Association of European Schools of Planning would like to thank Gdańsk University of Technology and express our gratitude for the organization of the AESOP Heads of Schools Meeting (12th – 14th April): Smart Teaching Innovative Steps Towards 21st Century Spatial Developments. The team from Gdańsk has shown tremendous dedication to the task and remarkable reliability. We consider the cooperation with Gdańsk Univeristy of Technology very successful and pleasurable. We would also like express our word of gratitude to the cities of GdańskGdynia and Sopot supporting the event.

We wish to especially thank Prof. Piotr Lorens and Dr Sławomir Ledwoń for their contribution to the success of our Heads of Schools Meeting. We know very well that it requires the work of a team to organize such an event, and the role played by each member of the team is important. We are deeply indebted to all who contributed to the sucess of the event. Our special word of gratitude goes to the staff of the  Depratment of Urban Design and Regional Planning helping during the event .

Our special word of gratitude goes to Dr Jan Olbrycht, MEP who presented outstanding keynote speech and to our invited speakers: Prof. Milica Bajic Brkovic, Prof. Anna Geppert and Prof Andreas Voigt.

The event has been a great joy and pleasure to all of us, and has been so largely thanks to your work and hospitability, for which we remain grateful.