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On Thursday April 25, 2024 the Master SUBE organises the stakeholder event “Eco-engineering the cities of tomorrow” in Antwerp.

Join us at this stakeholder event to learn more about the new Master SUBE and to network and connect with other partners on the need for sustainable cities. You can register for this event below.

Location: Klooster van de Grauwzusters, Lange Sint-Annastraat 7, 2000 Antwerp



17.30 Registration with a drink

Welcome by University of Antwerp, Ghent University and KU Leuven

  • Herman Van Goethem | rector University of Antwerp
  • Karolien De Wael | chair Department Bioscience Engineering (University of Antwerp)
  • Mieke Uyttendaele | director education Faculty Bioscience Engineering (Ghent University)
  • Erik Smolders | dean Faculty Bioscience Engineering (KU Leuven)

Introduction of the Master SUBE and focus on collaboration opportunities

  • CityLab 1: The Urban Ecosystem
  • CityLab 2: Urban Resources (materials, water, food, energy)
  • CityLab 3: Human Health and Urban Liveability

Keynote speeches

  • A practicioner’s response to the greatest sustainability challenges cities face and the role of bioscience engineers in addressing these challenges   by Nadia Casabella | professor at ULB, founding partner at 101 architecture design

  • Antwerp Climate Action Plan: working towards a climate-neutral and climate-resilient city   by Vincent Van Ryssegem | Environment and climate change coördinator at the City of Antwerp
20.00 Network walking dinner, catered by Ecotariër
21.30 End of event



Practical information

  • Free event with mandatory registration (before Thursday April 11, 2024)
  • Thursday April 25, 2024
  • Address: Klooster van de Grauwzusters, Lange Sint-Annastraat 7, 2000 Antwerp
  • How to get there?
    • By bike (Velo): 5 minute walk from the nearest Velo parkings
    • By bus/tram: 5 minute walk from Rooseveltplaats (bus) & 7 minute walk from Opera metro station (tram)
    • By train: 12 minute walk from Antwerp Central station
    • By car: public parking (Parking Meir-Opera, Parking Molenbergstraat, Parking St. Jacbo) and private parking (Gratiekapelstraat & ‘t Brantijser – only for sponsors!) availablew to get there?

Register for this event

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