10th Annual Conference CITTA – Research Centre for Territory, Transports and Environment - REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

Published at: 6 April 2017

CITTA – Research Centre for Territory, Transports and Environment 10th Annual Conference

Planning for Climate Change: Political Climate and Policy Changes

12th May 2017, Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto, Portugal

Over the last decades, climate change has evolved from an issue of interest to some natural scientists primarily, into one of the top priorities on the global policy agenda. Yet, domestic political institutions and policy-makers’ normative commitments continue to play a key role in countries’ decisions to mitigate, to plan for and to adapt to the effects of climate change. Therefore, the extent to which the international political climate frames the nature of national policies for climate change is still very much on the agenda, but with new nuances and facets. The CITTA 10th Annual Conference on Planning Research tackles this timely issue by discussing the challenges that communities and governments face when it comes to planning for climate change.

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! 14th April 2017 (early registration) | 05th May 2017 (regular registration).
Register now at http://citta-conference.fe.up.pt/registration-form

Conference details:

Keynote Speakers: João Pedro Matos Fernandes - the Portuguese Minister for the Environment | Filipe Duarte Santos - Full Professor at the Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa | Vanesa Castan Broto - Senior Lecturer at the Bartlett Development and Planning Unit, University College of London.

Who should attend?: The conference brings together established policy makers and practitioners, as well as all stages of academia from student to senior professor to address key policy issues relating to spatial planning and climate change.

Sessions:The conference includes an opening session, two rounds of four parallel sessions (1 Climate Change and territorial efficiency | 2 Climate Change and multilevel governance | 3 Climate Change and transportation planning | 4 Climate Change and urban infrastructuring), a ClimADAPT roundtable and a closing session, along with opportunities to network with friends and colleagues during the refreshment breaks.

Pricing policy:  Information about the registration fees can be found in our website here http://citta-conference.fe.up.pt/additional-information

For more information about the conference theme, tracks, program, venue and registration fees, please visit the CITTA’s conference website (http://citta-conference.fe.up.pt) and Facebook page (http://facebook.com/CITTAConference).