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15.11.2019

THE SECOND DAY OF THE URBAN POLICY CONGRESS HAS COMMENCED

Urban issues discussed in Targi Kielce

The Urban Policy Congress in Targi Kielce
The Urban Policy Congress in Targi Kielce

The second day of the Urban Policy Congress began by presentation of the opportunities and challenges facing Katowice, involved in  World Urban Forum 2022.  The main stage was the arena for the: Secretary of State at the Ministry of Investment and Development, Government Plenipotentiary for the organization of the World Urban Forum in 2022 in Katowice - Grzegorz PudaMayor of the City of Katowice - Marcin KrupaDirector of the Office of the Association of Polish Cities - Andrzej Porawski and Director of the Institute of Urban and Regional Development - Wojciech Jarczewski.

The issues discussed on the second day of the Forum includes  management  and  placemaking,  transport  and  mobility,  space formation, housingenvironment and adaptation to change climate.

The event participants are in for presentations prepared on  urban inspirations    kaleidoscopic sessions. Good practice presented after the sessions encompass:  URBACT  project as a new form of local government management and civic budget after changes.

The  Youth Forum and smart city ideas, presentations i.e. smart cities and solutions for managing the development of the night-activities related economy in the city are a part of the agenda.

The Urban Policy Congress is complemented with such events as:  the City Discussion Cinema  in the Moscow Cinema as well as  the city of Kielce  study visits  organised by the City Hall -  the Kielce Technology Park  and  the Geopark Kielce are on the itinerary.  The accompanying events list includes  Hackathon Idea Kielce- an enterprise directed at programming and digitization enthusiasts, held on 16-17 November at Targi Kielce.

The event is organized by the  Institute of Urban and Regional Development  in conjunction with the  Ministry of Investment and Development.

(MCh)

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