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7 июля. Shchusev. 15:15 - 16:00

Aqua est vita. The role of the river in the modern megalopolis

Ever since the first settlements, access to water has been considered as a key factor in determining the location of the world’s largest cities. Encouraging regional development, water has always been a transportation and trade artery used for as a source of irrigation and nourishment. Water resources continue to play key role in the social and cultural as well as economic development of megacities. ● What are the new uses of water main resources in the modern urban development? ● How can agglomerations use water resources to boost their efficiency? ● What are the unique strategic advantages of river megacities?

Moderator

Yuri Grigoryan
Founder, Project Meganom

Speakers

Tu Qiyu
Deputy Director, Institute of Urban and Demographic Studies, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences
Circe Monteiro
Coordinator, INCITI/UFPE
Swami Jyothirmayah
Представитель, Art of Living Foundation
Ning Su
Professor, Institute of Urban and Demographic Studies, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences
Alexei Shaposhnikov
Chairman, Moscow City Duma
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