World Planning Congress Team

Led by General Co-Rapporteurs Julio Carrillo and Madina Junussova, the 2023 Congress Team is inclusive of diverse perspectives from the Global South and North, and expertise spanning academia and practice. Continuing a unique tradition, international and local Congress Team Members join hands to ensure that the Congress explores both global and local planning issues related to the Congress Theme, "For Climate Action, Urban Finance - Climate-responsive Planning for Equitable Places & Communities"
The World Planning Congress Team is responsible for curating the Congress Tracks and shaping the Programme of the the 5th Urban Economy Forum + 59th ISOCARP World Planning Congress. Their task - bringing together innovative and diverse Speakers at the forefront of the Planning Profession and developing engaging Sessions, Workshops & Side Activities - is central to the success of the UEF5+WPC59.


Julio Carrillo, USA
General Co-Rapporteur

Madina Junussova, Kazakhstan

General Co-Rapporteur


Adriano Bisello, Italy
Gary Davidson, Canada
Hadeel Abuzaid, Jordan
Hanna Obracht-Prondzyńska, Poland

Hope Magidimishah-Chipungu, 
South-Africa
Jacob Adejare Babarinde, Canada

Mohammed Ouerghi, Tunisia
Nadine Bitar, UAE
Olusola Olufemi, Canada
Opeyemi Comfort Akintola, Nigeria
Rajendra Kumar, India
Renelle Sarjeant, Trinidad Tobago  
Sabelo Goniwe-Mahlangu, South-Africa  
Sebnem Hoskara, Cyprus
Tijana Tufek-Memišević, US-BiH




Zhiyun Ling, China



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