TED7: Programme

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Wednesday, 5.02.2014

 

19:30

Welcome reception (Opera Plaza Hotel, ground floor room) 

 

Thursday, 6.02.2014

09:00-09:30

Opening of the conference (Room 101, Faculty of Political, Public Administration, and Communication Sciences, Traian Mosoiu Street, no. 71) Welcome messagesCalin HINTEA, professor, Dean, Faculty of Political Sciences, Public Administration and Communication Sciences, Babes Bolyai University, Romania)

Catalin BABA, former Ministry of Education, Romania; professor, Faculty of Political, Administrative and Communication Sciences, Babes Bolyai University, Romania

Dan LAZAR, professor and vice-rector for financial affairs, Babes Bolyai University, Romania

Emil TURC, EGPA representative, senior lecturer, Institut de Management Public et Gouvernance Territoriale (IMPGT), Aix-Marseille Université, France

Mirko VINTAR, NISPAcee president

 

09:30-11:00

ALL SESSIONS (TED and COST) WILL BE HELD AT OPERA PLAZA HOTEL, CRYSTAL ROOM, GROUND FLOOR

 

Session A: Public Administration, Local Democracy, and Communities

Key note speaker: Allan ROSENBAUM, professor, Florida International University, Miami, US (Decentralization and the creation of effective and democratic local government: An overview and assessment)

 

Panel A1

Chair: Alexey BARABASHEV, professor, National Research University, Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia

Introductory note: Daniel KLIMOVSKI, Assistant professor, Technical University of Kosice, Department of Regional Science and Management, Slovakia (Public participation at the local level)

 

Comment 1: Polona KOVAC, assistant professor, Faculty of Administration, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia (Integrating Self-government and Local State Administration Reorganizations in Slovenia)

Comment 2: Hellmut WOLLMANN, emeritus professor, Institute of Social Sciences, Humboldt University, Germany (The provision of public services in European countries - from public to private - �and back to public/municipal)

Comment 3: Eugenia BUSMACHIU, Associate professor, Academy of Economic Studies, Chisinau, Republic of Moldavia (Local communities and secondary education in Moldova: financing mechanism)

 

11:00-11:30

Coffee Break, Opera Plaza Hotel

11:30-13.00

Panel A2

Chair: Marius PROFIROIU, professor, Dean, Faculty of Administration and Public Management, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Romania

Introductory note, Colin COPUS, professor, Leicester Business School, De Montfort University, England (English Local Government: Too Big to be local; too little power to be government)

 

Comment 1: Vedran ĐULABIĆ, assistant professor, Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb, Croatia (Trends, potentials and challenges of regional self-government on the territory of former Yugoslavia)

Comment 2: Juraj NEMEC, professor, Department of Public Economics, Masaryk University, Czech Republic (Scale economies in the Czech local self-government)

Comment 3: Gyorgy HAJNAL, Associate Professor, Corvinus University of Budapest, Senior Research Fellow, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Center for Social Research, Institute for Political Science (Local governance reforms in Hungary: A paradigm shift)

 

13:00-15:00

Lunch Break, Opera Plaza Hotel

15:00-16:30

Session B: Strategic planning at the local level

Key note speaker: Pawel SWIANIEWICZ, Associate professor, Warsaw University, Poland (Neighbourhood councils: a key to effective urban governance)

 

Panel B1

Chair: Calin HINTEA, professor, Dean, Faculty of Political Sciences, Public Administration and Communication Sciences, Babes Bolyai University, Romania

Introductory note: Marius PROFIROIU, professor, Dean, Faculty of Administration and Public Management, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Romania (The Decentralization process in Romania: Challenges and pitfals)

Comment 1: Marton GELLEN, Researcher, National University of Public Service, Budapest, Hungary (http://ted-dialogues.org/download/TED7/marton%20gellen.ppt)

Comment 2: Bogdana NEAMTU, Associate professor, Faculty of Political Sciences, Public Administration and Communication Sciences, Babes Bolyai University, Romania (Cooperation and strategic planning at the level of metropolitan areas in Romania)

Comment 3: Katarzyna SZMIGIEL, Research interest (Lesson to learn. Cross-border cooperation and cooperation in the functional areas of cities)

 

16:30-17:00

Coffee Break, Opera Plaza Hotel

17:00-18:30

Panel B2  

Chair: Juraj NEMEC, professor, Department of Public Economics, Masaryk University, Czech Republic

Introductory note: Ángel H. Iglesias ALONSO, Professor of Political and Administrative Science, University Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain (The shaping of local self-government and economic development through city strategic planning: A case study)

 

Comment 1: Alexey BARABASHEV, professor, National Research University, Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia, (Concepts of the Strategic Development as the Tool of Municipal Development in Russia - Moscow Region)

Comment 2: David SPACEK, assistant professor, Department of Public Economics, Masaryk University, Czech Republic  (Strategic management - observations from the Czech Republic)

Comment 3: Calin HINTEA, , professor, Dean, Faculty of Political Sciences, Public Administration and Communication Sciences, Babes Bolyai University, Romania (Strategic planning in post-communist cities: The case of Cluj Napoca)

 

19:30

Dinner offered by the Mayor of Cluj, Dr. Emil Boc, Casino- Urban Culture Center,  Central Park

 

Friday, 7.02.2014

09:00-10:30

COST meeting

10:30-11:00

Coffee Break, Opera Plaza Hotel

11:00-12:30

Session C: East and West–Integration, Knowledge Transfer, and Best Practices

Key note speaker: Linze SCHAAP, Associate professor, Tilburg School of Politics and Public Administration, Tilburg University, Netherlands (

East-West, learning best? (4.8 MiB)

)

Chair: Prof. Mirko VINTAR, NISPAcee president

Introductory note: Emil TURC, senior lecturer, Institut de Management Public et Gouvernance Territoriale (IMPGT), Aix-Marseille Université, France (Knowledge transfers and knowledge transferability in public administration: paths and efficacy)

 

Comment 1:  Natalya KOLISNICHENKO, Odessa Regional Institute of Public Administration, (Ukraine in the EU: A short reflection on Ukraine’s future in the EU)

Comment 2: Allan ROSENBAUM, professor, Florida International University, Miami, US; Polya KATSAMUNSKA, Associate professor, University of National and World Economy, Sofia, Bulgaria (Local government reform and democratic consolidation: the cases of Bulgaria and Paraguay)

Comment 3: Gabriel BADESCU, professor, Chair, Political Science Department, Faculty of Political Sciences, Public Administration and Communication Sciences, Babes Bolyai University, Romania) 

 

12:30-14:00

Session D: Wrap-up and Strategic Reflections on how to Foster Stronger Relationships between Local Governments and Local Community

 

Chair: Colin  COPUS, Professor of Local Politics, Local Governance Research Unit, Department of Politics and Public Policy, De Montfort University, Leicester)

Key note speaker: Geert BOUCKAERT, Professor, Public Management Institute (Faculty of Social Sciences) of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, in Leuven, Belgium; and President of IIAS (International Institute of Administrative Sciences –

Reflections on Stronger Local Governments (5.4 MiB)

Wrap-up Comment: Sorin Dan SANDOR, professor, Chair Public Administration Department, Faculty of Political Sciences, Public Administration and Communication Sciences, Babes Bolyai University, Romania

Short Comment: Adam GENDŹWIŁŁ, academic assistant, Department of Local Development and Policy, Warsaw University, Poland (Non-partisans and local democracy – the case of Poland)

Closing Statement: Local organizers: Calin Hintea, professor, Dean; and Bogdana Neamtu, Associate professor, Faculty of Political Sciences, Public Administration and Communication Sciences, Babes Bolyai University, Romania

 

 14:00

Lunch, Opera Plaza Hotel