The Belize Association of Planners will be our host for the 7th Annual Caribbean Urban Forum (CUF 2017), 15th -19th May 2017 in Belize City, Belize. Co-hosts include the Mayor’s Office, Belize City; Caribbean Network for Urban and Land Management (CNULM) based at the University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago, and other regional and international organizations. The Forum brings together land use practitioners, municipal managers, policy makers, academics and allied professionals in an effort to address urban issues in the region.
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The Theme of the Conference is Green Energy, Green Economy and Green Space.
Call for Abstracts
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Professional (Regular – post 15th April 2017) – US$375
Professional (Early Bird – pre 15th April 2017) – US$325
Student (Regular – post 15th April 2017) – US$250
Student (Early Bird – pre 15th April 2017) – US$200
Presenters (Abstracts accepted) – US$275
Further details will be provided in registration package.
The following presentations will be made at CUF2017 :
- Abdool, A. Medicinal Plants The Blueprints of a New Urban Legacy
- Amiemba, N. The indigenous village Galibi as best practice for local initiatives
- Alleyne, D. , Lorde, R. The Green Economy and Housing – Practical, Pragmatic or Pitiful?
- Baksh, R. , Edwards, A. , Frojmovic, M. National Land Use Policy and Physical Development Plan for the Commonwealth of Dominica
- Bailey, E. Placemaking and conflict in inner-urban community -the case of Tivoli Gardens, Kingston Jamaica
- Chadee, S. and Stoute, V. Green Building in Trinidad and Tobago – Constraints and Opportunities -An exploratory approach
- Cudjoe, R. A Business Case for Green Buildings in Small Island Developing States-A Caribbean Perspective
- Crownshaw, D. Understanding the process of waterfront developing in Belize – persppective from the coast
- Davidson, G. and Bowron, B. Adapting to Climate Change – Potential lessons for the Caribbean
- Francis, L. The Impact and challenges of Increasing Densities and Heights within the Kingston metropolitan area (KMA) of Jamaica.
- Fryer, M. , Bouillon, C. Lessons learned from IDB support for affordable housing and neighborhood upgrading projects in four Caribbean countries.
- Griffith, S. and Holder, C.Synergies in the Urban Rehabilitation of Bridgetown
- Horning, D. , Temple, M. Sustainable Local Water Governance: the right connections
- Hosein, R. , Conrad, D. The resource curse, Corporate Social Responsibility and the Host Community DependencyThe resource curse, Corporate Social Responsibility andthe Host Community Dependency
- Joseph, P. How the adoption of a green building certification program or rating system can improve the efficacy of the T&T planning system
- Kemp, S. and Kemp, C. Living Streets
- Mayr, M. , Rouse, C. , Van den Berg, R. Blue-Green Networks as a spatial development strategy – the case of Belmopan, Belize
- Kostaras, J. , Solloso, E. , and Larsen, M. Assessing Alternative Resiliency Strategies in Under-resourced Coastal Communities in Belize Impacted by Climate Change and Vulnerable to Environmental Risk
- Mohammed, A. Hydropower from Municipal Water Supply ReservoirHydropower fromSmall-Scale Economic Development through Agriculture Municipal Water Supply Reservoir
- Moriah, A. Small-Scale Economic Development through Agriculture
- Moriah, A.Lessons and Practices in Comprehensive Community Renewal
- `Opoku, A. The Challenges of Healthier and popularLessons and Practices in Comprehensive Community Renewal Urban Transportation
- Prendergast, D. Our Voices, Our Outcomes: The Case of the Implementation of Phase II of the UN-Habitat Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme in Jamaica.
- St. Bernard, G. , Hinds-Layne, M. Reimagining Speightstown in the Context of Contemporary Spatial Classifications
- Usher, K. , Rodriguez, K. The Difference Green Space Can Make: Exploring an Urban Parks System for Belize City – Connecting Families with Greenspace for Justice and Resiliency
- White, T. Feasibility of co-located offshore wind and wave energy generation
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For further information on general conference as well as the events being held prior to CUF2017, please contact:
Caribbean Network for Urban and Land Management
Phone (868) 662-2002 ext 83398
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