16.12.2015, Rob Raven
Tags: IST conference

CfP IST 2016


The 7th International Sustainability Transitions (IST) Conference will take place in Wuppertal, Germany from 6 - 9 September 2016


The conference is the annual platform to share theoretical, empirical and practical advances in the field of sustainability transitions, covering a broad range of areas (e.g. energy, water, mobility, food systems) and disciplinary approaches. 


Following the theme of IST 2016 “Exploring Transition Research as Transformative Science“ we want to focus on impact- and solution-oriented research approaches enabling transitions in practice. We invite contributions that address the following questions: How can we assess the societal impact of transition research? What are common challenges, best practices and future prospects in transdisciplinary research approaches, such as real-world laboratories, LivingLabs, transition experiments etc.? 


We invite contributions focusing on key issues in the field of sustainability transitions research: urban transitions, geography of transitions, governance of transitions, business and entrepreneurship perspectives on transitions, innovation and institutional change, modeling transitions - and all issues linked to the research agenda of the Sustainability Transitions Research Network (STRN).


For more information see the Call for Papers, which can be downloaded at the conference website.  


We want to make IST 2016 a very practical transition experience and we are pleased to welcome you to Wuppertal and our urban real-world lab with its many exciting projects and initiatives and we are looking forward to an engaging and impactful IST 2016.

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