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(Subject to changes. As of 05.06.2012)

 

Presentation: Dr Lothar Blatt
German Association for Housing, Urban and Spatial Development

9.00 h Welcome and registration
10.00 h

URBAN-RURAL PARTNERSHIPS IN EUROPE

  An impetus for urban and rural areas – national spatial development in a European context
Dr Peter Ramsauer
Member of the German Bundestag, Federal Minister of Transport, Building and Urban Development
  Urban and rural areas – positions of the Danish Council Presidency
Carsten Hansen (requested)
Minister for Housing, Urban and Rural Affairs
  Urban-rural partnerships – a topic for European regional policy?
Erich Unterwurzacher
Director, Directorate-General Regional Policy, European Commission
  "RURBAN cooperation" from the European Parliament's perspective
Dr Jan Olbrycht
Member of the European Parliament
11.00 h

ACADEMIC ASSESSMENT OF URBAN-RURAL PARTNERSHIPS

  Regional development and urban-rural partnerships – an OECD perspective
Joaquim Oliveira Martins
Head of the Regional Development Division, Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
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  "Large-scale communities of responsibility" – lessons learned in the spatial planning pilot projects
Harald Herrmann
Head of the Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial Development at the Federal Offi ce for Building and Regional Planning
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12.00 h Lunch break
13.00 h

PRACTICAL EXAMPLES:
SPECIFIC URBAN-RURAL PARTNERSHIPS

  MORO-North: From metropolitan region to the project partnership of Northern Germany
Dr Rolf-Barnim Foth
Department of Economics, Transport and Innovation, Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg
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  Partnership cooperation in a region with rural character
Rolf Oldejans
City of Enschede, Urban Development Policy Division
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  Lessons learned in France – the example"Lille Métropole"
Thierry Baert
Urban Development Agency Lille Métropole
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14.00 h Coffee break
14.30 h

PANEL DISCUSSION: PROSPECTS FOR URBAN-RURAL PARTNERSHIPS IN EUROPE

 

Participants

  • Gerhard Stahl
    Secretary-General of the Committee of the Regions
  • Wladyslaw Piskorz
    Head of the Unit for Urban Development and Territorial Cohesion, European Commission, Directorate-General Regional Policy
  • Jean-Michel Courades
    Unit for European Network and Monitoring of Rural Development Policy, European Commission, Directorate-General Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Ralf Wolkenhauer
    Director at the Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection
  • Hannu Penttilä
    President of the Network of European Metropolitan Regions and Areas (METREX)
  • Petri Rinne
    President of the European LEADER Association for Rural Development
16.00 h

CONCLUSIONS

  Urban. Rural. Europe. Looking ahead
Oda Scheibelhuber
Director-General at the Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development
 

FOLLOWING THE EVENT

  Presentation of awards to the prize-winners of the 2012 MORO competition entitled "People and success stories – mobile in rural areas"

 

European Conference: Urban. Rural. Europe. Strengthening partnerships

June 19th, 2012

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