Programme

Facilitator: Jörg Knieling, Professor, HafenCity University

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Wednesday, 30th of November 2011

8.30 Registration
9.00-9.20

Welcome words

Mr. Björn Grönholm, Head of Secretariat, Union of the Baltic Cities Commission on Environment
Mrs. Ute Herrmann, Head of Unit, Ministry for Urban Development and Environment, Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg'
Mr. Joachim Müller, Head of Department for Regional Management and Europe, Ludwigslust County

9.20-10.30

Urban-rural interaction and VASAB Long Term Perspective for the Territorial Development of the Baltic Sea Region Presentation

Dr. Wilfried Görmar, Deputy Head of Division, Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban
Affairs and Spatial Development (BBSR)

Rurban: Rural-Urban partnership for Sustainable Development Presentation

Sabrina Lucatelli, Policy Adviser in Urban policy and territorial cohesion, DG REGIO, Directorate for Policy conception and Coordination

10.30-11.00 Poster session: Presenting the outcomes of the Pilot Actions with Coffee
NEW BRIDGES partner city-regions
11.00-11.50

The main achievements and outputs of NEW BRIDGES project Presentation

Lauri Hooli, Project Coordinator, UBC EnvCom
Stefanie Lange, Research Fellow, Nordregio
Audrone Alijosiute, Director, ECAT-Lithuania

11.50-12.00 Introduction to the Parallel sessions
12.00 Lunch
13.00-14.30 Parallel sessions
A) Urban-rural interactions
B) Managing Quality of life
C) Stakeholder involvement
14.30-15.00 Poster session: Presenting the outcomes of the Pilot Actions with Coffee
NEW BRIDGES partner city-regions
15.00-16.00 Plenary discussion about the outputs of Parallel Sessions
Facilitator Jörg Knieling, Moderators of Parallel Sessions together with Plenary
16.00 Final remarks
Björn Grönholm, Head of Secretariat, UBC Commission on Environment
Maxi Nachtigall, Project Officer, CBSS - Baltic 21 video Sustainable Urban Rural Development
Visiting Hamburg Christmas Market
19.00 Conference Dinner

Parallel sessions (13.00-14.30)

A) Urban-rural interactions B) Managing Quality of life C) Stakeholder involvement
Moderator:
Dr. Lukas Smas,
Senior Research Fellow,
Nordregio, Sweden
Moderator:
Marie Cugny-Seguin,
Project Coordinator, European
Environment Agency, Denmark
Moderator:
Dr. Lisa Hörnström,
Senior Research Fellow,
Nordregio, Sweden
Presenters: Presenters: Presenters:

1. Dr. Kjell Nilsson, Deputy Director, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

2. Dr. Rolf Oldejans, Project Manager, Municipality of Enschede, Netherlands

3. Andreas Obersteg, Research Associate, HafenCity University & Dr. Rolf-Barnim Foth, Head of Metropolitan Affairs, Marketing and Tourism, Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg

1. Dr. Petri Kahila, Senior Research Fellow, Nordregio, Sweden

2. Mikko Laaksonen, Project Planner, Regional Council of Southwest Finland

3. Jüri Uljas, Researcher, Tallinn University and Estonian Entrepreneurship University of Applied Sciences

1. Dr. Göran Cars, Professor, Royale institute of Technology, Sweden

2. Dr. Rasa Melnikiene, Director, Lithuanian Institute of Agrarian Economics

3. Eva Norman, Administrator, & Christin Gimberger, Planning engineer, Örebro Municipality City Planning, Sweden

Thursday, 1st of December 2011

09.00-15.00

Bus excursion to Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg

The excursion will visit the Harbour City of Hamburg, the International Building and Planning Exhibition IBA Hamburg 2013 and International Gardening Ex-hibition Hamburg IGS 2013. During the excursion several urban development projects concerning e.g. sustainable housing, renewable energies, integration and brown field usage will be presented by local experts. The excursion is open for all participants and is free of charge.