After the Faculty of Arts and Architecture and Department of Urban Development of University of Mazandaran declared their readiness to host the researchers of the German University of Duisburg-Essen and the Urban Systems Center of Duisburg-Essen for holding workshops and short-term courses in UMZ, engineers and students of this field attended the conference hall of the Faculty of Arts on Saturday and Monday this week. The workshops were held with the support of German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and Mazandaran Construction Engineering Organization on April 28-29.
The main subjects of this workshop consisted of:
· Urban Development Control Systems
· Sustainable Urban and Regional Transport Control Systems
The conference started with the participation of important Iranian figures in the field of Urban Planning and Development. During the conference, the academic team of University of Duisenberg-Essen which consisted of Prof Dr. Alexander Schmidt , the head of Interdisciplinary Research Center and Urban Systems of Duisburg-Essen, Dr Nasrollah Mojdehi, from Hamburg Municipality, Dr. Sonia Helali Milani from University of Duisburg-Essen, and Mr. Shahram Sadeghi from the Transportation and Environment Research Center of University of Duisburg-Essen, gave scientific presentations and ran Q&A sessions with the Iranian audience.
In the first workshop which was held on Saturday, Prof. Dr. Schmidt and Mr. Sadeghi discussed the two subjects of Urban Policy and Identity and concluded their presentation with a Q&A session which lasted more than two hours. In the second day, three different meetings regarding the topics of Urban Transportations, the Future of Transportation in Cities, and finally the System of Urban Planning in Germany were held with the presence of Dr. Mojdehi, Dr. Helali Milani and Prof Dr. Schmidt, respectively. The workshop came to an end with the hosts granting certificates to the German delegation.
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