6/8/2020 - Greater & Greener 2021 Call for Speaker Presentations
5/8/2020 - UITP Global Public Transport Summit date change
4/8/2020 - Rapid Cities – Responsive Architectures - online
3/8/2020 - Intelligent Cities Summit - postponed to 2021
City Parks Alliance is pleased to announce a call for speaker presentations for Greater & Greener 2021. With the growing importance of urban parks, you have the opportunity to share your work with more than 1000+ park practitioners from around the world. We welcome your ideas and encourage your creativity in proposing presentations.
We pride ourselves on putting the leading voices from all disciplines and modes on stage at our events. Our presenters are disruptors and visionary industry leaders selected for their relevance, dynamism and insight.
As the pandemic leads more companies to embrace remote workers, new jobs data explores how a farther-flung workforce expands opportunity.
To gain a better understanding of cities’ digital agendas for the coming years, the city of Barcelona has launched an online survey. The goal is to map digital policy priorities and identify common topics for cities to join efforts. Share your city’s vision by filling in the survey! The analysed results will be presented during an open session during our yearly Knowledge Society Forum in September.
With a proud history spanning 135 years, the UITP Global Public Transport Summit is the world’s major platform for public transport professionals.
Competitive papers or detailed abstracts and proposals for symposia, tutorials and workshops are invited for submission. The submission deadline is January 20, 2021
Just a few months ago, cities around the world were grappling with traffic and transit congestion that appeared to be out of control. New mobility options like ridesharing, e-scooters, and bikeshares took cities by surprise and flooded already crowded urban centers with more vehicles. London implemented a congestion tax to discourage driving in the city center; New York approved a similar plan that is now pending implementation.
From the super-connected urban sprawl of Tokyo to the futuristic skyline of Dubai, digital acceleration had fast become an aspiration for many city authorities long before the Covid-19 crisis hit. The United Nations estimates that 68% of the world’s population will live in urban areas by 2050. The pandemic has highlighted the need for accelerated digital city planning and greater communication with citizens for such population levels to be sustainable.
This virtual conference is the first of two events organised in collaboration with the American University in Dubai. The second fully in-person conference will be held in November 2021 to coincide with the rescheduled Dubai EXPO.
What does the city of tomorrow look like in a post–covid world? How can we make a city like New York healthier? How can we build a more equitable and sustainable future through public policy, infrastructure, urban planning and design? What lessons can policy-makers, developers and designers learn from the crisis? Join us for the 4th annual city of tomorrow, the only B2C and B2b forum uniting key players from the worlds of architecture, real estate, and interior design. This year, for the first time, the summit will be hosted as a virtual program as we convene online the leading voices and visionaries to discuss the topics defining the future of the industry, the city and beyond at this watershed moment.
POLIS members Ghent and Milan received international recognition for car-sharing promotion and support policies. The two cities won the CSA Carsharing City Award in the categories ‘regional cities’ (less than 750,000 inhabitants) and ‘metropolitan cities’ (more than 750,000 inhabitants).
The South Side neighborhood of Englewood puts a healthy food market at the center of a community-led “urban Marshall Plan” built to combat poverty.
A full 2-day conference with top international municipal leaders sharing what they are doing right now to offer better, more intelligent services to their residents.
The Wellbeing Cities Forum ordinarily takes place in Montreal, our host city. Due to the pandemic, however, we are thinking outside the box and going online! On September 15-17, 2020, participants from over 100 cities and 50 countries will be joining us for our three-day, all-virtual program.
The Covid-19 pandemic has significantly affected the entirety of Europe – but realities have differed both between countries and between cities. In this article, we explore the experiences of two smaller URBACT cities – Dubrovnik (HR) and Grosseto (IT) – which are heavily reliant on tourism.
Cities need to think and act beyond their borders, consider the social and technological aspects in urban planning, and harness the ideas and potential of their citizens. These are the main conclusions of the new toolkit 'How can your city become 100% renewable?' launched by the European Green Capital Network.
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