We look back on a successful 49th ISOCARP Congress – Brisbane, Australia (1-4 October 2013).
ISOCARP Review 09, the Congress Report, as well as the report of the Young Planning Professionals’ Workshop are available for purchase in the webshop.
Download the Press Release by General Rapporteur Jeff Featherstone.
Opening of the Congress
Welcome to Country
The Congress was opened on Tuesday 1 October, by a traditional Welcome to Country. Two short videos are available to give you an impression of this ceremony: Welcome to Country (part 1) and Welcome to Country (part 2) (YouTube).
Keynote Vanessa Watson
Vanessa Watson delivered a keynote speech titled: African Cities for Sale! Smart, Eco or just Profitable? You can also watch a short video clip from this speech here (YouTube).
Keynote Amos Brandeis
Amos Brandeis delivered a keynote speech titled: Planning for people and with them: Practical lessons from global experience. You can also watch a short video clip from this speech here (YouTube).
Conclusions by the General Rapporteur and Congress Team
On the last day of the Congress, General Rapporteur Jeff Featherstone and his Congress Team presented their Conclusions and Statement.
CONCLUSIONS by the General Rapporteur
Workshop 1 Conclusions – Migration as the New Face of Change: Results Track_1
Workshop 2 Conclusions – Valuing What Already Exists: Results Track_2
Workshop 3 Conclusions – Community and Stakeholder Engagement: Results Track_3
Workshop 4 Conclusions – International Planning Exchange: Results Track_4
Workshop 5 Conclusions – Forum on Planning Education: Are we doing it right?: Results Track_5
Photos and Videos
For a visual impression of the Congress as well as the Young Planning Professionals’ Workshop, please follow the links below.
Download the Congress Proceedings Brisbane_2013 (+ 1500 pages)
The Brisbane proceedings are indexed in Web of Science – Conference Proceedings Citation Index.
See row 53867.
Executive Summaries and Paper Presentations
Click here for a full list of authors and papers in the five tracks.
Click here to have a look at the Executive Summaries (as pdfs) in the different tracks.
Click here to have a look at the powerpoint presentations (as pdfs) in the different tracks.
A few authors do not want their paper to be uploaded, mostly because the work presented is still in progress or due to copyright restrcitions.