13th Ecocity World Summit 2019

  • 7-11 October 2019
  • Vancouver Convention Center, Canada

The 13th Ecocity World Summit 2019 is dedicated to urban design and cities development in balance with the natural world and sustainability.

The 13th Ecocity World Summit 2019 covers topics such as:

  • Climate Action
    • Working within ecological limits and systems interdependence
    • Urban alignment with ecosystem services
    • Reducing greenhouse gas emissions
    • Role of city as interface between climate action and impacts
    • Resilience and adaptation across the spectrum of biophysical conditions (air, water, soil, resources/materials, energy, food)
    • Accounting for consumption-based emissions (not just production)
    • Clean technology solutions for efficient and renewable energy
    • International migration resulting from dislocation of people (climate refugees)
    • Community mobilization for one-planet living
  • Socially Just and Ecologically Sustainable Cities
    • Biomimicry and regenerative design
    • Building and operating cities in balance with nature
    • Equitable access to resources needed to live a dignified life
    • Managing human impacts to ensure ecological integrity is maintained
    • Using intelligence of design to create sustainable solutions
    • Reconciling benefit-takers with cost-bearers in resource consumption and development
    • Role of the public realm to support community participation and development
  • Informal Solutions for Sustainable Development
    • Role of informal settlements as spaces of innovation to drive solutions for climate action, adaptation to environmental risk, access to shelter and services
    • Limited administrative capacity to respond to multitude of issues
    • Support for participating in decisions
    • Recognizing, capturing and engaging spontaneous solutions for sustainability and resilience
    • Permaculture in practice
    • Evolution of healthy culture in lifestyles and behaviours
  • Circular Economy
    • Increasing opportunity while reducing absolute energy and material flows (decoupling)
    • Changing assumptions about economic processes that help or hinder prosperity
    • Sharing and repurposing things through new socio-economic pathways
    • Bending the urban metabolism
    • Bioregional approaches to local provisioning

The 13th Ecocity World Summit 2019 will be held in Vancouver, Canada on 7-11 October 2019.


Vancouver Convention Center
1055 Canada Place,
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1495-1995 Canadian Dollar   (Early registration date: 19 June 2019)
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1 April 2019
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Future Events

  • 14th Ecocity World Summit 2021 - Oct 2021 (50772)
  • 13th Ecocity World Summit 2019 - 7-11 Oct 2019, Vancouver, Canada (81019)


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