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Finalised projects: 90
EUR committed: 215.0 mln
Main project outputs > 280
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NEW BRIDGES - Final conference registration now open

Registration for the "NEW BRIDGES final conference Managing Urban-Rural Interaction for Quality of Life" has now been opened. The conference will be organized 30th November - 1st December in Hamburg, Germany.

The Conference invites practitioners, politicians, researchers and all interested stakeholders to share leading experiences about the current situation and future challenges seen within the work on quality of life and urban-rural interaction. The conference facilitates the exchange of experiences and knowledge in regard to innovative approaches and integrated management in regional development.

The conference offers:

• Presentations from experts working in the field of urban-rural development at different levels,
• Interactive workshops providing new ways to the work on quality of life and urban-rural interactions,
• Tested practices and tools on how to involve inhabitants and local stakeholders in planning proc-esses,
• New perspectives on regional planning, innovative management and cooperation methods,
• A possibility to discuss and learn from practical case examples from seven partner City-regions who will present their outcomes of NEW BRIDGES project,
• An excursion to visit Harbor City, International Building Exhibition Hamburg 2013 and International Gardening Exhibition Hamburg 2013

The conference programme and more information is now available here. The conference is free of charge.

Remember to register before 31st October 2011!

The conference is organised by the City of Hamburg and the HafenCity University in close cooperation with the Union of the Baltic Cities Commission on Environment, ECAT-Lithuania and Nordregio.

If you have any questions please contact maija.rusanen(at)

published 02.09.2011