Hurry up!! Today is the last day to register to 20th European Week of Regions and Cities!
We will host 10 outstanding University Sessions including the speakers line-up from ERSA Community.
10 sessions of #EURegionsWeekUniversity (online)
Tuesday 11th October 2022
- EU Cities as Green Deal Actors – 09.30-11.00 CEST
Speakers: Sonia De Gregorio Hurtado (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid), Sjoerdje Van Heerden (Joint Research Centre, European Commission), Rosemarie Van Ham (Inclusive Climate Action Rotterdam), Masha Smirnova (EUROCITIES)
- The Impact of Digital Transition in Rural Areas, how to Avoid Exclusion and Inequalities – 11.30-13.00 CEST
Speakers: Isabel Bombal (Spanish Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food), Victor Meseguer (Social Economy Europe), André Torre (INRAE)
- Digital Sustainability? Potentialities and Pitfalls of Digitally Supported Ecological Transition – 14.30-16.00 CEST
Speakers: Igor Calzada (Cardiff University), Alberto Cottica (Edgeryders), Martine Delannoy (IMEC – EDiT Cities in Ghent), Jessica Mc Lean (Macquarie University, Australia), Samantha Cenere (University of Turin), Luis Antonio Martin Sanchez (University of Turin).
- Tourism as a Driver of Social Exclusion: Old and New Challenges for the Urban Agenda – 16.30-18.00 CEST
Speakers: Anna Bornioli (UPT Erasmus Centre for Urban, Port and Transport Economics), Yuri Kazepov (University of Vienna), Antonio Paolo Russo (University Rovira i Virgili), Loris Servillo (Polytechnic of Turin)
Wednesday 12th October 2022
- Effects of the Ukraine War on Regional Development Priorities – 09.30-11.00 CEST
Speakers: Maria-Varinia Michalun (OECD / Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities), Enrique Garcilazo (CFE/OECD), Vlad Mykhnenko (St. Peter’s College, University of Oxford, UK), Serhii Svynarets (IfL Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography).
- Placing Youth Well-being at the Centre of Post-pandemic Recovery in – 11.30-13.00 CEST
Speakers: Paul Vallance (University of Birmingham), Xuan Dong (Linnaeus University).
- Towards a Just Transition for Europe’s Regions – 14.30-16.00 CEST
Speakers: Karl Aiginger (Vienna University), Lisa De Propris (University of Birmingham), Irina Kustova (Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)), Sandrine Labory (University of Ferrara).
- Going Circular in Cities and Regions: From Policy to Practice – 16.30-18.00 CEST
Speakers: Karel Van Den Berghe (Delft University of Technology), Jo Williams (University College London), Wendy Wuyts (Norwegian University of Science and Technology), Fedra Vanhuyse (Societies, Climate and Policy Support, Stockholm Environment Institute, Sweden), Elmar Willems (Circular Flanders)
Thursday 13th October 2022
- European Border Cities for Territorial Development and Cohesion – 09.30-11.00 CEST
Speakers: Annika Jaansoo (University of Twente), Martin Klatt (University of Southern Denmark), Eduardo Medeiros (DINÂMIA’CET-IUL, Instituto Universitário de Lisboa), Simona Pohlová (European Commission – DG Regio),
- Challenges in Digitalising Islands: Networks, Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development – 11.30-13.00 CEST
Speakers: Giovanni Ruggieri (University of Palermo), Fabrizia Benini (Recovery Plan and Skills Unit, DG Connect), Simone Canova (Leagas Delaney), Jean-Claude Morel (QuestIT).
The webinars are free to attend but places are limited therefore we recommend to sign up as soon as possible.
Deadline: 30th September 2022
The European Week of Regions and Cities (#EURegionsWeek) is a major annual event dedicated to regional policy. The week serves as a platform to discuss and showcase the development of EU Cohesion Policy and to raise awareness of the importance of regions and cities in EU policymaking. More information on the week can be found at https://europa.eu/regions-and-cities/home_en.
The #EURegionsWeekCollege and the #EURegionsWeekUniversity are organised by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy (DG REGIO) and the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) advised by the Regional Studies Association European Foundation (RSA Europe) and with the cooperation of the European Regional Science Association (ERSA) and the Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP).