Fifth Conference on Urban Planning and Management:

Fifth conference on Urban Planning and Management with the aim of creating an opportunity to gather researchers, managers and professionals in Urban affairs to exchange information and viewpoints and to utilize new research achievements and executive experiences was held by Research Center of Islamic City Council, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad and Municipality on (25-26/April), 2013 in conference Hall of Ferdowsi University of Mashhad.

Mr Shir Mohammadi, President of time of Islamic City Council was chairman of conference and Mr Hadi Azami, Faculty member of Geography Group of Ferdowsi University was the secretary of conference.

Topics of Conference:

_Urban Planning and Management

_Urban Society and Culture

_Urban Security

_Urban Economy

_Architecture and Urbanism

_Special matters for Religious cities with emphasis on Mashhad Metropolis.

Description of Conference:

Totally 450 articles were received from which 184 cases were approved by scientific and judgment committee of this conference. It is necessary to mention, 45 articles were presented as lectures.

Number of participants:

There were 650 participants from whom, many people were academics, members of Islamic City Council, Mayors, Municipality experts and other experts of Organs such as Governor, Organization of Planning and Budget, Engineering Organization, Private Companies on Urban Management and construction and etcetera.