Second Call for Papers – 16th APDR Congress






    Second Call for Papers          16th APDR Congress      University of Madeira, Funchal      Colégio dos Jesuítas, 5th to 10th July 2010  




    Portugal is formed by many ports and gates, hinge spaces, border channels and nodes, of local and global networks, which sus­tainability is assured by territories with borders are defined by sea routes. It is more so in Madeira, key to the Mediterranean, which territory extends to Venezuela, South Africa, Australia, Channels Is­lands, Lisbon and Algarve. This Congress theme tries to bring to scientific reflection the uprising and the development of these hinge spaces that end up being more relevant when there are globalization processes, when these spaces acquire diverse typologies and when nomadic institutions start to condition the sedentary.  We have the pleasure to announce the participation of the following Keynote Speakers  ¨ Andrew Gillespie, Professor of Communications Geography in Newcastle University;¨ Roger Vickerman, Professor of European Economics and Dean of the University of Kent at Brussels;¨ Philip Maccann, Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics at The University of Waikato at New Zealand; ¨ Geoffrey Hewings, Professor of Geography and Regional Science, of Economics, of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA;¨ Roberta Capello, Professor of Regional and Urban Economics at the Polytechnic of Milan and President of the Regional Science Association International (RSAI);¨ Peter Nijkamp, Professor of Regional Economics and Economic Geography at the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam.  
And the following Teachers for the classes of Regional Science that will be place in the 16th APDR Congress   ¨ Alfredo Marvão Pereira, Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics of the College of William and Mary in Williams­burg, Virginia¨ Antonio Miguel Bento, Professor of Economic and Environmental Interaction in the Department of Applied Economics and Man­agement of the Cornell University;¨ Paulo Guimarães, Professor in Economics Department, Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA;¨ Paulo A. L. D. Nunes, Professor of Environmental Economics in School for Advanced Studies in Venice Foundation, Venice Inter­national University, Italy;¨ Rui Batista, Professor of Strategy and Organizations in Technical Superior Institute in Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal  THEMES 1. Challenges of regional development2. Migration flows and integration processes3. Crisis and re-location of economic activities4. Interdisciplinary and plurality of regional development models5. Territorial-based innovation processes6. Infrastructure and regional development7. Information society and regional development8. Tourism and sustainability9. Regional, local and rural development policies10. Regional and local finances and taxation11. Environmental and natural resources economics12. Operational models for regional economies13. Decision support systems for regional development14. Geographical information systems and territorial planning15. Methods of spatial analysis16. Madeira’s economy after autonomy17. Other topics of regional science has at least 4 papers 
Key dates  Abstracts:Abstracts reception—SECOND CALL: 10th  to 30th January 2010Abstracts acceptance: 15 days after the date of reception Papers:Papers for Arbitration session: 24th April 2010Papers for  Bartholomew Award (under 33 years): 24th April 2010Papers for Other Sessions: 22th May 2010Extended abstract for the Poster: 22th May 2010Papers acceptance: 15 days after the date of receptionStudy Visits: 5th to 7th July 2010Congress: 8th to 10th July 2010 Selection and organization of papers in sessions with Arbitration (A), Sessions Bartholomew (B), Additional Sessions (O) and Posters (P). Abstracts are accepted in the following languages: Portuguese, English, Spanish or French. The papers can be presented in one of these four languages and parallel sessions will be organized by language to facilitate the participation of people who do not speak Portuguese. Abstract Submission

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  Organizing Committee:  • António Almeida (University of Madeira) • Ricardo Fabrício (University of Madeira) • Vera Barros (University of Madeira) • Ricardo Correia (University of Madeira) • Tomaz Ponce Dentinho (APDR President) Contacts Associação Portuguesa para o Desenvolvimento Regional — APDR
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