UCRSEA Panels Sessions at the 2018 Urban Affairs Association (UAA) Conference

April 4, 2018 - April 7, 2018

Toronto, Canada

UCRSEA Panels Sessions at the 2018 Urban Affairs Association (UAA) Conference

UCRSEA will be holding two panel sessions and presenting eight papers at the 2018 UAA Conference under the special topic, “Shaping Justice and Sustainability Within and Beyond the City’s Edge: Contestation and Collaboration in Urbanizing Regions”. These are:

Panel 1 — Climate risks management in rapidly developing cities

Organizer & Moderator: Prof. Amrita Danière

Flood Vulnerability and Resilience in Peri-Urbanizing Vietnam: A Case Study from Ninh Binh Province, Vietnam by Hue Le and Ly Bui (Vietnam National University, Vietnam)

Flood: Impact and Responses in Khon Kaen City in Thailand by Astrud Lea Beringer and Jutamas Kaewsuk (Mahasarakham University, Thailand)

Urbanization and the Master Urban Plan of Vientiane: Issues and Prospects by Thanousorn Vongpraseuth (National University of Laos, Lao PDR)

Enhancing urban climate change resilience in Southeast Asia: Lessons from the field by Amrita Daniere and Yanjun Cai (University of Toronto, Canada)

Panel 2 — Environmental policies in urban planning

Organizer: Dr. Gwenn Pulliat

Moderator: Prof. Douglas Young

Theory of Planned Behavior as framework for communicating health related climate risk in peri-urban: A case of school children in Mekong Delta in Vietnam by Quynh Anh Nguyen (National Institute for Science and Technology Policy and Strategy Studies, Vietnam)

In Pursuit of Urban Resilience: Climate Change Adaptation in Cambodian Cities by Laura Beckwith (University of Ottawa, Canada)

Despite the environment. The implementation of the environmental policy in rapidly growing Lao Cai, Vietnam by Gwenn Pulliat (University of Toronto, Canada)

Migrating towards vulnerabilities: The cascading impacts of structural violence, climate change, and migration on Myanmar labour migrants in Phuket, Thailand by Angelica de Jesus (University of Toronto, Canada)