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30.09.2021 - 01.10.2021 | Stuttgart

Water in the City of the Future

Potentials of urban water management for climate-adapted urban development

How can cities prepare for natural phenomena such as heavy rainfall or periods of drought? How does climate change affect the urban water balance and water quality? With the digital conference, the Morgenstadt network wants to contribute to networking and knowledge exchange between municipal partners and science on the topic of urban neighborhoods as a level of action for urban climate adaptation and improved resource efficiency. The focus is on urban water management as a crucial building block of a future-oriented and climate-adapted city.

Natural phenomena such as heavy rainfall or prolonged droughts are still rare catastrophes. But with climate change, such scenarios are increasingly impacting the urban water balance and water quality, confronting cities with new challenges. Therefore, active urban water management in particular plays a crucial role in climate adaptation strategies for the development of future-oriented climate-adapted cities. The digital conference "Water in the City of the Future" addresses the mentioned problems in the form of different lectures, workshops as well as practical examples.

On the first day of the conference, the transformation potentials within (waste) water management as well as the role of "green" and "blue" infrastructures in climate-adapted urban development will be presented within three different keynote speeches. In the following workshops, participants will be able to discuss together how to accelerate the implementation of innovations in urban neighborhoods. On the second conference day, national and international good practice examples in the implementation of climate adaptation measures will be presented as well as a tool for the successful planning and implementation of climate protection measures.

The two conference days will be concluded by a digital excursion to practical examples in the afternoon: Implementation of climate adaptation measures using the example of the Hamburg district Jenfeld on the first day and the green roof strategy of the residential quarter "Am Weißenberg" in Hamburg on the second day.

The Morgenstadt network of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft aims to network interested participants on the topic of water management and to promote possible cooperations. In addition, the Morgenstadt conference aims to initiate concrete new projects in the field of climate-adapted water management.

The topics at a glance

Requirements and adaptation options in the housing stock.
(Focus: housing industry and municipalities)
Options for action: Successful implementation and practical examples
Tools for involving stakeholders in transformation processes in the housing industry
Smart controls for infrastructure operation
Good and best practices from European municipalities: design, process of implementation and user experiences

The event is aimed at

Representatives from municipalities, municipal enterprises, housing industry, research or water management.

Hinweise zur Teilnahme:
The event will be held in German and English.
he participation fee for the event is € 160 per person.

The event is free of charge for Morgenstadt partners. External participants can attend the presentations free of charge.

10.09.2021 | 40 €
from 23.09.2021 | full participation fee

register here


30.09.2021 ab 09:00 - 01.10.2021 15:00








Energie, Informationstechnik, Wirtschaft


Konferenz / Symposion / (Jahres-)Tagung, Seminar / Workshop / Diskussion, Vortrag / Kolloquium / Vorlesung




Juliane Segedi


Presse- und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit

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