Resilient cities 2013 - 4th Global forum on urban resilience and adaptation

Type: Meeting or Conference

Organizer(s): ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability

Date: 31 May - 02 Jun 2013

Location: Bonn (Germany)


  • Description

  • Resilient Cities 2013 will be the global platform for learning, cooperation and networking on all aspects of urban resilience. There will be a renewed emphasis on the following topics:

    • Risk and vulnerability assessment
    • Adaptation and resilience planning and policy making
    • Multi-stakeholder and community-based collaboration
    • Governance
    • Implementing specific adaptation solutions
    • Financing resilience
    • Urban Food Systems

    The call for contributions is open until 30 November 2012.

  • Target audience

  • Diversity of thoughts and approaches is at the very core of the Resilient Cities congresses.

    Participants coming from a wide array of backgrounds are given the opportunity to take an active part in exchanging strategies and sharing experiences:

    • Mayors and Vice Mayors
    • Councillors, Commissioners and Governors
    • Chiefs of Sustainability Units
    • Heads of Policy Development
    • Directors of Urban Planning and Development
    • Disaster Risk and Emergency Managers
    • Directors of Resource and Environmental Development
    • Water and Sanitation Specialists
    • Global Climate Change and Adaptation Experts
    • Urban and Regional Planners
    • Senior Technical Advisors
    • Consultants
    • Civil Engineers
    • Senior Finance Analysts
    • Infrastructure and Utilities Managers
    • Professors and Academia: urban development, town planning and engineering
    • Private Sector Solutions Providers
    • Development Banks and Financial Institutions
    • International Organizations
    • Municipal Associations and Networks
    • Universities
    • Think Tanks
  • How to register

  • Register online.