Meeting in Hasselt
Thursday, 18 June 2015 (9.30 AM – 6.00 PM)
1) Explanation of the climate issue by an expert
è VITO with data
2) Round table on the cities’ current practices
è Ghent is aware of the problem … presentation by Jasmin Lauwaert, staff member of the Alderman of Environment, Climate, Energy and North-South’s Cabinet
è Preparation on the basis of a survey
3) Presentation: Which measures do we take on micro – and macro level
è Liesbet De Keersmaecker- Ambassador Green Cities (or Zero Emission Solutions or TECHNUM)
è Johan Bogaert (LNE)
è Indicating that traditional green infrastructures aren’t enough
4) Best practices
è Liesbet De Keersmaecker/ Ambassador Green Cities? Johan Bogaert? Vito? Gent? all?
5) Brainstorming (micro + macro)
è 2 groups: civil servants of the Environment Department + town planners
è Concrete suggestions for middle-sized cities, Hasselt as case studie
Friday, 19 June 2015 (9.30 AM – 12.30 PM)
1) Continuation of the brainstorming
2) Panel of experts
è Will the ideas have an influence? Are we innovative enough?
è Where + how do we continue the work/ inspiration the own city/ do we need to discuss costs/ benefits?
è How do we create a political support?
è Is a European project possible and useful? How and what?
Appointments for further cooperation