Paul van Soomeren at URBSEC afternoon seminar. September 30, Göteborg

On Wednesday September 30, Paul van Soomeren will give the first seminar in the URBSEC fall seminar series.

Crime Prevention through Urban Design, Planning, and Management

On Wednesday September 30, Paul van Soomeren will give the first seminar in the URBSEC fall seminar series.

Paul van Soomeren is one of the founders and CEO of the Amsterdam based research and consultancy bureau DSP-groep. Paul works as management consultant and policy researcher for national and international governments and institutions. Paul is director of the board of the International CPTED Association (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design), and of the European as well as the Dutch Designing Out Crime Association.

Paul lectures on these subjects across the world – his areas of expertise include urban planning and design, crime prevention, safety/security, education, social management and welfare/health issues mainly on the neighborhood level. For several years Paul has chaired the CEN/TC325 working group that designed the first general standard on the prevention of crime and feelings of urban insecurity by urban design and planning (CEN standards in the series 14383). Paul is member of the Management Committee of the EU COST Action TU 1203 on Crime Prevention through Urban Design and Planning. He is visiting professor of the Adelphi Research Institute of the University of Salford (UK). Paul studied Social Geography, and Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Amsterdam. He worked for the Dutch Ministries of Justice and Interior Affairs (National Crime Prevention Institute) for three years before he founded DSP-groep in 1984.

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When: Wednesday, September 30, 14:00-16:00.

Where: Speakers Corner, Kuggen, Lindholmsplatsen 1, Göteborg
Snacks: Coffee and a snack served from 13:30.
Registration: Email your name, organization, food requirements, and any allergies to michael.landzelius@chalmers.se.