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Sub-theme 43: Cities as Sites and Drivers of Organizational Action

Convenors:
Christof Brandtner, Stanford University, USA
Renate E. Meyer, WU – Vienna University of Economics and Busines, Austria
Silviya Svejenova, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
Session I: Thursday, July 04, 11:00 to 12:30, MS - Sydney Smith LT
Cities and Strategies
Chair: Christof Brandtner, Renate Meyer and Silviya Svejenova (Welcome and introductions)
W.E. Douglas Creed, Dennis Jancsary, Renate E. Meyer and Markus A. Höllerer
Inequality, political opportunity structures, and the challenges of robust action: An analysis of city resilience strategies
Sara Brorström, Maria Grafström and Kristina Tamm Hallström
Power of the vague – How strategic documents mobilise change in two Swedish cities
Session II: Thursday, July 04, 14:00 to 15:30
- Parallel Stream -
Parallel Stream A: Cities in Action - Room: MS - Sydney Smith LT
Chair: Doug Creed
Sharone April and Amalya L. Oliver
Collaborative innovation at city level- Lessons from 144 innovation projects in 25 international large cities
Christof Brandtner
The distribution of city climate action: How civic capacity enables green building certifications in U.S. cities
Kari Jalonen and Ville-Pekka Sorsa
Strategy work from the outside? External influence on strategy work in Finnish cities
Parallel Stream B: Urban Development and Regeneration - Room: MS - G.14
Chair: Eva Boxenbaum
Sara Bonini Baraldi, Francesca Governa and Carlo Salone
“They tried to make me go to rehab. I said, no, no, no.” Representations of ‘deprived’ urban spaces and urban regeneration in Turin, Italy
Aurélie Toivonen
Justice and justification in the organization of the urban common- The case of Yaoundé City Plan 2020, in Cameroon
George Kuk, Stephanie Giamporcaro and Nicole Chang
Meta-organizing preservation and regeneration at the crossroads of heritage and street art in the art city of Malaysia
Session III: Friday, July 05, 09:00 to 10:30, MS - Sydney Smith LT
Visit to Waverly Court (only for sub-theme participants)
Discussion with Edinburgh's CEO at City Hall
Session IV: Friday, July 05, 11:00 to 12:30
- Parallel Stream -
Parallel Stream A: Heritage and City Identity - Room: MS - Sydney Smith LT
Chair: Sara Brorström
Amélie Boutinot
The role of a cultural heritage to shape a city identity: Cultural identity work by the city of Nancy (France)
Candace Jones, Ju Young Lee and Taehyun Lee
City Identity: Remembering and Forgetting
Eva Boxenbaum and Sylvain Colombero
Authentic city identity: Institutional architectural heritage
Parallel Stream B: Urban Governance and Infrastructure - Room: MS - G.14
Chair: Christof Brandtner
Filipe Mello Rose, Gernot Grabher and Joachim Thiel
Elegant visions, messy realities. How interorganizational networks shape the smart city ecology of Amsterdam
Monika Grubbauer and Venetsiya Dimitrova
Organizing the city through architectural projects: Non-standard solutions, multi-sited cooperation, and stable networks in the construction of the “Elbphilharmonie”, Hamburg
Morgan Currie
Data as performance – How cities represent themselves through data analytics
Session V: Friday, July 05, 14:00 to 15:30
- Parallel Stream -
Parallel Stream A: Cities and Enterprises - Room: MS - Sydney Smith LT
Chair: Alessandra Zamparini
Grant A. Murray
Taking its place within a city: the spatial creation of an entrepreneurship ecosystem
Lívia Pagotto
In the name of progress: Revisiting company towns from a public sphere perspective
Perttu O. Kähäri, Iiris Saittakari, Paulina Junni, Rebecca Piekkari and Tiina Ritvala
Cities competing for headquarters: Extending the concept of location from physical to social
Parallel Stream B: Cities, Neighborhoods and Careers - Room: MS - G.14
Chair: Noomi Weinryb
Janaina Macke, João Alberto Sarate and Suane A. Moschen
“Good fences make good neighbours”: Liveability and sense of community in a developing country context
Mahesh Somashekhar, Jason Orne, Giacomo Negro and Fabrizio Perretti
Where goes the gayborhood? The evolution of LGBTQ organizational clusters in the United States
Fabrizio Montanari, Damiano Razzoli, Lorenzo Mizzau and Stefano Rodighiero
Being ‘In the right place at the right time’: Urban features shaping creative workers’ career
Session VI: Saturday, July 06, 09:00 to 10:30
- Round Table -
Round Table A: Creative Cities - Room: MS - Sydney Smith LT
Chair: Amélie Boutinot
Julia Parigot
Can artistic organizations renew the contemporaneous city?
Amelie Notais and Julie Tixier
Entrepreneurship in the City: Why gender matters
Miikka Lehtonen and J. Tuomas Harviainen
We built this city: a visual exploration on Helsinki, video games, and materiality
Ruey-Lin Hsiao and Yun Su
City as strategic resources: How Hoshino Hotel transformed Asahikawa into an urban resort
Round Table B: Governing, Mobilization and Solidarity - Room: MS - G.14
Chair: Dennis Jancsary
Sinaida Hackmack
Janus-faced urban governance: How cities are navigating throughthepolicy-making processwith the third sector. Preliminary insights from the urban mobility transition in Berlin
Morgan Chelihi, Joris Arnaud, Julie-Maude Normandin, Marie-Christine Therrien and Geneviève Baril
Governing social capital for urban resilience: lessons from three action research projects
Noomi Weinryb and Livia Johannesson
Political mobilization in a digital age – Exploring the role of city space before and after the rise of social media
Lucie Cortambert
Organizing solidarity in the city for the homeless: abstracting space, creating boundaries and enacting mobility
Nici Zimmermann, Catalina Turcu and Melanie Crane
Transforming thinking to address climate change in cities: The missing organisational perspective
Session VII: Saturday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, MS - Sydney Smith LT
Cities, Social Positioning, and Identity
Chair: Christofer Brandtner, Renate Meyer and Silviya Svejenova
Alessandra Zamparini and Francesco Lurati
Are we our festival? When the project of a festival house makes a city think about its identity
Tobias Heuer and Jochen Runde
The Hamburg Effect: On the social positioning, identities and system functions of a technological object
Conclusions