Together with the Department of Regional Development and Public Administration and the Department of Geography, the IEEP organizes the international conference Social And Economic Development & Regional Policy: Adaptation Of Post-Industrial Society To Global Changes. The conference is under the supervission of the Regional Studies Association.
Conference dates: 27th – 28th June 2018. Abstract submission until: 31st March 2018. More info: here.
On 9 – 10th November 2017, IEEP organized first large MC meeting of the COST Action LAND4FLOOD. There were participants from 28 European countries, having prof. James Nickum from IWRA as a special guest. One of the meeting goals was the development of a Policy Brief with the key topic of the project (why land matters for the flood risk management).
From October 2017, the IEEP investigates methods for the economic evaluation of green and blue infrastructure in urban areas. Read more about the project here.
The IEEP work has been notices by the local “UJEP stories” portal (article only in Czech).
On Tuesday 7th November 2017, at FSE UJEP the Australian professor John Sheehan (University of Technology, Sydney) gave the public lecture called: Innovative Instruments of the Land Governance: Transferable Development Rights in Australia.
Within the project UrbanAdapt, the IEEP published the economic evaluation of selected climate change adaptation measures in Prague, Pilsen and Brno (study available only in Czech). Summary of outputs in Englich is available here.