Early registration open – Ecocity World Summit 2017

Humanity has entered its urban age, with a rapidly growing majority of the population now living in cities. The ‘urban globe’ faces unprecedented social and environmental challenges.

See fees and registration.

Early bird registration fees available until: 31th March 2017

Call for Papers – International Solid Waste Association (ISWA)

The focus topics for the Special Issue are:

  • Climate Change
  • Circular Economy
  • Closing Dumpsites
  • Resource Management
  • Smart Technologies
  • Energy Recovery

If you are interested in having your paper included in the ISWA World Congress 2017 Special Issue, please submit your paper via the WM&R online submission system until January 15, 2017.

Smart cities MOOC

For the those interested in Smart Cities the École Polytechnique fédérale in Lausanne has an interesting MOOC to offer. It’s part of the IGLUS master programme. Further information.

Call for Abstracts – International Congress on High-Speed Rail

The Congress will evaluate the usefulness of High-Seed Rail (HSR) under a quintuple perspective:

  • Long-term implications
  • Multidisciplinary scientific approach
  • Transport relevance
  • Territorial development
  • Technology development and diffusion

 

Dedline: 5th April 2017

Further information.

Extended deadline – EURA Conference 2017

There is a new deadline for submitting abstracts for the EURA Conference 2017 in Warsaw.

Extended the deadline for submitting abstracts: 20.12.2016

Further information here.

Call for Abstracts – 2017 AESOP Congress in Lisbon

Spaces of dialog for places of dignity: Fostering the European Dimension of Planning invites and encourages AESOP community to submit abstracts.Themes are for example Planning theory and education, urban design and pubblic spaces or the forthcoming city.

The abstract submission deadline is 9th January 2017.

Further information.

Abstracts for EURA 2017 Conference!

Last days of call for abstracts for EURA 2017 Conference!
We kindly remind that the deadline for submitting abstracts for EURA conference 2017 in Warsaw is due on 30th of November.
Please visit us at www.eura2017.org

Job Announcement

The Leibniz Institute for Research on Society and Space (IRS) in Erkner (near Berlin) and the Technical University of Berlin offer the positions of post-doctoral researchers in the interdisciplinary Leibniz Research Group on

“Mediatisation processes in urban planning and changes in the public sphere. Perspectives of social sciences, historical urban studies and planning sciences”,

subject to the final approval by the Leibniz Association.

further information

Research to action: Open Access Week 2016

Open Access Week is here. To celebrate all things OA, Taylor & Francis have worked with learned society publishing partners to handpick a selection of research articles that demonstrate how research can be used and applied in our everyday lives. From healthcare to housing, education to the environment, this collection showcases the many ways research can help inform policy makers, practitioners, clinicians, industry, and us all on today’s vital issues. Read the research to action collection now.

There are a series of highlighting activities through the course of this week:

  • Launch of the research to action article collection
  • OA Week exclusive cartoon on research to action
  • Wednesday, 2.30-3.30 GMT: Twitter discussion on wider engagement in research, with a virtual panel from Sense about Science, the South African Society of Anaesthesiologists, and T&F’s Publishing Director for Medicine and Open Access
  • Podcast on public engagement in research: the first in a series of ‘15 minutes to develop your research career’

further information on research to action

Call for Abstracts for EURA 2017 open now !

The call for abstracts for EURA 2017 Annual Conference on “Cities locked in networks” in Warsaw is open now!
We kindly invite you to submit your abstarcts proposals no later than Nov. 30th 2016.
We also welcome thematic panel proposals. These should be submitted until Nov. 10th by the panel leaders. After that, it will be possible to submit abstracts within accepted panels.
Please visit EURA 2017 at: www.eura2017.org

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