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Welcome by David Hopkins Mayor of Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

Introduction by Michelle Provoost, director of INTI

Updating the Welfare State Cities
The morning session will look at the welfare state cities and how they are trying to adapt to migrations. With the aim to understand and analyze ’New Towns as Cities of Comings and Goings’, this session will reflect on their identity, culture and diversity as places where people have migrated to and from.

Gellerup, Aarhus (DK) - create an inclusive environment through physical radical changes by Per Frølund, Program manager at the Municipality of Aarhus, Denmark

Vantaa (Finland) - A resilient approach to prevent segregation by Tarja Laine - Head of Urban Planning, Municipality of Vantaa, FI

Thamesmead (London, UK) - culture-led urban regeneration with John Lewis, Executive Director Thamesmead (Peabody Group)

Panel discussion with Per Frølund, Shane Downer, Tarja Laine and John Lewis. Moderation by Kieran Long (Director of ArkDes, Sweden’s national centre for architecture and design).

Architecture and Design solutions for the Arrival City

Projects and housing solutions around Europe, introduction by Michelle Provoost

case 1: Amsterdam - Startblok Riekerhaven - New housing solutions to tackle emerging housing challenges by Rienk Postuma Project Manager Woonstichting de Key, and Bart van den Bergh, Project coordinator at Startblok Riekerhaven, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

case 2: London "The Bike Project" - the city as emancipation machine by David Janner-Klausner, founder of "The Bike Project", local development, urbanism and sustainability expert

case 3: London "The Coal Line Project" - A community-led initiative that is more than reconnecting Peckham’s neighbourhoods in physical and spatial terms. The case is presented by Nick Woodford, investigator at "The Coal Line Project" & spatial practitioner

Panel discussion with Rienk Postuma, Bart van den Bergh, Nick Woodford and David Janner-Klausner. Moderation by Kieran Long.

New Emerging Themes
This session will look at what futures can we think of for our New Towns with the perspective of migration as a permanent phenomenon and how can New Towns better respond to these developments.

A comparison between migrant middle classes in Amsterdam Nieuw-West and Almere by Ivan Nio, urban sociologist, NIO Urban Research & Consultancy, The Netherlands

Shenzhen (China): Upgrading of migrant population by Tat Lam, Director Shanzhai City, Shenzhen, China

Prato (Italy): Conflicts and diversity, how to turn them into an opportunity by Valerio Barberis, Alderman Spatial Planning, municipality of Prato, Italy

Panel discussion with Michael Keith, Ivan Nio, Tat Lam, Valerio Barberis and Katy Bennett. Moderation by Kieran Long.

Conclusions by Kieran Long.

Closing talk by Michelle Provoost.

INTD 2017
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   Welcome Soirée 27 June
   Program conference 28 June
   MKTour & Reception June 29
   AoU Symposium June 30
   London Tour 1st July
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