Smart Sustainable Cities: Ecology, ICT, Architecture

On March 28, 2015, the forum “Smart Sustainable Cities: Ecology, ICT, Architecture” was held in Kyiv with support from the Swedish Institute (Stockholm, Sweden) under the SI Alumni Event grant program. The forum was attended by the SI alumni, local activists, representatives of private and public companies working in the fields of ecology, architecture and technology. Presentations were made by: Hennig Droher (Sustainability & CSR partner at BDO Ukraine), Urs Tomann (Vinnitsa City Council), Alex Pasichny (PhD, KTH, World Data Center for Geoinformatics and Sustainable Development), Hossein Shahroni (PhD, KTH, Division of Industrial Ecology), Yaroslav Kovalchuk (Research and Project Institute for the Moscow City Masterplan, Russia), Roman Ivanenko (Development and Improvement Foundation of Bobritsa village), Ievgeniia Gubkina (architect, NGO Urban Forms Center), Maria Uvarova (Development and Improvement Foundation of Bobritsa village). The speakers presented examples of the cities that have been successfully developing recently, both from abroad and from Ukraine.