Call for Abstracts: UK-Ireland Planning Research Conference 2017

Queen’s University is delighted to announce the 2017 UK-Ireland Planning Research Conference. The theme of the conference, Transcending Boundaries: Global Flows and Spatial Justice, will provide an arena in which to discuss contemporary planning issues and the prospects of the planning profession in the 21st century.

Deadline for paper and posters: 28th April 2017

Roundtables and other special sessions: Deadline 26th May 2017

Early Registration – Greater and Greener 2017

Learn about the latest innovations and international trends in urban park development, revitalization, programming and funding from park leaders and practitioners in government, advocacy, and business sectors. Greater & Greener has more than 80 sessions offering a firsthand look at the power of city parks as critical infrastructure for their communities.

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Deadline early Registration Rates: March 31st

EURA – LOGOPOL Summer School in Florence

EURA invites PhD candidates (EURA members) to submit papers and participate in the joined EURA – LOGOPOL Summer School that will take place in Florence in June 2017 (12 – 17). The local host is the University of Florence, Institute of Political Science (Prof. Annick Magnier, Prof. Andrea Lippi) with the kind support of the Municipality of Florence. The title is: Renaissance of Local Government.

Further information.

EURA president – Call for application

The European Urban Research Association (EURA) is seeking to elect a new president for the legislative period 2017 – 2021. The new president will be elected in the General Assembly meeting at the EURA conference 2017 in Warsaw (21-24 June).

More information and required skills.

Research to action: Open Access Week 2016

From research to action – Open access research informing vital issues.

How can research address the issues that affect all our daily lives? We’ve worked with some of the learned societies Taylor & Francis publish journals with, handpicking a selection of Open Access research that has the potential to inform vital issues and be actioned by people beyond academia.

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Last call for abstracts – USAR Conference 2017

Last call for abstracts for academic research papers, workshops and practice papers for the 3rd International Conference on Urban Sustainability and Resilience in London on 13 and 14 June.

The deadline for submissions is 13th February.

Extended deadline – 2017 AESOP Congress in Lisbon

There is an extended deadline for submitting the abstracts for the 2017 AESOP Congress in Lisbon. Spaces of dialog for places of dignity: Fostering the European Dimension of Planning.

See all deadlines and fees.

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.

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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.