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The UIA at COP26

The UIA at COP26

The UIA is participating in the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow on 31 October – 12 November 2021. Represented by Immediate Past President Thomas Vonier as well as Region I Vice-President Natalie Mossin and Region IV Vice-President Ishtiaque Zahir Titas.

Around 15 speakers and panelists are attending the UIA program in COP26, physically and virtually. The UIA has also partnered with INBAR, China Corporate pavilion, the Nordic section and the World Urban Campaign (WUC). 

The key events are: 

·       Can cities save the planet?

When: Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 10:00 -10:45 (UK) 

Where: Nordic Pavilion @ HALL 4, Blue zone (in-person Session)

With: Thomas Vonier and Ishtiaque Zahir Titas



·       Bamboo, a very Sustainable Construction Material

 

When: Thursday, November 4, 2021 at 13:00 -15:15 (UK) 09:00 -11:15 ( Beijing)

Where: Online 

With: Zhang Li, Ishtiaque Zahir Titas, Jakob Brandtberg Knudsen



·       Built Environment Professionals Towards the Bio Based design implementation process

When: Friday, November 5, 2021 at 15:00-16:15 (UK) 

Where: Multimedia Studio 3 - Glen Affric (online) 

With: Ishtiaque Zahir Titas (UIA) and Trinh Thang Long (INBAR) at Moderators

Keynote remarks:

-      José Luis Cortés, UIA President and Lu Wenming, INBAR Deputy DG

-      H.E. Mme. Siti Nurbaya Bakar (Minister of Environment and Forestry of Indonesia) 

Speakers: (UIA)

-      Saif Ul Haque (Bangladesh) 

-      Mette Ramsgaard Thomsen (Denmark)

-      Andrew Brose (South Africa)

Speakers: (INBAR)

-     Johnson Zhang (UK) 

-      Edwin Zea Escamilla (Switzerland) 

-      David Trujillo (Colombia) 

Q&A Round: Natalie Mossin (UIA) 



·       Transforming Action to Practice - Sustainable built environment and Climate solutions

When: Monday, November 8, 2021 at 16:00 – 18:00 (UK) 

Where: CHINA Corporate Pavilion @ HALL 4 , Blue zone ( Hybrid Session)

With: José Luis Cortés, UIA president and Christine Auclair, Head, Advocacy and Campaigns Unit, UN Habitat.  (Welcoming remarks)



 Panelists:

-      Natalie Mossin, Head of the Architecture and Technology Institute at the Royal Danish Academy, Copenhagen, Vice-President, UIA Region I

-      Susan Roaf, Emeritus Professor of Architectural Engineering PCG2 Research and Academy, WUC

-      Thomas Vonier, Architect, Immediate Past president, UIA

-      Chris Elisara, Director Creation Care Taskforce, World Evangelical Alliance, Co-Chair

-      Ishtiaque Zahir, Vice-President, UIA Region IV

-      TIA Kansara, CEO of Replenish Earth Ltd., Honorary fellow RIBA, co-founder, Kansara Hackney Ltd.

 

Register in advance for this webinar here

 

 

 

 

 

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The UIA is participating in the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow on 31 October – 12 November 2021. Represented by Immediate Past President Thomas Vonier as well as Region I Vice-President Natalie Mossin and Region IV Vice-President Ishtiaque Zahir Titas.

Around 15 speakers and panelists are attending the UIA program in COP26, physically and virtually. The UIA has also partnered with INBAR, China Corporate pavilion, the Nordic section and the World Urban Campaign (WUC). 

The key events are: 

·       Can cities save the planet?

When: Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 10:00 -10:45 (UK) 

Where: Nordic Pavilion @ HALL 4, Blue zone (in-person Session)

With: Thomas Vonier and Ishtiaque Zahir Titas



·       Bamboo, a very Sustainable Construction Material

 

When: Thursday, November 4, 2021 at 13:00 -15:15 (UK) 09:00 -11:15 ( Beijing)

Where: Online 

With: Zhang Li, Ishtiaque Zahir Titas, Jakob Brandtberg Knudsen



·       Built Environment Professionals Towards the Bio Based design implementation process

When: Friday, November 5, 2021 at 15:00-16:15 (UK) 

Where: Multimedia Studio 3 - Glen Affric (online) 

With: Ishtiaque Zahir Titas (UIA) and Trinh Thang Long (INBAR) at Moderators

Keynote remarks:

-      José Luis Cortés, UIA President and Lu Wenming, INBAR Deputy DG

-      H.E. Mme. Siti Nurbaya Bakar (Minister of Environment and Forestry of Indonesia) 

Speakers: (UIA)

-      Saif Ul Haque (Bangladesh) 

-      Mette Ramsgaard Thomsen (Denmark)

-      Andrew Brose (South Africa)

Speakers: (INBAR)

-     Johnson Zhang (UK) 

-      Edwin Zea Escamilla (Switzerland) 

-      David Trujillo (Colombia) 

Q&A Round: Natalie Mossin (UIA) 



·       Transforming Action to Practice - Sustainable built environment and Climate solutions

When: Monday, November 8, 2021 at 16:00 – 18:00 (UK) 

Where: CHINA Corporate Pavilion @ HALL 4 , Blue zone ( Hybrid Session)

With: José Luis Cortés, UIA president and Christine Auclair, Head, Advocacy and Campaigns Unit, UN Habitat.  (Welcoming remarks)



 Panelists:

-      Natalie Mossin, Head of the Architecture and Technology Institute at the Royal Danish Academy, Copenhagen, Vice-President, UIA Region I

-      Susan Roaf, Emeritus Professor of Architectural Engineering PCG2 Research and Academy, WUC

-      Thomas Vonier, Architect, Immediate Past president, UIA

-      Chris Elisara, Director Creation Care Taskforce, World Evangelical Alliance, Co-Chair

-      Ishtiaque Zahir, Vice-President, UIA Region IV

-      TIA Kansara, CEO of Replenish Earth Ltd., Honorary fellow RIBA, co-founder, Kansara Hackney Ltd.

 

Register in advance for this webinar here

 

 

 

 

 

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