Talks and papers

The SUME project is featured at the following conferences and seminars:


UDMS 2011
28th Urban Data Management Symposium
September 28th to September 30th 2011, Delft, The Netherlands
[download paper “Sustainable Urban Metabolism for Athens” by Mantelas, Prastacos, Mollay]

NESS 2011
organised by the Stockholm Resilience Centre
June 14th to 16th 2011, Stockholm, Sweden
[download abstract “Sustainable Planning in a Growing Region: Approaches and Opportunities in Metropolitan Stockholm”]
The paper integrates results from the projects SUME and Super-Cities - Sustainable Land Use Policies for Resilient Cities

16th International Conference on Urban Planning and Regional Development in the Information Society GeoMultimedia 2011
May 18th to May 20th 2011, Essen, Germany
[download paper “Resource-efficient Urban Spatial Development Scenarios 2050. FP 7 Project SUME – Sustainable Urban Metabolism for Europe”]


PLUREL - Managing the Urban Rural Interface
Conference at the conference of the FP6 project Peri-urban Land Use Relationships - Strategies and Sustainability Assessment Tools for Urban-Rural Linkages
October 19th to 22nd, 2010, Copenhagen, Denmark
[Download the book of abstracts]
including the SUME presentation Long-term perspectives for the improvement of Urban Form and Urban Planning for Energy, Transport and Resource Efficiency

UGEC – 1st International Conference on Urbanization and Global Environmental Change
October 15th to 17rd, 2010, Arizona State University, Tempe, USA
[download abstract “Impact of urban planning decisions on urban energy use: An integrated simulation model for Vienna”]

ISUF – Conference on urban form
International Seminar on Urban Form
August 20th to 23rd, 2010, Hamburg, Germany
[download presentation “The Study of Urban Form in CITTA: Approaches, Concepts and Methods”]

Gordon Research Conference in Industrial Ecology
July 11-16, 2010, New London, Mass., USA
[download poster “Modeling the dependence of transportation energy on urban form and function”]

24th AESOP Annual Conference
Having quality space available equals commanding a ‘luxury’!
July 7th to 10th, 2010, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland
[download the SUME paper]

EU-China Science and Technology Week
June 16th, 2010, EU Pavilion World Expo 2010 Shanghai

[download the SUME project fiche]
[download the SUME presentation]

CITTA conference 2010
Third Annual Conference, on the theme Planning in Times of Uncertainty
of the Research Centre for Territory, Transport and Environment
May 14th 2010, Porto, Portugal

Sustainable cities

April 13th, 2010, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Interdisciplinary seminar at the University of Newcastle: "How can we make our cities function in more sustainable ways"
[download the agenda]

CSIRO - The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
March, 29th, 2010, Canberra, Australia
Co-organizers and discussion leader: Helga Weisz and Julia Steinberger

Urban Metabolism @ MIT
January, 13-14, 2010, Cambridge, MA, USA
Invited lecture: Helga Weisz “Climate Change and sustainable use of resources”


Conference of the Royal Geographical Society
Institute of British Geographers
August 26th to 28th 2009, Manchester, UK
[download SUME abstract]

Human Ecology conference
on "Human Ecology for an urbanising world"
June 29th to July 3rd 2009, Manchester, UK

[download SUME abstract]

Urban Research Symposium 2009
June 28-30th 2009, Marseille, France
link to all URS 2009 papers
[download the SUME paper]

ISIE Conference 2009
5th International Conference on Industrial Ecology
Transitions Toward Sustainability
June 21st to 24th, 2009, Lisbon, Portugal

[download SUME abstract]

CITTA conference 2009
Second Annual Conference, on the theme Planning in Times of Uncertainty
of the Research Centre for Territory, Transport and Environment
May 15th 2009, Porto, Portugal
[download the SUME presentation]

Strategies, Concepts and Technologies for Planning the Urban Future
April 22th to 25th 2009, Sitges, Catalonia, Spain
link to all CORP 2009 papers
[download the SUME paper]