PRELIMINARY PROGRAM SCHEDULE OF YIMBYcon

Time: August 11-14
Place: Helsinki
Venue: to be determined (StartUp Maria, former Hospital of Maria, Lapinlahdenkatu 16, 00180 Helsinki)

Thursday evening bar night (fuckup night for sharing stories of failure), SteamHellsinki (Olavinkatu 1)

Friday program at Nordic Culture Point (Kaisaniemenkatu 9):

0930-1000 Arrival, welcome speech (Mikko Särelä)
1000-1040 Urban Helsinki and DIY City Planning – projects and  experiences (Timo Hämäläinen)
1040-1120 Lisää kaupunkia Helsinkiin – YIMBYism in Helsinki (Mikko Särelä)
1120-1200 From urban activist to politician (Otso Kivekäs)
1200-1230 Keynote: Civic activism is reconstructing the society – Tools for discussing self-organizing cities (Maija Faehnle)
1230-1300 Keynote: Using online map questionnaire as a tool for civic engagement in urban planning (Heikki Mäntymäki)
1400-1430 Arkkitehtuurikapina – architectural revolt (Marjo Uotila)

Friday afternoon Flow Talks / Free time to see the city / self-organized program, evening at Ravintola Kaisaniemi (Kaisaniementie 6)
Saturday morning Workshops, (making YIMBY Manifest etc.) at StartUp Maria (Lapinlahdentie 16)
Saturday afternoon City excursions
Saturday evening Flow-festival / Free time / self-organized program
Sunday morning Workshops at Maria
Sunday afternoon City excursions
Sunday evening Flow-festival / Free time / self-organized program

The program is also here: YIMBYcon program

Excursion suggestions:
Myyrmäki art station & graffiti projects (Leena Romppainen for more info)
http://www.myrtsi.fi/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&layout=item&id=28&Itemid=155

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