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.


6th NEST Conference, April 8-9, Sofia, Bulgaria

The 6th NEST Conference is taking place in Sofia, Bulgaria, on April 8-9, 2021! Let’s expand transition mind-sets to diverse pathways to sustainability not only in terms of geographical scope but also enabling actors, measures, institutions, approaches and much more. This conference aims to dig deeper into the ways transitions and the research around them […]


Towards the IST 2021 – call for papers, website and key dates

“Mainstreaming sustainability transitions: From research towards impact” With the call for IST 2021 – “Mainstreaming sustainability transitions: From research towards impact” we invite reflection on how we, as a research community, can make sure that our work has real-world impact supporting transition processes towards a more sustainable future. How we […]


IST 2020: August 18-21, Vienna 1

“Governance in an Era of Change –Making Sustainability Transitions Happen” IST2020 will take place as an online event. Find more information at ist2020.at European Parliament has declared a climate emergency, following a number of countries and local communities worldwide. Proposals for a “Green New Deal” have been advanced on both […]


NEST 2020: May 7-8, Virtual

COVID-19 The 5th NEST conference will not take place as planned. However, since we have invested so much of our time and enthusiasm in this event, we are assessing a way to organize a fully digitalized NEST conference. We are confident to be able to inform you about the feasibility of […]


EGOS, July 2-4, 2020, Virtual

COVID-19 The EGOS conference will not take place as planned. The conference and session organizers are preparing a virtual conference instead. We will keep you posted. Sub-theme on Sustainability Transitions: Bridging Systems and Organizational Perspectives to Tackle Grand Challenges Our sub-theme at the upcoming EGOS colloquium in Hamburg will bring […]


June 23-26, 2019: IST Conference Ottawa, Canada 3

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 […]


April 4-5, 2019: 4th NEST Conference 3

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 […]