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Presentations from the conference in Stockholm 3-4 February

Presentation held at the NORBA conference are now available here.
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Conference in Stockholm 3 - 4 February 2011, final programme and participant list

Preparation for the first NORBA conference at Nordregio in Stockholm is in its final stages. Here you can find the most recent version of the programme and a list of participants.

Further information on the conference is available here.
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Conference in Roskilde Denmark May 24-27

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

ENSPAC, Roskilde University

May 24 – 27, 2011, Roskilde, Denmark

The conference theme: Geographical Knowledge, Nature and Practice     

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Conference in Stockholm 3 - 4 February 2011

The first conference in the NORBA project group is planned at Nordregio in Stockholm next 3 - 4 February.

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)
Further information is available here

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