METREX Lisbon e.Conference + Lyon pre-Event

1-3 July 2020 , Online

METREX and our conference host Área Metropolitana de Lisboa (AML) are pleased to announce that the Lisbon Conference is back on, and will take place online. The virtual conference is a first for METREX and will include a slightly adapted version of the programme previously planned for the Lisbon Conference.

Territorial Sustainable Development
New Metropolitan Solutions for a Better Europe

Wednesday 1 July
10:00-17:15 CEST

Join us on Wednesday 1 July to learn how Lisbon Metropolitan Region is approaching two topics that are dominating the agendas of all regions: Climate Change Adaption and Transport and Mobility.

Pre-Event for the Lyon Conference and beyond

Friday 3 July
09:30-12:00 CEST

METREX Members and guests are invited to join us on the morning of Friday 3 July for a special morning event to help develop the narrative for the next series of METREX Conferences the against the wider social, economic and political context of Europe.

Day 1 Wednesday 1 July Territorial Sustainable Development New Metropolitan Solutions for a Better Europe
Venue Online

09:55 CEST
Open Virtual Venue

10:00 CEST
Opening of the Conference
Dr. Nicola Schelling, President of METREX

Dr. Fernando Medina, President of the Lisbon Metropolitan Area and Mayor of Lisbon

10:15 CEST
Cultural Event
Orquestra Geração / Generation Orchestra

10:30 CEST
Climate Adaptation in Metropolitan Context
Lisbon Metropolitan Area approach

Moderator: Filipe Ferreira (LMA)

LMA Climate Change Adaptation Plan
Sérgio Barroso, Cedru-Pmaac Technical Coordinator

LMA Multilevel Approach to Climate Adaptation
Frederico Metelo, Territory Department, LMA

Lisbon 2020 Green Capital
Duarte Mata, Adviser, Chief Coordinate at Environment, Green Structure, Climate and Energy, Councilman´s Office, Lisbon Municipality

Questions and Answers

11:15 CEST
Pause

11:30 CEST
Climate Adaptation: European Approaches
Moderator: Henk Bouwman, Secretary General, METREX

Climate Adaptation and Urban Planning – Stuttgart Region
Silvia Weidebacher, Senior Landscape Planner, Verband Region Stuttgart

Climate Adaptation and Policy Implementation – Helsinki Region
Maaria Parry, Head of the Climate Change Unit, Helsinki Region Environmental Services Authority HSY

Climate adaptation and Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) – Basque Country
Ignacio de la Puerta, Director of Land Planning, Urban Planning and Urban Regeneration, Basque Government

Questions and Answers

12:30 CEST
Pause for Lunch

14:00 CEST
Metropolitan Mobility
Lisbon Metropolitan Area approach

Moderator: Joseph Azevedo, LMA

LMA as Metropolitan Transports Authority
Sérgio Pinheiro, Director of the Department of Management and Planning of Transport and Mobility Systems, LMA

LMA Pricing Policies In Promoting Public Transports
Catarina Marcelino, Head of the Department of Management and Planning of Transport and Mobility Systems, LMA

Questions and Answers

14:45 CEST
Pause

15:00 CEST
Metropolitan Mobility: European approaches
Moderator: Henk Bouwman, Secretary General, METREX

The Role of Transport Authorities – Transport for West Midlands
Sandeep Shingadia, Director of Development and Delivery, Transport for West Midlands

New Technologies in Urban Mobility – Área Metropolitana do Porto
Carmo Tovar, Senior Management Technician, Área Metropolitana do Porto

Questions and Answers

16:00 CEST
METREX Activities
Moderator: Henk Bouwman, Secretary General, METREX

METREX research portal and State of the art in Metropolitan Areas scientific research

Phd. Paulo Castro Seixas, Professor at the Lisbon University – Social and Political Sciences Faculty

METREX Expert Group Briefing

  • Metropolitan Landscapes
  • From Roads to Streets
  • SURE-Eurodelta

16:45 CEST
Wrap up and looking forward
Moderator: Henk Bowman, Secretary General, METREX

17:00 CEST
Cultural Event

17:15 CEST
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Day 2 Friday 3 July Pre-Event for the Lyon Conference and beyond
Venue Online

09:30 CEST
Open Venue

09:45 CEST
Opening
Dr Nicola Schelling, President of METREX
President of AML

Mr. Carlos Humberto de Carvalho, First Secretary of the Commission Executive of the Metropolitan Area of Lisbon

10:00 CEST
Introduction on the Lyon Conference Themes

Moderator: Henk Bouwman, Secretary General, METREX

Introduction by L’Institut Paris Region
Sébastien Chambe, Directeur Général Adjoint, L’Institut Paris Region
Brief presentations by Thierry Petit and Paul Lecroart, L’Institut Paris region

Introduction by UrbaLyon
Damien Caudron, Directeur Général, UrbaLyon
Brief presentations by Sébastien Rolland and Karen McCormick, UrbaLyon

10:45 CEST
Coffee Break

11:00 CEST
Debate on upcoming activities
  • The METREX Lyon Conference (30 Sep-02 Oct)
  • The METREX Nürnberg Conference (February 2021), Dr. Christa Standecker, Director Nürnberg European Metropolitan Region
  • Nürnberg event at the EU Week of the Regions
  • URP20 Conference

12:00 CEST
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Hosted by Área Metropolitana de Lisboa