The urban planner Albert Speer was also always on the move as a sought-after advisor and speaker.

Be it at civic gatherings in small municipalities in Hessen, at lectures at universities in Germany and abroad, or at high-profile meetings of experts in Egypt or China, Albert Speer could always be relied on to treat his audience to a passionate lecture.

Baden-Baden Architecture Dialog

Albert Speer in dialog with the SWR culture editor Reinhard Hübsch. Organized in cooperation with the City of Baden-Baden and the Association of German Architects (BDA). The dialog took place in the Museum Frieder Burda.

„Environmental Policy 3.0 – the Festival of the Future“

As part of the anniversary event by the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB), Prof. Albert Speer brought his expertise to bear in the panel discussion “Concrete jungle with an electric drive - how green is the city of the future?” at the EUREF-Campus in Berlin

Art and culture as a driving force behind development in urban areas

“Culture meets Economy” conference at EURAC in Bolzano, Italy

Cologne Cultural Conference

Romano-Germanic Museum in Köln


Justus Liebig University in Giessen

" The City of Tomorrow - Theses on Sustainable Urban Planning"

Albert Speer hielt einen Vortrag beim Kreis Deutschsprachiger Führungskräfte in Barcelona

„Science Year 2015 – Future City“

Albert Speer had been invited as an as referee by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research in Bonn to take part in the panel discussion ` Sustainable thinking´. Albert Speer as a proven expert of urban, transportation and regional planning at national and international levels provided new impulse from practice

Lecture at DAM: “Der City-Leitplan und die Europa-Allee”

Deutsches Architekturmuseum/ Lecture for the exhibition „ Heaven-storming. High-rise City Frankfurt“

April 17, 2015
CODE–ATHENS - Organized by National Technical University of Athens, University of Patras, ETH Zürich

In­ter­na­tion­al Sym­po­sium Rail­way & City De­vel­op­ment, 14th – 17th April 2015 in Athens

May 13, 2014
Visions for the future of urban and transportation planning

Daimler AG, Stuttgart

May 9, 2014
Laudation on the occasion of Petra Roth’s 70th birthday

Kaisersaal, Römer, Frankfurt/Main

Jan. 29, 2014
Mega-cities and Urbanization: An Opportunity and Challenge!

Opening event of the year at BW-Bank, Stuttgart

Jan 14, 2014
The Future of Municipalities

Event: “Strong Municipalities, a strong Bavaria”, convention of the CSU state parliamentary group in Wildbad Kreuth

July 3, 2013
Perspectives of Housing Markets in Urban Development

Event: “Viable Housing Policy in Hessen“, Frankfurt/Main

April 16, 2013
Qatar - Major Hub for Sporting Events

Business & Investment in Qatar Forum, Berlin

April 8, 2013
Discussions about regional planning

ETH Zurich

April 10, 2012
Mega Sport Events and Urban Development – Legacy for the Next Generations

Keynote speech, Construction Week Qatar, Doha

Feb. 3, 2012
Cologne Ring Roads – The City’s Backbone in the 21st Century

Podium discussion, Aedes Galerie am Pfefferberg, Berlin

Jan. 26, 2012
Sustainability and Quality of Life

Lecture at the Technical University, Munich

June 22, 2011
Social Responsibility in Architecture and Urban Planning


2011 Rhine-Main Architecture Summer - Deutscher Werkbund Hessen e.V.
“Social Architecture” series of lectures

2011 Rhine-Main Architecture Summer - Deutscher Werkbund Hessen e.V. “Social Architecture” series of lectures


Oct. 26, 2011
Siemens Sustainability Forum

2nd Sustainability Forum, Frankfurt

Jan. 24, 2011
Sustainable Planning – the future of cities

ULI Istanbul

Dec. 2, 2010
Tomorrow’s City – Requirements, Opportunities and Possibilities – A Manifest for Sustainable Urban Planning

2010 Bavarian Urban Planners’ Conference, Munich

Oct. 18, 2010
From European Cities to Asian Mega-cities: What Role can German and European Concepts play?

City Dialogue – Sustainable Urban Planning and Development German Energy Agency(dena): Sustainability Week: Energy Efficiencyand Sustainability in Tomorrow’s Cities, 18-21.10, Shanghai

Sept. 10, 2010
Panel Discussion: Smarter Cities – Opportunities for Europe’s Metropolises

ZEIT Logistics and Mobility Conference

September 9 and 10, 2010, Frankfurt/Main

Sept. 6, 2010
Urban development master plan for Cologne city center

Eastern Switzerland architecture forum, St. Gallen

Aug. 14, 2010
Meeting of the municipal policy working group Architecture and urban planning as cultural policy

Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Cadenabbia

July 8, 2010
Post Oil City – The City of the Future

K.GROUP Forum, Munich

June 25, 2010
Lebens(t)räume - Living Space/Dreams

Fundación Goethe, Madrid

May 24, 2010
Integrated Planning of City Quarters + Transport Systems – Sustainable Planning – the Future of Cities

EXPO 2010 Shanghai

May 24, 2010
Interrelation between Architectural Design + Energy Demand

INNOVATIONS pavilion, EXPO 2010 Shanghai

May 26, 2010
Sustainable Urban Development in a Global Perspective

Goethe Institute Shanghai, EXPO 2010 Shanghai

May 17, 2010
Sustainable Urban and Regional Planning in Metropolitan Regions in International Competition

3rd Sustainability Forum Frankfurt, Frankfurt/Main

March 18, 2010
Higher, greener, more mobile – China’s future Cities

Greater China Day 2010 – Ascent with the Dragon? Düsseldorf

Oct. 15, 2009
2009 Volksbanken and Raiffeisenbanken Business Day “Mega-cities and urban Visions: Global Economy Power Centers”

2,500 participants in the Jahrhunderthalle in Frankfurt

The architect and urban planner Albert Speer talks about the link between urbanization and globalization. How mega-cities become decisive hubs in the global economy.

Oct. 7, 2009
What is green architecture – Planning sustainable cities for tomorrow

Goethe Institute in the Museum of Modern Arts, New York

April 21, 2009
Capacity management: Strategic Master plans for Metropolises

FOCUS Mobility Symposium, Berlin

Mar. 24, 2009
Sustainable Issues and Challenges for Spatial Planning – Experiences from Africa, Europe and China

UPE8 International Urban Planning & Environment Association, University of Kaiserslautern

Nov. 13, 2008
How can we win the battle for environmental sustainability in cities?

London City Conference, staged by the German Embassy in London and the City of London

Oct. 8, 2008
The Role of Town Twinning in Urban Development in China

Conference hosted by the German Association of Cities and the Federal Foreign Office, Potsdam

July 10, 2008
The Future of Cities from an Energy Viewpoint

EnBW Impulses, Berlin

July 2, 2008
Planning for the World

Public discussion as part of the lecture series “SPIEGEL Discussions – live at the University” at the Technical University of Applied Sciences, Berlin

April 3, 2008
Urban Development - Strategic Master Plans for Cities

ULI Germany

May 2, 2007
“Discussions about Architecture and Cities” in Academy of the Arts, Berlin

Taking as its motto “Monopoly” a discussion was held on the relationship between private construction financing and public sovereign rights in urban planning. Well-known guests included the architects Albert Speer and Gustav Peichl, and the Director of Building in the Berlin Senate, Regula Lüscher.

Oct. 17, 2005
Visions for Urban Development in the 21st Century – The Challenge of Combining Sustainable Land Uses and Economics

41st Isocarp World Congress Bilbao

Feb. 20, 2004
2004 1st specialist forum for the 2012 Olympics: An Opportunity for Urban Development

a planwerk_olympia event

Nov. 19, 2003
Prof. Speer acts as Patron and Technical Director of the World Arch Congress in Singapore

from November 19 to 21, 2003 at the Singapore Expo Centre , in conjunction with the 7th Biennale

Oct. 19, 2003
What future are we living in?

A series of speeches in the Kammerspiele theater in Munich

May 15-16, 2003
Internal Urban Development before External Development Conference in Karlsruhe

May 8, 2003
Urban Metamorphosis in the dialog between the Past and the Future

Lecture in the “Island Perspectives” series of events staged by “staatlichen Museen zu Berlin” in cooperation with the Cultural foundation of Deutsche Bank

April 29, 2003
China as a Challenge

A lecture by Prof. Albert Speer and Johannes Dell in Deutsches Architektur Museum (DAM), Frankfurt/Main

Oct. 28, 2002
A City for Cars for the Middle Kingdom

AS&P at EXPO Real 2002 in Munich, lecture presentation: Prof. Albert Speer and Johannes Dell, graduate engineer

July 24, 2002
The new Soccer Stadium in Munich

Lecture by Prof Albert Speer on the occasion of the UIA congress in Berlin; workshop 5: “Urban Development through Sport and Culture”

July 23, 2002
The Limits of Mega-cities

Lecture by Prof. Albert Speer at the 2002 UIA congress in Berlin: Resource Architecture, XXI World Architecture Congress

July 15, 2002
SIAC – Shanghai International Automobile City

Exhibition contribution and lecture by Prof. Albert Speer on the occasion of the China Week at Berlin Technical University in cooperation with Tongji University, Shanghai from 15.07.2002 until 21.07.2002

Jan. 22, 2002
Speech by Prof. Albert Speer on the 100th anniversary of the birth of Walter Kolb

On the occasion of the commemoration ceremony held in Paulskirche to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of Walter Kolb, Frankfurt’s first post-War mayor, Prof. Speer was asked to deliver the address.

Nov. 16, 2011
Changing Cities

Statement by Prof. Albert Speer on the occasion of STAHL 2001 on November 16, 2001 in Düsseldorf

The Rhine-Main Metropolitan Region in 2000

Lecture in the Hessen Ministry of the Interior, unpublished manuscript