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1. January-31. December 2013
International Federation for Housing and Planning celebrates 100 years of operations in 2013
6.-7. November 2012
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. 
5. October 2012
Click here to watch the lecture PROFESSOR  DANUTA HÜBNER Danuta Hübner was graduated from Warsaw School of Eco­nomics with an MSc (1971) and a PhD (1974). Awarded with a Fulbright Scholarship at the University of California, Berkeley (1988-90), she is one of Poland’s foremost economists and poli­cymakers who played a key role in the enlargement of the EU. Since 1992 she is a professor in economics, teaching at many European universities.
21.-30. September 2012
EUSS 2012 In our times of rapid change, young planners and professionals involved in the processes of urban transformation must develop and adopt new and more holistic approaches to planning and design in order to engage with an increasingly urban world in a meaningful manner and to propose creative interventions that go beyond the immediately physical.
16.-19. September 2012
16-19 Sept. 2012 (Gothenburg, Sweden)
For whom and with whom are we transforming and developing our cities? How can social planners and
city developers together with other bodies contribute to counteracting growing social segregation in our
cities? What are the new tools available to us?
There were seminars, workshops and visits to different places in Gothenburg. Keynote speakers
were Nicole Foss (Canada), Lars Reuterswärd (Sweden), Carin Smuts (South Africa), Ann McAfee (Canada) and
Cord Soehlke (Germany). Congress lectures by Claudio Acioly (UN-HABITAT) and Søren Hermansen.
14.-18. September 2012
UPDATE 3 December 2012 The participants' vision has been documented in this file: URBEGO planning workshop Gothenburg, September 2012 ---  
27. August 2012
As part of the Centenary Activities, IFHP is organizing a debate at the 13th International Exhibition, Venice, together with the Danish Architecture Centre and the City of Copenhagen. The focus of the debate is on how investment in urban spaces and urban urban life can be an asset for cities
6.-18. August 2012
YTK/IFHP Summer School approaches urban living from various viewpoints by considering spatial organisation as well as social and cultural aspects of housing.
2. June 2012
The IFHP-AESOP Lecture Series continued on June 2 at the Universite Paris IV Sorbonne.
12. April-30. September 2012
The Directorate responsible for planning at the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment (I&M) is encouraging young planning professionals to provide new ideas on the forms, methods and possibilities in spatial planning needed to face present-day challenges facing our human settlements.

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