Sustainable urban innovation in Japan and Germany

© Christian Buck

On Wednesday, October 13, 2021, the mayor of Heidelberg city, Prof. Würzner will elaborate in an input lecture on examples of innovative projects in Heidelberg and discuss with researchers in related fields from Japan and Germany about aspects of innovation, sustainability and the demand of a changing society towards urban spaces.

Date: Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Time: 18:00–19:00 (JST) / 11:00-12:00 (CEST)

Language: Japanese and English (with simultaneous interpretation)

Event Information

October 13, 2021, 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Organizer(s): Heidelberg University Office, Kyoto (HUOK) / Co-Organiser: German Centre for Research and Innovation Tokyo (DWIH Tokyo) / Support: Heidelberg city


Input lecture: Heidelberg: Sustainable city of the future
Prof. Dr. Eckart Würzner
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Comments and discussion on the central question:
What urban spaces do changing societies and working structures require?

Prof. Yukiko Uchida (Kyoto University)
Central research topics: happiness and urban quality of life among others
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Philipp Schulz (Urban Office of Heidelberg University)
Central research topics:: Sharing Economy, aspects of digitization and climate action
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Prof. em. Waro Kishi (Architect/Kyoto University of The Arts; em. Kyoto Institute of Technology and Kyoto University)
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