INTERREG IVC presence at the Open Days 2012

Posted on 6th November 2012 | Category: Programme

Open Days Logo10th European Week of Regions and Cities (OPEN DAYS 2012) will be held on 8-11 October in Brussels. Registration to all OPEN DAYS 2012 events is launched and you are invited to register to a wide variety of workshops. Below you can find a list of events related to the INTERREG IVC programme.

INTERREG IVC exhibition of project achievements

During the 10th edition of the OPEN DAYS, special attention is given to European territorial cooperation programmes. The INTERREG IVC programme will have an exhibition on the achievements of its projects. 10 stands (one for each subtheme of the Programme) will be placed on the 5th and 6th floors of the CoR building (Jacques Delors, Rue Belliard 101).

In order to attend the Opening Reception on Monday evening (8 October 2012, 18:30), please register via the OPEN DAYS online registration. The exhibition remains open throughout the OPEN DAYS week to all participants carrying an OPEN DAYS badge.

INTERREG IVC workshops + networking sessions

The INTERREG IVC programme organises two workshops during OPEN DAYS 2012: “INTERREG IVC capitalisation initiative: how EU regions can benefit?” and “Towards Europe 2020 aims: interregional solutions for smart specialisation”. After the INTERREG IVC workshops, two networking sessions with INTERREG IVC project partners are planned in the exhibition area. All OPEN DAYS participants are invited to meet INTERREG IVC project partners and exchange ideas and experience on project findings, good practices and results.

The first workshop is devoted to the programme capitalisation initiative and offers practical examples in the field of creative industries (CREA.RE project) and climate change (GRaBS project).

  • INTERREG IVC capitalisation initiative: how EU regions can benefit?
    9 October 2012, 14:30-16:15,  Code: 09B09
    Venue: Committee of the Regions, Jacques Delors Building, Rue Belliard 99-101, Room 51
    More information and registration

The workshop is followed by a networking session with INTERREG IVC projects under priority 2 “Environment and risk prevention” from 16:15 to 17:15 at the exhibition area.

The second workshop focuses on smart specialisation and gives the floor to three INTERREG IVC projects: TRES, BORDWIIS+ and KNOW-HUB.

  •  Towards Europe 2020 aims: Interregional solutions for smart specialisation
    10 October 2012, 11:15-13:00,  Code: 10B11
    Venue: Committee of the Regions, Jacques Delors Building, Rue Belliard 99-101, Room 51
    More information and registration

The workshop is followed by a networking session with INTERREG IVC projects under priority 1 “Innovation and the knowledge economy” from 13:00 to 14:00 at the exhibition area.

Joint workshop of INTERACT, INTERREG IVC, ESPON and URBACT

INTERREG IVC programme contributes also to a third workshop, which is jointly organised with the ESPON, URBACT and INTERACT programmes. The input of interregional cooperation to the discussion on urban transport issues is presented by the PIMMS CAPITAL project.

  • Policy, practice and evidence – delivering results in urban mobility through interregional cooperation
    9 October 2012, 09:00–10:45,  Code: 09C03
    Organisers: European Commission Directorate-General for Regional Policy, INTERACT, INTERREG IVC, ESPON, URBACT
    Venue: European Commission, Centre Borschette, Rue Froissart 36, Room 0D
    More information and registration

INTERREG IVC projects in other workshops

PERIA project

  • How can the regional level learn from each other on innovation? How can the regional context contribute to smart specialisation?
    9 October 2012, 09.00-13.00,  Code: 09B02
    Organisers: PERIA
    Venue: Centre of the Regions, Boulevard St Michel 80
    More information and registration

DAA project

  • Be SMART-think CITY! – How to match smartness, sustainability and inclusion in governing Europe of tomorrow?
    9 October 2012, 09:00 - 13:00, Code: 09A09
    Organisers: Be SMART-think CITY!
    Venue: Art56, rue de la Loi 56
    More information and registration

 EU2020 going local project

  • "EU2020 going local" - from European strategy to local actions
    10 October 2012 09:00 - 13:00, Code: 10B07
    Venue: Residence Palace, Rue de la Loi 155
    Organisers: EU2020 Going Local
    More information and registration

Please note that registration to all above-listed events is obligatory. You can register to all workshops on the official website of the OPEN DAYS 2012.

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