Thursday, June 30, 2022
The training aims to engage the participants in dialogue about long-term urban planning strategies in the face of climate change. Step by step, we will walk you through the foresight process. Together, we will think about the trends, challenges, and possibilities that cities face later in the 21st century. The starting point for a discussion will be four different scenarios picturing the Silesian region in 2070 - a project developed by architecture students at The Silesian University of Technology. During the session, you will have a chance to learn how to adapt future visions into strategic planning and engage in talks about the future of our cities.
There are three main objectives for this training session: - To engage the audience in the foresight process, present them with methods and tools used by foresight practitioners as well as to raise awareness about the futures literacy; - To present possible scenarios for Silesian region in 2070, engage in the discussion on the preferable futures, examine the possibilities and challenges as well as impact of climate change on urban areas; -To define the role of city leaders, NGOs and urban planners in building the future we want to see, learn how we can include visions of the future into strategic planning.