Symposium on Sustainable Smart Eco-city Planning and Development

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Cardiff University

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The 2017 International Symposium on Sustainable Smart Eco-city Planning and Development will be the third in a series of international sustainability events organised by the Cardiff Confucius Institute and Cardiff University School of Geography and Planning.



The Symposium will be held in Cardiff University's Main Building Council Chamber on:

Thursday 12th October, 9.00am - 4.00pm AND Friday 13th October, 9.00am - 5.00pm

Please register your attendance in advance.




This year, the Symposium will bring together experts from the UK, Europe, the US and China to share updates, insights and expertise on the development of Smart Eco-cities worldwide. Confirmed speakers include:

Chairs:

  • Ms. Janet Askew, Former President of Royal Town Planning Institute
  • Prof. Simon Joss, Director of Graduate School, University of Westminster
  • Prof. Greg Lloyd, School of the Built Environment, Ulster University
  • Dr Yu Li, School of Geography and Planning, Cardiff University


Speakers:

  • “Smart Eco-Cities in Europe and China: insights from the SMART-ECO project”, Dr. Federico Caprotti, Project leader, Smart-eco-cities for a green economy: a comparative study of Europe and China
  • “Development Tendency of Chinese Smart Cities”, Prof. Tianjiao CHU, Director of Smart City Lab, China Executive Leadership Academy Pudong
  • “Planning Supply in the process of Chinese Economic Transformation”, Prof. Kai Wang, Vice President of China Academy of Urban Planning and Design
  • “Constraining eco-regions: The rhetoric and reality of contemporary planning”, Prof. Greg Lloyd, School of the Built Environment, Ulster University
  • Reconsidering the Performance of Eco-Cities: An Outcomes-Based Approach to Well-being”, Prof. Deborah Peel, University of Dundee
  • “Sustainable Chinese Urban and Rural Planning Governance from the Perspective of Decentralisation", Prof. Yong Wang, Deputy Dean of School of Architecture and Urban Planning)
  • "The performance of spatial planning in Europe and the prospects for more sustainable eco-cities", Prof. Vincent Nadin, Head of Department of Urbanism, Delft University of Technology
  • “Sustainable Cities from the Perspective of Economy”, Prof. Yanjing ZHAO, School of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Xiamen University; Vice-president of China Urban Planning Society
  • "Is there Smart Cities in Germany? Developments and debates complicating governance in large German cities today", Prof. Dr. Philipp Späth, Senior Scientist, Environmental Governance Institute of Environmental, Social Sciences and Geography Albert-Ludwigs University Freiburg
  • “When the Smart Flu Hit Shanghai”, Dr. Liang Liu, Assistant President, Shanghai Pudong Smart City Research Institute
  • ‘‘Making Smart Sustainable: Synergies and Tensions in Urban Innovation”, Dr. Andy Karvonen, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
  • “Green Infrastructures in Indonesia”, Prof. Christopher Silver, Former Dean of College of Design, Construction and Planning, University of Florida
  • “Green public space, physical activities and body mass index among the elderly in high density city”, Prof. Chun CHEN, School of Architecture and Urban Planning, Chongqing Jiaotong University
  • Green belt: a model for a sustainable city”, Ms. Janet Askew, Former President of Royal Town Planning Institute
  • “Sustainable Development Directions in China: Smart, Eco, or Both?”, Dr Ali Cheshmehzangi, Associate Professor in Architecture and Built Environment, Engineering, University of Nottingham Ningbo China
  • “Tianjin Eco-city Planning and Development”, Prof. Peng Zeng, Deputy Dean, School of Architecture, Tianjin University/ Mr. Chunshui ZHAO, Chief Architect, Tianjin Urban Planning and Design Institute
  • "Development and urbanisation: challenges for the local state in China", Dr. Andrew Flynn, Cardiff University

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