RSA Research Network on Smart City-Regional Governance for Sustainability

Third Conference, Gdańsk

Smart City-Regional Governance for Sustainability

- Spatial Smartness -

RSA Research Network on Smart City-Regional Governance for Sustainability

Third Conference, Gdańsk

Smart City-Regional Governance for Sustainability

- Spatial Smartness -


Preliminary Programme

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The final programme will be made available on 28 August 2017.


Thursday, 21 September 2017

08:30-09:00
Registration (ongoing) and coffee
09:00-09:30
Welcome, Opening Address
Iwona Sagan, Gerd Lintz
09:30-10:15
Keynote: Allan Cochrane
Governing the ungovernable: smart cities, city-regions and sustainability
10:15-11:35
Paper Session: Introduction, smart cities

Tassilo Herrschel
Introduction – four dimensions of smartness (working title)
Luca Mora, Mark Deakin, Alasdair Reid
Combining co-citation clustering and text-based analysis to identify the main development paths of smart cities
Suaad Jaber Laffta
Spatial smartness criteria and indicators – "The Smart city of Dubai initiative"
Jörg Musiolik, Bettina Furrer, Onur Yildirim
The transition of public sectors towards smart cities: Implication for analyzing and governing a radical innovation process
11:35-12:00
Coffee break
12:00-12:45
Discussion of papers
12:45-13:45
Lunch
13:45-14:45
Change of venue: Transport to European Solidarity Centre (ESC)
14:45-16:00
Time for visiting the exhibition at ESC
16:00-16:25
Coffee break
16:25-17:00
Keynote: Paweł Orłowski
The urban/metropolitan policy perspective (working title)
17:00-18:20
Paper Session: Smart cities – democracy, justice and participation

Igor Calzada
Democratising Smart Cities – Urban Commons
Byron Miller
Who has the right to the smart city?
Shashi Mehta
Public Participation as a Challenge for Environmental Governance in India
Justyna Anders-Morawska
Sustainability and smartness in heritage management – challenges for culture-based urban development
18:20-19:00
Discussion of papers
19.00
Conference Dinner (ESC)

Friday, 22 September 2017

08:45-09:15
Coffee
09:15-10:00
Keynote: Yonn Dierwechter
Smart city-regions: from global mirage to urban movement?
10:00-11:20
Paper Session: Smart city-regions – connecting territories and sectors

Gerd Lintz
Tracing Smartness – inter-territorial and inter-sectoral decision-making in city-regions regarding open space development
Dominika Studzińska
The local border traffic experiment at the Polish-Russian border
Daniel Gabaldón-Estevan
Governance of Urban Agglomerations as Complex Innovation Systems
Grzegorz Masik
Smart local managing in Gdańsk-Gdynia-Sopot Metropolitan Area in Poland
11:20-11:45
Coffee break
11:45-12:30
Discussion of papers
12:30-13:30
Lunch
13:30-14:15
Keynote: Maciej Smętkowski
The economic geography perspective (working title)
14:15-15:35
Paper Session: Smart city-regions – economic development

Anna Wojewnik-Filipkowska
Improving spatial smartness – financial and economic theoretical perspective
Dorota Kamrowska-Załuska, Hanna Obracht-Prondzyńska
Toward Policy Instrumentation for Urban Regeneration in Urban Functional Areas of Poland – Step to Smart Governance?
Stefano Di Vita
New Working Spaces in Milan. Location Patterns, Urban Effects, and Potentials for a City-Regional Governance
Anna Ankowska
Reframing accountability in city-regional governance – going beyond simple analysis of case studies of Manchester and Birmingham
15:35-16:00
Coffee break
16:00-16:45
Discussion of papers
16:45-17:30
Concluding discussion: What have we learned – what do we have to learn?
Chair: Iwona Sagan
Statements (2 mins each): Igor Calzada, Allan Cochrane, Yonn Dierwechter, Tassilo Herrschel, Gerd Lintz, Paweł Orłowski, Maciej Smętkowski, Stefano di Vita Open discussion

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