CPUD '16 / City Planning and Urban Design Summit and Conference

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
April 7, 2016 to April 9, 2016
Location: 
Turkey
Subject Fields: 
Architecture and Architectural History, Environmental History / Studies, Government and Public Service, Urban Design and Planning, Urban History / Studies

Call for Papers: CITIES AND CITY PLANS: THE PAST AND THE FUTURE

CPUD '16 / City Planning and Urban Design Summit and Conference will be held on April 7-9, 2016 at Cezayir Conference Halls in Istanbul. The conference is coordinated by DAKAM (Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center)and will be organized by BİLSAS (Science, Art, Sport Productions).

Special Focus: TRANSPORTATION, ENERGY AND ECONOMY

In the new millennium, the politics, needs, priorities and planning itself are in constant change and obviously new challenges in terms of city planning are put forward. Today many cities are working to encourage populations to return to their urban core through the creation of revitalization efforts to distressed neighborhoods and old downtown centers. Industrial zones are moving, life styles are changing and growth and immigration in mega cities are still an issue. Given the importance of cities as significant social, political and economic centers, the rethinking of planning comes at a principal moment when urban policy must be able to plan for a sustainable future in relation to the individual needs of neighborhoods, individuals and established urban systems.

KEYNOTES

Charnelle Hicks; CHPlanning

Charnelle Hicks is the president and principal planner for CHPlanning which provides innovative and cost-effective solutions in comprehensive planning, municipal planning, transportation planning, environmental planning, and community outreach programs for public and private clients throughout the United States. She has nearly 25 years of experience in transportation planning, comprehensive and regional planning, economic development, and public outreach. She has extensive knowledge of the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code (MPC) and is a certified PMPEI instructor.

Derya OKTAY

Derya Oktay is currently a Professor of Architecture and Urban Design at the Department of Architecture and the Dean of the Faculty of Architecture at Ondokuz Mayıs University, Samsun, Turkey. Prior to her current position, she was the Director of the MS in Urban Design Programme and a professor at Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus, and the Founding Director of the Urban Research & Development Center (URDC) at the same institution (1999-2013). In addition, she has served as the President of the Society for International Development (SID) Lefkosa Chapter in Cyprus.

PUBLICATION

All submitted papers are subject to double blind peer review. Conference proceedings are going to be available on DVD as e-book and DAKAM's digital library  with an ISBN number before the conference and will be sent to be reviewed for inclusion in the "Thomson & Reuters Web of Science's Conference Proceedings Citation Index" (CPCI) and Google Scholars.

AGENDA

http://www.cpudconference.org/p/registration.html

THEMES

1. CITIES IN TRANSFORMATION, SOCIAL CHANGES AND PLANNING

Housing in the New Millenium

Ecosystem and Urban Ecology

Participation and Governance

Economic, Leisure and Tourism Aspects of Contemporary Cities

Infrastructure, Facilities, Systems: New Technologies and Economy

Water Management and Resource Management

Transportation and Movement of People, Goods, Information

Best (and Worst) Practices: Informing Future Possibilities

Historic Preservation

Public Health and Cities

Arts, Culture and Creative Placemaking

 

2. PLANNING IN TRANSFORMATION

Rethinking Planning and Urban Design: Evolving and Declining Models of City Planning Practice

New Ideas: Small Scale-Large Scale

Emergent Planning Aspects

Effectiveness of Planning

Politics, Social Change and Planning

Civic Participation

Transformation of Cities: Case Studies

Transformation of Urban indicators

Best (and Worst) Practices: Informing Future Possibilities

Visualization Methods for Planning 

Planning Visions Past: Their Fates and Impacts

Planning Visions Now: Their Innovations and Viability

Forecasting - Envisioning: Predicting Probabilities - Imagining Possibilities

Teaching Envisioning: Planning Curricula

 

3. CITY PLANS AND STRATEGIES OF THE PAST

Planning History

Politics and City Planning

Race, Gender, Ethnicity and Urban Issues

Success and Failure

Economy, Industry and Planning

On the Interface of Architecture and Planning

Critical Perspectives towards Social Life in Cities

http://www.cpudconference.org/p/themes.html

VENUE

The conference will be held at Cezayir Meeting Halls

Hayriye Caddesi 12, Galatasaray, Beyoğlu

Cezayir building was built in 1901 as a school by the Italian Workers' Society. The building, with its 2005 renovation, has been transformed into a landmark establishment serving under the Cezayir Garden, Cezayir Lounge and Cezayir Rooms brands on its three floors. Housing a restaurant, a lounge, a bar and meeting rooms as well as providing a wide range of cultural events in its halls.

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

The scientific committee consists of significant scholars, such as

Prof. Dr. Fatma UNSAL / Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University

Prof. Dr. Ismet KILINCASLAN / Istanbul Technical University

Prof. Dr. Derya OKTAY / Ondokuz Mayis University

Prof. Dr. Eti AKYUZ LEVI / Dokuz Eylul University

Prof. Dr. Iclal DINCER / Yildiz Technical University

Prof. Dr. Ayse OZCAN / Giresun University

Prof. Dr. Aysegul MENGI / Ankara University

Associate Professor Zeynep GUNAY / Istanbul Technical University

Associate Professor Aynur CAN / Marmara University

Associate Professor Elif Ozlem ORAL AYDIN / Gebze Technical University

Associate Professor Sebnem Gokcen DUNDAR / Dokuz Eylul University

Associate Professor Ozge Yalciner ERCOSKUN / Gazi University

Associate Professor Ebru KERIMOGLU / Istanbul Technical University

Associate Professor Goksen CAPAR / Ankara University

Associate Professor Hasan YAYLI / Kirikkale University

Associate Professor Mithat Arman KARASU / Harran University

Associate Professor Dr. Safak KAYPAK / Mustafa Kemal University

Assistant Professor Dr. Burcu YIGIT TURAN / Ozyegin University

Assistant Professor Dr. Irem AYHAN SELCUK / Dokuz Eylul University

Assistant Professor Dr. Zeynep YILMAZ BAYRAM / Karadeniz Technical University

Assistant Professor Dr. Ozan HOVARDAOGLU / Erciyes University

Assistant Professor Dr. Yasemin SARIKAYA LEVENT / Mersin University

 

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION

You can submit your abstract by entering the online registration system  EASYCHAIR at https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=cpud16

You will receive a reply to your proposal within three weeks following a double-blind review process.

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