2nd International Seminar

URBAN AND REGIONAL ECONOMICS - CENTRAL EUROPEAN PERSPECTIVES

6-7 June 2013, Katowice

Department of Spatial Economics, University of Economics in Katowice

 

1. OBJECTIVES AND THEMES

Objectives

The main objectives of the 2nd International Seminar are:

  1. Academic debate on actual issues of urban and regional economics in Central Europe
  2. Identify similarities and differences between the economics of cities and regions in Central Europe
  3. Integration of academics from Central European countries in order to develop joint resarch projects and improve education in urban and regional studies

Themes

We welcome papers from following themes:

  1. Urban and regional competitveness and entrepreneurship
  2. Land use policy for cities and regions in transition
  3. Urban and regional public services and infrastructure
  4. Urban and regional economic resilience
  5. EU regional policy and its impact on cities and regions in Central Europe
  6. Urban real estate economics
  7. Governance and civic initiatives in urban and regional planning

2. ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Chair of Local Organizing Committee:

Prof. zw. dr hab. Krystian Heffner

Department of Spatial Economics, University of Economics in Katowice

Contact person of Local Organizing Committee:

Dr Adam Polko

Department of Spatial Economics, University of Economics in Katowice

ul. 1 Maja 50, 40-287 Katowice

phone: +48 32 2577411

fax: +48 32 2577413

mobile phone: +48 608538892

e-mail: adam.polko@ue.katowice.pl

 

3. IMPORTANT DATES

10 APRIL 2013    Abstract submission deadline

15 APRIL 2013    Notification of acceptance

30 APRIL 2013    End of registration and participation fee payment deadline

6-7 JUNE 2013    2nd International Seminar in Katowice

30 JUNE 2013     Paper submission deadline

All accepted papers will be publish in the peer reviewed leading Polish journal of spatial economy and regional planning STUDIA REGIONALIA or in the special issue of JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT.

 

4. REGISTRATION FORM AND SEMINAR LEAFLET

5. SEMINAR FEES

Participants from abroad

125 EURO (including: conference bag, lunches, coffee breaks, dinner, study visit, cost of publication)

50 EURO - participants who do not submit papers

RecipientUniversity of Economics in Katowice
Recipient address1 Maja 50, 40-287 Katowice
BankING Bank Slaski S.A.
Bank addressSokolska 34, 40-086 Katowice
AccountPL 70 1050 1214 1000 0023 3448 5238
SWIFT codeINGBPLPW

Please include your full name and annotation URBAN ECONOMICS on the bank transfer.

 

Participants from Poland

500 PLN (including: conference bag, lunches, coffee breaks, dinner, study visit, cost of publication)

200 PLN - participants who do not submit papers

RecipientUniversity of Economics in Katowce
Recipient address1 Maja 50, 40-287 Katowice
BankING Bank Slaski S.A.
Bank addressSokolska 34, 40-086 Katowice
AccountPL 65 1050 1214 1000 0007 0000 7974
SWIFT codeINGBPLPW

Please include your full name and annotation URBAN ECONOMICS on the bank transfer.

 

6. VENUE AND ACCOMMODATION

Venue

The Scientific Information Centre and Academic Library

Address: 11a Bankowa Street, Katowice

www.ciniba.edu.pl

 

Accommodation

Hotels located in walking distance to the seminar venue:

  1. Novotel, Aleja Rozdzieńskiego 16. www.novotel.com/pl/home/katowice_centrum.shtml
  2. Ibis Budget Katowice Centrum, Aleja Rozdzieńskiego 18, www.accorhotels.com/pl/hotel-6601-ibis-budget-katowice-centrum-wczesniej-etap-hotel/index.shtml
  3. Qubus Hotel Prestige, Uniwersytecka 13, www.qubushotel.com/hotele.php?lang=1&id_h=10
  4. Hotel Katowice, Aleja Korfantego 9, www.hotel-katowice.com.pl
  5. Hotel Olympia, Aleja Korfantego 35, www.stylehotels.pl/en/stylehotels

7. PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME

6 June 2013 (Thursday)

9:00-10:00 Registration

10:00-10:30 Opening and welcome

10:30-12:00 Session 1

12:00-12:15 Coffee break

12:15-14:15 Session 2

14:15-15:00 Lunch

15:00-16:30 Session 3

19:00-21:00 Dinner

7 June 2013 (Friday)

9:00-10:30 Session 4

10:30-10:45 Coffee break

10:45-12:00 Session 5

12:00-12:30 Summary and closing

12:30-13:00 Lunch

13:00-16:00 Study visit

 

8. PAST SEMINAR IN BRIEF

Please visit:

www.ue.katowice.pl/cms/index.php?id=4693