event  6 november 2018 - 7 november 2018

Conference: Empowering Cities and Citizens

Empowering Cities and Citizens” is an urban conference which looks at the hot-topics and wicked problems of our cities. It takes place on 6-7 November 2018 in Maassilo and at the Erasmus University Campus in Rotterdam.

Cities are the economic engines of growth worldwide. Well-managed cities make happy citizens. Join other urban professionals in the “Empowering Cities and Citizens” conference for an intense learning and co-creating experience. Gain urban insights that make cities work.

A preliminary programme frame can be found here, but for more in-depth information, we invite you to explore the three main content threads:

  1. People
  2. Places
  3. Know-how

Register here!

To register, click the link above, then click the title of the conference in the webshop and book your seat for this event. See you in Rotterdam
Registration fee €166 and discount codes available for IHS & VCC staff and for EUR staff & students. See more here.

November 2018 marks the 60-year anniversary in the urban world for IHS. This month also marks the 105-year anniversary of Erasmus University Rotterdam, and the first year of the Vital Cities and Citizens (VCC) Erasmus initiative. The event is organized in collaboration with Vital Cities and Citizens and Citymar Consultancy (Robbert Nesselaar) and kindly sponsored by Stichting Erasmus Trustfonds and the Ministry of Interior Affairs. Read more about the partners here.

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