SLU Urban Futures' hub in Ultuna, located at the Department of Urban and Rural Development, is coordinated by Andrew Gallagher.
On the 14th of June 2022, we gathered for a conference at Campus Ultuna in Uppsala. International speakers from a variety of disciplines reflected on practices, policies, and processes that shape urban transformation, with an extra focus on sustainable urban food systems. Read summaries of the presentations here.
Four keynote speakers at the conference 'Getting our Cities Right' in Uppsala on the 14th of June 2022, answer the question: From your perspective and background, what would be the three key ways to get our cities right?
Food and Cities is a collaboration between SLU Future Food and SLU Urban Futures. The project explores the systemic relations between food systems and urban development and how these relationships influence the transformation toward sustainable societies.
The Uppsala Municipality Collaboration aim to strengthen collaboration between SLU and Uppsala Municipality and to create synergies between the work of the municipality and the research conducted at SLU that will have mutual benefits for both organisations and society at large.
The focus for the summit 2019 was 'Healthy Urban Childhoods'. SLU Urban Futures co-hosted the event together with Petter Åkerblom.