Thematic lines


Creative Cities
The University of Central Florida
Orlando 2018

  • You may submit a proposal to any of the conference themes, either priority or general, although priority themes will receive primary consideration. When the proposals are evaluated, we may reassign some topics to another thematic category due to their close association to that category.

Priority Themes

  • LTE1 - The Smart City:

    Descriptor: Smart Cities presently form part of the reality of the new concept of urban spaces, of the city, of small towns and of our neighborhoods. Digitized processes, sensorized cities and Big Data processing are changing the spheres of action, services and citizen participation in our cities.

  • LTE2 - The Playful City:

    Descriptor: Some cities have advanced entertainment into a magnet attracting tourists and creating an image of a playful city through their theme parks, their entertainment and shopping centers, their sporting activities and cultural and scientific events, etc. by adapting what is offered to a diverse audience: children, teenagers, the young and older adults.

  • LTE3 - The City and Environmental Sustainability:

    Descriptor: The growth of the city has led to a profound consideration of sustainability, efficiency and our relationship with our natural surroundings. Present and future cities are built for energy efficiency, ability to support health, and recycling, creating green spaces, rational use of economic and social resources, and respect for international norms of sustainability and the environment, etc.

  • LTE4 - The Scientific and Technological City as a Place of Investigation and Innovation: Descriptor:

    The development of hubs or centers for investigation and technological innovation surrounding the cities does not only produce a vibrant economy and offers new opportunities, but it also creates new social dynamics, attracts talent, changes the structure and architecture of the city, and generates a cultural environment, as well as forming investigators and scientists, etc.

General Thematic

  • LT1 - The built city: theory and history of cities.
  • LT2 - The inherited city: heritage and city.
  • LT3 - The city palimpsest: destruction, reconstruction and memory of the city.
  • LT4 - The city represented: culture, art and the city.
  • LT5 - The leisure city: leisure and sport in the city (connects with LTE2).
  • LT6 - The city lived: neighborhoods, associationism, security, mobility and freedom.
  • LT7 - The city of transit: policies and actions of transport and public services in the city.
  • LT8 - The habitable city: architecture and urbanism in the city.
  • LT9 - The solidarity and accessible city: social services and integration of the disabled in the city.
  • LT10 - The city of the market: industry, commerce and economy in the city.
  • LT11 - The communicated city: city and means, object city and source of information, receiver and user of information.
  • LT12 - Citizen identity: identity and brand image in the city.
  • LT13 - The sustainable city: health, water, ecology and city (connects with LTE3).
  • LT14 - The virtual and real city: technology and the city (connects with LTE1).
  • LT15 - The city 2.0.: Social networks and the city.
  • LT16 - The city of the future: youth and city.
  • LT17 - The creative city: tradition, personality and innovation in the city.
  • LT18 - The wise city: education and the city.
  • LT19 - The egalitarian city: gender and the city.
  • LT20 - The political city: administration and administration of cities and policies with and for citizens.
  • LT21 - The silent and sound city: Music in the city.
  • LT22 - The imagined city: Cinema, literature and city.
  • LT23 - The imaginary city: Video games, comics and city.
  • LT24 - The ideal city: Utopia, intelligence and city.
  • LT25 - The desired city: Psychoanalysis and city.
  • LT26 - The safe city: Security in cities and cybersecurity.
  • LT27 - The religious city: Rite, liturgy, religious demonstrations and cities.
  • LT28 - The political city: Management and Administration of Cities. Policies for Citizens.
  • LT29 - The city advertising and advertising: advertising space, advertising and marketing on cities.
  • LT30 - The tourist city: diffusion, spaces, management and tourist actions of the city.