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Governing Secondary City-Regions: Lessons from Manchester UK

Date:
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Time:
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location:
Social Science Centre (SSC)
Room: 1004
Cost:
Free
Alan Harding, Governing Secondary City-Regions: Lessons from Manchester, UK

Governing Secondary City-Regions: Lessons from Manchester, UK

Dr. Alan Harding
Chief Economic Advisor, Greater Manchester Combined Authority and Visiting Professor, Manchester Institute of Innovation Research
 
Thursday, Oct. 17, 2:30–4:00pm
Social Science Centre, Room 1004

How can secondary cities thrive in a competitive global economy in which large metropolitan centres seem to run away with growth? Dr. Harding will discuss the experience of Manchester, UK, which has become an internationally recognized site of economic development policy innovation, institutional reform, and the devolution of national authority to local government. The Manchester experience offers important lessons for Canadian secondary cities, including London, Ontario.
 
Dr. Harding’s talk will be followed by remarks from Kapil Lakhotia, President and CEO of the London Economic Development Corporation.
 
Co-presented with the Program in Governance, Leadership and Ethics at Huron University College and the Project on Multilevel Urban Governance.

Light refreshments will be provided

Host:
Centre for Urban Policy and Local Governance
Contact:
Centre for Urban Policy and Local Governance
zack.taylor@uwo.ca
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