14 th RSAI World Congress
Sustainable regional economic growth: Global challenges and new regional development trajectoriesa
8-11 April 2024, Kecskemét, Hungary

The RSAI Council will organize the 14th edition of the World Congress of Regional Science at John Von Neumann University in Kecskemét, Hungary. The Congress, entitled Sustainable regional economic growth: Global challenges and new regional development trajectories” and  co-organized by the Hungarian section of the RSAI and John Von Neumann University, will run from Apr. 8 through Apr. 11, 2024. It will represent a great opportunity for regional scientists from all over the world to get together and exchange ideas, criticism, and suggestions to advance our understanding of the discipline. Kecskemét is located just 40 minutes away from lovely Budapest, and offers great accessibility for people reaching the congress from different locations.

Keynote Lectures

Prof. Özge Öner, University of Cambridge, UK, ERSA
Prof. Eduardo Haddad,
University of Sao Paulo,, ​Brazil, LARSA
Prof. Hee-Jung Jun, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea, PRSCO
Prof. Sarah A. Low, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA, NARSC

The meeting is open to the world-wide regional science community and aims to bring together the key elements of multidisciplinary regional science research and to provide a scientific platform for presenting and discussing research at the frontiers of spatial sciences.

​Topics such as agglomeration economies, urban-rural relations, migration, spatial and resources allocation, border effects, urbanization, sustainable cities, mobility, land use, environmental quality, disaster management, energy transition, cultural heritage, poverty, segregation, spatial modelling are important issues covered in the 2024 RSAI World Congress.

The congress will host countless exciting events, including special sessions and semi-plenary policy sessions.

Important Dates

15 OCT 2023 | Opening  Abstract Submission Portal
30 NOV 2023 | Deadline for Abstract/ Special Session Submission (Extended until 31 December)
15 DEC  2023 | Notification of Abstract Acceptance
16 DEC 2023  | Registration Opens
15 JAN 2024 | Deadline registration at reduced fee
28 FEB 2024 | Deadline registration for being included in the program
10 MAR 2024 | Draft program
01 APR 2024 | Final Program in electronic version
08-11 APR  2024 | Conference & meeting

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