International Conference announcement "Reframing Urban Resilience Implementation"

Published at: 11 May 2018

Barcelona, 10-12 December 2018

Reframing Urban Resilience Implementation

The 11th International Forum on Urbanism (IFOU) Congress 2018


The conference is an international event which aim is discussing in a multidisciplinary way the need for a more integrated and inclusive approach to design and manage urban resilience, addressing climatic, environmental, socio-economic challenges while minimizing trade-offs among them, and maximizing synergies between resilience and sustainability. It has been organized by the Urban Resilience research Network URNet, the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya UIC and UN HABITAT City Resilience Profiling Program and supported from international partners as ICLEI, the 100RC, METROPOLIS, the Global Alliance for Urban Crises, the IUCN and many others working and promoting city resilience and sustainability.

Deadline for Abstracts and Panels submissions - 30 May 2018

Researchers, practitioners, multilateral agencies, civil society and city-to-city learning networks will collectively shape debates around how to critically understand and integrate different urban resilience implementation perspectives, contributing to more holistic and inclusive urban resilience approaches. This could be done trough panel or individual presentations, and the conference accepts long papers (contributions aiming at been published in the peer reviewed international journals supporting the conference) or short papers (blog posts, to be published and disseminated through our partners websites)

Please look through the topics (and feel free to follow them, or introduce broader, more integrated, or different issues not addressed within those topics too) and we are looking forward to receive your contributions and meet you in person in Barcelona.

The organizing committee Prof. Carmen Mendoza Dr. Lorenzo Chelleri Dr. Raquel Colacios

More information in the conference website