6Aika at European Week of Regions and Cities, Brussels

10.10.2018
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10.10.2018
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Cities as Platforms: Joint Value Creation in Post-2020 EU

The Six City Strategy welcomes you to join an event at the European Week of Regions and Cities and to discuss about cities and their significance in the future of Europe!

Time: 10th October 2018 at 8:30-10.30 (coffee and light breakfast is served at 8.30 and the programme starts at 9:00)
Place: Thon Hotel EU (Rue de la Loi 75)

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Programme

Welcome words
Dr. Päivi Sutinen (Services Development Director at the City of Espoo, Chair of the Six City Strategy Steering Group)

Keynote: The Role of Cities and Urban Policies in the EU
Dr. Jan Olbrycht (MEP, Vice-Chair in WG Budget and Structural Policies, President of the Urban Intergroup)

What is 6Aika?
Dr. Päivi Sutinen (Services Development Director at the City of Espoo, Chair of the Six City Strategy Steering Group)

Cities in Smart and Sustainable Growth
Markku Markkula (First Vice-President of the European Committee of the Regions)

What have we achieved so far? Case examples of the Six City Strategy
City as a platform, Developing cities in a human-centered way, Towards carbon-neutral cities, Co-creation between 6 different cities
Anna-Mari Sopenlehto-Jokinen, Six City Strategy Programme manager, City of Turku and
Antti Eronen, Six City Strategy Programme manager, City of Helsinki

Panel discussion: The Future of Europe and the Role of Cities as a Driving Force for EU’s post-2020 development
– Anna-Lisa Boni, Secretary General, EUROCITIES
– Pia Laurila, Policy Officer, European Commission, DG Regio
– Dr. Martin Brynskov, Founding Member and Chair of the Board, Open & Agile Smart Cities (OASC)
– Margit Noll, Chair of the Management Board, JPI Urban Europe
– Seppo Haataja, Director of Smart City Development, Business Tampere, Member of the Six City Strategy Steering Group

Closing words

 

Six City Strategy talk: Recipes for Happy Citizens and Thriving Business

You are also welcome to join our EURegionsTalk at the Square Meeting Centre and to network with us and other city enthusiasts afterwords.

Time: 10th October 2018 at 14:30-15:00
Place: Square Meeting Centre (room 213)

Networking at 15:00 – 16:00 at the Square Meeting Centre (room 210)

Looking forward to seeing you in Brussels!

The European Week of Regions and Cities is an annual four-day event during which cities and regions showcase their capacity to create growth and jobs, implement European Union cohesion policy, and prove the importance of the local and regional level for good European governance.