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Schedule&Itinerary

Schedule & Itinerary

April 1 - 6 April, 2003

The EuroCouncil will first be held in Brussels, from Tuesday afternoon 1st of April  till
Thursday 3rd of April. We will then all move to Bruges to continue the sessions there through
Sunday 6th of April.

Galeries St.Hubert, Brussels
(Photo by Paul Myiagawa)

BRUSSELS

 Tuesday April 1, 2003
Check-in at  NOVOTEL BRUSSELS CENTER HOTEL
between  14h00-20h00

32, Rue de la Vierge Noire (Brussels 1000)
Tel. from Brussels: 02 505 50 50
Tel. from the US: 011 322 505 50 50

To get there from Brussels International Airport take a taxi (cost+/-35 Euros) or the train shuttle to Brussels Central Station (every 30 minutes: cost=2,50 Euros) From the Central Station it is a 10 minutes
 walk to the NOVOTEL BRUSSELS CENTRE HOTEL, right in the historic centre of Brussels,
 near the Grand'Place, the Bourse and the famous "Galeries".

Novotel in the Centre of Brussels
by Atelier d'Art Urbain
(Photo by Atelier d'Art Urbain)

TUESDAY APRIL 1, 2003

15h00 - 18h00:
Optional walking tour of  architectural highlights of Bruxelles.

 Meet at 14h45 in the lobby of the NOVOTEL BRUSSELS CENTRE HOTEL,

20h00
Meet in the lobby of the Novotel Brussels Centre Hotel: Transportation to the opening dinner and reception.

20h30 - 23h00
Welcome Dinner at the Palais des Beaux-Arts

Palais des Beaux-Arts (1922-1928)
by Victor Horta

WEDNESDAY APRIL 2, 2003

8h00 - 9h00
Coffee, pastries and registration

9h00 - 13h00
First session at the Novotel Brussels Centre Hotel Conference Center:

 Welcome
 by Joanna Alimanestianu and Christian Lasserre

 "What is the Council?"
 by John Massengale

Coffee break

"The American Situation and its History"
by Andrés Duany

13h00 - 14h00
Lunch

14h15 - 18h15
Afternoon session at the Novotel Brussels Centre Hotel Conference Centre:

 Keynote address
 by Léon Krier

 "A Short History of New Urbanism in Europe"
by Gabriele Tagliaventi

"Perspectives on European Urbanism"
by Paul Murrain

16h00 - 16h15
Coffee Break

16h15-19h00
 "The European Contribution"
 Works by European Architects and Urbanists
&
Discussion

19h00
Dinner on your own

THURSDAY APRIL 3, 2003

7h00 - 8h30
Breakfast meeting and check out at the Novotel Brussels Centre Hotel

8h30-12h00
Morning session at the Novotel Brussels Centre Hotel Conference Center

"Explaining the American Charrette"
by Victor Dover

Coffee Break

"The Public Process"
by Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk

12h00 - 15h00
Private coach transportation to Bruges, with visits to architectural and urban highlights on the way.

Old Postcard View of  Ghent, Flanders
(Photo from Joel Crawford's Archives)

BRUGES

15h00 - 15h30
Check-in at the GRAND HOTEL OUDE BURG in Bruges

Canal Bridge in Bruges

16h00-18h00
Guided Walking Tour of Bruges

18h00-18h30
"New Urban Projects in Holland"
by Christof Kohl

18h300-19h00
"New Urban Case Study in Flanders"
by Maciej Mycielski

19h00-19h30
Discussion

19h30
Dinner on your own

FRIDAY APRIL 4, 2003

8h30-13h00
Morning session at the GRAND HOTEL OUDE BURG Conference Center:

"Reforming American Road Standards"
by Peter Swift

"New Urban Design Technique"
 by Galina Tahchieva

Coffee Break

"Urban and Regional Identity: Settlement Patterns in Europe"
by Robert Adam

13h00 - 14h00
Lunch

14h15 - 16h00
Afternoon session  at the GRAND HOTEL OUDE BURG Conference Center

"Developers and New European Urbanism"
 by European Developers
 from Belgium, Germany and Holland

16h00 - 19h15
Visit of coastal town of Knokke. Tour by private coach.

19h30 - 22h00
"Prix Européen de la Reconstruction de la Ville Européenne"

EXHIBITION
by the Fondation Philippe Rotthier
&
Video Exhibition of  Heulebrug Project

Welcome Address
by Count Léopold Lippens, Mayor of Knokke-Heist

at  "La Réserve", an exquisite Restaurant in Knokke-het-Zoute

Dinner Conference:

"The Cotton District, Starkeville, Mississipi
by Dan Camp

Saturday April 5, 2003

9h00 - 12h30
Morning session at the GRAND HOTEL OUDE BURG Conference Center:

"American Retail Place Making"
by Chuck Bohl

"The Making of Celebration"
by Paul Whalen

Coffee Break

"The Transect & SmartCode"
by Andrés Duany

13h00 - 14h00
Lunch

14h15 - 19h00
Afternoon session at the GRAND HOTEL OUDE BURG Conference Center:

Potentials and Strategies for New Urbanism in Europe:
LOCAL, NATIONAL, and EUROPEAN

"La Vraie Beauté Bourgeoise"
 by Maurice Culot

"European New Urbanist Action Program"
by Javier Cenicacelaya

16h00 - 16h15
Coffee Break

16h15-18h15
A) Logistics, Strategies and Actions

B) Academic and Educational Strategies

C) Networking and Promotion

18h15-19h00
Discussion


A View of Historic Bruges from a Bridge

20h00
BEX (Best European Example) AWARD

20h30-21h15
RECEPTION

 "Traditions of Dense City Planning in 20th Century Urbanism"

EXHIBITION
by the "International Planning History Society" (IPHS)
&
21h15
Dinner Lecture:

"Planning the Dense City in the 20th Century"
by Wolfgang Sonne

SUNDAY APRIL 6, 2003

9h00 - 12h30
Final Morning Session at the GRAND HOTEL OUDE BURG Conference Center:

What's Next?
Discussion
by American and European participants

10h30 - 11h00
Coffee Break

Group Discussion

Conclusion of EuroCouncil
  by Andrés Duany

13h00 - 14h00
Lunch

15h00
Transportation by private coach from Bruges to Brussels International Airport,
 or to the center of Brussels.


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