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31.5.2011 International Conference
20th October 2011 will be held international conference "Housing and Regions: Innovative Housing Solutions" at the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Národní 3, Prague.

Housing and Regions: Innovative Housing Solutions

20th October 2011, Prague, Národní 3, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic

Conference Programme

Opening

 

9:00 - 9:15 Welcoming speech of Mrs. Marie Čermáková, Director of the Institute of Sociology AS CR
9:15 - 9:30 Welcoming speech of the representative of the Ministry for Regional Development

 

Session 1: Regional Differences in Housing Affordability in the Czech Republic: Measurement Problems and Their Solutions

Moderator: František Kuda, VŠB-Technical University of Ostrava

 

9:30 - 9:50 Measurement of Regional Differences in Housing Affordability in the Czech Republic. Martin Lux, Institute of Sociology AS CR, Prague
9:50 - 10:10 Measurement of Regional and Intra-Regional Disparities in Affordability and Availability of Housing: Software Solution. Martin Ferko, VŠB-Technical University of Ostrava
10:10 - 10:30 Methodology for a Rent Map and its Application in the Czech Republic. Milada Kadlecová, Institute for Regional Information, Brno

 

10:30 - 10:50 COFFEE BREAK
 

 

Session 2: Impact of Housing Affordability Trends on Demography and Migration in the Czech Republic

Moderator: František Kuda, VŠB-Technical University of Ostrava

 

10:50 - 11:10 Housing Affordability in Czech Regions and Demographic Behaviour – Does Housing Affordability Impact Fertility? Jana Vobecká, Institute of Sociology AS CR, Prague, Vienna Institute of Demography ŐAW
11:10 - 11:30 The Impact of Housing Affordability on Labour Migration in the Czech Republic. Petr Sunega, Institute of Sociology AS CR, Prague

 

11:30 - 12:00 DISCUSSION

 

12:00 - 13:00 LUNCH
 

Session 3: Major Trends in European Housing Policies and the Response of Policies to the Global Economic Crisis

Moderator: Martin Lux, Institute of Sociology AS CR

 

13:00 - 13:20 European Housing Policies on the Move. Peter Boelhouwer, Delft University of Technology
13:20 - 13:40 The Resilience of National Housing Systems in Times of a Credit Crunch. Hugo Priemus, Delft University of Technology
13:40 - 14:00 The Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on the Housing Market in the Czech Republic – Who Were the Most Vulnerable and How Housing Policy Could Potentially Alleviate Their Problems Tomáš Kostelecký, Institute of Sociology AS CR, Prague

 

14:00 - 14:20 Discussion

 

14:20 - 14:40 COFFEE BREAK

 

Session 4: Homelessness and Social Exclusion: Causes and Innovative Housing Solutions

Moderator: Milada Kadlecová, Institute for Regional Information

 

14:40 - 15:10 Homelessness and Social Exclusion: Causes and Solutions in the EU. Suzanne Fitzpatrick, Heriot-Watt University
15:10 - 15:30 People in Risk of Social Exclusion in the Czech Republic: A System of Guaranteed Housing. Martina Mikeszová, Institute of Sociology AS CR, Prague

 

Session 5: Increasing Housing Accessibility: Innovative Housing Solutions

Moderator: Milada Kadlecová, Institute for Regional Information

 

15:30 - 15:50 Increasing Housing Accessibility for Young People and Lone Seniors: Increasing the Variability in Housing Supply. Helena Vařejková, Institute for Regional Information, Brno
15:50 - 16:10 Increasing Housing Accessibility for Seniors: Lifetime Homes. Renata Zdařilová, VŠB-Technical University of Ostrava
16:10 - 16:30 Extending the Lifespan of the Housing Stock: Educational Programme. František Kuda, VŠB-Technical University of Ostrava

 

16:30 - 17:00 Discussion and closing