Join us in shaping the cities of tomorrow

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

The participants learned more about the new Master SUBE and had the possibility to network and connect with other partners on the need for sustainable cities. 

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

  • Steven Van Passel | vice-rector Valorisation & Development (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 speech

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


Relive the event by diving into the photos!

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