Public events in Warsaw // Experiencing climate change. Heat in Warsaw.

Friday June 2nd, 2023

We invite you to a meeting summarizing the results of research on the experience of heat in Warsaw by the elderly.

During the meeting you will learn:

  • What has the interdisciplinary scientific team been doing for the last 3 years?
  • Are climate changes being felt in Warsaw?
  • How does heat affect health?
  • How does architecture determine the experience of heat?
  • How can you combine science with art and rework scientific research results in a creative way?

PLAN:

15:30 Opening, foreword about the project, Dr. Zofia Boni

15:50 About the architectural and urban conditions of feeling the heat, dr hab. inż arch. Katarzyna Zielonko-Jung

16:30 The impact of high temperatures on the health of the elderly, Katarzyna Broczek, MD, PhD

17:10 Film “The Wave” – ethnographic film about the experience of heat by elderly people in Madrid, dir. Paloma Yanez Serrano

17:50 Presentation of the preliminary results of the project “Experiencing climate change. Transdisciplinary study of urban overheating”, Zofia Boni, PhD, Barbara Jancewicz, PhD

18:30 Debate

Is Warsaw ready for climate change? How to prepare for more and more frequent heat waves in Warsaw?

The debate will be led by Zosia Bieńkowska.

Dabaters:

Dr. med Katarzyna Broczek (doctor-geriatrist)

Dr. hab. Eng. arch. Katarzyna Zielonko-Jung (architect)

Jacek Wiśnicki, Green Board of the Capital City of Warsaw

Grzegorz Walkiewicz, Councilor of Praga-Północ m.st. of Warsaw / Nature lover / Enthusiast of flower meadows / Łąka Foundation

Jacek Kisiel, Director of the Office of Air Protection and Climate Policy of the Capital City of Warsaw Warsaw