Training for Circular Economy in the Construction and Furniture Sectors

25th APDR Congress on Circular Economy, Urban Metabolism and Regional Development, Lisbon 5-6 July 2018

The Call for Papers and Special Session Proposals is now open! The 25th APDR Congress, will be held at the Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas da Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal, from July 5 to July 6, 2018.

The Theme of the Conference is Circular Economy, Urban Metabolism and Regional Development: Challenges for a Sustainable Future

The sub-themes are:
• RS01 – Conceptualisation and models in regional development
• RS02 – Territorial development policies for circularity
• RS03 – Strategies of Circular Economy
• RS04 – Technological innovation, new products and business models
• RS05 – Regional innovation, clusters and ecosystems
• RS06 – Reverse cycles and innovation in logistics
• RS07 – Sectoral policies and circularity
• RS08 – Circular Economy and labour markets
• RS09 – Circular Economy and promotion of territories
• RS10 – Management of urban and peri-urban metabolism
• RS11 – Energy production and consumption for a sustainable fu-ture
• RS12 – Urban regeneration, real estate markets and Circular Economy
• RS13 – Cities and spatial planning in the Circular Economy
• RS14 – Management of resources and natural systems
• RS15 – Conserve and sustainable use of the oceans, seas and marine resources
• RS16 – Production, consumption and food waste in the context of the Circular Economy
• RS17 – Circular Economy and Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)

Deadline for Special Session proposals: March 31th, 2018. Proposals should be sent by to the secretariat of the Congress (

Deadline for Abstracts submissions: May 6th, 2018. Abstracts should be submitted electronically, using the platform available on the Conference website:

All information at the congress website: