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Do not forget, abstracts submission until 21 of January 2018 | 2018 RSAI World Congress Goa, India






The deadline for abstract submission for the 2018 RSAI World Congress Goa, India is until 21 January 2018.


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Special Sessions

SS00 – Forty Under Forty
Geoffrey Hewings
SS01 – Water management in South Asia: From conflict to cooperation
Paulo Casaca
SS02 – Smart Cities Initiatives for the 21st Century: Myth or Reality
Sumana Banerjee and Vijay Pandey (Chair)
SS03 – Territorial Governance and Local Development in Developing Countries
Andre Torre (Chair) and Habibullah Magsi
SS04 – Spatial Econometric Interaction Modelling
Manfred M. Fischer (Chair) and Yee Leung
SS05 – Spatial Analysis: From Neural Computing to Deep Learning
Yee Leung (Chair) and Manfred M. Fischer
SS06 – Walled Territories
Andrea Székely
SS07 – Economic Corridors, Development and Regional Cooperation in South Asia and Beyond
Siegfried O. Wolf
SS08 – Metropolitan Governance in a conflict, competition and cooperation contexts
Jorge Gonçalves
SS09 – Analytical Approaches to Climate Change at Multiple Scales
Gerrit-Jan Knaap
SS10 – Rural Transformation
Subrata Dutta ​

SS11 – The future of leisure: tourism, mobility and transportation
João Romão (Chair), Peter Nijkamp and Luca Zamparini

SS12 – Transforming Metropolitan Regions: Ideas and Examples
Amit Chatterjee

SS13 – Citizenry and Regional Planning
Subhra Chattopadhyay
SS14 - Revisiting rural-urban dichotomy for integrated regional development
Manisha Jain and Artem Korzhenevych (Chair) ​
SS15 - Conflict, Migration, and Diaspora
Manas Chatterji
SS16 - Comparative Patterns of Indian and Chinese Urbanization
Manas Chatterji
SS17 - Regional Science and Peace Science
Manas Chatterji
SS18 - Natural and Man-Made Disaster Management
Manas Chatterji
SS19 - Globalization and Regional Science
Manas Chatterji 

SS20 - Gender and Social Justice
Saraswati Raju
SS21 - Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Rudra P. Pradhan

SS22 - Human Interaction within Fisheries and Marine Resources
João P. Barreiros
SS23 - Ocean observation and exploitation: from deep sea to space 
António Sarmento, António Pascoal, Miguel Miranda and Ramiro Neves


Regular Sessions

RS01 - Big Data for Regional Science

RS02 - Cooperation and Development

RS03 - Environmental Issues

RS04 - Infrastructure, Transportation and Accessibility

RS05 - Innovation and Entrepreneurship

RS06 - Location of Economic Activity

RS07 - Methods in Regional Science and Urban Economics

RS08 - Migration and Labor Markets

RS09 - Real Estate and Housing

RS10 - Regional and Urban Policy and Governance

RS11 - Regional Finance, Investment or Capital Markets

RS12 - Rural Development

RS13 - Social Integration

RS14 - Spatial Planning

RS15 - Spatial Systems in Transitional economies

RS16 - Tourism


We look forward to welcoming you in the dazzling city of Goa in May 2018.


With warmest regards,

The Organizing Committee

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