Conference 2018

Social and economic development & regional policy

Adaptation of Post-Industrial Society to Global Changes

18th International Scientific Conference

27th June – 28th June 2018

Keynote speakers

Prof. Dr. – Ing. Alexandra Weitkamp

  • Alexandra Weitkamp has the chair of land management at Technical University of Dresden since 2014. She is a studied surveyor and also passes the second state examination of federal state of lower Saxony. Afterwards, she worked at Bayer AG Leverkusen in the department of site planning and infrastructure as a senior employee. Since end of 2003, Alexandra Weitkamp work at Leibniz Universität Hannover. 2008 she graduated in the topic of “Revitalisation of Derelict Land in Context of Land Use Recycling Economy” at university of Bonn. Her current research topics are real estate valuation in context of experts’ knowledge and statistical methods, land policy instruments, stakeholders’ behaviour in land management measures and decreasing rural areas.
  • Inter alia, Alexandra Weitkamp is member of European Academy of Land Use and Development (EALD), of DKG (German Geodetic Commission) and of the DVW working group Land Management (with deputy chair).
  • Keynote speech: „Rural Border Areas – A Chance for Developing the Periphery?!”

Doc. RNDr. Petr Rumpel, Ph.D.

  • Petr Rumpel (1964) is associate professor in economic geography and Head of Centre of City and Regional Management, which is a part of Department of Human Geography and Regional Development, University of Ostrava. Graduate of doctoral studies at Charles University Prague in the specialization Regional and Political Geography. Petr Rumpel´s research interests are local and regional development theory and practice, especially city and regional marketing, restructuring of old industrial regions, governance of shrinking cities and approaches in constructing regional advantage.
  • Statement:
  • A good governance with effective public sector and generating place leaders is a pre-condition of successful development of lagging behind localities and regions such as e.g. old industrial regions of Ostrava and Ústí nad Labem.
  • Keynote speech: „Governance of Shrinking Cities”

Keynote speakers

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Prof. Dr. – Ing. Alexandra Weitkamp

  • Alexandra Weitkamp has the chair of land management at Technical University of Dresden since 2014. She is a studied surveyor and also passes the second state examination of federal state of lower Saxony. Afterwards, she worked at Bayer AG Leverkusen in the department of site planning and infrastructure as a senior employee. Since end of 2003, Alexandra Weitkamp work at Leibniz Universität Hannover. 2008 she graduated in the topic of “Revitalisation of Derelict Land in Context of Land Use Recycling Economy” at university of Bonn. Her current research topics are real estate valuation in context of experts’ knowledge and statistical methods, land policy instruments, stakeholders’ behaviour in land management measures and decreasing rural areas.
  • Inter alia, Alexandra Weitkamp is member of European Academy of Land Use and Development (EALD), of DKG (German Geodetic Commission) and of the DVW working group Land Management (with deputy chair).
  • Keynote speech: „Rural Border Areas – A Chance for Developing the Periphery?!”
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Doc. RNDr. Petr Rumpel, Ph.D.

  • Petr Rumpel (1964) is associate professor in economic geography and Head of Centre of City and Regional Management, which is a part of Department of Human Geography and Regional Development, University of Ostrava. Graduate of doctoral studies at Charles University Prague in the specialization Regional and Political Geography. Petr Rumpel´s research interests are local and regional development theory and practice, especially city and regional marketing, restructuring of old industrial regions, governance of shrinking cities and approaches in constructing regional advantage.
  • Statement:
  • A good governance with effective public sector and generating place leaders is a pre-condition of successful development of lagging behind localities and regions such as e.g. old industrial regions of Ostrava and Ústí nad Labem.
  • Keynote speech: „Governance of Shrinking Cities”

Topics

 

  • Regional Development and Finance (incl. Financial Analysis, Fundraising)
  • Quantitative Methods in Regional Economy (incl. Regional Based Case Studies)
  • Regional Policy and its Effectiveness (incl. Restructuring of Regions, Innovations in Regions)
  • Local Economy and Regional Competitiveness (incl. Markets for Local Products)
  • Management and ICT (incl. Knowledge Management, Innovation Management, Governance)

 

  • Environment and Regional Development (incl. Revitalization after Coal Mining, revitalization of Brownfields)
  • Marketing and Regions (incl. Social Marketing, Marketing of Municipalities, Cities and Regions)
  • Social Opportunities and Risks in the Post-industrial Region (incl. Social Exclusion, Poverty, Migration, Data Sources)
  • Quality of Life (Regional Determinants, Health, Addictions)
  • Section for Young Researchers (under 26 years old)

 

Following high-quality papers were selected for the publication in GeoScape Journal

(indexed in Web of Science)

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The influence of wealth on philanthropy: A cross-regional study

Eva Fuchsová, Jitka Laštovková, Michaela Jánská

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Social and economic development & regional policy

Multilevel Governance in Post-Industrial Societies

19th International Scientific Conference

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Where does it take place?

Jan Evangelista Purkyne University

Ústí nad Labem, Pasteurova 3544/1