International Conference 2021 on Spatial Planning and Sustainable Development, Nov. 25th-27th, 2021 Nanjing University, China

SPSD Community will organize SPSD2021 as online-onsite hybrid conference to promote our academic community by sharing our research ideas and the latest results of successful case studies.  

Smart Planning and Digital Governance


Planning and developing smart cities have become a global effort. The development of smart cities is important to improving the level of sustainability of cities and is critical for promoting cities’ inclusive growth and sustainable development. Rapid developments in the new generation of information and communication technologies, including big data, artificial intelligence, and cloud computing, have significantly changed how people understand urban economy, society, culture, ecology, security, infrastructure, and space. New data, perspectives and methods have also emerged that further promote the innovation of smart planning. At the same time, the wide applications of smart technologies in the fields of urban resource and environmental operation, public safety and emergency management, infrastructure management, mobility management, building management will help the achievement of digital governance and increase the capabilities of urban governance.

    To inspire academic discussion, research and collaborations on “Smart Planning and Digital Governance”, International conference 2021 of Spatial Planning and Sustainable Development (SPSD 2021) will be held on August 6th-8th - > Nov. 25th-27th in Nanjing, China. Multi-disciplinary scholars in the fields including but not limited to urban studies, spatial planning, geography, architecture, social science, and information science worldwide are warmly welcomed to attend the conference.


Conference 2021 Chairman

Prof. Feng ZHEN, Nanjing University





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