Sessions

Special sessions in the 2017 conference will address the following specific themes:

  • T1 - The Economic crisis and European Regions
  • T2 - Economic and Social disparities in European Cities and Regions
  • T3 - The Urban and Regional Development Policy of the European Union
  • T4 - Comparing economic growth in European Regions

The general thematic topics are:

A - Methods and modeling

  • A1 - Spatial models
  • A2 - Land use transport interaction (LUTI)
  • A3 - GIS
  • A4 - Geomatics
  • A5 - Cognitive systems for spatial planning
  • A6 - Econometrics and spatial statistics
  • A7 - Models of urban agglomeration and geographic economics

 

B - Sustainable regional and urban growth: factors and determinants

  • B1 - Public Infrastructure and Services
  • B2 - Social and territorial capital
  • B3 - Accessibility, Mobility, Transport and Communication
  • B4 - Labor market developments
  • B5 - Migration
  • B6 - Demographic Trends
  • B7 - Sustainable Cities
  • B8 - Environment and Sustainable Development
  • B9 - Urban and territorial risk
  • B10 - Land -use conflicts and land dynamics

 

C - Regional and urban policies, evaluation

  • C1 - Regional and local policies, multi-level programming
  • C2 - Community Programs
  • C3 - Evaluation of territorial policies: instruments and methods
  • C4 - Strategic Planning
  • C5 - Planning areas in Europe
  • C6 - New orientations in territorial and urban planning
  • C7 - Integrated Territorial Development
  • C8 - Urban regeneration: plans and policies

 

D - Territorial development

  • D1 - Globalization, Growth and Local Development
  • D2 - Urban system dynamics and peri-urbanization
  • D3 - Metropolisation
  • D4 - Rural development
  • D5 - Regional development differentiation
  • D6 - Development of the Mediterranean area
  • D7 - Tourism, Sustainable Regional Development
  • D8 - Residential economics. Housing markets/real estate

 

E - Spatial competition, public economics, local and territorial tax systems

  • E1 - Credit, Financial Services and Local Development
  • E2 - Natural goods
  • E3 - Cultural goods
  • E4 - Knowledge, competitiveness and cohesion
  • E5 - Interregional cooperation
  • E6 - Territorial marketing
  • E7 - Institutions, governance and local development
  • E8 - ICT and territorial organization

 

F - Urban economics, territory, space, theory and modeling

  • F1 - Theories of urban and regional development
  • F2 - Location of activities
  • F3 - Industrial districts, clusters, local system and the global network
  • F4 - Economic and productive transformations of territory
  • F5 - Innovation and new technologies

Special Sessions