WIRE 2020 Conference I Virtual edition
The future of resilient regions in the new ERA
4 – 6 November 2020,  Zoom

The Croation Section of ERSA is happy to invite you to join their upcoming WIRE 2020 Conference which will be hosted by the Faculty of Economics, Business and Tourism of the University of Split, Croatia.

WIRE 2020 Objective

The general objective of WIRE 2020 is to provoke and stimulate place-sensitive and mission-oriented governance of research and innovation for resilient regional development and understand its societal impact using synergies between different EU policies to support economic, social and territorial cohesion with a special focus on remote regions.

Keynote Speeches and Roundtable discussion HIGHLIGHT

Keynote Speech by Prof. Roberta Capello – A New ERA for R&I: Which Opportunities for Less Developed Regions? > Thursday, 5 November 2020

Keynote speech by Prof. Andrés Rodríguez-Pose – Innovating in less developed regions in times of crisis > Friday, 6 November 2020

The Keynote speech will be followed by a Roundtable discussion moderated by Andrés Rodríguez-Pose – Professor of Economic Geography at the London School of Economics, UK

Panellists: Anna Panagopoulou – Director for Research and Innovation outreach (European Commission), DG Research and Innovation, Alessandro Rainoldi – Head of Unit, B3 Territorial Development. Joint Research Centre (European Commission), Anne Karjalainen – Chair of the European Committee of the Regions Commission for Innovation and Research (SEDEC), Silje Haus-Reve – Researcher II at NORCE Norwegian Research Centre and Centre for Innovation Research, Business School, University of Stavanger; Rapporteur: Alberto Giacometti – Research Fellow at Nordregio

See full programme of WIRE 2020 via the event website https://wire2020.eu/

Please note that the registration is free of charge for all participants more