23.11.2023: Event as part of the India Week Hamburg "TOSCA Toolkit"

Join the hybrid event that focuses on the application of the open-source, web-based GIS tool "TOSCA Toolkit" in Indian cities. In cooperation with HCU and GIZ (German Society for International Cooperation).

Event details

10:00 to 12:00 (online session on Zoom)

  • Introduction to HCU's work in the context of India
  • Introducing TOSCA: it's applications across the world
  • TOSCA in India- past, present, and future (focus on data mapping, citizen participation and flood management)
  • Discussion: The potential of TOSCA in India's urbanisation story (Expert Panel)
  • Q&A session from the public: Interactive miro workshop
  • Wrap up

14:00 to 17:00 (in-person at HCU, room 2.102)

  • 14:00 Welcome 
  • 14:15 Introduction of Guests and Participants (especially GIZ India Partners)
  • 14:30 The TOSCA Story: From Hamburg to India
  • 14:45 Outlook: Smart City Futures for Hamburg and Indian Cities
  • 15:00 German-Indian Cooperations with the GIZ
  • 15:30 Workshop / Discussion: Relevance of Hamburg's Digital Tools for Indian Cities
  • 16:45 Wrap up 


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Meeting ID: 308 422 8648


Ferdinand Stoll (Communication Lead Digital City Science, HafenCity University)


Digital City Science, HafenCity University Hamburg in cooperation with GIZ and on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), along with local partners, is working on the further development and implementation of the Toolkit for Open and Sustainable City Planning & Analysis (TOSCA) in four Indian cities. The Toolkit serves as a support for urban planning, in view of the criticality of integrated and climate-resilience planning in Indian cities.