Cities - People - Places

7th International Conference on Cities, People and Places (ICCPP-2019)

'Caring and Managing Cities':

Transforming futures

November 14th–16th, 2019

Sri Lanka Foundation Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka



Day 1

Thursday , 14 November, 2019


03:15 p.m     Arrival of Guests and registration
03:30 p.m.   Arrival of the Keynote Speakers

02:00 p.m.   Arrival of the Chief Guest:

03:35 p.m.   Procession Proceeds to Auditorium
04:00 p.m.   Lighting of the Traditional Oil Lamp
04:10 p.m.   National Anthem
04:15 p.m.   Ceremonial Inauguration of ICCPP- 2019
                    Theme Video Presentation
04:20 p.m.   Welcome Address by Conference Chair- ICCPP2019
04:30 p.m.   Address by Head of the Department of Architecture
04:35 p.m.   Address by Dean of the Faculty of Architecture
04:40 p.m.   Address by Vice Chancellor of the University of Moratuwa

04.50 p.m.   Presentation on the pre-conference Urban Design Students's Workshop 2019

05.00 p.m.   Address by Chief Guest-

05.15 p.m.   Keynote Speaker 1:

05.35 p.m.   Keynote Speaker 2:  
05.50 p.m.   Keynote Speaker 3:  

06:05 p.m.   Vote of Thanks

06.30 p.m.   Sri Lankan Cutural Pageant
07:30 p.m.   Conference Dinner

Day 2

Friday , 15 November, 2019


08.30-08.45 a.m.   Conference Registration

08:45-08.55 a.m.   Arrival of the Keynote Speakers

08.55-09.00 a.m.   Procession Proceeds to Auditorium                                                      

09:00-09.05 a.m.   Lighting of the Traditional Oil Lamp

09:05-09.10 a.m.   National Anthem

09.10-09.15 a.m.   Theme Video

09.15-09.20 a.m.   Welcome speech by Conference Chair

09.20-09.30 a.m.   Presentation on the pre-conference Student's Urban Design Workshop - 2019

09.30-10.10 a.m.    Keynote speech 1:

10.10-10.40 a.m.    Keynote speech 2:                     

10.40-11.10 a.m.    Keynote speech 3:                               

11.10-11.20 a.m.    Tea break

11.20-01.00 p.m.    Parallel Sessions- Session-1A, 1B, 1C, 1D

01.00-01.45 p.m.    Lunch

01.45-03.15 p.m.    Parallel Sessions- Session-2A, 2B, 2C, 2D

03.15-03.30 p.m.    Tea break

03.30-05.00 p.m.    Parallel Sessions-3A, 3B, 3C, 3D

05.00-05.05 p.m.    All participants get together at the Main Auditorium

05.05-05.35 p.m.    Discussion, concluding remarks

05.35-05.40 p.m.   Vote of thanks

06.00 p.m.              END of the Program (Day 2)

Day 3

Saturday , 16 November 2019

CULTURAL TOURS(Tour registration required)

06.00a.m. – 07.30p.m.   Tour Option 1- Sigiriya Ancient City, Archaeological/Cultural tour

06.00a.m. – 07.30p.m.    Tour Option 2- Geoffrey Bawa Garden/Architecture, Galle City -Southern tour


END of the Program (Day 3)




'UoM Urban Lab''Center for Cities'


Department of Architecture, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka



Department of Urban Planning, University of Alberta, Canada



Department of Architecture, KU Leuven , Belgium


Urbanism and Town Planning (LSO), University of Applied Science Lübeck, Germany


Department of Architecture and Interior Design,  University of Bahrain, Bahrain.





Abstracts are now acceepted,
Deadline for Submission of Abstracts:
28th August, 2019


Deadline for Submission of Abstracts: 28th August, 2019

Confirmation of acceptance of Abstracts: within two weeks of receiving the abstract or latest 31st August, 2019

Full Paper submission: 10th September 2019

Peer Review Comments: 18th September, 2019

Final Paper submission (Camera Ready): 10th October, 2019

Conference dates: 15th – 16th November, 2019

Early bird registration for conference participants: 15th October 2019

Final date of Registration of paper presenters to be included in the Proceedings: 20th October 2019

Final registration deadline for other conference participants: 25th October 2019




  Profile- Michael Jansen .........
Dr. Janaka Wijesundara
(Conference Chair - ICCPP 2019)     
Department of Architecture,
University of Moratuwa
Email: (Conference Secretariat)