Sept 30 – Oct 1, 2020
International Greencities Congress
The IGC – International Greencities Congress brings together all the scientific content of the Greencities Forum through the presentation and exhibition of scientific communications. It is a space aimed at knowledge and new projects that contribute to the development of sustainable and intelligent cities.
Sustainable urban ecosystem
Design of the urban space. Urban infrastructure, covering the definitions that address the concept of a Smart City, efficiency measures for urban infrastructure, mobility, electric mobility and smart transport; 4.0 Ecosystems; Environment.
Sustainable actions in construction
Sustainable building design. Efficient infrastructure in the search for the reduction of environmental, social and/or economic impact, sustainable rehabilitation.
Infrastructure and sustainable technological solutions
Technological solutions: ICTs, IoT, Big Data; digital transformation; RPAS; renewable energy; energy efficiency; water infrastructure, waste management, pollution.
Territorial intelligence and urban governance
Social innovation and accessibility; development of smart territories; cybersecurity; artificial intelligence; data protection and social rights.
These are the members that are part of the Scientific Committee of the International Greencities Congress.
Mª Luisa Gómez Jiménez – President
Giampiero Bambagioni is Property Economist, University Lecturer of Evaluation of programmes and projects and Real Estate Finance in Master Courses (University of Rome “La Sapienza” and Perugia University), Expert in Housing and Land Management including Smart Cities Policies.
He is Head of Scientific and International Activities of Tecnoborsa. Economic advisor for some relevant public and private Organizations at Italian and international level on the issues of the development, Housing and land management and economic policies, Valorisation of public assets, appraisal and real estate finance, REITs, Non-performing loans (NPLs).
He is cooperating with UNECE since 2001. Member of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Real Estate Market Advisory Group (REM), since its constitution on 2008. Current UNECE REM Chair.
Giampiero Bambagioni is author and co-author several scientific essays and articles, and scientific coordinator of research projects. Among the most recent “Existing European buildings and cities: Economic improvement and evaluation of cost-benefit related to lifecycle and performance” (2017), Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture Vol. 11, N.3. David Publishing, USA. DOI:10.17265/1934-7359/2017.03.006
Under his leadership has been elaborated – with the involvement of an international Task Force – the UNECE REM Policy Framework for Sustainable Real Estate Markets: Principles and guidance for the development of a country’s real estate sector (2010). Online PDF: http://www.unece.org/index.php?id=11059
He holds a MSc in Economics; he obtained a Master in Business Administration (MBA). He has attended specialization Courses at the SDA Bocconi University (Milan) and from the University of Milano, Italy. He holds a Diploma in “European Public Management and Economic Policy” from Scuola Nazionale dell’Amministrazione (SNA) under the Presidency of the Council of Ministers (Italy). Member of the Royal Economic Society, London.
Tomás Caballero Sanguino
Industrial Engineer from the University of Malaga. Trainer in energy certification of buildings by the Andalusian Energy Agency/IDAE. Expert in energy efficiency of buildings by the Andalusian Council of Industrial Engineers. Technical partner for the coordination and development of the first Energy Optimization Plans of the municipalities of Malaga, through the Malaga Provincial Government and the Society of Planning and Development (Sopde). Director of Engineering and Projects 4TEnergy since 2014 and Head of Engineering at TCS Ingenieros since 2000.
José Antonio Conde Heredia
Technical Architrect, Building Engineer, Master´s Degree in Sustainability and Building Management in the Tourism Sector and Professional Expert in Facility Management. BREAAM associate as well as member of the Review Committee of the BREAAM 2019 manual in the waste area. He is Passivehaus Tradesperson and member of the CE marking and evaluation committee, as notified body of the CEMOSA laboratory. He develops his professional activity as Responsible for Quality and Sustainability in Construcciones Bonifacio Solís, S.L. building company. Vice President and Secretary of the Official Association of Quantity Surveyors and Technical Architects of Malaga since 2009 and Accountant Treasurer of the Andalusian Council of Quantity Surveyors since 2013.
José Ramón de Andrés Díaz
- Member of the Governing Board of the Official Association of Industrial Engineers of Eastern Andalusia
- Professor of the University of the Engineering Projects Area of the University of Málaga
- Vice-secretary of the School of Industrial Engineering
- Member of the International Congress of Engineering and Project Management Scientific Committee
- Representative of the Spanish Committee of Illumination (CEI) in Division 3 “Interior Environment and Lighting Design” of the International Committee of Illumination (CIE)
- Responsible for the research group PAIDI TEP935: DESIGN OF EFFICIENT PROJECTS
Trained in planning and architecture, Ann Forsyth is a Professor of Urban Planning and Director of the Masters in Urban Planning Program at Harvard. Previously she was a professor of city and regional planning at Cornell (2007-2012) of urban design at the University of Minnesota, directing the Metropolitan Design Center (2002-2007). She earlier taught at Harvard Design School (1999-2002) and at the University of Massachusetts (1993-1999) where she was co-director of a small community design center, the Urban Places Project.
Forsyth specializes in the social aspects of physical planning with three main areas of contribution: innovative planning and design in suburban/metropolitan areas—what it is and the results when implemented-, healthy places—how can the physical environment improve health-, and analyses and critiques of the process of planning and design in these areas.
Her publications include five books, two manuals concern building healthier places and she has written over 170 articles, reviews, and chapters in planning, geography, health, and design including almost 80 refereed articles, and has developed a number of planning tools—from participatory methods and surveys to GIS protocols.
Forsyth has won over 50 awards, honors, and fellowships for professional and research work. She has a BSc(Honors) in Architecture from the University of Sydney, an MA in Urban Planning from UCLA, and a PhD from Cornell.
Alfonso Gago Calderón
Industrial Engineer (2002 – Award for best academic record), University Master in Audiovisual Information Systems (2010) and Doctor in Industrial Engineering (2010) from the University of Malaga. Assistant Professor Doctor of the Project Area of the Higher School of Industrial Engineers. Member of the government board of the Solitec Foundation. Technical advisor of the Andalusian Energy Agency in the field of lighting with LED technology. Collaborator of the Institute of Solar Energy of the Polytechnic University of Madrid. Professor of the Master’s Degree in Project Preparation BIM and Project Management (DP in BIM Projects + DP in Project Management) of the Universidad de Jaén. “López Peñalver” Prize Universidad de Málaga: Best young researcher in the area of engineering and architecture (2013). Special Mention in the II Innovation Awards of the Alberto Elzaburu Foundation (2015). Author of 3 books/chapters, 7 patents, 12 scientific articles in indexed journals (JCR & SCOPUS) and an extensive participation in international conferences. Fields of study: Applications of LED technology, electronic control for opto-electronic systems based on microcontrollers and microprocessors and development of light electric vehicles (LEVs).
Cristina Gallardo Ramírez
PhD Architect from the University of Seville in 2018. Master in Environment and Bioclimatic Architecture Polytechnic University of Madrid -MAYAB-UPM- in 2011. Master’s Degree in Sustainable City and Architecture -MCAS-US- in 2013. Extraordinary Award of MCAS Master 2012 / 2013 University of Seville. Research focused on the treatment of coastal tourism space as a socio-ecosystem for its integrated regeneration. Other lines of research: gender and sustainability in the urban environment. Guest professor at MAYAB since 2012.
Ester Higueras Garcia
Ester Higueras is a Doctor of Architecture, professor of the UPM, and professor of the Master of Environment and Bioclimatic Architecture of the UPM, as well as the University Master of Territorial Planning of the UPM. She has participated in numerous post-graduate courses and conferences. She has directed more than 15 doctoral thesis and has been tutor of more than 60 Final Degree projects of the UPM. In MAYAB, she teaches the subjects Bioclimatic and sustainable city and Urban and Building Rehabilitation. Responsible for the TFM of Urbanism of the MAYAB with more than 60 directed works.
Helena Madureira is geographer and holds a Ph.D. in Landscape Architecture from the University of Porto. She is assistant professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Porto. She is an integrated member of Centre of Studies on Geography and Spatial Planning (CEGOT), a research centre dedicated to geography and spatial planning. Her research focuses on green infrastructures planning, landscape and spatial planning and urban environmental planning.
Mª del Pilar Mercader Moyano
PhD Architect from the University of Seville, hired professor at the Dpt. Of Architectural Technology I of the School of Architecture of Seville, Master in Architecture and Heritage, Master in Expert Opinion and Repair of Buildings, director-coordinator of the First International Congress and III National Sustainable Construction and Eco-efficient Solutions, member of the Scientific Committee on Housing Environment published by the Department of Environment of the Polytechnic University of Krakow. Researcher in numerous R & D research projects related to sustainability in building. Author of numerous articles published in journals of impact.
Guido Rings is Professor of Postcolonial Studies, director of the Anglia Ruskin Research Center for Intercultural and Multilingual Studies (ARRCIMS), editor of the GFL journal and iMex journal and coordinator of the Master in Intercultural Communication at the Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge.
His research focuses on the reconstruction of culture and identity concepts in contemporary European and American narratives. He is the author of The Other in Contemporary Migrant Cinema: Imagining a New Europe? (Routledge 2016), La disrupted conquest (Iberoamericana 2010), Eroberte Eroberer (Vervuert 2005) and Erzählen gegen den Strich (Lang 1996). He is editor of the special issues of Negocios en Mexico (with Antonio Ciruela Lorenzo, iMex 2 2017), Glocal identities in Mexican theater and performance (with Verena Dolle, iMex 2 2014) and Cine Chicano (iMex 2 2012), of the dossier The other face of migration (Iberoamericana 2009), and of the collective volumes Neo-Colonial Mentalities in Contemporary Europe? (with Anne Ife, Cambridge Scholars Publishing 2008) and European Cinema: Inside Out (with Ricki Morgan-Tamosunas 2003). He is also the author of more than 50 articles and editor of the Cambridge Handbook of Intercultural Communication (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming).
Carlos Rosa Jiménez
PhD in the area of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Malaga. Specialized in Building and Urban Development architect (1996) by E.T.S. Architecture of Seville, where he won the III Dragados Award for Best Thesis (1997). He began his research career as an intern FPDI of the Board of Andalusia in the same school (1999-2003). In 2003 he performed a doctorate from the University of Seville and received the Extraordinary Doctoral Award a year later. In 2007 he joined Malaga University as an Assistant Professor at E.T.S. Architecture, of which he was secretary in the period 2007-10. He has lectured in courses of international PhD and participated in numerous projects of regional and national research in the line of tourism, regional development and historical heritage. It highlights the project of excellence “Minimum pieces of Tourism” and “Atlas Tourism on the Costa del Sol”, with research contracts as writing.
Adjunct Professor in Department of Mechanical Engineering Department – Institute of Engineering – University of Algarve-Portugal (Thermodynamics, Applied Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer, Air Conditioning). PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Sciences and Technology of University of Coimbra – Portugal. Member of the research centre ADAI-LAETA (Association for the Development of Industrial Aerodynamics). Reviewer of several international journals (Applied Thermal Engineering, Renewable Energy, Energy and Buildings, etc). Author of several published papers in international journals about Thermal Behaviour of Buildings, Heat and Mass Transfer and Air-conditioning Systems. Chairman of the Iberian-American congress CYTEF2016, international conferences CONSOLFOOD2016 and CONSOLFOOD2018. Enthusiast and advocate of solar cooking and organizer of solar cooking workshops in several countries.
Francisco Serrano Casares
Professor at the Industrial Engineering School of the University of Malaga. PhD in Physics from the University of Malaga in 1981. He has taught at the Faculty of Sciences, the University School of Industrial Technical Engineering and the Higher Technical School of Industrial Engineers. He is a specialist in Thermodynamics and Renewable Energies. From the 2012-2013 academic year, he teaches in the Degree in Energy Engineering, of which he has been coordinator, being currently the coordinator of Business Practices.
He has been Academic Director of the Own Title of the University of Malaga Expert in Renewable Energies, Director of the University Institute of Research and Technological Control and Director of the Department of Thermal Engines and Machines. He is currently coordinator of the Andalusian Institute of Renewable Energies at the University of Malaga.
He has participated and directed several research projects of the National Research Plans. He is responsible of the Energy Group (TEP 139) of the Junta de Andalucía. He has various publications in scientific journals and international and national conferences. Likewise, he has carried out various works and reports for companies and official organizations.
Antonio Vargas Yáñez