Dr. Walter Deffaa is invited by URENIO Research and the Department of Urban and Regional Development and Planning, Faculty of Technology, AUTH, for three lectures on the current urban and regional policy of the European Union on 17, 18, and 19 October 2016. Subjects and venue are below.
Dr. Deffaa holds a Degree in Economics from the University of TÃ¼bingen and TU Berlin, a PhD in Economics from the University of Stuttgart-Hohenheim, and served as Director-General of DG Regional and Urban Policy since 2012.
1. Smart Specialisation Strategies in the EU: challenges of implementation
17 October 2016 11.00 – 13.00
Aristotle University Research Dissemination Center
This session is fully booked, due to the available number of seats in the room.
2. EU cohesion and development policy: today and designs for beyond 2020
18 October 2016 16.00 – 18.00
Amphitheatre, Central Library, AUTH
Following the lecture, a discussion between W. Deffaa and prof. N. Varsakelis (vice rector), prof. T. Laopoulos (vice rector), prof. G. Kafkalas, and prof. N. Komninos, on the role of universities in the European cohesion policy
3. EU policy of urban development and planning
19 October 2016 12.00 – 14.00
Faculty of Technology School of Architecture, Room 301