First Annual National Conference on Urban Resilience

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Date(s) - 17/12/2016 - 19/12/2016
08:00 - 17:00

Spectra Convention Centre, Dhaka


The First Annual National Conference on Urban Resilience intends to highlight the sustainable urban development plan, ways to identify SDGs and to make cities resilient. Participants will discuss the latest developments in urban resilience practice, policy and the theory of change in different sectors across the country, with a focus on urban environment. The event will be jointly organised by the Asian Cities Climate Change Network (ACCCRN) and International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD); the conference sessions will be hosted by different oranisations and institutes.

Programme Booklet of Urban Resilience Conference

Conference Structure

Plenary Sessions (Tentative)

  • Round Table Discussion on SDGs & Urban Agenda
  • Climate Smart & Resilient Cities
  • ACCCRN Initiatives for Urban Resilience
  • Financing Sustainable Urban Development

Parallel Sessions: (Tentative)

  • Concepts of Building Resilience in Cities
  • Technology for Urban Climate Resilience
  • Resilience Action in Cities
  • City-wide Participatory Planning Technique
  • Measuring Progress of SDGs
  • Promoting Waste-to- Resource Initiatives
  • Multi-stakeholder Partnership
  • Integrated Water Solution
  • Managing Land and Housing
  • Tackling Challenges & Leveraging Opportunities
  • Sustainable Transport & Infrastructure
  • Resilience and Biodiversity
  • Safer Cities & Public Space for Women