2014 Conference Recordings
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Conference opening and keynotes
Remy Sietchiping UN-HABITAT
Social Cohesion in the new sustainable development goals (SDGs): The view from UN-HABITAT
Planning Laws, Development Controls and Social Disparities: What Should Be Unlearned
Session 1: Inclusivity I
Sonia de Gregorio Hurtado
Key factors in the introduction and implementation of gender sensitive planning in Vienna - The crucial policy elements to achieve a city for all
Session 2: Methods I
The “Compass” of urban planning: A participatory methodology for city-wide slum upgrading and prevention based on a human rights approach.
Civic Stewardship Techniques In Placemaking
Session 3: Empowerment I
Erik Lees & Katy Amon
Toronto’s Natural Environment Trail Strategy: How a high tech, high touch consultation process created ownership and access to low/no cost recreation for millions.
The Ingredients for Sticky Urban Governance - Let's Cook!
Session 4: Legal Framework
Condominium Laws in the Time of High-Rise Condominiums: A Threat or an Opportunity for Social Cohesion?
Are constitutionally anchored housing rights an instrument for decreasing urban global inequality?
Session 5: Unintended consequences: Risks and uncertainties
The Dark Side of Social Capital: How Bottom-Up Community Planning Exacerbated Spatial Inequality in Los Angeles
Beverly A. Sandalack & Francisco Alaniz Uribe
Hospitality in the City
Planning in the 21st century – from the sublime to the ridiculous
Session 6: Grassroots I
Moving a Market: The Political Economy of Planning in Iraqi Kurdistan
Enhancing Community Participation in Urban Planning
Session 7: Inclusivity II
Impact of land tenure on housing and basic services – The case of Jaipur city slums
Célida I. Gómez Gámez
Fostering children's participation in open space development; urban design and planning strategies
Session 8: Methods II
Rethinking Transportation Planning: Citizen Participation and Inner-Suburban Social Justice in Toronto
Can City Visions Advance Social Cohesion? An Evaluation from Mumbai and Cape Town
Session 9: Grassroots II
The Ejisu Visioning Project
Silvia Perez Bou
Does public participation in urban regeneration contribute to social cohesion?
Session 10: Access - Shaping of Local Spaces I
Laurel Johnson & Sonia Roitman
Inclusive Local Practices to Welcome Asylum Seekers: lessons from Brisbane, Australia
Re-imagining the public’s space: Incorporating the dynamism of social spaces into public space planning in Accra, Ghana
Session 11: Inclusivity III
Francois Wüst & Michael Krause
An approach to social inclusion, safer cities and urban upgrading - the VPUU programme in the Western Cape Province in South Africa.
Rebecca Retzlaff, Jay Mittal & Sweta Byahut
The Revitalization Plan for Peacock Place, Montgomery, Alabama
Session 12 Access - Shaping of Local Spaces II
Luis Alfonso Saltos Espinoza
The Social Struggle for Public Spaces in Guayaquil, Ecuador
Session 13: Strategies and Tactics
Kourosh Rad & Sebastián Salazar
Tactical Engagement: how to organize an inclusive and comprehensive engagement session in 4 hours
Equity Planning: The Love Child of Planning & Public Health
Closing keynote and discussion
Enhancing Social Cohesion in Cities