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Roundtable meeting for regions involved in the Reviews of HE in regional and city development
10-11 September 2009
OECD Conference Centre,
2, rue André-Pascal, Paris 16
Reviews of Higher Education in Regional and City Development are the OECD's vehicle 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.
In 2008-2010, the OECD Reviews of Higher Education in Regional and City Development are reaching out to 15 cities and regions in 11 countries. The reviews are carried out by the OECD Programme on Institutional Management in Higher Education (IMHE) in collaboration with The World Bank and other OECD directorates and programmes which also conduct separate reviews of regional innovation systems.
This roundtable meeting took stock of progress made in the regions involved the OECD Review of Higher Education in Regional and City Development in 2008-2010.
The aim of the meeting was:
The meeting consisted of:
To see the full programme and the presentations, please click here.
For the brochure with programme and participants in PDF, please click here.
Speakers and contributors included Regional co-ordinators, experts and OECD staff. To see the list of speakers with a short presentation, please click here.
The meeting was intended for regions taking part in the OECD reviews. Up to five representatives from each region (including universities and their key stakeholders) were invited to participate. The meeting was also open to experts involved in the OECD reviews, as well as regions and their HEIs that have already joined the third round of reviews, or are planning to do so.
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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).