Towards Effective Multidisciplinary Cooperation: Lessons from the UPAT Symposium in Zurich, 2014
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Since 2004, twenty-four Urban Planning Advisory Team (UPAT) workshops have been held all over the world. Such workshops rely heavily on the expertise of both experienced and young ISOCARP planners whose skills and knowledge have been implemented in numerous places and regions. More precisely, during the UPAT week, ISOCARP members, together with local and regional experts, address and probe the challenging planning questions defined by the requesting bodies/entities, i.e. mayors, city councils, governments, ministries, etc. To discuss the results and gain an overview of the long-term impact of this ISOCARP programme, as well as to reflect upon the results and draw lessons for future improvements in upcoming UPATs, the symposium, Ten Years of UPATs: Results and Effects, was prepared and organised at ETH Zurich. In addition to other events, the symposium in Zurich is a part of the agenda leading towards the 50th anniversary of ISOCARP congresses....
Keywords:Symposium in Zurich / UPAT workshops / Contribution
Source:Ten Years of UPATs: Reflections and Results, 2015, 198-210
- Zurich: vdf Hochschulverlag AG, ETH Zürich