Conference: Cities, Communities and Homes: Is the Urban Future Livable?


Place: University of Derby.

Dates: 22 – 23 June 2017

Abstract submissions: 1st March, 2016


This event is part of a global series that explores housing in the broader context of related built environment and social issues.

The conference concerns itself with housing and its relation to large-scale planning, urban design and community participation in urban regeneration.

It is hosted by the University of Derby and Derby City Council.

Other people engaged in the series include: La Universidad de Sevilla, Swinburne University, Australia; The University of Cyprus, UCL Press, Libri Publishing. It is coordinated by the UK non-profit research organisation AMPS as part of its engagement with the UN Habitat University Initiative.

Papers will be selected for publication in: Housing Critical Futures book series, UCL Press; Housing the Future book series, Libri Publishing. Visit:

Keynotes Speakers at this series of events:

Steve Cole, The National Housing Federation

Assemble, Turner Prize Winners, 2015

David Waterhouse, Head of Strategy, CABE, UK