As is the latest tradition of IUFA conferences, presentations of fellows' research and consultancy work are highly valued and welcome.
For the 2009 conference a choice has been made to set up a thematic roundtable on a crucial challenge for urban environments of all size: adaptive capacities of cities and regions for green and sustainable development.
Presentations and papers con the following threads of discussion and research are welcome:
|green building technologies and green architecture|
|enhancement of green spaces in urban areas|
|role and use of green spaces in mixed communities projects|
|role and use of environmental parks in urban areas|
|green policies at urban and regional level|
|cleantech policies at urban and regional level|
|energy abatement programs at urban level|
|cleantech schemes for urban businesses|
|green-governance and adapting mid-sized cities to climate change|
|carbon-neutral power generation|
|carbon emission trade participation on the part of municipalities|
We invite fellows and non-fellows to submit a short abstract of their presentations or papers. In keeping with our practice in the past, presentations will be limited to 10 minutes.
The topic of presentations and paper can be theoretical; however, a descriptive and narrative approach to urban experiences and stories is highly recommended.
Abstracts for papers and/or presentations must be submitted by 30th March 2009 (via e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org).