International conference: Risk Reduction for Resilient Cities

RRRC2016_Program.pdf [55K]

The conference will be held on November 3 – November 4, 2016 at the “Ion Mincu” University of Architecture and Urbanism in Bucharest, Romania.

The event is part of national research project “Urban blocks in central protected area in multiple hazard approach – assessment, mapping and strategies for risk mitigation. Case study: Bucharest destructured zone by razing occuring in the communist period” (URBASRISK), financed by UEFISCDI, a public body under the authority of Romanian Ministry of Education and Scientific Research.

Participants will find out the latest discoveries in research and build collaborations with researchers abroad. They will experience beautiful Bucharest. The 2016 conference offers due recognition to great achievements of individuals and institutions in the production, promotion, and use of the research.


“Ion Mincu” University of Architecture and Urbanism (UAUIM)

The National Institute for Research and Development in Constructions, Urban Planning and Sustainable Spatial Development – URBAN-INCERC

Partner institutions

  • Academy of Technical Sciences from Romania – ASTR
  • Ministry of Education and Scientific Research – MECS
  • National Authority for Scientific Research and Innovation – ANCS – UEFISCDI
  • Ministry of Regional Development and Public Administration – MDRAP
  • General Inspectorate for Emergency Situations – ISU
  • Technical University of Civil Engineering of Bucharest – UTCB
  • Union of Architects in Romania – UAR
  • Architects’ Order from Romania – OAR
  • Register of Urban Planners from Romania – RUR


June 10, 2016 Application opening
October 5, 2016 Abstracts submission deadline
October 7, 2016 Notification of abstracts acceptance
October 7, 2016 Promo Installment Payment
October 16, 2016 Submission of full paper
October 17, 2016 Final Payment Deadline
October 20, 2016 Communication of the results
November 3-4, 2016 Conference dates