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Multidisciplinary Re-City Conference in Tampere 3–4 September, 2015

Tampere University of Technology and University of Tampere welcome you to Re-City 2015 Congress taking place in Tampere, Finland, on 3–4 September, 2015. The deadline for abstracts has now been extended to 15 May, 2015. Early Bird Registration expires on 30 April.

The 1st International City Regeneration Congress provides an interdisciplinary forum for researchers and practitioners in the fields of urban planning, architecture, traffic planning and logistics, urban history, economics and business, political sciences, social sciences and humanities.

The topic of the congress is “Future City – Combining Disciplines”. This allows for a wide range of approaches concerning the regeneration of future cities and the challenges implied in their visioning and planning.

Keynote speakers include professor Robert A. Beauregard from Columbia University, professor Ali Madanipour from Newcastle University and professor Albena Yaneva from University of Manchester. We also have many splendid Finnish lecturers.

The Re-City 2015 Congress has five themes and invites papers on new approaches to:

  • Theme A: Urban regenerative strategies, methods and tools
  • Theme B: Mobility and urban planning in city regeneration
  • Theme C: Economics and power in city regeneration
  • Theme D: Citizens and their milieu in city regeneration
  • Theme E: 3R in city regeneration (rehabilitation, reconstruction, renovation)

The organisers ask to submit abstracts of approximately 300 words to info@recity2015.com by 15 May, 2015. Selected papers will be published in printed form in TUT journal DATUTOP (rated as a scientific journal level JUFO 1). The language of the conference is English.

Please visit the Congress website www.recity2015.com for registration and for more information. The conference news can also be followed on Facebook at www.facebook.com/recity2015 and Twitter @recity2015.