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Day 1 of programme

Day 2 of programme

Tuesday 30 September 2014

Welcome and Introduction from IIASA
Pavel Kabat
Director General and Chief Executive Officer of IIASA

Opening address, City of Vienna
Jürgen Czernohorszky
Member of Vienna City Parliament and Specialist in the Smart Cities

ISNGI 2014
Brian Collins
Professor of Engineering Policy, UCL and Chair of ISNGI 2014 Academic Committee

The impact of ISNGI 2013 on Australia’s infrastructure community
Garry Bowditch
Chief Executive Officer, SMART Infrastructure Facility, University of Wollongong

Key Note: Flexibility in engineering design
Richard de Neufville
Professor of Engineering Systems and of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Key Note: Smart City Vienna, concept and practice
Angelika Winkler Deputy Head, Department for Urban Planning and Transport Planning in the City of Vienna

Launch of ISNGI 2013 conference proceedings
Peter Campbell, Professor of Infrastructure Systems and
Pascal Perez, Research Director
SMART Infrastructure Facility, University of Wollongong

Key note: Governing infrastructure interdependencies
Jim Watson
Professor and Research Director of the UK Energy Research Centre

Panel session: The need for adaptation

Key Note: Title tbc
Peter Bakker
President of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development

Panel Discussion; Moderator Pavel Kabat
Peter Bakker, Brian Collins, Bruce Beck, Garry Bowditch, Richard de Neufville,  Jim Watson, Chris Barrett

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Wednesday 1 October 2014

Welcome address
Jim Hall
Professor of Climate and Environmental Risks, Director, Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford and ISNGI 2014 Academic Committee

Key Note: City infrastructure: resilience and antifragility in coupled human-built-natural environments
Bruce Beck
Professor and Eminent Scholar on Environmental Systems and Analysis, Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia

Key Note: Historical evolution of infrastructures and future perspectives: with special focus on energy systems techonology
Nebojsa Nakicenovic

Deputy Director General and Deputy Chief Executive Officer of IIASA, Professor of Energy Economics at the Vienna University of Technology and Director of Global Energy Assessment (GEA)

Key Note: Governance, resilience and dynamics of interdependent human populations
Chris Barrett
Executive Director and Professor, Virginia Bioinformatics Institute

Closing speeches
Pavel Kabat and Brian Collins

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