02. February 2023, 09:00 until 03. February 2023, 18:00
Decision Support in Urban Social-Ecological Systems
The symposium is jointly organized by the Special Interest Group Knowledge Discovery in
Architecture at the Center for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (CAIML) and the
Department for Digital Architecture and Planning at Vienna University of Technology, and the
Architecture Internationalization Demonstration School at Southeast University in Nanjing, China.

The symposium will bring together experts from different disciplines including urban ecology,
landscape ecology, landscape architecture, architecture, urban planning and computer and
information science, the works of whom will provide a unique inroad to the new advances in the
field of social-ecological systems with contributions to decision-making in the urban environment.

Given your work at the Center for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (CAIML), we believe
that a lecture coming from a member of this center would be a significant contribution to the

Due to the current COVID predictions for Spring 2023, we are currently considering a hybrid or
online format for the symposium. This might change according to circumstances.

The symposium will take place on 2nd February 2023. Additionally, we are planning a half-day
discussion / seminar on 3rd February 2023 with focus on possible joint activities. These include
the preparation of a book in the Springer Nature series Designing Environments
(, other joint publication opportunities and possible joint
research activities. We hope that you will contribute a chapter to the book, which will be
peer-reviewed and for which we will apply for open access status.

We would be delighted to welcome you.