The International Forum on Urbanism Committee appreciates your submission and looks forward to your attendance. Please note the important information below:


Paper Submission


Authors will be notified of the acceptance of full papers by July 15th 2013. Those who have received the notification of acceptance will be required to submit the paper before August 31st, 2013 with the indication of your code (don’t wait until the last days). Please be aware that papers will only be published if the participants have fulfilled the requirements of registration and payment.

As full papers will be published in the conference proceedings, please observe the following submission requirements for the preparation of the publication:


-        The full paper of maximum 10 pages in English and as a word –file (.doc not .docx). Graphics and other images should be included within the 10 pages.


-        An additional compressed package of all the original figures/images/pictures that you have imported into your paper in .jpg or .pdf files with the resolution of 200 dpi.  All imagery should be marked with the same figure number as they appear in the papers.


-         Please name the word file and all figures according to the following order:


                code_surname_first name_title/figure number.doc

                  Example word file:  A001_Smith_John_CREATIVERENAISSANCE.doc

                  Example figure:  A001_Smith_John_image001.jpg       


Paper Template: download here (.doc)

Those authors whose communications have been accepted for the Full Paper Presentation should prepare their PowerPoint presentation for a maximum duration of 15 minutes, which will be presented in the parallel sessions.



    1. Urban Evolution with Culture and Creative Industries
      Creativity and Urban Evolution
      Reindustrialization with Culture
      Technological Innovation and the New Economy
    2. Urban Space for Smart Living
      Innovative Governance under Metropolregion Integration
      Harmony and Eco-friendliness in Urban Living
      Cognition, Affection, and Interaction in Creative Community and City
    3. Creative Urbanism
      Creative Pattern Language
      Heritage as Media for Urban Cohesion
      Micro-Macro: Network Urban and Architecture




Submission Address

 We prefer electronic submissions to be sent to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and please make sure you highlight the subject of the e-mail asIFoU2013, sub-theme (your choice)’. If you have any questions, please contact us via e-mail on: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (but please do not send your abstract to this e-mail address).

 If you have any difficulty in sending us your paper or questions via e-mail, please contact us or send your abstract by post or fax to:

 National Cheng Kung University

 College of Planning and Design

 No.1, University Road, Tainan City 70101

 Taiwan (Republic of China)


Fax: +886-6-2754943



Important Dates

Deadline for abstract submission


Notification of acceptance


Deadline for full paper and poster submission


Deadline for early bird registration


Deadline for late registration 


Deadline for refund request


Conference dates 

30th June, 2013


15th July, 2013


31st August , 2013


15th August, 2013


15th September, 2013


15th September, 2013


7th11th October, 2013





Full-time Fee


Early bird fee (before 15th August 2013)  


Last call fee (before 15th September  2013.)


Staff members of the IFoU-network universities


Members of NCKU CPD alliance            


Conference Pass (four days, student rate)















Daily pass






Full-time Fee includes:

- Admission to all sessions of the conference (10/08-11)

- Coffee-breaks and Lunches (10/08-11)

- Reception Party (10/07)

- Cultural Tour (10/08 afternoon)

- Welcome Dinner (10/08) and Conference Party (10/10)


As a reminder, please register until August 15th, 2013 under the early bird, or until September 15th, 2013 under the last call fee registration category. 


 Daily pass Fee includes:

- dmission to one day of the conference

- Coffee-break and Lunch (one day only)

- Cultural Tour: charge another USD 20 per person (to pay on 10/08)

- Dinner: charge another USD 30 per person (to pay on 10/08)


 Membership Fee:

Participants from countries with low GDP (<15000USD per capita), as indicated by International Monetary Fund criteria (Please refer to the following website:,,

receive 50% off registration all fee. 



  All refunds are subject to a 25% administrative fee