18 - 19 June 2015
Prague, Czech Republic


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 2015 - coming soon

Day 1

1110 Special Lecture
1130 Discussion Panel
1255 LUNCH
1340 Lecture
1400 Urban combine A
1430 Discussion Panel 2

Day 2

1110 Special Lecture
11:30 Discussion Panel 3
1255 LUNCH
1340 Lecture
1400 Urban combine B
1430 Discussion Panel 3

Invited Speakers 2015

James Corner

James Corner Field Operations • Founder • NYC

Henk Ovink

Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force / US Department of Housing and Urban Development • Principal
Former Director General of Spatial Planning and Water Affairs, NL

Michael Sorkin

Architectural Critic, Professor • City College of New York

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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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


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 .

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

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 . 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 .

Whom can I contact should I have other questions?

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