Urban Transitions Global Summit 2016
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Urban Transitions 2016 will highlight the latest research and practice towards developing an urban future that is more economically competitive, sustainable and resilient, equitable and inclusive, and digitally supported. This major new event will bring together researchers, policy-makers, government representatives and practitioners to review the current challenges and opportunities afforded by our increasingly urbanised society.

9/5/2015 to 9/9/2015
When: 9/5/2015
Where: Shanghai
China
Presenter: Elsevier
Contact: Laura Copeland

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Conference title        

Urban Transitions Global Summit 2016

Towards a better urban future in an interconnected age

 

Dates                       

5-9 September 2016

 

Location                   

Shanghai, China

 

Abstract submission deadline

03 March 2016

 

Website           

http://www.urbantransitionsconference.com/

 

Organisers

Elsevier

 

Secretariat

Laura Copeland

Elsevier, The Boulevard, Langford Lane, Kidlington, Oxford, OX5 1GB, UK

Email: l.copeland@elsevier.com

 

Synopsis

 

Urban Transitions 2016 will highlight the latest research and practice towards developing an urban future that is more economically competitive, sustainable and resilient, equitable and inclusive, and digitally supported.

 

This major new event will bring together researchers, policy-makers, government representatives and practitioners to review the current challenges and opportunities afforded by our increasingly urbanised society.

 

It will highlight current research and innovation, review where we are today and what needs to be done to develop an economically feasible, sustainable and resilient future.

 

Contributions are currently invited on the four conference themes:

 

§         Economically competitive urban futures

§         Sustainable and resilient urban futures

§         Equitable and inclusive urban societies

§         Digitally supported urban futures

 

 

Mission

The Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning promotes education, research, service and outreach in the United States and throughout the world by seeking to:

  • recognize diverse needs and interests in planning;
  • improve and enhance the accreditation process, and;
  • strengthen the role of planning education in colleges and universities through publications, conferences, and community engagement;
  • extend planning beyond the classroom into the world of practice.

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