AMS VerDuS-congress

VerDuS SURF in the Region

North, East, South, West, Middle: all over the Netherlands, urban regions are working on transition and transformation – prompted by tasks at the interfaces of space, housing, accessibility, economy and government. This requires knowledge. Such knowledge is generated in research projects by VerDuS SURF in which scientists collaborate with policy makers from various governments and other professionals from urban practice in mobility, energy transition, circular economy, area development from below, space and housing, the living lab instrument, climate adaptation and more.

VerDuS SURF (Smart Urban Regions of the Future) is the knowledge programme of the national government, NWO, Platform31 and the National Agency for Practical Research SIA in the field of smart urban regions. VerDuS SURF brings together (international) consortia of scientific researchers and practical parties in urban regions. They do this through case studies and living labs in various regions of the Netherlands and beyond. During the fourth congress of the knowledge initiative VerDuS (Connecting Sustainable Cities), knowledge development for urban regions in the Netherlands will be central. In sessions per urban region, practical and current research in this urban practice will be juxtaposed. Plenary there will be keynote contributions by Frank van Oort (Erasmus Univerisity Rotterdam) on ‘the Netherlands of the regions’ and by Ellen van Bueren (TU Deltf) on ‘Transformation and transformation in cities’. Leendert Verhoef (AMS Institute) will present in a workshop on how to implement living labs.

Keynote Speakers
– Frank van Oort (Erasmus University Rotterdam) | ‘The Netherlands of the Regions’
– Ellen van Bueren (TU Delft) | ‘Transformation and transformation in cities’
Leendert Verhoef (AMS Institute) | Workshop

For the full program click here.

For whom?
Researchers, Living Lab developers, municipal project managers, public sector policy makers, NGO’s, adviesbureaus.

When and where?
The event will take place on November 29th at Mariënhof Amersfoort.

To register for this event click here.

Organizing party
VerDuS Verbinden van Duurzame Steden

Ymkje de Boer

Related information
For more information click here.

This event will be in Dutch.

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