Europe’s Transformation: Where People Matter
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The ‘Growth in Transition’ Initiative will organise its fourth international conference, entitled ‘Europe’s Transformation: Where People Matter’, which takes place on November 14th and 15th 2018 at the Austria Center Vienna.
Austria will be holding the EU Presidency in the second half of the year 2018. The conference is part of the Trio-Presidency EE-BG-AT, which focuses on eco-innovation. The conference will explore alternative economic pathways towards a sustainable way of life with innovation and transformation at the core of the event. Besides the plenary session, the conference programme will also include panel discussion and workshops tackling a variety of topics related to growth and a sustainability transformation.
Topics include the circular economy and beyond, implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as well as the societal challenge of Climate Change. Furthermore, the focus will be put on networking between European initiatives. Participants varying from researchers, politicians, local authorities, start-ups, businesses students to environmental organisations are expected to join the event.