International Platform Of Experts in Planning Law 11th Annual Meeting


Wednesday 1st November

09:30 - 11:00           Welcomes - Seminar opening - background and context for the cases in israel

11: 00 - 13:00          Presentations of case responses - first set of countries

13:00  - 14:00          Lunch on site

14:00 - 17:00           Field tour in the Haifa bay rural Regional Council (north of Haifa) with local hosts, regarding Massive urban expansion

                            projects on farmland. Minibus and site visits

17:00                     Evening tour cont. - visit to a kibbutz in that region. Discussion of kibbutz property rights (and lack of them).

                            Dinner hosted by the kibbutz. return to Technion campus hotel

Thursday 2nd November

09:00 - 11:00           Presentations of case responses - second set of countries

11:00 - 13:00           Presentations of case responses - third set of countires

13:00 - 14:00           Lunch on site

14:00 - 17:00           Presentation of case responses - Fourth set of countries

17:00 - 18:00           Joint conclusions

18:00                     Special evenning program and dinner - planning-law tour of Druze village-town, and traditional dinner at a traditional

                            home (self payment).

Friday 3rd November

09:00 - 09:30          Check out of hotels, ready to leave Technion by 09:30 (those not staying at Technion - perhaps can meet on the way).

09:30                     Leave Haifa for second field visit, along the coast south of Haida to Tel Aviv, with visits to selected sites

Saturday 4th November

TBD Optional: Saturday morning or soon - tour of Tel Aviv "White city" UNESCO historic preservation area, explanied from a planning-law perspective by Dr.Nir Mualam

International Participants 

Janet Askew - Practicing Planner; Former President, Royal Town Planning Institute, UK

Dr. Anna Fogel Senior - Lawyer at her own firm; Head Legal Counsel in Spatial Planning and Land Use Law,  Warsaw Municipality, Poland

Dr. Miroslaw Gdesz - Member of the Polish Supreme Court

Jacco Karens - Lawyer and Researcher, IBR (Institute of Building Law),  Netherlands. Coordiantor, the International Expert Platform

Dr. Marta Lora Tamayo - Professor of Law, National University of Distance Education,  Spain

Juliane Lueke -  Doctoral student specialising in planning regulation, Faculty of Planning and Building, Technical University Berlin,  Germany

Dr. Josep Maria Aguirre - Professor of Law, University of Girona, Spain

Camille Mialot - Faculty member (Maître de Conférence) at l’Ecole de Droit de Sciencespo, Paris Practicing Lawyer, Mialot Avocats, France; Specialist in Public Law

Pablo Molina Alegre - Practicing Lawyer, Garrigues Law Firm, Barcelona, Spain; Former Head of Spanish Planners’ Association

Dr Claudio Ramos -  Member of the Portuguese Constitutional Court; Monteiro Professor of Law, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Hendrik van Sandick - Practicing Lawyer, CITY, Netherlands;  Formerly with the Dutch Planning Ministry

Dr. Xinrui Shi - Lawyer (trained in USA); Senior Researcher at Peking  University–Lincoln Institute Center for Urban Development and Land Policy, Beijing, China

Ed Sullivan - Lawyer, Expert in Land Use Law; Adjunct Professor of Planning Law, Lewis and Clark Law School, Portland, Oregon, USA

Dr. Helle  Tegner Anker - Professor of Law, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

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