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Roundtable on Higher Education in Regional and City Development
15-16 September 2010
OECD Conference Centre,
2, rue André-Pascal, Paris 16
Reviews of Higher Education in Regional and City Development are the OECD's tool to mobilise higher education for economic, social and cultural development of cities and regions. Reviews analyse how the higher education system impacts upon regional and local development. They facilitate stronger collaborative work and capacity building between cities and regions and their HEIs.
In 2005-10 the OECD has conducted 28 reviews in 18 countries. The reviews have been carried out by the OECD Programme on Institutional Management in Higher Education (IMHE) in collaboration with other international organisations (e.g. World Bank) and OECD directorates and programmes.
The objectives of the roundtable are:
To see the full programme is available here.
For the brochure with programme and participants in PDF, please click here.
The conference will take place in conference room six in the OECD Conference Centre.
A cocktail reception will take place in the Salle Marshall Building in the main OECD complex on the evening of Wednesday 15 September, immediately after the meeting session.
Speakers and Contributors
Speakers and contributors will include regional co-ordinators, OECD staff and representatives from national,regional and local governments and the EC. To see the list of speakers and their short biographies, please click here.
The meeting is intended for cities and regions taking part in the OECD reviews. Up to seven representatives from each region (including universities and their key stakeholders) are invited to participate. The meeting is also open to experts involved in the OECD reviews, as well as regions and their HEIs that are interested in joining the reviews later.
Participants are asked to self-register for the event via this link using their MyOECD login and password.
Please consult the following link to find information about hotels, transportations and OECD facilities:
Should you require any further information, please contact Jaana Puukka, who is leading the OECD work on Higher Education in Cities and Regions (firstname.lastname@example.org; tel. +33 1 45 24 16 61).