An Urbanicity Alert

Join online the plenary sessions of the 54th ISOCARP World Planning Congress in Bodø, Norway from 1-5 October 2018 

The congress theme is Cool Planning: Changing Climate and Our Urban Future”, and we will discuss the burning issues of climate change, resilience, disaster mitigation, planning, adaptation and more with regard to urban planning, design, technology, infrastructure and many more. We expect a large turnout of experts on the theme, with workshops, keynote speeches and also the usual ISOCARP programme, including two Young Professional Planners workshops. There will be many opportunities for networking as well.

This year's keynote speakers are Jeremy Rifkin, Peter Newman and Herbert Girardet. This is a unique opportunity to listen to world class speakers, as also to the winners of ISOCARP Awards of Excellence and the summaries of the Young Planning Professionals' workshops. Please have a look at the congress brochure. Papers and presentations are available online.
If you cannot join us in Bodø - take advantage of this one-off opportunity to listen to the live stream of the plenary sessions!

All you need to do is to sign up for ISOCARP newsletter with this link. We will send you information about the stream a day before the session. Stay tuned!

The streamed sessions will be:

  • Tuesday, 2 October, 8:30-10:30 CEST (UTC+2) - opening, Daniel Bjarmann-Simonsen,
    Deputy Minister, Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries and Jeremy Rifkin keynote.
  • Wednesday, 3 October, 11:00-12:30 CEST (UTC+2) - Peter Newman keynote and ISOCARP Awards for Excellence.
  • Thursday, 4 October, 8:30-10:30 CEST (UTC+2) - Aase Marthe J. Horrigmo, Ministry of Local Government & Modernisation, Herbert Girardet keynote and Young Planning Professionals.

The Final Closing Plenary - summary of the event - will only be available live in Bodø.

Please follow for more updates.
Kind regards, 

Slawomir Ledwon
, ISOCARP Vice President Events
On behalf of ISOCARP, the organising team and our host Bodø Municipality

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