Keynote Speakers

Prof. Izabela Mironowicz

Prof. Izabela Mironowicz

Faculty of Architecture, Gdańsk University of Technology and

Faculty of Architecture, RWTH Aachen University

 Short CV:

Izabela Mironowicz is an urban designer and planner. Her research  focuses on dynamics of the cities and their evolution. She is also  an expert in planning education. Her professional experience  includes also work for cities and regions and cooperation with  European institutions. With more than 100 publications Izabela is a  prominent theorist in urban planning and urban studies as well as in  planning education.

She was Secretary General of the Association of European Schools of  Planning from 2011 to 2015. She worked towards closer cooperation  between European planning organisations: AESOP, ECTP-CEU, IFHP,  ISOCARP. She initiated new projects strengthening this cooperation,  including Lecture Series and European Urban Summer School.

Izabela sits in the Editorial Boards of „International Planning  Studies” and „Urban Design International”. In 2018 she writes Column  for „disP: The Planning Review”.

Her interest in urban transformation during the „Changing Cities IV”  conference will focus on the question how to evaluate, re-use and  adapt the post-war urban heritage for the future of the cities and  how this could possibly contribute to more sustainable development  of European cities.

Currently at the RWTH Aachen University Izabela is working on new  MSc Programme „Transforming City Region” which will be open in  October 2019 for international students.

 


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