53rd ISOCARP/OAPA Congress, Portland, Oregon, USA, 24-27 October 2017

The Joint ISOCARP-OAPA Conference on ‘Smart Communities´ was considered a great success. ISOCARP and OAPA would like to thank all participants, organisers and sponsors for their immense efforts.

For congress results, presentations and pictures click here.



ISOCARP and the Oregon Chapter of the American Planning Association (OAPA) are partnering in 2017 for a Joint International Conference/53rd ISOCARP Congress Portland, Oregon, USA, from 24-27, October 2017.




  • Words of Welcome

    Invitations from ISOCARP and OAPA
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  • Introduction by the General Rapporteur Hongyang Wang and his Congress Team

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  • Keynote Speakers 2017

    Arun Jain, Daniel S. Iacofano and Congressman Earl Blumenauer are this year's keynote speakers.
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  • Team Members 2017

    Short bios of congress team members
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  • Sponsorship and Exhibition Opportunities 2017

    Don't miss this opportunity
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  • Portland, Oregon – Sponsors and Endorsers

    Endorsing Partners
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  • General Information

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  • Venue Portland Congress

    Oregon Convention Center
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  • Accommodation in Portland

    Find your place to stay in Portland
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  • Mobile Workshops

    Mobile Workshops on 24 October 2017.
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Results Portland Conference

Conference conclusions

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Registration and Fees

Early Bird Registration until 30 September 2017

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Paper Platform 2017

Search for author – papers

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Presentation Guidelines

and Summary Slide

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Special ISOCARP-UNESCO Event, 23 October 2017

Pre-congress event, free of charge

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General Introduction

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ISOCARP Awards 2017

In 2017 ISOCARP bestows the following three awards:
Awards for Excellence
Gerd Albers Award
Student Award

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Young Planning Professionals’ Workshop, Portland, Oregon, October 2017

YPP Portland 2017 focused on strategies for Smart Communities at the McLoughlin Corridor: Harnessing Transit + Technology to strengthen the Economy. Presentation is now available on the web. Report will be available soon.

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Call for Papers, Case Studies and Session Proposals

Contribute with a paper, case study or session in Portland for one of the six tracks.

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