Nobel Week Dialogue

Please note that timings are approximate and this programme is subject to change. There will be a mix of speakers participating digitally and physically on stage.

9 December 2021

13:00 - 15:00 CET

13:00 - 15:00

THE STATE OF THINGS NOW
Gautam Bhan, Nicolas Buchoud, Ann Legeby, Karen Seto, Jan Vapaavuori 

WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM ANCIENT CITIES?
Monica Smith

THE IMAGE OF THE CITY
Anna Blennow

13:50

AN SDG PERSPECTIVE ON AFRICAN URBANISATION
Edgar Pieterse

THE RISE OF THE AFRICAN CITY
Edgar Pieterse, Susan Parnell

SHAPING THE CITY OF THE FUTURE: COMMUNITY ASSEMBLIES
Daniel Urquijo

SHAPING THE CITY OF THE FUTURE: CITIZEN PARTICIPATION
Sanna Ghotbi

DEMOCRACY AND THE CITY
Sanna Ghotbi, Lisa Mastiaux, Paul Romer, Kevin Casas

14:30

WHEN SCIENTISTS TALK TO POLICY MAKERS
Interview with chemistry laureate Frances Arnold

WORKING WITH GOVERNMENT
Jan Vapaavuori,  Nicolas Buchoud, Kevin Casas, Susan Parnell

PERFORMANCE PIECE
Modise Sekgothe

15:00 - 15:30 BREAK

15:00 - 15:20

Live from the foyer

15:30 - 17:00 CET

15:30 - 17:00

THE IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE
Interview with physics laureate Brian Schmidt

FROM EXTRACTING TO INTERSECTING: A POST COVID-19 VALUE PROPOSAL
Nicolas Buchoud

TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE URBANISATION
Nicolas Buchoud, Serge Haroche, Karen Seto, Monica Smith

THE ROLE OF PUBLIC SPACES
Anna Blennow, Ann Legeby, Limin Hee

BUILD BACK FAIRER
Michael Marmot

TACKLING INEQUALITIES
Ann Legeby, Michael Marmot, Edward Glaeser, Gautam Bhan

16:40

PERFORMANCE PIECE
Linn Björnsdotter

ON CREATIVITY
Interview with physics laureate Serge Haroche

THE SENSEABLE CITY
Carlo Ratti

SMART CITIES
Jan Vapaavuori, Monica Smith, Serge Haroche, Carlo Ratti, Edward Glaeser, Paul Romer

 

Performance piece credits:

Secrets of Cities visual projections by:
Matías Ruiz-Tagle, Jotam Schoeman

Secrets of Cities Poetry and Performance by:
Modise Sekgothe, Linn Björnsdotter

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