Title Conference of International Forum on Urbanism

7th Conference of International Forum on Urbanism (IFoU)


October 7-11, 2013
Tainan, Taiwan

In order to improve the performance for urban space planning and design practice, enhance professional knowledge and media communication, and promote academic and industrial competitiveness, the National Cheng Kung University and will be hosting the 7th international conference on International Forum on Urbanism. We are inviting professionals from urban planning, urban design, architecture, transportation, landscape, environmental engineering, urban sociology, and other related fields to submit proposals (abstract).



" CREATIVE RENAISSANCE " is the title of the 7th Conference of the International Forum on Urbanism (IFoU). The conference will focus on how culture, creativity, and technological advancements are shaping new urbanities. As with the forum theme, the metaphor of renaissance should inspire our imagination and reflection toward urbanism.

Call for Papers:

Papers are invited for submission under the following sub-themes:

A. Urban Evolution with Culture and Creative Industries

A1: Creativity and Urban Evolution

A2: Reindustrialization with Culture

A3: Technological Innovation and the New Economy

B. Urban Space for Smart Living

B1: Innovative Governance under Metropolregion Integration

B2: Harmony and Eco-friendliness in Urban Living

B3: Cognition, Affection, and Interaction in Creative Community and City

C. Creative Urbanism

C1: Creative Pattern Language

C2: Heritage as Media for Urban Cohesion

C3: Micro-Macro: Network Urban and Architecture


Important Dates:

Deadline for abstract submission: June 30, 2013

Notification of acceptance: July 1-15, 2013

Deadline for full paper and poster submission: August 31, 2013

Conference Date: October 7-11, 2013

Submission Information

We invite abstracts of about 400 words, 2-8 keywords, which address on one of the respective sub-themess.

Abstracts as well as submission forms should be submitted before 30th June, 2013). All contributions are requested to be written and presented in English.

We will accept abstracts in Microsoft Word or PDF format, and will send a confirmation e-mail to you within one week of receipt of your abstract, which will also include a registration code for the paper. Please ensure you always use this code in any correspondence for convenience in finding your paper and registration information.

Please download the submission form and fill in the required information of author(s) or co-author(s) in your abstract.

Submission form: download here (.doc)

Abstract format : download here (.pdf)

Please send the completed submission form together with your abstract.


College of Planning and Design, National Cheng Kung University
The International Forum on Urbanism network


Website:  http://www.up.ncku.edu.tw/ifou2013_creative-renaissance
E-mail:  ifou2013@gmail.com


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