Online event | Belfast THRI(VES)

Conference 6 pm-3 pm, 16 - 17 Jun 2021
Northern Ireland

A free online webinar and symposium bringing together international and local speakers sharing insights into inclusive public realm policy, planning, design, and management

Belfast.THRI(VES) is a research partnership between Ulster University [Urban Research Lab] and Belfast City Council, to inform how changes and aspirations for City Centre public spaces can more effectively contribute to the liveability of the city and the wellbeing of its inhabitants.

The events will bring together international and local speakers with panel discussions to share insights into inclusive public realm policy, planning, design, and management. Topics explored will place changes in Belfast within a wider regional and global context of cities and communities working towards more inclusive, liveable, and sustainable urban centres – connected neighbourhoods and networks of public places with wellbeing at their heart. 

16 June 2o21, 18:00 - 20:00: International Lessons on Urban Health and Wellbeing
THRIVES researchers and international speakers will share how different cities have addressed common social, economic, and public health challenges to reshape and reopen buildings and spaces in transformative ways with short and long-term vision and lessons.

17 June 2021, 09:00 - 12:30 and 13:00 - 15:00: A Belfast View to Healthy Futures
Keynote speakers and themed panel sessions will bring together local experts, policy makers, community voices and future professionals from Ulster University's UPLAN Society. The day will focus on the changing city centre of Belfast as part of wider regional and internationally connected research and collaborative working proposals.

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