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Global Challenges for Regions and Cities: Adaptation, Development, Governance

RSA Russia Division Workshop 2017


Venue: Yekaterinburg, Russia
Period: 17th November 2017


The RSA Russia Division and the Ural Federal University, Graduate School of Economics and Management are partnering in 2017 as part of the XII annual conference Russian Regions in the Focus of Changes on 16-18 November 2017.

As part of this conference, the RSA Russia Division will organise a one-day workshop (17th November) with a focus on Global Challenges for Regions and Cities: Adaptation, Development, Governance.

The XII annual conference is one of the biggest international discussion forums in Russia covering issues of regional development, gathering representatives of governing authorities, academia, medium-sized businesses and large industrial enterprises. The key topic this year is how to ensure prominent economic growth in new economic realities.

Main conference topics:

  • The Russian Federation mid-term development programme: alternatives
  • Spatial development strategy of the country and regional development strategies
  • Investment projects and growth points, regional investment strategies
  • New production technologies. Development of non-energy export
  • Development institutes: the role under new economic conditions
  • Public administration efficiency improvement as a factor of economic growth

Last year more than 700 participants from 22 Russian regions and more than 10 countries (France, Germany, China, Spain, Wales, Italy, Estonia, Mexico, Poland, Armenia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan) attended the conference representing businesses, government authorities, expert community and academia.

Participants of the RSA Russia Division workshop and the XII annual conference Russian Regions in the Focus of Changes can take part in both events free of charge.

*This conference is free to attend - Travel & accommodation must be covered by the participant*

RSA Workshop Plenary Speakers:

  • Prof Alex Singleton, Professor of Geographic Information Science at the University of Liverpool
  • Dr Oleg Golubchikov, Senior Lecturer in Human Geography

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