Cities are incredibly vibrant
centres of innovation, education, employment and commerce. Today, more
than half of the world population lives in urban areas, and each week,
the urban population increases globally by 1.3 million.
As we become a mainly urban
species, we have significant challenges and exciting opportunities
ahead of us, as we try to transition towards a more:
Transitions 2016 will take place 5-9 September 2016
in Shanghai, China and will bring together researchers, policy-makers,
government representatives and practitioners to communicate and share
the latest research and practice in these areas.
Contributions are invited on the
conference topics for presentation alongside high-level invited
speakers. The deadline for submission of abstracts is 3 March 2016.
We welcome your participation and
hope to welcome you to Shanghai, one of the world great cities, in
University of Nottingham, UK Karen C. Seto, Yale University, USA
Co-Chairs: Urban Transitions 2016