Regional Studies Association: Ten Years On: Revisiting the National Spatial Strategy
Venue: The ESRI, Whitaker Square, Sir John Rogerson's Quay, Dublin 2
The aim of this Conference, which is being organised jointly by the ESRI and the Irish branch of the Regional Studies Association, is to explore the background to the current National Spatial Strategy, evaluate socio-economic developments in the 10 years since the introduction of the Strategy and identify the implications of contemporary population, settlement and economic trends.
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9:30-10:00 Registration & Coffee
10:00 Welcome: Chris van Egeraat, Chair Regional Studies Association, Irish Branch
10.05-10.50 Opening Address and Background:
Opening Address: Ms Jan O’Sullivan T.D., Minister of State of DECLG (TBC)
Professor Jim Walsh: An overview (Chair: Niall Cussen)
10.50-11.35: Keynote – Peter Mehlbye (Director of ESPON, Luxembourg)
European Perspectives for a New NSS
12.05-12.40 Professor Rob Kitchin and Dr. Gavin Daly
Planning for Population Loss (Chair: Henk van der Kamp)
12.40-1.15 Professor Edgar Morgenroth
The Cost of Sprawl (Chair: Henk van der Kamp)
2.15-2.45 Dr. David Meredith
Perspectives on Ireland’s Economic Geography: An Evaluation of Spatial Structures. (Chair: John FitzGerald)
2.45–3.20 Dr. Proinnsias Breathnacht and Dr. Chris van Egeraat
Enterprise and Labour: Hubs, Gateways and Inter-regional Specialisation. (Chair: John FitzGerald)
3.50-4.25 Dr. Sean O'Riordan
Governance and the NSS (Chair: Kieran Moylan)
4.25 – 5.00 Open Discussion
Spatial Planning: Supporting Social and Economic Development in Ireland (Chair: Niall Cussen)
Attendance Fee: €50 per person.
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