Equity, Justice and Competitiveness in the City

Competitiveness versus Social Sustainability 


Vila Real - 28 and 29 January of 2000

28 of January

09.30h Opening Session

 

10.00h Social Sustainability and Urban Competitiveness

Prof. Victor Matias Ferreira, ISCTE

 

11.00h Representative Systems and Urban governation in Portugal

Dr. João Seixas, London School of Economics 

 

11.45h Coffee-break

 

12.00h Decision Process in Urban Management (debate)
Dr. João Cepa, Mayor of Esposende City Hall

Eng. Madalena Presumido, Urbe

 

13.30h Lunch

 

15.00h  Urban Justice (debate)

Prof. Manuel Costa-Lobo, IST
Prof. Fernando Gonçalves
Prof. Fernanda Paula Oliveira, Coimbra University - Law School
Arch. Mário Moreira, Loures City Hall 

 

16.10h Coffee-break

 

16.30h Debate

 

18.00h End of Session

 

29 of January
10.00h Participation and Mediation. Systems and Results: an European approach.
Dr. Ursula Caser, Muralha Consultor
 
11.00h Coffee-break

 

11.15h Washington, DC: Democracy and Capitalism in a Capitol City

Prof. Mark Carl Rom, Instituto de Políticas Públicas da Universidade de Georgetown

 

12.30h Definition of New Urban Politics in Netherlands:

a) politics evaluation;
b) urban planning system
Prof. Henk Voogd, Groningen University
 

Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro - Reitoria Bulding