8th International and Interdisciplinary Symposium of the European Academy of Land Use and Development (EALD)
Changes in Land Use Management Practices
Raumordnungspraxis im Wandel at
Institute of Civil Engineering and Real Estate Economics
Riga Technical University
from 6th to 8th September 2018
The symposium aims to focus on land management tools, considering changing needs in order to promote sustainable development. Key topics that can form the basis for cross‐country discussions and comparisons are e.g:
strategies for land use planning in urban and rural contexts
land use management in peri-urban areas
institutional arrangements for urban-rural linkage
techniques of evaluating strategies and proposals
Presentations will be held on 6th and 7th of September
The excursion is planned for Saturday, 8th of September and will look into the railway infrastructure project “Rail Baltica”, which will be presented by developers of detailed project study , and will continue to the coast area of the Bay of Riga.
Deadline for submission of title and abstract of your contribution see in invitation
The board would appreciate if your collaborators and PhD students will also participate. Contribution should be sent to:
Prof. Dr. Thomas KALBRO – Real Estate Planning and Land Law, Department of Infrastructure, KTH Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Armands AUZIŅŠ – Institute of Civil Engineering and Real Estate Economics, Faculty of Engineering Economics and Management, Riga Technical University
Prof. Dr. Sonia GUELTON – Lab’Urba – Ecole d’urbanisme de Paris
Dr. iur, MSc Erwin HEPPERLE – Institute of Terrestrial Ecosystems, Soil Protection, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich
Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.nat.techn. Walter SEHER – Institut für Raumplanung und ländliche Neuordnung Universität für Bodenkultur Wien
Reader Dr. Vida MALIENE – Aleksandras Stulginskis University, Kaunas and Liverpool Moores University
Dr.-Ing. Andreas HENDRICKS – Universität der Bundeswehr München
Armands AUZIŅŠ – Institute of Civil Engineering and Real Estate Economics, Faculty of Engineering Economics and Management, Riga Technical University
Ineta GEIPELE – Institute of Civil Engineering and Real Estate Economics, Faculty of Engineering Economics and Management, Riga Technical University
Neils BALGALIS – head of Grupa93 Ltd, MadCity
Iveta STĀMURE – Institute of Civil Engineering and Real Estate Economics, Faculty of Engineering Economics and Management, Riga Technical University
Edgars PUDZIS – Pieriga Local Government Association
The presentations will be published together with those of the forthcoming symposium in 2019. The papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted symposium papers will be published in book format. All authors will participate in the peer-review process reviewing at least two articles. This allows us to continue our book series. The volumes are available in printed version and as open access e-book
140 € (this fee also includes member¬ship fee for year 2018 for current ordinary members, symposium lunches and refreshments);
for PhD students
for Institute members
ask Armands Auziņš.
Cost of conference dinner
30 € (optional on 6th September)
30 € (optional on 8th September)
Speakers who have to withdraw their participation later than one month before the conference will be charged with 80% of the full registration fee.
Details for bank transfer
To: European Academy of Land Use and Development
IBAN-number: CH41 0070 0130 0082 4652 1
Swift code: ZKBKCHZZ80A
Details of payment: Symposium 18
During the spring detailed information about registration, payment, excursion, hotel accommodation etc. will be provided.
The final symposium’s programme will be sent to you at latest one month before the meeting. The Symposium will be combined with a General Assembly.
Bus No 22 and microbus No 222 depart from the stop at Riga airport (~200m straight from the exit of airport, passing through parking place) and go to the direction of venue and the centre of Riga City. Ticket costs 1.15 €/trip if bought from a ticket machine at the stop but 2 €/trip if bought from the driver.