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The next event to be broadcast on UCL Live is:

Title: Space Syntax Symposium 10
Dates: Monday, 13th July 2015 – Friday, 17th July 2015

Monday 16:30 – 18:10 (BST)

Tuesday 09:00 – 10:30 (BST)

Wednesday 09:00 – 10:30 (BST)

Thursday 09:00 – 10:30 (BST)

Thursday 16:30 – 18:10 (BST)

Location: Institute of Child Health, London.
More details: http://www.sss10.bartlett.ucl.ac.uk


Space Syntax Symposium 10

The 10th Space Syntax Symposium (SSS10) will be held in London from 13 to 17 July 2015, at University College London, Bloomsbury.

The Space Syntax Laboratory, University College London, is delighted to be hosting the tenth biennial international space syntax symposium. A dozen years on from the last London symposium, the aim of the symposium is to bring together scholars, practitioners and students who are currently working on space syntax and related approaches to share knowledge, discuss theories as well as practical applications and to explore directions for future inquiry.

Monday 13th July

16:30 – 18:10: Opening Event

  • Dr Kayvan Karimi, Chair of SSS10 and Senior Lecturer, Space Syntax Laboratory, Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL
  • Professor Bob Sheil, Director, Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL
  • Professor Bill Hillier, Research Professor, Space Syntax Laboratory, Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, What are cities for? And how does it relate to their spatial form?

Tuesday 14th July

09:00 – 10:30: Plenary Session

  • Professor Alan Penn, Dean of the Bartlett, UCL (Chair)
  • Professor Mike Batty, Bartlett Professor of Planning (Emeritus), UCL - Defining cities, regions and nations as percolation networks
  • Anna Rose, Director, Space Syntax Ltd. - Look before you leap: A network-based approach to urban design

Wednesday 15th July

09:00 – 10:30: Plenary Session

  • Dr Kerstin Sailer, the Bartlett School of Architecture (Chair)
  • Professor Ricky Burdett, Director, LSE Cities - Understanding the urban age
  • Dr Sarah Harvey, Assistant Professor in the Department of Management Science & Innovation  - The Pixar effect: Surprising lessons about creative collaboration

Thursday 16th July

09:00 – 10:30: Plenary Session

  • Past, present and future space syntax research - short presentations from past and current conference organisers: London (Laura Vaughan), Brasilia (Frederico de Holanda), Atlanta (John Peponis), Delft (Akkelies van Nes), Istanbul (Ayşe Sema Kubat), Stockholm (Lars Marcus), Santiago (Margarita Greene), Seoul (Young Ook Kim), Space sytax in policy and practice (Kayvan Karimi).

16:30 – 18:10: Closing Event

  • Professor Alan Penn, Dean of the Bartlett, UCL (Chair)
  • Professor John Peponis, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta
  • Panel discussion

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