Newsletter 001/2018


1st Call

I International Congress on Sustainable Planning and Territorial Governance

4-5-6 June 2018 – 14h30 – Senate Room (floor -2 do Campus da Penteada)

The “I International Congress on Sustainable Planning and Territorial Governance”, organized in cooperation with the University of Madeira (UMa), the University of Extremadura (UEx), the Polytechnic Institute of Portalegre (IPP), and the School of Science and Technology – University of Évora (UE), will take place at Funchal - Madeira Autonomous Region (RAM)- Portugal, between 4 and 6 June 2018, at the University of Madeira (UMa), will explore recent developments, emerging issues and future challenges regarding territorial governance.

Sustainability approaches and policies are not only a desire but a necessity towards a territorial decision freedom for future generations. Those sustainability issues are even more relevant in peripheral regions, as is the case of Island territories.

In this regard, will be addressed several themes: Smart Cities; Territorial Governance and Strategies; Biodiversity Policies and Strategies; Hydraulics Planning; Maritime Infrastructures; Accessibility and Connectiovity Transport Systems; Tourism Planning; Low Density Regions, Peripheral, and Insular Territories; Cross-Border Cooperation (CBC); Renewables Energies; and Circular and Green Economy.

We welcome proposals for papers on any aspect of the broad area of Sustainable Planning.

The Congress will take place at Senate Room and Amphitheaters n. º 1 to 4, at floor - 2 Campus da Penteada; intended for all students, teachers, researchers’ and all the professionals inherent to the above-mentioned themes.

The Congress work languages will be English, Portuguese and Spanish (also applied to the abstract and posters submission).

The submitted abstracts, will be reviewed by the Congress Scientific Committee, fostering the adequacy of the contents of the Congress themes. Please submit an abstract, of no more than 250 words. Posters may also be submitted. The submission process will be between December 18, 2017, and February 16, 2018 - through a specific model. Successful applicants will be informed by February 28, 2018. The deadline for full papers is April 20, 2018.

As outcomes, the Congress foresee the publication of the works in a Book of Abstracts (with ISBN). The best works will be invited to be published - as a book chapter - by the prestigious publisher “Thomson Reuters” (7th worldwide position in scientific publications) - additional payment of 300,00€. Other works will be sent for review and possible publication in Scientific Journals associated with the event – Revista Monfragüe Desarrollo Resiliente and Revista Brasileira de Planejamento e Desenvolvimento (RBPD) – no publication fees.

Early registration it should be performed until March 15, 2018. Nevertheless, registrations will continue to be accepted as later registration.

Registration fees: Early Registration – 180,00 €; Later Registration – 220,00 €; Student (subject to confirmation) – 100,00 €.

The registration will close at June 1, 2018, through the following address

Hope to have your presence in the Congress.



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Luís Filipe Rocha de Almeida

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