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Call for Abstracts! 6th Fábos Conference on Landscape and Greenway Planning


  • University of Massachusetts Amherst Campus Center Amherst, MA 01003 United States (map)

It is a pleasure to invite you to the 6th Fábos Conference on Landscape and Greenway Planning. The conference is hosted by the UMass Department of Landscape Architecture & Regional Planning and will take place in Amherst, MA, USA from March 28 - 30, 2019.

The Fábos Conference is held every 3 years to bring together experts who are influencing landscape and greenway planning, design, and policy-making, from the local to the international level.

Call for Abstracts

Deadline for abstracts - October 29, 2018
Deadline for full papers - February 4, 2019

Submit your abstracts here
Questions? Contact us fabosconference@umass.edu
sites.google.com/umass.edu/fabosconference2019

Who should attend?
• landscape architects
• urban planners
• greenway researchers
• conservation professionals
• recreation advocates
• students

THEME

The theme for the 2019 conference, "Urban Greenway Planning: Adapting to Expanding and Contracting Cities" explores the social and ecological potential of linear green spaces in urban areas that are experiencing decline or those that are booming. We look to understand the variety of ways in which urban greenways are conceived, designed, built, used, and maintained in cities across the globe in response to economic and demographic trends. 
 

We invite abstracts (200-400 words) describing research, a project summary, or a perspective essay. Authors whose abstracts are accepted will be encouraged to submit a full paper for peer-review. An accepted paper will enable the author to present at the conference and publish in a peer-reviewed conference proceedings.