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World Urban Forum 6 - 1st Panel of Dialogue 1: The shape of cities
4 Sep 2012 -  This dialogue will explore the specific role of effective urban planning, institutions and regulations in enhancing the prosperity of cities.
In so doing it will examine how a new approach to urban planning can create the necessary conditions for the future cities to prosper.
The dialogue envisages strategic partnerships with several organizations including United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG);
Urban Planners Associations; Siemens; the Centre for Liveable Cities, Singapore and CISCO.
Representatives from the Italian local partner: Francesco Profumo, Minister of Education, University and Research; Federico Oliva, President of INU Italy (tbc); Luigi Nicolais, President of CNR (tbc).
Moderator: Ismael Fernández Mejia President ISOCARP, Mexico
Dr. Shipra Narang Suri E-dialogue Moderator, India
Shlomo Angel Adjunct Professor, NYU and Princeton University, USA
Khoo Teng Chye Executive Director, Centre for Liveable Cities, Singapore
Samuel Okello Mayor of Kisumu, Kenya
Dr. Shi Nan Secretary General, Urban Planning Society of China, China
Jeff Risom Associate, Head of Ghel Institute, Denmark
Jean-Marc Michel, Director General for Planning, Housing and Nature, France
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