Abstract Submission

Abstract Submission is closed.

All authors were informed on 1 May whether their abstract was accepted or not.

Information on paper submission will be available soon.


Submit your abstract for one of the three possibilities:

Academic contribution consisting of a paper and a presentation
. The paper will be included in the Congress Proceedings with an ISBN number (only for authors attending the conference)
. Each year ISOCARP submits the Proceedings to Conference Proceedings Citation Index – Web of Science.

Case Study:
Professional contribution to the planning practice consisting of a presentation on a specific project, proposal, plan, design, existing or work-in-progress development etc.
. Submitting a paper is optional, but highly recommended
. Abstract (and paper if submitted) will be included in the Congress Proceedings.

Session Proposal:
. Session proposers have to identify and coordinate all the session speakers
. Sessions will be 90 minutes long
. Discussion or interaction with the audience is highly encouraged
. Formats other than the traditional presentations are encouraged, including: point/counterpoint, panel discussions, single speaker, moderated debate, interactive workshops, round tables, etc.
. All speakers need to register for the congress
. An abstract of the session proposal is mandatory and will be included in the Congress Proceedings.

Maximum number of abstracts: 2
Please do not submit the same abstract to several tracks.

For all three options the following applies:

– Maximum of words for abstract submission: 600.
– Short synopsis of max.50 words obligatory.


For information on tracks click here.

For information on the key dates click here.


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