Further information on the conference is available here.
ESPON – Zooming in on European spatial perspectives in the Baltic Sea Region
Special session for young scholars (doctoral students and post-docs)
at the Nordic Geographers Meeting 2011
May 24 – 27, 2011, Roskilde, Denmark
The conference theme: Geographical Knowledge, Nature and Practice
The conference comprises of two elements. Firstly, the findings of transnational ESPON projects that bear particular relevance for Nordic-Baltic countries will be discussed. The second part of conference will discuss the changing nature and role of planning in the Nordic-Baltic countries. In addition, information will be provided in co-operation with the ESPON Co-ordination Unit on how to access and utilise the information and evidence produced by the ESPON 2013 Programme.
The key themes to be discussed:
- Nordic-Baltic countries in light of ESPON findings
- ESPON in evidence-based spatial and territorial policy in the Nordic-Baltic countries at macro-regional, national and regional levels
- Europeanization processes in spatial planning in the Nordic-Baltic countries: similarities and dissimilarities
- Messages of the ESPON scenarios concerning Nordic-Baltic countries – from the metropolitan centres to the Northern Sparsely Populated Areas (NSPA)