Upcoming Events: Update from ERSA Agenda and ERSA Sections

Upcoming Events: Update from ERSA Agenda and ERSA Sections


31 May, 2019 – Nr 05


The issue contains:

·     On ERSA Agenda coming soon

·     ERSA Sections’ Agendas

·     Other Events


Events Agenda 2019


On ERSA Agenda


59th ERSA Congress

27-30 August 2019

Lyon, France


Over 700 participants from all continents already registered!


What about you?


Join us in Lyon where academics, researchers but also practitioners and policy representatives will gather and debate the theme “Cities, regions and digital transformations: Opportunities, risks and challenges”.



Standard fees until 30th June 2019


Follow the event on Twitter @ersa2019Lyon #ersa2019Lyon and #LyonIwillbethere


2nd REGIO-ERSA Academic Lecture 2019

20 June 2019, Brussels Belgium

Topic: Transport investment, economic performance and regional development.


Speaker: Patricia Melo, Lisbon School of Economics and Management

Discussant: Taede Tillema, University of Groningen. KiM Netherlands Institute for Transport Policy Analysis



Registration is free but mandatory.


You cannot attend? You are lucky, the Lecture will be web-streamed, link will be posted on our website soon.


Follow the event on our social media: #RegioErsaLecture


ERSA Summer School 2019

Cities and regions in the process of transformation

16-22 June 2019, Katowice, Poland


Preliminary Programme now available!


The local Organising Committee is pleased to communicate the agenda for the upcoming Summer School where 24 young researchers will have the chance to attend outstanding lectures from prominent scholars, present their research and get precious feedback.


Discover the programme


Follow the event on our social media: #ersasummerschool #katowice



17th European Week of Regions and Cities

7-10 October 2019, Brussels, Belgium

Master Class and University Sessions 2019


We are happy to communicate that the Calls for the Master Class and university sessions have been very successful:

·     30 Master Class participants will be shortly confirmed out of 99 applications received

·     10 University Sessions approved


Save the dates!

·     More info on the University sessions to be posted online on 21st June 2019

·     The on-line registration will open on 8th July 2019

Stay tuned in more


3rd REGIO-ERSA Academic Lecture 2019

24 October 2019, Brussels, Belgium

Topic: Regional (resilient) labour market (tbc)

Speaker: Jouke van Dijk, University of Groningen, The Netherlands

Save the date! more


On ERSA Sections’ Agendas


Portuguese Section: 26th APDR Congress

Evidence-based territorial policymaking:

Formulation, implementation and evaluation of policy

4-5 July 2019, University of Aveiro, Portugal

Best fees until 4th June 2019




French Speaking Section and Romanian Section: The 56th Colloquium of the ASRDLF and the 12th Conference of the Romanian Regional Science Association

4-6 July 2019, ”Al.I. Cuza” University of Iasi, Romania



RSAI British & Irish Section:

47th Annual Conference

16-19 July 2019, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Registration – Best fees until 7th June 2019



Italian Section

A. I. S. Re XL Annual Scientific Conference

Beyond the crises: Renewal, reconstruction and local development

16-18 September 2019, L’Aquila, Italy




Hungarian Section: 7th Central European Conference in Regional Science

Flows of resources in the regional economy in the age of digitalisation

09-11 October 2019, Sopron, Hungary


Additional Special Session on «Networks, development and disparities in regions” at the 7th CERS. Download the Call for Paper


Registration – Best fees until 31st May 2019



Spanish Section: XLV International Conference on Regional Science

Tackling with societal, technological and climate changes in peripheral territories

20-22 November 2019, Castelló, Spain



Other Events
Summer School on “Wine, Terroir, Tourism

1-5 July 2019, University of Lausanne, Switzerland




4th Workshop on Spatial Dimensions of the Labour Market

11-12 July 2019, Marseille, France