Rhegion United Nations 2020-2030
“Territories And Cities, Material And Immaterial Heritage, Resilience And Ttransformation in the perspective of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals to change the world”
25-26 May, Reggio Calabria, Italy
“Rhegion: United Nations 2020 – 2030 International Workshop/Competition”
1 – 5 June 2020, Reggio Calabria, Italy

 

 

 

Rhegion United Nations 2020-2030: Territories And Cities, Material And Immaterial Heritage, Resilience And Transformation in the Perspective of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals to Change the World  and Rhegion: United Nations 2020-2030 International Workshop/Competition, events of the Mediterranea University of Reggio Calabria,  intend to propose Reggio Calabria as a cultural, scientific and operational reference, on a large scale, for the subjects covered by the UN 2020 – 2030 Agenda.

They are promoted by the Mediterranea University of Reggio Calabria, Department Heritage, Architecture, Urban Planning – PAU, the International PhD Programme in Architecture of the Mediterranea University of Reggio Calabria, with the participation of New Metropolitan Perspectives and TREnD Project, with the patronage of Ministry of the Environment and Protection of the Territory and the Sea – MATTM, National Union of Municipalities and Community of Mountain Authorities – UNCEM, Regional Science Association International – RSAI,  International Society of City and Regional Planners – ISOCARP, National Institute of Urban Planning – INU, Society of Italian Townplanners – SIU, Society of Territorialists – SdT, Italian Regional Science Association – AISRe, Legambiente, Italian Alliance for Sustainable Development – ASviS, National Council of Engineers – CNI, National Council of Architects, Planners, Landscapers, Conservationists – CNAPPC, National Institute of Bio-architecture – INBAr, Dwelling on Earth – Abitare La Terra, Research Center for the Aesthetics of Law – CRED,  European Higher Institute of Political Studies – ISESP, Research Team for Mediterranean Entrepreneurship and Startups – RETMES, Order of Architects, Planners, Landscapers, Conservationists of Reggio Calabria Province, Confindustria Reggio Calabria, Touring Club Reggio Calabria.

There are 5 thematic areas:

  1. History and Nature draw the Landscape
    Chair: Heritage, Architecture and Urban Planning Department
    2.  Environmental Resources, Sustainability, Technology
    Chair: Civil Engineering, Energy, Environment and Materials Department, and Department of Information Engineering, Infrastructures and Sustainable Energy
      3.  The Forms of Sustainability
    Chair: Architecture and Territory Department
      4.  Nature Resources and Anthropic Processes
    Chair: Agricultural Department, Agriculture, Forestry, Environment, Food
      5.  Ethics, Aestetich, and Rights of Environment
    Chair: Department of Law, Economics and Human Sciences
    Each session will be managed by a department of the University, having incorporated the two Engineering departments. A further session can be created.

Rhegion is a partner of New Metropolitan Perspectives Simposium, so the Call  follows its procedure for registration, paper upload, double peer review, specifying that the paper is for “Rhegion” and making a choice of priority among the 5 thematic areas. Accepted papers will be published in Smart Innovation, System and Technologies (2190-3018) by SPRINGER. The books of this series are submitted to SCOPUS, EI-Compendex and Springerlink.

The link is http://www.nmp.unirc.it/edition-2020/

Draft Program

The Italian Ministry of the Environment for the protection of the territory and the sea will open the Program.

For the United Nations, the keynote speaker will be Vincent Kitio, Arch, PhD. | Chief, Urban Energy Unit | Urban Basic Services Branch | United Nations Human Settlements Program, UN-Habitat, Nairobi, Kenya. He will also deal with SDG7 and SDG11 objectives as witness of Nigeria, one of the international cases.

For the United State, prof. Mark Catridge – President of the International Regional Science Association, Swank Chair in Rural-Urban Policy/Prof., AED Economics, The Ohio State University, Adjunct Professor, School of Economics, Jinan Univ. Guangzhou, China, Social Sciences Dept., Gran Sasso Science Institute, L’Aquila, Italy, Coordinating Editor Springer Briefs in Regional Science.

Witness for China is Wang Xin – Doctor, Vice Dean, Associate Professor – TONGJI Institute of Environment for Sustainable Development, (IESD), MOE Joint Lab for International Cooperation on Eco-Urban Design, College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Tongji University , Shanghai.

André Torre, President of the European Regional Science Association – ERSA, professor at UMR SAD-APT Agro Paristech, will discuss about the European policies.

Emeritus prof Federico Butera of the Polytechnic of Milano will participate.

Legambiente, the National Union of Municipalities and Community of Mountain Authorities, the National Institute of Urban Planning, the Society of Territorialists, the National Council of Engineers, and the National Council of Architects, Planners, Landscapers, Conservationists have already confirmed their presence.

The two days of Rhegion Event, May 25 -26 and the Workshop, June 1-5, will probably be included among the events of the Sustainable Development Festival promoted by ASviS – of which there is the patronage and participation – that takes place from May 20 to June 5, 2020, throughout Italy.

A few months before the Event, a phase of diffusion in the city schools of the topics covered is foreseen.

Furthermore, the recognition of CFU for students will be required and, with the involvement of professional associations, of professional ones.

Registration for the International Workshop/Competition Rhegion: United Nations 2020

The Workshop aims is an opportunity to experiment, with the design practice, the theories of recovery and redevelopment, in the territorial context of the Metropolitan Area of Reggio Calabria, and to identify guidelines for sustainable territorial governance, considering the strong environmental value, the rich historical testimonies and therefore the significant tourist potential of the area.

The link is http://www.nmp.unirc.it/edition-2020/

Purpose
The Workshop aims is an opportunity to experiment, with the design practice, the theories of recovery and redevelopment, in the territorial context of the Metropolitan Area of Reggio Calabria, and to identify guidelines for sustainable territorial governance, considering the strong environmental value, the rich historical testimonies and therefore the significant tourist potential of the area. And rethinking the identity of these places characterized by a widespread absence of modernity but immersed in the most vast global mutations.

Participation Fee
The individual registration fee for the Workshop is 140 Euro for students in the last year of the Degree Course, 190 Euros for all other participants. It includes basic material, teaching materials, computerized maps, prints of the final project tables, the certificate of participation, coffee vouchers and light lunches. If she/he attends also at the International Conference Rhegion United Nations 2020-
2030, the fee is 210 Euro including the fee for this Event, and 450 Euro if one participates in the New Metropolitan Perspectives Simposium.

How to participate

The Workshop is open to 50 students enrolled in the last year of the Degree Course and graduates in Architecture, Engineering, Agrarian, Law who have graduated from 2015 onwards and doctoral students belonging to the aforementioned areas. Candidates who do not meet the above requirements may also apply to participate, for them the scientific commission, referred to in article 6, will evaluate
their suitability and position in the ranking.
Participants must submit a synthetic curriculum (max 2 pages) that clearly shows their predisposition to the design approach. The curriculum must be attached to the Application Form, whose facsimile is on the last page of the present Call, in which the applicants must clearly indicate:
− (for students), home university, certification attesting the grades obtained in urban planning and
design disciplines, enrolment at the last year of course degree;
− (for graduates), home university, type of degree, the final degree grade;
− (for doctoral students), home department, the doctorate course attended, title of the doctoral thesis.
The package with the documents (curriculum vitae, application form, photocopy of the payment, I.D card) must show the wording “International Design Workshop Rhegion United Nations 2020-2030” and must be received before the deadline to the following address: Dipartimento PAU, Via Dell’Università, 25 – 89124, Reggio Calabria or electronically to rhegionun2020.2030@unirc.it
Applications for participation received for any reason beyond the deadline will not be accepted.

Rhegion United Nations 2020 – 2030
Deadline for paper submission: 15 January 2020 31 January, 2020

Rhegion: United Nations 2020 – 2030 International Workshop/Competition
Deadline for Registration: 15 February, 2020

This event is supported by AISRe the Italian Section of ERSA.

For further information:
email: Rhegionun2020.2030@unirc.it
Telephone +39. 0965.1696402, Mobile 3202347796

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