Smart Communities Academy

As the first step of the project, the Smart Communities Academia has been organized between28 and 29 September 2017 in Legénd, Nógrád county. The Szent István University, especially the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences was responsible for organizing and professional coordinating of the international workshop and conference.

The plenary speakers of the event were as follows:

  • Dr. Dávid Csaba Mezei, deputy state-secretary for agricultural and rural development strategic affairs, Prime Minister’s Office
  • Mihály Balla, Member of Parliament, development commissioner,
  • Nándor Skuczi, president, Nógrád County Assembly,
  • Tamás Tunkel, mayor of Legénd Village,
  • Anna Bíró, vice-president, Association for the Renewal of the Countryside
  • Gerard Van Berkum, citizen of Legénd Village.

The aim of the international conference was also to create a common forum for the professionals working in practice and in the academic sphere focusing on the objectives of the project. At the conference, professionals, university lecturers, PhD students could present their research results and experience in topics related to smart communities in 6 – English and Hungarian – thematic sessions. The success of the event is proved by the high number of participants – 100 people from 25 countries.

From the submitted manuscripts, a scientific conference proceeding is going to be published to be coordinated by the HAS Center for Economic and Regional Studies.

For further information about the event can be contacted:
Dr. habil. Henrietta Nagy
associate professor
Szent István University
Address: H-2100 Gödöllő, 1 Páter Károly str.
Mobil: 003630-267-8970; 003628-522-000/1099

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