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URBAN FUTURE Global Conference arrives in Lisbon to shape the future of our cities
After Graz, Vienna and Oslo, the Portuguese capital was elected to host the event that wants to help creating more sustainable and happy cities for everyone.
Clara Muzzio, Maria Vassilakou, Fernando Medina, Ellen De Vibe, Gerald Babel-Sutter at UFGC Kick-off in Lisbon on October 31, 2019.
2,500 CityChangers gather in Oslo
Creating greener, healthier and happier cities for all people now and for future generations.
The Mayor of Oslo Marianne Borgen, founder of UFGC Gerald Babel-Sutter, Birgit Rusten from FutureBuilt and His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon participated in the opening of the Urban Future Global Conference at Folketeateret in Oslo today.
Photo: Geir Anders Rybakken Ørslien.
Boosting low carbon building renovation across Europe
In conjunction with the URBAN FUTURE Global Conference in Oslo, the World Green Building Council and partners announce BUILD UPON; a project that will accelerate the renovation of buildings in European cities.
First Round of 15 Winners of Reinventing Cities Competition Announced, Creating New Beacons of Sustainable Design and Construction
Today, C40 Cities announced 15 winners of its Reinventing Cities competition, an initiative launched in December 2017 for local innovators to transform underutilized urban spaces in their communities into carbon neutral and resilient urban projects.
NEXT Future Transportation Inc. announces the launch of ‘THINK NEXT’
The newly created enterprise will provide NEXT with a meaningful presence in Norway, the leading electric transportation nation in the world.
Early Press Kick-off.
May 22, 2019 | 8.00 – 8.30 | Folketeateret, Room Kroghshalen
Grab a coffee and meet some of the people who make UFGC19 happen, understand what it’s all about and especially what to expect within this week, where 300 speakers will shake up the city in 85 sessions, 40 Field Trips and 20 Side Events.
Urban Future – Host city for 2019 announced
After Vienna in 2018, Europe’s largest event for sustainable cities is coming to OSLO!
URBAN FUTURE Global Conference 2019 will take place in one of Europe’s greenest cities from May 22nd to May 24th
Oslo’s public transport provider Ruter is ready for the future.
By the end of 2020 all public transport is to run on renewable energy. Within 2028 all buses and ferries will run on electric energy.
Picture galleries UFGC19 .