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  • Randall Hunt
    [The following was received via the Comparitive Urban (compurb) list.] ... Randall Hunt randhunt@wildapache.net DREAM LARGE DREAMS BECAUSE SMALL DREAMS HAVE NO
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      [The following was received via the Comparitive Urban (compurb) list.]



      >X-Originating-IP: [195.86.27.59]
      >From: "Jeroen Rogier van Alphen" <intaaivn@...>
      >To: compurb-l@..., golde@..., logov@...,
      > urban-regional-planning@...,
      > urban-research-l@...
      >Subject: INTA Annual Conference 2000 "The City Region in a World of
      >Globalisation"
      >Date: Fri, 05 Nov 1999 11:31:27 CET
      >Sender: owner-compurb-l@...
      >
      >The City Region in a World of Globalisation:
      >Urban Promotion for Sustainable Development
      >
      >Bergen, Norway 18 - 23 June 2000
      >
      >We live in a time of decentralisation, of greater emphasis on local action.
      >As a result the importance of cities is growing but competition between them
      >is increasing.
      >
      >Action is needed to deal with the changes of the city region in a world of
      >globalisation. Which functions to promote: economy, culture and
      >localidentity? Which development projects to push ñ continuous regeneration
      >or flagships? How do cities organise their networks and relations over their
      >regional territory?
      >
      >The INTA 24 Conference will address strategies and instruments for placing
      >the city region on a sustainable basis.
      >
      >- How to allocate functions between medium-sized towns and major urban areas
      >to avoid decline in less successful areas which are seeing some of their
      >functions ebb away to other cities?
      >- How to improve the balance of urban systems and identify instruments of
      >co-operation taking into account the functional and physical interlinkages
      >at different geographical levels?
      >- How to mitigate the effects of competition in which cities are engaged to
      >minimise the polarisation between successful cities and less successful
      >ones?
      >- How to organise urban regions as single systems ñ networks of
      >infrastructures, fast transport systems, growth factors - while controlling
      >the urban sprawl?
      >
      >What are the private sector and the political responses to city development
      >and to the future of urban development?
      >
      >For more information please contact intainfo@... or consult
      >http://www.inta-aivn.org/activities/inta24/index.htm
      >
      >INTA - International Urban Development Association
      >Nassau Dillenburgstraat 44
      >2596 AE Den Haag
      >The Netherlands
      >Fax: 31-70-3280727
      >E-mail: intainfo@...
      >http://www.inta-aivn.org/




      Randall Hunt
      randhunt@...
      DREAM LARGE DREAMS BECAUSE SMALL DREAMS HAVE NO POWER TO INSPIRE
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