Social and economic development & regional policy
"Adaptation of Post-Industrial Society to Global Changes"
18th International Scientific Conference

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The aim of the conference is to disseminate research results among young and senior researchers in the international academic environment of the Central European region, to share experience between researchers about the specific regional problems of the post-industrial society and about its adaptation to global changes, and to search ways as how to increase the competitive power of post-industrial society in the European environment.

The strategic document ‘Regional challenges in the perspective of 2020’ calls attention to substantial global based challenges of European regions. According to this strategy regions of the Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, or Hungary belong to highly vulnerable European regions dealing with multiple challenges (especially of globalization and energy security matter). The ways, as how to turn global changes into higher competitiveness and innovation potential, better environment and higher quality of life in Central Europe regions, will remain in the center of attention for conference participants.

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Based on the cooperation between the Department of Regional Development and Public Administration, Department of Geography, and the Institute for Economic and Environmental Policy (IEEP) the conference is organized by Jan Evangelista Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem.

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  • Keynote speaker

    „Rural Border Areas – A Chance for Developing the Periphery?!"

    Prof. Dr.-Ing. Alexandra Weitkamp
  • Keynote Speaker

    „Governance of Shrinking Cities“

    Doc. RNDr. Petr Rumpel, Ph.D.
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