ILUS - International Land Use Symposium 2021

is postponed to 2022

Workshop on Geosimulation of urban transformations and land use
(Pre-Symposium Workshop)

22 November 2021, Haifa, Israel, in conjunction with ILUS: International Land Use Symposium 2021

The full-day workshop will take place at Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning (Technion – Israel Institute of Technology). The number of participants amounts to approx. 20 to 30 experts. After several introductory lectures about empirical findings in the morning we will continue the workshop with an open discussion round on harness the power of modelling geospatial dynamics to support urban and regional transformation processes and sustainable land use.


Geosimulation comprise together several theories and techniques, focused on viewing urban and regional transformations as a result of the collective actions of interacting objects. These spatio-temporal dynamics, are usually modelled at "microscopic" level, representing different types of individuals and built objects, at high-resolution time scales. The "Workshop on Geosimulation of urban and regional transformations and sustainable land use" is aimed to address the following three aspects: (1) State of the art geosimulation tools and methodologies (2) Emerging new big data sources for geosimulation (3) Application of these tools and data for urban and regional transformations and sustainable land use.


Dr. Dani Broitman,

Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning, Segoe Building, Technion City, Haifa 3200003 / Israel

Prof. Dr. Itzhak Benenson

Geosimulation and Spatial Analysis Laboratory (Porter School of Environment and Earth Sciences, Faculty of Exact Sciences, Tel-Aviv University

Dr. Martin Behnisch

Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development (IOER)
Weberplatz1, 01217 Dresden, Germany