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Friday 5 February 2016

09:30 – 10:00:  Registration (tea and coffee available)

10:00 – 10:10:  Welcome (Robert Cowley)

10:10 – 11:00: Keynote 1  

Filip De Boeck (KU Leuven) Of Mountains and Holes. How to map the rhythms of urban life in Congo’s cities? 

Chair: Lindsay Bremner

11:00 – 12:30: Panel A – Embracing Uncertainty

Michele Manzella (University of Ferrara) Constructing uncertainty: Use of data for the design of disaster-resilient cities

Tudor Vilcan (University of Southampton) Sustainable futures? Resilience building processes and the challenges of the urban setting

Daniel Fernández Pascual (Goldsmiths, University of London) Ambiguous Lands, Profitable Margins: The Invention of the Coast

Tania Katzschner (University of Cape Town) Uncertainty as Chance – Weaving our Futures from the Fabric of Reality: Rethinking Urban Conservation in Cape Town

Chair: Elisabetta Brighi

12:30 – 13:20: Keynote 2

Nathaniel Tkacz (University of Warwick) Dashboards, Design Principles, and Data Signals, Or, How To See Like a Data-Driven State

Chair: Tudor Vilcan

13:20 – 14:15: Lunch break

14:15 – 15:45: Panel B – Algorithmic Governance

Adam Greenfield (Urbanscale) Empire of the Sum: Hegemony and resistance

David Chandler (University of Westminster) Algorithmic governance: the government of things rather than people?

Chair: Simon Joss

15:45-16:00: Tea and coffee

16:00 – 17:15: Panel C – New Topologies of ‘Planning’ 

Philipp Rode (LSE Cities) Strategic Planning and Policy Integration: Governance hierarchies and networks in London and Berlin

Owen White (Collingwood Environmental Planning) Understanding the implications of global megatrends at the EU and national scale: methodological reflections and lessons for policy

Johan Wojtjer (University of Westminster) Place-based planning for water and infrastructure

Chair: Isis Nunez Ferrera

17:15 – 18:15: Keynote 3

Erik Swyngedouw (University of Manchester) Insurgent Cities and the Spectral Return of the Political

Chair: David Chandler

18:15 – 19:15: Wine reception


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