26-02-2019 - 14:30
Reconversion of industrial areas in the framework of regional policy
European Parliament Brussels - Paul Henri Spaak (PHS) 7C050

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  • 14.30-14.45 Welcome

Ramón Luis VALCÁRCEL SISO, Vice-President of the European Parliament responsible for STOA

Rosa D'AMATO, Member of the European Parliament, Committee on Regional Development

Pirita LINDHOLM - Moderator - Director of the European Regions Research and Innovation

  • 14.45-15.05 Setting the scene: Reconversion of industrial areas, an EU regional policy opportunity

Lorraine FARRELLY, Professor, Head of Architecture, University of Reading

  • 15.05-15.45 Policy perspective: institutional strategies

Sander HAPPAERTS, Policy analyst, Directorate-General Regional and Urban Policy, European Commission

Gerald MUSCAT, Head of Urban Development Division, Projects Directorate, European Investment Bank

Gilles PARGNEAUX, Member of the European Parliament - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

Bronis ROPĖ, Member of the European Parliament, Committee on Regional Development

  • 15.45-16.00

Q&A with the audience

  • 16.00-17.00 Case studies from all over Europe

City of Bilbao (Spain): Jordan GUARDO, Senuior Advisor to Bilbao Mayor's Office

City of Gothembourg (Sweden): Catrine NORRGÅRD, Director Gothenburg European Office

City of L'Aquila (Italy): Fabio GRAZIOSI, Professor, University of L'Aquila

City of Gdansk (Poland): Natalia WIENCKIEWICZ and Martyna BUKOWSKA, Managers at the Gdansk Economic Development Agency Ltd

Ruhr Region (Germany): Michael SCHWARZE-RODRIAN, EU Representative of the RVR

City of Lille (France): Virginie RENAULT-CREDOZ, Director of the Mission "Third Industrial Revolution" at the Haut-de-France Regional Council

  • 17.00-17.15

Q&A with the audience

  • 17.15-17.30 Conclusions

Rosa D'AMATO, Member of the European Parliament, REGI

Paul RÜBIG, Member of the European Parliament, STOA First Vice-Chair