UPSC Signs Contract with ISOCARP to Organize 44th World Congress of Planners
On the afternoon of Sept. 21, 2007, the Urban Planning Society of China (UPSC) and the International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP) held a formal signing ceremony. In a plain and friendly atmosphere, Mr. SHI Nan, the Secretary-General of UPSC, signed the contract for organizing the 2008 World Congress of Planners in Dalian of China with the presidium of ISOCARP. Then, the delegations of UPSC and Dalian Municipal Government discussed with the presidium of ISOCARP about the details of the organization work. With a few common senses reached in the meeting, a sound foundation for the congress in 2008 has been laid down.
As stated in the contract, the congress will take place from 19 to 23 September 2008 with the theme of “Intensive Urban Growth: A Path to Sustainable Urbanization”.