Brisbane to Host 8th International Urban Design Conference

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Brisbane will host the 8th International Urban Design Conference, 16 – 18 November 2015.

We are excited to announce the 8th International Urban Design Conference will be held at the Sofitel Brisbane from the 16 – 18 November 2015.

The theme titled “Empowering Change: Transformative Innovations and Projects” will focus on inspirational changes in urban environments.

Across the globe cities are forming and re-forming rapidly. Progressive projects in cities around the world are addressing pressing issues of climate change, economic stability, social equality and sustainable resource use.

This conference will showcase these innovations and projects which embrace and create transformational change in urban environments, ranging from the modest but high impact idea to the new eco-city, from technological experimentation to multicultural cities, from the use of big data to physical city making.

The conference program will also include presentations on the operation of an Urban Design Practice, Industry Standards and the Urban Design Profession.

Important Dates:

Abstracts open: December 2014
Abstracts close: 7 August 2015
Notification to authors: 21 August 2015
Author acceptances: 31 August 2015
Draft program available: 4 September 2015
Full papers for peer review: Required by 2 October 2015
Early bird closes: 2 October 2015

For further information please visit the conference website.

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