The 23rd edition of the International Summer School on Regulation of Local Public Services will take place online, from September 6th to September 10th, 2021. Participation is free for registered participants.
The School is designed to offer a “full immersion” in user charges regulation of local public services (e.g. waste, water, public transport, district heating, sport facilities).
The course lasts one week and is articulated in two parts:
– theoretical module;
– industry analysis and case studies.
The programme will be delivered online via live webinar on Zoom. Participants will be able to interact with each other and professors via the live chat. Lectures are scheduled from 1 PM to 4.45 PM Rome time (CEST); UTC +2.
The School is mainly addressed to undergraduate students at their last year, PhD and graduate students and officials from the Public Administration (municipalities, counties, regional bodies) and regulatory agencies.
For registered participants, participation is free! Please note that the webinar admits a maximum of 500 participants. In case of a higher number of registered participants, curricula will be evaluated on the basis of three main criteria:
1) relevance of applicant’s studies and professional experience / current job position to the topics of the Summer School programme
2) balanced geographical distribution of selected participants (OECD / non-OECD members; distribution per continent; inclusion of applicants from Countries non represented in the previous editions)
3) balanced distribution of educational background (e.g. economics; environmental engineering; law; public administration; …)
Moreover, in the case of curricula with similar score, also some attention is given to the selection of profiles with expertise in different sectors relevant to the domain of regulation of LPS (e.g. water cycle, waste, energy, …).
For registered participants, participation is free! .
HOW TO APPLY
For more information, visit the official website.