Welcome to the June 2019 edition of Diary Dates. Diary Dates is the world's leading information source for urban themed events and this issue is packed with new events etc.

In this edition of Diary Dates:


This month we launch our First look at events taking place in 2020.

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The following events have early registration deadlines expiring in June.

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7-Jun 29-Aug Australia 3rd APRU Sustainable Cities and Landscapes Conference 2019
7-Jun 23-Jul USA Clean Cities Renewable Power Procurement Summit
7-Jun 9-Oct USA Getting to Zero Forum
11-Jun 9-Sep Canada Designing Cities 2019
14-Jun 7-Oct Canada EcoCity World Summit 2019
15-Jun 11-Oct Cyprus Smart Blue City 2019
17-Jun 7-Oct Spain ISWA World Congress
28-Jun 19-Mar Denmark Nordic Smart Cities 2020
30-Jun 2-Sep Italy The City as a Commons, 2019
30-Jun 23-Oct Greece SBE Thessaloniki 2019
30-Jun 29-Oct Finland Smart City Nordic


The following events have been added to the Urbanicity calendar in the last month.

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1-Jul Fiji Fifth Pacific Urban Forum
23-Jul USA Clean Cities Renewable Power Procurement Summit
29-Jul UK International Workshop on Urban Intelligence: How Smart is Your City?
9-Oct USA Getting to Zero Forum
10-Oct Sweden Sharing Cities Summit
23-Oct UK DX Cities: The Future of Smart Cities
24-Oct Italy Venice City Solutions
6-Nov UK Freight in the City Expo
18-Nov Australia International Cycling Safety Conference



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ETC 2019: Early booking discounts now available

3-day booking discounts now available:
Deadline: Friday 28 June 2019

Delegates are now invited to book their place at the European Transport Conference to benefit from an Early Booking Discount. The Early Booking Discount applies to delegates booking 3-day attendance only, with payment received by 28 June 2018

More information

Save the Date: UCLG Congress 2019

Held every three years, the United Cities and Local Governments Congress, commonly known as «World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders», is a unique event, a model for all local and regional leaders. Over its last editions, this event has taken on huge importance throughout the international community, having become a key meeting on the agenda of local and regional governments around the world.

The UCLG World Congress brings together over 3000 civil society, business and academia representatives, who come from cities, metropolis and regions around the globe to exchange ideas with their international counterparts.




Smart City Event 2019, the yearly meet up in The Hague

The International Smarty City Event where the solutions of future cities can be experienced today

The 9th edition of the international Smart City Event will –again- take place in The Hague (The Netherlands) on the 20th and 21th of June 2019.

Last year over 900 professionals from different countries and cities, came together in The Hague. This year, experts from leading cities will be on stage to present their unique projects of smart cities. During these 2 days there will be several keynote speeches, round table sessions, excursions and the innovation playground where you can meet startups and innovative companies with smart city solutions.



Welcome to the Defining Event of Public Transport

The UITP Global Public Transport Summit is back and this unmissable edition will continue to provide a global and unique platform where various organisations from across the globe can build long lasting relationships, hear about the latest strategic thinking and case studies, and learn practical guidelines.

Taking place in Stockholm, Sweden on 9-12 June 2019, the UITP Summit will include 350 exhibitors showcasing the latest innovations and products on 40,000m² exhibition space and more than 90 world-class sessions which will feature prominent leaders from across the public transport sector. To truly bring a global layer to this event, many of the sessions will be simultaneously interpreted in one or many of the following languages: Chinese, French, German, Russian and Spanish!

The UITP Summit is your opportunity to see where the sector is heading, learn from the rest of the world and create new business partnerships.

One thing is for certain: public transport is creating a better future. Join us in Stockholm and be part of this future!

Register now on https://uitpsummit.org/register-now/ and be part of the industry’s biggest event on public transport and urban mobility by visiting the dedicated website www.uitpsummit.org.



Here are some of the events taking place in May this year. To see the full list of events listed at the Urbanicity calendar, go here.

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Here are some of the many news items about events published at Urbanicity this month.

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Protecting public spaces against terrorist threats seminar

As part of the PRoTECT project, Efus and the city of Brasov (RO) are organising a seminar on “Identifying vulnerabilities and mitigating the risk of terrorist threats in public spaces: Cooperation among all stakeholders”, on 17 July in Brasov.


Call for hosting Integrating Cities conference IX

EUROCITIES is looking for candidate cities to host the 9th edition of the Integrating Cities Conference, expected to take place in the autumn 2020.

The conference will foster multi-level dialogue between EU and local government and civil society representatives, allowing time for presentations, promotion and discussion about the actions undertaken by cities, including the results of EUROCITIES project VALUES.

The Integrating Cities Conference will provide the opportunity to feed cities’ initiatives and their achievements into the continued fruitful dialogue with the European Commission and national governments on how to advance migrant inclusion.

Please note that the deadline for application is 8 July.


Three reasons to attend the SUMP Conference in Groningen this year

With the 6th European Conference on Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans a little more than one month away, we explore the main reasons why you should attend.


17th European Week of Regions and Cities
From 7 to 10 October, Brussels, Belgium
Organised by the European Committee of the Regions and the European Commission’s DG for Regional Policy
The European Week of Regions and Cities is an annual four-day event during which cities and regions showcase their capacity to create growth and jobs, implement European Union cohesion policy, and prove the importance of the local and regional level for good European governance.

TRA2020 Helsinki Call for Invited Sessions open

TRA 2020 will facilitate a limited number of Invited Sessions, which can be proposed by any interested party. Deadline to submit session proposals is 30 September. TRA 2020 will take place on 27-30 April in 2020 in Helsinki, Finland.



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