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The Centenary Congress is the key event of the centenary year for IFHP. Register now to get your Early Bird discount (until the 7th of April).
The event is jointly organized by the IFHP and TCPA (Town & Country Planning Association) and tackles issues facing the future of cities. The congress takes a retrospective and prospective view of the cities, reflecting on the lessons of the past and asking what tomorrow holds for human settlements, how the future of cities can be shaped, and what practical solutions are required to establish the sustainable societies of tomorrow.
The congress is based on three themes; cities in transition, resilient cities and inclusive cities each dealing with challenges oriented from the multiple demands of growing urban populations, economic-, social-, demographic, environmental and political issues, and aiming to present an inspiring, positive vision and exploration of solutions to address these challenges.
The event includes speakers such as;
- Mitchell Silver, Chief Planner and Economic Development Officer in the City of Raleigh, North Carolina. Current President of the American Planning Association
- Richard Blakeway, Deputy Mayor for Housing, Land and Property, London
- Mark Watts, Director of Energy and Climate Change, ARUP
- Hugh Ellis, Chief Planner, town and Country Planning Association
- Kate Hendersen, Chief Executive, Town and Country Planning Association
- Kent Martinussen, Chief Executive, Danish Architecture Centre
- Lee Shostak, Chairman of the Town and Country Planning Association
- Mary Walch, Managing Director of Colbha Consulting
- Jo Nigrini, Director of Strategic Regeneration, Planning and Olympic Legacy and Strategic Commissioning & Community at London Borough of Newham.
Each speaker will be covering a range of topics concerning challenges facing cities and urban population issues.
This list is regularly being updated with more inspiring and well-known experts on the built environment profession.
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