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Urban Transitions Global Summit Final Programme Now Available

CITI2016_800x320_REGUrban Transitions Global Summit 2016
5-9 September 2016 | Shanghai, China

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The full programme for Urban Transitions Global Summit 2016 is now available for download at

At the Summit expert keynote speakers and panelists will lead discussion on a range of interdisciplinary topics influencing our built environment including: Energy in cities and decarbonisation; Urban ecology and climate; Data capture and representation; Urbanisation studies and modelling; Transport; Infrastructure and resilience; Policy, governance and finance; Ecosystem services, resilience and adaptation; Economy, culture and tourism; Socio-technical transitions and transition studies; Health and well being; Participation and equality.

High-level keynote talks and panel sessions will be supplemented by workshops, contributed presentations and extensive poster sessions covering a variety of cross-discipline research topics.

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Registration Open for 2016 Conference on Earth System Governance

Dates: December 7-9, 2016
Location: University of Nairobi’s College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences on the Upper Kabete Campus
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Registration is now open for the 2016 Nairobi Conference on Earth System Governance.  Early bird registration ends on July 31!

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Call for Applications: Future Earth-PROVIA-IPCC Workshop

The Future EarthGlobal Programme of Research on Climate Change Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation (PROVIA)IPCC scientific workshop will take place in Stockholm, Sweden from 29-31 August 2016. It will bring together 70 international researchers from across the scope of all three Working Groups of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The workshop is co-sponsored by IPCC. It is jointly hosted by the Future Earth Hub in Sweden and the Stockholm Resilience Centre with financial support from the IPCC, MISTRA and Stockholm Business Region. Continue reading

Mistra Urban Futures 2016 Conference

Mistra 2016 Conference LogoRealising Just Cities – Co-production in Action 

When: September 19-20
Optional Workshops – September 21
Location: Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden

Mistra Urban Futures welcomes you to the conference, entitled Realising Just Cities – Co-production in Action. The conference addresses the emerging field of trans-disciplinary co-produced knowledge and research for sustainable and just urban transformations. The principal research activities of Mistra Urban Futures, with its five local interaction platforms, form a point of departure for the conference.

The conference programme will reflect the trans-disciplinary research ethos of Mistra Urban Futures, and the invited speakers will contribute academic and non-academic perspectives on co-production research methodologies and experience.

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