ENAC School 20th anniversary celebration

Spend the day with the whole ENAC community and special guests, in a festive spirit.
Friday 2 September 2022, from 9:00 to 18:00, SwissTech Convention Center.

20 years ago, EPFL founded the ENAC School, bringing together the disciplines of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Environmental Science and Engineering. With its groundbreaking approaches in research and teaching ENAC addresses key challenges of sustainability in the built and natural environment.

Today, we have the great pleasure of inviting you to celebrate the 20th anniversary of our school:

Friday 2 September 2022
from 9:00 to 18:00
SwissTech Convention Center

Please register before 25 August to spend the day with the whole ENAC community and special guests, in a festive spirit on EPFL Campus.

Program outline

  • 9:00-9:15 | Arrival & coffee

  • 9:15-9:25 | Welcome address  – Martin Vetterli, EPFL President

  • 9:25-9:45 | Introduction – Claudia R. Binder, ENAC Dean

Keynote

  • Peter Messerli
    Director Wyss Academy for Nature, University of Bern

Roundtable

  • Peter Messerli
    Director Wyss Academy for Nature, University of Bern

  • Devis Tuia
    ENAC Associate Professor, Environmental Computational Science and Earth Observation Laboratory (ECEO)

  • Valentine Python
    National Councilor, les Vert-e-s, ENAC Alumna

  • Christian Meier
    ENAC Master Student, Architecture

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Keynote

“The Digital City. New forms of (data-based) collaboration”

  • Gesa Ziemer
    Director of City Science Lab, HafenCity University Hamburg Academic Lead United Nations Accelerator for Cities, UNITAC

Roundtable

  • Gesa Ziemer
    Director of City Science Lab, HafenCity University Hamburg Academic Lead United Nations Accelerator for Cities, UNITAC

  • Olga Fink
    ENAC Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Intelligent Maintenance and Operations Systems (IMOS)

  • Amir Rezaie
    Co-founder SwissInspect, Alumus ENAC

  • Julia Wälti
    ENAC Master Student, Environmental Sciences and Engineering

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Keynote

“Mobility Justice as a Necessary Climate Ethics Today”

  • Mimi Sheller (remote)
    Dean of Global School, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Roundtable

  • Mimi Sheller (remote)
    Dean of Global School, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

  • Dieter Dietz
    ENAC Associate Professor, Design Studio on the Conception of Space (ALICE)

  • Ariane Widmer
    Urbaniste cantonale, Office de l’urbanisme Genève, ENAC Alumna

  • Paula Vogg
    ENAC Master Student, Civil Engineering

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  • Laurent Vulliet
    Full Professor, Soil Mechanics Laboratory
    (ENAC Dean 2002-2008)

  • Marc B. Parlange (remote)
    President, University of Rhode Island
    (ENAC Dean 2008-2013)

  • Marilyne Andersen
    Full Professor, Laboratory of Integrated Performance in Design
    (ENAC Dean 2013-2018)

  • D. Andrew Barry
    Full Professor, Ecological Engineering Laboratory
    (ENAC Dean a. i. 2018-2019)

  • Claudia R. Binder
    Full Professor, Laboratory on Human-Environment Relations in Urban Systems
    (ENAC Dean since 2020)