Urban Age Conference 2011: Cities, health and well-being

Urban Age Konferansları'nın bu seneki ev sahipliğini Hong Kong yapıyor. 10.su düzenlenecek olan Urban Age Konferansı çerçevesinde şehirlerde yapılı kentler, sağlık ve refah konuları arasındaki ilişki irdelenecek.

In a week, LSE Cities and Deutsche Bank’s Alfred Herrhausen Society in partnership with the University of Hong Kong present Cities, Health and Well-being, the 10th Urban Age conference.

For the first time ever, the Urban Age conference will be web-streamed live to the public. Follow the conversation and post your questions to @lsecities on Twitter and Facebook with #urbanagehk.

The first international conference on cities, health and well-being will kick-start with a press conference on Tuesday 15 November, where new research will be presented for the first time comprising comparative data on urban health indicators across 129 cities worldwide.

Key speakers attending the conference include Carrie Lam, Secretary for Development, Hong Kong SAR Government; York Chow, Secretary for Food and Health, Hong Kong SAR Government; Joan Clos, Executive Director UN-HABITAT; Gonzalo Navarette, Mayor of Lo Prado and former Vice Secretary for Health, Chile; Detlev Ganten, President of the World Health Summit; Sharon Friel, Professor of Health Equity & ARC Future Fellow, National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, and Chair, Global Action for Health Equity Network (HealthGAEN); Victor Rodwin, Professor of Health Policy and Management, Wagner School of Public Service, New York University; Reiner de Graaf, OMA Partner and AMO Director; Saskia Sassen, Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology, Columbia University; Edgar Pieterse, Director, African Centre for Cities; and Stephen O’Brien, Chair of the London NHS Trust.

More information on how you can follow the conference will be announced shortly. Daily round-ups pulling key quotes, photos and more will keep you informed during the course of the conference.

Until then, feel free to connect with us on Twitter and Facebook for the latest updates on the conference and the ongoing work of LSE Cities.


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