USAR Conference 2017

The 3rd 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.

Prize Winners

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.

Best Poster

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