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Realising Just Cities Open Conference


Realising Just Cities Open Conference

Realising Just Cities: Lessons, Impacts and Outcomes

15 October 2019, Sheffield, UK

The 4th Annual Realising Just Cities Conference focuses on lessons, impacts and outcomes from a research programme designed and delivered by Mistra Urban Futures. The programme aims to co-produce knowledge and action to support sustainable urban transformations across cities in the Global North and South, working through Local Interaction Platforms that bring together researchers and city partners. This event is hosted by the Sheffield-Manchester Local Interaction Platform and will include representatives from partner cities in Buenos Aires, Cape Town, Gothenburg, Kisumu, Malmö, Shimla, and Stockholm.

Mistra Urban Futures' international comparative projects focus on issues such as city governance and participation, cultural heritage, migration, sustainable urban development, urban food systems, transport, waste management, public finance, and knowledge transfer.

Our Open Conference will take place at Cutlers Hall in Sheffield, on Tuesday 15th October, and is free to attend. 

The Conference will take place between 0900-1800 (registration from 0815) and will include plenary sessions as well as workshops and presentations in parallel sessions. For more information visit: 




What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Cutlers' Hall is located 800 metres from Sheffield Railway Station, a short walk, taxi or tram ride away. The address is: Cutlers’ Hall, Church Street S1 1HG.

If travelling by tram, take the Blue or Purple line from Sheffield Station to the Cathedral. 

Driving directions are available on Cutlers’ Hall website. Should you need it, Cutlers’ Hall offers discounted car parking with a number of QPark carparks across the City:

QPark Rockingham Street, Sheffield S1 4NL: £4 per 12 hours

QPark Charles Street, Sheffield S1 2NA: £6 per 12 hours

QPark Sheffield Station, Sheffield S1 4AA: £7 per 12 hours

To redeem the discount please scan the ticket on your way out of the Cutlers’ Hall at the machine located at reception, this will then take the car parking price down to the amount stated above. If unsure please ask a member of staff and they will be happy to assist.

The Moovit app provides useful information on public transport options.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

If you have any questions, please contact the Sheffield-Manchester conference organising team by emailing UkpDY29uZjIwMTkgfCBzaGVmZmllbGQgISBhYyAhIHVr


Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, but please save your e-ticket and keep a copy to hand as this will speed up the registration process on the day. Your e-ticket includes details of which sessions you have signed up to, so it is useful to keep a copy for your reference.


Can I update my registration information?

Yes, you can update your registration information using the ‘view and manage’ link in your confirmation email until the registration deadline of Monday 16 September.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

If you wish to transfer your ticket to another person within your organisation, please use the ‘view and manage’ link in your confirmation email to update the details of the person who will be attending.

Ticket Information Ticket Price
Open Conference General Admission Free
Late registration Free

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