CALL FOR PAPERS: 12th Conference of IFoU



Deadline Postpone: 4th February, 2019

The 12th Conference of International Forum on Urbanism (IFoU), “ Beyond Resilience”, will be held from 24th – 26th June, 2019 in Jakarta.

IFoU 2019 : Beyond Resilience


11th International Forum on Urbanism (IFoU) 2018: “Rethinking urban Resilience Implementation: Aligning sustainability and resilience”

11TH International Forum on Urbanism (IFoU)
The 11th International Forum of Urbanism ‘Reframing Urban Resilience Implementation: Aligning sustainability and resilience’organised by the Urban Resilience Research Network, the School of Architecture of UIC Barcelona and UNHabitat, to be held ​on the 10,11 and 12 of December 2018 in Barcelona​.  



10th IFoU Conference in Hong Kong


The Entrepreneurial City

‘The Entrepreneurial City’ is the theme for the 10th conference of the International Forum on Urbanism (IFoU). Nine conferences have been held in various countries across the world. In face of global and local environmental, social and economic challenges, we invite international planners and designers to deliberate on theories, design and practices related to the entrepreneurial city.
Following the goals of UN Habitat’s New Urban Agenda, the 10th IFoU Conference ‘The Entrepreneurial City’ explores: How to create urban prosperity and an inclusive economy?
The conference will be hosted by the School of Architecture of the Chinese University of Hong Kong on December 14-16, 2017.

Call for Abstracts
NEW DeadLine May 15, 2017

Link: Conference Web Site


CALL FOR PAPERS before March 31st, 2016


 9th IFoU Conference in Buenos Aires from October 26-28 2016 


The closing of the 8th IFoU Conference

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7th IFoU Conference: Creative Renaissance


The deadline for all registrations is September 15th, 2013.


“Call for Papers” of the 7th Conference of the IFoU


The 7th conference of the International Forum on Urbanism (IFoU): CREATIVE RENAISSANCE will be held from October 7 to 11, 2013 by the National Chen Kung University in Tainan, Taiwan. “Call for Papers” is open for abstract submission from April 8 to May 15, 2013.



Deadline extended

Submission of abstracts have been extended to June 30, 2013.

For more information, please visit the conference web site 


Next IFoU Conference in 2013 in Taiwan


The 2013 Conference of the International Forum on Urbanism will be organized by the National Cheng Kung University in Tainan, Taiwan. More detailed information will be published soon on this website


6th IFoU Conference “TOURBANISM”


The 6th conference of the International Forum on Urbanism, entitled TOURbanISM-toURBANISM, will take place from January 25th to 27th, 2012, at the Catalonian Politechnic University (UPC) in Barcelona.

The conference aims to generate an exchange between the academic and the professional debate, to investigate opportunities and risks for the sustainable touristical development and to discuss visions, concepts and best practices. In this framework causes, reasons and dependencies of worldwide transformation processes will be analyzed and planning strategies and design concepts for a more sustainable development of tourism will be explored.

For full program and other information, please see