Fourth C+T Conference, Vancouver, May 23-26, 2019

Spontaneous Urban Planning at the Intersection of Markets, Democracy and Science

Venue: Medical Student & Alumni Centre (MSAC), 2750 Heather St, Vancouver, V5Z 4M2. All sessions take place in Hardwick Hall


Discussion leader: Gus diZerega

Chair: David Andersson

Plenary (Fri 24, 9:00am-10:30am)

Peter Gordon: Emergent Urban Structure and Sustained Economic Development

Bottom-up Community Planning in Cities (Fri 24, 11:00am-12:30pm)

Lenore Ealy: The Spatial Dimension: Reflections on the Architecture of Community

Luis Lozano Paredes: Informality, Inverse Urbanization and Emergent Order in the Latin American Context: Toward a New Conceptualization of Urban Planning in the Global South

Urban Planning in the Context of Economic or Environmental Sustainability (Fri 24, 5:00pm-7:00pm)

Sanford Ikeda: The Scope and Limits of Urban Policy

Tom van der Voorn: Envisioning Climate-resilient Delta Cities in Times of Climate Change: A Case Study on Smart City Solutions in Rotterdam

Stefano Cozzolino: (Anti)Adaptive Neighborhoods: Planning Responsibilities and Future Challenges

Location, Collectivist Culture and the Market Order (Sat 25, 9:00am-10:30am)

Gabriele Ciampini: Hayek and Lee Kuan Yew – Spontaneous Order, Small Cities and Democracy Starting from the Case of Singapore

Marek Hudik: Does Collectivism Work? The Case of Huaxi Village

Blockchain Innovation and the Urban Economy (Sat 25, 11:00am-12:30pm)

Jason Potts and Mikayla Novak: Spatial Institutional Cryptoeconomics

Alastair Berg, Chris Berg and Aaron Lane: Exit, voice, and forking (to be presented by Potts)

Cities, Planning and the Legacy of Henry George (Sat 25, 5:00pm-6:30pm)

Laurent Dobuzinskis: Ranting about Rents – Why Tackling the Issue of Land Rents Is Not Enough to Achieve Fairness in Urban Planning and Remedying Injustices: A Game-theoretic Perspective

Fred Foldvary: Cellular Democracy as a Necessary Condition for Spontaneous Urban Planning and Order