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Posted: 2013-04-24
Event - There are still a few places left at the European Urban Summer School in Madrid from 8-15th September. Registration is possible until 14th July.
Posted: 2013-02-27
Event - 5th April 2013
Following the successful lecture by Sir Peter Hall in London on 17th January last, which also kicked-off IFHP's Centenary programme of events, the next in the IFHP-AESOP series of lectures and dialogues will be by Professor Juval Portugali.
Posted: 2012-11-19
Blog - Professional planning associations from around the world celebrated the yearly World Town Planning Day 2012 with an international online conference on November 6th and 7th, 2012. This year’s conference was hosted again by a self-organized committee of international planning organizations from all over the globe, one of them IFHP.
Posted: 2012-11-14
Event - 17 January 2013
IFHP and the Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP) are organising a lecture in London by Sir Peter Hall.
Posted: 2012-11-13
Event - La compleja y dinámica vida urbana contemporánea ha sido fuente de atracción y fascinación para la gente que elige vivir en las ciudades. Con la rápida expansión de las zonas urbanas, la gestión pública enfrenta hoy el reto de proporcionar una infraestructura urbana adecuada y servicios públicos eficientes para la vida digna de las poblaciones.
Posted: 2012-09-14
Event - June 8-11, 2013:
The pivotal event of the year will be the Centenary Congress in London.
Posted: 2012-08-20
Blog - The rapid urbanization across the globe creates multiple challenges in planning, development, and operation of cities. These challenges call for new ways of thinking urban planning and development, which have led to new strategic concepts such as ‘Smart Cities’. A key idea in this approach to developing cities is to find ways that data and information from the city is systematically monitored and used to manage the city more effectively economically and environmentally.
Posted: 2012-07-06
Event - WTPD Online Conference - Smart Communities Connect brought together ideas from around the world about how advances in technology shape our environment. Change is an opportunity in spatial planning. Technological developments have a huge spatial impact - think of the changes brought about by the industrial revolution, railways and canals, then the popularization of the motor car and air travel. The equivalent today is information and communication technology - our ability to connect with people through cellphones, the internet and other systems and networks. 
Posted: 2012-06-29
Event - UPDATE 3 December 2012 The participants' vision has been documented in this file: URBEGO planning workshop Gothenburg, September 2012 ---  
Posted: 2012-05-22
Blog - The New Cities Summit: dedicated to improving the quality of life and work in the 21st-century global city

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