Upcoming event: The 3rd Workshop for Thought Leaders: “Urban Regeneration: The way to Vibrant City”

2019-10-17 00:00:00

    In the context of emerging city groups and greater metropolitan regions, urban renewal nowadays are at the same time empowered by better technologies and modern industries, and challenged with the need to adopt more innovative and cooperative model of development with neighbouring cities. Since 2012, the Guangzhou Award has been successfully held for four cycles, soliciting over 1000 initiatives from over 480 cities worldwide. The enthusiasm of participation and repertoire of wisdom gave birth to the biennial Workshop for Thought Leaders which is conceived and designed to help policy and decision makers learn from outstanding innovations in urban sustainable development.

    This year’s workshop brings together internationally renowned experts to share their knowledge and experiences in urban regeneration innovations. Dialogues will be conducted among scholars and practitioners to reflect on and formulate principles for action plans that enhance the effectiveness and sustainability of urban renewal system and promote liveable communities. With the participation of UCLG-ASPAC Standing Committee Women in Local Governments (SCWLG), our discussion shall also be guided by SDGs on women welfare and cover an important sub-topic on Family Friendly Urban Planning and Urban Regeneration.

Duration & Date: 5 days on 2-6 December 2019

Location: Guangzhou, China

Participants: Preferably Mayors & Vice-Mayors, also open to senior-level urban planning and urban regeneration officials

(Please kindly note that we will cover the local transportation and four-night accommodation for one representative from each city.)

If you are interested in this workshop, please kindly find the annex below and submit the completed Application Form before 30 October 2019. You may send the soft copy to Guangzhou Institute for Urban Innovation by email: info@guangzhouaward.org 

The Workshop is on a first come first served basis with limited vacancies, and the organizing committee will be sending confirmation emails to early admitted applicants until 10 November 2019.For inquiries, please feel free to contact the Guangzhou Institute for Urban Innovation (Tel: +86 20 87354209, Email: info@guangzhouaward.org).

Annex 1 Concept Note.pdf

Annex 2 Instruction.pdf

Annex 3 Application Form.docx