November 2017, Month of Symposiums
This month apart from the ACADIA Conference, there was also the The Responsive Cities Symposium organized by IaaC on 13-14 November. Proudly announcing that my project 'Symbiotic Data Platform' will be one of the papers that will be published within the Symposiums outcomes. We had the great chance to listen the inspiring talk of Crimson Rose from Burning Man, as well as all the other great speakers, and their projects.. Furthermore, we had the access to the Smart City Expo 2017, as authors of the Symposium. The expo was a great event with the context of "Empower Cities, Empower People".
Also on 15 November 2017, the event of 'honor causa' of Prof. Rivka Oxman took place at UIC, which is followed by the 'Towards the Frontiers of Architecture Symposium' The speakers were as following: Welcome address. Dr Alberto T. Estévez, full professor at UIC Barcelona and director of the University Master’s Degree in Biodigital Architecture at the UIC Barcelona School of Architecture, “A State of the Art” and introduction of speakers by Dr Bob Martens, Institute of Architecture and Design at Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien), Speech by Dr Maria Mallo, Technical School of Architecture in Madrid, ETSAM, Speech by Ms Daniela Frogheri, UDEM, Universidad de Monterrey, "Worse than Being Blind is Having Sight and No Vision", conference by Dr Neri Oxman, MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, Massachusetts.