Asian Urbanization Forging a Livable and Sustainable Urban Future

Vietnamese-German University January 11-13, 2024

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We are pleased to announce the 16th Asian Urbanization Conference, hosted by the Vietnamese-German University in Binh Duong Province, Vietnam. This prestigious international conference serves as a platform for researchers, practitioners, policymakers, and stakeholders to exchange knowledge, insights, and experiences on the diverse facets of urbanization in Asia. The conference aims to explore innovative ideas, discuss challenges, and identify sustainable solutions for urban development in the Asian context.

Conference Theme: “Asian Urbanization: Forging a Livable and Sustainable Urban Future”

The 16th Asian Urbanization Conference showcases the original research papers, case studies, and innovative solutions related to the conference theme, present both theoretical and empirical contributions, addressing the challenges, opportunities, and best practices in urbanization across Asian cities. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

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This conference is the latest iteration of the long-running Asian Urbanization Conference series that dates to 1985 with the most recent successful conferences in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (Vietnamese – German University) in 2019, Bangkok, Thailand (King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology-Ladkrabang; 2018), Yogyakarta, Indonesia (Gadjah Madah University; 2015), and Varanasi, India (Banares Hindu University; 2013). Local organizers have collaborated to host each of these conferences in collaboration with the Asian Urban Research Association (AURA).

Keynote Speakers

Meet Our Confirmed Keynote Speakers

Visionary Leaders and Experts Spearheading Transformative Discussions in Asian Urbanization. Join us to gain insights from their groundbreaking research and innovative approaches at AUC 2024

Program Schedule

Program Schedule

Explore our comprehensive conference schedule, meticulously designed to offer a dynamic blend of keynote speeches, panel discussions, and interactive sessions, all aimed at enriching our understanding and dialogue on Asian urbanization.

January 11, 2024

09:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 13:30
13:30 - 14:00
15:30 - 16:00

January 12, 2024

09:00 - 09:20
09:50 - 10:10
10:10 - 10:30
15:30 - 16:30
16:30 - 17:30
18:00 - 20:00
Our Venue

Vietnamese-German University

Vietnamese-German University (VGU) is emerging as a leading research university in South East Asia and a vibrant participant in the global scientific university. Since its establishment in 2008 in collaboration with a key group of German higher education institutions, VGU has offered an outstanding education to students to complement its status as a research university. 

Campus Location

Ringroad 4, Quarter 4, Thoi Hoa Ward, Ben Cat Town, Binh Duong Province, Vietnam

Phone Number

+84 (274) 222 0990

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