Seventh Conference on Urban Planning and Management:

Seventh conference on Urban Planning and Management with the aim of creating an opportunity to gather thinkers, 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 (11-12/November) 2015 in conference Hall of Ferdowsi University of Mashhad.

Mr Entezari Heravi, President of time of Islamic City Council was chairman of conference and Dr. Baratali Khakpour, Faculty member of Geography Group of Ferdowsi University was the secretary of conference.

Topics of Conference:

_City Development Strategies

_Islamic-Iranian City

_Urban Planning and Management

_Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage

_Urban Transportation

_Crisis Management and Urban Security

_Urban Society and Culture

_Urban Economy

_Architecture and Urbanism

_Blighted Areas and Informal settlements

_Smart city

_Special Matters of Mashhad Metropolis

Special-Scientific Panels and Round Tables:

.Presenting the experiences of Qazvin and Karaj cities in terms of City Development Strategies

.Final Panel with subject of CDS

Academic Workshops:

*Analysis of concept of Space Syntax Theory concerning on Modeling in Architecture and Urban Spaces

*Recreation of Sustainable Urban Spaces

*Foundation of cultural and social attachments

*Islamic-Iranian Pattern of Urbanism

Description of Conference:

Totally 420 articles were received from which 204 cases were approved by scientific and judgment committee of this conference.

It is necessary to mention, 36 articles were presented as lectures.

Number of participants:

There were 900 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.