People all over the world are migrating to cities in search of jobs and cultural advantages, especially in Asia. This has resulted in the formation of huge megapolitan areas and surrounding peri-urban environs. In China, a 40 million urban area is planned.
The effects of cities on people are not well-understood. Following UEP2012, UEP2013 Asian Edition, aims to provide an international forum to explore the urban environment and how we can begin to create a healthy and liveable environment in cities.
International Speaker Line-Up:
Bert Brunekreef, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands
Carlo Calfapietra, National Research Council (IBAF-CNR), Italy
Zoe G. Davies, University of Kent, UK
Sue Grimmond, King’s College London, UK
Gina Lovasi, School of Public Health Columbia University, USA
Yonglong Lu, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Francis L. Martin, Lancaster University, UK
Elena Paoletti, National Research Council (IPP-CNR), Italy
Tong Zhu, Peking University, Beijing, China
Yong-Guan Zhu, Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China