4th ATINER Annual International Conference on Urban Studies & Planning 2014

  • Conference Call
  • The Archi­tec­ture & Engi­neer­ing Research Unit in col­lab­o­ra­tion with the Social Sci­ences Research Divi­sion of the Athens Insti­tute for Edu­ca­tion and Research (ATINER) will hold its 4rd Annual Inter­na­tional Con­fer­ence on Urban Stud­ies & Plan­ning 2014 on June 9 – 12, 2014 in Athens, Greece. The aim of the con­fer­ence is to bring together schol­ars, researchers and stu­dents from all areas of Urban Stud­ies and Plan­ning and other related areas such eco­nom­ics, geog­ra­phy, soci­ol­ogy, real estate, con­struc­tion, etc.

    Con­fer­ence Topics

    Areas of inter­est include (but are not con­fined to):

    • Urban­iza­tion and suburbanization
    • Urban­ism that includes urban geog­ra­phy, soci­ol­ogy and economics
    • Urban design and his­tory of cities
    • Urban trans­porta­tion
    • Urban infra­struc­ture includ­ing pub­lic utilities
    • Urban regen­er­a­tion includ­ing eco­nomic development
    • Local plans
    • His­toric preservation
    • Envi­ron­ment, pub­lic open space and recreation
    • Hous­ing
    • Com­mu­nity engagement
    • Plan­ning man­age­ment, imple­men­ta­tion and enforcement
    • Plan­ning sys­tems and processes, infor­ma­tion and pol­icy analysis
    • Trans­porta­tion Engineering
    • Town plan­ning
    • Social Research exam­ines the peo­ple who inhabit and use the spaces of architecture
    • Cul­tural Research stud­ies place-​making and the norms of the inhab­i­tants of nat­ural and built places past, present, and future
    • Design Research con­sid­ers the processes of shap­ing and mak­ing of places
    • Edu­ca­tional Research exam­ines the ped­a­go­gies of urban stud­ies and related fields

    Abstract and Paper Submission

    Please sub­mit an abstract of no more than 300 words using the linked abstract sub­mis­sion form to Dr. Nicholas Patri­cios, Head, Archi­tec­ture & Engi­neer­ing Research Unit, ATINER & Pro­fes­sor and Dean Emer­i­tus, School of Archi­tec­ture, Uni­ver­sity of Miami, USA. Abstracts should include: Title of Paper, Full Name (s), Affil­i­a­tion, Cur­rent Posi­tion, an email address and at least 3 key­words that best describe the sub­ject of your sub­mis­sion. Deci­sions are reached within 4 weeks.

    If you want to par­tic­i­pate with­out pre­sent­ing a paper, i.e. chair a ses­sion, review papers to be included in the con­fer­ence pro­ceed­ings or books, con­tribute to the edit­ing of a book, or any other con­tri­bu­tion, please send an email to Dr. Gre­gory T. Papanikos, Pres­i­dent, ATINER.

    Con­fer­ence Fee

    The reg­is­tra­tion fee is €300 (euro), cov­er­ing access to all ses­sions, two lunches, cof­fee breaks and con­fer­ence mate­r­ial. Spe­cial arrange­ments will be made with a local lux­ury hotel for a lim­ited num­ber of rooms at a spe­cial con­fer­ence rate. In addi­tion, a num­ber of spe­cial events will be orga­nized: A Greek night of enter­tain­ment with din­ner, a spe­cial one-​day cruise in the Greek islands, an archae­o­log­i­cal tour of Athens and a one-​day visit to Delphi.

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