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Conflicting goals – focus of this year’s Gothenburg Conference

270 public officials, researchers, politicians and people from the business sector met at the second annual Gothenburg Conference. Theme of the day were conflicting goals within sustainable urban development. In the afternoon the participants got the chance to dig deeper into different themes within areas as Migration, Transportation and Culture.

Date: 11 Oct

Conference in Gothenburg theme future food - food linked to tourism

Tomorrow’s Food Travel (TFT), #TFTSWEDEN, conference welcomes scholars, practitioners and experts from all over the world. The conference offers a great opportunity for academics and stakeholders in the food and beverage tourism field to meet to exchange their research, ideas, and experiences. Stadslandet Gothenburg (Göteborgs Stad) and Mistra Urban Futures are participating.

Date: 9 Oct

SDG implementation in UK cities

High-level political commitment and support for the SDGs is a key feature in countries that are particularly progressive in delivering on them, write Nick Taylor Buck and Kristina Diprose from Mistra Urban Futures and the University of Sheffield’s Urban Institute.

Date: 8 Oct

Calendar

Oct
17
2018
Time: 08:30
Location: Göteborgsregionens Kommunalförbund GR, Anders Personsgatan 8, Göteborg
Oct
26
2018
Time: 11:30
Location: Länsstyrelsen, Stora Badhusg 2B, Göteborg
Oct
31
2018
Time: 18:00
Location: GÖTEBORG, Norra Hamngatan 12
Nov
6
2018
Time: 09:00
Location: Cape Town, SunSquare Cape Town City Bowl, 23 Buitengracht Street (City Centre)

Research agenda

Synergistically generate client-centric internal or "organic" sources after extensive systems. Objectively integrate integrated interfaces vis-a-vis alternative infomediaries. Authoritatively syndicate 2.0 systems and virtual process improvements. Professionally synergize multidisciplinary best practices after frictionless methods of empowerment. Enthusiastically evolve real-time vortals via multimedia based opportunities.

Latest publications

Experience innovation is described as collaborative and integrated in day-to-day work. However,
Participatory tourism development projects are considered effective and democratic since they engage
Urban sustainability is a wicked issue unsuited to management through traditional decision-making
The SDGs and CitiesIPCC offer an unprecedented opportunity for urban transformation, but
This reflective paper surveys the lessons learnt and challenges faced by the

Mistra Urban Futures Projects

Funders and consortium

Mistra Urban Futures is financed by Mistra, the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research, Sida, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, and a consortium constituted by several organisations in the Gothenburg region, combined with key international partners.