Moscow urban forum opened in “Zaryadye” park
From today until July 7, the ninth Moscow Urban Forum is held in Zaryadye Park. This year, the forum thread “Quality of Life. Projects that change cities. ”
The program will include 70 events and 300 speakers. Discussions will be devoted to the discussion of issues and presentations of initiatives of city administrations, businesses, citizens, which are aimed at ensuring balanced and sustainable development of cities, improving the quality of life through the implementation of large-scale projects.
For the first time in the history of the forum, the Urban Health Congress will be held as part of the business program. It will discuss how to arrange the urban environment in such a way as to preserve the health of the citizens, how to motivate citizens to a healthy lifestyle. We will also discuss what lifestyle diseases pose a danger to humanity in the 21st century.
The forum participants will also focus on other important issues of the development of modern cities: what opportunities do new projects and initiatives open for Russian cities; how to preserve the historical heritage, inscribing it in the modern look of the city; What role do digital technologies and new types of transport play? how to make urban transport have a positive effect on the health and well-being of citizens.
The forum will bring together architects, business and government representatives, urbanists, managers of financial companies, investors, technology start-ups, media representatives and citizens themselves. Organizers expect about 7 thousand participants in the business program. The event takes place on three sites at once: in the concert hall of the Zaryadye Park, the Manezh Exhibition Hall and in the Gostiny Dvor. On the weekend of July 6 and 07, the open festival of the forum will begin, where everyone can get acquainted with the global architectural and construction trends. Go