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The conference will take place at the School of Geography and Planning, Cardiff University on the 3 and 4 November 2016.

Keynote addresses

Keynote addresses will be provided by:

  • Associate Professor Michaela Trippl, University of Vienna, Austria
  • Professor Philip Cooke, Bergen University College, Norway
  • Associate Professor Jiri Blazek, Charles University, Czech Republic
  • Professor David Wolfe, University of Toronto, Canada

Conference dinner

There will be a conference dinner on the evening of the 3 November. This will be hosted at the National Museum Cardiff.

Doctoral day

On November 2, doctoral students can attend a pre-conference doctoral day. You will have the opportunity to present your thesis and discuss it with other students and leading researchers.

Contact details

For questions about registration, the venue, accommodation, or any other organisational concerns, please email:

If you have questions about academic content, suitability of papers and conference themes, please contact the local organiser Professor Kevin Morgan.