Thursday, 10 December 2015

URPSA Holds Maiden National Conference

Students of Urban and Regional Planning nationwide under the aegis of Urban and Regional Planning Student Association of Nigeria (URPSA) which is the national body for all universities association will hold her first conference tagged 'PLANNING DYNAMISM'. This is the first of it kinds and it will be hosted by the Federal University of Technology, FUTA, Akure.

The conference which will start on December 16th and end on December 19th, 2015 will also be an avenue for students to learn from seasoned town planners who will grace the event. The event will include debate competition and quiz among participating universities, and paper presentation on "The Role of Landscape on Urban Planning". Also, the conference will feature lectures that will be delivered by leading professionals in the field of Urban Planning.

Speaking to our correspondent, Mr Afolayan Ajibola, the National President of URPSA said this will be the first time Urban and regional Planning students will be coming together to discuss issues affecting the profession and it promises to be educative.‎

It will be recalled that the national body was constituted some months ago and has universities where urban and regional planning is being studied as her member associations. This giant step has received a lot of praises from town planners across the country and also students from different universities have also give kudos to the organizer‎s.
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