Sustainable Future in the City: Student Competition 2019

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Hornton Grange

53 Edgbaston Park Road

Birmingham

B15 2RS

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Join us for the student competition on October 25, 2019

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Students are invited to come up with ideas about how to improve the responsible business eco-efficiency in the city of Birmingham. One of the main current challenges is that local businesses need to create more value with less environmental impact: seizing opportunities to innovate and to enhance competitiveness through better use of physical, human, and financial resources, while meeting growing customer demand for more environmentally and socially acceptable goods and services

The deadline for the Student Competition entries has now passed. On October 25, the committee will select one project as a competition winner. 5 student project were shortlisted for the award.

The schedule for the event is as follows:

10:00-10:30 Arrival and registration

10:30-11:00 Shanshan Mao and Zixiang Ma

11:00-11:30 Daniel Stoica

11:30-12:00 Aidan Dyde

12:00-12:30 Matthias Loira

12:30-13:00 Bowen Yan, Jinman Zhang and Zixin Li

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-14:30 Committee deliberations

14:30 Results announcement

Members of the selection committee:

  • Dr Allan Beltran (Lecturer in Environmental Economics, Department of Economics, University of Birmingham)
  • Dr Spyros Angelopoulos (Assistant Professor of Information Management at Tilburg University)
  • Dr Anna Isakova (AMRSC MICRA Business Development Manager, University of Birmingham Enterprise Ltd)
  • Jonathan Roberts (ARLI Business Engagement Manager, University of Birmingham)
  • David Terry (Business Engagement Manager – ATETA Birmingham Energy Institute)
  • Dr Zhihua Li (Lecturer in Behavioural Economics, Department of Economics, University of Birmingham)

If you want to attend the event on October 25, 2019 as an attendee, register via this webpage. Note that all shortlisted candidates will be registered for this event automatically.

The event will also feature The Art of Happiness in Cities Exhibition. It is a custom exhibition produced by Alexander Kharlamov using film photography and silver gelatin printing. The exhibition features many different communities from all parts of Birmingham in order to showcase diversity, inclusivity and multi-cultural vibrance of the City of Birmingham. The Urban Analytics Workshop is free, but we would be grateful if you support The Art of Happiness in Cities project by making a donation towards PHAB Camps Birmingham (a local charity, which we would like to support with the project). Donations can be made via this website. All donation go directly to PHAB Camps. Please, also help us spread the word about the project using hashtag #UrbanHappinessBrum19.

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Hornton Grange

53 Edgbaston Park Road

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B15 2RS

United Kingdom

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