Urban Future on 21-23 June 2023 in Stuttgart, Germany. Once again, the entire CityChanger community will be collaborating in curating inspiring sessions, eye-opening workshops, exciting field trips, side events, and much more. Get ready for 3 change-making days in June 2023. Find more event information here.
EU Mobility Week, 16-22 September 2023. EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK is the European Commission’s flagship awareness-raising campaign on sustainable urban mobility. It promotes behavioural change in favour of active mobility, public transport, and other clean, intelligent transport solutions. The main event takes place from 16-22 September each year, culminating in the popular Car-Free Day. Local authorities are encouraged to use the main week to try out innovative planning measures, promote new infrastructure and technologies, measure air quality, and get feedback from the public. With more towns and cities joining every year, and with its huge media appeal, the campaign is widely recognised as a [...]
Urban Digital Innovation Executive Leadership Programme will take place on 20-22 September 2023, Rotterdam. This unique programme prepares both public & private organizations in cities for developing successful digital innovation initiatives to realize their ambitions towards the European Green Deal and supports in achieving the SDGs, as identified by the UN. Key objective Understand and apply critical building blocks of a comprehensive digitalisation strategy that include: agile governance, ethics, trust building, digital fundamentals, and inclusive design approaches. More information and registration available, here.
The 3ème édition : Villes Durables en actions - Régénération : (p)réparer les territoires pour affronter les défis de l’Anthropocène will be held on 25-26 September 2023 in Marseille, France at the Alcazar library in Marseille and online. These meetings will mark an important evolution of the framework for analysing ecological transformation. The ambition goes even further with the transition from sustainable to regenerative, a global circular logic, a symbiosis with living things, is proposed. Regenerative territories: regenerate it, repair it, prepare it to face new challenges. More information and registration is available here.
Town Anywhere is an inspiring 1-day workshop process that supports participants to develop their imagination, collaboration and co-creation capacities, held on 26th September in Strasbourg. The event is a hands-on creative visioning process that brings potential community futures to life through time travel, visioning, conceptual placemaking and co-creation. Town Anywhere has been developed by a team of UK-based artists, supported by Transition Network. It has been experienced by changemakers and communities across the UK over the last ten years. This September, the live Town Anywhere experience comes to central Europe for the first time! Join us for this unique participatory experience, [...]
Urban Mobility Days, 4-6 October 2023, Seville, Spain. Urban Mobility Days 2023 provides the ideal opportunity to network, debate key issues, and exchange ideas on emerging transport trends and technologies, the latest developments in sustainable urban mobility planning, and solutions to make mobility in cities and towns more sustainable. More information and registration available, here.
European Week of Regions and Cities (EWRC) returns on 9th - 12th October 2023 in Brussels. This year the 21st edition of the EURegionsWeek will welcome an increased number of participants from 9 – 12 October 2023 to onsite sessions and exhibition spaces in Brussels. If you wish to apply as event partner, register here for the kick-off meeting on 13 February Find more event information here.
‘Cities ahead of the curve: local solutions driving innovation’ is the first Urban Transitions Mission annual global innovation gathering. The event will be held within the framework of the UNFCCC Middle East and North Africa Climate Week (MENACW) on 10th October, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. This one-day event aims to inspire the UTM community to implement innovative approaches in technology, resilience, governance, finance and society in an integrated, accessible and holistic manner. It offers an opportunity for UTM cities to come together, network and meet with a community already committed to a net-zero global transition, and galvanise cooperation with national level, the climate finance [...]
All those seeking to shape a climate-resilient future for our cities and regions are cordially invited to attend the 2023 European Urban Resilience Forum (EURESFO) happening in Cascais, Portugal on 18-20 October 2023! Find more event information and registration, here.
SmartCity Expo and Tomorrow.Mobility World Congress will be held on 7th - 9th November 2023 in Barcelona and online. Smart City Expo World Congress gathers leaders from the most innovative companies, governments and organisations to move cities towards a better future. Composed of the Tomorrow.Mobility digital platform and an annual event, Tomorrow.Mobility World Congress (TMWC), this is an online and offline hub of news, knowledge and inspiration on sustainable urban mobility. TMWC is held within the framework of Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) and returns to Barcelona in November. Find more event information here.
Reshaping policy, unleashing talents, shifting minds for the Green Transition: a EUI capacity-building event for European cities will be held on 8-9th November, 09:00-17:00 CET in Lille, France. This event is tailor-made for urban authorities striving to lead the green transition. Drawing from the invaluable insights of the UIA study on Just Urban Transitions and the URBACT programme, the event is designed to meet the needs of our urban community. NetZeroCities will be present at the event, participating in sessions. Take a look at the agenda, here. Join this EU-wide event, where we're expecting up to 100 participants. We especially welcome [...]
Hosted and organised by Capital, the forthcoming third edition of Net Zero Economy Forum, will bring together company leaders, policymakers, entrepreneurs and financial sector representatives to dive deep into the net-zero strategies and discuss the path of accelerating and expanding the transition. The one-day conference will be held onsite and online with keynote talks, discussions and practical sessions. It will serve as a networking platform and a ground for establishing successful partnership initiatives. WHEN 22 - 23 November 2023 TOPICS Policy Framework Water scarcity in line with climate change: Addressing the pressing challenge Securing the key raw materials for net-zero transition [...]