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Thursday, October 12 • 09:45 - 10:30
Plenary: Local Placemaking Roundup

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Amsterdam is well-known as a hotbed of placemaking and urban innovation. In this fast-paced plenary session, you'll find out why!

Six Amsterdam placemakers share their exciting work in a series of rapidfire presentations. More details coming soon!

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Minouche Besters

Managing Partner, STIPO
Minouche Besters is partner and urbanist at STIPO team for Urban Development. She is an experienced designer and facilitator of collective processes.
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Hans Karssenberg

Partner / Board Member, STIPO / Placemaking Europe
Hans Karssenberg (1970) is founding partner of STIPO, an interdisciplinary team for better cities. He leads complex urban area development towards human scale, great public space, mixed use, sustainable and inclusive quality, always in close co-creation with all stakeholders. He is... Read More →

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Simon van Dommelen

Director, LOLA
Simon is a quaternary and connects and works on various projects in the field of culture and urban development. He is, with Floor Ziegler founder of the Noorderpark Trust, a neighborhood venture that is fully experimented with bottom-up developments, from an umbrella license for... Read More →
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Nadia Duinker

Co Owner, Vrijland Festival
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Jesse Jop Jorg

Urban Creative, WeTheCity
Urban creative Jesse Jop Jorg is involved in many projects that are designed to shape and color the city. He worked for several departments at the city of Amsterdam including the Bureau Art Factories, Placemaking Oosterpark and Art & Culture Amsterdam North, before becoming project... Read More →
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Lourens Loeven

Director, Project Management Agency of Amsterdam
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Luud Schimmelpennink

Chairman, Ytech Innovation Centre
Luud is a Dutch social inventor, industrial designer, entrepreneur and politician. Luud is the person who set the  pattern for city bike projects in Amsterdam back in the sixties with the 'white bikes'. Since the mid 1960s Schimmelpennink has been active as an industrial designer... Read More →
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Katusha Sol

Co-Founder, Studio Placemakers
Katusha is one of the founders of Placemakers and shares her knowledge and experience of cities – their energy, citizens and initiatives – by doing research, writing and teaching. She iteratively uses social scientific knowledge in Placemakers projects and inserts empirical experiences... Read More →

Thursday October 12, 2017 09:45 - 10:30 CEST
PDZ Floor 2: Grote Zaal (Great Hall) Pakhuis de Zwijger, Piet Heinkade 179, 1019 HC Amsterdam, Netherlands