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” 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 sides of the Atlantic, seeking broad-based support. Calls for “just transitions for all”constitute […]


NEST 2020: May 7-8, Zurich

The 5th NEST conference will take place on the 7th and 8th of May in Zürich, Switzerland. The global initiative to target 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Paris Climate Agreement and the latest IPCC report (2018) underline the urgency of grand sustainability challenges such as climate change and the depletion of natural resources. To address […]


EGOS, July 2-4, 2020 Hamburg

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 together scholars who study grand sustainability challenges and transformation from different perspectives, including systems and organizations. We are particularly interested in contributions that explore new approaches, […]


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 […]


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 […]