The Barcelona Time Use Initiative for a Healthy Society (BTUI) already warms up for the celebration of the first edition of the International Time Use Week, which will take place in Catalonia from November the 23rd to 29th, as approved by the institutional steering committee composed by representatives of the Barcelona City Council , Generalitat de Catalunya and Diputació de Barcelona. The socio-sanitary crisis due to COVID19 has been the cause of the postponement of the Time Use Week to November. In addition, the International Time Use Week will be the embryo of the International Time Use Week 2021, which will also hold the 43rd IATUR conference in Barcelona.
The first edition of the International Time Use Week will continue with the activities that usually take place during Timetables Week, incorporating an international scope. The aim of the event is to open new spaces for discussion and exchange with key international actors related to time policies and ensure the involvement of the different Catalan actors, already committed to accelerating change towards healthier schedules.
Within this goal, during the International Time Use Week, sectoral discussion tables will be held between Catalan actors involved in time use policies and international actors and experts involved in the research and dissemination of new time uses. In the coming months, the Barcelona Time Use Initiative for a Healthy Society will report on the agenda of events and the participants.
Organizations, companies and administrations that wish to take part in the first edition of the International Time Use Week can write to firstname.lastname@example.org and propose an event in order to get help with the organization and dissemination.