INFORMATIONS

 

Join IMCL and register at HALF price!!!Register before June 1 with the IMCL Member “coupon code” (obtainable from conference organizer after you become a member) and you can save even more.Contact Suzanne Lennard to obtain a coupon code for a special group rate ($295 per person) if 3 or more members of your team/firm wish to register.

The ideas and innovations of Achieving Green, Healthy Cities are essential for making our cities ‘fit for life’ and sustainable for the future. Bristol is a living laboratory for green ideas and I’m delighted that we have the chance to host the IMCL Conference. I welcome you to Bristol and invite everyone to take part in a unique opportunity to inspire us all to innovate, grow and improve the quality of life, in the UK and worldwide.George Ferguson, CBE
Mayor of Bristol

 

In 2015, Bristol is the first UK city to win the prestigious award of European Green Capital. The honor was awarded not just on the basis of plans for the future, but because of the city-wide efforts Bristol people and businesses have already made towards creating Britain’s most livable city.

 

The conference program is now available online

Topics include:
Planning Healthy Cities ** How Public Health and Planning Collaborate ** Urban Design for a Hospitable Public Realm ** Green and Blue in the Livable City ** Pedestrian Paths ** Lifetime Communities ** Healthy Transportation Planning ** Streets, Squares and Special Places ** Ten-Minute Neighborhoods and Town Centers ** A Green Healthy City for Children ** Counteracting Environmental Health Inequalities ** Community Participation ** Learning from Bristol ** and much more . . .

 

Jan Gehl to receive 2015 IMCL Lewis Mumford Award
We are delighted to announce that our friend and colleague Jan Gehl will receive the 2015 IMCL Lewis Mumford Award at the 52nd IMCL Conference in Bristol, UK. The presentation will take place on Tuesday, July 1, at the Discussion Dinner/Awards Ceremony aboard the historic ship SS Great Britain. Jan will give a plenary presentation to the conference in the morning.
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Tjaša Ficko, Deputy Mayor of Ljubljana to speak at 52nd IMCL Conference
In 2016 the City of Ljubljana, Slovenia will be celebrating their year with the title of European Green Capital. We are pleased to announce that Tjaša Ficko, Deputy Mayor of Ljubljana will talk at the Bristol Conference about her city’s initiatives that won it this title.
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Kevin McCloud, keynote speaker at Bristol Conference
Kevin McCloud, MBE, British designer, writer and television presenter best known for his series Grand Designs, will be a keynote speaker at the 52nd IMCL Conference in Bristol, June 29-July 3. Kevin’s highly sustainable, affordable residential housing development company HAB Housing, completed their first 42-home project in Swindon in 2011, and is now developing custom build housing scheme in new town developments across England’s south-west counties.read more
Simon Conibear will lead a tour of Poundbury
Simon Conibear, Development Manager for the Duchy of Cornwall, will give a keynote talk about Poundbury at the 52nd IMCL Conference, and lead a walking tour of this model new urban village.
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See more about keynote speakers at http://www.livablecities.org/conferences/52nd-conference-bristol/keynote-speakers.
Tours for Bristol Conference
Walk Bristol’s public spaces and harbourside; take the “Green Cycle Tour”; join the boat tour to see Bristol’s new Enterprise Zone; take a guided tour of Poundbury; or enjoy Bath’s Georgian architecture and afternoon tea at the Pump Room. If you are a registered conference participant at the 52nd IMCL Conference you can now reserve your place on the tours of your choice. These are professional guided tours that augment the theme of the conference.Please see more details on the website.

 

Space in the conference venue is limited, and registrations are coming in fast. To hold your place in the conference, REGISTER NOW!

 

 

Organized by the IMCL Council
as part of Bristol 2015 Summits ProgrammeCo-sponsors:
University of Bristol
University of the West of EnglandFriends:
Academy of Urbanism

 

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