CABERNET 2005: The International Conference on
Managing Urban Land - 1st Announcement
CABERNET 2005: The International Conference on Managing Urban Land   
13-15 April 2005  
Waterfront Hall Conference Centre, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK   
Dear Colleagues  
The International Conference on Managing Urban Land is presented by CABERNET ( and Laganside Corporation (, 
in association with University of Nottingham, UK and Umweltbundesamt (Federal Environmental Agency), Germany. It will be held on 13-15 April 2005 at the Belfast
Waterfront Hall Conference Centre, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK. The challenges and opportunities faced by the multitude of stakeholders involved in land management include: engaging communities, decreasing social
segregation and exclusion, re-using abandoned and derelict sites, stimulating inner city investment, reducing land consumption rates, managing the urban-rural
fringe and the subsurface, preserving cultural heritage, ensuring mobility transportation and traffic flow, and delivering high quality urban living.
The aim of the conference is to bring together the wide range of professionals managing urban land to share good practice experience, problem-solving knowledge,
and the application of new techniques and tools. The conference will highlight current thinking and future trends in innovative land management and is intended
to help inform current public and private sector decision-making. The outcomes of the conference will formally feed into a number of European research and
policy initiatives. The best of the submitted papers will be peer reviewed and published in Urban Land Management, a new journal focusing on land management
and regeneration issues. Please see the conference website for further information and updates: ... alternatively please contact the
Organising Committee (see contact address below). We look forward to receiving your abstracts and seeing you in Belfast next year! Kind regards, Dr Kate Millar, CABERNET Coordinator Detlef Grimski, Umweltbundesamt, Germany Dr Paul Nathanail, University of Nottingham, UK Kyle Alexander, Laganside Corporation, Northern Ireland, UK Dr Uwe Ferber, Projektgruppe Stadt und Entwicklung, Germany FURTHER INFORMATION AND THE 2ND CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT To receive the 2nd Conference Announcement containing further details on registration and the conference programme please e?mail or fax your contact details
(including e?mail and postal address) to: E-mail: or Fax: +44 (0)115 951 4320 CONTACT DETAILS If you have any questions regarding the above information please do not hesitate to contact the Organising Committee: Dr Kate Millar, Land Quality Management Group (LQMG) University of Nottingham University Park Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK Tel: +44 (0)115 951 4182 Fax: +44 (0)115 951 4320 E-mail:
Posted: 27/07/2004 By: Lee Oliver