The global open data movement has matured since the 2nd International Open Government Data Conference held in Washington in 2012. It’s time to strengthen coordination among open data initiatives across various levels of government, topics, regions, and sectors. It’s time to broaden dialogue to include the voices of experts in sectors that want to use open data and scale-up innovative approaches proven to work.
Call for Papers: 3rd International Conference on New Urban Languages — Tales and Images of Spatial Justice
Organizers and Scientific Committee invites abstracts for papers to be presented on Third International Conference New Urban Languages to be held June 24-26 June, 2015 in Delft, The Netherlands
Call for Papers: Global Urban Higher Education: the challenges and potentials of internationalisation
University College London (UCL) will be hosting a major international symposium on global approaches to urban higher education on 16 and 17 September 2015.
The primary goal of the conference is to promote research and developmental activities in Environment and Civil Engineering.
The conference will explore how urban contexts shape disaster recovery and how reconstruction and recovery activities can improve the ways cities function. In doing so the convenors hope to push the boundaries of knowledge on reconstruction and develop new areas of inquiry that help to solve the complex problems faced in urban areas.
Geomatics Indaba 2015 is a fully inclusive geomatics sector conference, exhibition and training event.
Call for papers: Local Government and Urban Governance: Citizen Responsive Innovations in Europe and in Africa
This conference aims to explore recent developments in local government and urban governance in Europe and in Africa.
World and global cities have since long been key concepts for economic geographers to understand the role of an archipelago of networked cities as centers of capitalist ‘command and control’ over the global economy.
Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty 2015: Linking Land Tenure and Use for Shared Prosperity
The World Bank is pleased to announce the 16th Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty being held from March 23 – 27, 2015 at the World Bank Headquarters in Washington D.C. Participants include leaders and professionals from across governments, civil society, academia, the private sector and partners to interact and discuss innovative approaches to […]
With 1.3 billion of city dwellers by the year 2030, which will represent more than one African out of two, Africa offers the greatest potential of urbanization worldwide. The 52 metropolitan cities of over one million inhabitants, and the multitude of intermediary cities, abound with unique opportunities for economic innovation and human development to be […]