Cities for Future Generations Start with Children

A conference focused on building better cities for children

28–29 May 2024
Old Market Hall, Bratislava

Because cities designed for children are better for everyone

A place designed with children’s health in mind benefits all residents. It’s safe, inclusive, and great for physical and mental health. And a city that remains attractive to future generations will be better equipped to face demographic, economic, and climate challenges.

So, where do we begin designing healthy, green, and safe cities?

Find the answer here.

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Make your city’s future ready

Join us for a two-day gathering in the historical city centre of Bratislava and become part of a movement for leaders to adopt a children’s health approach in shaping cities. You can look forward to:

  • Plenary keynotes about motivations, evidence, and inspiring success cases of designing for the needs of children and caregivers.
  • Deep dives into the topics in various interactive formats, from walking and cycling tours to hands-on skills workshops, focused panel discussions, and networking.
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Meet the leaders transforming our cities

Get inspired, network with the experts, and mingle among more than 30 speakers – city visionaries, mayors, planners, architects, designers, and business leaders from around the world will discuss creating child-friendly cities.

Gil Penalosa Gil Penalosa CA

Urbanist, Founder & Chair, 8 80 Cities

Ankita Chachra US

Architect & Urban Designer, Director of Climate at Capita

Jan Gehl DK

Architect, Professor, Consultant on Urban Design

Anna Dworakowska PL

Co-Founder & Director at Polish Smog Alert

Amanda M. Burden US

Principal at Bloomberg Associates

Erion Veliaj AL

Mayor of Tirana, Albania

Xoli Fuyani ZA

Environmentalist, Founder of Black Girls Rising

Tim Gill GB

Independent Scholar, Writer & Consultant

Get your tickets now

*VAT included

Let's meet in
 the Old Market Hall
 in Bratislava!

Join the discussion on child-friendly urban planning right from the heart of Slovakia’s capital.

Námestie Nežnej revolúcie, 811 01 Bratislava
Námestie Nežnej revolúcie, 811 01 Bratislava

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