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ERSA2017: Discover the final programme and the ERSA Prize winner!

Thursday, 24 August 2017 14:08
24 August 2017 Issue n° 7

The biggest event in Regional Science

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during 230 parallel sessions on the state of the art in research
in Regional Science

Key moments to come...

Opening Ceremony, Tuesday, 29 August

Tony Venables
, full professor at the University of Oxford, will hold a Keynote Lecture on 'Urbanisation in Developing Countries'. Philip McCann will reflect on this keynote speech.

Young Scientist Sessions, Wednesday, 30 August

  • Presentations sessions of talented researchers.
  • The ERSA Epainos 2017 Award for young scientists
    Will be awarded  to the best paper presented at the ERSA congress by a young researcher on Friday September 1st during the Closing Ceremony..

Policy Day, Thursday, 31 August

  • Keynote speakers:

Marc Lemaître, Director-General of the department for regional and Urban Policy, DG REGIO, European Commission

Joaquim Oliveira Martins, Special Advisor, Centre for Entrepreneurship, OECD

Pim van Ballekom, Vice-president of the European Investment Bank

  • The OECD semi-plenary session

'Growth and well-being through better policies and governance' will be attended by high-level policy makers such as Jozias van Aartsen, Tony Lloyd and Mark Frequin.

  • The workshops

We have four interesting workshops around prominent policy themes like 'Growing inequalities and their regional implications', 'What works for competitiveness' and 'Local Policy and Happiness'.

ERSA Prize Winner, Friday, 1 September

The ERSA Prize in Regional Science 2017 has been awarded to Professor Roberta Capello, Full Professor of Regional Economics at Politecnico di Milano, School of Architecture, Urban Planning and Construction Engineering, Department of Architecture, Built Environment and Construction Engineering.

The awarding ceremony will take place on Friday September 1st during the Closing Ceremony.

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