Why can't the future be more like the past?
Liverpool - the University and the City
23rd Congress of the Association of European Schools of Planning
15 - 18 July 2009
The University of Liverpool has requested that we remind all delegates that you should have adequate individual liability insurance cover while you are attending the event in Liverpool from 15-18 July 2009.
Registration for the Congress is now closed.
The Congress Programme is now finalised. If you have not registered for AESOP 2009, your paper will not be included in the Programme.
FINAL PROGRAMME NOW AVAILABLE
Welcome to Liverpool
In the autumn of 1909 the first five students joined the new Department of Civic Design. One hundred years later, we are delighted to be hosting the annual AESOP (Association of European Schools of Planning) Congress. We extend an invitation to colleagues from Europe and beyond, to join us in what will be a major international congress to help celebrate our centenary.
Chosen as a European Capital of Culture in 2008, Liverpool has been the focus of numerous regeneration initiatives. The city has and continues to change dramatically and is re-emerging as a renaissance city. For the city, 2008 marks an important point in the journey, but the rebuilding of the city will continue and 2009 is designated year of the environment in Liverpool.
The congress will provide an excellent opportunity to see and reflect upon the substantial progress that has been made in recent years, and indeed the legacy of 2008.