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ICDPUM 2014 : 16th International Conference on Development Planning and Urban Management

Venice, Italy
April 14 - 15, 2014

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NH Laguna Palace
Viale Ancona, 2 30172 
Mestre, Venezia, Italy 
Tel: ++39 0418296005 
​Fax: ++39 0418296033
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Call for Papers

The ICDPUM 2014 : 16th International Conference on Development Planning and Urban Management is the premier interdisciplinary platform for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of Development Planning and Urban Management. The conference will bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and scholars in the domain of interest from around the world. Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:
  • Examples and visions of “liveable cities for everyone”
  • Keeping balance: managing complex urban infrastructures
  • Housing and real estate perspectives, high tech & low cost housing
  • Perspectives for future transport and mobility
  • Urban and environmental technologies to improve quality of life
  • Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) in the urban context
  • Healthy cities, health in cities
  • Safety and security vs. lack of privacy and total surveillance
  • Data, information and knowledge infrastructures for planning, management and decision support
  • Understanding cities: tools and technologies to support decision makers, citizens and experts in their understanding of cities
  • Sustainable Urban Development
  • Creating the Future: Urban Design,
  • Temporal Structures, Visions, Fantasies
  • Energy and Mobility as key factors for sustainability and Qality of Life
  • (R)evolutionary reshaping urban structures
  • Managing human and natural resources
  • Spatial Planning Data Harmonisation
  • Tools and technologies for strategic urban development
  • Mobility for people with special needs?
  • Advanced analytical and planning tools and methods
  • Mobility Pass for Residential Real Estate
  • Strategies for sustainable and liveable cities
  • Managing risks of modern society
  • The Energy Fund for Renewable Energies
  • Mobility survey and data collection
  • Do rankings and performance indicators influence the Quality of Life of ordinary people?
  • Innovative Planning Tools
  • Healthy Cities and Quality of Life
  • Liveable and sustainable cities
  • Actors and roles in shaping the urban future
  • Challenges in Metropolitan Regions
  • Mobility planning and the environment
  • Public space – the basis for urban life
  • Urban Patterns/Urban Structures
  • Knowledge and innovation in Urban structures
  • Infrastructure as the key for the functioning of cities and regions
  • Dynamics in contemporary urban fabric