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Innovative Society Transformation

Published: 11 November 2011

- Conference on the relocation of Kiruna, the 30/11-1/12 at the Ice Hotel!

The Conference "Innovative Cociety Transformation" will be held on 30 November and 1 December at the Ice Hotel in Jukkasjärvi, Kiruna. The conference is primarily aimed at community builders and planners at all levels, ie, consultants, officers, politicians, etc. The purpose of the conference is to communicate the latest findings in the field of innovative social transformation. The conference is at the end of the reporting of the major research project New Giron, who addressed a range of challenges Kiruna - with the move of the city - are facing.

  • Sustainable urban development in an international perspective? Ulf Ranhagen, Professor of Urban Planning, Sweco
  • How does the passive house in cold climate?
  • Snowpower! Sweden is characterized by long periods of cold weather. How can cities be designed so that the winter is to be as attractive resource pre-only, leisure and movement?

The conference starts at 8:30 on 30 November and ends with lunch on December 1. The first day is devoted to lectures and other days of workshops.

Are you interested in participating, please contact Angelica Nilson at Luleå University either through mail angelica.nilsson @ or telephone 0920-49 13:47 no later than 21 November 2011.

A warm welcome to Kiruna!