Save the Date 14 May 2019: Conference 'Sustainable Urbanisation – bridging the development and growth'

The conference ‘Sustainable Urbanisation – bridging development and growth’ brings together the ‘Urbanising Society’ research projects funded within the ‘Strategic Research Programme’ 2016‒2019 hosted by the Academy of Finland.
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Dipoli, Aalto University. Photo by Mikko Raskinen

These projects have examined diverse dimensions of recent urbanisation and subsequent impacts on Finland and other countries. The conference increases understanding on the topic and makes research knowledge usable in general decision-making processes and in urban and community planning. Presentations of the conference will deal with, e.g. urban planning, mobility, housing and recourse wisdom. 


The conference is free of charge and open to everyone interested in the topic. However, prior registration is required. Participants are invited to register no later than Wednesday 8 May 2019 by using the registration link.

Registration for students

Please note! Students are welcome to participate in the conference. However, students have their own registration link. Lunch is not included for the students. Student participants are invited to register no later than Wednesday 8 May 2019 by using the student registration link.

Welcome to the Conference!

More information

Professor Riitta Kosonen
Director, Center for Markets in Transition CEMAT, Aalto University
Strategic Research Programme Director: "Urbanising Society" programme, Academy of Finland
[email protected]

Dr. Jaana Nevalainen
Ministerial Adviser, Ministry of the Environment of Finland

Should you have questions concerning the registration, please contact Hanna-Elina Koivisto, Aalto University ([email protected])

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