An Urbanicity Alert: REAL CORP 2017

REAL CORP 2017: Event reminder and program update



Panta Rhei – the World in Constant Motion
12-14 SEPTEMBER 2017


Main topics:

  • Mobility – intermodal, multimodal, on-demand – state of the art and future perspectives
  • Megastructures and global transport hubs vs. bikeable and walkable environments – is this one world?
  • Traffic and transport in smart cities and regions
  • E-Mobility & beyond
  • Mobility of an ageing population: How to deal with special mobility needs of impaired people
  • Moving people – migration into cities, international migration, seasonal migration, rediscovery of the villages, ... – from local to global perspectives
  • Data analysis, surveillance and monitoring from above: satellites, planes, drones
  • Changing cities, changing landscapes – slow or fast changes, stable or fragile structures
  • Real time mobility data and applications
  • New and upcoming transport technologies
  • Spatial simulation, modelling and decision support
  • Individual mental and physical mobility: Accessibility in ICT and Planning
  • GIS and Geoinformation: What do we expect from New Observation Technologies and Web 2.0?

It would be a great honour to be able to welcome you to REAL CORP 2017 in September in Vienna. All information on REAL CORP 2017 can be found at as usual.

If you or your colleagues are interested in having a presentation or handing in a conference paper, please save the date of 15 April 2017 as deadline for registration of your presentation. We are looking forward to receiving your abstract – either a reviewed paper or as a non-reviewed paper.



REAL CORP uses a two-step, double-blinded review to ensure the quality of the conference papers. Abstract as well as full papers are judged by our international reviewer team and rated by different criteria. You will have access to the full paper review result after the end of the review procedure.

Abstracts of non-reviewed presentations are also judged to guarantee that their content meets the conference topics.

To register, please visit


Special Topics

The following themes will be covered by special presentation sessions or workshops during REAL CORP 2017:

  • Accessibility
  • GIS and Geoinformation
  • Implication of mobility automation and digitisation in planning processes
  • E-Mobility – state of the art and future perspectives

More special topics to be announced.

Detailed information on our special topics can be found here.



Co-operation partners

REAL CORP 2017 is a co-operation of

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Timeline for speakers

Submission of abstract until 15 April 2017

Feedback on general acceptance until 30 April 2017

Full paper for reviewing has to be submitted until 28 May 2017

Reviewing process until 18 June 2017

Final version of full paper for publication until 15 July 2017



To register and submit your abstract, please go to and sign up for conference participation. (If your abstract is not accepted, you may withdraw your registration free of charge. If your abstract is accepted, your registration is automatically confirmed.)



Partner Events

53rd ISOCARP Congress Portland, Oregon

ISOCARP and the Oregon Chapter of the American Planning Association (OAPA) are partnering in 2017 for a Joint International Conference/53rd ISOCARP Congress Portland, Oregon, USA, from 24 to 27 October 2017.

This will be an outstanding opportunity for leading professionals from the private, public and academic sectors from all over the world to discuss some of the most recent and pressing planning and decision-making issues. This year’s topic – Smart Communities – is relevant for rural towns and major international centers.

For further information please visit

PT 2017 Sarajevo

4th International Academic Conference on Places and Technologies: Keeping up with technologies in the context of urban and rural synergy

The conference examines the formation and presentation of knowledge on technologies and the environment, as well as ethical considerations and potential risks, developing solutions, expertise and discussions with respect to one of the emerging spatial development concepts – urban and rural synergy.

For further information please visit

With best regards from Vienna,

Manfred Schrenk, Clemens Beyer and the REAL CORP Team


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