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Extension of deadline for abstract submission | 25th APDR Congress, Lisbon, Portugal, from July 5 to July 6, 2018

Extension of deadline for abstract submission


We are pleased to announce that the deadline of abstract submission has been extended up to May 13 in response to numerous requests and due to the increased interest in the 25th APDR Congress, to be held at the Faculdade de Ciências Sociaise Humanas da Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal, from July 5 to July 6,2018.


Theme of theConference:

Circular Economy, Urban Metabolism and Regional Development: Challenges for a SustainableFuture

 The call for papers is open and your participation is verywelcome!

Regular Sessions:

RS01 - Conceptualisation and models in regional development

RS02 - Territorial development policies for circularity

RS03 - Strategies of Circular Economy

RS04 - Technological innovation, new products and business models

RS05 - Regional innovation, clusters and ecosystems

RS06 - Reverse cycles and innovation in logistics

RS07 - Sectoral policies and circularity

RS08 - Circular Economy and labour markets

RS09 - Circular Economy and promotion of territories

RS10 - Management of urban and peri-urban metabolism

RS11 - Energy production and consumption for a sustainable future

RS12 - Urban regeneration, real estate markets and Circular Economy

RS13 - Cities and spatial planning in the Circular Economy

RS14 - Management of resources and natural systems

RS15 - Conserve and sustainable use of the oceans, seas and marine resources

RS16 - Production, consumption and food waste in the context of the Circular Economy

RS17 - Circular Economy and Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)

Special Sessions:

SS01 - BIM Technology in Resource Optimization
SS02 - Waterfront Redevelopment Processes: New Issues and Challenges

SS03 - Understanding Decision Making Processes in Wicked Problems: Conflicts and Collaboration in Urban Areas of Illegal Genesis

SS04 - Students' come and go. Unpacking the effects of academic mobility in urban metabolism and regeneration
SS05 - Inclusive cities – relations with urban real matrix
SS06 - Maritime Regions and Clusters
SS07 - Reorganização administrativa e desenvolvimento territorial em Portugal: entre a discussão técnica e a agenda política
SS08 - Challenges in creative tourism in urban and rural territories
SS09 - Regional development and agribusiness in different territorial contexts
SS10 - URBAN-RURAL synergies
SS11 - Complementarities of Cultural and Creative Activities and Territorial Development
SS12 - Social Innovation and Regional Development: Conceptualisation, Measurement and Practice

SS13 - Closing the loop of energy and materials in the urban built heritage
SS14 - Circular economy and innovation for sustainability
SS15 - Abordagens e ferramentas participativas no planeamento, na gestão urbana e na inteligência territorial
SS16 - Dinâmicas territoriais emergentes na região de Lisboa


NEW Deadline for Abstracts submissions: May 13th, 2018.Abstracts should be submitted electronically, using the platform available on the Conference website: https://events.digitalpapers.org/apdr2018/


All information at the congress website: http://www.apdr.pt/congresso/2018/


Looking forward to meeting you in Lisbon!


The Organizing Committee and the Board of APDR

25th APDR Congress

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