The conference will debate the steps required to propel society towards healthier and low carbon pathways, covering the following topics:
ICEC 2021 is our second International Conference on Cities. The first, ICEC 2019, was held at the University of Southampton in July 2019. The conference successfully hosted around 100 international participants from 22 countries. The conference has also created a platform where international policymakers, for example, the Shadow Energy Minister of the UK and the Director of Renewable Energy in the Ministry of Energy in Kenya, are able to directly engage with academics and industrial leaders.
We have a line-up of keynote speakers including:
Prof Brian Collins CB
Emeritus Professor of Engineering Policy, University College London
Prof Rachel Cooper OBE
Professor of Design Management and Policy, Lancaster University
Sir Ian Diamond
UK’s National Statistician
Prof Borong Lin
Associate Dean, School of Architecture, Tsinghua University
Prof Yanfeng Liu
Changjiang Distinguished Professor, Xi’an University of Architecture & Technology
Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) Executive Director
Senior Economist, Home Energy Analysis and Research Team, BEIS
Prof Alan Penn
Chief Scientific Adviser at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, University College London
Prof Nick Tyler CBE
Director of UCL Centre for Transport Studies, University College London
Dr Alan Whitehead MP
Shadow Minister (Energy and the Green New Deal)
Registration is now open via the UoS store, if you are planning to attend the conference please consider reserving your place early to take advantage of our discounted rates. Staff attending from UK local authorities are entitled to attend the conference free of charge (max. 2 people per organisations), please contact email@example.com if you would like to attend.
More details can be found on the conference website at evolvingcities.org.