Thursday, October 22, 2015

Nov 4-6, World Town Planning Day Online Conference






Registrations Now Open - World Town Planning Day Online Conference 4-6 November 2015

Check out our exciting Program for the World Town Planning Day Online Conference (4-6 Nov). A team of passionate planners from around the world designed this online conference 7 years ago to have a 'truly global' celebration of World Town Planning Day (8 November). Join us.

Join us to hear from more than 50 speakers, from over 25 different countries, talk about issues related to housing regeneration. As an Online Conference, it's easy to join, and you can access the 44hrs of continuous presentations, either live-streaming, or catch up on the recordings that all registrants can access at the conclusion of the conference.
Our Speakers

We have an exciting array of speakers including our keynotes:-
Emeritus Professor Patsy Healey - one of the world's leading planning academics
Ali Grehan - Dublin City Architect
Honorable Minister Rob Stokes - Minister for Planning NSW, Australia
Banashree Banjaree - India
Dr Antonio Azuela - Mexico

Our long list of speakers will be speaking on all topics related to the theme of Housing Regeneration - governance, legislation, 3D buildings, tiny houses, delivery of housing, managing informal settlements, adn many, many more. CHECK OUT OUR PROGRAM FOR MORE DETAILS.
Why attend the conference?An online Conference is another opportunity for you to connect to planners from around the world. It's as easy as register, receive an email, click on the link, and the Conference will open up on your own computer screen. No special video equipment or software required. Anyone can do it.
It's cost-efficient - speakers and participants do not have to travel or spend large conference registration fees in order to listen to high quality speakers from around the world.
Access from anywhere - you don't need to attend a special facility or location. You can participate in the conference from your work place, home, mobile phone, iPad - anywhere you can access the internet.
It brings people together - you can host an event at your workplace or University, and all sit and experience the 'international' Conference together, and use it as a team-building and knowledge sharing exercise.
It's a 'live' discussion - even though attendees aren't able to 'speak' directly during the presentations, you can certainly submit questions and discussion points to the Facilitators and Speakers through a 'chat box' on the side of your computer screen.
No special computer equipment is required - just a reliable internet connection and a headset connected to your computer, and you may need to download a small piece of software to your computer. 
 
How to Register?

IndividualRegistrations fees start at $10US for students and $20-50US based on the World Bank Gross National Income Levels Categories. It's easy to register by following the instructions on our REGISTRATION PAGE.

Host a GroupThe Conference is designed to bring planners from around the world together in the lead up to World Town Planning Day. We're offering a special 'Group Rate' for $100US, whereby you can host an event in your own business, University, school, or organisation, live-streaming some of the Conference, and we'll provide all attendees access to 'all recordings from the conference'!! All we need is the list of attendees that joined your event.

More Information
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Website - www.planningtheworld.net
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