4th Growth in Transition Conference, “Europe`s Transformation: Where People Matter” on 14 and 15 November 2018 in Vienna, Austria Center Vienn

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Date(s) - 14/11/2018 - 15/11/2018
All Day

Austria Center Vienna


The 4th Growth in Transition Conference, “Europe`s Transformation: Where People Matter”, offers a platform for discussion around sustainability and transformation, showcasing a broad spectrum of perspectives from politics, economics and civil society.

Conference topics will range from social and distributional aspects of a fair society and the challenges of increasing global resource use, the impacts of climate change and digitalisation, to the responsibilities and roles of companies, institutions and the financial sector in sustainable social change.

During the two-day event, plenary and parallel sessions will feature inspiring speakers and participatory conference formats will enable a dialogue between relevant stakeholders.


Christoph Badelt | Hans Bruyninckx | Willibald Cernko | Emma Dewberry | Marcel Haraszti | Tim Jackson

Brenda King | Ban Ki-Moon | Elisabeth Köstinger | Michaela Moser | Kate Raworth | Frans Timmermans | Stientje van Veldhoven

Main Topics

The Sustainability Transformation in Europe | The Role of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals | The Societal Challenge of Climate Change and Digital Economy | The Implementation of the Paris Climate Agreement | Social and Ecological Innovation | The Role of Business in a Low Carbon Transition | Circular Economy and Beyond

Please register here: https://growthintransition.eu/conference2018/registration/

No Fees will be charged. Please find further information about the conference programme, the location of the conference and suggestions for accommodation on our official conference website.

Please note that the registration is limited to 700 participants.

Press Registration: presse@wachstumimwandel.at

The conference is organised by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Sustainability and Tourism and the Austrian Environment Agency in the context of Austria’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union. It is supported by the Vienna University of Economics and Business and further 30 partner organisations.

About the Initiative Growth in Transition

The initiative “Growth in Transition”, which was launched in 2008 and is organised by the Ministry for Sustainability and Tourism, brings together transformation activists and decision makers from politics, science, the economy and civil society and promotes dialogue and an exchange of perspectives on growth, prosperity and quality of life. Newsletter Registration

If you have any questions please contact Anna Rosa Vollmann (a.vollmann@wachstumimwandel.at)