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Call for Abstracts and Special Session Proposals | 25th APDR Congress, July 5-6 2018, Lisbon, Portugal


Call for Abstracts and Special Session Proposals


It is our pleasure to announce the 25th APDR Congress, to be held at the Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas da Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal, from July 5 to July 6, 2018.


Theme of the Conference:
Circular Economy, Urban Metabolism and Regional Development: Challenges for a Sustainable Future


The call for papers and Special Session Proposals is open and your participation is very welcome!


Themes of specific interest are:

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)


Deadline for Special Session proposals: March 31th, 2018. Proposals should be sent by to the secreta-riat of the Congress (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).


Deadline for Abstracts submissions: May 6th, 2018. Abstracts should be submitted electronically, using the platform available on the Conference website:


All information at the congress website:


Looking forward to meeting you in Lisbon!


The Organizing Committee and the Board of APDR
25th APDR Congress


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