Sustainable Consumption Conference 2011

Pre-Conference for Young Researchers

Young researchers in the inter- and transdisciplinary field of research on sustainable consumption as well as in the field of sustainability sciences in general were warmly invited to attend the pre-conference “Research on Sustainable Consumption – Present and Future Perspectives for Young Academics” on Sunday, 6th November 2011, from 9am to 5pm. The pre-conference was the run-up to the international scientific conference “Sustainable Consumption – Towards Action and Impact” (November 6th - 8th 2011, Hamburg).


Sunday, 6th November 2011

8.30 Arrival / Welcome Coffee / Registration of the pre-conference participants
9.00  Get-together, network, exchange
Moderated session to facilitate networking and exchange
10.00   Introductory session: “The Sustainability of Sustainability Sciences - Future Challenges for Young Academics"

Introductory notes and discussion with:
(with speakers from the introductory session)
13.30 OPEN Sustainability Research SPACEApproaches, Challenges and Possibilities

Roundtables concerning different topics regarding inter- and transdisciplinary research in the sustainability sciences


Poster Session on the Results of the Open Space Discussions

End of the Pre-Conferene
17.00 Opening of the Main Conference “Sustainable Consumption – Towards Action and Impact
Contact information

SÖF-Konsum-BF, Research Group Inter-/Transdisciplinarity

University of Basel
Program Man-Society-Environment (MGU)
Vesalgasse 1
CH-4051 Basel