If we want to seriously address the current century’s challenges, we have to think out of the box. Our goal is to inspire and to deliver tangible ideas and solutions. In order to optimize our participant experience, SB Paris plenary and hub session content, networking opportunities and workshop formats are drastically off the beaten track.

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Thursday April 25TH


“I am committed to the creation of innovative and socially responsible places in our cities, promoting mix-used and non-merchant activities.”

Simon LAISNEY holds two master’s degrees-one in Land-Use Planning from Pantheon-Sorbonne University and a second in Land-Use Project Management. He began his career in real estate and urban planning in 2010. After a stint at the Val-de- Marne planning authority, he spent three years in the Research department at DTZ in a commercial real-estate analysis and group mapping role, specializing in healthcare real estate.

In 2013 he founded Plateau Urbain, a non-profit that connects owners of buildings earmarked for demolition with people and organizations looking for temporary space to rent on a service charge-only basis. Today he is managing director of Plateau Urbain, now a cooperative employing more than 30 staff.