14-16 November 2018

Drexel University, Philadelphia, US

Launch of the Nowak Metro Finance Lab

At this launch, Luise Noring participated in several-day hands-on working session among a high-level group of U.S. and European practitioners and presented her expertise in designing and implementing city governance and financing solutions.


6-7 September 2018


City Facilitators is organizing two events in Hamburg this autumn. The first is a research trip to HafenCity Hamburg GmbH (HCH) to explore ways to innovate public-private partnerships in urban spatial transformation projects. Over two days—6-7 September—the team will meet with the HCH management team, private developers, and city officials in addition to site visits to Billebogen and Grasbrook with each area’s site manager. The research will lead to a second event in October.


24-25 October 2018

Hamburg, Billeborg and Grassbrook

The second event on 24-25 October 2018 is a two day input workshop organized around the key question: How can the public sector improve the innovative capacity of the private sector in urban spatial transformative projects? This workshop will include representatives of HafenCity Hamburg GmbH, Copenhagen, Helsinki, Lisbon, Piraeus, Riga, Edinburgh, Helsingør, Nantes, and Hannover. Participants will come together to share experiences from their own cities, visit two new areas of development in HCH - Billebrook and Grassbrook - all with the goal of generating new solutions to urban redevelopment.