10-13 October 2011,
Numerous locations in Brussels
The motto of OPEN DAYS 2011 “Buying Europe’s future: Areas and cities delivering clever, sustainable as well as inclusive growth” shall be connected to the discussion on the long-term point of view of the regional policy. The occasion will stand for a perfect structure for areas and also cities to influence the political debate and additionally to display good method. The 3 thematic concerns of the Open Days will cover:
- Europe 2020 thinking of exactly how regions add to clever, lasting and also comprehensive growth through communication policy;
- Much better shipment to focus on exactly how to enhance the delivery of communication policy in the present duration as well as post-2013;
Geography issues highlighting the usefulness of territorial approaches when identifying demands and exploiting potentials at regional and regional degree (metropolitan advancement; territorial collaboration; EGTC; macro-regions; participation with third countries).
Regions, cities, EU establishments, companies, banks as well as associations going to come to be an OPEN DAYS occasion partner have time to do so up until 4 March 2011 by sending they application. Around 100 workshops and also debates along the above pointed out motifs will certainly be arranged, to which some 6,000 individuals are expected to go to. A crucial attribute will certainly again be the showcase of great tasks co-funded by the European regional plan.
Among the novelties of the 2011 version of OPEN DAYS worries the idea of the Satisfying Place, which counts for one third of the OPEN DAYS workshops. The emphasis of the events at the Satisfying Area will get on presenting effective public-private collaborations from regions and cities, e.g. in the field of public transportation, energy supply and also energy efficiency, waste and also water therapy, as well as health services.