Get ready for the 20th edition of European Week of Regions and Cities!
The European Week of Regions and Cities is the biggest annual four-day event organised by the European Commission to showcase cities´ and regions´ capacity to create growth and jobs, implement European Union´s cohesion policy, and prove the importance of the local and regional level for good European governance. It has grown to become a unique communication and networking platform, bringing together regions and cities all over Europe, including politicians, administrators, experts, and academia.
This year, the 20th edition of the European Week of Regions and Cities will take place from 10 to 13 October 2022 in a hybrid format, with the possibility to participate in person in Brussels or join sessions virtually. Over 1000 speakers will take the floor from all over the EU and beyond during the 386 hours of interactive conferences spread over 4 days.
The programme includes a virtual exhibition and sessions on four main themes: Green Transition, Territorial Cohesion, Digital Transition and Youth Empowerment.
The importance and opportunities of using (open) data is also in focus, with several onsite and online sessions on open data for cohesion policy, open data platforms, data ecosystems, public procurement etc. Here are some of these sessions you can follow online:
- ´Open Data: Harmonisation, Cooperation and Interreg`;
- ´Data boost for the Cohesion Policy Open Data Platform` ;
- ´Creating successful data ecosystems: what we learned from data sharing practitioners`;
- ´TED: innovating EU public procurement`.
Read the full programme and register on the website of the event.