An Urbanicity Alert


Take your chance to actively get involved in the discussion about the future of our planet.
Join us at the 54th ISOCARP Congress in Bodø, Norway, on
Cool Planning: Changing Climate and our Urban Future.


Papers, case studies, research projects, session proposals by international experts coming from practice, government, the private sector will be discussed in six parallel tracks with the following themes:

THE GLOBAL VIEW: Climate Change Impacts, Sustainability and Resilience
SPOTLIGHT CITIES: Planning for Coastal Cities, Remote Towns, and High North Cities
CLIMATE-PROOF CITIES: Planning for Weather, Water, Food and Energy
TECHNOLOGY AND INFRASTRUCTURE: Clean, Green, Smart and Resilient
SOCIAL NETWORKS: Citizen Participation, Urban Governance and Cultural Transformation


General Rapporteur Dushko Bogunovich wrote in his introduction: We believe the future of civilisation now more than ever depends on the way we plan and manage our cities and towns….Radical innovation is the only way to attain ‘cool planning’ – which in turn is supposed to deliver ‘cool’ cities and towns.


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REGISTRATION will open soon. For fees and benefits click here. We are offering an all inclusive package to all delegates. Please register by 30 June to benefit from the early-bird discount.


BODØ: Located just north of the Arctic Circle Bodø is the perfect place to discuss climate matters.
Besides its spectacular scenery the town provides a fascinating mixture of superb nature and a modern, urban and vibrant lifestyle. In December 2012 Bodø was rated among the world´s top twenty destinations by National Geographic.
Enjoy the hospitality of the North, the amazing landscape and pre-and post-congress tours as well as the good food.

If you would like to become a sponsor please see our Sponsorship Package.

Don’t miss the opportunity to join!

A summary of the congress highlights is available in the
Congress Flyer.

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We look forward to seeing you in Bodø.

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