Higher Education in the Socio-ecological Transformation
Steffen Bettin – The Society for Pluralism in Economics Vienna
Helga Kromp-Kolb – Head of the Center for Global Change and Sustainability at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU)
Bernd Siebenhüner – Professor for Ecological Economics and Vice President of the University Oldenburg (2010-2015)
Hans Stötter – Institute of Geography, University of Innsbruck
Fred Luks – Head of the Competence Center for Sustainability, Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU)
Knowledge and education are factors at the core of socio-ecological transformation. It is the goal of this workshop to discuss the current and future role of tertiary educational institutions concerning questions of economic growth and a societal transformation towards sustainability. The workshop also tries to give stimuli to carry on the insights into a future discussion after the conference.
Alliance of Sustainable Universities in Austria