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7th KRIHS-IDB Annual Workshop: Data-driven urban planning in LAC and Korea

  • 2020-03-09
  • GDPC

7th KRIHS-IDB Annual Workshop: Data-driven urban planning in LAC and Korea


Date: Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Venue: IDB HQ, Washington D.C., U.S.


GDPC at KRIHS held the 7th KRIHS-IDBAnnual Workshop on Tuesday, December 10 at the Inter-American Development Bank(IDB) headquarters in Washington D.C. The workshop aims to share cooperativeactivities and research outcomes of “data-driven urban planning” and explorecontinuous cooperation between KRIHS and IDB. About 30 people participated inthe workshop including the IDB staff and KRIHS delegation.

At the beginning ofthe event, Tatiana Gallego Lizon, Chief of the Housing and Urban DevelopmentDivision (HUD) and Se Hoon Park, Director of GDPC delivered welcoming remarks.Andres Blanco, Lead Specialist at HUD, IDB shared the results from jointactivities between KRIHS and IDB.

During the mainsession of the workshop, two researchers from each organization presented thelatest research and activities using the data-driven method in each region:GIS, urban disaster prevention in South Korea, smart city, and urban policymakingin the LAC.


Knowledge Sharing Workshop

Cases of data driven urban policy making in Korea

Disaster Preventive Urban Planning for Resilient City in Korea

Dr. Byoung Jae Lee, Associate Research Fellow, KRIHS

Open Geospatial Technologies for Improving Situation Awareness in Korea

Dr. Hae Kyong Kang, Research Fellow, 1KRIHS

Cases of Smart Cities in LAC

Transforming LAC into a Region of Smart Cities

Mauricio Bouskela, Senior Specialist, IDB

A case of Smart Cities in Santiago de los Caballeros

Patricio Zambrano, Specialist, IDB


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