The 2019 Edition of the National Conference is the 50th (Golden) scheduled to hold in Ibadan, Oyo State from Monday, 28th October to Friday, 1st November, 2019.
It is designed to assemble leading urban and regional planning professionals in academia, public and private practice, as well as, scientists, urban administrators, researchers, political office holders at all levels of governance, real estate developers and consultants, ICT specialists and other service providers.
It will afford the opportunity to exchange views and share experiences and research results, and to have an exchange of ideas on various aspects of human settlement planning, development and management. It will provide an inter-disciplinary forum for researchers, practitioners, administrators, and educators to present and discuss the challenges encountered and seek solutions that would benefit physical planning and development in our urban and rural settlements.
The theme for this year’s conference is:
REGENERATING NIGERIAN CITIES FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
The National Conference Planning Committee hereby calls for submission of high quality papers on the Conference sub-themes for presentation during the Conference. The papers are expected to be original, conceptual, constructive, empirical, practical, experimental or theoretical in presentation.
Final paper presentations shall be on A4 paper double line spacing, New Times Roman font of 12 points and not exceeding 15 pages, including references. The following are further required:
- Papers must be appropriately referenced;
- Illustrations (features, maps, diagrams) in colours must be clear and distinct;
- Presenters are also required to prepare PowerPoint submissions not exceeding 15 slides, including the cover and appreciation slides; and
- All would-be presenters are expected to register to participate in the Conference.
All submitted Conference papers in soft copy, will be subjected to blind peer review by competent reviewers.
All corrected contributions must reach the Conference Planning Committee on or before Friday, 21st June, 2019 to qualify for inclusion in the Conference Papers e-publication in flash drives, while outstanding presentations may be recommended to the Editorial Board for inclusion in the Journal of the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP).
Tpl. Sani Daniel FNITP
NATIONAL PUBLIC RELATIONS SECRETARY (NPRS)