Digital participation (Zoom) is possible for the session "examples from abroad" on 01 July, 10:45-13:15!

Please register free of charge at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are interested in this session and not attending the entire congress in person. You will be able use the chat box to participate in the discussions.


  • Spatial dimensions of digitisation: Insights from a research partnership with the Austrian Conference on Spatial PlanningEmilia Bruck (TU Wien), Prof. Dr. Rudolf Scheuvens (TU Wien)
  • Digitalisation in Impact Assessment – German and Austrian Practice in International Comparison. Dr. Gesa Geißler (University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna), PD Dr. Alexandra Jiricka-Pürrer (University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna)
  • Digital provision of after-school education in sparsely populated rural areas - the example of the Swedish Akademi Norr. Dr. Jan Matthias Stielike (University of Bonn), Nathalie Tent (Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg)
  • The smart shrinking city? Possibilities and limitations of smart and digital approaches for revitalizing shrinking cities. Jakob Schackmar (TU Kaiserslautern)

The session will be held in English and is moderated by Dr. Britta Bockhorn and Jakob Busse von Colbe (both Academy for Territorial Development in the Leibniz Association). 

Information on the whole ARL Congress 2022 (in German) can be found here