session 1

Art & Creativity ... then to Innovation

As seen in Soho and Chelsea districts of New York City, a good collection of artists can colorfully innovate the town.
This session will explore ways on how such talents, the human assets can be drawn to gather, stimulate ever more creativity to outspring.

Linz (Austria) / BankART1929 (Yokohama, Japan), and others
Date: May 22 (Saturday) 10:00 ~

session 2

Urbanization strategies all begin from the Waterside

Cities around the world that everyone is specially attracted to, are often known for beautiful waterscapes. With Nagoya’s Nakagawa Canal as our starting point, today the question is how we can make the best use of our basin areas. In this session, talks on many present facts concerning urban-planning and strategies, also the whole forward-going movement to boost greater progress and development will be discussed.

Venezia (Italy) / Fugan Canal (Toyama Prefecture), and others
Date: May 22 (Saturday) 13:15 ~

session 3

Waterside management supported by citizens and business companies

To make the best use of these waterside assets —
For Nagoya, what would be the optimum scheme, what are the challenges?
In what forms should they be done to secure sustainability?
Such talks will be exchanged “deep-dive” through this session.

Amsterdam (Netherlands) /
Tennozu Isle – Terada Warehouses (Tokyo), and others
Date: May 22 (Saturday) 16:00 ~

session 4

Diversity Session (Session with the citizens)

In this session all the players and everybody envisioning the same dream for the basin will gather to exchange ideas, and from a diverse range of perspectives, frankly discuss:
” For our Canal ~ What is the best that we can do”

Date: May 23 (Sunday) 10:00 ~