5th annual conference on the development of brownfields in the Czech Republic
Leading representatives of the state, cities and investors among guests and speakers
Cities and their attractiveness are constantly changing. Industrial centres are becoming peripheries and these are turning into desirable locations for living. The transformation of a periphery into a vibrant city is a long-term and complicated process that requires a clear vision, good planning and, last but not least, finance. All these topics will be dusccussed during the fifth annual Brownfield conference in Kladno.
9:00 - 9:15 Introduction
9:15 - 9:45 City of Kladno: its present and future
The development potential of Kladno in context as seen by a representative of the city and a private developer.
- Jan Šulc, EBM Partner CEO
- Ondřej Rys, Kladno City Council Member for Urban Development
9:45 - 10:15 Discussion: large-scale development in the reality of Czech cities
What tools can cities use to influence the direction of their own development? The discussion about city-investor cooperation. How to create public space, infrastructure and bring architectural quality to the area together? How to work with brownfield sites within zoning limits and long permitting processes?
- Ondřej Rys (city of Kladno)
- Jan Šulc (EBM)
- Pavel Pravda (FER Consult - Areál Poldi)
10:15 - 10:30 Coffee break
10:30 - 11:00 Foreign experience with the redevelopment of brownfield sites
11:00 - 11:45 Discussion
Ideal approach to urban planning, financing and cooperation of investors and cities that leads to sustainable projects.
11:45 - 12:15 Coffee break
12:15 - 12:45 Industry and innovation as a catalyst for brownfield development
12:45 - 13:15 Discussion
Discussion on the approach of the state and the private sector to the development of brownfields with a clear vision of economic sustainability. Finding and promoting innovative solutions that can help regions to be attractive and competitive in the long term.
13:15 - 13:30 Coffee break
13:30 - 14:15 Closing Discussion
Diskuze předních zástupců státu, měst a investorů - hlavních aktérů při transformaci brownfieldových lokalit, na téma potřeby systémových změn, které mohou nastartovat rozvoj komplikovaných území.
- Ivan Bartoš, Minister of Regional Development
- Tomáš Kadeřábek, Managing Director of Asociace developerů
- Petr Očko, Managing Director of CzechInvest Agency
14:30 - 17:00 Networking
15:30 - 16:30 Guided tours in Poldi Kladno area
More speakers and panelists will be added soon.