Friday, 13 May 2011




Opening Session (Auditorium)

Sebastião Feyo de Azevedo, Director of FEUP. Welcome
Paulo Pinho, Director of CITTA. Welcome


Session 1. Innovation in governance and decision making in planning (Auditorium)

Paulo Pinho (Chair)

Keynote speeches

Paul Kantor, Fordham University - The Politics of City Region Innovation: A Realistic Perspective
Kenneth Button, George Mason University - Issues in forecasting and governance in urban policy making

CITTA Research Project

Carlos Oliveira, Isabel Breda-Vázquez - Institutional change and continuity: inter-municipal co-ordination and territorial governance

11:00-11:30 Coffee break / Posters Presentation

Session 2. Innovative Governance in Urban Policies (Auditorium)

Isabel Breda-Vázquez, Paulo Conceição (Chairs)

Keynote speaker

João Ferrão, Universidade de Lisboa - Governança Urbana em Portugal: entre princípios e resultados, um balanço encorajador? (Urban Governance in Portugal: between principles and results, a promising balance?)


Peter Schmitt - Striving for Policentricity - A driver to rework governance capacities in European Metropolitan Areas? pdf_icon2

Eduardo Anselmo Castro, Fernando Nogueira - Strategic spatial planning in Portugal: practice innovation and local governance challenges pdf_icon2

Jan Bucek - Support of governance in Slovak cities by participative strategic planning pdf_icon2

Isabel Coimbra - Participatory Budgeting: the case study of Lisbon pdf_icon2

Paulo Pisco, Jorge Batista e Silva - Could School Urbanism be an answer? pdf_icon2

13:00-14:30 Lunch (on your own

Session 3. Innovation in Transport Planning and Governance (Auditorium)

Álvaro Costa, Sandra Melo (Chairs)

Keynote speaker

Tiago Farias, Universidade Técnica de Lisboa - Innovation in Transports: adapting to change and inspiring new bahaviors


Lisa Rayle, Christopher Zegras - The emergence of inter-municipal collaboration in Portuguese metropolitan planning pdf_icon2

Álvaro Costa, Vera Palma, Sandra Melo - Managing road infrastructures through pricing policies pdf_icon2

Antonio Babo, Marta Oliveira, Miguel Pimentel - Managing the Transition to Soft Mobility Solutions - a Portuguese city case study pdf_icon2

Anabela Ribeiro, Gonçalo Correia, Inês Frade - Methodology to determine a cycle network in a city pdf_icon2

Filipe Moura, José Manuel Viegas - Fostering the transition to new technologies with car organ transplant pdf_icon2

16:00-16:15 Session 4. Innovation in Environmental Planning Assessment (Auditorium)

Keynote speaker

Thorsten Wiechmann,TU Dortmund – Making Places in increasingly Empty Spaces – Strategies and Failure in Shrinking Cities

16:15-16:45 Coffee break

Parallel session 4A (Auditorium)

Sara Santos Cruz (Chair)


Karina Pallagst - Greening the Shrinking City- a new planning approach in the USA pdf_icon2

Helen Mulligan - The Filigree City: environmental sustainability issues under conditions of retrenchment pdf_icon2

Stephen Platt - Are exurbs a sustainable city form? pdf_icon2

Paulo Pinho, Sara Santos Cruz, Vitor Oliveira, Magda Barbosa, Mafalda Silva - The metabolic impact assessment of planning interventions in two European cities: Oporto and Vienna pdf_icon2

Julio Soria, Luis Valenzuela, Paulo Pinho - A method to identify mobility environments in metropolitan transport corridors: a case study in Granada pdf_icon2

Andreia Soares, Anabela Ribeiro - Application of urban sustainability indicators to the city of Coimbra pdf_icon2


Parallel session 4B (Sala de Actos)

Fernando Brandão Alves (Chair)


Olivier Sykes, Tom Gore and Thomas Fischer - Making the case for Participatory Territorial Impact Assessment (TIA) – fostering regional and local involvement in the drafting process of EU directives pdf_icon2

Mojca Šašek - Planning and Environmental Assessment pdf_icon2

Naja Marot - Regulatory impact assessment – a tool towards better territorial governance? pdf_icon2

Karel Schmeidler - Transport Planning in Shrinking Cities pdf_icon2

Ruiz Talavera, Luis Valenzuela - Pedestrian accessibility to public space: the implication of the urban form in the city of Granada pdf_icon2

F. Brandão Alves, Lara Mendes - Inclusive urban design for the future – elderly deserve a better living in their residential area pdf_icon2


Closing Session (Auditorium)

Artur Rosa Pires, Universidade de Aveiro

Paulo Pinho, Director of CITT

Other papers accepted for discussion/poster presentation

Session 2. Innovative Governance in Urban Policies

  • Aleksandra Djukic and Ratka Colic - New Instruments for Urban Development Management in Serbia - Case Study Nis pdf_icon2
  • Ana Brandão - Managing uncertainty: transformation process in the post-industrial city pdf_icon2
  • Carlos Graizboard - Proposal for a research: governance and planning pdf_icon2
  • Cecília Delgado - Limitation on women public participation pdf_icon2
  • Christopher Zegras and Lisa Rayle - Scenario planning as a potential step towards urban policy integration: Evidence from Portugal pdf_icon2
  • Francisco Serdoura and Helena Almeida - Place branding as an engine of induce local development pdf_icon2
  • Gustavo de Casimiro Silveirinha - Planning Continuous pdf_icon2
  • J. M. Lourenço and Z. B. Astuti - Success Key Factors of a Local Urban Strategy: the case of Solo, Central Java, Indonesia pdf_icon2
  • João Brites - Planeamento Urbano e Sistema Fundiário - Uma metodologia pdf_icon2
  • José Patrício Martins - A gestão estratégica em reabilitação urbana pdf_icon2
  • Luis Neto, Nuno Pinto and Malcom Burns - The impacts of urban regeneration companies in Portugal - The case of Porto Vivo SRU pdf_icon2
  • Maria Inês Santos - Organising Capacity for Sustainable Urban Planning pdf_icon2
  • Rodrigo Cardoso, José Carlos Mota and Fernando Nogueira - Emerging forms of democracy: cities as source of civic engagement pdf_icon2
  • Rui Braz Afonso - A participação nas intervenções de requalificação urbana pdf_icon2

Session 3. Innovation in Transport Planning and Governance

  • Alda Metrass Mendes, Richard de Neufville and Álvaro Costa – Air accessibility in Northern Canada: prospects and lessons for remoter communities pdf_icon2
  • Cecilia Rocha - Environmental Governance and Noise: the Portuguese realit pdf_icon2
  • Claudia Pona and Filipe Moura – Using on-board logging devices for micro-monitoring energy efficiency of urban and suburban bus operation: the case of Rodoviaria de Lisboa pdf_icon2
  • Pedro Caetano and João Abreu e Silva - Using microsimulation to evaluate the determinants of low commercial speed in urban bus lines pdf_icon2
  • Rodrigo Vargas and João Abreu e Silva - The main vectors influencing the levels of fuel consumption in a bus company. The driver, the vehicles and the lines pdf_icon2

Session 4. Innovation in Environmental Planning and Assessment

  • Ulrike Sacher - Landscape planning towards regional identity pdf_icon2