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NATiURB 2022 : Nature for Innovative and Inclusive Urban Regeneration: Extended Call for Abstracts: 14 March 2022


When Jun 16, 2022 - Jun 17, 2022
Where Milan, Italy
Submission Deadline Mar 14, 2022
Notification Due Apr 15, 2022
Final Version Due May 31, 2022
Categories    nature   inclusive urban regeneration   nature based solution   cities

Call For Papers

Cities are at a crossroads, moving from a traditional development model to an urban regeneration process that promotes a sustainable, inclusive, healthy, innovative and equitable change in dialogue with citizens and nature.

Nature for Innovative and Inclusive Urban Regeneration (NATiURB) is a 2-day public event to be held on 16 & 17 June 2022 in Milan. It is the first international conference hosted by URBiNAT (information about the URBiNAT project:

The first day of the conference is a “Cities Conference Day”, organised at the Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli, where URBiNAT partner cities will share their experience with regards to the healthy corridor co-created with local communities in their specific intervention area.

The second day is a “Scientific Conference Day” to be held at the IULM university campus. Within twenty sessions dedicated to the discussion of concepts, methodologies and practices, attendees and presenters will share knowledge and experience from diverse perspectives ranging from academic to urban planning and design to lived experience on the ground.

The sessions are organised according to 5 themes related to URBiNAT goals:
1. Co-creating NBS for Sustainable Cities
2. Innovating Public Space for Inclusive Cities
3. Engaging Citizens for Healthy Cities
4. Transforming Governance for Innovative Cities
5. Changing Economy for Equitable Cities

Each theme is divided into 4 sessions. For a full description of each session, please see the interactive programme or the conference webpage.

Key dates:

Open Call for Abstracts (300 words): 13 January 2022
Deadline Call for Abstracts: 04 March 2022 - EXTENDED DEADLINE: 14 MARCH 2022
Review Abstracts: 30 March 2022
Communication of acceptance: 15 April 2022
Submission of Extended Abstract (600 words): 31 May 2022
Open Registration: 15 April 2022
Close Registration: 30 May 2022
Conference: 16-17 June 2022
Submission of final paper: 30 September 2022 (optional)
Publication of Proceedings: January 2023

Information on registration fees, session description, committees, can be found here:

Interactive programme:

Contact information:

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