Latest NewsWalk21 Vienna | Visionaries Awards, Program Updates, Walkshops & Urban LabsApril 20, 2015No comments14 views2 minute readLeila Griffiths Walking Visionaries Awards – Submit now! The Walking Visionaries Awards are in full swing. Submissions from all over the world have reached us already. We encourage individuals, collectives and organisations from all over the world, from various disciplinary backgrounds and cultural contexts alike, to participate in the Walking Visionaries Awards. Share your #WalkVision until 30 April! Its not just an award but also a world first collection of ideas, projects, actions and successes related to walking! All accepted submissions are published on the Walk21 Vienna website to build an inspiring pool of ideas, projects and approaches for how walking can be promoted and help build liveable communities. So even if you think you can’t make it to the conference, your ideas will be celebrated in this unique compendium and promotion. A minimum of 30 winning submissions will receive a free ticket for the Walk21 conference in Vienna, Austria in October 2015. These “Walking Visionaries” will actively participate in a range of conference sessions, plenaries and social events during Walk21 Vienna. See the award categories and the projects already submitted: Advocacy, Campaigning and Social Projects Walking 2.0 and Future Mobility Walking and the Arts Fashion and Walking Gear Planning and Design for Liveable Public Spaces Follow the Hashtag #WalkVision to keep track of the Walking Visionaries Awards. If you have any questions please contact the Walking Visionaries Awards Team at: [email protected] Charles Montgomery at Walk21 Vienna We are very happy to announce that Charles Montgomery, author, urbanist and experimentalist will join us as Plenary Speaker at Walk21 Vienna. He is the author of the award-winning book, The Happy City, that examines the intersection between urban design and the emerging science of happiness. Find out more about the Walk21 Vienna Plenary Speakers here. See the Preliminary Conference Program We had a busy early spring and are glad to announce that the preliminary conference program for Walk21 Vienna is ready for you! The conference program is rich in professional expertise, will facilitate exciting debates and provides informal opportunities for networking. It also allows you to explore the diversity of Vienna as a walking city. Participants of Walk21 Vienna will experience a mixture of established and interactive conference formats such as Breakout Sessions, Round Tables, Pecha Kuchas, Workshops, Urban Laboratories and large-scale Speed Dating. Download the Walk21 Vienna Preliminary Program (pdf) Walkshops and Urban Laboratories in Vienna The Walkshops and Urban Laboratories during Walk21 Vienna will be a great opportunity to experience Vienna’s public spaces, discuss with local experts and last but not least, mingle with other Walk21 attendees. The Walkshops are organised excursions around the city that are guided by experts from the Municipality of Vienna. The Urban Laboratories are facilitated and prepared by conference participants. Walkshops and Urban Laboratories will happen on Tuesday morning, 20 October and Friday afternoon, 23 October. Find all Walkshops and Urban Laboratories online Total 0 Shares Like 0 Tweet 0 Pin it 0 Leila Griffiths You May Also Like Read More Latest News Urban Design Abstracts or expressions of interest – 21st century urban design / built environment on the subject of loneliness and/or isolation February 21, 2016Leila Griffiths Read More Latest News Urban Design Call for Papers of Special Issue on From urban sprawl to compact green cities – indicators for multi-scale and multi-dimensional analysis February 21, 2016Leila Griffiths Read More Feature Latest News Review Urban Design Places Women Make Unearthing the contribution of women to our cities. Jane Jose February 21, 2016Leila Griffiths Read More Latest News Upcoming Events RGS-IBG 2016 Annual International Conference, London, Tuesday 30 August to Friday 2 September. February 21, 2016Leila Griffiths Read More Feature Latest News Urban Design The Complete Business Case for Converting Street Parking Into Bike Lanes February 21, 2016Leila Griffiths Read More Latest News Upcoming Events Government and Housing in a Time of Crisis: Policy, Planning, Design and Delivery. AMPS (Architecture, Media, Politics, Society) February 21, 2016Leila Griffiths Read More Latest News Upcoming Events Urban Design UDF member input into Future Melbourne 2026 February 21, 2016Leila Griffiths Read More Feature Latest News Urban Design Minister for Cities lost in reshuffle February 21, 2016Leila Griffiths Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.