EVENT: Does city autonomy matter? City and regional recovery outside the greater Southeast


Date: Friday 7th November 2014

Time: 09:30 – 16:00

Venue: The LIghthouse, 11 Mitchell Lane, Glasgow, G1 3NU

The Scottish Cities Knowledge Centre in collaboration with Policy Scotland, University of Glasgow, is pleased to host this event in Glasgow.

Outline Programme:

– Prof Steve Fothergill, ‘Are cities really the motors of regional economic growth?’
– ‘Research Visions’ presentations from key urban research institutes
– Participatory discussion of future directions for urban policy and research
– Scoping discussion for a North British Urban Research Network (N-BURN) involving researchers and policy makers

The event will appeal to those involved in urban, local and regional development – spanning ‘policy’, ‘practice’ and ‘research’, and public, private and ‘third’ sectors. To view the full programme, please click Draft programme

To attend, please email Dr Georgiana Varna (Georgiana.Varna@glasgow.ac.uk) indicating your institutional affiliation and any special access or dietary requirements.

Directions to the venue and a final programme will be circulated to participants prior to the event.

Prof Iain Docherty, Prof Donald Houston and Dr Georgiana Varna Scottish Cities Knowledge Centre (www.sckc.org.uk) University of Glasgow