CUD Global Conference Amsterdam Conference Agenda

Connected Urban Development Global Conference 2008

September 2–24, 2008
Passenger Terminal, Amsterdam

Piet Heinkade 27
1019 BR Amsterdam
The Netherlands

The conference is for government, business, research, academic, and civic society leaders committed to developing and using innovative solutions that address climate change and challenges to urban sustainability.

Become part of a worldwide community that collaborates on innovative solutions that use information and communications technology (ICT) to address urban issues ranging from traffic, public services, sustainable real estate and work environments, to citizen carbon footprints.

Please note that by extending this invitation, Cisco and city of Amsterdam are unable to offer to pay for accommodations or travel for CUD delegates; this is the responsibility of the attendees.

Agenda

Day 1: Tuesday, 23 September
0900–1730

Morning:

0730–0850 Registrations and Refreshments

Opening Session
Opening Address by Amsterdam Mayor Job Cohen
Opening address by Chris Dedicoat, president, Cisco Europe

Opening Keynote Session: Connectivity for a sustainable, inclusive urban society
Professor Alan Rodger, director, head of Science Programs, British Antarctic Survey
Professor Bill St. Arnaud, chief research officer, CANARIE, Canada
Q & A

Break

Connectivity for Sustainability: Smart Transport Solutions
J.D. Stanley, director, IBSG Public Sector, Cisco
Mr. Sang Bum Kim, assistant mayor, head of City Transport Bureau, Connected and Sustainable Transport, Seoul
Q & A

Connected and Sustainable Work: Launch of the Amsterdam CUD Smart Work Center
Marijke Vos, alderwoman for the Environment, city of Amsterdam, Tomorrow’s Way of Working in Amsterdam Today
Public Launch of the first Smart Work Center; live link to Almere
Launch by Annemarie Jorritsma, mayor of Almere and Job Cohen, mayor of Amsterdam

1300–1400 Conference Luncheon

Afternoon

Plenary Session: The Future of Urban Design
Peter Head, director, ARUP
Professor Michael Braungart, author of "Cradle-to-Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things"

Break

Thematic Sessions (Parallel)
Thematic Breakouts: Connected Urban Development Innovations

  • Connected and Sustainable Work
  • Connected and Sustainable Mobility
  • Green ICT
  • Sustainable Energy in Connected Urban Environments
  • Connected and Sustainable Buildings and Distributed Urban Design
  • Strategic Role of Carbon Markets: Implications and Responses

1730 End of Day One of Conference Proceedings

Evening: Conference dinner, hosted by the city of Amsterdam, will be held at Hotel Krasnapolsky
1845—Transfer from Movenpick Hotel
1915—Predinner Drinks and Dinner
2215—Return Transfer to the Movenpick Hotel

Day Two: Wednesday, 24 September

0900–1730

Morning

0800–0900 Registrations & Coffee

Keynote Session: 21st Century Urban Infrastructures as Rudiment to a Sustainable and Successful Society
Benoit Felten, senior analyst, Yankee Group
Q & A

Break

Thematic Sessions (Parallel)
Thematic Breakouts: A Vision for the Future: Thought Leadership for Sustainability

  • Connected and Sustainable Work
  • Connected and Sustainable Mobility
  • Green ICT
  • Sustainable Energy in Connected Urban Environments
  • Connected and Sustainable Buildings and a Larger Distributed Urban Design
  • Strategic Role of Carbon Markets: Implications and Responses

1245–1415 Boat Luncheon

Connectivity for Sustainability: Smart Urban Design and the Ecomap
Christian Maass, vice senator, city of Hamburg, CUD and Smart Urban Design
Jared Blumenfeld, director, Department of the Environment, city & county of San Francisco

Closing Session: Visions for a Connected and Sustainable Urban Future
Professor Carlota Perez, , University of Cambridge, England; University of Sussex, England; and Tallinn University, Estonia
Simon Willis, vice president, IBSG, Cisco

1730 End of Day 2 and End of Conference

Cisco and the city of Amsterdam are pleased to extend this invitation for you to attend Connected Urban Development Conference 2008. By extending this invitation, Cisco and the city of Amsterdam are not verifying that your participation in the event would be lawful under the procurement and other laws and regulations of your home jurisdiction that may be applicable to your activities. Each attendee is solely responsible for verifying the legality of all aspects of their attendance at the event and their participation in the activities offered as part of the program. Please consult with your professional adviser or ethics officers as necessary.