RSA E-Bulletin August 2016

Rural Studies Association E-bulletin, August 2016

Table of Contents:
EWRC 2016 University: Registration is open
Forthcoming RSA Conferences
Forthcoming RSA Research and Territorial Networks Events
Publications News
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Non-RSA Opportunities and Events

The EWRC is an annual Brussels-based four-day event organised by the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) and the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy (DG REGIO) and attracts around 6,000 delegates, mainly regional managing authorities, policy-makers and practitioners. 
This year the RSA is a leading organiser of five University sessions as part of the European Week of Regions and Cities. These sessions are:

UNIV12B99 – Moving micro-businesses towards the productivity frontier
UNIV13A111 – Smart Specialisation Five Years on: from Design to Implementation
UNIV13C112 – Spatial Data Requirements for Effective Spatial Policy 
UNIV13A123 – Sustained and sustainable economic growth: Balancing economic and ecological development in cities and regions 
UNIV11C07 – Urban Development/Territorial Policy Provisions and the challenge of creating simplified and user-friendly implementation systems 

Upcoming Conferences:

“Emerging Paradigm of Rebalancing Regional Development under the Emerging Order of Globalisation”
18th – 21th  October 2016
Zhengzhou, China
RSA-Russia Conference 2016
“Regional and Urban Studies for Strategic Planning and Development”
24th – 25th  October 2016
St Petersburg, Russia
RSA Student and Early Career Conference 2016
“Towards Impact and Contributions to Knowledge: PhD and First Academic Position”
27th – 28th October 2016
Newcastle, UK

Forthcoming RSA Research and Territorial Networks’ Events
Research Network on Illicit Actors, Regional Governance and Development
The illicit in the governance and development of cities and regions
7th – 8th September 2016
L’Aquila, Italy
RSA Irish Branch Annual Conference 
Planning for Regional Development: The National Planning Framework as a Roadmap for Ireland’s Future
9th September 2016
Galway, Ireland

Publication News

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