Kick-off event spatial strategy process

  airial view of the open pit mine Copyright: © städtebau

11th of June 2021, 4 pm

The half-day kick-off event represents the public launch of the multiple commissioning of the spatial strategy Rheinisches Revier 2038+. The Revierknoten Raum will present the spatial strategy process, the results of the previous spatial diagnosis as well as the planning task. In addition, the planning teams present their own consortium, their approach and theses on the central transformation tasks in the Rheinisches Revier. Finally, there will be a panel discussion on structural change and the spatial strategy 2038+.

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The following is a compact timetable:

4 pm

Alfred Sonders – Mayor of Alsdorf 
Bodo Middeldorf – Zukunftsagentur Rheinisches Revier
Prof. Dr. Andreas Pinkwart - Minister for Economic Affairs, Innovation, Digitalization and Energy of NRW (video message)

4.20 pm

Spacial Strategy Rheinisches Revier 2038+
Christa Reicher und Benjamin Vossen

4.50 pm

Introduction of the planning teams
Christa Reicher, N.N. Vertreter der Planungsteams

5.30 pm

Panel discussion
Moderation Christa Reicher & Ralph Sterck

Statement of the expert advisory board for the monitoring of the spatial strategy
Wilhelm Natrup, Cantonal Planner Office for Spatial Development Zurich/CH,
Expert Advisory Board on Spatial Strategy (video message)

Discussion round I: 

What do the region and the municipalities expect from the spatial strategy?

Frank Rock, District Administrator, Rhine-Erft District
Andreas Heller, Mayor, Elsdorf
Claudia Schwan-Schmitz, Technical Assistant of the City Councillor Bergheim 
Boris Linden, Managing Director, SEG Hambach

Discussion round II: 
What is the significance of spatial strategy for formal planning?
Dr. Alexandra Renz, Head of the NRW State Planning Authority MWIDE
Rainer Thiel, Representative Regional Council Düsseldorf
Rainer Deppe, Chairman Regional Council Cologne 

Statement of the expert advisory board for the monitoring of the spatial strategy
Hans Hoorn, Maastricht/NL, Expert Advisory Council on Spatial Strategy 

6.20 pm

Christa Reicher und Ralph Sterck


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