FRANK
VAN OORT


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Dr. van Oort is specialized in agglomeration economies, urban economics, economic geography, planning and housing, economic networks, urban geography, spatial planning, knowledge economy, European regional development, and urban development in China.
He is also the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Economic & Social Geography (TESG), editor at the Cambridge Journal of Economy, Regions & Society and until 2010 he was Board member of the Regional Science Association Netherlands.
Dr. van Oort combines fundamental research with applied and policy-oriented research. For example, besides NWO and EU funded research, he also conducts research for ministries, cities and regions.

WORLD CLASS SPEAKERS

27 April 2018

Hans de Jonge

President
Rotterdam Central District

27 June 2018

Bruce Katz

Co-Founder
New Localism Advisors

27 June 2018

Melissa Ablett

General Manager
CIC Rotterdam

27 June 2018

Diarmuid O’Brien

Chief Innovation & Enterprise Officer
Trinity College Dublin

27 June 2018

Rinke Zonneveld

Director
InnovationQuarter

27 June 2018

Teodor Cătăniciu

Founder & Chairman
Restart Network

27 June 2018

Wouter Jan Verheul

Research fellow & Program leader
Master City Developer (EUR/TUD)

27 June 2018

Tom Daamen

Associate Professor Urban Development
TU Delft
27 June 2018

Elizabeth Ryan

Director Urban Vitality
UN Global Compact - Cities Programme
27 June 2018

Erik Pasveer

Head of Urban Planning
City of The Hague

27 June 2018

Carlos Martinez Vela

President and CEO
The Hub of Human Innovation

27 June 2018

Jeroen Zuidgeest

Strategic Urban Advisor and Architect
Studio For New Realities

27 June 2018

Thom Aussems

Former Director
Sint Trudo

27 June 2018

Frank van Oort

Professor of Urban & Regional Economics
Erasmus University Rotterdam
15 August 2018

Henk Bouwman

Secretary General
METREX

27 August 2018

Paul Jansen

Cities Market Leader at Arup
Founding Partner Innovation Area Development Partnership

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