VIRTUAL CORP 2021 starts in some time.

The second edition of VIRTUAL CORP 2021 was held as online event on 13 July 2021, 15:00-17:00 CEST (UTC+2).


The Role of Cultural Heritage in Urban Development

Welcome by Manfred SCHRENK

Statements, Presentations

Q & A, Open Discussion

Moderation: Manfred SCHRENK

VIRTUAL CORP Chat Recording from 13 July 2021

The Speakers of VIRTUAL CORP 2021 on 13 July

Pietro Elisei is an experienced urban and regional planner skilled in sustainable development, strategic planning, urban planning, feasibility studiesand policy design (focus urban regeneration, urban poverty and strategic planning). He is a strong cities related business development professional, graduated from University of Rome La Sapienza, doctorate in urban policy design from University of Roma 3 and post-doc activities from both Roma 3 and University of Roma 2 (Tor Vergata). Currently he is managing director of Urbasofia, a Romanian Company focusing on urban and regional planning topic based in Bucharest and mainly working at EU scale (expertise for EU Territorial Cohesion Policy); special geographical focus is the Danube area and South-Eastern Europe. He has been European Commission UIA (Urban Innovative Actions) expert, European Commission URBACT expert, former Secretary General and former ISOCARP Vice President. | Website

Wolfgang H. Börner studied Prehistory and Classical Archaeology at the Universities of Graz and Vienna, Austria, where he graduated with the diploma thesis on “The Hallstatt Age Graveyards of Roggendorf and Röschitz, Lower Austria, Austria” in 1988. He worked on various excavations for the Austrian Bundesdenkmalamt in Lower Austria, Burgenland und Salzburg and also at the Museum of Hallstatt (Inventory). Currently, Wolfgang Börner is working for the Department of Urban Archaeology of Vienna (department of the Museen der Stadt Wien) since 1990. Organiser of Cultural Heritage and New Technologies conference series. | Website

Manfred Schrenk studied spatial planning and regional science at Vienna University of Technology where he extensively worked on urban and transport planning. His fields of specialisation are urban planning and spatial development in information and knowledge society, mobility and transport planning, international urban development, urban, transport and environmental technologies, GIS and planning technologies. He is organiser of the annual international CORP conferences since foundation in 1996. He has been Vice President Events & Treasurer ISOCARP (International Society of City and Regional Planners), board member ÖGR (Austrian Society of Spatial Planning), and Deputy President AGEO (Austrian Umbrella Organisation for Geoinformation). He is currently Chairman of CORP (Competence Center for Urban and Regional Planning), Lecturer at TU Wien, Institute of Spatial Planning, and Researcher at University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Institute of Spatial Planning, Environmental Planning and Land Rearrangement. | Website