Hero Image
15 November 2021 - 17 November 2021
Brussels, Belgium
LIFE in the New European Bauhaus

15 November 2021 - Day 1

Changing the mindset and providing incentives for behavioural change – at all levels of society

Opening and Introduction

Session 1 Engagement of citizens in the process of co-creating the vision for the sustainable cities of tomorrow

  • Giovanni Ferrero - Architect, CO-CITY (UIA) Project manager at City of Torino (Presentation)
  • Kinga Kovacs - Project management and Overall coordination at Energy Cities at Energy Cities (Presentation)
  • Antoine Le Bos - Founder and CEO at Le Groupe Ouest (Presentation)
  • Eamon O'Hara - Executive Director at ECOLISE (Presentation)
  • Kyriakos Parpounas - Managing Directror at Parpounas Sustainability Consultants
  • Maya Vetri - Project manager at Casetta Rossa (Presentation)
  • Stanislas d'Herbemont - Development Manager at REScoop.eu (Presentation)
  • Eleonora de Sabata - MedSharks President / coordinator Clean Sea LIFE project at MedSharks - beneficiary of Clean Sea LIFE

Session 2 Incentivising behavioural change towards more sustainable practices

  • Luisa Crisigiovanni - Secretary General Altroconsumo - Euroconsumers Fundraising Program manager at Altroconsumo (Presentation)
  • Simona D'Oca - H2020 Project Coordinator at Huygen Engineers and Consultants (Presentation)
  • Zuzana Hudekova - Environmental expert at Bratislava Municipality Karlova Ves
  • Celina Kacperski - Post-doctoral researcher at University Mannheim (Presentation)
  • Christian Klöckner - Professor in environmental psychology at Norwegian University Of Science And Technology (Presentation)
  • Joanna Romanowicz - Director of Engagement at Students Organising for Sustainability UK (Presentation)
  • Michael Schembri - Energy and Water Agency (Presentation)
  • Michael Scoullos - Chairperson at Mediterranean Information Office for Environment, Culture and Sustainable Development (MIO-ECSDE)

        Session 3 Monitoring and measuring behavioural change

        • Laura Bouwman - Assistant professor at Wageningen University - Health and Society Group
        • Ernesto Faubel-Cubells - Smart City Project Coordinator at Municipality of Valencia (Presentation)
        • Corinne Faure - Professor of Marketing at Grenoble Ecole de Management (Presentation)
        • Zissis Samaras - Professor at Aristotle University, Lab of Applied Thermodynamics (Presentation)
        • Johan Sandström - Head of Sustainable development at City of Umeå (Presentation)
        • Johannes Slacik - Senior Expert/Researcher at Energy Institute at the JKU Linz, Austria (Presentation)
        • Andrä Stigger - Executive Director at Klimabündnis Tirol

        Closing of Day 1: How to implement NEB principles in LIFE projects?


        16 November 2021 - Day 2

        Transforming urban areas - including energy efficiency, the use of sustainable materials in buildings, and promoting sustainable transport 

        Opening and Introduction

        Session 1 Energy performance in buildings

        • Giuliana Bonvicini - Head of Environmental Department at Centro Ceramico (Presentation)
        • Sebastien Delpont - Director EnergieSprong France at GreenFlex / EnergieSprong France (Presentation)
        • Eddy De Ruwe - Project Coordinator at LIFE IP BE REEL! - Flemish Energy and Climate Agency (VEKA) (Presentation)
        • Raquel Diez Abarca - Responsible of Projects Area at Green Building Council España (GBCe)  (Presentation)
        • Zita Kakalejcikova - Manager, Residential Energy Programs (CEE/CIS) at Habitat for Humanity International (Presentation)
        • Josefina Lindblom - Policy Officer at DG ENV - European Commission
        • Filipe Neves da Silva - R&D engineer at EDP NEW 
        • Anette Persson - Policy officer at European Commission
        • Eduard Puig MacLean - COO at GNE Finance
        • Marta Maria Sesana - Assistant Professor in Building Engineering Architecture at Assistant Professor in Building Engineering Architecture at University of Brescia (Presentation)

        Session 2 Circular economy

        • Sami Akkach - Architect at Lehm Ton Erde Baukunst GmbH (Presentation)
        • Cris Ballester Perets - General Manager at IBAVI (Presentation)
        • Christina Böckl - Project Coordination & Public Relations at GrAT - Center for Appropriate Technology (Presentation)
        • Jan Debenjak - Project Manager at ZEOS, d.o.o. (Presentation)
        • Christina Marouli - Urban Innovative Actions expert; Professor at Deree - American College of Greece (Presentation)
        • Carles Gabriel Oliver Barceló - Chief Technical Officer (CTO) at Institut Balear de l'Habitatge (IBAVI)
        • Eleonora Paris Mineralogy professor - University of Camerino - Italy at University of Camerino (Presentation)
        • Cristiana Parisi - Associate Professor and PI/Overall Project Coordinator Horizon 2020 project REFLOW at Copenhagen Business School
        • Gonzalo Sanchez - Policy Officer for Circular Economy and Carbon Neutrality in the Building Sector at European Environmental Bureau (Presentation)
        • Borja Izaola - Project Manager at GBCE (Presentation)

        Session 3 Sustainable cities and districts

        • Judith Borsboom-van Beurden - Action Cluster Coordinator at Smart Cities Marketplace/Locality
        • Christina Del Pozo - Architect at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
        • Boris Hinojo - Project Manager at City Council of Lugo (Presentation)
        • Laura Martelloni - Strategic Designer at ANCI Toscana (Presentation)
        • Jose Antonio Mateos - Cooperation and Funds at EMASESA (Presentation)
        • Francesco Molinari - ANCI Toscana at ANCI Toscana (Presentation)
        • Katia Raffaelli - Project Manager at Regione Emilia-Romagna (Presentation)
        • Rudy Rooth - Project manager at Municipality of Amsterdam (Presentation)

        Closing of Day 2: How to implement NEB principles in LIFE / Horizon projects


        17 November 2021 - Day 3

         Promoting nature-based solutions in the fight against climate change

        Opening and Introduction

        Session 1 New European Bauhaus Changemakers

        1. Behavioural Change represented by:

            • Catarina Selada - AYR Sustainability Platform WINNER of the Candidate category in Products and Lifestyles (Portugal)
            • Ludovica Gregori - Social Reconstruction in Post Emergency WINNER of the Rising Stars category in Reinvented Places to meet and Share (Italy)
            • Elisabetta Migoni - Follow the Lighthouse FINALIST in the Rising Stars category in Interdisciplinary Education Models (Italy)

                2. Urban Transformation represented by:

                • Siddartha Rodrigo - Inhabiting Enclosed Landscapes FINALIST in the Rising Stars category in Techniques for Reconstruction (Spain)
                • Andrej Fideršek - Zero Waste House FINALIST in the Rising Stars category in Buildings Renovated in the Spirit of Circularity (Slovenia)
                • Rupert Weinmann - IF FINALIST in the Candidate category in Mobilisation of culture, arts and communities (Poland)

                3. Nature Based Solutions represented by:

                • Sergio Carratala Lamarca - Floating Wild Garden FINALIST in five Candidate categories including Preserved and Transformed Cultural Heritage and WINNER in the category Buildings Renovated in the Spirit of Circularity (Spain)
                • Helena Ortiz - La Fábrica FINALIST in the Rising Stars category Regenerated urban and rural spaces (Spain)

                Session 2 Beautiful, sustainable, and inclusive nature-based solutions to transform Europe into a greener society

                • Andreas Beckmann - Regional CEO at WWF-CEE
                • Ben Delbaere - Technical Monitor at NEEMO
                • Silvia Donato - Project Manager at European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (CINEA)
                • Jose Fermoso Dóminguez - Researcher at CARTIF Technology Center
                • Sandra Naumann - Senior Fellow at Ecologic Institute
                • Salustiano Torre Casado - General Coordinator of the LIFE My Building is Green project at CSIC-Royal Botanical Garden
                • Chantal Van der Linden - Program manager at LIFE IP Deltanature (Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality)
                • Paul Van der Sluys - Senior advisor at Vlaamse Landmaatschappij
                • Tiago Freitas - Policy officer at European Commission

                (Panel's Presentation)

                Session 3 How it all comes together – final discussion featuring projects addressing behavioral change, energy efficiency, principles of circularity and nature-based solutions in their activities

                • Judith Borsboom-van Beurden - Action Cluster Coordinator at Smart Cities Marketplace/Locality
                • Laura Bouwman - Assistant professor at Wageningen University - Health and Society Group
                • Sebastien Delpont - Director EnergieSprong France at GreenFlex / EnergieSprong France
                • Sami Akkach - Architect at Lehm Ton Erde Baukunst GmbH
                • Sandra Naumann - Senior Fellow at Ecologic Institute
                • Gonzalo Sanchez - Policy Officer for Circular Economy and Carbon Neutrality in the Building Sector at European Environmental Bureau

                Closing of the event

                Registration
                Closed since 14 November 2021
                Location
                Venue: Event Lounge - Bd. Général Wahislaan,
                1030 Brussels, Belgium
                Organised by
                Participants
                Argentina 1
                Aruba 1
                Australia 1
                Austria 17
                Belarus 1
                Belgium 165
                Brazil 1
                Bulgaria 7
                China 1
                Colombia 1
                Croatia 6
                Cyprus 1
                Czech Republic 3
                Denmark 11
                Egypt 3
                Estonia 5
                Finland 8
                France 20
                Germany 55
                Greece 60
                Guatemala 1
                Hungary 3
                Ireland 12
                Israel 1
                Italy 95
                Jordan 1
                Latvia 10
                Lebanon 1
                Lithuania 7
                Luxembourg 1
                Malta 5
                Moldova, Republic Of 1
                Netherlands 30
                Norway 7
                Poland 9
                Portugal 58
                Romania 10
                Serbia 2
                Slovakia 7
                Slovenia 4
                Spain 91
                Sweden 10
                Switzerland 3
                Turkey 5
                Ukraine 2
                United Kingdom 12
                Total 756
                Participants
                Business community 10
                Consultancy 90
                Embassy/ Permanent representation 3
                European institution 67
                Large company 12
                Local authority/ administration 60
                Ministry/Central administration 47
                NGO (European or international level) 45
                NGO (national level) 37
                Not employed (incl. retired) 3
                Press 4
                Professional body (business assoc., trade union) 9
                Regional authority/administration 46
                Self employed 13
                Small or Medium-size company 53
                Student 35
                Third sector body (social enterprise) 13
                University/Research Center/Think Tank 162
                Other 47
                Total 756
                Profile views
                Before event 2479
                After event 255
                Total 2734