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SUE-MoT Conference 2009 - Second International Conference on Whole Life Urban Sustainability and Its Assessment - 22-24 April 2009 - Loughborough, UK

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Papers are available online through the conference papers listing page.

A half day pre-conference workshop was being held for PhD students - please see the PhD workshop details page for more information.

Most parallel sessions last 1 hour 45 minutes and contain four presentation slots, with each slot consisting of 15 minutes for the presentation followed by 10 minutes for questions. Please see the campus map for the location of the Frank Gibb and Henry Ford buildings, and the map of the Henry Ford building to see where individual sessions are being held.

Day 1 — Wednesday 22 April (Sir Frank Gibb Building, Loughborough University)

12.30–13.30Registration and lunch for PhD workshop (Atrium)
13.30–17.20PhD workshop (Seminar room)
17.00–18.30Conference registration opens and cocktail reception (Atrium)

Day 2 — Thursday 23 April (Henry Ford Building, Loughborough University)

8.00–9.30Registration continues and coffee (Reception area, food court)
9.30–11.15Opening plenary (Theatre)
Welcome to the University and Conference
  • Professor Andrew Price (Loughborough University)
  • Professor Malcolm Horner (University of Dundee)
  • Mr Paul Everall (SUE-MoT Steering Committee Chair, LABC)

Keynote speeches
  • Peter Head (Director of Global Planning, Arup)
  • Nigel Ingram (Director of Development and Property Services, Joseph Rowntree Foundation)
  • Lynne Sullivan (RIBA, Partner, sustainableBYdesign LLP)
11.15–11.30Coffee break (Food court)
11.30–13.15Parallel Session 1
  Urban sustainability assessment, theory, risks and complexity (Theatre)
Evaluation of a project for the radical transformation of the Port of Genoa according to Community Impact Evaluation (CIE) (173)
Development of a visual whole life-cycle energy assessment framework for built environment (823)
Urban planning and design methods for sustainable development (591)
Barriers to the adoption of sustainability assessment tools in strategic decision making (1371)
Urban planning and design for sustainability (Monaco - Indianapolis)
The role of park planning in enhancing the quality of urban environments (1153)
Design, regeneration and quality of life (743)
How to design a city in five easy steps: exploring VivaCity2020’s process and tools for urban design decision-making (253)
Social capital in urban environments: intersection of theory, research and practice literature (1331)
Urban sustainability: Case studies (Brands Hatch - Hockenheim)
Slum rehabilitation in the context of urban sustainability: a case study of Mumbai, India (1291)
Environmental impact assessment as a tool for urban environmental planning and management in Brazil -- a case of a mid-sized city (971)
Interdisciplinary suitability analysis of prospective areas for low-rise housing in Tyumen suburbs (Tyumen region, Russia) (1103)
13.15–14.15Lunch (Food court)
14.15–16.00Parallel Session 2
  Urban sustainability assessment, theory, risks and complexity (Theatre)
A fairer place? A prototype framework for assessing the environmental equity implications of proposed urban developments in the UK (343)
`Measuring' sustainable living agendas (443)
Sustainable residential aged care: the influence of environment on carer work satisfaction and stress levels (723)
Action for sustainability: challenges facing Syrian plan for sustainable urban development (921)
Urban sustainability and move to low carbon development (Monaco - Indianapolis)
London’s energy system: assessing the quality of urban sustainability indicators using the service niche approach (153)
London’s energy system: prospects for using the service niche approach in current indicator practice (163)
Future changes in the carbon intensity of grid electricity and its effect on the carbon emissions from domestic electric heating solutions (611)
Enabling low carbon living in UK housing developments (711)
Sustainable buildings: design, performance and assessment (Brands Hatch - Hockenheim)
Daylight simulation for sustainable urban office building design in Dhaka, Bangladesh: decision-making for internal blind configurations (933)
Development of trade-off algorithm with AHP for building life cycle cost and building environmental assessment (1191)
Assessment of thermal comfort inside primary governmental classrooms in hot-dry climates Part I -- a case study from Egypt (1341)
Assessment of thermal comfort inside primary governmental classrooms in hot-dry climates Part II -- a case study from Egypt (1351)
16.00–16.15Coffee break (Food court)
16.15–17.30Parallel Session 3
  Sustainable buildings: design, performance and assessment (Theatre)
Sustainable building production in practice and in education (1203)
The role of parametric modelling and environmental simulation in delivering sustainable healthcare buildings (1003)
Measuring the environmental performance of office space: a Bristol case study (371)
Urban planning and design for sustainability (Monaco - Indianapolis)
Sustainable mobility and urban planning: the application of the Analytic Network Process for the assessment of different transport scenarios (541)
URBA project: developing new urban housing concepts in the Helsinki metropolitan area (1281)
How does a regional town make successful sustainable urban design decisions (243)
Stakeholder participation (Brands Hatch - Hockenheim)
Peoples’ participation in sustainable community development (1001)
Stakeholder engagement in sustainable housing refurbishment in UK (1221)
A proposal for discursive methods of stakeholder involvement in healthcare project decision-making (423)
19.30–23.00Cocktail reception and conference dinner (Quorn Country Club, Loughborough)

Day 3 — Friday 24 April (Sir Frank Gibb Building, Loughborough University)

8.45–9.15Registration continues and coffee (Reception area, food court)
9.15–9.30Speech by Professor Shirley Pearce, Vice-Chancellor, Loughborough University (Theatre)
9.30–11.15Parallel Session 4
  Urban sustainability assessment, theory, risks and complexity (Theatre)
Mapping the sustainability of small business locations (851)
Application of analytic network process to assess risks in urban regeneration projects (871)
Towards an urban ecosystem sustainability assessment tool (1101)
Accelerating adoption and use of sustainability tools and metrics: the role of change initiators (1311)
Urban planning and design for sustainability (Monaco - Indianapolis)
Impact of parking design on the quality of residential life: a case study of residential car parking in Milton Keynes, UK (953)
The interplay of market forces and government action in the achievement of urban sustainability: the case of Auckland, New Zealand (393)
Second Egypt and sustainable future: challenges? (1163)
Sustainable urban planning in Iran (493)
Urban sustainability assessment, theory, risks and complexity: Social aspects (Brands Hatch - Hockenheim)
Diversity, homogeneity or ‘just us!’: theorising contexts and contents for sustainable inter-community dialogue (1033)
Social inclusion and sustainable urban environments: an analysis of the urban and regional planning literature (351)
Social sustainability: a review and critique of traditional versus emerging themes and assessment methods (391)
Public participation in Malaysian district local planning system (381)
11.15–11.30Coffee break (Food court)
11.30–12.45Parallel Session 5
  Urban sustainability assessment, theory, risks and complexity (Theatre)
Once upon a climate: arid urban utopia of passive cooling and the diversity of sustainable forms (1201)
Enhancing urban sustainability through novel visualisation (923)
The urban green volume — how to calculate (1071)
Sustainable buildings: design, performance and assessment (Monaco - Indianapolis)
Assessment of the embodied CO2 in buildings towards a sustainable building design and construction (533)
Incorporating an economic measure into Ecohomes (793)
Energy profiling in the life-cycle assessment of buildings (801)
Information management (Brands Hatch - Hockenheim)
Mapping sustainability assessment in relation to the life-cycle of a university campus project (403)
Mapping the knowledge flow during sustainability assessment within a university campus project (413)
Spatial information infrastructure and tracking and tackling urban inequalities in India (433)
12.45–13.45Lunch (Food court)
13.45–15.00Parallel Session 6
  Urban sustainability assessment, theory, risks and complexity (Theatre)
Whole life sustainability of the design of tourist resorts: a coastal alteration prediction model (CAP) using GIS and statistical tools (191)
Incorporating energy use into the economic level of leakage model (641)
GIS analyses of low density urban areas — how much surface per floor space? (1061)
Urban planning and design for sustainability (Monaco - Indianapolis)
Upgrading informal settlements in Egypt towards a sustainable urban development (1113)
Adamstown: a sustainable new town for Co. Dublin, Ireland? (233)
Design and Access Statements as an assessment tool to promote quality sustainable development: reflections on practice in NE England (453)
Urban sustainability assessment, theory, risks and complexity: Environmental aspects (Brands Hatch - Hockenheim)
Accounting for sustainability: implementing a residential emissions reduction strategy using an approach that combines qualitative and quantitative ‘indicators’ of sustainability (593)
Analysis of the environmental control elements in sustainable residential area planning in China (503)
Faecal sludge (FS) emptying and transport: a sustainable link in urban on-plot sanitation management (461)
15.00–15.30Closing plenary session - taking SUE-MoT forward (Theatre)

Programme last updated at 12:07, 22 April 2009.

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