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Webinar: What will Covid-19 mean for planning the future of European cities and urban areas?


The Oslo Region Alliance is organising a webinar, where we will have presentations and discussions on metropolitan challenges, current and forthcoming, in dealing with Covid-19.

Time: November 18, kl 12-14

Place: Microsoft Teams (link will be distributed Nov 17, the latest)

Registration here.


1.Presentation of metropolitan challenges as a result of Covid-19; now and in the future

Strategic planning experts from Brussels, Amsterdam, Barcelona and Oslo will share their experiences and discuss issues on Covid-19 and future planning of cities and urban areas.

Key challenges for urban development include regional cooperation, the loss of jobs and businesses, new patterns of travel and mobility, reviving our public spaces and inclusive housing. These challenges are seen against long-term EU policy goals in the Green Deal, and sustainable development in a more just and productive society.

  • Alfredo Corbalan, Brussels Capital Region
  • Johan van Zoest, Amsterdam Planning Office
  • Xavier Tiana Casablanca, Barcelona Metropolitan Area
  • Peter Austin, City of Oslo

2. Q&A

3. Summing Up

Registration here.