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The Urban Thinkers Campus happening in Mannheim in February 2016, will be a conference to discuss relevant urban questions.

Different working groups, inspired by the tutorial of edgy international speakers, will reflect problems like urban development, sustainability, youth unemployment, global migration, individual well-being and many more. 

From 17th to 19th February 2016 the Mannheim Urban Thinkers Campus will be a platform for a significant and leading exchange between global drivers to develop solutions and to give answers to the current questions of the urban as well as the global agenda. These will take place within various locations in the immediate vicintiy of Hafenstraße, 68159 Mannheim

List of Speakers

  • Prof. Benjamin Barber (USA, Global Parliament of Mayors)
  • Dr. Lars Castellucci (Deutschland, MdB)
  • Alexander Heichlinger, Christian Hübel (Mannheim, Strategische Steuerung Stadt Mannheim)
  • Dr. Konrad Hummel (Mannheim, MWSP)
  • Charles Landry (England, Publizist und Städteforscher)
  • Prof. Dr. Martina Löw (Berlin, Advisory Board Kulturhauptstadt)
  • Oliver Rack (Mannheim, Open Data Rhein Neckar)
  • Douglas Ragan (Unit Leader, Youth and Livelihoods, Urban Economy Branch of UN-Habitat, Nairobi)
  • Wolfgang Riegelsberger (Mannheim, Jugendbotschafter UN-Habitat)
  • Prof. Dr. Harald Welzer (FUTURZWEI. Stiftung Zukunftsfähigkeit)

Contact Information

Visit the UTC Mannheim website for more information.

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