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International Conference, 'Urban Transitions and Transformations: Science, Synthesis and Policy' Conference

When: November 6-8, 2014


The Urbanization and Global Environmental Change (UGEC) Project will hold its 2nd International Conference, ‘Urban Transitions and Transformations: Science, Synthesis and Policy’  in Taipei, Taiwan, November 6-8, 2014.

Conference themes are:

1) Urbanization Patterns and Processes

2) Urban Responses to Climate Change: Adaptation, Mitigation and Transformation

3) Global Environmental Change, Urban Health and Well-Being

4) Equity and Environmental Justice in Urban Areas

The conference structure has been designed to balance the synthesis of UGEC research with discussion on how the urbanization and global environmental change field can best move forward including implications for policy and planning. The concepts of urban transitions and transformations are woven throughout the four conference themes and are intended to be incorporated throughout the following session formats:

  • Open and Standard Sessions
  • World Café
  • Round Table
  • Training Sessions

Email a brief description of your suggestions for new and innovative formats, from multimedia projects to art installations to:     

The call for papers deadline has been extended to December 8, 2013.

More Information is available at the conference website: