AESOP Best Conference Paper 2015

Published at: 18 July 2015

AESOP  BEST CONFERENCE PAPER AWARD 2015 goes to

Lukas Gilliard and Alain Thierstein 

for the paper Competencies revisited: An educational approach to conceptualise planning as a boundary discipline presented at the Track 3 Responsibilities in Planning Education and Practice, at the AESOP Annual Congress 2015 in Prague.



Following nominations of Track Chairs the Committee selected seven papers were included in the final competition: 

Antoine Decoville and Frederic Durand – Building a cross-border spatial planning strategy between four countries: a wishful thinking?

Matthew Gebhardt – Transient and Informal: Negotiating Temporary Use in Portland, Chicago and Detroit 

Lukas Gilliard and Alain Thierstein – Competencies revisited: An educational approach to conceptualise planning as a boundary discipline

Caroline Osborne, Claudia Baldwin, Dana Thomsen – A mixed methods approach to measuring neighbourhood social capital : a case study in South East Queensland, Australia

Marco Picone, Filippo Schilleci, and Francesca Lotta – Adopt a neighbourhood: When planners meet schoolchildren 

Wolfgang Scholz – Urban planning lost in translation: colonial urban planning systems and today’s reality - Tanzania informal settlements 

Stefan Telle – European Union Cohesion Policy and the (Re-) Production of Centrality and Peripherality through Soft Spaces with Fuzzy Boundaries

Categorized as : Best Congress Paper Prize