(05 October 2018) – From Monday 8 to Thursday 11 October, some 6 000 participants and 600 speakers from all over Europe and beyond gather together in Brussels for a programme of some 150 working sessions, exhibitions and networking events on regional and local development.
The importance of the event is also proven by its significant media impact. For years now, up to 300 print, radio, TV and online media journalists from all over Europe have come to Brussels to cover the event.
A LDnet/ELARD/AEIDL workshop on “Local development strategies: retaining and attracting talents in the regions” will take place on 11 October.
It will be chaired by Maria João Rauch, LDnet board member. Speakers will include José Maria Costa, CIM President and Leader of the Portuguese delegation at the Committee of the Regions, Marion Eckardt and Kristiina Tammets, Vice-Presidents of ELARD, and Armelle Ledan of AEIDL.