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The conference Innovation for Good Local and Regional Governance – A European Challenge on 2-3 April 2009 is hosted by the Institute for Governance Studies (IGS) at the School for Management & Governance of the University of Twente. The conference is supported by two of the main Research Centres of IGS: the Centre for the Study of Democracy and the Centre for European Studies. The IGS organises the event in close cooperation with the Dutch Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations, the Province of Overijssel, the Region of Twente and the City of Enschede.

Academic Committee Members (University of Twente)

Prof. dr. Bas Denters, Chairman
Prof. dr. Kees Aarts
Prof. dr. Nico Groenendijk
Prof. dr. Michiel Heldeweg
Dr. Gert-Jan Hospers
Drs. Johan de Kruijf
Prof. dr. Nico Mol
Prof. dr. Ramses Wessel

Organising Committee

Prof. dr. Bas Denters, Chairman (University of Twente)
Mrs. Seeta Autar (University of Twente)
Mr. Pietrik Scheffer (Province of Overijssel)
Mr. Antoon Bom (City of Enschede)