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2016 Agency and Resilience Conference Abstract Submission Deadline Extended to June 1

Tuesday, May 24, 2016   (0 Comments)
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To celebrate the 5th Anniversary of the Urban Studies Programme and the 55th Anniversary of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, the 10th Conference of the Pacific Rim Community Design Network with the theme on ‘Agency and Resilience’ will be organized from 15 to 17 December 2016. You are cordially invited to participate in this Conference to exchange views on urban resilience challenges and solutions around the globe.
The theme ‘Agency and Resilience’ is set for community designers and related scholars or professionals to explore the roles of various stakeholders in advancing and realising resilient urban planning and design in diversified spatial and temporal settings to address issues related to climate change and socio-spatial polarisation.
Keynote speakers are invited, including Prof. Mike Douglass (National University of Singapore), Prof. Wallace Chang (The Chinese University of Hong Kong), Rachael Welfare (Gap Filler, New Zealand).
For more details, please feel free to go to the Conference website: or send enquiries to . Please also kindly help disseminate the message to your students, colleagues or scholars who are interested in urban resilience issues.
We are now accepting abstracts and welcome your submission on or before 1 May 2016 June 1, 2016. I look forward to meeting you all at CUHK!
Best regards,
Mee Kam Ng
Director, Urban Studies Programme
The Chinese University of Hong Kong


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.