22 February 2018

25th APDR Congress, to be held at the Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas da Universidade NOVA de Lisboa

Call for Papers and Special Session Proposals

It is our pleasure to announce the 25th APDR Congress, to be held at the Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas da Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal, from July 5 to July 6, 2018.

Theme of the Conference:
Circular Economy, Urban Metabolism and Regional Development: Challenges for a Sustainable Future

The call for papers and Special Session Proposals is open and your participation is very welcome!

Themes of specific interest are:
 RS01 - Conceptualisation and models in regional development
 RS02 - Territorial development policies for circularity
 RS03 - Strategies of Circular Economy
 RS04 - Technological innovation, new products and business models
 RS05 - Regional innovation, clusters and ecosystems
 RS06 - Reverse cycles and innovation in logistics
 RS07 - Sectoral policies and circularity
 RS08 - Circular Economy and labour markets
 RS09 - Circular Economy and promotion of territories
 RS10 - Management of urban and peri-urban metabolism
 RS11 - Energy production and consumption for a sustainable fu-ture
 RS12 - Urban regeneration, real estate markets and Circular Economy
 RS13 - Cities and spatial planning in the Circular Economy
 RS14 - Management of resources and natural systems
 RS15 - Conserve and sustainable use of the oceans, seas and marine resources
 RS16 - Production, consumption and food waste in the context of the Circular Economy
 RS17 - Circular Economy and Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)

Special Sessions already accepted!
SS01 - BIM Technology in Resource Optimization
Alcínia Zita Sampaio (Chair)
SS02 - Waterfront Redevelopment Processes: New Issues and Challenges André Fernandes (Chair), João Figueira de Sousa, João Pedro Costa and Bruno Neves
SS03 - Understanding Decision Making Processes in Wicked Problems: Conflicts and Collaboration in Urban Areas of Illegal Genesis
Sara Encarnação (Chair) and Margarida Pereira

Deadline for Special Session proposals: March 31th, 2018. Proposals should be sent by to the secretariat of the Congress (apdr@apdr.pt).

Deadline for Abstracts submissions: May 6th, 2018. Abstracts should be submitted electronically, using the platform available on the Conference website: https://events.digitalpapers.org/apdr2018/

All information at the congress website: http://www.apdr.pt/congresso/2018/

Looking forward to meeting you in Lisbon!

The Organizing Committee and the Board of APDR
25th APDR Congress