“Moving Towards Health and Resilience in the Public Realm” 7th Fábos Conference on Landscape and Greenway Planning, Budapest, June 30 - July 3 2022. Hungary

“Moving Towards Health and Resilience in the Public Realm” 7th Fábos Conference on Landscape and Greenway Planning, Budapest, June 30 - July 3 2022. Hungary

The Conference

The Fábos Conference on Landscape and Greenway Planning is held every three years to bring together experts, researchers and planners who are influencing landscape planning, policy making and greenway planning from the local to the international level. The conference highlights recent trends and contributes to the literature of landscape and greenway planning. The aim is to explore how landscape architects and planners from different countries have approached greenway planning and to understand how greenways have been tailored to each county’s unique geographical, cultural, and political circumstances. The conference provides an opportunity to publish full papers in proceedings. In 2022, the conference will be located in Budapest, Hungary.

Organised by:

Dept. of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA
Dept. of Landscape Planning and Regional Development, Hungarian University of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Budapest, Hungary

Call for Papers

The conference provides an opportunity to publish peer-reviewed full papers in an indexed online proceedings on any of the following topics:

Climate change and resilience, Human health and wellbeing, Public-private partnerships, Tourism and landscape, Urban Greenways, Greenways as corridors and destinations, Greenways as public parks, Cultural, Historical Landscapes, Sustainability and Greenways, Sustainable Transportation, Landscape and Regional Planning, Governance and Management, Landscape/Greenspace Policy and Planning, Ecosystem services and Green infrastructure, Reclamation and Brownfields, Evolving role of Public open spaces

Call for Abstracts

The program committee invites you to contribute original, unpublished research focusing on one of the conference topics to the Fábos International Conference on Landscape and Greenway Planning. Please submit abstracts (200-400 words including references) as an attachment with correct formatting and name(s) of author(s) to fabosconference2022@gmail.com A recommended template of abstracts is available here: Abstract template. Abstracts submitted will be accepted until 01. Dec. 2021.

Schedule of activities till the conference:

01. Dec. 2021 - Abstract deadline
17. Jan. 2022 - Abstract acceptance
04. Mar. 2022 - Full paper submission
18. Mar. 2022 - Full paper acceptance

Julius Gy. Fábos

Julius Gy. Fábos is an emeritus professor of landscape planning and recipient of an honorary degree from the University of Horticulture, Budapest, Hungary. BS in plant sciences, Rutgers, 1961; MLA, Harvard, 1964; PhD in landscape planning and conservation, Michigan, 1973; Fellow, ASLA, 1985; ASLA Medallist, 1997. Principal developer of the METLAND System for landscape assessment and planning; has been awarded numerous research grants. Author and editor of more than 200 articles and research bulletins, as well as five books, the latest of which are: Land Use Planning, published by Chapman and Hall, 1985 and co-editor of the book entitled, Greenways: The Beginning of an International Movement, published by Elsevier, 1996. Currently, co-director of the New England Greenway Consortium with Robert Ryan and Mark Lindhult; and co-editors with Robert Ryan of forthcoming special greenway issues of this journal, with focus on greenways around the world.

Field studies

The field studies are one-day bus excursions with English guidance (from 9 AM to 8 PM each day). There are usually 4-5 stations during the day where the participants of the study trip visit special sites of landscape planning and greenway development of recent years.

2 July, 2022 (Saturday)

Option 1 - Greenways of Lake Tisza
Option 2 - Landscapes around Lake Balaton
Option 3 -
Green Sites and Heritage of Budapest

3 July, 2022 (Sunday)

Option 4 - Greenways of Gerecse-Vértes Hills
Option 5 - Landscapes in Budapest Region

Please check the details on “Publication” subpage: https://sites.google.com/view/fabos2022/home/publication

You can find flyer here: CALL for Abstract.

Registration and Payment

Please check the details of registration and payment here


For more information please visit https://sites.google.com/view/fabos2022

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