CONFERENCE "From Plans to Land Change: Dynamics of Urban Regions”

Published at: 29 January 2020

Dear friends and colleagues

We are pleased to announce that the call for abstract is now open for the international conference "From Plans to Land Change: Dynamics of Urban Regions”, taking place August 30 – September 2, 2020 in Birmensdorf, near Zurich, Switzerland.

With this conference, we aim at bringing together the community of scholars working on topics of urban planning evaluation and urban modelling. The conference participants will have the opportunity to present their current research and to discuss how theoretical developments, data sources, comparative studies and modelling approaches might advance the field.

Invited are contributions that link spatial planning and land change research, specifically on the following topics: • Planning and urban land use modelling • Digital plan data and its uses in land change research • The role of planning in urban land use change • Governance of plan making and plan implementation

For submission of abstract, please go to:

The abstract submission deadline is February 29, 2020.

On behalf of the Organizing Committee Anna Hersperger