2nd SMART-MED Euro-Mediterranean Conference on “Smart, Inclusive and Resilient Small and Medium-sized Cities and Island Communities in the Mediterranean: Exploring Current Research Paths and Experience-based Evidence”

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Date: 
28 September, 2017 - 29 September, 2017
Location: 
Crete, Greece

The conference aims at bringing together current research efforts and evidence-based results from the Mediterranean but also the international context, with the aim to create value for small and medium-sized cities and communities as well as island territories and bring them on board for reaping the benefits of smart developments. Based on the multiple and interdisciplinary nature of the above presented challenges, the Conference is expected to host a variety of participants from the academia, SMEs, industry and professionals as well as decision makers, regional authorities and city representatives in order that, a fruitful dialogue among these groups to be developed and new ideas and technologies, capable of coping with key challenges, to be put at the service of urban settlements in the Mediterranean.

One of the dedicated sessions will be on the topic of Blue Growth: Session 6 – Blue Growth – A New Challenge for Smart, Sustainable and Resilient Coastal and Island Communities in the MED., with contributions on maritime tourism, MSP and shipping and creating territorial evidence for MSP.

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