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Wednesday 22nd May, 6pm

MegaCities 2050 talk

In celebration of the 10th Clerkenwell Design Week and City University’s 125th anniversary. Visitors are welcome to see examples of design excellence, produced by our students and staff, in the heart of London. The theme of the event will be Mega Cities 2050. There will be prize giving for an essay competition for local schoolchildren and students. Invited speakers from London and mega cities abroad will give informed and informative talks on this theme. This will be followed by a Q+A session. Cold buffet and refreshments will be provided.

Speakers are: Mr Ben Rogers Centre for London; Professor Kevin Hom, Dean of the School of Technology & Design, City University of New York; and Dr Joan Clos 116th Mayor of Barcelona.

Ben Rogers: New solutions for London’s critical challenges

Kevin Hom: The Care and Feeding of your Mega City …Lessons from New York City

Joan Clos: Megacities Challenges 2050: The Barcelona Experience

Additional events:

May 22nd 15.30-17.30     Laboratory Tours

May 23rd 11.30-17.30     Follow-up workshop

Further details can be found by following the link