A seminar on Nordic high-speed railways, regional growth and urban development of small and medium-sized cities in Värmland and Østfold will be held at Kulturhuset in Oslo between 09:30 and 16:00 on October 1, 2018.
The cross-border committee Värmland-Østfold is organizing the morning session on Nordic development prospects with high speed railways. The session includes several presentations on this topic.
Nordregio is organising the afternoon session on the potential effects of a fast-rail connection on the urban development of small and medium sized-cities. The session is a workshop where participants will discuss the following research question in small groups: What could be the effects of the introduction of a fast rail connection between Oslo and Stockholm on the urban development of small and medium-sized cities in Värmland and Østfold regions?
More information can be found in the programme.
Please register by September 24 at the latest. The registration is individual. Participation at the seminar and lunch/snacks are free of charge. Transport and accommodation are the personal responsibility of the participants. In case you have any dietary restrictions, do not forget to mention those when you register. Note that the number of participants is limited.
Address: Kulturhuset, Youngs gate 6, Oslo