USAR Conference 2017
International Conference on Urban Sustainability and Resilience took place
on 13 and 14 June 2017 at The Building Centre in Bloomsbury, London.
The themes of the 2017 conference were:
- Achieving both sustainable and resilient cities
- Resilient infrastructure
- Green infrastructure
- Urban recovery post-disaster
- The circular economy
Conference proceedings will be published.
We would like to express our gratitude to the| University of Cambridge Institute for
Sustainability Leadership and Mistra Urban Future, the University of Gothenburg for their support in sponsoring our conference prizes.
The prize for best poster was awarded to Arash Nassirpour for his poster entitled Multi-Hazard Vulnerability Assessment of School Infrastructure – the case of Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
Best Practice Paper Abstract
The prize for best practice paper was awarded to Matthew Maclure,; Virginie Le Masson; John Twigg; Gianfranco Gliozzo for their abstract entitledAppropriate methods and tools for more effective child-focused hazards, vulnerabilities and capacities assessment in urban settings
Best Research Paper Abstract
The prize for best research paper abstract was awarded to Julie Irene Stephanie Marin for her abstract entitled Articulating the circular economy’s spatial dimension: Two case studies