Results of the 47th ISOCARP Congress


We look back on a successful 47th ISOCARP Congress – Wuhan, China (24-28 October 2011).


ISOCARP Review 07, the Congress Report, as well as the report of the Young Planning Professionals’ Workshop are available for purchase in the webshop.

Press Release

Download the Press Release by General Rapporteur Milica Bajic Brkovic.

Opening of the Congress

Keynote Edward NG
Architect; Professor at Chinese University of Hong Kong
Title of speech: “Urban Climate and City Planning for High Density Living”
Keynote Edward NG | Synopsis Keynote
Due to the fact that the ppt contains a lot of government related matters some slides are not available.

Keynote Zef Hemel
Deputy Managing Director of the Urban Planning Department of the City of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Title of speech: “WikicitY. Amsterdam Practising Open Planning 2004-2010″
Keynote Zef Hemel – Note: It takes some time to download the presentation.

Keynote Pierre Laconte
ISOCARP President 2006-2009
Title of speech: “The Contribution of Mobility to Sustainable Cities”
Keynote Pierre Laconte

Conclusions by the General Rapporteur and Congress Team

 On the last day of the Congress, General Rapporteur Milica Bajic Brkovic and her Congress Team presented their Conclusions.


Workshop 1 Conclusions – Implementing Low Carbon Urban Environment

Workshop 2 Conclusions  – Building Sustainable Networks

Workshop 3 Conclusions – Transportation Networks

Workshop 4 Conclusions – Heritage and Environment: Retro and Reuse in Transition (unavailable)

Workshop 5 Conclusions – Regions and Hinterland Looking toward Liveable Environment

Technical Seminars

Dutch-Chinese Evening, 27 October 2011
Arjen van der Berg, Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment
Dutch National Policy Strategy for Infrastructure and Spatial Planning of 2011
Summary Draft National Policy Strategy for Infrastructure and Spatial Planning

Seminar International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association, 26 October 2011
Han Admiraal, ITA-AITES
Presentation Better Cities, better LivesPresentation China Underground Space

Photos and Videos

For a visual impression of the Congress as well as the Young Planning Professionals Workshop, please follow the links below.

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Pictures of the 47th ISOCARP Congress, taken by the LOC’s photographer. Click here.
Pictures of the YPP Workshop, taken by Waikeen Ng, YPP coordinator. Click here.
Pictures taken by Pierre Laconte, Keynote Speaker. Click here.

Paper Presentations

Click here for a full list of authors and papers in the different tracks.

Click here to have a look at the powerpoint presentations (as pdfs) in the five different workshops.
A few authors do not want their paper to be uploaded, mostly because the work presented is still in progress or due to copyright restrictions.

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