The 13th World Congress of the RSAI will take place virtually from 25 to 28 May 2021.
The event is organized by the Moroccan Section of the RSAI.
The RSAI World Congress is intended to be an international forum for researchers and policy-makers in the field of Regional Science across the world, focusing on today’s most challenging issues. It will bring together more than 500
participants from 53 different countries. The papers cover all major areas of the field, with applications for a
wide range of regions in the globe.
The Congress platform will showcase some of the exceptional work done by regional scientists over the world. There are 35 slots dedicated to 25 national sections, in addition to an even larger number of parallel sessions, and 5 outstanding keynote speakers.
Download the full programme here.
ERSA Contribution in the programme HIGHLIGHT!
The keynote Speakers’ line up is outstanding and include of two menbers of ERSA Sections:
New Spatial Data, New Spatial Knowledge? by Prof. Isabelle Thomas,
Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Plenary Session IV, Thursday 27 May, 14:45-15:45, Room Marrakech
Human capital migration, innovation and sustainability: some reflections on what we know and our future challenges by Prof. Alessandra Faggian, Gran Sasso Science Institute, Italy
Plenary Session V, Friday 28 May, 14:45-15:45, Room Marrakech
As for the National Sessions, the participation of ERSA Sections is also very impressive.
See below the sessions organised by ERSA Sections:
Romanian Section: SS16.1 & SS16.2 – Smart, sustainable, resilient regions: Responses to pandemic challenges
Tuesday, 25th May 2021, 11:00 – 12:15, Room FIPE – Chair: Daniela L. Constantin & Wednesday, 26th May 2021, 11:00 – 12:15 – Chair: Daniela L. Constantin
Russian Session: SS48.1 & SS48.2 – Arctic regions: economic, climate and epidemiologic challenges
Tuesday, 25th May 2021, 11:00-12:15, Room NEREUS – Chair: Roberto Camagni & Wednesday, 26th May 2021, 11:00 – 12:15, Room NEREUS – Chair: Peter Batey
Italian Section: SS43 – Advances in Regional Science: Contributions of Italian Scholars
Tuesday, 25th May 2021, 13:15 – 14:30, Room FIPE – Chair: Roberta Capello
Turkish Session: SS44 – Mapping Co-Working Spaces: Spatial Patterns and Location Factors
Wednesday, 26th May 2021, 13:15 – 14:30, Room FIPE – Chair: Tüzin Baycan
Portuguese Section: SS64 – Portuguese Regional Science
Wednesday, 26th May 2021, 13:15 – 14:30, Room NEREUS – Chair: Francisco Carballo-Cruz
Hungarian Section: SS22 – Regional Disparities in the EU and Hungary in the Age of Digitalization and the Pandemics
Thursday, 27th May 2021, 11:00 – 12:15, Room FIPE – Chair: Zoltán Gál
Greek Section: SS60 – Greek Regional Science
Thursday, 27th May 2021, 13:15 – 14:30, Room FIPE – Chair: Yannis Psycharis
German-speaking Section: SS59 – Labour mobility and regional development
Friday, 28th May 2021, 11:00 – 12:15, Room FIPE – Chair: Annekatrin Niebuhr
Moroccan Section: SS62 – Moroccan Regional Science
Friday, 28th May 2021, 11:00 – 12:15, Room NEREUS – Chair: Abdellatif Khattabi
Croatian Section: SS41 – Regional perspective of the different global crisis for small countries in 21 century – case study of Croatia
Friday, 28th May 2021, 13:15 – 14:30, Room FIPE – Chair: Vinko Mustra