Two ESPON Workshops at the Open Days 2012
16 July 2012 - ESPON will have two workshops during this year’s Open Days in Brussels.
1) Joint Workshop "Policy, practice and evidence - delivering results in urban mobility through interregional cooperation"
9 October 2012 at 09:00-10:45
Organisers: ESPON, European Commission-DG REGIO E1, INTERACT, INTERREG IVC, URBACT
The first workshop “Policy, practice and evidence - delivering results in urban mobility through interregional cooperation” is organised in cooperation with European Commission - DG REGIO E1, INTERACT, INTERREG IVC and URBACT and is scheduled for 9 October 2012 at 09:00-10:45.
This event will showcase the direct benefits for sustainable mobility in the cities of tomorrow and how Green Growth is intricately linked with viable smart transport systems. With innovative new findings related to transport accessibility at regional/local scale and patterns across Europe, the ESPON project TRansport ACCessibility at regional/local scale and patterns in Europe (TRACC) will demonstrate its contribution to the evidence base for policy-makers in making informed decisions.
To registering for the Workshop please visit the official website of the Open Days. Workshop Code: 09C03. LINK
2) ESPON Workshop "Creating Results informed by Territorial Evidence"
10 October 2012 at 14:30-17:00
Organisers: ESPON, European Commission-DG REGIO
The second workshop “Creating Results informed by Territorial Evidence” is organised in cooperation with European Commission - DG REGIO and will take place on 10 October 2012 at 14:30-17:00. ESPON will showcase the evidence base available for countries, regions and cities, and for the programming related to EU cohesion policy 2014-2020.
The ESPON project ‘An EU 2020 Territorial Analysis (SIESTA)’ will reveal the territorial dimension of the strategy and the diversity of opportunities and challenges regions and cities face in contributing to its success.
The ESPON workshop will also explore the territorial dimension of two important themes: Knowledge & Innovation; and the Role of Secondary Growth Poles. The ESPON project ‘Knowledge, Innovation, Territory’ (KIT) will share new knowledge on the diversity of development opportunities through innovation that European regions have. Practical advice will be given on the role of secondary tier cities for regions of Europe and their potential to contribute to sustainable and balanced territorial development and cohesion. The ESPON project ‘Secondary Growth Poles and Territorial Development in Europe’ (SGPTD) will present its findings.
The progamme of this ESPON Workshop is available below.
To registering for this Workshop please visit the official website of the Open Days. Workshop Code: 10C09. LINK
Useful links and more information
The OPEN DAYS – European Week of Regions and Cities is an annual event during which cities and regions showcase their capacity to create growth and jobs, implement European Union cohesion policy, and prove the importance of the local and regional level for good European governance.
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