Events

Here we list events supported or co-hosted by STRN, as well as events hosted by others if these events have a clear link to sustainability transitions research.


June 23-26, 2019: IST Conference Ottawa, Canada

Accelerating sustainability transitions Building visions, unlocking pathways, navigating conflicts Over the past few decades the damage being done to global ecosystems by established development trajectories has become increasingly evident. In many sectors and regions sustainability transitions are gathering pace as new technologies, business models and social practices begin to transform […]


International Conference on New Pathways for Community Energy and Storage, June 6-9, 2019 1

Background Our energy landscape is changing. Local communities are increasingly taking active roles and emerging as new actors in the energy system. For example, some local energy initiatives own solar panels, wind turbines and energy storage system collectively, while others build renewable energy configurations, together with other energy system actors. […]


Summerschool Sustainability Science 8-12 July

Radboud University is hosting the summerschool ‘Sustainability Science; A System Dynamics Perspective’, taking place 8-12 July 2019 in Nijmegen, The Netherlands. In the summerschool you will learn modeling and simulation techniques that foster a comprehensive, transdisciplinary look at sustainability, which supports effectively enhancing sustainability transitions. The week is hosted by […]


April 4-5, 2019: 4th NEST Conference 2

The Network of Early Career Researchers in Sustainability Transitions (NEST) is excited to announce the 4th Annual NEST Conference (#4THNEST), with the theme “Transitions to where? Shared values and visions for sustainability transitions” to be held in Lisbon, Portugal on April 4-5, 2019. With all this talk about transitions, this […]


June 11-14, 2018: IST Conference Manchester 6

The conference program is now available! Link to program The next IST conference will take place in Manchester in 2018, June 11-14. Call for Papers , Conference Website Important Dates: 11th January 2018 – Deadline for abstracts 12th March – Communication of decisions 11th April – Early–bird registration deadline 11th […]


Workshop on Sustainability Transitions, FU Berlin 1

Dear STRN colleagues, We are organizing a workshop on “Accelerating Technological Sustainability Transitions by Overcoming Adoption and Diffusion Barriers in Energy Transitions” in April, 10th -11th 2018 at Freie Universität Berlin, Germany. Thus, we would like to encourage to participate and to contribute to our workshop – for example by a presentation […]