The Second International Annual Conference is coming to the end. This afternoon will close with two Plenary Debates. Both operate within the Framework of Research-Action. The first began to hold at 15.30, content to treat deals Potentialities and Limits in the Universities- Territorial Actors Relationship. The second, and final, debate will be about Ethical and Organizational Problems of New Technologies and Information Treatment. Between the two debates is a Coffee break, almost the last chance to talk among participants because after this, the Conference will be closed.
This session was coordinated by Phillippe Dumas, from South Université, France. Session has begun with an introduction of each participant in the workshop. Afterwards, three papers were presented by their respective authors: “Technology’s Transference and Relations between Investigation Units and Enterprises”; “Red para el entendimiento del territorio”; and “Territorial Governance and International Resource”.
Phillipe Dumas has presented five papers. As well as previous ones, they were very well received by the participants. Finally, there was a very interesting debate about the concept of territory which was proposed to be continued at Besançon 2008.
The morning of the last day of the conference was held in six different Seminar Rooms with their respectives debates. The groups have discussed the following topics: Territorial Intelligence Approaches, Sustainable Territorial Development Studies, General Issues about Participation and Governance, Territorial Analysis Tools, Reflection on Research Action and Experiences of Participation and Governance.
Dr . Dolores Redondo has moderate the Seminar Room: Participation and Governance General Issues) where there have been two exhibitions. The first on a draft of District 5, held by Valdocco. In the second, participants came from France have submitted a project for SMEs. On both projects was carried out a debate. The coordinator of the seminar room did a story on five separate communications from the university sector in general.