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Tat Lam

Founder, CEO, Shanzhai City in Hong Kong

Shanzhai City: Bringing Social Innovation to the Market

PRESENTED ON AUG 04, 2015
IN HONG KONG @ VOL 24

Architect and urban planner Tat Lam introduces Shanzhai City, a social development incubator to empower grassroots communities in rural China. 

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Design for Social Innovation

BY SAKI IKEDA
@ VOL 97 ON NOV 28, 2012

This presentation reveals what art students and design can do for Tohoku reconstruction. The project lasted 8 months, and had the goal of bringing more people to the Tohoku area, and to also motivate local residents through art. (in Japanese)

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Urban City Development in China

BY THOMAS HUSSEY
@ VOL 25 ON MAR 05, 2013

Thomas Hussey talks about China's current growth in urbanization. Although there are several challenges, such as outdated buildings, over-engineered highways, and pollution to deal with, they hope to redevelop the city, connect cities together, and create new cities entirely that would come to be potential solutions to those probelms. 

"Presentation of the Day" on May 6, 2014. 

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国内的第一个合资公司 The First Joint Venture Company in China

BY YANBIN SONG
@ VOL 16 ON DEC 21, 2013

宋沿滨向我们介绍了这些年来她与众多她的外国蛇口老板的故事。

Yanbin Song gave us a detailed introduction about her and her foreign bosses in Shekou for these years.

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Local Markets, Global Interactions

BY LAUREN WAGNER
@ VOL 31 ON SEP 07, 2016

Commerce is so ubiquitous that we do not even see it as a center for the exchange of goods and ideas. Are the market places the hearts of the cities that pump and distribute the flow of human activity or the brain where the personality of a city resides?

Lauren Wagner is an Assistant Professor in Globalisation and Development and shares her work on social and linguistic encounters in the Maastricht market.

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Building the World's Largest Caterer

BY FRANCK MITHIEUX
@ VOL 29 ON DEC 06, 2016

Franck Mithieux and Giorgio Riccò are respectively Communication Manager and COO at La Belle Assiette. La Belle Assiette is a one-platform company organising and distributing the whole catering industry online. They share their recent experience of working with an industry giant as partner and investor, as financial means and network effects are vital ingredients to grow their food service innovation fast and acquire a leadership position on the market.

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Gem City Market

BY AMAHA SELLASSIE
@ VOL 31 ON MAY 18, 2017

Amaha Sellassie discusses the dangers and cause of urban food deserts and the benefits of a co-op market for the community. He hopes for the co-op market to create local representation and power for the city's economy. 

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Valletta, Malta - European Capital of Culture - 2018

BY JOANNE ATTARD MALLIA
@ EU JAPAN FEST ECOC 2018, POWERED BY PECHAKUCHA ON FEB 08, 2018

 

At EU Japan Fest's annual presenter symposium at the Italiano Istituto di Cultura in Tokyo, Joanne Attard Mallia from the Maltese delegation shares about her city Valletta, and it's upcoming year as a European Capital of Culture in 2018.

 

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Galway, Ireland - European Capital of Culture - 2020

BY CHRIS BALDWIN
@ EU JAPAN FEST ECOC 2018, POWERED BY PECHAKUCHA ON FEB 08, 2018

At EU JapanFest's annual presenter symposium at the Italiano Istituto di Cultura in Tokyo, Chris Baldwin from the Irish delegation shares about his city Galway, and it's upcoming year as a European Capital of Culture in 2020.

 

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Power Up: Realizing Your Social Capital

BY LLUVIA PEVETO
@ VOL 8 ON APR 06, 2018

"As individuals, we often get caught up in the scramble of daily living, assuming that future accomplishments are the only keys to our social success. However, many of us currently sit on goldmines of unrealized social capital. I'm excited to share a few personal findings that will empower you to identify, harness, and utilize social capital to help advance your network and your personal goals."