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Monday, May 11, 2009

09:00-09:55     First plenary session: Opening

09:00-09:10     Opening and Overview on the conference
Frank Moulaert – Social Polis coordinator, K.U. Leuven, Belgium
Facilitator: Andreas Novy – WU Vienna, Austria

09:10-09:40     European Neighbour’s day Award ceremony
Christian Oxonitsch – City Council of Vienna
Atanase Perifan – Founder of European Neighbour’s day

09:40-09:55     Welcome address of the European Commission
Pierre Valette – DG Research, Head of Unit “Economic, Social Science and Humanities Prospective”
Welcome address from the European Commission_Valette

09:55-10:25     Coffee Break

10:25-12:30     Second plenary session

10:25-10:40     Presentation
Conceptual introduction on cities and social cohesion
Andreas Novy – WU Vienna, Austria
Frank Moulaert – Social Polis coordinator, K.U. Leuven, Belgium
Conceptual introduction on cities and social cohesion

10:40-11:00 Presentation
Social Polis: A social platform on cities and social cohesion
Isabel André – CEG-UL, Portugal
Social Polis_Social platform on cities and social cohesion_Isabel André

11:00-11:45     3 statements from inner circle stakeholders of Social Polis
Jens S. Dangschat – TU Vienna, Austria
Statement from IC stakeholder_Jens Dangschat
Gerhard Eitel – Vienna Social Fund/ Eurocities, Austria
Statement from IC stakeholder_Eitel
Pierre Morrissette – RESO, Canada

11:45-12:30     1. Round World Café
What can I contribute to Social Polis?
What do I expect from Social Polis?

12:30-13:30     Lunch

13:30-14:30     Exhibition

13:30-13:45     Opening of the exhibition
13:45-14:30     Visiting the exhibition
Detailed description of the Exhibition

14:30-16:00     First parallel working group session

EF working groups

1. Welfare and social services (EF1)
Alberta Andreotti – UNIMIB, Italy
Donatella Gaetano – Assonidi, Italy
Marianna d’Ovidio – UNIMIB, Italy
Enzo Mingione – UNIMIB, Italy
Emmanuele Polizzi – UNIMIB, Italy
Information on EF 1
EF01 -ppt presentation
EF1 WG Vienna – Report
EF1 – survey paper – draft

2. Housing, neighbourhood and health (EF3)
Stuart Cameron – Global Urban Research Unit, UK
Rose Gilroy – Global Urban Research Unit, UK
Konrad Miciukiewicz – Global Urban Research Unit, UK
Ivan Tosics – Metropolitan Research Institute, Hungary
David Byrne – Durham University, UK
Naison Mutizwa Mangiza – UN Habitat, Kenya
Matthijs Uyterlinde – MOVISIE, The Netherlands
Claire Colomb – University College London, UK
Hubert Krieger – CLIP/Eurofound, Ireland
Information on EF3

EF3 working group_LP presentation
EF03 Hubert Krieger presentation
EF03 – Matthijs Uyterlinde presentation
EF03 – Naison presentation
EF03 Tosics presentation
EF03 – Tosics Comments
EF3 WG Vienna – Report (SHORT)
EF3 – survey paper (draft version – April 09)

3. Mobility, telecommunications (EF4a)
Konrad Miciukiewicz – Global Urban Research Unit, UK
Barry Hutton – Independent consultant, UK
Johannes Novy – TU Berlin, Germany
Information on EF4
EF04 – LP presentation
EF04 – Barry Hutton_Comments
EF4 WG Vienna – Report
EF4 – survey paper (draft version – April 09)

4. Urban ecology and environment (EF5)
Eric Swyngedouw – UNIMAN, UK
Ian Cook – UNIMAN, UK
Korinna Thielen – ARUP, UK
Giorgos Kallis – Universitat Barcelona, Spain
Information on EF5
EF05 – LP presentation
EF05 – Giorgios Kallis_Comments
EF5 WG Vienna – Report
EF5 -survey paper (draft version – April 09)

5. Education and Training (EF7)/Creativity and innovation (EF10) I
Isabel André – CEG-UL, Portugal
Maria João Freitas – IHRU, Portugal
Juan-Luis Klein – CRISES, Canada
Pierre Morrissette – RESO, Canada
Gerald Faschingeder – Paulo Freire Centre, Austria
Marianna d’Ovidio – UNIMIB, Italy
Information on EF7
Infromation on EF10
Survey Presentation_EF10
EF10 – LP presentation
EF7&EF10 Report of the working group
EF7 – survey paper (draft version – April 09)
EF10 – survey paper (draft version – May 09)

6. Governance (EF6)
Marisol Garcia – Universitat Barcelona, Spain
Santiago Eizaguirre – Universitat Barcelona, Spain
Marc Pradel – Universitat Barcelona, Spain
Xavier Martinez – Universitat Barcelona, Spain
Teresa Crespo – TAULA
Jordi Vila – Ajuntament de Malgrat
Alexandra Correia – TERRAS DENTRO
Romain Biever – Objectif plein emploi
Lidewij Tummers – Tussen Ruimte
Vasco Lub – MOVISIE, the Netherlands
Information on EF6
EF06 – LP presentation
EF6 WG Vienna – Report
EF6 -survey paper (draft version – April 09)

16:00-16:30     Coffee break

16:30-18:00     Second parallel working group session

EF working groups

1. Education and Training (EF7)/Creativity and innovation (EF10) II

Isabel André – CEG-UL, Portugal
Maria João Freitas – IHRU, Portugal
Juan-Luis Klein – CRISES, Canada
Pierre Morrissette – RESO, Canada
Gerald Faschingeder – Paulo Freire Centre, Austria
Marianna d’Ovidio – UNIMIB, Italy
Information on EF7
Infromation on EF10
Survey Presentation_EF10
EF10 – LP presentation
EF7&EF10 Report of the working group
EF7 – survey paper (draft version – April 09)
EF10 – survey paper (draft version – May 09)

2. Urban labour markets and economic development (EF2)
Lucia Cavola – ITER, Italy
Paola di Martino – ITER, Italy
Enrica Morlicchio – ITER, Italy
Jonathan Pratschke – ITER, Italy
Osvaldo Cammarota – Cittá del Fare, Italy
Philip O’Connor – Dublin Employment Pact, Ireland
Enrico Rebeggiani – Università di Napoli “Federico II”, Italy
Information on EF2
EF02 – LP presentation
EF02 – Floro Ernesto Caroleo ppt
EF2 WG Vienna – Report
EF2 – survey paper (draft version – April 09)

3. Urban and regional inequalities (EF8)
Chris Kesteloot – K.U. Leuven, Belgium
Tim Cassiers – K.U. Leuven, Belgium
Etienne Christaensen – Grootstedenbeleid, Belgium
Graça Rojão – CooLabora, Portugal
Johannes Novy – TU Berlin, Germany
Information on EF8
EF08 – LP presentation
EF08 Inburgering Brussels
EF8 WG Vienna – Report
EF8 – survey paper (draft version – April 09)

4. Diversity and identity (EF9)
Sako Musterd – AMIDSt, the Netherlands
Thea Dukes – AMIDSt, the Netherlands
Rik Bleeker – Kenniskring Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Manuel Araujo – Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique
Mart Grisel – EUKN, the Netherlands
Information on EF9
EF09 – LP presentation
EF9 WG Vienna – Report
EF9 – survey paper (draft version – April 09)

5. Neighbourhood development and grassroot initiatives (EF11)
Laurent Fraisse – CRIDA, France
Eric Lavilluniere – INEES, Luxembourg
Majourie Jouen – Notre Europe, France
Information on EF11
EF11 – LP presentation

EF11 – Lavilluniere
Report of the working group
EF11 – survey paper (draft version – April 09) (English)
EF11 – survey paper (draft version – April 09)(French)

6. Social cohesion and the city as a whole (EF 12)
Andreas Novy – WU Vienna, Austria
Daniela Coimbra de Souza – WU Vienna, Austria
David Byrne – Durham University, UK
Information on EF12
Presentation of Andreas Novy
Report of the working group
EF12 -survey paper (draft version – April 09)

19:30               Cocktail reception at the Vienna city hall

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

09:00-09:30     Third plenary session: Opening

09:00-09:10     Summary of the first day
Facilitator: Andreas Novy – WU Vienna, Austria

09:10-09:30     Theatre Play

09:30-12:00     Fourth plenary session
09:30-10:15     Presentation
Focused Research Agenda: Content and organisation (What?/How?)
Frank Moulaert – Social Polis coordinator, K.U. Leuven, Belgium
Presentation on the focused research agenda

10:15-10:40     2. Round of World Café
How does the focused research agenda relate to my work?

10:40-11:00     Coffee break

11:00-12:00     General discussion
How does the Focused Research Agenda tackle crucial issues
of a cohesive city?
Facilitators:       Andreas Novy – WU Vienna, Austria
Daniela Coimbra de Souza – WU Vienna, Austria

12:00-14:00     Third parallel working group session

Thematic working groups

1. Intercultural competence among young people in deprived neighbourhoods
Mikael Stigendal – Malmö University, Sweden
Jessica Hultzén – Drömmarnas Hus, Sweden
Maria Lindbom – Region Skane, Sweden
Bledar Zuta – Green House, Sweden
Samira Hack – Green House, Sweden
Rapporteur: Maria João Freitas – IHRU, Portugal

2. New covenants in building social cohesion: for whom and for what?  Lessons from two workshops held in Santiago and Montreal
Alfredo Rodriguez – SUR, Chile
Gloria Yuñez Warner – Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile
Pierre Morrissette – RESO, Canada
Juan Luis Klein – CRISES, Canada
Rapporteur: Jorge Malheiros – CEG-UL, Portugal
Report from the working group

3. Global and local dynamics in cities from a gender perspective: the case of Barcelona
Mar Camarasa – Fundacio Surt, Spain
Nuria Francoli – Fundacio Surt, Spain
Rapporteur: Helga Leitner – University of Minnesota, US 
Report of the working group

4. Nature, social cohesion and the city
Eric Swyngedouw – UNIMAN, UK
Ian Cook – UNIMAN, UK
Rapporteur: June Graham – URBAN NET
Report of the working group

5. Think differently: Supporting local socioeconomic initiatives in the city for strengthening social cohesion?(in French)
Eric Lavilluniere – INEES, Luxembourg
Romain Biever – Objectif plein emploi, Luxembourg
Diane Remy – Objectif plein emploi
Claire Cartieux – Les Ateliers de l’Economie Sociale et Solidaire, France
Ana Dubeux – University of Recife, Brazil
Rapporteur: Anne Querrien – PUCA, France
Presentation Objectif plein emploi_Remy
Report of the working group

6. Diversity and Equality: Case studies
–   Equality and Diversity in jobs and services: City policies for migrants in Europe
Hubert Krieger – CLIP/Eurofound, Ireland
Präsentation_Eurofound_Krieger

–   Position and relevance of migrant workers for local development and social cohesion: Marginal Urbanity
Felicitas Hillmann – Universität Bremen, Germany
Jana Taube – Universität Bremen, Germany
Presentation_Hillmann

–   The Housing aspects of dealing with segregated Roma neighbourhoods
Iván Tosics – Metropolitan Research Institute, Hungary
Presentation_Tosics
Rapporteur: Vasco Lub, Movisie, the Netherlands
Report of the working group

7. Micronomics
Jim Segers – Citymine(d), Belgium
Video on Micronomics 2
Video on Micronomics
Rapporteur: Pasquale de Muro – University of Rome III, Italy

8. Revisioning the Global City from Dharavi, Mumbai – Opportunity of the Millenium or Catastrophe
Hudita Mustafa – SOAS, UK
Rapporteur: Ian Banerjee – Vienna University of Technology
Report of the working group 9

9. How to build social cohesion?
–   Bottom-up proceeding with integrated approach produces cohesion. The experience of a local development agency in Naples
Osvaldo Cammarota – Cittá del fare, Italy
Achille Flora – Cittá del fare, Italy
Cammarota- presentation
Flora – presentation
Cammarota – paper
Flora – paper

–   Collective prosperity in the kitchen: The potential of the service sector to build cohesion between immigrants and native-born works, employers, and consumers
Saru Jayaraman – City University of New York, US
Fekkak Mamdouh – Restaurant Opportunities Centers United, US
Rapporteur: Mart Grisel – EUKN, the Netherlands
Report of the thematic working group 9

14:00-15:00     Lunch

15:00-15:30     Flashlights from the working groups

15:30-17:30     Fifth plenary session

15:30-16:00     3. Round of World Café
How has this conference contributed to my work?
What concrete action will I take as the outcome of this
conference?

16:00-16:30     Presentation
Future of Social Polis network
Marisol Garcia – Universitat Barcelona, Spain
Giulia Amaducci – European Commission
Future of Social Polis_European Commission
Andrea Binder-Zehetner – Local Agenda 21, Austria

16:30-17:10     General discussion
Outlook on challenges and opportunities
Facilitator:         Andreas Novy – WU Vienna, Austria
Sarah Habersack – WU Vienna, Austria

17:10-17:20     Framing hopes & expectations for the future of Social Polis

17:20-17:30     Closing remarks
Frank Moulaert – Social Polis coordinator, K.U. Leuven, Belgium

17:30-18:00     Coffee and Conference Chill-out

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