3rd Central European Conference in Regional Science (CERS)

Venue: Technical University of Košice

Location: Košice, Slovak Republic

Event Date/Time: Oct 07, 2009 End Date/Time: Oct 10, 2009
Registration Date: Jun 01, 2009
Early Registration Date: Mar 31, 2009
Abstract Submission Date: Apr 30, 2009
Paper Submission Date: Sep 30, 2009
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Conference topics

* Regional science and its application in European countries
* Regional competitiveness, innovation and entrepreneurship
* Cross-border cooperation and development
* Decentralisation and regional policy

Keynote speakers

Roberta Capello, Politecnico of Milan, Italy, President-elect of the Regional Science Association International (RSAI)
Manfred M. Fischer, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, Austria
Peter Nijkamp, Free University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Roger R. Stough, George Mason School of Public Policy, Fairfax, USA, President of the Regional Science Association International (RSAI)
Conference sessions

The conference programme will be divided into thematic sessions that will be held in English. Besides ordinary sessions, a session for young scientists (doctoral students and researchers up to 33 years old - year of birth 1976 and younger) is planned. Papers presented by young scientists may apply for an award.

A. Regional science in CEE countries - new challenges, new topics?
B. Regional economic growth and development
C. Regional economic modelling, geographical information systems
D. Infrastructure, transport, mobility and communication
E. New technologies, innovation and entrepreneurship
F. Decentralisation and regional policy