Dortmund Conference on Spatial Planning and Planning Research 2018

Working Group Planning & Governing the Metropolis had a second successful meeting in Milan on 15th and 16th May
Extended deadline for the UK-Ireland Planning Research Conference 2017

The School of Spatial Planning and the Academy for Spatial Research and Planning cordially invite you to contribute to the next Dortmund Conference on the 5th and 6th of February 2018. The overall theme of the conference is:

              ‘The Great Transformation – Challenge and Opportunity for Spatial Planning‘.

The focus of the conference is for example on the following questions:

• How can urban neighbourhoods, cities and regions become engines of a socio-ecological transformation?

• Which structures, actors and processes does the Great Transformation require? And which are hindering this transformation?

• What could be entry points for initiating processes towards a more sustainable development?

• …and others…

Deadline: Please submit your abstract (max. 3,500 characters) until 30 June 2017 in the web portal, accessible on the conference website:

Please send proposals or concepts for the roundtables via e-mail to the following address:



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