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.


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 […]


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 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 […]