ARENA: Remote work – What does it mean for people, places and planning?

OPEN TG ARENA: Remote work – What does it mean for people, places and planning?

10 May, 14.00-15.30 CET, online (register via link on the side)

Nordregio launches a new report about the implications of increased remote work for regional development and planning in cities, regions and rural areas? Nordic experts join the event and give an overview of the urban exodus in Stockholm and remote work patterns in Finland. 

PROGRAMME 10 May, 14.00-15.30 CET

Part 1: Launching the report

Remote work: Effects on Nordic people, places and planning – Nordic knowledge overview by Linda Randall, Senior Research Fellow, Nordregio

Followed by commentary remarks from Paula Mikkola, representative of the cross-border committees and the Nordic thematic group for Green and Inclusive Rural Development

Part 2: Practical implications – Changes in the mobility patterns in the Nordics

Urban exodus in Covid times: Who moves out of the inner city of Stockholm and where do they go?  Louisa Vogiazides, Postdoctoral researcher, Department of Human Geography at the Stockholm University

Uncovering multi-locality and remote work patterns in Finland: Where do people actually spend their time? Kati Pitkänen, PhD, docent, Senior researcher, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE

Followed by commentary remarks from Nanna Bay Sønderbæk, representative of the Danish Ministry of Interior and housing, and the Nordic thematic group Green and Inclusive Urban Development in the Nordics,

Open discussion and you can use the chat function to ask questions!