Conference Registration is Open Now

Join us Online on December 05-13, 2020 for the 14th IACP Annual Conference

Conference Theme: Urban Innovations in the New Planning Context

Click here to see the Call for Abstracts page.

How to Register

IACP Conference Registration website is now open. The deadline of advanced registration is October 15, 2020.

Please contact IACP at regarding general issues on conference registration.

Please contact Shenzhen University at regarding issues on conference fee payment and invoices for conference participants from mainland China.

The working language for the IACP conference is English.


  1. You can find the schedule at a glance (draft, subject to change) here.
  2. The conference venue will be fully online. We will provide more detailed instructions on how to participate in the meeting online.
  3. Detailed conference schedule and program will be released in mid-November.
  4. All conference meetings will be hosted via Tencent Meeting (or Zoom) and will be broadcasted via Bilibili. Only registered conference attendees will have access to the conference via Tencent Meeting (or Zoom) and have the opportunity to participate in the meeting discussions. The public will be able to watch the meetings via Bilibili but cannot participate in meeting activities.
  5. Applications for the following five awards are open: 2020 IACP Karen R. Polenske Best Student Paper Award2020 IACP Best Student Paper Award; 2020 IACP Best Presentation Award; 2020 IACP Distinguished Service Award; 2020 IACP Rising Scholar Award; and 2020 Economic Approach in Urban Sustainability Studies Award.

Conference Registration Policy

The schedule of fees is listed below. In order to claim membership benefits for the conference this year, the membership fee must be paid before February 1 of this year. Please visit our membership status query website to check your membership status.

The key benefits include discounted registration fees and eligibility for IACP’s student awards and grants.

On/Before October 15, 2020 After October 15, 2020*
     Non-member, non-student 50 USD 100 USD
     Non-member, student 20 USD 50 USD
     Member*2, non-student Waived 100 USD
     Member*2, student Waived 50 USD
Mainland China
     Non-member, non-student 350 RMB 700 RMB
     Non-member, student 150 RMB 350 RMB
     Member*2, non-student Waived 700 RMB
     Member*2, student Waived 350 RMB

*1 Oversea includes those attendees who work/study outside of mainland China. This includes attendees who work/study in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macao.
*2 Member refers to the one who has membership paid by February 1, 2020. Please check the membership information and payment methods at the IACP membership status query website.

* The Conference will NOT schedule presentation for participants who register after November 15, 2020.

Reimbursements of conference registration fee: Prior to November 15 of this year, full reimbursements will be granted, less a 20% administrative fee. No reimbursements will be granted after November 15.

Payment Methods for Participants outside of mainland China

You may need to pay your registration fee via Paypal and upload the Paypal receipt as a proof of payment.

Payment Methods for Participants from Mainland China

Conference participants from mainland China pay their registration fee to our local host Shenzhen University. You can wire/transfer your registration fee to the bank account listed below. You are also required to complete a short survey (click here or copy-paste the following link to your internet browser: ) so your payment can be appropriated recorded.


账号:7510 6834 9676


Note: Please contact IACP at regarding general issues on conference registration.
Please contact Shenzhen University at regarding issues on conference fee payment and invoices for conference participants from mainland China.

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马亮 (Dr. Liang Ma) 北京大学城市与环境学院 助理教授、研究员、博士生导师 Assistant Professor, College of Urban and Environmental Sciences, Peking University Dr Ma is assistant professor of urban planning in the College of Urban and Environment Studies at Peking University. Dr Ma received his Ph.D. in Urban Studies and Planning from Nohad Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning at …

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Prof. Yeran Sun – IACP Faculty Highlights

孙晔然( Dr Yeran Sun) 英国斯旺西大学理学院地理系助理教授 Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, College of Science, Swansea University, UK 2008年获得西北大学城市与环境学院地理信息系统专业学士,2011年获得中国科学院地理科学与资源研究所地图学与地理信息系统专业硕士,2015年获得德国海德堡大学地理所地理学(地理信息科学)专业博士。毕业后曾任英国格拉斯哥大学城市大数据中心博士后研究员。 Dr. Sun received a Bachelor in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in 2004 from the School of Urbanology and Environmental Science at Northwest University (China) and a Master of Science in Cartography and Geographic Information Systems in 2005 from …

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Prof. Tingting Lu – IACP Faculty Highlights

卢婷婷 (Tingting Lu, Ph.D.) 上海交通大学国际与公共事务学院 School of International and Public Affairs, Shanghai Jiao Tong University 2016年获得伦敦大学学院城市规划博士学位,2017年至今任职于上海交通大学国际与公共事务学院,担任公共经济与社会政策系副系主任, 兼任中国城市治理研究院双聘研究员。 Tingting Lu received her doctoral degree of urban planning from Bartlett School of Planning in University College London in 2016. She has become a faculty member of School of International and Public Affairs in Shanghai Jiao Tong University …

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