DISCUSS will take part in the 12th international conference of the PASCAL International Network of Learning Cities and Regions. The event will take place at Catania University, Italy, 7. - 9. October 2015
The theme of this, the 12th PASCAL Observatory Conference, concerns how cities and their regions are connected to their universities at strategic frontiers. These include knowledge and political frontiers, and each is linked to global challenges that include employment, migration, health, food security, culture and climate change.
A parallel discussion group, entitled "Learning Regions and Cities" has been set up on the DISCUSS platform. The discussion group ist open to practitioners, researchers and all other persons engaged in the active building or researching of Learning Regions and Cities.