Join us for the Reinventing the City conference, where we will explore sustainable urban transformations on a metropolitan scale. Scientists, policymakers, students, and industry partners will come together to share insights, inspire action, and shape the future of our cities.

About the conference
The AMS Scientific Conference (AMS Conference) explores and discusses how cities can transform themselves to become more livable, resilient and sustainable while offering economic stability. Cities are innovation hubs, where an increasing number of people live, work, recreate, interact, and care. The urban fabric is where major transitions take place, catalyzing advancements in mobility, circularity, renewable energy, climate adaptation, urban food systems and digitization. Precisely for these reasons, our cities set the agenda for improving the livability and sustainability of our world.

Cultivating transformation
To foster improved urban environments, we need scientific and societal insights into our complex urban systems, into how natural and social processes are interconnected and reach tipping points, into the good, the bad and the ugly of our cities. We need amazing discoveries, technical and social innovations to transform the ugly, leave the bad behind and reach for the good. And most of all, we need to make the city together, because WE are the city.

Theme of this year
In this second edition of “Reinventing the City”, the overarching theme will be Blueprints for messy cities? Navigating the interplay of order and complexity'. In three captivating days, we will explore ‘The good, the bad, and the ugly’ (day 1), ‘Amazing discoveries’ (day 2) and ‘We are the city’ (day 3).

Aftermovie 2022. The first edition of the 'Reinventing the City' conference took place from 16 - 18 February 2022. We look back on a very successful conference and would like to thank everyone who took part in this conference for contributing.

Mark your calendars and stay tuned for more details both here and on the conference website. We look forward to welcoming you! 


Conference Community reflections | Day 1

Scientific Conference | Day 1 | Community reflections


Conference Community reflections | Day 2

Scientific Conference | Day 2 | Community reflections


Conference Community reflections | Day 3

Scientific Conference | Day 3 | Community reflections

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