2017 Metropolis Montreal Conference Call for Contributions

By 26 Feb 2017

The XII World Congress of Metropolis calls for its collaboration to enrich the programming and to moderate the debates between the participants. The Congress will take place in Montreal from 19 to 22 Jun 2017. Various plenary sessions, workshops and side events will be presented along the main theme of the conference ‘Global Challenges: Major Cities in Action'. 6 thematic topic in which applicants shall focus on their contributions are as below.

  1. Smart Metropolis
  2. Metropolis and Environment
  3. Inclusion and Community Life
  4. Mobility and Distribution of Territory
  5. Economic Development, Collaborative Economy and Circular Economy
  6. Metropolitan Leadership and Governance

Applications can contribute to the conference by organizing sessions or facilitated discussions or presentations or submitting posters. GSEF in partnership with the United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG)C.I.T.I.E.S. and the Seoul Metropolitan Government will engage with the discussions by putting social economy as one of the main agenda items for cities aiming to achieve inclusive socioeconomic development by jointly organization of sessions and peer learning events during the conference.

For further details of the call for contributions can be found here.
You can also find out more about the conferences such as programmes at the metropolis 2017 website.