Valmynd Leit

E-learning Postgraduate Course

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Report from Vilnius end conference

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Report from Stockholm conference 2012

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Presentations from Ĺlborg workshop available

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Vilnius - updated programme

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Final conference of ENECON, Vilnius 10-11 April 2014

"Challenges and opportunities for territorial development and cohesion in a North European macro-region"

Draft progamme and registration information for the final conference of the ENECON project has now been made available here.

The conference targets policy makers, researchers, planning professionals as well as practitioners at national, regional and local levels from Baltic and Nordic organizations.

Themes include territorial scenarios and visions for Europe, economic crisis and resilience of regions, territorial dimension of poverty and social exclusion, EU neighboring regions and territorial development, key indicators for territorial cohesion and spatial planning and territorial monitoring system for the Baltic Sea Region.

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Call for abstracts: Workshop in Aalborg March 28 2014

“Integrated Territorial Management and Governance”

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS - see here for deadlines and more information

The third postgraduate workshop organized by the ENECON project is in Aalborg, Denmark:

“Integrated Territorial Management and Governance”. Held at Aalborg University in Aalborg, Denmark, March 28th, 2014. The focus is on aspects of Integrated Territorial Management and Governance, which have been investigated in several ESPON projects (e.g., TERCO, METROBORDER, LUPA, TOWN, TANGO).

Some of the core topics to be dealt with include:

  • Governance and territorial cooperation
  • Spatial policy in support of specific governance arrangements
  • Strategic spatial planning (in relation with infrastructure projects)
  • Land-use patterns
  • Cities and urban development
  • Metropolitan regions
  • Territorial impact assessment
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Presentations from Akureyri 2013 accessible online

Presentations from Akureyri 2013 accessible online

We have uploaded most of the presentations from the Akureyri conference in August 22-23 2013. They are available here.
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From one of the parallel sessions

Climate Change in Northern Territories

The 22nd and 23rd of August the conference Climate Change in Northern Territories. Sharing Experiences, Exploring New Methods and Assessing Socio-Economic Impacts was held at the University of Akureyri. The conference was held in cooperation between the ESPON project ENECON and The Northern Research Forum (NRF). A total of 48 presentations were given at the conference plus the opening speech of the President of Iceland, Mr. Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson. A total of 110 people from 14 nations participated, where half of them were Icelanders. Out of the 48 contributions at the conference, 14 were from scientists at the University of Akureyri. The conference was a success and was an important contribution to dialogs about Climate change in northern territories. The presentations were recorded and will be soon be accessable.  A report from the conference will be published on the web site later.

Keynote: Senior Researcher Jon Naustdalslid, former Director General at Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research (NIBR): "The certainty of uncertainty: The challenge of planning for a changing climate"


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Registration for the Conference


Sharing Experiences, Exploring New Methods and Assessing Socio-Economic Impacts

Conference in Akureyri, Iceland
22. – 23. August 2013

Registration is open here

Bookings for accommodation are done through the registration form and information on the hotels can be found on the registration web page. Please note that accommodation can only be guaranteed through registration until the 10th of July. After this conference guests might have to make reservations on their own.

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Conference program

In questions regarding travel and accommodation please contact Akureyri Travel at or call +354 4600 600.

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University of Akureyri Research Centre

Borgir v/Norđurslóđ              600 Akureyri, Iceland                  +354 460 8900   

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