Regional Governance Conference

May 27-28, 2011 

Executive Airport Plaza
Hotel & Conference Centre
Richmond, BC

Conference Program


Anne-Laure Amilhat Szary, CNRS/Université Joseph Fourier (France)
"What Choice of Planning Models? Hybridizing Territorial References in Latin America"

Anne-Laure Amilhat Szary, CNRS/Université Joseph Fourier (France)
and Emmanuel Brunet-Jailly, University of Victoria
"Territorial (regional) Government or Governance - Normative Dimensions & Policy Implications"

Emmanuel Brunet-Jailly, University of Victoria
"Normative Dimensions of Metropolitan Governance"

Jean-Pierre Collin and Marie-Ève Lafortune, Institut national de la recherche scientifique
"The Communauté Métropolitaine de Montréal Ten Years After: The Ups and Downs of Metropolitan Governance"

Richard Feiock, Florida State University
"Self-Organizing Regionalism and Network Governance: Network Structure and Partner Choice for Economic Development in Metropolitan Regions"

Guillaume Gourgues and Sophie Louargant, Université Joseph Fourier (Grenoble)
"From Regional to Urban Participation: How do Public Authorities Frame the Territories of Democracy?"

Pierre Hamel, Université de Montréal
"Governance and Deliberative Democracy: An Ongoing Debate"

Tassilo Herrschel, University of Westminster
"The Governance of City Regions between Local Competitiveness and Regional Aspiration"

Harlan Koff, Université du Luxembourg
"Are Territories at the Service of their Communities or are Communities at the Service of their Territories?: Cross-border Metropolitan Governance and Democracy in the Americas"

Claire Launay, Institute for Research and Debate on Governance
"A Cross-Disciplinary, Inter-Actor and Pluri-Cultural Approach to Governance"

Jim McDavid and Thea Vakil, University of Victoria
"The Challenges of Regional Governance in the Greater Vancouver Region of British Columbia: Discussion Paper"

Sarah Mekdjian, University Pierre Mendes France
"Normalizing Diversity: Multiculturalism in the Service of Urban Order"

Peter Newman, University of Westminster
"Governance of Urban Infrastructure"

Tara Ney, University of Victoria
"Tinto St. Boulevard Dispute: A Never-ending Story?"

Donald Norris, University of Maryland - Baltimore County and
Donald Phares, University of Missouri - St. Louis
"U.S. Metropolitan Governance: from Formal Structure to the Status Quo?"

Hank Savitch and Ronald Vogel, University of Louisville
"Territory and Power: Planning and the Challenges of Globalization"

Brian Walisser and Gary Paget, B.C. Government
"Regional Mechanisms for Efficiency and Cooperation: the British Columbia Experience"