2018 – IPCC Cities Conference. Cities and Climate Change: Fostering new scientific knowledge for cities based on science, practice and policy.

Sustainable Urban Systems


October 6, 2017: Submission Deadline

December 1, 2017: Notification of Acceptance

The complete information about the Call for Proposals can be found HERE


The primary goal of the conference is to assess the state of academic and practice-based knowledge related to cities and climate change, and to establish a global research agenda based on the joint identification of key gaps by the academic, practitioner and urban policy-making communities.

Conference Themes

  1. Cities & climate change (Imperatives for action)
  2. Urban emissions, impacts and vulnerabilities (Science and practice of cities)
  3. Solutions for the transition to low carbon and climate resilient cities (Science and practice for cities)
  4. Enabling transformative climate action in cities (advancing science and advancing cities)

Call for proposal for sessions: Submit a proposal for a complete 90-minute session.

Call for abstracts for oral contributions and posters: Accepted oral presentations will be organized into sessions by the Scientific Steering Committee to complement accepted sessions from the call above and in order to best meet the conference objectives. Posters will be presented in specific poster sessions during the conference. Contributions need to relate to the conference themes, and can take several forms in order to help achieve the conference objectives, including scientific presentations, oral elaboration of lessons learned from case studies/best practices, or posters. Posters may be shown through interactive electronic displays. Submit an abstract summarizing your proposed contribution under one or more of the conference themes.

 More Information about the Event can be found HERE