Urban Transitions 2020

Integrating urban and transport planning, environment and health for healthier urban living

10-12 November 2020 | Sitges, Barcelona, Spain,

Urban Transitions 2020 aims to promote healthy urban development by bringing together different disciplines working within cities. Meet world leading experts on urban and transport planning, architecture, environmental exposure assessment, environmental epidemiology, physical activity, climate change, and public health and governance to discuss current challenges and solutions.


Conference Chair:

Mark J Nieuwenhuijsen, ISGlobal, Spain

Keynote presentations and workshops will be supplemented by concurrent oral presentations and poster sessions for which abstracts are invited by 5 June 2020.


Topics include:

  • Cities (concepts)
  • Land use and transport (interrelations, planning, design and engineering)
  • Planning, environment and health (exposures, epidemiology, health impacts)
  • Nature based solutions/green cities
  • Justice and inequality
  • Engagement, impacts and education

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Target audience

This conference will be of interest to researchers, policy makers and practitioners in:

  • Urban planning
  • Architecture
  • Transport planning
  • Environmental science and exposure assessment
  • Climate change
  • Public health (epidemiologists, health impact assessment)
  • Citizens science
  • Social science
  • Policy and decision making

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