Growing Gaps: Needs & Perspectives for Sustainable Regional Development in the Asian-Pacific Region

Friday, 25th of April 1997

Historic Auditorium of the Georg August University Göttingen, Weender Str. 2, D-37073 Göttingen

  • from 4.15 pm: Registration and reception
  • 4.45 – 5.00 p.m.: Welcoming speech by the Vice-President of the University of Goettingen
  • 5.00 – 5.15 p.m.: Presentation of the Contents, Aims and Ideas of the Conference

Prof. Dr. Werner Kreisel, Head of the Department for Cultural and Social Geography at the Department of Geography, Georg August University Göttingen

  • 5.15 – 5.45 p.m.: Development Leaps, Disparities and Potential for Conflicts in the Southeast Asian Tiger Cage

Prof. Dr. Franz Nuscheler, Institute for Political Science of the University of Duisburg/Germany

  • 18.15 – 18.45 Uhr: Discussion
  • 6.15 – 6.45 p.m.: “Growing Gaps” in Thailand: Concepts to Reduce Regional Disparities between the Megacity Bangkok and the Developing Periphery

PD Dr. Frauke Kraas, Department of Geography, University of Bonn/Germany

  • 7.15 – 7.45 p.m.: Discussion
  • Dinner

Saturday, 26th of April 1997

Department of Geography, Georg August University Göttingen, Goldschmidtstr. 5, D-37077 Göttingen

  • 9.00 – 9.30 a.m.: Metro Manila: Characteristics of a Megacity and Planning Measures to Reduce Primacy

Prof. Dr. Dirk Bronger, Department of Geography, Ruhr University Bochum/Germany

    • 9.30 – 10.00 a.m.: Discussion
  • 10.00 – 10.30 a.m.: Mining and Sustainability Issues in Papua New Guinea

Dr. David King, James Cook University Northern Queensland, Australien

    • 10.30 – 11.00 a.m.: Discussion
    • 11.00-11.15 a.m.: Coffee Break
  • 11.15 – 11.45 a.m.: System transformation in SR Vietnam, Regional, Economic and Social Effects

Dr. Javier Revilla Diez, Department of Economic Geography, University of Hannover/Germany

  • 11.45 a.m. – 12.15 p.m.: Discussion
  • Lunch
  • 1.45 – 2.30 p.m.: Presentation of the workshops

Workshop-Leaders

  • 2.30-2.45 p.m.: Coffee Break
  • 3.00 – 5.00 p.m.: Workshops: Discussion and and working out a model for implementing of a sustainable regional development
  • Workshop I: Casestudy Vietnam

Workshop-Leaders:

  • Mr. Le Trang, Representant Delegation of German Industry in Vietnam/Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Dr. Javier Revilla Diez, Department of Economic Geography, University of Hannover/Germany
  • Norbert von Hofmann, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Singapur, Office for Regional Activities in Southeast Asia
  • Workshop II: Case Study Philippines

Workshop-Leaders:

  • Prof. Dr. Dirk Bronger, Bochum
  • Eduardo Sanque c/o Philippinen-Office/Essen
  • Dr. Rainer Werning, Freiburg
  • Workshop III: Case Study: Mining Projects in Papua-Neuguinea

Workshop-Leaders:

  • Prof. Dr. Brigitta Hauser-Schäublin, Institute and Collection for Ethnology, University of Göttingen/Germany
  • Dr. David King
  • Dr. Christel Fensterseifer, General Secretary of the Association for Pacific Studies, Hannover
  • 5.00-5.15 Uhr: Coffee Break
  • 5.15 – 6.00 p.m.: Preparation for the presentation of workshop results
  • 7.00 -10.00 p.m.: Buffet

Sunday, 27th of April 1997

  • 10.00 – 11.30 a.m.: Presentation of work shop results by the workshop leaders
  • 11.30 a.m. – 12.45 p.m.: Concluding Panel Discussion
  • Good-Bye

Conference Office:
Michael Waibel
Department of Geography
Room 560/5th floor
Phone +49-551-39.80.55
Email: mwaibel@gwdg.de

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