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DAY 1 - Tuesday 24 September 2019

Pre-conference forum

08:00 - Registration open

08:30 - Welcoming speech

Theme 1: Rural well-being and innovation

09:00-10:30 (Parallel sessions)

  • A. Innovative approaches to delivering rural services
  • B. Rural business opportunities and well-being

Theme 2: Social inclusion and environmental management to enhance rural well-being

10:50-12:20  (Parallel sessions)

  • A. Inclusive rural development and the social economy
  • B. Rural environmental management and landscape protection

 

                                     

Opening session

13:30-13:50 - Opening panel

13:50-14:10 - Keynote speaker

Plenary session

14:10-14:40 - Rural Policy 3.0 - A roadmap for delivering rural well-being 

Pillar 1: innovation, technological change and well-being

15:00-16:30 (Parallel sessions) 

  • A. Technological change - How we live and work
  • B. Rural Innovation eco-sytems and restructuring global value chains

17:00-17:45 - Plenary discussion: Innovation, technological changes and well-being

DAY 2 - Wednesday 25 September 2019

Pillar 2: Rural communities fit for all ages

08:30-10:00 - (Parallel sessions)

  • A. Age friendly rural communities
  • B. Attractiveness for youth and building talent 

Pillar 3: A just transition to a low carbon economy for rural areas

10:00-11:30 - (Parallel sessions)

  • A. Climate adaptation and risk management
  • B. Industrial transition and the circular economy
     

12:00-12:45 - Plenary discussion: Rural communities fit for all ages

12:45-13:30 - Plenary discussion: A just transition to a low carbon economy

13:30-14:30 - Lunch

Ideas factory/open space

15:00-17:00 - Rural businesses and delivering the Sustainable Development Goals

Closing session

17:15-18:30 - Conference conclusions

DAY 3 - Thursday 26 September 2019

Field visit

08:00-20:00 - Field visits to Wanju (community business - local food). 

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Note: Participation is optional and at your own expense. 

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OECD work on rural development: www.oecd.org/regional/ruraldevelopment.htm