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June 2015


NECTAR International Conference

June 14, 2015 - June 16, 2015

University of Michigan,

Ann Arbour,

MI

United States


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The transportation field is undergoing a technological revolution in information and communication technologies including “big” data, connected vehicles, modeling techniques, and—just over the horizon—self-driving cars. For these smart transport developments to fulfil their promise, they need to be guided by and deployed in service of smart planning: a planning that improves the fairness of transportation’s distribution and lessens its environmental impact and societal costs. Technological innovations must be implemented in a way that applies the lessons of history on the…

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8th Conference of the International Forum on Urbanism

June 22, 2015 - June 24, 2015

Incheon: Songdo Convensia,

6-1 Songdo-dong, Yeonsu-gu, 406-840

Incheon,

Korea, Republic Of


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True smart and green city? The 8th Conference of the International Forum on Urbanism (IFoU) True smart and green city? is organized by SungKyunKwan University (SKKU)within the framework of the International Forum on Urbanism (IFoU) in collaboration with universities of the IFoU network, GSSI Cities as well as the City of Incheon and MDPI. The conference True smart & green city? will focus on the question how smart and green concepts, systems and interventions could truly constitute to the construction, management, operation and maintenance of sustainable and resilient urbanities, in the…

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Hometown Heroes Award Program – Nomination deadline

June 30, 2015

The Hometown Heroes Award Program is your chance to help Canada recognize and celebrate environmental leaders — whether an individual, group or small business — who foster meaningful, long-term community awareness and action. Heroic candidates can win the Youth Hometown Heroes Award–a $5,000 cash prize that can be donated to a local environmental group/cause of their choice or be put towards their post-secondary studies in the form of a scholarship; the Individual Hometown Heroes Award–a $10,000 cash prize to donate…

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July 2015


Planning the Cycling City – summer course

July 18, 2015 - August 7, 2015

University of Amsterdam,

Amsterdam,

Netherlands


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Marco te Brommelströet, Assistant Professor at the University of Amsterdam, is offering an intense, 3-week summer course on urban cycling from July 18-August 7, 2015. Marco is known as @fietsprofessor (cycling professor) on Twitter and is starting up a new centre for cycling research in Amsterdam. He will be moderating the course with planner Meredith Glaser. These summer courses are typical in many European universities, offering students an in-depth look at a particular subject area, including research, practice and implementation…

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September 2015


Bicycle Urbanism Symposium

September 28, 2015 - September 30, 2015

Virginia Commonwealth University,

Richmond,

VA

United States


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The mission of the Bicycle Urbanism Symposium (BUS-II) is to understand how bicycling can become a mainstream mode of transportation, and it will include session tracks on the economic and health benefits of bicycling, innovative bicycling plans and planning, bicycling promotion and advocacy, and the design elements needed to create the bicycle city. Two keynote speakers have been confirmed.     Congressman Earl Blumenauer, from Oregon’s 3rd District, is the founder and chairman of the Congressional Bike Caucus.  His official congressional website lists bike…

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