Welcome to the Congress!

With urbanization continuing at pace and a globalizing economy, metropolitan areas are morphing into megacities. How does scale become power and define new global roles for megacities? What can urban planning and development strategies do to promote liveability, well-being, sustainability, innovation and responsive governance for their dwellers? Come to Jakarta, one of the largest and fastest sinking cities in the world, to explore contemporary challenges that megacities face and solutions that work on the ground.

Join us at the plenaries and discover your global community of urban professionals in the tracks.

Track 1: LIMITLESS CITIES and urban futures: planning for scale
Track 2: BESIDES THE MEGACITY and other cities: planning for balance
Track 3: LIVEABLE PLACES and healthy cities: planning for people
Track 4: KNOWLEDGE ECONOMIES and identity: planning for culture
Track 5: SMART FUTURES and sustainability: planning for innovation
Track 6: CHANGING ENVIRONMENT and risk: planning for resilience
Track 7: URBAN GOVERNANCE and planning profession: planning for future

Watch the closing plenary:

ISOCARP/IAP Jakarta Declaration

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Congress Venue

Hotel Borobudur Jakarta is the finest luxury 5-star hotel in Jakarta, strategically located close to public transport in the city center. The venue offers more than 10 types of rooms, including a large gala room, ballroom, exclusive meeting rooms, and various support facilities.

Hotel Borobudur Jakarta

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Our Event App

Using the event app, attendees can:
  • Update their profile
  • Manage their personal schedule and check-in to sessions
  • Set up 1-to-1 meetings with fellow attendees
  • View sponsors and exhibitors and their representatives, send requests to get their contact details
  • Engage in discussions on the forum

Exhibitors can:
Use the in-built QR code scanner to scan attendees QR code on their badges and save to their list of vCards (leads). Later those vCards can be exported into Phonebook or in Excel format.


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ISOCARP Head Office

Laan van Meerdervoort 70
Room 3.18/3.20
2517 AN, The Hague
The Netherlands

Tel: +31 (70) 346 2654
Email: congress@isocarp.org