58th European Regional Science Association Congress

Event: 58th European Regional Science Association Congress

Location: University College Cork

Date: 28th – 31st August 2018

Delegates: 750

Conference Value: €1,200,000

In 2018, the 58th ERSA Congress “Places for People: Innovative, Inclusive and liveable Regions” took place in Cork Ireland.

The Congress was co-organised with the Regional Science Association International – British and Irish Section and took place at the University College Cork. The British and Irish Section has organised European Congresses on several previous occasions: Liverpool (2008), Dublin (1999), Cambridge (1989) and London (1979).


On holding the event in Cork, Conference Ambassador Dr. Declan Jordan said:

“Organising a conference is a great way to build international networks and in Cork we have great facilities, memorable social events, and supports to maximise the impact for delegates, organisers, and the city itself.”