- IA Topic : transition
Excerpt:The final conference of the project InContext and the Informed Cities Forum 2013 will be held by the Ecologic Institute.
1st European Conference on Technology Assessment: Technology Assessment and Policy Areas of Great Transitions
Excerpt:The 1st European Conference on Technology Assessment "Technology Assessment and Policy Areas of Great Transitions" will take place from 13-15 March, 2013 in Prague, Czech Republic.
Excerpt:The overarching theme of the symposium is to analyze how the concept of transition ties in with the notion of sustainable development.
PhD Position on Methodological Approaches to the Assessment of all Tree Resources in Transition Systems in Forested Tropical Landscapes
Excerpt:The Georg-August-University of Goettingen offers a PhD position under the heading "Methodological Approaches to the Assessment of all Tree Resources in Transition Systems in Forested Tropical Landscapes". The project is based in Goettingen, with field work in Sumatra. The position is limited for three years.
Excerpt:The Competence Centre for Interdisciplinary Approaches to Sustainability of the Jena University of Applied Sciences offers three research positions with the possibility of obtaining a PhD degree with international universities on the theme "The Role of Regions in the European Socio-Ecological Transition." ...
Excerpt:The aim of Ecocultures 2012 is to advance knowledge of how communities adapt successfully to social-ecological change, maintain resilience and enhance wellbeing. The conference will present and synthesise the best, current, multi-disciplinary perspectives of the barriers and bridges encountered by Ecocultures.
Public Lecture: Steering the Transition from the Industrial to Ecological Age: Practical Strategies and Policies to Try to Mitigate Economic and Resource Constraint Dangers
Excerpt:Peter Head, Chair of the Institute for Sustainability (London) and Executive Chair of the Ecological Sequestration Trust, will present his analysis of how 9 billion people could live sustainably on the planet in 2050 and the feedback from presenting this in 30 countries.
Excerpt:Booking is now open for the first in a new ESRC-funded seminar series on "Sustainability Transitions", which aims to explore sustainability transitions (projected processes of social change to sustainable patterns of production and consumption) from explicitly social, political and economic perspectives.
Session on "Evaluation of Transition Policy" at the 2nd International Conference on Sustainability Transitions in Lund, Sweden
Excerpt:This thematic session on "Evaluation of Transition Policy" aims to reflect on (1) the role of policy evaluation in transitions and (2) requirements and methods for policy evaluation in transitions. Sabine Weiland will give a paper on "Policy appraisal – a contribution to 'better' and more sustainable policies?" ...