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12th Conference of European regions and cities (KERS): 25 to 27 September 2016 in Salzburg, Austria

1. September 2016

The Institute of the Regions of Europe (IRE) invites you to the 12th Conference of Regions and Cities in Salzburg. The event will center around the topic “Sustainability in Regions and Cities of Europe".

The Institute of the Regions of Europe (IRE) has been working successfully for more than a decade to strengthen regional and local authorities across Europe. The 12th Conference of European Regions and Cities will be held at the Congress centre in Salzburg from 25 to 27 September 2016.

Aside from three panel discussions on sustainable integration, sustainable land management and sustainable water management, there will also be an IRE forum on the question of how to obtain financial support for major sustainable regional and municipal projects from European funds. Finally, “the importance of preserving cultural and historic heritage for sustainable tourism in cities and regions“ will be discussed at the IRE Symposium on Tuesday, the last day of the conference.

In addition to an array of international experts and decision-makers from the worlds of business and politics, the Executive Director of the European Investment Bank (EIB) Wilhelm Molterer will make a speech.

Attendance is free of charge for representatives of cities, municipalities and regions, representatives of academia, NGOs and students. The attendance fee for companies is EUR 350.

The Institute of the Regions of Europe (IRE) expects around 250 participants.

For registration please contact Martina Balazic (T +43 662 84 32 88-10)