Lectures given abroad

   2000 - 2010

- „City – region cooperation: challenges and types of cooperation” as well as „Urban transformation: instruments and strategies”, lectures during the World Urban Development Congress INTA 34 in San Sebastian, Spain (October 2010),

- „The radical change - German cities in the wake of globalization” during the conference of the European Urban Research Association (EURA) „City - Futures 09” in Madrid, Spain (June 2009),

- „Cities in the context of globalization”, lecture as part of the Science - Conference „Globalization and Identity” organized by Goethe – Institute and Cairo University in Cairo, Egypt (May 2007),

- Member of the „Hearing on metropolitan areas at the EESC (European Economic and Social Committee)” in Brussels, Belgium (January 2007),

- Lecture on the subject „The German Institute of Urban Affairs” in the course of the „Nanning International Conference on Sustainable Urban Development” in Nanning, People’s Republic of China (November 2005),

- „Public private partnerships: principles, opportunities and risks”, lecture at the „INTERREG III C Conference of the Assembly of European Regions” in Ponta Delgada, Azores (May 2005),

- „Inter- local Cooperation in Metropolitan Areas”, lecture during the „XVII Entretiens Jacques Cartier La Gouvernance Metropolitaine” in Montreal, Canada (October 2004),

- „Interkommunale Kooperation - Erfahrungen aus Deutschland” as part of the 54th annual conference of the Austrian Association of Cities in Bregenz, Austria (May 2004),

- „Inter- local Cooperation in City Regions” during the meeting of EUROCITIES - Working Group on Governance in Brussels, Belgium (February 2004),

- „Zusammenarbeit in Stadtregionen – Aktuelle Trends im Überblick”, introductory lecture at the conference „Handlungsfähige Agglomerationen – (k)eine Utopie” in Lucerne, Switzerland (June 2003),

- „Stadtentwicklungsplanung – Ein Instrument in ständiger Veränderung” as well as „Stadt - Umland - Verflechtung und stadtregionale Kooperation”, lectures given during the Experts‘ Workshop „STEP – heute”, held by the municipal authorities of the City of Vienna, Vienna, Austria (December 2002),

- „Improving the balance of urban systems and exploring ways in which cities can co-operate and complement each other”, a lecture during the annual congress INTA 24 „The City Region in a world of globalization: urban strategies for sustainable development” in Bergen, Norway (June 2000),

- Official observer of the second pan - African urban summit „Africities 2000”, commissioned by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation (BMZ) and GTZ in Windhoek, Namibia (May 2000).

   1990 - 1999

- „City - region cooperation: an international overview”, lecture in the Centre for Regional Economic & Social Research at Sheffield Hallam University in Sheffield, United Kingdom (November 1999),

- „Urban Development in German Cities between Globalization and European Integration” during the conference „European Cities in Transformation” organized by the European Urban Research Association (EURA) in Paris, France (October 1999),

- „Economic Integration vs. Social Desintegration”, lecture during the annual congress INTA 23 „The Inclusive City” in Lyon, France (June 1999),

- „Innovations in Intraregional Cooperation”, lecture in the course of the OECD - Workshop „Governing Metropolitan Areas: Reinforcing Local Democracy” in Athens, Greece (September 1998),

- „Urban Policy in Germany” in the international workshop of the European Urban Research Association (EURA) „Towards an Urban Agenda in the European Union” in Venice, Italy (May 1998),

- „Public Private Partnership and its Context”, lecture at the „First Summit of African Local Governments, Afrocities ´98” in Abidjan, Ivory Coast (January 1998),

- Member of an expert discussion at the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions on the subject „Urban governance and enterprises: institutions and infrastructures of the future” in Dublin, Ireland (June 1997),

- „Managing Change in Metropolitan Areas – the Case of the Rhine - Main Area”, lecture during the OECD – Workshop „Governing metropolitan areas: institutions, finance and partnerships” in Stockholm, Sweden (June 1997),

- „Major Cities and their Peripheries, Frankfurt and the Rhine - Main Area”, lecture on the occasion of the 29th meeting of the OECD - Group on Urban Affairs in Paris, France (December 1996),

- „Present trends in the development of German cities ” at the „Liveable Cities Symposium” during the conference - series „Frankfurt meets Toronto”, organized by Goethe - Institute and the cities of Frankfurt am Main and Toronto in Toronto, Canada (April 1996),

- Member of the concluding panel discussion at the 19th annual congress of INTA on the subject „Strategies for Cities of the 21st Century” in Vienna, Austria (September 1995),

- „Frankfurt and its Region”, lecture during an international expert meeting of the Council of Europe on the subject „Major cities and their peripheries” in Strasbourg, France (September 1995),

- „Growing economisation of local authorities and public activities vs. increase of social segmentation and segregation”, lecture in the course of a conference at Sheffield Hallam University on the subject „Social exclusion: urban and labour market dimensions” in Sheffield, United Kingdom (June 1995),

- „Concluding remarks” at the 17th annual congress of INTA on the subject „An Action Plan for the Next Decade of Urban Development – A World Threshold Conference on Creating Confidence and Prosperity” in Hongkong (September 1993),

- „Des partenariats public prives – comparaisons internationales”, lecture during a conference of the French Ministry for Urban Development on the subject „Acteurs publics et acteurs prives dans l’amenagement” in Paris, France (June 1993),

- „Public private partnerships in urban (re)development”, lecture on the occasion of the experts’ session „Mechanisms to support urban regeneration” by INTA in Manchester, United Kingdom (April 1993),

- „Towards cities primarily oriented to market requirements?”, lecture during the „Seminaire international: fragmentation et articulation urbaines” in Paris, France (February 1992).

   vor 1990

- „Stadtentwicklung unter veränderten Rahmenbedingungen in der BRD”, lecture at the „Second International Walter - Gropius – Seminar” in Dessau, GDR (November 1989),

- Member of the delegation of the Federal Republic of Germany during the international conference of the UN – Economic Committee for Europe (ECE) on the subject „Urban and Regional Research” in Leipzig, GDR (October 1988),

- „The role of local government in low - income housing policy and administration”, lecture during a conference of the Anglo - German - Foundation in Birmingham, United Kingdom (July 1988),

- „The reduction of the welfare state – an expanding role for self - help and voluntary action?” on the occasion of the 17th annual conference of SCUPAD (Salzburg Congress on Urban Planning and Development) in Salzburg, Austria (May 1984),

- „Self - help and community involvement in housing rehabilitation in Germany” during a conference of the Council of Europe on the subject „Self - help and community development in towns” in London, United Kingdom (October 1982),

- „The achievement of community development and citizen participation”, lecture during the 15th annual conference of SCUPAD (Salzburg Congress on Urban Planning and Development) in Salzburg, Austria (May 1982),

- „Kommunikationsprobleme zwischen Bürgern und Gemeindeorganen”, lecture at a symposium of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France (October 1980),

- „Urban renewal and citizen participation” at the 198th Session of the Salzburg Seminar on American Studies on the subject „The city in transition” in Salzburg, Austria (June 1980).


.Dr. phil. Werner Heinz, Dipl. – Ing.
 Kurfürstenstr. 8   60486 Frankfurt am Main