PRSCO 2019


The 16th Pacific Regional Science Conference Organization Summer Institute

New Landscape of Data and Sustainable Development

Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

July 25-27, 2019

The Summer Institute is hosted by the Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Architecture, Chulalongkorn University and co-hosted by the Faculty of Architecture and Planning, Thammasat University. The program will feature presentations by leading scholars from more than 20 countries, panels of experts, workshops, and countless opportunities for networking. The attendees at the Summer Institute come from around the world, representing North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific countries.

The Summer Institute will feature several world-renowned keynote speakers on cutting-edge urban and regional science and policy issues, expert panels, research presentations and posters. It will be attended by delegates from the worldwide community of regional scientists.

Research topics related to the theme of the Summer Institute are particularly welcome, but the conference will be open to other topics within the broader contours of the regional science, urban and regional studies, geographical sciences and planning, and development. Anticipated sub-themes of the conference include the following:

  • Big Data in regional science
  • Emerging challenges for regional development
  • Vision and management of sustainable cities
  • Energy, development, and sustainability
  • Rural and local development
  • Accessibility, infrastructure and regional economic growth
  • Social capital and regional development
  • Agglomeration, clusters, congestion and policy
  • Globalization and regional competitiveness
  • Migration, cultural networks and regional development
  • Social segregation, poverty and social policy
  • Climate change and sustainable regional development
  • Innovation, knowledge economy and regional development
  • Geographical information science and spatial analysis
  • Spatial econometrics
  • New frontiers in regional science: theory and methodology
  • Infrastructure, transportation and communication
  • Land use, real estate and housing markets
  • Tourism, cultural industries and regional development
  • Urban governance and cities regeneration
  • City systems and systems of cities
  • Advances in I-O and CGE modeling
  • Food security
  • Global cities
  • Southeast Asian regional economic integration

Selected papers presented at the conference will be invited to publish in a special issue of Regional Science Policy & Practice (indexed in SCOPUS and Web of Science).


PRSCO 2019 Proceedings.


Selected photos from the event.


International Participants
USD 150 Regular Participants
USD 200 Regular Participants (If paid after 31 May 2019)
USD 100 Student Participants
USD 150 Student Participants (If paid after 31 May 2019)

Thai Participants
THB 3000 Regular Participants
THB 1000 Student Participants

Notes: Registration fee is non-refundable.

Registration fee can be paid via PayPal.


Important Dates

Deadline for Abstract Submission: Extended to 31 March 2019

Notification of Paper Acceptance: 31 March 2019

Advance Registration Deadline: 31 May 2019

Preliminary Program: 31 May 2019

Deadline of Full Paper Submission: 31 May 2019

Conference in Bangkok, Thailand: 25-27 July 2019


Please click above to view the preliminary program
(as of July 9, 2019).

Instructions for session chairs, presenters, and discussants, click here.

Nurturing New Talent 2019 Workshop

27 July 2019

Workshop registration is now closed.


Venue: Chulalongkorn University

Chaloem Rajakumari 60 Building (Chamchuri 10)


Recommended Accommodation:

Sasa International House

Information of Sasa International House.

To reserve Sasa International House, please click here.


Other Recommended Hotels

  • Pathumwan Princess
  • Novotel Bangkok on Siam Square
  • Ibis Bangkok Siam
  • Holiday Inn Express Bangkok Siam
  • Hua Chang Heritate
  • Asia Hotel Bangkok
  • Vie Hotel Bangkok


Dr. Sutee Anantsuksomsri

Tel: +66-2-218-4441

email: info(at)


PRSCO 2019 is organized by: