Events in 2008

9 December 2008
The Eco-Challenge - Planning the Way Forward
Professor David Lock
 CBE, Director, David Lock Associates and Vice President of the Town and Country Planning Association (TCPA)
A Policy and Practice Unit Public Lecture

9 December 2008
The Power of Trilemmas
Professor Zoltán Cséfalvay
, visiting academic from Andrassy Gyula German University of Budapest
A Spatial Analysis Research Group event

4-5 December 2008
Organisational Strategy, Structure and Process: A Reflection on the Research Perspective of Miles and Snow

Conference hosted by Cardiff School of Planning and Geography, Cardiff Business School and the ESRC

4 December 2008
Culture and Capital: The Role of Culture in Urban Regeneration Strategies 
Dr Mark Connelly,
 University of Wales Institute Cardiff
A Spatial Planning and City Environments Research Group event

2 December 2008
Pathways for Rural Development: Developing EU/UK Policy Recommendations
Chaired by Professor Terry Marsden and Dr Roberta Sonnino

A Policy and Practice Unit Workshop

2 December 2008
Joined-up Policy Development and Delivery in Wales: Rhetoric or Reality?
Gareth Hall
, Director General : Economy and Transport, Welsh Assembly Government
A Policy and Practice Unit Public Lecture

18 November 2008
Putting the Earth in Play: The Olympic Games and the Environment
Dr Andrea Collins,
 Cardiff School of Planning and Geography
An Environment Research Group event

12 November 2008
From Grass Roots Organizing to Area Based Initiatives:The Changing Nature of Neighborhood Regeneration in the US
Professor William Peterman
, Emeritus Professor of Geography at Chicago State University
A Regeneration Institute Seminar

6-7 November 2008
Feeding the City: Urban Planning and the New Food Equation

Key Speakers: Kami Pothukuthi, Olivio Argenti, Ben Reynolds, Cecilia Rocha

Hosted by Cardiff School of Planning and Geography

28 October 2008
Exploring Skills and Knowledge for Sustainable Communities
Dr Alex Franklin and Dr Julie Newton
Cardiff School of Planning and Geography
An Environment Research Group event

23 October 2008
Spaces of the Nation? Spatial Planning, Place Promotion and Urban Regeneration in Wales and Cardiff
Martin Davies
, Monmouthshire County Borough Council / Open University
A Spatial Planning and City Environments Research Group event

15 October 2008
Strategies of Urban Renewal in Germany: Social City, Restructuring, Energy Retrofitting. Examples from Berlin, Ruhr
Dr Detlef Kurth
, University of Applied Sciences Stuttgart
A Policy and Practice Unit Seminar

8 October 2008
Getting Serious about Regeneration
Leighton Andrews
 AM, Deputy Minister for Regeneration
A Regeneration Institute Lecture

2 October 2008
Governing Neighbourhoods: An Investigation in Baltimore
Madeline Pill, Cardiff School of Planning and Geography
A Spatial Planning and City Environments Research Group event

30 September 2008
Community Based Physical Regeneration: Learning from the experiences of Caerau Bridgend
Aled Singleton
, Bridgend County Borough Council and Rebecca Sian Edwards, Regeneration Institute
A Regeneration Institute Seminar

23 September 2008
Trust in Government and Environmental Policy in Hong Kong
Professor Richard Walker
, Cardiff School of Planning and Geography
A Policy and Practice Unit Seminar

4 September 2008
‘Race’, Ethnicity and Religion in Urban Planning – Reconsidering the Relationships
Dr Richard Gale
, University of Birmingham
A Spatial Planning and City Environments Research Group event

3 September 2008 - Seminar
Rural Economy and Society in East Germany: The Perpetuated Crisis
Dr Lutz Laschewski,
 Institute for the Management of Rural Areas, University of Rostock
A Policy and Practice Unit Seminar

15 July 2008
The Contribution of the Organic Agriculture and Food Sector Towards Sustainable Regional Development - Case Studies from Northeastern Germany
Professor Martina Schaefer
, Technical University, Berlin
A >Policy and Practice Unit Seminar

1 July 2008
Regulating the Night-Time Economy: Violence and Urban Regeneration
Adam Edwards,
 Cardiff School of Social Sciences
A Regeneration Institute Lunch-Time Discussion

17 June 2008
Towards a Low Carbon Future - What Changes are Needed
Professor Phil Jones,
 Welsh School of Architecture
A Regeneration Institute Lunch-Time Discussion

10 June 2008
Conflict, Planning and Rural Housing
Dr Nick Gallent,
 University College London
A Policy and Practice Unit Seminar

4 June 2008
Key Worker Housing, Spatial Policy Reform and the Construction of Sustainable Communities in the South East of England

Dr Mike Raco, Department of Geography, Kings' College London
A >Regeneration Institute Seminar

28-29 May 2008
Wales-China Seminar for Urban and Rural Planning and Development

An International Centre for Planning Research event

28 May 2008
The Creation of a Safe, Secure Environment Should be an Integral Element of any Regeneration Scheme but is not Always Seen as a Priority

Barbara Wilding, CBE, QPM, CCMI, Chief Constable of South Wales Police
A Regeneration Institute Lecture

27 May 2008
Intergenerational Memories of Education: Using the Symbolic Resources of the Locale
Dr Gabrielle Ivinson,
 Cardiff School of Social Sciences
A Regeneration Institute Lunch-Time Discussion

27 May 2008
The Inter-relationships Between Building Regulations and the Practices of Architecture
Professor Rob Imrie,
 King's College London
A Policy and Practice Unit Seminar

8 May 2008
Spatial Information Technology Convergence and Scalable Urban Design
Professor Richard LeGates,
 San Francisco State University, SPLINT Fellow
A CPLAN ComplexCities Research Program event

6 May 2008
Living on the Margins: Public Space, Development and Livelihoods

Alison Brown, Cardiff School of Planning and Geography

A CPLAN Public Space Seminar Series event

6 May 2008
Public Participation in Chinese Planning: Reviews and Perspectives
Jin Xiaochun
, China Academy of Urban Planning and Design
An International Centre for Planning Research event

29 April 2008
The Geography of Environmental Restoration: Creating a Local Dialect of Nature?
Laura Smith,
 Cardiff School of Planning and Geography
An Environment Research Group event

29 April 2008
Transformation and Background of Land Ownership: Rural Villages in Built Urban District in Guangzhou
Zheng Jing, Guangzhou Urban Planning and Design Institute (GZPI)
An International Centre for Planning Research event

29 April 2008
Being Strategic about Deliberation: Reflections from Congestion Tax Debates in Scandinavia
Professor Tim Richardson,
 Aalborg University
A Policy and Practice Unit Public Lecture

23 April 2008
Cardiff’s Most Pressing Urban Design Problems
Professor John Punter,
 Cardiff School of Planning and Geography
A Cardiff Civic Society event

15 April 2008
When the Void Begins to Matter: Temporary Open Urban Spaces
Christine Mady,
 Cardiff School of Planning and Geography
A CPLAN Public Space Seminar Series event

15 April 2008
Urbanisation and Industrialisation in China: A Comparative Study of Baise and Ningbo

Yi Xiaofeng, Guangzhou Urban Planning and Design Institute (GZPI)
An International Centre for Planning Research event

15 April 2008
The Global Mega-City Region: A New Urban Form? A New Geography of Britain?
Professor Sir Peter Hall,
 University College London
A Policy and Practice Unit Public Lecture

18 March 2008
‘We’re Just Street People Really’: Teenage ‘Lived’ Spaces in a North Wales Town
Dr Katie Jones,
 Cardiff School of Planning and Geography
A CPLAN Public Space Seminar Series event

13 March 2008
The 'Creative Class' in the UK: An Initial Analysis
Dr Nick Clifton,
 Centre for Advanced Studies, Cardiff School of Planning and Geography
An Urban and Regional Governance Research Group event

6 March 2008
Green Innovation and Regional Development
Professor Phil Cooke,
 Centre for Advanced Studies, Cardiff School of Planning and Geography
An Urban and Regional Governance Research Group event

4 March 2008
Resegregration Within Desegregation: Modernisation and Post Conflict Belfast
Dr Brendan Murtagh,
 Queens University Belfast
A Policy and Practice Unit Seminar

27 February 2008
Room Enough to Swing a Cat? Towards a Data-rich Infrastructure for Housing Market Research
Dr Scott Orford,
 Cardiff School of Planning and Geography
A Housing Research Network event

20 February 2008
Poverty Neighbourhoods and Geography of Deprivation in Chinese Cities
Professor Fulong Wu, Dr Shenjing He and Professor Chris Webster,
 Cardiff School of Planning and Geography
A Housing Research Network event

19 February 2008
The Privatisation of Public Space? Planning and the Public-Private Divide in the C21st
Professor John Lovering,
 Cardiff School of Planning and Geography
A CPLAN Public Space Seminar Series event

19 February 2008
Race Equality's Continuing Struggle in Planning and Regeneration
Huw Thomas,
 Cardiff School of Planning and Geography
A Regeneration Institute Lunch-Time Discussion

12 February 2008
Greenspace and Human Well-being in Towns and Cities: How Vegetation Can Save You From Frying, Drowning, Choking, Obesity and Madness!
James Parkin and Pete Frost,
 Countryside Council for Wales
A Policy and Practice Unit> Seminar

29 January 2008
Housing and its Contribution to Regeneration
Dr Bob Smith,
 Cardiff School of Planning and Geography
A Regeneration Institute Lunch-Time Discussion

29 January 2008
Biosecurity, Bovine Tuberculosis and the Prevention Paradox
Dr Gareth Enticott,
 Cardiff School of Planning and Geography
An Environment Research Group event

29 January 2008
Environment, Sustainability and Housing - New Opportunities / New Outcomes
Matthew Quinn,
 Department for Environment, Sustainability and Housing, Welsh Assembly Government
A Policy and Practice Unit Public Lecture

28 January 2008
Navigating Change in US Farm and Food Policy
Alan Hunt,
 Policy Analyst, Northeast Midwest Institute, Washington DC
A Policy and Practice Unit Lunch-Time Seminar

15 January 2008
Competing and Disputing Models of Rural Development in Brazil: Challenges and Perspectives
Dr Sergio Schneider,
 Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul and Visiting Scholar to Cardiff School of Planning and Geography
An Environment Research Group event