- Wed, Jun 7, 2017 09:00 AM
Latitude: 37.3891, Longitude: 126.646
On June 7th, from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm NewCities and IFEZ welcome participants to join one of three site visits to explore different aspects of the city of Incheon Songdo. Site visits will be by bus and water taxi, and will involve some walking. Please register for only 1 site visit. Site Visit #1: Fostering the Arts in Smart Cities From the Convensia complex, this site visit will first visit the IFEZ Smart City Operations Center in Songdo, followed by a visit to the IFEZ Art Center, a newly built arts complex and concert hall designed to activate Songdo's waterfront and cultural scene. From there, the Incheon Art Platform will guide the tour through its multiplex arts center - part of a downtown Incheon restoration project, transforming turn-of-the-century structures into a venue for productive creativity and multi-disciplinary arts. Site Visit #2: Songdo's Waterways and Shipping Infrastructure From the Convensia complex, this site visit take a tour of the 118 acre Sun Kwang Newport Container Terminal, a high-capacity and eco-friendly shipping port integrating automated and unmanned equipments. Next, the tour will explore the IFEZ Smart-City Operation Center in Songdo before finally touring Songdo's waterways and transportation network on the IFEZ Water Taxi. Site Visit #3: Ecologically Sustainable and Innovative Building Complexes Leaving Convensia, this visit will first visit the POSCO Green Building, a groundbreaking energy efficient complex using over 100 green technologies, and generating 35% of its own energy through on-site renewables. Following this, the tour will discover the Incheon Global Campus, an innovative higher education and research complex uniting several foreign universities. Finally, the tour will have a guided visit of the IFEZ Smart City Operation Center in the Songdo IBD.