Watch plenary lectures and smart governance session live here!
NB! Conference will be held in English only!
09.30-10.00 Registration, morning refreshments
10.00-10.15 Welcome notes
10.15-10.40 Setting the stage
10.50-12.40 Smart governance panel presents issues from an administrative perspective. How public authorities manage planning process, how is data collected and used? How to bring together neighbouring municipalities to solve common problems? Aim is to inspire with Nordic and Baltic case studies in creating sustainable regions and also suggest some tools for doing so.
Presentations followed by discussion on innovative governance practices. Facilitated by Åsa Hildestrand (Nordregio).
10.50-12.40 Resource panel seeks to highlight how economic and environmental challenges relate to planning process in urban-rural context.
Presentations followed by discussion on efficient use of resources. Facilitated by Mikael Kullman, PLEEC partner.
10.50-12.40 Society panel looks at how the trends in society influence planning. It contains one of the least predictable aspects, which at the same time pose great challenges to planning. How to manage the challenges from ageing population, increased migration and mobility, urbanisation and new lifestyles?
Presentations followed by discussion as to what extent can societal changes be predicted and thereby incorporated into planning activities. Facilitated by Age Poom, University of Tartu.
13.45-15.00 Smart governance panel
13.45-15.00 Resources panel
13.45-15.00 Society panel
15.00-15.40 Plenary session with guest speakers, wrap-up discussions
15.40-16.30 Mingling and refreshments