Upcoming Events

ULI Conference: Housing Opportunity 2019 | Newport Beach, California | February 4-6, 2019 – Join leaders in the affordable housing development, lending, investing, and policy communities as the ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing marks 10 years of progress. Make vital connections in the public and private sectors; Share practical tips and lessons learned; Build solutions for a resource-restricted future.

Active Living Conference | Charleston, South Carolina | February 17-20, 2019 – The premier multi-disciplinary conference for sharing the latest research, policies, and practices that advance activity-friendly communities for everyone.

City Health International Conference | Liverpool | March 22, 2019 – The conference welcomes participants from all sectors and disciplines, including policy makers, planners, NGOs and civil society organisations, academics, consumers and consumer advocates, especially those involved in integrated, multi-agency, multi-disciplinary initiatives.

International Conference on Public Policy (ICPP4) | Montréal | June 26-28, 2019 – Following the success of the previous editions of the Biennial International Conference on Public Policy (ICPP), during which public policy researchers from around the world came together over a period of three days, the International Public Policy Association is pleased that the 4th International Conference on Public Policy will now move for the first time to North America.

International Urban Parks Conference | Denver | July 20-24, 2019 – Greater & Greener explores how urban parks can be designed, developed, programmed, funded, and sustained to meet increasing city demands. By expanding the discussion to new audiences and emphasizing the relevance of urban parks to engage leaders from across sectors, Greater & Greener aims to inspire re-imagining of parks in a broad new context of economic, environmental, and social opportunities.

International Conference on ​Transport & Health | Melbourne | November 4-8, 2019 – ICTH is a direct participatory experience. Policy-makers, practitioners and academics from multiple disciplines and professional sectors involved in transport planning and engineering, public health, urban planning, spatial and architectural design, environmental planning, economics and beyond will meet to share their stories of success and failure; build world-wide collaborative friendships; but most importantly, leave inspired!

Past Events

The Anxious City Festival | Rotterdam, Netherlands | September 1-3, 2018 – Why does living in cities make us so stressed? How does physical space influence our mental health? How could we use cognitive sciences, interactive and behavioural create therapeutic spaces in cities? During the two-day conference, we will invite researchers and practitioners from different fields to explore these questions, sharing their inspiring research and design projects.

Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture (ANFA) 2018 conference | La Jolla, California | September 20-22, 2018 – The ANFA Conference will explore, from a scientific basis, the range of human experiences that occur in context with elements of architecture, both exterior and interior. Communication, knowledge sharing, collaboration, partnership, and integration will set the tone for the three day conference. The goal is to inspire ideas and new alliances that will ignite change and unlock the potential of Neuroscience for Architecture.

Healthy City Design 2018 | London | October 15-16, 2018 – Organised by SALUS Global Knowledge Exchange in collaboration with Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design, Royal College of Art, the Healthy City Design 2018 International Congress seeks to share and stimulate new research, innovative practice and progressive policy ideas on the theme of ‘Creating healthy cities for all: Designing for equity and resilience’. Six dedicated streams will focus on: Healthy homes and neighbourhoods; Urban planning, resilience and renewal; Work and workplace; Sustainable development; Placemaking and the public realm; and Smart cities and mobility.

Conscious Cities Festival | London and online | October 22-25, 2018 – The Conscious Cities Festival gathers those interested in the creation of people-centred environments. Research and practice using the conscious cities approach explores how architecture and urban design can better consider and respond to human needs through science informed design, data analysis and new technology.

Vision Zero Cities Conference | New York City | November 7-8, 2018 – This is the fourth national Vision Zero traffic safety conference.

15th International Conference on Urban Health | Kampala, Uganda | November 26-30, 2018 – The theme for ICUH 2018 is Managing Urbanisation for Health: A Priority for All Nations. The SDGs and the New Urban Agenda have set a monumental task for the world, with a first-ever focus on the challenges and opportunities associated with urban areas. In developing economies, many urban challenges are compounded by the threat of climate change, by widespread informal settlements, and by the long-term health effects of the built environment. Across all nations, the challenge of effectively managing the process of urbanisation to prevent disease and improve health outcomes presents a critical challenge.