[CREATE Symposium] Science of Sustainable Cities
CNRS Team at CREATE Symposium 2023 | Science of Sustainable cities.
The CREATE Symposium 2023, held on 10 July, was centred on the Science of Sustainable Cities.
It began in the morning with the welcome address by Mr Heng Swee Keat, Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore and Chairman of the National Research Foundation.
Mr Heng Swee Keat, Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore and Chairman of the National Research Foundation, giving his welcome address speech at the CREATE Symposium (MCI Photos by Lim Sin Thai).
It then featured several keynote sessions:
Prof Carlo Ratti
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cities and non-communicable diseases: challenges and opportunities
Prof Nick Wareham
University of Cambridge
“Addressing Global Challenges through Advances in Plant Breeding”
Prof Richard Visser
“The role of ammonia combustion for decarbonization in power and industrial sectors”
Prof Hideaki Kobayashi
Prof Subodh Mhaisalkar, Executive Director, Academic Research, National Research Foundation, opened the afternoon session constituted of a series of presentations/panel discussions in the afternoon (by researchers at CREATE and their collaborators).
Prof Subodh during the CREATE Symposium 2023. Credits: Samuel Foo BEARS
Prof. Francisco Chinesta (Director of the DesCartes program) was a panelist in the first “Future Healthy Cities” discussion.
Paco Chinesta during the CREATE Symposium 2023. Credits: CNRS@CREATE.
The second discussion, themed “Environmental Systems”, saw Prof. Chueh Loo Poh (Lead PI of the EcoCTs project) presenting EcoCTs as well as being part of the panel discussion.
Chueh Loo Poh CREATE Symposium 2023
The last discussion was centred around “Food systems”.
Prof Natacha Aveline presenting the SPACE project poster to Prof. Antoine Petit. Credits: CNRS@CREATE.
DesCartes Augmented Marina Bay Twin visitors. Credits: CNRS@CREATE.
Prof. Jean-Baptiste Sibarita and Prof. Virgile Viasnoff from the Calipso team, presenting the soSPIM microscope to Antoine Petit, Christelle Roy