30/9/2021 - Daring Cities 2021 starts MONDAY!
30/9/2021 - ISOCARP World Planning Congress: 6 weeks to go
29/9/2021 - More venues announced for CTBUH Conference
29/9/2021 - TRA 22 - Abstracts close 31 October
28/9/2021 - 10th Child in the City World Conference dates
27/9/2021 - Early registration for Ecocity World summit
21/9/2021 - 13th Metropolis World Conference
20/9/2021 - Child in the City Seminar - new dates
16/9/2021 - Urban Transitions returns for 2022
16/9/2021 - Final call for papers: SBE 22
15/9/2021 - IWA World Water Congress confirms new dates
15/9/2021 - Rescheduled and online - Major Cities Conference
14/9/2021 - ICF Summit 2021: Communities on the Verge
14/9/2021 - The Nature of Cities Festival - 2022 dates
13/9/2021 - Urban Transport Conference returns for 2022
9/9/2021 - ST4W Multimodal Urban Days
9/9/2021 - Asia Pacific Cities Summit - Online
8/9/2021 - Daring Cities is back. Register today
7/9/2021 - Innopolis Paris - Register Now
7/9/2021 - UCI Mobility and Bike City Forum
6/9/2021 - Smart Urban Futures Synthesis webinar
1/9/2021 - Ecocity World Summit Postponed to 2022
If you want a preview of what will be important on the COP26 agenda, then Daring Cities has you covered, with everything you need to know on the urban climate advocacy agenda before Glasgow.
There are six weeks to go until the 57th ISOCARP World Planning Congress kicks off in Doha, Qatar, from November 8 to 11, 2021. We warmly invite you to attend the Congress in person: book your tickets today or upgrade your “virtual only ticket” to a “regular ticket”. Come to Qatar and get involved in exciting activities, including five location-based workshops and three technical tours.
Join your peers for a series of in-person events across one week in numerous cities around the world, for the premier conference in the tall building industry. As the world emerges from the COVID-19 crisis, a new template for the kinds of cities we need is developing, one that requires more flexibility in the way home and workplaces are designed and more intentionality in how healthy living is supported. Take part in a rich discussion about the future of our cities by attending rigorous and collaborative in-person gatherings centered around a common global theme, “Addressing Carbon, Climate & Societal Crises.” Through the locally informed, globally focused conference program, powerful and urgent solutions will lay the foundation for colleagues across industries to be at the helm of a more equitable and resilient future city.
The Transport Research Arena (TRA) Conference is the largest event entirely dedicated to European Research and Technology Conference on transport and mobility. Under the motto “Moving together – reimagining mobility worldwide”, TRA Lisbon 2022 will ensure an effective engagement of citizens, industries and stakeholders in achieving societal goals. Through the development of innovative solutions, TRA Lisbon 2022 aims for a more efficient, safer, carbon-free, inclusive, and a sustainable transport in all its modes.https://traconference.eu/
The International Child in the City Foundation, Dublin City Council and the Irish Department of Children and Youth Affairs invite you to attend the 10th edition of the Child in the City World Conference in the beautiful city of Dublin.
The 10th Child in the City World Conference will take place 5-7 October 2022 in Dublin, Ireland.
Please join us in Paris, May 18-21, 2022, as we build on Suzanne's and Henry's legacy, and learn from the great examples of European cities, suburbs and towns! Meanwhile, some additional reporting and photos from our 2021 conference can be seen here:
Early registration discounts are available until 16 December for the Longest Running Summit On Sustainable Cities
Join us for the 14th edition of Ecocity World Summit!
Leading international experts, thousands of innovators, researchers, engineers, designers, policy makers, environmentalists, teachers, and students will meet online on 22-24 February 2022.
Ecocity 2022 will feature a wide range of sessions, workshops and other learning opportunities in an innovative virtual format, showcasing the latest research and developments in urban design and city transformation practices.
The UITP Global Public Transport Summit is the world’s biggest event dedicated to sustainable mobility which brings together all transport modes, industry authorities and operators, as well as exhibitors.
The immersive four-day experience combines a diverse programme of world-class Congress sessions and an outstanding Exhibition full of the latest innovations, solutions and products.
The next edition of the UITP Global Public Transport Summit will be taking place in Barcelona, Spain from 4-7 June 2023.
ECOMM 2021 will take place. Join us online, live streamed from Cascais in Portugal on the 24th and 25th of November.
Join us at the ICLEI World Congress 2021 – 2022: The Malmö Summit in Malmö, Sweden.
Urban Transitions 2022 aims to promote healthy urban development by bringing together different disciplines working within cities including world leading experts on urban and transport planning, architecture, environmental exposures, physical activity, and public health and governance to discuss current challenges and solutions.
SmartSuisse is a strategy congress with accompanying exhibition addressing the most high-potential smart city issues. The event offers a unique blend of strategy and concrete solutions, and a cross-industry approach aimed at strengthening networks between the public sector and business and science. SmartSuisse is aimed at all those wishing to shape the urban life of tomorrow in an active and sustainable approach. The fourth edition of SmartSuisse includes a symposium and a congress, which now includes various parallel series on Governance, Mobility, Energy & Environment and Infrastructure.
The 13th Metropolis World Congress will be a unique and exceptional opportunity for the metropolitan ecosystem to build collectively actionable strategies, get inspirational ideas and debate on how to implement projects and policies to transform global cities and metropolitan spaces in the long term.
WCSC 2021 Organizing Partners, in collaboration with Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) and Universiti Malaya (UM), are pleased to present the '12th International Conference on World Class Sustainable Cities 2021' (WCSC 2021) themed 'Low Carbon Society: From Blueprint to Implementation' to be held virtually from 27 - 28 September 2021. This 12th WCSC series will address issues pertaining to low carbon cities, sustainable urban mobility, urban environment / greenery, and climate change.
Child in the City Seminar – How to make children’s rights mainstream in local policy planning?
The Child in the City Foundation and City of Cascais have taken the difficult but unavoidable decision to postpone this September’s planned international seminar until May 19&20 May 2022.
The upcoming 8th edition of the World Cities Summit (WCS) in Singapore will take place from 31st July to 3rd August 2022, at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands .
WCS is a global platform for government and city leaders, academics and industry experts to share innovative solutions and forge new partnerships to make our cities more liveable, sustainable and resilient against current and future disruptions. Jointly organised by Singapore’s Centre for Liveable Cities and Urban Redevelopment Authority, WCS is typically held every two years in Singapore.
Integrating urban and transport planning, environment and health for healthier urban living
8-10 November 2022 | Sitges, Barcelona, Spain
Urban Transitions 2022 aims to promote healthy urban development by bringing together different disciplines working within cities. Meet world leading experts on urban and transport planning, architecture, environmental exposure assessment, environmental epidemiology, physical activity, climate change, and public health and governance to discuss current challenges and solutions.
The conference focuses on technologies, systems, processes and policies focused on achieving wide-scale energy renovation targets for buildings and their related infrastructure (please note that upstream energy generation, energy production systems and smart grids are out of scope for this conference).
Call ends September 30.
All of us in IWA are relieved and thrilled that the countdown to the World Water Congress and Exhibition in Copenhagen has re-started. The Nordic region is a world leading hub for technology and innovation, making it the ideal location for the Congress; a space to inspire change, stimulate innovative research and for sharing of best practices for a water wise world. For those who are thirsty for the latest trends and solutions to build water back better, and eager to re-connect and broaden their networks, this Congress is the opportunity. I look forward to welcoming IWA members, water professionals and organisations from all over the world to wonderful Copenhagen in September, 2022.
From October 13 to 15 we offer Virtually the Best opportunity to prepare for this changing world by attending the online Major Cities of Europe annual conference
The Major Cities of Europe conference has been a fixture on the calendar for over thirty years and is recognised as the pre-eminent European conference focused on leading edge transformation and technological innovation in local government.
Whilst in 2022 the city of Larissa, Greece will host our conference in person, the pandemic means that in 2021 a virtual event is the only option. It is the must-attend event for anyone interested in using technology to build smarter and liveable cities. We will be exploring digital transformation, the contribution technology can make to sustainability, and how to effectively manage cybersecurity threats, examining both today’s good practice and the leadership and competences to take us to the next level.
The ICF Summit is unlike any ”smart city,” urban planning or economic development conference you will attend. We've retooled our event to make sure it is safe to attend while the world continues to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic - while making sure all attendees will still get the four main takeaways they've been coming to ICF Summits for since 2004. So join us virtually from October 26-28 to learn how to go from “smart city” to Intelligent Community and true, sustainable growth.
TNOC Festival pushes boundaries to radically imagine our cities for the future. A virtual festival that spans 3 full days with programming across all regional time zones and is provided in multiple languages. A core philosophy of the festival is to foster inclusivity and lower barriers to participation. The festival focuses on facilitating transdisciplinary dialogue, small group workshops, arts engagement, and fostering a collaborative spirit around solutions for how to build cities that are better for nature and all people.
29-31 March 2022
If you register for the 2nd edition of this conference befor September 15, you will save 50%.
Topics will include COVID-19: Impact on shared mobility, and Future of mobility and sharing economy in cities
The Urban Transport Conference - in short: UTC - is an international conference with worldwide experts from different sectors: research, private companies, public aministration and politics. Speakers and participants support various sustainable transport solutions or urban challenges and deal with innovative approaches in the field of inner-city transport of goods and people.
After last year's success we proudly announce that we are already in the planning process of the next UTC. This time it will be on the 14th and 15th March 2022, again as a Lunch-to-Lunch-Event.
Smart Track 4 Waterway is an Interreg NWE project offering a management solution for shipment by inland waterway transport, providing an end-to-end seamless visibility of cargo: what pallet in what vessel, in what truck? We propose to better connect inland waterway transport with last mile urban logistics.
Come and discover urban multimodality in action
The 13th Urban Summit Special Edition will be held completely online, focusing on urban development in the Corona Stigma, such as the serious urban problems caused by the Corona Stigma and the delay in achieving the SDGs.
Get together with your friends and colleagues at the CTBUH 2021 International Conference, held in London at the remarkable 22 Bishopsgate, hosted by Diamond sponsor AXA Investment Managers. The CTBUH 2021 International Conference is held in over 16 cities across the globe at monumental venues.
Daring Cities 2021: The Global Virtual Forum for Urban Leaders Taking on the Climate Emergency
Designed by ICLEI and hosted by the City of Bonn, Daring Cities 2021 will offer global, diverse perspectives from compelling urban leaders who have brought about bold climate action as a response to the climate emergency.
The show dedicated to innovations that are transforming our cities and regions. Innopolis expo is an event that brings together all the stakeholders necessary for building the city of tomorrow.
The actors of the sustainable city are mobilized during various committees to respond to the challenges of cities and territories and to develop the main lines of the conference program.
The UCI Mobility and Bike City Forum annually brings together cycling leaders, advocates, mobility experts, National Federations, industry representatives and policy makers to exchange on the future of active mobility.
The 2021 UCI Mobility & Bike City Forum will be hosted with Destination Fyn at the ODEON in Odense (Denmark) on 26-27 October 2021.
Cities Today Editor Sarah Wray interviews Cityzenith's CEO and Founder Michael Jansen on their Clean Cities - Clean Future Initiative - set to transform city planning and infrastructure for a generation by accelerating the use of Digital Twin technology
Wednesday 22 September
Are you curious about the future of cities? In 2017, JPI Urban Europe and the European Commission funded 15 carefully selected projects to address urgent and long-term urban challenges. Since then, stakeholders in over 65 cities and 20 countries have been involved in the projects. Which are the most important lessons?
The Ecocity World Summit leadership has made the difficult decision to convert the Onsite and Online Ecocity 2021 World Summit to a fully virtual conference. Based on careful monitoring of conditions in The Netherlands, the neighboring countries of our participants, and in discussions with local health authorities, we have concluded that COVID-19 infections are not likely to abate before the conference’s original dates.
The International Urban Freight Conference (I-NUF) is the premier biennial conference that addresses all aspects of city logistics and goods movement in the world’s metropolitan areas.
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