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Program Day II

Friday 5th of May 2017 [EN]

Exploration of the City of the Future

«Exploration of the City of the Future»

How will the City of the Future look like? How can we shape a creative and sustainable future?
In this cross-disciplinary and visionary session, various aspects of the city of the future — including smart and sustainable mobility, fashion and architecture — will be explored through out–of–the box ideas, inspiring photography and international best practices.

Presentation: Arne Biesmans

13.30   Registration
14.00 When dreams come through an electric mobility story. From ethnographical field studies to industrial project – Xavier Van der Stappen (Ecar Belgian Green Vehicle – BE)
14.25 Needle and Stainless Steel Thread – The Current State of Textile Interfaces – dr. Florian Heller (UH–EDM – BE)
14.50 The future of fashion – Jasna Rok (High Tech Fashion Designer – BE)
15.20 Break & demonstration Jasna Rok
15.50 Gate – The streets are lightened by quasars – Erlend Mikael Sæverud (Photographer – NO)
16.15 Design/Work in our Future Cities – dr. Liesbeth Huybrechts (UH–Arck – BE)
16.40 Keynote – Smart materials for smart bio-inspired architecture – Prof.dr. Doris Kim Sung (USC/DOSU – USA)
17.25 Break
17.35 Closing Keynote – Guided by the Future – Thomas Rau (RAU – DE)

Registreer hier / Registration here.


Tijdens X–Festival zal de Oude Gevangenis omgetoverd worden tot een ‘Room of Wonders’ met een doorlopende tentoonstelling van o.a.: Future Tech creaties van Jasna Rok, fotografie van Erlend Mikael Sæverud en Kristof Vrancken, nieuwe generatie zonnecellen en demonstratoren, ESA–OSCAR–meetsysteem en nog veel meer wonderlijks …

During X–Festival the Oude Gevangenis of Hasselt will be turned into a ‘Room of Wonders’ with a continuous exhibition, including : Future Tech creations of Jasna Rok, photography of Erlend Mikael Sæverud and Kristof Vrancken, novel generation solar cells and demonstrators, ESA–OSCAR–measurement system, and much more wonderfull exhibits …