UPSC Sends Representatives to 45th ISOCARP International Congress
From Oct. 18 to 22, 2009, the 45th Congress of International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP) was held in Porto of Portugal, on which about 20 Chinese planners from Beijing, Shanghai, Jiangsu, Wuhan, and Shenzhen were presented. The theme of the congress was “Low Carbon Cities”. There were 15 papers from China delivered in the five forums of the congress. The City Master Plan of Wuhan and the Conceptual Planning of Low Carbon Community in Changxindian, Beijing won Awards for Excellence. The Vice President of Urban Planning Society of China, Dr. SHI Nan, attended the congress and the ISOCARP council meeting, and met with the President and the Secretary-General of ISOCARP.