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2019 RSA Annual Conference Plenary Speakers

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Pushing Regions beyond their Borders   Urban and Regional Horizons Plenary Panel – Pushing Regional Studies beyond its Borders? The aim of this panel is to facilitate discussion and stimulate debate around the current state of urban and regional research, and how this is sitting in the face of the big global challenges – globalisation, […]

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2019 RSA Australasia Plenary Speakers

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Opening Keynote Address Associate Professor Te Maire Tau, Ngāi Tahu Research Centre, Aotearoa New Zealand “What a tribal economy will be and how we will build it” Dr Te Maire Tau is the Upoko (head) of Ngāi Tūāhuriri, whose home is the Tuahiwi Marae near Kaiapoi, just north of Christchurch. Dr Tau has also been […]

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2017 RSA Winter Plenary Speakers

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The Place Dimension of Cities and Regions: Governance, Industrial Development and Sustainability Plenary 1: Industry 4.0 and Implications for European Regions (Professor Lisa De Propris, University of Birmingham, UK) Plenary 2 – UK Competitiveness after Brexit (Dr. Christian Ketels, Harvard Business School, United States) Plenary 2: Cohesion Policy and the Future of Europe: Highlights from […]

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2017 RSA Student and Early Career Conference Plenary Speakers

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Charting a Career Path: Sharing the Learning and Lessons Plenary 1 (Professor Jane Pollard, Professor of Economic Geography, Newcastle University, UK – “Academic citizenship, gender and career development.”) Plenary 1 (Dr Stuart Dawley, Senior Lecturer in Economic Geography, Newcastle University, UK – “Developing a career which balances research, teaching and policy engagement?”) Plenary 2 (Dr […]

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2017 RSA Latin America Conference Sponsors

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Urbanisation in Latin America: Exclusion, Marginality and Conflict Coorganiser (CEDEPLAR) Sponsor (UNICAMP) Sponsor (CAPES) Sponsor (FAPESP) Coorganiser CEDEPLAR Cedeplar, Center for Regional Development and Planning of the Faculty of Economic Sciences , was created in 1967 as a supplementary body of the Federal University of Minas Gerais . It started to work from the year 1968, with the purpose of […]

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2017 RSA CEE Conference Sponsors and Supporters

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Regional Polarisation and Unequal Development in CEE: Challenges for Innovative Place-based Policies CLUJ IT CLUSTER OTP Bank ( OTP Bank) Primăria municipiului Cluj-Napoca (Cluj-Napoca City Hall) CLUJ IT CLUSTER Cluj IT Cluster is a cluster management entity, built on the quadruple helix model of the IT value chain (companies, universities and research institutes, authorities and […]

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2017 RSA Latin America Conference Plenary Speakers

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Urbanisation in Latin America: Exclusion, Marginality and Conflict Opening Plenary (Professor Carlos de Mattos, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Chile) Special Session: Funding Regional Development (Banco de Desenvolvimento de Minas Gerais (BDMG), Economic Commission for Latin America (CEPAL) and Inter-American Development Bank (BID)) Closing Plenary (Professor Silvia Gorenstein, Universidad Nacional del Sur, Argentina) Opening Plenary […]

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2017 RSA Australasia Conference Plenary Speakers

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Fragmented Regional Worlds: Inequality and Populism in a Globalising World Keynote panel: ‘Regional Fragmentation and the Changing Political Landscapes of 2016-17’ 2016 witnessed the Brexit vote in the UK and the election of Donald Trump in the US. In Europe, far right parties gained ground in opinion polls. In Australia, 2017 commenced with news that […]

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2017 RSA Annual Conference Plenary Speakers

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the Great Regional Awakening: New Directions Plenary 1: The Growth and Diffusion of Knowhow (Professor Ricardo Hausmann, Director of Centre for International Development, Harvard University, USA) Plenary 1 (Mr Joaquim Oliveira Martins, Head of OECD Regional Development Policy Division, OECD, France) CURDS Plenary 2: Regional Policy from National Strategy to EU Bargaining Framework. What has […]

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2016 SMARTER Conference Plenary Speakers

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Changing Patterns of Territorial Policy: Smart Specialisation & Innovation in Europe The Economic Theory of Entrepreneurial Discovery (Dominique Foray, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland) Smart Specialisation & Regional Innovation Policies: Where have we come from, where are we now & where are we going? (Philip McCann, University of Groningen, The Netherlands) Taking Implementation Seriously: […]

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2016 RSA Student and Early Career Conference Plenary Speakers

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Towards Impact and Contributions to Knowledge: PhD and First Academic Position Maximizing the Impact of your Research Outputs (Charlie Rapple, Kudos, UK ) (Net)working in Interdisciplinary and International Environments: Using Learned Societies to Maximise your Research (Sally Hardy, RSA, UK) Plenary 3 (Dr. Gary Bosworth, Lincoln University, UK) Plenary 4 (Professor Joyce Liddle, Aix Marseille, […]

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2017 RSA CEE Conference Plenary Speakers

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Regional Polarisation and Unequal Development in CEE: Challenges for Innovative Place-based Policies Plenary 1 (Prof. Jennifer Clark, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA) Plenary 1 (Peter Berkowitz, Directorate General for Regional and Urban Policy, European Commission, Belgium) Plenary 2 (Prof. Dominique Foray, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland) Plenary 3 (Prof. Zoltán Kovács, University of Szeged, […]

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2016 RSA Winter Conference Plenary Speakers

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New Pressures on Cities and Regions Opening Plenary Session (Ross DeVol, Milken Institute, USA) Plenary 2 (Jamie Peck, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, Canada) Plenary 3 (Federico Cugurullo,Trinity College Dublin, Ireland – Early Career Plenary Speaker ) Panel Session (Stephen Hilton, Bristol Futures, UK) Panel Session (Bridget Rosewell, Volterra Partners, UK) Panel Session […]

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2016 RSA North America Conference Plenary Speakers

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Cities and Regions: Managing Growth and Change Plenary 1. New Manufacturing Model and Implications for Regional Development (Professor Lisa De Propris, Birmingham Business School, UK) Plenary 2. Socializing Data: Mapping Culture and Governance in the Era of Smart Cities (Professor Matthew Zook, University of Kentucky, USA) Plenary 3. The Evolution of Knowledge Spaces: Inventors, Firms, […]

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2016 RSA Annual Conference Plenary Speakers

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Building Bridges: Cities and Regions in a Transnational World Opening Plenary Session (Prof. Iain Begg, Professorial Research Fellow at the European Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK) Opening Plenary Session (Prof. Geoffrey J.D. Hewings, Director of the Regional Economics Applications Laboratory at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA in Regional Economies) […]

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2015 Student and Early Career Conference Plenary Speakers

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Early Career Conference 2015 Plenary 1 (Mark Robinson, Marketing Manager, Routledge Journals, Taylor & Francis Group, UK) Plenary 1 (Rob Langham, Global Editorial Director, Routledge, UK) Plenary 1 (Professor Alex Singleton, University of Liverpool, UK) Plenary 2 (Dr Sarah Ayres, University of Bristol, UK) Plenary 2 (Professor Martin Jones, University of Sheffield, UK) Plenary 2 […]

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2015 RSA Winter Conference Plenary Speakers

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Winter Conference 2015 Plenary 1 – State of Play in Regional Theory (Professor Michael Storper, London School of Economics, UK, Sciences-Po, France and UCLA, USA) Plenary 2 – Research and Policy in Europe (Professor Kevin Morgan, School of Planning and Geography, Cardiff University, UK) Plenary 3 – Policy and the Evidence Trail (Professor Ann Markusen, […]

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2015 RSA Australasian Conference Plenary Speakers

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Rethinking the Region & Regionalism in Australasia: Challenges & Opportunities for the 21st Century Plenary Session 1 (Hon. Nanaia Mahuta, MP Hauraki-Waikato) Plenary Session 2 (Professor Henry Wai-Chung Yeung, Professor of Economic Geography at the National University of Singapore; Co-Director of GPN@NUS Centre, and Director of the JY Pillay Comparative Asia Research Centre in the […]

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2015 RSA China Conference Plenary Speakers

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Harmonious Development, Common Prosperity and the Transformation of Cities and Regions Opening Plenary Session (Dr. George C. S. LIN Qiushi Chair Professor, Department of Earth Sciences, Zhejiang University; Chair Professor and Associate Dean of Social Sciences, Department of Geography, The University of Hong Kong ) Opening Plenary Session (Professor Ivan Turok, acting Executive Director in […]

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2015 RSA Annual Conference Plenary Speakers

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Global Growth Agendas: Regions, Institutions and Sustainability – Piacenza, Italy Plenary 1 (Professor John Helliwell, Vancouver School of Economics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada) Plenary 1 (Professor Filomena Maggino, Florence University, Italy) Plenary 1 (Professor Philip S. Morrison, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand) Plenary 2 (Professor Stefano Zamagni, University of Bologna, Italy) Plenary […]

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2014 RSA Student and Early Career Conference Plenary Speakers

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Regional Studies Association Early Career Conference 2014 – Sheffield, UK Plenary Session Speaker (Professor Gillian Bristow, Cardiff University, UK) Plenary Session Speaker (Professor Martin Jones, University of Sheffield, UK) Plenary Session Speaker (Paul Hildreth, SURF – University of Salford, UK) Plenary Session Speaker (Sally Hardy, Regional Studies Association, UK) Plenary Session Speaker Professor Gillian Bristow, […]

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2014 RSA Winter Conference Plenary Speakers

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Sustainable Recovery?  Rebalancing, Growth, and the Space Economy – London, UK Please find here a list of the plenary speakers for the RSA Winter Conference 2014. Opening Plenary Session (Professor Ron Martin, University of Cambridge, UK) Opening Plenary Session (Professor Philip McCann, University of Groningen, The Netherlands ) Panel Plenary Session 1 (Professor Andrés Rodríguez-Pose, […]

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