Posted on 17 Jun 2020


The challenges that have emerged for high and low-density cities, transport systems, and public spaces in the COVID-19 era present opportunities to re-image city spaces. On Thursday, 25 June from 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm IST Connect the Dots will be hosting a webinar to bring together urbanists, architects, innovators and trailblazers from Ireland and the US to share their insights on what our cities can be for their citizens and why now is the perfect time to accelerate innovation.

Speakers will include:

  • Katrina Johnston-Zimmerman a Philadelphia-based urban anthropologist & Founder and Director at THINK.Urban

  • David Vega-Barachowitz, a New York-based urban design expert and an Associate at WXY Studio 

  • Noel Dempsey, former Irish Minister for Transport, now the Chair of the Temple Bar Company, the ‘city within a city’ in Dublin

  • Claudia Hoareau Gichuhi, a diversity and inclusion expert and Board Member of the Irish Network Against Racism (INAR)

  • George Boyle, an award-winning architect and social innovator and the Founder of George Boyle Designs and the Fumbally Exchange (FEx) 

  • Denise Cahill leads the WHO’s Healthy Cities in Cork, a designated city since January 2012. 

  • Daibhí MacDomhnaill, Head of Landscape Design at Irish homebuilders Cairn Plc. 

To find out more about the event and register click here