ESPON conference in Bruxelles - “Potentials and Challenges for Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland - and for the European Union”

Location: Mission of Switzerland to the European Union in Brussels

Contact person
International Affairs ARE | INTERREG IVB Alpine Space and North West Europe, ESPON, URBACT

Department of the Environment, Transport,
Energy and Communications DETEC
Federal Office for Spatial Development ARE
CH - 3003 Bern

ESPON 2013 and the Swiss Federal Office of Spatial Development ARE organise a conference on the EU perspective on territorial tendencies in spatial development in Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland. The main subjects are going to be growth, territorial development, transport routes and the potential of specific regions. The data collected within the ESPON programme is serving as a base for presentations and discussions.

There is going to be a roundtable discussion at the end of the conference with high-level representatives from Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland and the EU to discuss common goals regarding the territorial growth and cohesion.

Registrations are accepted until Friday, 28th February 2014, 2 p.m. on the ESPON internet page. Further information can be found on