The New Metropolitan Perspective International Symposium 5th edition is promoted by the LaborEst, PAU Department, Università Mediterranea of Reggio Calabria, Italy, in partnership with a qualified international network of academic institutions and scientific societies.


The Symposium is supported by the CLUDs Laboratory of the PAU Department with the synergic cross-linked research projects TREnD (Transition with Resilience for Evolutionary Development) and ZES (opportunity Zones for innovation EcosystemS governance) funded by the European Horizon2020 Program under the Marie Skłodowska Curie Actions – RISE and IF, and SOUND (Smart Open UrbaN- rural Data), funded by the Italian Ministry of Research under the PRIN Program. 

In partnership with II Edition Rhegion UN 2030: towards a new space’s ORMA – Opportunity and Risks of new Modalities of Anthropization between sustainability, innovation and fragility for the territory.

Accepted papers will be published in Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems – LNNS (2367-3370) by SPRINGER.

Thematic (TS) and Focus Sessions (FS)

To access the list of THEMATIC SESSIONS and each open call for discussion click here.

To access the list of FOCUS SESSIONS and each open call for discussion click here.
The FOCUS Sessions are sets of sessions related to a specific project. This year focus is associated with the TREnD project – Transition With Resilience For Evolutionary Development, the ICOMOS Days on Territories And Cultural Tourism and the II Edition Rhegion United Nations 2030.


October 1st, 2021 Session submission deadline extended to October 12th, 2021
November 28th, 2021 Paper submission deadline extended to December 30th, 2021
February 14th, 2022 Notification to authors
March 11th, 2022 Author Registration deadline extended to March 14th, 2022
May 25th-27th, 2022 Symposium

To download the session proposal form, click here.
To download the call for papers, click here.
To download the paper template, click here.
To download the ppt template, click here.

 Organizing Committee