UK-Ireland Planning Research Conference

UK-Ireland Planning Research Conference

Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th September 2016 School of Geography and Planning, Cardiff University, Wales, United Kingdom .

The conference

The School of Geography and Planning at Cardiff University invites you to join them for this year’s UK-Ireland Planning Research Conference on the 6th and 7th of September 2016. The conference is a key arena for academics and practitioners to share the latest research on spatial, regional, neighbourhood and community planning.

Abstract submissions are now being accepted with a deadline of Monday 16th May 2016. See the conference website for more details on the conference, track themes, and key dates –

The conference is being hosted as Cardiff School of Geography and Planning celebrates its fiftieth anniversary.

Abstract Submission and Registration are now open!

Deadline for abstract submissions closes on Monday 16th May 2016. Notification of abstract acceptance will be provided no later than Friday 27th May 2016. Please visit the conference website for information on submitting an abstract or registering for the conference, including discounted early bird registration.

Latest news

We are pleased that the Royal Town Planning Institute will be announcing the winners of its Awards for Research Excellence at the conference. Details of the awards and how to enter by 31st May 2016 are available at

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The RTPI Awards for Research Excellence (formerly the RTPI Education and Lifelong Learning Awards) recognise and promote high quality, impactful spatial planning …

Conference tracks

The conference invites papers in the following tracks – more details on each are available on the conference website –

*   Environment, climate change and natural resources

*   Community well-being

*   Governing places

*   Infrastructure decision making

*   Transport and mobility

*   Urban design and public space

*   Planning theories and concepts

*   Educating planners and communities