Association of European Schools of Planning would like to thank University of Lisbon and express our gratitude for the organization of the IX AESOP Heads of Schools Meeting (7th – 9th April): WE MUST ADAPT! Planning connecting academia and local communities in a rapidly changing Europe. The team from Lisbon has shown tremendous dedication to the task and remarkable reliability. We consider the cooperation with University of Lisbon very successful and pleasurable. We would also like express our word of gratitude to the city of Lisbon supporting the event.