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Tentative URP 2020 Agenda

25 November 2020



At Leipziger KUBUS: Annual status seminar of projects funded by BMBF in the measure Stadt-Land-Plus. Circa 200 participants from municipalities, science and society – aimed at exchange and knowledge transfer (in German)



Excursions (optional) – to Stadt-Land-Plus projects in Leipzig region



Official reception and welcome for all participants of the status seminar and the international conference by the Mayor of Leipzig at Neues Rathaus (new city hall)

26 November 2020

(main programme)

10:15 – 11:45

At Leipziger KUBUS Opening ceremony (with simultaneous interpretation service):

  • Forewords and words of welcome linking to the Leipzig Charter 2.0 process and German EC presidency by the Minister of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, by the Mayor of Leipzig and President of the Deutscher Städtetag (Association of German Cities) and conference chairs
  • Three highlight statements featuring contributions to the conference topics


11:45 – 12:15

Introductory pitches to poster sessions and exhibitions


12:15 – 13:30

In the lunch and coffee breaks: various exhibition formats including posters, video wall, interactive exhibit, publication desks, contributions from selected BMBF-projects as well as relevant European networks, projects and researchers


26 November 2020


13:30 – 18:30

Several classic and interactive sessions (a call for sessions will invite innovative formats) to discuss and address the conference topics.



Social event by invitation of the BMBF at Moritzbastei (The Moritz Bastion, t.b.c.)

27 November 2020

(main programme)

08:00 – 12:00

At Leipziger KUBUS: Continuation of mixed sessions.

Various formats to discuss and present scientific and transdisciplinary approaches and projects


12:15 – 13:00



13:00 – 13:30

Closing ceremony



Excursions (optional) – to Stadt-Land-Plus projects in Leipzig region