Professors Anthony Pennings and Mark Whitaker presented at an Urban and Regional Development in an International Perspective conference in Opole, Poland on May 14 -16. The event was organized by the University of Opole and supported by an European Community Erasmus+ grant. 

Professor Pennings opened the conference with his talk on "Urban Creative Economies in a Global Context: The World is Bubbly" and Professor Whitaker started the second day with his presentation on "Regional Development in Comparative Historical Perspective: Modern ICT Development in Comparative Historical Perspective." 

It was held at a beautiful conference lodge, the Kamień Śląski palace.