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IFHP Summit 2015 outcome
IFHP Summit 2015 outcome
The IFHP Summit 2015 gathered the IFHP community at the BBU HQ in Berlin, kindly hosted by IFHP Council Member Prof. Dr. Klaus-Peter Hillebrand and sponsored by BPD. Attendees were exposed to a variety of topics such as: housing refugees, the appropriate role of technology, and the experiences from this years learnings from local activities unfolded in the IFHP Co Act for Habitat 2015 programme.
In the morning programme the adequate housing of migrants on a permanent basis was discussed; being a challenge in every city across the world. The morning session focused on the current situation in Berlin and concluded with a more broad EU/European discussion.
Available speakers presentations
- Welcome by Prof. Klaus-Peter Hillebrand – Director, BBU Association of Housing Companies in Berlin-Brandenburg
- To ensure adequate housing by Rolf Müller, Director of Group 1, Housing and Property in Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban Affaires and Spatial Development within the Federal Office for Building and Regional Planning
- Housing construction for the growing city of Berlin by Dr. Jochen Lang, Director of department IV - Housing, Housing Construction, Urban Renewal, Social city, Senate Department for Urban Development and Environment
- Practical experiences in housing, re-development and neighbourhood management by Ingo Malter, managing director Stadt und Land (state-controlled housing company in Berlin)
- IFHP learnings from The Housing Refugee Programme throughout the autumn of 2015 by Huibert Haccou, IFHP Council member
- The appropriate role of technology in urban development by Bernd Bienzeisler, Social Scientist and Economist, Fraunhofer Institute
- Unlocking progressive thinking to tackle contemporary housing issues Moderator: Michael Koller, architect and journalist, The Netherlands
- Brazilian Informal Housing Upgrading Lab, Bernardina Borra, Spontaneous City International, The Netherlands, Renee Nycolaas, IFHP Field Office in Porto Alegre, Brazil
- Insights from an exploration on spatial segregation and housing policies in the Nordic countries, Marius Grønning, Director Housing and Planning Association, Norway (BOBY) and IFHP Council Observer
- Indian Urban Lab in Bangalore, Anjali Karol Mohan, Consulting Urban and Regional Planner, Integrated Design (InDe), India
- Youth Engagement Index: The Berlin Case, Karin Bremer, Stiftung SPI, Berlin, Germany and Giulia Maci
- Making Cities Together Lab in Nairobi, Simone Rots, Managing director, International New Town Institute - INTI, The Netherlands and Naomi Hoogervorst, Architect at FREEM open architecture and Placemakers, The Netherlands
- IFHP dialogue: Towards impacts and implementation with Council members Diane Smith, Interim Chief Executive - Town and Country Planning Association & Anne-Marie Chavanon, European Affairs - IAU-idF and Managing director – COFHUAT
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