Good progress being made in planning for the 56th IFHP World Congress - Inclusive Cities in a Global World. The first confirmed keynotes and study visits, along with other key information, can be found on the Congress website. Keep checking back for updates!
The report of the 55th IFHP World Congress, The Impact of Housing and Planning on the Economy, is now available digitally for IFHP Members. The Congress report includes presentation texts from many of the keynotes and parallel session presenters (presentations also available in PDF). For those who were unable to join us in Tallinn, it's a great chance to learn more about the topic from international scholars, policy makers and practitioners!
Thanks to all who made the 3rd World Town Planning Day Online Conference a success! With registrants from more than 18 countries, we had a great time learning about different aspects of public spaces around the world: from the transformation of Guayaquil, Equador to strategies to regenerate public space at Internet City Dubai.
On the 14th of October, more than 100 people attended the seminar of the IFHP Working Group Spontaneous City in Oostenburg, Amsterdam, organized together with Urhahn Urban Design and sponsored by Stadgenoot. The topic attracted people of different backgrounds and different ages, all eager for a constructive discussion on the conditions of the Spontaneous City in Holland as compared to international examples.
With approximately 100 enthousiastic participants the Spontaneous City Seminar - International Examples took place at Oostenburg, Amsterdam on the 14th of October 2011. It was organised by the IFHP Working Group Spontaneous City in collaboration with Urhan Urban Design and sponsored by Stadgenoot, the developer of the area.
Many good reactions to the IFHP Tallinn congress! Thanks to all the speakers, participants and others who helped make the congress a success. The Congress report will provided as soon as possible on the website. In the meanwhile, the Congress presentations can be found here.
This four-day conference attracted more than 250 researchers and professionals from a staggering 55 countries. Absolutely inspirational was the motivation of all present to break down the traditional disciplinary silos of planning and water management – and try to put them back together again in an integrated manner, recognizing that we can get much better outcomes as a result.