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Workshop "Hacking of the French Mobility Draft Law"

La Fabrique de la Cité convened a workshop “Hacking of the French Mobility Draft Law” on 21 November in Paris. The aim of this one-day event is to focus on the issue of mobility on medium distances, often overlooked in mobility policy, by bringing together the proposals of a wide range of experts in mobility and cities: public officials, large companies, innovative entrepreneurs.

Beyond Borders and Boundaries

The 2017 edition the International Seminar of La Fabrique de la Cité was held from 5-7 July in Lyon. Experts, elected representatives with different profiles were brought together to reflect on the new challenges posed by metropolisation. Lyon, European metropolis and hub of innovation, has managed to develop beyond borders and boundaries that constrained its development. Discover all the proposals for a fluid, sustainable and inclusive metropolitan construction.

Public spaces, sport and social inclusion - Design thinking workshop

How public space could improve the health of urban dwellers and promote social inclusion through the practice of sport or physical activity? This design thinking workshop brought new ideas for temporary use of public spaces, usage of its existing potential, new public space design and the place of new technologies, all in order to promote physical activity and sport.

2017

  • Workshop "Hacking of the French Mobility Draft Law"

    Series of conferences - 21 November 2017, Paris, France

    What solutions for mobilities over intermediate distances?

    La Fabrique de la Cité convened a workshop “Hacking of the French Mobility Draft Law” on 21 November in Paris. The aim of this one-day event is to focus on the issue of mobility on medium distances, often overlooked in mobility policy, by bringing together the proposals of a wide range of experts in mobility and cities: public officials, large companies, innovative entrepreneurs.

  • Beyond Borders and Boundaries

    International seminar - from 05 July to 7 July 2017, Lyon, France

    International Seminar Lyon

    The 2017 edition the International Seminar of La Fabrique de la Cité was held from 5-7 July in Lyon. Experts, elected representatives with different profiles were brought together to reflect on the new challenges posed by metropolisation. Lyon, European metropolis and hub of innovation, has managed to develop beyond borders and boundaries that constrained its development. Discover all the proposals for a fluid, sustainable and inclusive metropolitan construction.

  • Public spaces, sport and social inclusion - Design thinking workshop

    Series of conferences - 17 March 2017, Art studio Le 6b - Saint-Denis

    The Future of Public Spaces

    How public space could improve the health of urban dwellers and promote social inclusion through the practice of sport or physical activity? This design thinking workshop brought new ideas for temporary use of public spaces, usage of its existing potential, new public space design and the place of new technologies, all in order to promote physical activity and sport.

2016

  • Urban data and mobility: towards a user-centric mobility

    Regional seminar - 14 December 2016, Eurometropole of Strasbourg

    Which are the impacts of NICT and data on the city?

    Cities have progressively seized data produced on their territory, quickly identified as a new tool for observation and understanding of urban space as well as a lever for optimization and innovation for local authorities and their partners.# The mobility of people and goods, a strategic subject for city stakeholders, is an area conducive to initiatives taking advantage of data.# How can this new mobility make it possible to take renewed account of expectations and customs of urban dwellers? What are the future challenges related to the exploitation of urban data in the field of mobility (security, confidentiality, sharing)?

  • Feeding & Fueling the City - Three scenarios to reinvent urban logistics

    Series of conferences - 03 October 2016, Grand Train - Paris

    Feeding and Fueling the City

    Over the past years, urban logistics has gradually ceased to be a blind spot in urban planning and policy. Its effects – including congestion, greenhouse gas emissions, and dust emissions – are incompatible with cities’ aspirations with regard to environmental protection and efforts against climate change. City dwellers require both a high-quality living environment and wide consumer choice; in other words, they want ready access to products from around the world without compromising their quality of life. So cities must take ownership of urban logistics. But how? For the final workshop of the "Feeding & Fueling the City" research program, La Fabrique de la Cité has presented its three prospective and innovative scenarios for a new urban logistics.

  • New urban trends

    International seminar - from 06 June to 8 June 2016, Boston

    International seminar Boston

    The international seminar of La Fabrique de la Cité will be held in Boston. Its main focus will be on "mobility hubs". How is Boston driving its urban development? The different programs launched by the city such as "Boston living with water" and "Imagine Boston 2030" program, the planning of South Boston, the programs of the "i-team", will be explored during this seminar. We will benefit also from the insights of several academics on the weak signals that are showing the leverages of urban transformation.

  • Feeding & Fueling the City workshop

    Series of conferences - 12 April 2016, Etablissement Public d'Aménagement Plaine de France

    Feeding and Fueling the City

    In a world permeated by e trade, logistical challenges are more and more central. Besides the massification and dilution of flows in cities already saturated, freight faces the challenges of ecological transition. How to optimise mobility, integrate it and be more green-oriented ? § Available in French only

  • Nancy, Amsterdam, Helsinki : How to optimize city with data?

    Regional seminar - 29 January 2016, Nancy, France

    Which are the impacts of NICT and data on the city?

    Open data policy have spread to many American and European cities. How this movement catalyzes the change of metropolis to more connected cities, more in adequation with Millenials’ expects?

2015

  • How can we make cities incubators for health?

    Regional seminar - 14 October 2015, Numa, Paris

    How can we make cities incubators for health?

    Fingers are often pointed at cities as a source of negative impact on health. And yet, by virtue of their morphology, the range of services they offer and the support they give to the positive practical contributions made by citizens, cities could become centres of positive health and thus contribute to improved wellbeing for their residents.

  • Understanding behavioural changes to keep transforming cities

    International seminar - from 01 July to 3 July 2015, Berlin

    Understanding behavioural changes to keep transforming cities

    La Fabrique de la Cité’s International seminar is held this year in Berlin, Germany.Researchers, architects, public and private sector decision-makers, urbanists and city players will come together to take stock of various initiatives that have been delivered in Berlin, as well as other European and American cities, to transform the city as closely as possible in line with inhabitant expectations.

  • Data-Driven Cities, Zoom on Chief Data Officers - Towards data-driven cities?

    Regional seminar - 23 March 2015, Paris

    Which are the impacts of NICT and data on the city?

    Data can help cities make crucial improvements in any field. We need to take advantage of the experiments that are being carried out in the world to better understand how to build data-driven governments. This is what La Fabrique de la Cité aims at doing by gathering players of the field around practical projects during this meeting.

  • How to improve mobility in peri-urban areas?

    Series of conferences - 14 January 2015, Paris

    Second phase of of the discussion series launched by La Fabrique de la Cité on peri-urban mobility. How to improve daily mobility in peri-urban areas? La Fabrique de la Cité's Carbon 4 case study evaluates the environmental and economic relevancy of three different solutions: express buses, car-pooling and demand responsive transport. This breakfast meeting was also an opportunity to highlight Transport for London's sustainable transport innovations.

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