New Delhi, India, will host the IABSE Symposium New Delhi 2021 with the main theme of “The Changing Skyline and Underground Structures”. This Symposium aims at providing an international forum for the debate on, among others, issues such as the urban skyline, imposition of modern construction on the skyline, underground transportation structures and its effect on built areas, heritage, culture and conservation, sustainability of the built environment, risk and asset management in infrastructures. In addition to Future Trends, the Symposium shall be focusing on cutting-edge issues, such as Novel Management Tools for the Built Environment, Lifecycle Quality Control of Infrastructures, Advanced Frameworks for a Sustainable Built Environment and Risk Analysis Procedures. The Symposium is thus targeted at attendees from different stakeholders, respectively, from academia to industry.
City leaders need new ways of thinking about planning, designing & building our cities – putting the citizen & liveability at the heart of all future projects, developments & transformations.
Every city or municipality is different, with different challenges and a different culture – for cities to become really smart they must embrace their unique context. Technology is an enabler, not the solution, the people must come first.
The 2020 Summit will explore the benefits to transport and mobility brought by the recent advances in new technologies and business models to enhance the accessibility, safety and efficiency of transport infrastructure and services. The discussions will focus on how innovation in transport can contribute to achieving the goals set out in the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and what governance framework is needed to enable this.
Passenger transport is changing. Travelers increasingly expect a frictionless and interconnected multimodal experience but how can transport operators adapt and deliver this?