OPEN DAYS 2012: European Week of Cities and Regions - Brussels, Belgium

Early Career Poster Competition

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Directorate-General for Regional Policy, European Commission and the Regional Studies Association invited early career researchers in European Regional Policy to present their research in the form of a poster at the 10th OPEN DAYS 2012 European Week of Cities and Regions (8th-11th October 2012).

The 10th OPEN DAYS - European Week of Regions and Cities was held in Brussels. Together with the EU institutions, more than 200 regions and cites contributed to a programme of 100 seminars, workshops, debates, exhibitions and networking opportunities for around 6,000 participants.

Shortlisted finalists were invited to attend OPEN DAYS to showcase research via a poster. Five finalists presented their research at OPEN DAYS in front of approximately 60 participants and the Jury panel which was made up of:


Kristinn Hermannsson (University of Strathclyde, UK): Biogas From Seaweed As A Local Energy Source


Claire Colomb (University College London, UK): Investigating Transboundary Policy Learning In European Territorial Cooperation Projects

Valentina Cattivelli (Södertörn University And Stockholm Institute Of Transition Economics at the Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden): Sustainable Governance Of Urban Rural Relations: Examples Of European Good Practices

Christopher Huggins (University of Portsmouth, UK): Local Government Transnational Networking 

Konstantinos Oikonomou (University of Athens, Greece):  European Integration And Emulation: Utopia Or Expected Reality? (document not available)

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