August 11th-14th
8 Speakers
Mérida, Yucatán, México.

Summit
Yucatán 2024

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Welcome to the Fab City Summit 2024

The Fab City Summit 2024 marks a decade of dedication to creating sustainable and collaborative urban environments worldwide. This milestone event, set against the backdrop of Yucatán’s unique landscape, offers a platform for discussing thematic areas crucial for the future: from neighborhoods to bioregions, and global collaboration frameworks to governance. Join us in exploring strategies towards achieving our collective goal by 2054, focusing on innovation, sustainability, and community-driven change.

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Main Thematic Areas

Hyperlocal Action

Delve into the power of neighborhoods, civic centers, and urban farms, emphasizing local fablabs/makerspaces and DIY communications infrastructure.

Bioregional Collaboration

Explore natural systems, water storage, forests, and energy production, bridging the gap between human needs and environmental stewardship.

Metaglobal Connections

Unpack the complexities of supply chains, market regulations, cultural and resource wars, and the impact of tourism and global exchanges.

Celebrating a Decade Together
Hacienda Sotuta de Peón
Hacienda Sotuta de Peón

A vibrant experience

A vibrant experience

Embark on a unique journey at this iconic hacienda surrounded by agave fields, lush vegetation and its own private cenote. A wide range of cultural, historical, tourist, and gastronomic delights awaits in the stunning Mexican landscapes.

GLOBAL EXPERTS

GLOBAL EXPERTS

Collaborate and network with local policymakers, Fab City Network stakeholders, and design researchers from more then 50 countries on actionable projects and sustainable initiatives.

Innovative workshops

Innovative workshops

Engage in dialogues about global collaboration frameworks led by experts in design, sustainability, and technology and participate in transformative learning experiences and hands-on workshops.

Roadmap

Our Roadmap

2011 - 2014

Launched in Fab7 Lima. Fab City starts to be in the agenda of the Fab Lab Network.

2014 - 2018

At the Fab10 Barcelona closing event, the Mayor announces the 2054 challenge.

2018 - 2020

The Fab City Foundation is founded to support the Fab City Global Initiative & the Full Stack is launched.

2021 - 2025

The strategic action plan based on the Full Stack is developed with the FCGI. Products and programs of the Foundation are expanded to meet the global challenge.

speakers

The Speakers

Interactive Sessions and Workshops

Participate in hands-on workshops and discussions led by experts in design, sustainability, and technology.

Collaborate with local policymakers, Fab City Network stakeholders, and design researchers on actionable projects.

Engage in dialogues about global collaboration frameworks and the governance of sustainable initiatives.

Why Attend?

Connect with Global Leaders: Join a community of innovators, thinkers, and change-makers.

Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Fab City Pledge: Reflect on the journey and envision the road ahead.

Drive Impactful Change: Collaborate on projects that push the boundaries of sustainability and innovation.

Join Us

Be part of the movement shaping the future of how we live, work, and co-create. The Fab City Summit 2024 in Yucatán is more than an event; it's a milestone in our collective journey towards a sustainable and interconnected world.

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schedule

Event Schedule

  • Day 01

    Aug 11, 2024

  • Day 02

    Aug 12, 2024

  • Day 03

    Aug 13, 2024

  • Day 04

    Aug 14, 2024

06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Fab City 10th Anniversary Exhibition

Fab City 10th Anniversary Exhibition

This exhibition marks ten years of innovation, sustainability, and creativity in the global Fab City Network, celebrating our combined efforts toward self-sufficient, locally productive cities with pioneering projects and ideas.

08:30 AM - 09:15 AM
Transfer to Anahuac Mayab University

Transfer to Anahuac Mayab University

Departure from Merida City Hotel to Anahuac Mayab University.

09:20 AM - 09:25 AM
Greeting & Introducing the Participants

Greeting & Introducing the Participants

Opening greetings from authorities and officials, facility tour, followed by insightful conferences and networking opportunities.

09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Fab City Connect

Fab City Connect

Explore, Connect, and Create at Anahuac Mayab University's Lab for Intelligence, Educational Innovation, and Technology.

01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Lunch at Anahuac Mayab University

Lunch at Anahuac Mayab University

Enjoy a group lunch at Anahuac Mayab University, a chance to savor delicious local cuisine while engaging in lively discussions and making meaningful connections.

01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Transfer to Merida City Hotel

Transfer to Merida City Hotel

Seamless transfer back to the City of Mérida, ensuring a comfortable journey as you settle in and relax after an eventful morning.

05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Fab City Summit

Fab City Summit

Conference & Panel - Expert speakers lead discussions on key topics, with new cities joining the Fab City Global Initiative. Venue to be announced soon.

08:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Post Summit Celebrations

Post Summit Celebrations

Local musical talent, delicious finger food, and refreshing beverages create the perfect ambiance for a memorable celebration moment.

09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Fab City Experience

Fab City Experience

Transfer from Merida City Hotel to Hacienda Sotuta de Peon

10:00 AM - 12:45 PM
Private Hacienda Tour

Private Hacienda Tour

Hacienda Welcome Tour: Historical exploration, hands-on rope making, agave processing, factory visit, traditional "truck" field ride, Mayan lifestyle insights, and an optional swim in Xenote Dzul-Ha.

01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Lunch at Hacienda Sotuta de Peón

Lunch at Hacienda Sotuta de Peón

Enjoy a culinary experience at the Hacienda Restaurant, where local traditional flavors blend with the charming setting.

04:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Fab City Workshops

Fab City Workshops

Session 1 - Hyperlocal Action: Empower local ecosystems; explore urban innovation through digital fabrication, DIY Tech, and Community Resilience.

07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Dinner at Hacienda Sotuta de Peón

Dinner at Hacienda Sotuta de Peón

Dinner at the Hacienda restaurant, complemented by a local cultural musical event performed by the UADY orchestra.

08:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Hacienda Day 1 Wrap Up

Hacienda Day 1 Wrap Up

Evening poolside event with beverages, marking the end of the first day's activities at the Hacienda.

10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Fab City Workshops

Fab City Workshops

Session 2 - Bioregional Collaboration: Connecting ecosystems and societies; exploring the intricate relationships within bio-regions to foster sustainable and equitable systems.

02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Lunch at Hacienda Sotuta de Peón

Lunch at Hacienda Sotuta de Peón

Enjoy a culinary experience at the Hacienda Restaurant, where local traditional flavors blend with the charming setting.

04:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Fab City Workshops

Fab City Workshops

Session 3 - Metaglobal Connections: Navigate the complexity of supply chains and cultural exchanges for sustainable futures.

08:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Xenote Night Experience

Xenote Night Experience

Event Closing Ceremony: A festive dinner in the hacienda's secluded cenote area, followed by a captivating night of meditation and celebration by the xenote waters.

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tickets

Choose a Ticket

Full Experience Pass

USD$ 1,300.00

Dive deep with 4 nights' stay, all Fab City events, cultural tours, meals, and transportation. Limited capacity on a first come - first served basis.
  • Two Nights at Merida City Hotel (Breakfast included)
  • Two Nights at Hacienda Sotuta de Peón (All meals included)
  • Access to Fab City Exhibition (Cocktail included)
  • Access to Fab City Connect at Universidad Anahuac Mayab (Lunch included)
  • Access to Fab City Summit (Cocktail included)
  • Access to Fab City Workshops
  • Hacienda Private Tour
  • Xenote Night Experience
  • Transportation Included (Except Airport)

Summit Pass

USD$ 350.00

Access to Exhibitions, Summit, and Workshops. Two days of innovation and connection.
  • Access to Fab City Exhibition (Cocktail included)
  • Access to Fab City Connect at Universidad Anahuac Mayab (Lunch included)
  • Access to Fab City Summit (Cocktail included)
  • Access to Fab City Workshops

Connect before the event: Click here to join our community on WhatsApp where you can ask organizers for info directly and receive updates about the event.

sponsors

Organizer

Fab City Foundation
Fab City Yucatán

Host

SIIES

Strategic partnerships

Fab Foundation
The Center for Bits and Atoms
Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia
UNESCO
Anahuac Mayab

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Fab City in Numbers

5

DAYS

450

PREVIOUS PARTICIPANTS

5

NEW CITIES PLEDGING

12

FAB CITY ACTIVITIES

53

NATIONALITIES

9

SPEAKERS

514

LIVE VIEWS

Information

The Fab City Summit Yucatan 2024 is organized by Fab City Foundation and Fab City Yucatan, with the support of the Center for Bits and Atoms at MIT and Fab Foundation.

Event Details

August 11th-14th
Mérida, Yucatán, México.
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