The next webinar of the Hagerbach NXT 50 series will take place on the 21rd April 2021 from 14:00 to 15:15 (CEST) . ITACUS will focus on its work on an urban underground future.
The ITACUS co-chairs Han Admiraal and Antonia Cornaro will be co-hosting this webinar and will be joined by ITACUS Steering Board members. Three professionals will hold a thought-provoking conconversation on the essence of planning underground spaces. Hear from Dr Marilu Melo, a human geographer at the University of New South Wales, Australia, Dr Loretta von der Tann, geo-engineer and currently assigned to NGI (Norwegian Geotechnical Institute), and from Shana Debrock, policy advisor working for the Department of the Environment and Spatial Planning of the Flanders Government, Belgium. In addition, you can hear from the ITACUS lead on urban sustainability, Dr Chrysothemis Paraskevopoulou, a lecturer at the University of Leeds UK on how underground spaces can contribute to sustainable development and help met the global goals set by the United Nations. The ITACUS co-leads for the Young Professional's Think Deep Program (YPTDP) Petr Salak (Dr Sauer & Partners, Israel), and Rosanne Verloop (Amberg Engineering, Switzerland), will give you a unique insight into the program in which ITACUS collaborates with ISOCARP, the International Society of City and Regional Planners. The audience will be invited to participate via polling and Q&A.