The Territorial Development Unit of the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre and RSA Europe present a webinar series based on selected themes of the SMARTER 2020 Conference. In line with the measures to contain the diffusion of COVID-19, the physical event will be replaced by a series of six webinars held between 15 September and 3 December 2020.
The webinars will offer an opportunity to discuss and compare different territorial development approaches, exploring how they engage with the European Commission's priorities for 2019-2024 and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Webinar 1: “Place-based responses to the COVID-19 economic crisis” on 17 September 2020 from 10:00 to 12:00 CEST
Webinar 2: “Smart Specialisation Strategies for Sustainability – opportunities for economic recovery and competitiveness” on 6 October 2020 - 9:30 - 11:30 CEST
Webinar 3: “Smart Specialisation for Sustainable Development Goals” on 10 November 2020 - 11:00-12:30 (CET)
Webinar 4: “Smart Specialisation: evidence, lessons, challenges and opportunities” on 24 November 2020
Webinar 5: "Quality of life in European cities: are cities in Europe inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable?", (November - date to be confirmed)
Webinar 6: “Urban strategies and Smart Specialisation”, on 3 December 2020