Registration for Annual Conference of China City Planning 2008 to be Started
The Annual Conference of China City Planning 2008 is planned to be held from Sept. 19 to 22,2008 in Dalian with the theme of Urban and Rural Planning from the Perspective of Ecological Civilization, when the 44th International Planning Congress will also be taking place in the same city. The registration for the Annual Conference is to be started in the near future and the special web site for the conference (www.planning.cn) will be opened soon to provide on-line registration service. Regarding the 44th International Planning Congress, the submission of papers has already been ended while the registration for the Congress is still going on. For detailed information about the Congress, please visit the web site of the International Society of City and Regional Planning (www.isocarp.org).
In the meantime, in order to promote the academic communication between the planning professionals from both China and abroad, particularly to stimulate the young planning professionals’ theoretical and practical research on city planning, the Urban Planning Society of China (UPSC) and the International Society of City and Regional Planning (ISOCARP) are planning to jointly hold the International Design Workshop of Young Planners. As one of the activities of the 44th International Planning Congress, the outcome of the design workshop will be exhibited to the public and be presented as keynote speech on the Congress. Now the workshop is still open for participants from China. For more information, please visit the web site of UPSC (www.planning.org.cn).