2018 China-EU Conference on Sustainable Urbanisation: Digital Xiong’an·Empowering the Future

The second high-level 2018 China-EU Conference on Sustainable Urbanisation will be held in Beijing, on 12 December 2018. The conference aims to build on and continue the previous achievements of the EU-China Urbanisation Partnership, which was agreed in May 2012 by President Barroso and Premier Li Keqiang.

China is in the processes of establishing the Xiong’an New Area and the focus of this conference will be on this initiative. The construction of the Xiongan New Area is of national significance and will support similar initiatives planned for the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone, and the Shanghai Pudong New Area. CAUPD is responsible for developing the Master Plan for Xiong’an New Area and is working on designing the digital planning platform for Xiong’an New Area. Therefore, the focus of this conference will be “Digital Xiongan Empowering the Future”.

The conference will bring together urban planners, policy makers, industry experts, practitioners, and scholars from around the world to share their insights, experience and solutions to the sustainable urbanisation development in China. The officials present at the meeting including: Director-General of the European Commission Directorate-General for Research and Innovation(DG RTD), Director-General level representative of the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology, and potentially the Minister level representative of MoHURD.

The first annual 2017 China-EU Conference on Sustainable Urbanisation was held at CAUPD on 26 October 2017. This first annual conference plays an important role in the implementation of both the EU-China Urbanisation Partnership and the Ministry of Science and Technology’s Horizon 2020 Co-Funding Mechanism as a means of facilitating future discussion, collaboration, and mutual learning between countries.


• China Academy of Urban Planning and Design of the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development (CAUPD)


• The Urban Planning Society of China (UPSC)


Special Supporter:

• Delegation of the European Union to China

• Joint Programming Initiative Urban Europe(JPI UE)

Main Conference Hall of CAUPD, N.10 Che Gong Zhuang Xi Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, Beijing 100044, China

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