New Towns, New Cities: Places of Diversity and Innovation

June 27 – 1 July 2017 
Milton Keynes, UK

The International New Town Institute and The Academy of Urbanism have come together to mark the 50th anniversary of Milton Keynes with a co-designed joint-program of events proposing a reflection on New Towns as places of diversity and innovation.

The three-day program is part of a wider CityFest taking place in Milton Keynes from June 26 to July 1st, and includes:

• The International New Town Day Conference exploring the relation between migration and urban dynamics and looking at ‘New Towns as Cities of Comings and Goings’ (June 28),
• The Academy of Urbanism Symposium ‘New Towns: What’s Next? examining the way places respond to changing lifestyles and technological innovations (June 30)
• A joint INTI/AoU day of city tours, discussions and an evening drinks reception during which participants will discover and understand the roots and soul of the 50-year-old Milton Keynes: its past, present and future (June 29)
• The INTI London Tour exploring London-South from the perspective of migration and its relation to new town developments.

PROGRAM IN DETAIL
Check out more info about the program and speakers’ profiles day by day on the partners’ websites:
International New Town Day ‘‘New Towns as Cities of Comings and Goings’ and London Tour (www.newtowninstitute.org/spip.php?article1173)
The Academy of Urbanism Symposium ‘New Towns: What’s Next?’ (www.academyofurbanism.org.uk/events/milton-keynes-symposium)

Registrations are open at:
www.destinationmiltonkeynes.co.uk/Conferencing/City-fest
If you are interested in participating, or if you would like to receive more information, please contact:
INTI at internationalnewtownday@newtowninstitute.org
AoU at sg@academyofurbanism.org.uk