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July 9, 2010-July 10, 2010 ADD: Haosheng International Hotel, Mt. Qingcheng, Chengdu

July 9th (Friday)

- 09:00-10:00 am: Opening ceremony
- 10:00-11:00 am: Introduction of the theme and discussion methods (Desmodo)
- 11:00-12:00 Self-introduction of the group members
- The renovation of ‘city’ and the inheritance of culture

1. Urban formation and development in Europe and China

2. What is the ‘Garden City’ from Howard’s view, and its practices in Europe?

- 12:00-2:00pm Lunch
- 2:00-3:30pm -The planning for ‘Model Garden City’ of Chengdu from trans-culture perceptions

1. Can we indiscriminately mimic Howard’s notion of ‘garden city’ to construct a ‘modern garden city’ in the whole area of Chengdu? How to reposition the city orientation on the basis of ‘understanding, transcendence, and innovation’?

2. What are the characters of ‘modern garden city’? How to set up the index system?

3. Discuss the criterion from ‘third class’ to ‘first class’ and the way to realize based on the conceive of Chengdu as a ‘modern garden city’ in the future 50 years

- 3:30-4:00pm Which is urban utopian for the 21st century?
- 4:00-4:30pm Discussion
- 4:30-5:30pm Restate the four challenges in the 2nd Biennial of the China-Europa Forum (documents) and according to whole day’s discussion to summary the challenges in this realm. Please fill out a form (Simple Grille)

Identifying common transversal themes (e.g. the feasibility for the planning of “Model Garden City” in Chengdu, the ideal spatial structure and organization form for the cities in 21st century?

The schedule of tomorrow’s work

- 6:00-8:00pm Dinner

July 10th (Saturday)

- 8:00-8:15 am Group meeting

four steps (please fill out the Simple Grille form):

A, the key issues

B, exchange experiences and lessons

C, future Vision

D, an action plan in the future (within 2-3 years)

three forms: individual, small groups, the whole group

- 8:20-8:30 am divide into groups - 8:30-9:30am Divided into 2 or 3 groups of discussions

A: The Key Issues

Individual (think about the most important question in Urban Utopian). 15mins.

Small groups (summary the issues) 20 mins.

The whole group (classifies the issues in small groups and selects the five most important issues). Fill out the Simple Grille form within 25mins.

- 9:30-10:00pm Tea break
- 10:00-11:30pm Divided into 2 or 3 groups of discussions

B: Exchange Experiences and Lessons

The whole group discussion:

group members to free talk in the group about the examples (three to five) on this topic.

keep record in the Simple Grille form

- 11:30-1:30 Lunch
- 1:30-2:30 All participants C: Future Vision( The steps same to B)

- 2:30-3:30pm D: Action plan in the future (within 2-3 years) After finished all the discussion, please send all the Simple Grille forms to the Forum Center Mailbox. The conference will release the results in the meeting.

- 3:30-4:00 Synthesis and perspectives

July 11th (Sunday)

- 8:00-12:00am Visiting Dujiangyan Irrigation system and experiencing “Tao” culture in Qingcheng Mountain Centre urban and rurality area tour, depending on the time schedule

- 3:00-6:00 pm Departure to the Hong Kong Polytechnic University

July 12th (Monday)

- 6:00-12:00 am Departure to the Hong Kong Polytechnic University

- 15:00am Opening of the Biennial

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