The Department of Community and Environmental Resource Planning of the College of Human Ecology, University of the Philippines Los Baños will be hosting the 2nd International Conference on Human Settlements Planning and Development (ICHSPD) on October 20 to 22, 2021 with the theme, “Pursuing Resilient and Sustainable Human Settlements amid Global Risks.”
The 2nd ICHSPD will focus on the efforts and practices of individuals and organizations on managing wicked problems and global risks towards achieving sustainable and resilient human settlements.
With the complex problems faced by the world today – disasters, rapid urbanization, international conflict and urban governance issues among others, the conference shall provide a venue for actors to collaborate, form partnerships and respond to global risks most felt in cities and communities.
1. Discuss vital issues and challenges on human settlements planning and development;
2. Identify solutions, best practices and opportunities in addressing sustainability and resiliency of human settlements;
3. Foster linkages and partnership among organizations and institutions working towards achieving safe, resilient and sustainable cities and communities.