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Session 14: Concluding session (3 Dec 2020)

Session outline:

  • Reflections on the future of cities and the future of urban modelling: Michael Batty (University College, London), Michael Wegener (Spiekermann and Wegener Urban and Regional Research), Marcial Echenique (University of Cambridge) – this part of the session will be broadcast live
  • The live broadcast and recording will then cease at this point to enable plenary discussion
  • Quick fire responses to the talks - all delegates in Zoom meeting
  • Round table for general discussion on future directions of the AUM symposium
  • Summary of the series 

Session Chair: Marcial Echenique (University of Cambridge)

Session Host: Ying Jin (University of Cambridge)

Bios of keynote speakers and chair:

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Michael Batty

is Chairman of the Management Board of the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA) and Bartlett Professor of Planning (Emeritus) at University College London. 

https://www.ucl.ac.uk/bartlett/casa/prof-michael-batty

 

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Marcial Echenique

is Professorial Fellow of Churchill College and Emeritus Professor of Land Use and Transport Studies at the University of Cambridge. 

https://www.arct.cam.ac.uk/people/me15@cam.ac.uk

 

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Michael Wegener

is a Partner at Spiekermann & Wegener Urban and Regional Research. 

http://www.spiekermann-wegener.de/per/scv2_e.htm