Events

International Workshop on Networks and Urban Systems

This workshop aims to bring together multi-disciplinary expertise from around the world to explore the expanding frontiers of urban challenges and opportunities to improve quality of life, competitiveness and sustainability.

Event Name International Workshop on Networks and Urban Systems
Start Date 9th Jul 2019 12:49pm
End Date 11th Jul 2019 12:49pm
Duration 2 days
Description

This workshop brings together multi-disciplinary expertise from around the world exploring the expanding frontiers of urban challenges and opportunities to improve quality of life, competitiveness and sustainability.


The workshop aims to contribute to theoretical development on networks in urban systems and develop a research and impact agenda for the future, particularly in developing effective and sustainable:

  • Urban infrastructure systems and networks: Transport, energy, waste, communications;
  • Distributed and overlapping production systems (e.g. IT clusters, health, etc.);
  • High quality urban business ecosystems and global value chains;
  • Business models for technologically transformed social systems;
  • Urban entrepreneurship in Town centres (regeneration, attractiveness and tourism);
  • Liveable cities: Health, well-being and the movement of people and goods in cities.

Speakers

ciro_square.jpg Kira Kempinska Mirco Musolesi Laura Alessandretti. Photo: Kelton MinorAna Basiri 
Ciro Cattuto 
ISI Foundation
Kira Kempinska
University College London
Mirco Musolesi 
University College London
Laura Alessandretti 
Copenhagen Centre for
Social Data Science
Ana Basiri
Bartlett Centre for
Advanced Spatial Analysis

Submission Guidelines

We invite presentations of original research broadly within these themes, including empirical, methodological contributions and particularly those intersecting network and systems theories.

We envisage parallel sessions on each of the themes, with 20 minutes for oral presentation and 10 minutes for discussion of each paper. There will also be a PhD symposium for graduate students.

Proposals for presentations, in the form of a 500 (max) word abstract should be submitted by:
1 June 2019 to NUSW2019 

Publication

Extended versions of presentations will be considered for publication in special issues of international journals:

Registration

There is no registration fee for the workshop; lunch and refreshments will be provided. Participants will need to make their own arrangements for travel and accommodation, but some travel subsidies will be available for graduate students. Registration

Timings

Presentations are scheduled to run from 09:00 - 17.00

Programme

NUSC programme, the workshop runs from 9-12 July 2019.

Location

University of Greenwich, Queen Anne Building 
Park Row, Old Royal Naval College
Greenwich, London
SE10 9LS 

Directions on how to get to University of Greenwich.


Further information 

If you would like to know any further information about this event please contact the Business School Events Team.
 
E-mail: businessevents@greenwich.ac.uk
Telephone: 020 8331 7574

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