SURE Pre-Conference Summer School
"Urban Ecology in Practice: transdisciplinarity and major frontiers for cities in 2050"
30 June – 5 July 2020 in Berlin, Germany
Organizer: Dr. Salman Qureshi (email@example.com) Co-organizers: Prof. Dr. Dagmar Haase, Prof. Dr. Jürgen Breuste Venue: Institute of Geography, Humboldt University of Berlin, Rudower Chaussee 16, 12489 Berlin,
Germany Time: 30 June – 5 July 2020 in Berlin, Germany. Sub-themes:
Cities, morphological dynamics and resource competition
Nature-based solutions – trauma, health and reparation through nature
Urban agriculture, green roofs, vertical greening and food security
Environmental social movements and conflicts: climate change policy
Cities, technological innovations, design and telecoupling
Remote sensing and GIS application in urban environment
Urban ecological modelling and geostatistics
Target audience: MS/PhD students, Postdocs and professionals engaged in city planning and decision making around the world (max. 40 participants) Pre-requisite for participants:
interest in quantitative and qualitative analysis of complex land systems
Interest in science-practice interfaces
Basic knowledge in ArcGIS
Personal computer (laptop) with ArcGIS installed
SURE Members: €250, Non-members: €300
The fee should be paid in advance as bank transfer to the following bank account by 10 May 2020:
Bank account details:
Account title: SURE Summer School 2020
IBAN: BE69 9670 5032 5178
Please write your “full name” and “Summer School Berlin” as purpose (reference) of transfer
(e.g. Last Name_First Name_Summer School Berlin).
The fee includes coffee breaks, refreshments, lunches and teaching/learning material.
Fee also includes the travel to and from excursion sites.
Students from less developed economies can apply for a discount. They are required to submit an application together with the registration form. The decision for fee discount will be made on case-by-case basis.