Hungarian Regional Science Association (HRSA)

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Conference – The development prospects of industrial cities in Central Europe

Within the framework of the project „Győr Automotive Region as the new trend and means of spatial development” (TÁMOP-4.2.2A-11/1/KONV-2012-0010), we would like to invite you to our conference.

The development prospects of industrial cities in Central Europe

Venue:       Széchenyi István University, VIP Hall (Győr, Egyetem tér 1.)

Date:          21 May 2014

PROGRAMME (in pdf)


 9.30    Registration

10.00   Opening, welcome address           Péter Földesi, rector, Széchenyi István University

10.15   Plenary session 1.

Petr Pavlínek professor, Charles University, Prague; University of Nebraska, Omaha
The internationalization of corporate R&D and the development of automotive R&D in East-Central Europe

Bolesław Domański professor – Krzysztof Gwosdz associate professor, Institute of Geography and Spatial Management Jagiellonian University, Kraków
Regional and local dynamics of the automotive industry in Poland: determinants and prospects

Éva Kiss professor, scientific advisor, HAS CAES Geographical Institute, Budapest
Industrial Development in Hungary During and After the Crisis

Rudolf Pástor assistant professor, Faculty of National Economy Economic University of Bratislava
The development of infocommunication technologies in Slovakia

13.00   Lunch

14.00   Plenary session 2.

Jan Sucháček professor, Department of Regional and Environmental Economics VŠB Technical University of Ostrava
Some notes on (post)industrial cities in Central Europe

Adam Drobniak associate professor, Department of Spatial Economics University of Economics, Katowice
Resilience in the Upper Silesia post-industrial cities

Darko Vukovic assistant professor, Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijić”, Belgrade
Towards revitalization of industrial cities in Serbia

Gábor Lux research fellow, HAS CERS Institute for Regional Studies, Pécs
Transcending duality? From FDI-dominated to endogenous development

16.30   Coffee Break

17.00   Roundtable Discussion The development prospects of industrial cities in Central Europe

19.00   Reception

Registration is free of charge. Please register here:

The language of the conference is English.

The event will be realized in the cooperation of Széchenyi István University, Hungarian Regional Science Association and HAS CERS Institute for Regional Studies.

Contact: Gábor Lux




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