A sustainable living environment for all generations and people having different lifestyles, incomes, and cultural backgrounds. This is the objective of the Citizens Forum “Nachhaltige Oststadt | Zukunft aus Bürgerhand” (Sustainable Eastern District of Karlsruhe | Future Made by the Citizens), which will start with a workshop on Saturday, October 11, 2014. At this workshop, citizens will have the opportunity to discuss with experts from science and politics, to develop options for their district, and to realize them together with the team of the “District Future” project. The Citizens Forum is initiated by the project team of “District Future – Urban Lab” of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in cooperation with the city of Karlsruhe and the Bertelsmann Foundation.
For further information (in German) please see https://karlsruhe.buergerforum2014.de/informationsseite/willkommen
Being “The Research University in the Helmholtz Association”, KIT creates and imparts knowledge for the society and the environment. It is the objective to make significant contributions to the global challenges in the fields of energy, mobility, and information. For this, about 9,600 employees cooperate in a broad range of disciplines in natural sciences, engineering sciences, economics, and the humanities and social sciences. KIT prepares its 23,300 students for responsible tasks in society, industry, and science by offering research-based study programs. Innovation efforts at KIT build a bridge between important scientific findings and their application for the benefit of society, economic prosperity, and the preservation of our natural basis of life. KIT is one of the German universities of excellence.