1st Conference on Future Challenges in Sustainable Urban Planning & Territorial Management
Part of the Conference on Future Challenges in Sustainable Urban Planning & Territorial Management series
17–19 Jan 2022
Smart Cities, Built Environment, Urban Mobility, Land Use Planning, City Planning, Natural Hazard Risks, Real Estate, Coastal Zone Management, Environmental Planning
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25-June-2022: The 2nd edition of SUPTM will be held online in January 2024. In January 2023 we will launch the website of the new event with all the information. Thank you all for participating and see you in next SUPTM conference!!
1-June-2022: Call for special issues of journals supporting the SUPTM conference has been launched. See special conditions for attendees at the conference in the section ‘Publication opportunities’ of the website.
5-May-2022: News: SUPTM conference proceedings book is now available in the section ‘conference proceedings’ of the website! Special issues of scientific journals supporting the conference will be announced soon.
15-Jan-2022: News: Finally more than 200 attendees from 29 different countries of the 5 continents finally registered at the SUPTM 2022 conference!
13-Jan-2022- Update: links for online conference sessions are now available on the website (see ‘conference streaming sessions’ section, only available for registered attendees).
9-Jan-2022- Update: final conference program available now on the website!
03-Dec-2021- News: We are proud to inform that Prof. Albert Saiz from the MIT urban planning & studies department will be giving the opening lecture of the SUPTM 2022 conference!
Welcome from the Chairs
The 1st international Conference on Future Challenges in Sustainable Urban Planning & Territorial Management will take place online from 17 - 19 January 2022 through Sciforum platform.
The conference seeks to present innovative proposals and relevant case studies in this field and related topics proposed. The chairs and the organization team are very much looking forward to welcoming you to this first edition of this Forum. Let us grab this opportunity to advance the sustainability 2030 agenda!
Profs. Salvador García-Ayllón & José Luis Miralles
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Technical University of Cartagena
Prof. Salvador Garcia-Ayllon works at the Department of Civil Engineering in the Technical University of Cartagena (Spain) and is currently a visiting professor at the university of California Berkeley. He is responsible for the R&D group of territorial policies, environmental & infrastructure Planning of the technical University of Cartagena (www.upct.es/~potepapi). Salvador does research in Urban Planning and Environmental & Territorial Management. His current projects are related to GIS diagnosis of territorial management, environmental and urban planning, natural hazards risk assessment and ICZM.
Technical University of Valencia
Associate professor with 35 years of experience in research related to urban planning and territorial management. He has been director for eight years of the urban planning department of the Polytechnic University of Valencia.
University of California Berkeley
John Radke is a faculty member in the College of Environmental Design at the University of California, Berkeley. A founding member of the Center for Catastrophic Risk Management, he conducts research in the design and development of analytical methods that assist in recognizing spatial structure, measure changes in complex landscapes, and assess exposure from future climate change conditions. He advances and integrates high-resolution spatial data within data-rich multivariate models to predict the impact on and consequences of chronic exposure of infrastructure in human habitat over vast geographic regions. Simply put, he brings science to Planning and Design. Radke was a founding member of the Center for Catastrophic Risk Management (CCRM) (http://ccrm.berkeley.edu/faculty.shtml), a UC Berkeley group of academic researchers and practitioners who recognize the need for interdisciplinary solutions to avoid and mitigate tragic events. Radke also directed the campus GIS Center 1996-2008. Professor Radke is currently exploring the impact of global warming and climate change on California’s infrastructure through the California Vulnerability and Adaptation Study project. Radke was a Co-Principal Investigator on the interdisciplinary team project RESIN: Resilient and Sustainable Infrastructure Networks project. RESIN’s mandate is to create, validate, and apply new Risk Assessment and Management (RAM) based approaches to facilitate a better evaluation and management of resilience and sustainability in interdependent, interconnected, interactive critical infrastructure systems (I3CIS).
Cyprus University of Technology,
Eratosthenes Centre of Excellence
Dr. Phaedon Kyriakidis is a Professor at the Department of Civil Engineering and Geomatics of the Cyprus University of Technology (CUT), as well as an Affiliated Professor at the Department of Geography of the University California Santa Barbara (UCSB) in the USA. He currently serves as the Research Coordinator of the Eratosthenes Center of Excellence; he also formerly served as the Dean (2017-2020) of the School of Engineering and Technology at CUT, and as a Chair (2016-2017) of the Department of Civil Engineering and Geomatics at CUT. Dr. Kyriakidis was on the Faculty of the Department of Geography at UCSB -- Assistant Professor (2001-2005), Associate Professor (2005-2012) and Full Professor (2012-2015), as well as a Professor of Spatial Analysis (2009-2015) at the Department of Geography of the University of the Aegean in Greece. He obtained his BSc (1994) from the Department of Geology of the Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki, Greece, his PhD (1999) from the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences of Stanford University, USA, with specialization Geostatistics in the Earth Sciences. He also worked as a Post-Doctoral Fellow (1999-2000) at the Earth Sciences Division of Berkeley National Laboratory, USA, where he also held a Faculty Staff appointment (2001-2013). Dr. Kyriakidis’s research interests include geostatistics, geocomputation, and geoinformatics, as well as their applications to geographic information science and systems, remote sensing, earth, atmospheric and environmental sciences, as well as public health and archaeology. He has co-authored more than 65 articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals, and has made numerous contributions in conference proceedings and edited volumes.
Technical University of Catalonia
Urban Planning Architect (UPC, 1984, 1995). Extraordinary Doctorate Award with the thesis on "Project spaces in a metropolis. Changes in the spatial structure of the central metropolitan area of Barcelona 1976-1992" (Cum Laude, 1998). Director and Associate Professor of the Department of Urbanism and Spatial Planning of the Higher Technical School of Architecture of the Vallés of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia. Director of the Master in Urban and Territorial Development –management and transformation of cities in developing countries-, Director of the Postgraduate Course in Territorial Planning and Mountain Architecture of the Polytechnic Foundation of Catalonia. Director of the Master in Creative Management of the Metropolis in Mexico, managed together with the Ibero-American University and the Polytechnic Foundation of Catalonia. European Prize for Urban Planning 2010, National Prize for Urban Planning of Spain 2006 for the Transformation Plan of the La Mina Neighborhood in Sant Adrià de Besòs, Urban Planning Prize of the 11th Spanish Biennial of Architecture and Urban Planning 2011 for the Municipal Urban Planning Plan of Montmeló , forming a team with Sebastiá Jornet and Joan Enric Pastor.
University of Columbia
Ebru Gencer is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Architecture, Planning and Preservation at Columbia University. She is also the Founding Executive Director of the Center for Urban Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience (CUDRR+R), a non-profit research center based in New York City; the Chair of the Urban Planning Advisory Group (UPAG) to the UN Secretary General’s Special Representative on Disaster Risk Reduction; and a member of the Steering Committees of the Making Cities Resilient Campaign and the Global Alliance for Urban Crises. Ebru Gencer is a graduate of the Urban Planning Program at Columbia University (Ph.D, 2007; MPhil 2001). Her doctoral dissertation was titled “The interplay between Natural Disasters and Sustainable Development.” Dr. Gencer also holds a MSc in Urban Preservation and a Diploma in City and Regional Planning from Mimar Sinan University in Istanbul. In 2016, she was a nominee for the AXA Foundation Award for Urban Vulnerability on the Global South. She was formerly a recipient of World Bank’s Young Scientist Applied Research Grants on Sustainable Development (2003-2005), and a Fellow of the United Nations University Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS) Academy on Social Vulnerability (2007). Dr. Gencer has worked on disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation, and urban development and design projects in South-Eastern Europe, Turkey, Latin America and the Caribbean regions including with positions at Columbia University’s Earth Institute and the Euro-Mediterranean Climate Change Center in Venice, Italy, as well as consultancies for the United Nations system. With her role as the Chair of UPAG, among others, Dr. Gencer led the development of local/urban indicators for the assessment of local government actions for reducing risk and building resilience to disasters and the impacts of climate change. At CUDRR+R, she has recently undertaken a UK and Canadian governments’ funded climate resilient development project in small to medium sized cities in Colombia, El Salvador and Argentina.
University of Cagliari
Corrado Zoppi, civil engineer, is Doctor of Philosophy in Economics (Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, 1997), PhD in Territorial Planning (University of Reggio Calabria, 1992) and Master of Science in Economic Policy and Planning (Northeastern University, 1990). Since I October 2015 he is Full Professor (Scientific disciplinary sector ICAR / 20 Technique and Urban Planning) at the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architecture Engineering. He has held courses at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Cagliari, and the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Rome "La Sapienza" and of Sassari-Alghero. He is currently the holder of the Strategic Planning Module of the Integrated Course of Strategic Environmental Planning and of the Territorial Planning Course at the Engineering Faculty of the University of Cagliari. He was Coordinator of the Evaluation and Verification Unit of Public Investments of the Autonomous Region of Sardinia from 2007 to 2013. He was Coordinator of the Council of the Engineering Studies Course for the Environment and Territory of the University of Cagliari from 2012 to 2015. He is currently President of the Council of the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture of the University of Cagliari
Technical University of Madrid
is a Spanish urban planner architect, professor at the Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM) and collaborates with different administrations and international organizations as an expert on gender in urban planning, architecture, research and innovation. Since 2016, she has been the director of the UNESCO Chair on Gender in Science, Technology and Innovation at the UPM. Architect from the Higher Technical School of Architecture of Madrid in 1989, Master of Science from Columbia University (New York), where she studied with a scholarship from the Fulbright Program (1989 to 1991), and Doctor of Architecture from the Polytechnic University of Madrid ( UPM) in 1997. Sánchez de Madariaga has been a tenured professor of Urbanism and Spatial Planning at the UPM since 1999. As a visiting professor, among other universities, she has been at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Columbia (New York), the London School of Economics and the Weimar-Bauhaus School of Architecture. She participates in seminars and has given more than 300 lectures at institutions around the world. As a researcher, she has directed more than forty projects, including the European projects TRIGGER, GE-Academy, RRING and Gender-Net. She was part of the advisory committees of European projects, such as GenderAction, GEDII, GENOVATE, GENPORT, LIBRA, SAGERIP, RRITOOLS, among others.
University of Granada
Graduated in Geography (1991) and Dr. Geographer (2000), from the University of Granada, doctoral thesis: “Accesses and urban form in Andalusian middle cities”. Postgraduate Diplomas in Land Management and the Environment (Polytechnic University of Valencia, 1992); and in Transport (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 1994) Stays as Researcher and / or Visiting Professor at Universities: Politécnica de Valencia (1993); Autonomous of the State of Mexico, Toluca, Mexico (1996); Urban Research of Utrecht, The Netherlands (2005); Istituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia, Italy (2003 and 2008); Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (2012); Autonomous of the State of Mexico, Toluca (2011 and 2012). Professor of Spatial Planning, and currently director of the urban planning department of the university, teaching mainly in the degree of Environmental Sciences (2000-2010), also collaborating in the Schools of Architecture (2009) and Civil Engineering (2001 -2012) Academic Coordinator, 2007-2008, of the Doctorate Program in Urbanism, Spatial Planning and Environmental Planning. Member of the Steering Committee of the Official Master's Degree in Urban Planning (2011-2012); and the Doctorate with a mention of Quality (2008-2009). Coordinator of the Urban Landscape and Public Space Module of the Master in Landscaping, Gardening and Public Space at the University of Granada (2009, 2010 and 2011).
Universidad Diego Portales, Chile.
Architect and Master in Architecture from Universidad Católica de Chile, and I hold an MPhil and PhD in Architecture from the University of Cambridge. I have been a Lecturer at Universidad Católica de Chile and Universidad Mayor (Chile), Research Associate at the University of Cambridge, Postdoctoral Researcher at CEDEUS and CIGIDEN and a guest Lecturer at the University College of London (UCL). Currently, I am an Associate Professor at Universidad Diego Portales, Chile. My research has been focused on resilience and sustainable reconstruction after disasters in vulnerable territories. My proposals seek to reinforce the idea that the emergency and reconstruction processes can be an opportunity to improve the quality of life of the inhabitants of our cities in a sustainable and safe way.
Universidad Ricardo Palma, Perú
Professional with knowledge and experience in the disciplines of Land Use Planning, Sustainable Development, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management. Results manager combining mastery of technical aspects with social and environmental awareness. Professor in the Architecture and Sustainability Master of the Ricardo Palma University since 2017. More than 16 years of work experience. International Doctor of Philosophy from the Polytechnic University of Valencia. Official Master's Degree in Social Research Applied to the Environment, specializing in "Analysis of the sustainability of the socio-economic system based on the appropriation and management of natural resources" from the Pablo de Olavide University of Seville (Spain). Degree in Environmental Sciences from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (Spain).
Technical University of Cartagena
Architect by the Higher Technical School of Architecture of Madrid, Polytechnic University of Madrid (2006). Doctor in architect (2015) by the Department of Architectural Projects of the ETSAM of the Polytechnic University of Madrid. Associate Professor in Architectural Projects of the Department of Architecture of the Polytechnic University of Cartagena since 2008 and Vice Dean of the Official College of Architects of the Region of Murcia. He is Principal Investigator of the research group "Strategies of the architectural project and cultural systems" of the UPCT, member of the Technical Commission of the Fundación Docomomo Ibérico and has collaborated with prestigious studios such as Aranguren Gallegos, Araujo Arquitectos, Ezquiaga Arquitectura, Ecosistema Urbano and Amid / Zero 9. His recent work has been awarded in various calls, highlighting the following, Regional Architecture Award, category "New building" in the XXI Architecture Awards of the Region of Murcia (2021), Regional Architecture Award, category "Sustainability" in the XXI Architecture Awards of the Region of Murcia (2021), Regional Architecture Award, category "Interior Architecture" in the XX Architecture Awards of the Region of Murcia (2019) and Prize Recent Exhibition of Architecture of Alicante (2018-2019) of the Territorial College of Architects of Alicante. - Regional Architecture Award, category "Disclosure" in the XVIII Architecture Awards of the Region of Murcia (2015).
Technical University of Valencia
Agricultural Engineer with a PhD in Urbanism, Territory and Sustainability. Since 2003, he teaches Urban and Spatial Planning at the Department of Urbanism of the Universitat Politècnica de Valencia (Spain). He has focused his research on the application of GIS in the calculation of indicators for territorial analysis and diagnosis, as well as on the development of territorial aptitude models. His PhD addresses in a more specific way the problem of the effects of the urban sprawl. Among other professional works, he has actively participated in the development of the Territorial Strategy of the Valencian Community.
ENSA Paris-Val de Seine
Landscape architect DPLG, architect DPLG, town planner, State landscape consultant, Claire BAILLY agency, International Experimental Workshop for the Bio-digital City. In 2003, she was a founding member of the Cap Environnement network. Her work led her to sit on several juries of international town planning competitions and, in 2012, earned her the appointment of Landscaper-Council of the State. In 2007, she obtained the DPLG architectural diploma. The theme developed and deepened within the framework of a DEA "Social issues of communication technologies" aims to study the impact of new technologies on design processes in architecture, landscape and town planning. This subject is also the one she is developing as part of a doctoral thesis currently underway at the FA + U. She became co-responsible with Jean Magerand, in 2007, of the Chronique Prospectives for the online magazine Cyberarchi, then, since 2010, of the same column for the Courrier de l'Architecte. In 2009, Claire Bailly and Jean Magerand co-founded the International Experimental Workshop for the Cité Bionumérique. This collaborative structure explores the changes generated by the complex and digital paradigm, by developing experimental projects.
Universidade Federal do Pará, Brasil
Geologist (University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1991). Master Environmental Sciences (Hokkaido UNiversity, Japan, 1995). Doctor in Natural Sciences - Geography (Kiel UNiversity, Germany, 2003). Professor at the Federal UNiversity of Para (Brazil) since 1998.
Universidad de Concepción, Chile
Associate Professor of the Faculty of Architecture, Urbanism and Geography of the University of Concepción. Environmental Biologist from the University of Chile, Master in Environmental Management and Territorial Planning from the University of Barcelona and Doctor in Geography from the University of Barcelona. He has specialized in the environmental assessment and management of urban and peri-urban landscapes using tools for spatial analysis, remote sensing and management of ecosystem services provided by natural landscape structures, such as squares and parks. He has recently focused on the consequences of land use and cover changes and the role of vegetation in improving people's well-being.
Brunel University London
Architectural Engineer by background with double PhD in "Engineering-based Architecture and Urban Planning" (Sapienza University of Rome) and "Architecture Energy and Environment" (ETSAB, UPC). Her research interests are focused on the reciprocal interactions between buildings and urban climate at the local and micro scales and the impact on energy efficiency and people’s health and wellbeing.
University of California Berkeley
Dr. Serra-Llobet specializes in flood risk management policies. After receiving her PhD in Environmental Sciences from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (2011), she worked at the Water Unit of the Directorate General for the Environment at the European Commission (EU) in Brussels, analysing EU funded research on hydro-meteorological risks (floods and droughts) and vulnerability assessment in Europe. Then as a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute of Urban & Regional Development, University of California Berkeley, she conducted comparative studies of flood management governance in the US and EU. In 2014 she was awarded a Prometeo visiting professorship to the University of Cuenca, Ecuador, where she taught and conducted research on the potential to implement green infrastructure for stormwater management in Latin American. She is now project director at the Institute of International Studies, UC Berkeley, working on sustainable flood management strategies in the US and the EU.
Technical and Vocational University (TVU), Iran
Masoud Taghavi is head of mechanical engineering department, at faculty of Noshahr, Technical and Vocational University (TVU), Iran. His research interests are mechanical engineering, energy engineering, hydrogen productions, sustainable energies and green systems, solar energy and photovoltaic, renewable energies and HVAC new technologies fields, low energy building, and CO2 capture. For more than 8 years, Masoud has been working as an HVAC engineer in buildings, researcher, and teacher for various universities in Iran. Masoud holds a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering - energy conversion. Masoud was introduced as the "Top Lecturer" and "Top Researcher" in faculty of Noshahr, Technical and Vocational University (TVU), Iran, respectively in 2021 and 2020.
Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena
Technical University of Cartagena
The UPCT is part of the UP4 association together with the Polytechnics of Madrid, Catalonia and Valencia. The Polytechnic University of Cartagena is one of the eight partners of the European University of Technology.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Professor Albert Saiz is the Daniel Rose Associate Professor of Urban Economics and Real Estate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and formerly Director of the MIT Center for Real Estate (2014–2018). Professor Saiz serves as the Director of MIT’s Urban Economics Lab, which conducts research on real estate economics, urban economics, housing markets, local public finance, zoning regulations, global real estate, and demographic trends affecting urban and real estate development worldwide. He holds a BA in economics from Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (1995), a PhD in economics from Harvard University (2002), and teaches in both the MIT Urban Planning and Real Estate programs. Before joining MIT, prof. Saiz was a Research Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, and an award-winning Assistant Professor of Real Estate and Economics in the MBA Core Program at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Prof. Saiz currently serves as a Visiting Scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia; a Research Fellow at the Institute for the Analysis of Labor (Germany); a Board Member at the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association, and as a Research Advisor for Buildzoom.com. He is also an Editor of the Journal of Housing Economics. He has published in the most prestigious scientific journals and editorials, currently his publications having more than 10,000 citations in relevant journals. He also regularly appears in the national and international press, and has been granted with various awards such as the Wharton Excellence in Teaching Award and the Ballard Award from the Zell-Lurie Real Estate Center.
Technical University of Valencia
PhD in architecture, urban planning and urbanologist. He is Professor of Urban and Regional Planning at the Department of Urban Planning of the Polytechnic University of Valencia and has taught master classes and PhD courses as visiting professor at different universities in Spain, Mexico, Venezuela, Colombia, Cuba, Argentina, Italy, France and Germany. In the professional field, he has worked as urban planner in the drafting of urban plans and projects of various scales of several cities. As a theoretician, his publications focus on the analysis of the transformation processes of cities, taking into consideration the challenge that the hypothesis of no growth poses for cities, with the publication of relevant books on the subject such as "Informational Revolution, Ecological Crisis and Urbanism" (2005), "Stationary Urbanism" (2013) and "Urban Transformation of Valencia during the 2nd Monarchic Restoration, 1979-2019" (2021), among others.
In order to make an oral presentation or a poster, at least the person who makes the presentation must be registered in the conference by using Sciforum platform (www.sciforum.net). Certificates of participation at SUPTM2022 will be issued only for those authors who have registered for the conference. The offer to write an extended version of the abstract for publication in the proceedings of SUPTM2022 conference will only be made by those people who have been registered in the conference (REMIND: authors must be registered at the conference before December 27 to get included in the proceedings).
For this first edition, attendees who register during the early bird registration period will be exempt to pay the conference registration fee.
Early bird registration deadline: 30 September 2021 // NEW: Early registration deadline extended to 15 October 2021!
Regular registration deadline: 15 December 2021 // NEW: Regular registration deadline extended to 30 December 2021!
Early bird registration fee: Free (0 €)
Regular registration fee: Students, NGO and developing countries: 25 € (regular) - 50 €
Regular registration fee: Academic and professionals: 75 € (regular) - 100 € (late)
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Sponsors and Partners
The following scientific journals sponsor the 1st international Conference on Sustainable Urban Planning and Territorial Management (SUPTM). The journal Sustainability (indexed in the JCR with an impact factor of 3.251 on 2020) will publish a special issue of the conference in which the most outstanding contributions of the conference will be included. Other relevant articles will also be included in a special issue of Land journal (JCR impact factor of 3.396), IJERPH (JCR impact factor of 4.461), Applied Sciences (JCR impact factor of 2.679) and Urban Science (covered by ESCI). The most relevant articles will receive discounts for publication in Open Access format and the mostoutstanding will be made for free. All articles will be subjected to blind peer review according to the criteria of the collaborating journals.
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Conference attendees and participants can send their questions and inquiries to the following mail:
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Conference Secretariat: SUPTM@mdpi.com