12th Biennial of
European Towns and Town Planners

Paris 27-29 June 2017

Cities and Olympic AND PARALYMPIC Games, feedback and future

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Quality of urban integration of the Olympic and Paralympic Games
Social Cohesion
Identity, Value for culture
Environmental care of olympic in the cities
Economic competitively for the cities

Urban experience of European cities with Olympic AND PARALYMPIC Games:

Barcelona 1992
Athens 2004
Sochi 2014
London 2012
Munich 1972
Albertville 1992
Lillehamer 1994
Candidate Cities who lost (Istanbul, Lille …)
Candidate Cities who finally cancelled: Hamburg


Tuesday 27 June 2017:
13:00 - 19:00 Site visits guided by experts (facilities, Canal de l'Ourcq district, Stade de France)
20:30 - 21:30 Welcome cocktail at the Pavillon de l'Arsenal

Wednesday 28 June 2017:
09:00 - 13:00 Opening sessions at the Maison des Sciences de l'homme and introduction to the workshops
14:15 - 18:00 Workshops at the Pavillon de l'Arsenal and at Paris City Hall
Urbanity / Social cohesion / Governance / Values, identity, image / Environmental awareness / Economic competitiveness / Returns from experience from cities organizing the Games
19:00 -22:00 Exhibition of urban innovations // Cocktail at Plaine Commune

Thursday 29 June 2017:
09:00 - 17:00 Workshop feedback sessions and conclusion
19:00 - 21:30 Gala dinner Paris City Hall

An exhibition will be held at the Maison des Sciences Humaines:
Achievements of European Olympic Cities
The European Urban and Regional Planning Awards
Urban innovations proposed for the Olympic Games
Young Planners

A partner village will present the latest innovations of the partners at the Maison des Sciences de l'Homme