Guangzhou, 2-6 December 2019
Deadline for Submitting Participation Form:  30 October 2019

Approximately 40 (preferably Mayors & Vice-Mayors; but also open to senior-level urban planning and urban regeneration officials (directors, department heads))

To identify, on the basis of peer-reviewed innovations in urban regeneration, the key principles that can guide the formulation and design of more sustainable urban regeneration policies and practices.
(with the participation of Standing Committee of Women in Local Governments)


In the context of emerging city groups and greater metropolitan regions, taking for example the development of Guangdong-Hong Kong- Macau Greater Bay Area, urban renewal nowadays are at the same time empowered by better technologies and modern industries, and challenged with the need to adopt more innovative and cooperative model of development with neighbouring cities. This year’s workshop brings together internationally renowned experts to share their knowledge and experiences in urban regeneration innovations. Dialogues will be conducted among scholars and practitioners to reflect on and formulate principles for action plans that enhance the effectiveness and sustainability of urban renewal system and promote liveable communities. With the participation of Standing Committee of Women in Local Governments (SCWLG), our discussion shall also be guided by SDGs on women welfare and cover an important sub-topic on Family Friendly Urban Planning and Urban Regeneration.

Applicants are requested to read guidelines carefully before making their submission.

Download Guidelines and Participation Forms

Please kindly submit the completed Application Form before 30 October 2019. You may send the soft copy to Guangzhou Institute for Urban Innovation to: