Programme

The conference programme will be around keynote speech, thematic roundtables for individual presentations (10-15 minutes each), and panel discussions. Additionally, the conference will provide extensive opportunities for informal discussions,  networking and visits.

Programme outline

Thematic sessions and paper presentations

  • Urban heritage and cultural identity
  • Governing urban heritage
  • Post-crisis urban reconstruction in historic contexts
  • Urban economy in an inclusive society in a historic city
  • Potential policy transfer on urban heritage

Panel discussions

  • Preservation and Urban Planning in Practice
  • Post War Silk Roads Cities Reconstruction
  • Silk Roads Cities as Smart Cities

Participatory workshop

Evening reception

Guided tour of historic urban fabric and regeneration, London experience

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Below is the initial programme schedule.  More detailed information on this setup will follow after authors registration and further confirmations.

Schedule (subject to minor changes)

11th

  • Registration and coffee break
  • Opening and keynote
  • Paper presentations/Special session
  • Lunch break
  • Paper presentations/academic roundtables
  • Tea break
  • Paper presentations/academic sessions

12th

  • Registration
  • Special session
  • Tea break
  • Paper presentations/academic roundtables
  • Lunch break
  • Paper presentations/academic roundtables
  • Tea break
  • Paper presentations/academic roundtables
  • Evening reception

13th

  • Registration
  • Special session
  • Tea break
  • Participatory workshop & Think thank meeting
  • Conference wrap up and Silk Cities next steps
  • Guided tour of historic urban fabric, London experience