“Metropolisation, cohesion and performance: What future for our territories? 7 to 9 July 2014

At the beginning of the 21st century, territories are being subjected to radical changes that affect our societies on many different levels, ranging from societal values, lifestyles and the business and governance models that underpin enterprise and territories: offshoring, challenges to globalisation, the grand return of territorial planning, the increasing income, economic and energy inequality of the most isolated populations and territories due to higher prices for energy resources, development of new ways of organising production and work (open-space, teleworking), consumption (locavore model, i.e., someone who exclusively or at least primarily eats local foods), distribution, logistics (short circuits) and leisure, new forms of partnerships bringing together public and private stakeholders, greying of the population, etc.To find out more