In association with the Municipality of Pécs, the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning and PASCAL International Observatory, the University of Pécs and its Learning City-Region Forum organise an International Conference for 20th September, 2018. on the theme of:

Learning Cities and Culture Working Together

Strands:

  • The impacts of heritage, values and culture in learning cities and regions
  • Smart and learning cities, technological innovations and system developments
  • Learning cities to promote intergenerational collaborations in communities

Venue:
House of Civic Communities – 7624 Pécs, Szent István Square 17.

Date:
20th September, 2018.  9:00 – 18:00 h.

During the Conference, distinguished policy makers, researchers, academic staff together with practitioners will use their keynotes and presentations to analyse essential aspects and trends of individual, collective or organisational learning within cities and regions referring to structures, methodologies and practices.

Keynote speakers and the topics they will focus on:

  • Arne Carlsen – Learning City and City of Culture

  • Mike Osborne – Are Smart Cities Learning?

  • Katarina Popovic – Learning cities between the global goals and community practices

  • Raul Valdes-Cotera – Equitable and inclusive Learning Cities

  • Séamus Ó Tuama – Learning Neighbourhoods: generating sustainable, flourishing, inclusive, learning environments in Cork Learning City

  • George K. Zarifis – Learning active participatory citizenship in Thessaloniki: implications and impact of mainstream and support educational activities for socially vulnerable young adults

Conference partners: MELLearN, Learning Cities Network, PASCAL Int. Observatory, the Pécs Learning City Festival, Educators’ Centre Association  (EFOP-3.7.3-16-2017-00256 - Széchenyi 2020 Programme)