Thursday, 13th December 2012
10.00-10.30 Welcome, presentation and collect documentation
10.30-11.30 Opening ceremony: Learning and information management in the knowledge society. Isabel Novo-Corti, Laura Varela-Candamio, José Reyes Bernal Bellón, Eva Espiñeira, Miltiadis Lytras, Diana Pociovalisteanu, Federico Martín Palmero, María Asnción López Arranz.
12.00-13.00 Conference. Economic Growth, distribution and conflict. José Reyes Bernal Bellón (University of Santo Tomás, Colombia)
13.00-14.00 Conference presentations: sessions 1 – 2
15.15-16.00 Conference. Collective and institutional responsibility in the educational training. The case of Network Link (Red Enlaces) María Graciela Badilla Quintana (Chile) – Presentation on-line via Skype
16.00-16.45 Conference. Innovation as a driver of development in SMEs. Laura Varela Candamio (University of A Coruña, Spain)
17.15-18.15 Conference presentations: session 3
18.15-19.15Conference. The role of education in social and labor inclusion. Isabel Novo-Corti (University of A Coruña, Spain), and Panel Discussion: José Reyes Bernal Bellón, Eva Espiñeira, Marisa Ron Fraga, Mª Dolores López. Chair: Isabel Novo-Corti.
Friday, 14th December 2012
10.00-10.45 Conference. The role of small and medium cities in the development of the local economies. Francisco Diniz (University of Tras dos Montes, Portugal)
10.45-11.30 Conference. The impact of economic geography on regional disparities and human capital accumulation. Jesús López-Rodríguez (University of A Coruña, Spain)
12.00-13.00 Conference presentations: session 4 & 5
13.00-13.45 Conference. Urban areas: housing as a factor of social inclusion. The Gypsy. Carmela Gago Cortés (University of A Coruña, Spain)
15.15-16.00 Conference. Economic growth, democratic governance and social development: an integrative approach. Isidoro Romero Luna, (University of Seville, Spain) 16.00-16.30 Coffee-break
16.30-17.30 Panel Discussion. Social and labor integration in the knowledge society: Groups at exclusion risk. Carmela Gago Cortés, Cristina Justo Suárez, Nuria Rebollo Quintela. Chair: María Barreiro-Gen.
17.30-18.30 Closing ceremony and handing of certificates. Fernando González Laxe. Professor of Applied Economics (University of A Coruña, Spain). Ex-President of Galician Government.