The Smart Specialisation (S3) Forum 2023 takes place in Barcelona on 28 November. The S3 Forum is organised by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy (DG REGIO) with the support of the Generalitat de Catalunya and the S3 Community of Practice (S3 CoP) Secretariat.
The S3 Forum is followed by a side event “Catalunya’s S3 in action: shared agendas explained by their main players” on 29 November 2023.
The S3 Forum is the key yearly bottom-up event of the S3 CoP, providing a platform for S3 practitioners, experts, policymakers, and other stakeholders to network, engage in discussions on S3 policy and implementation issues, and exchange information and best practices.
Interreg Europe at S3 Forum
We will also be present at the S3 Forum. You can meet one of our Policy Learning Platform's Thematic Experts, Marc Pattinson, in one of the workshops. Marc is one of the panelists in Parallel session 3 (11:00 to 12:30): From Local Strengths to Interregional Cooperation.
Please note that no webstreaming is available for the session, as the parallel sessions take place in person. If you will participate in person, make sure to include this session in your agenda and join us for a discussion on experiences and activities related to implementing Smart Specialisation Strategies in regions.
Details and registration
The S3 Forum is planned as a physical event. Plenary sessions will be organised with a live recording and will be broadcasted for an online audience. Break-out sessions will be organised only physically. Advance registration is not required for online participation. The link to watch the livestream will be available closer to the event from the S3 Forum website.
Registration for in-person attendance is open until 27 October. Book your spot right away or tune in for the livestreaming on 28 November.