International Conference Places and Technologies

Places and Technologies 2015
18-19 June 2015
Nova Gorcia, Slovenia

** This event is part of the 50th Anniversary Celebrations of ISOCARP

The conference examines the formation and presentation of knowledge on technologies and the environment, as well as ethical considerations and potential risks, developing solutions, expertise and discussions with respect to one of the most important strategic issues – public health. The stated objective point to the necessity of a multidisciplinary approach to this matter, identification and establishment of relationships between issues of technological development, environmental protection and social change. Consequently the conference program and research are based on the knowledge of several academic disciplines: engineering and technical sciences, medical sciences, humanities and social sciences.

The main tasks of the conference are defined in order to discuss the issues related to:

  • the future of society and places,

  • design of healthy places, facilities and infrastructure in line with needs of inhabitants,

  • development of institutions and regulations with an aim of creating healthy-supportive environment,

  • creation of favourable conditions for the advancement of innovation and business to achieve a good quality of life.

Having in mind the conference goals and objectives, we wish to research and understand from the critical aspect the importance and role of technology in design and creation of healthy places through:

  • built environment perspective,

  • medical perspective,

  • technological perspective,

  • government perspective,

  • social perspective.

For more information, go to the event website.

NB. The Conference will include a special ISOCARP Round Table  – details will follow.

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