Technology for urban planning: The case of “Cypeurban” by UNECE Real Estate Market Advisory Group (REM)

Thursday, 9 December, 2021 - 16:00 to 17:45
Central European Time (CET)
Friday, 3 December, 2021

Technology for urban planning: The case of “Cypeurban” by UNECE Real Estate Market Advisory Group (REM) 

9 December 2021, Thursday (online) from 4- 5.45 p.m Central European Time (CET)

About the seminar

The seminar explains a case study of the digitalization of urban planning to improve land management, gain transparency and improve access to information. The seminar will include a presentation of a tool to grant urban licenses by digitally checking proposed urban planning projects in order to improve project assessment accuracy and agility of the urban planning process. The tool, called “CYPEURBAN”, is an innovative software to manage validation of licenses for urban planning projects. It allows to check and provide a more effective public administration supervision of the preparation of urban planning documentation requested by private and public sector organizations.

Draft programme

1. Introduction and welcome

  • Gulnara Roll, Secretary to the Committee on Urban Development, Housing and Land Management, UNECE
  • Paloma Taltavull de la Paz, Professor at the Department of Applied Economic Analysis, University of Alicante, Spain; and Chair of the UNECE REM

2. Seminar Technology for urban planning: The case of “Cypeurban”

  • Chair: Ms. Nuria Raga, REM member, Registradores, Spain
  • Speakers:
    • Mr. Daniel Cuervo Iglesias, General Secretary, APCE (Spanish Association of Developers and Builders)
    • Mr. Pablo Gilabers, Innovation Director, CYPE - CYPEURBAN solution for digital building permits
    • A representative of Villanova Gaia City Government, Portugal
    • Mr. António Miguel Castro, President, Board of Directors – GAIURB and strategic vision of Digitalisation
    • Mr. Marco Lima Carvalho, Chief of Geographic Information Division – Digitalisation process and the new challenges of BIM in Licencing

3. Conclusion, and Question and Answers

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