GLOBAL AGENDA

Congress program - Thematic Sessions

Affordable Housing and Sustainable Living

Tuesday, 14
16:20 - 17:20
Gran Via, Hall 2, Congress Area - Room 4

Housing affordability has turned into the topic du jour in media as prices have shot up dramatically in many places while gentrification -which occurs when wealthier people arrive in an existing neighborhood and causes changes in the community-, alters the face of cities. What measures urban leaders need to take to promote sustainable living and preserve diversity, a characteristic that make cities so dynamic and desirable in the first place?

Keywords: housing; green district; gentrification, neighbourhood; urban design

Keywords:

  • Sustainability

Participants:

Moderator

Bessy Kong

Washington DC United States of America

Former Deputy Assistant Secretary, Housing and Urban Development

Wilson Center

Speaker

Alejandro Lopez-Lamia

Washington DC United States of America

Especialista Líder

‎Inter-American Development Bank

Speaker

Bojan Schnabl

Vienna Austria

Taskleader Communication Smarter Together

City of Vienna

Speaker

Pascual Berrone

Madrid Spain

Academic co-director of the IESE Cities in Motion Strategies platform, Professor of Strategic Management

IESE Business School

Speaker

Maria Sisternas Tusell

Barcelona Spain

Co-founder and CEO

MEDIAURBAN

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