Professional Practice

51st International Making Cities Livable Conference on Making Cities Healthy for All

Date: 10/15/2013 - 12/20/2013

Type: Call for Papers / Submissions

Location(s): Oregon


The conference will bring together 350-400 delegates ­ world renowned experts, elected officials, practitioners and scholars in planning, public health, urban design, architecture, landscape architecture, and social sciences to better understand how the environment affects health and well-being, to review effective planning strategies and visionary designs, and to learn from the most successful solutions around the world.

Topics include:

  • Reclaiming the public realm
  • Active Mobility and Complete Streets
  • Food environments
  • Green cities
  • Achieving neighborhood health equity
  • Healthy, equitable land use and urban planning
  • Family-friendly housing
  • Building lifetime community districts
  • Reshaping suburban sprawl
  • Integrating public health and planning
  • A healthy city for children
  • Preventing and ending homelessness
  • Generating community participation
  • Learning from Portland.

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Those wishing to present papers should submit a 250 word abstract for consideration before December 20, 2013. Please submit online.


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