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.
“Integrated Territorial Management and Governance”
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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
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"
CLIMATE CHANGE IN NORTHERN
Sharing Experiences, Exploring New Methods and Assessing Socio-Economic Impacts
Conference in Akureyri, Iceland
22. – 23. August 2013
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.
In questions regarding travel and accommodation please contact Akureyri Travel at email@example.com or call +354 4600 600.