Matchmaking Conference 2016

#Matchmaking Conference
18 Feb - 20 Feb 2016
MAO Museum of Architecture and Design, Ljubljana, SI
Pot na Fužine 2, Ljubljana

Selected applicants will pitch their visions for a future architecture and will be joined by independent urbanist Liam Young and creativity expert Jonathan Howard!

The applicants selected by the platform members will pitch their visions for a future architecture to become a part of the Future Architecture programme that will run from March to October 2016. The first two days of the Matchmaking Conference will be open to public and will also see lectures from creativity expert Jonathan Howard and independent urbanist and futurist Liam Young.

The event will take place 18 – 20 February 2016  at platform’s coordinating entity, the Museum of Architecture and Design (MAO), in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Free admission. Applications to are required. Please state the day(s) you wish to attend.

Thursday, 18 February

14.15-15.15Jonathan Howard (UK): creativity, city management, branding
15.15-15.45Luka Piškorič (SI), Poligon: Marketing Innovations & Empowerment of Creative Communities
15.45-16.15Sara Božanič (SI), Institute for Transmedia Design: Transmedia Storytelling, Social Media Engagement
16.15-17.15Coffee Break
17.15-18.45Best practices in audience development, engagement, branding, marketing:
Sara Battesti (PT), Trienal de Arquitectura de Lisboa
Markus Bogensberger (AT), Haus Der Architektur Graz,
Prisca Cupellini (IT), Fondazione Maxxi,
Ana Gajski (HR), Oris, House of Architecture
18.45-19.00Closing Summary/Debate


Friday, 19 February

9.00-9.30Introduction by Matevž Čelik, director of MAO
9.50-11.20Selected Candidates Presentations: Ideas on Future Architecture
11.20-11.35Coffee Break
11.35-12.50Selected Candidates Presentations: Ideas on Future Architecture
12.50-14.05Selected Candidates Presentations: Ideas on Future Architecture
14.05-15.05Lunch Break
15.05-15.45Liam Young (UK) (Tomorrow's Thoughts Today), lecture
15.45-17.00Selected Candidates Presentations: Ideas on Future Architecture
17.00-17.15Coffee Break
17.15-18.30Selected Candidates Presentations: Ideas on Future Architecture
18.30-19.00Closing summary

We reserve the right to change the programme!
Selected candidates participating: Amateur Cities (Amateur Cities), Ana Jeinić (Architecture After the Future), dotlinearchitects (Architecture for Refugees), Land+Civilization Compositions (Architecture of Commons), Esen Gökçe Özdamar, Ahmet Bal, Şermin Şentürk (Bioplarch), Linnea Våglund (Biosynthetic Possessions), Plan Común (Common Places), Sonja Jankov (Curating Heritage in Future), Aman Iwan (Diktyotopia), Manon Mollard (From Infrastructure to urban Interiors), Guerilla Architects (Guerilla Architects), CNTXT Studio (Landscapes for the Anthropocene), Sodeste (Madrid Urban Stewardship), Tomaž Pipan (New Models of City Life), urbz (No Future), Clement Blanchet (Reconsidering Hope), Miloš Kosec (Ruincarnations), Sara Neves + Filipe Estrela (Self-Constructed Paradigms), Nela Kadic & Vera Seriakov (Skopje. Beyond The Obvious), Something Fantastic (The Future of Architecture), Jack Self (The Ingot), Anja Humljan (The Urban Yoga), Léopold Lambert (Weaponized Architecture), Lavinia Scaletti (ZIP City: Houseless Not Homeless) and Aleksandra Zarek (Bringing Back the Social into the Cities).

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