederová

project manager, Czech-German Fund For The Future • Prague, CR

Veronika Bednářová

Journalist, Reporter in Lidové noviny • Prague, Czech Republic

Petr Lešek

senior architect and executive director, Projektil Architekti • Prague, Czech Republic

Regina Loukotová

rector of ARCHIP – Architectural Institute in Prague, co-organizer of reSITE • Prague, Czech Republic

Roman Koucký

Roman Koucký Architectural Office • Prague, Czech Republic

Radek Špicar

Vice President, Board of Directors, Confederation of Industry in the Czech Republic • Prague

Conference location

Karlin forum
Prague, Czech Republic

FAQ

Where is reSITE Conference 2016 being held?

The conference will be held at the Forum Karlin in Prague 8 on June 16-17, 2016. 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. 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 16th and 17th of June 2016. 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 16 June.

In what language will reSITE 2016 be held? Will there be simultaneous translation available?

The conference is simultaneously translated into English and Czech.

Will I be able to refund VAT from the ticket price?

Yes, if you register as a company or freelancer you can use the registration invoice to refund VAT according to the Czech law 235/2004.

Is there a discount for conference passes if I buy them early?

Yes. Buy early and save. Discounted passes will be sold as follows: 15% discount before 28 February, 10% discount from March 1 to April 30 and full price after May 1. A premium fee will be added if purchased after 12 June. Early purchase tickets will grant the same access as the normally priced tickets.

How do I get to reSITE 2016?

Closest metro stop is Krizikova (Yellow line) and tram stop Krizikova situated in Sokolovska street (tram number 3 and 8) v Sokolovské ulici (tram 3 a 8).

What is the dress code for reSITE Conference 2016?

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 June 5 2016. The amount of refund is 50% due to administrative costs. After June 10 cancellation requests only due to special reasons (family, sickness etc) will be considered.

How can I register for reSITE 2016?

Please visit this registration page .We strongly advise online registration via the reSITE website. Register prior to 12 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 one general session per day with a total of four keynote lectures (45-minutes) and four special lectures (20-minutes) from world-recognized thought leaders in addition to four discussion panels over the course of the two-day conference. Making new friends and colleagues or talking with the experts is also included.

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

Please write us before 05 June 2016 at info@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 2016 is The Emblem hotel .

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

Please e-mail Marketa via m.novakova@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.