Organised by the Chilean Centre for Sustainable Urban Development (CEDEUS), a collaboration between the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (UC) and the Universidad de Concepción (UDEC), and financed by the National Research Council (CONICYT). Its objectives are to create an interdisciplinary research platform; to train researchers in sustainable urban development and to establish links with practitioners and decision makers.
CEDEUS invites researchers from around the world to participate in this english-language conference in order to share international experiences on concepts and methods in urban sustainable development research and practice.
The themes to be explored in the conference include, among others: theory and concepts in sustainable urban development; holistic urban research methodologies; disciplinary research methods oriented towards urban sustainability; evaluation of sustainable urban development and the development of indicators; public policy; participation and governance; transport and mobility; built environment; integrated planning; and critical resource assessment and management.
Centro de Desarrollo Urbano Sustentable
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
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