Press Release 018/2018

Karlsruhe Dialogues on Challenges and Opportunities Associated with New Smart Cities

Three-day Event on the Change of Cities – Keynote Lecture, Public Symposium, Panel Discussion, and Cultural Program
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Home, transport, shopping: The 2018 Karlsruhe Dialogues focus on what makes our cities smart and how citizens deal with it. (Graphics: Sahar Aharoni, KIT)

“The (Artificial) Intelligent City:” Under this heading, experts, urban planners, and cultural workers from many countries and cultures will meet for discussion at the 22nd Karlsruhe Dialogues from March 2 to 4, 2018. The keynote lecture “Who Owns the Smart City? Democratic Threat of Networked Urbanism” will be made by the British historian, author, and urbanist Leo Hollis on Friday, March 2, 2018 at 7.30 pm at the Audimax of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) (building 30.95, Campus South of KIT). The Karlsruhe Dialogues are conceived and organized by ZAK I Center for Cultural and General Studies, KIT. 




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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 10,000 employees cooperate in a broad range of disciplines in natural sciences, engineering sciences, economics, and the humanities and social sciences. KIT prepares its 22,800 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.

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