Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Date: Sunday, 23/Jun/2019
17:00
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19:00
Advance Registration
Location: Alt Hotel
17:30
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19:15
NEST Session for Newcomers to Sustainability Transitions Research
Location: Alt Hotel
Special registration required
19:15
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21:15
Welcome Reception
Location: Alt Hotel
Date: Monday, 24/Jun/2019
8:00
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8:45
Light Refreshments
Location: Atrium
8:00
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16:00
Registration
Location: Atrium
8:45
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10:15
Opening Plenary
Location: RB 2200
Welcome:
Benoit-Antoine Bacon, President, Carleton University
Andre Plourde, Dean Faculty of Public Affairs
James Meadowcroft: Accelerating transitions in dangerous times

Keynote speakers:
Heleen de Coninck: How can transition scholarship be useful for policymakers? From the IPCC Special Report on 1.5C° to the 6th Assessment Report
Jochen Markard: Acceleration and beyond: new challenges for sustainability transitions research
10:15
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10:45
Break
Location: Atrium
10:45
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12:15
1A: Conference Track
Location: RB 1200
1B: Understanding Transitions
Location: RB 1201
1C: Power, Agency, and Politics
Location: RB 3110
1D: Governing Transitions
Location: RB 3201
1F: Ethical Aspects
Location: RB 2308
1G: Spaces, Scales, Places
Location: RB 2311
1H: Special Topics: Circular Economy 1
Location: RB 3220
1I: Dialogue Session
Location: RB 3202
Transitions in Global South: Towards a shared research agenda and network activities
1J: Dialogue Session
Location: RB 3224
Public trust in Canada's decision-making for a low-emissions energy transition
1K: Dialogue Session
Location: RB 3228
Looking back and pushing ahead: small businesses' role in sustainability transitions
1L: Dialogue Session
Location: RB 5136
Pathways to Flourishing: Social Enterprise Strategies for Regional Systems Change
 
12:15
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13:15
Lunch
Location: Atrium
13:15
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14:45
2A: Conference Track
Location: RB 1200
2B: Understanding Transitions
Location: RB 1201
2C: Power, Agency, and Politics
Location: RB 2308
2D: Governing Transitions
Location: RB 2311
2E: Organizations and Industries
Location: RB 3110
2F: Governing Transitions
Location: RB 3112
2G: Spaces, Scales, Places
Location: RB 3201
2H: Special Topics: Circular Economy 2
Location: RB 3220
2I: Dialogue Session
Location: RB 3202
Towards an Understanding of Sustainability Transitions in Regions in Flux: Experiences from Northern Canada
2J: Dialogue Session
Location: RB 3224
Urban Transitions and Transformations: taking stock and moving forward
2K: Dialogue Session
Location: RB 3228
Developing a Theory of Transformational Action
2L: Dialogue Session
Location: RB 5136
Addressing challenges in Canada's transition to a lower carbon emission economy
14:45
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15:15
Poster Session / Break
Location: Atrium
15:15
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16:15
3A: Governing Transitions
Location: RB 2311
Speed Talks
3B: Understanding Transitions
Location: RB 3112
Speed Talks
3C: Power, Agency, and Politics
Location: RB 2308
Speed Talks
3D: Governing Transitions
Location: RB 3201
Speed Talks
3E: Organizations and Industries
Location: RB 3110
Speed Talks
3F: Practice and Everyday Life
Location: RB 3202
Speed Talks
3G: Special Topics: Food Systems
Location: RB 3220
Speed Talks
3H: Special Topics: Circular Economy 3
Location: RB 3224
Speed Talks
3I: Dialogue Session
Location: RB 1200
Transformative innovation for (un)sustainability: assessing big picture trends, wildcards, and disruptive possibilities
3J: Dialogue Session
Location: RB 1201
Scale of observation and its impact on accelerating transformation through seeds of a good Anthropocene
3K: Dialogue Session
Location: RB 3228
Transdisciplinary approaches for accelerating inclusive transitions (Part I)
 
16:15
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16:30
Break
16:30
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18:00
4A: Conference Track
Location: RB 1200
4B: Understanding Transitions
Location: RB 2311
4C: Power, Agency, and Politics
Location: RB 2308
4D: Governing Transitions
Location: RB 1201
4E: Organizations and Industries
Location: RB 3110
4F: Movements, Culture, and Civil society
Location: RB 3112
4G: Governing Transitions
Location: RB 3201
4H: Methodologies
Location: RB 3220
4I: Special Topics: Deep Transitions
Location: RB 3202
4J: Dialogue Session
Location: RB 3224
Effective teaching for accelerating transitions: Shaping a new generation of transition scholars
4K: Dialogue Session
Location: RB 3228
Transdisciplinary approaches for accelerating inclusive transitions (Part II)
4L: Dialogue Session
Location: RB 5136
Sectorial configurations in sustainability transitions
19:00
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21:00
Opening Reception
Location: National Arts Centre
Date: Tuesday, 25/Jun/2019
8:00
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8:45
Light Refreshments
Location: Atrium
8:00
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16:00
Registration
Location: Atrium
8:45
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10:15
Plenary II
Location: RB 2200
Keynote speakers:
Frank Geels: Political acceleration of socio-technical transitions
Jennie Stephens: Feminism, energy democracy & renewable transformation: resisting oppression in socio-technical transitions
John Robinson: Normalizing sustainability - from behavior change to metamorphosis
10:15
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10:45
Break
Location: Atrium
10:45
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12:15
5A: Conference Track
Location: RB 3220
5B: Understanding Transitions
Location: RB 2311
5C: Power, Agency, and Politics
Location: RB 2308
5D: Governing Transitions
Location: RB 3110
5E: Governing Transitions
Location: RB 1200
5F: Methodologies
Location: RB 3112
5G: Spaces, Scales, Places
Location: RB 3201
5H: Special Topics: Mobility Futures 1
Location: RB 1201
5I: Dialogue Session
Location: RB 3224
Connecting perspectives on security to sustainability transition studies
5J: Dialogue Session
Location: RB 3202
The Role of Alternatives and Resistance in Accelerating Sustainability Transformations
5K: Dialogue Session
Location: RB 3228
Sustainable Energy Transitions in the Age of Populism
5L: Dialogue Session
Location: RB 5136
“Roadmapping - Shared Future in Today’s Transition Actions?”
12:15
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13:15
Lunch
13:15
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14:45
6A: Conference Track
Location: RB 1200
6B: Understanding Transitions
Location: RB 2311
6C: Methodologies
Location: RB 3202
6D: Governing Transitions
Location: RB 3220
6E: Organizations and Industries
Location: RB 3110
6F: Spaces, Scales, Places
Location: RB 3201
6G: Special Topics: Mobility Futures 2
Location: RB 1201
6H: Dialogue Session
Location: RB 3112
Accelerating sustainability transitions in the Canadian context
6I: Dialogue Session
Location: RB 3224
Beyond the Nest: Career paths and roles taken by transition professionals
6J: Dialogue Session
Location: RB 3228
Urban Transitions and Transformations: Pathways and Barriers for an Acceleration of Urban Sustainability Transitions and the role of Planning
6K: Dialogue Session
Location: RB 2308
Many Lenses for Accelerating & Deepening Sustainability Transition
 
14:45
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15:15
Poster Session / Break
Location: Atrium
15:15
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16:15
7A: Conference Track
Location: RB 3224
Speed Talks
7B: Methodologies
Location: RB 3201
Speed Talks
7C: Ethical Aspects
Location: RB 3112
Speed Talks
7D: Governing Transitions
Location: RB 2311
Speed Talks
7E: Movements, Culture, and Civil society
Location: RB 3110
Speed Talks
7F: Special Topics: Transitions in Canada
Location: RB 3220
Speed Talks
7G: Special Topics: Mobility Futures 3
Location: RB 1200
Chair: Oscar van Vliet
Speed Talks
7H: Dialogue Session
Location: RB 2308
Facilitating transitions in post-colonial resource economies
7I: Dialogue Session
Location: RB 3202
Brewing up sustainability transitions: How craft beer breweries construct sustainability-oriented niches
7J: Dialogue Session
Location: RB 3228
The Role of Higher Education in Energy Transformation
   
16:15
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18:00
Field Trips / Group Meetings
Details about the field trips will be posted on the IST 2019 website.
For meetings, please contact the organizing committee if you would like to book a room for your group.
18:45
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22:00
Conference Dinner
Location: Museum of History
Date: Wednesday, 26/Jun/2019
8:00
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8:45
Light Refreshments
Location: Atrium
8:00
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13:00
Registration
Location: Atrium
8:45
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10:15
8A: Conference Track
Location: RB 1200
8B: Understanding Transitions
Location: RB 1201
8C: Power, Agency, and Politics
Location: RB 2308
8D: Governing Transitions
Location: RB 2311
8E: Organizations and Industries
Location: RB 3110
8F: Movements, Culture, and Civil society
Location: RB 3112
8G: Organizations and Industries
Location: RB 3201
8H: Special Topics: Mobility Futures 4
Location: RB 3220
8I: Dialogue Session
Location: RB 3202
Power, Politics and Paradoxes in Sustainability Transitions: an interactive state-of-the-art review
8J: Dialogue Session
Location: RB 3224
Accelerating transitions with transformative innovation policy?
8K: Dialogue Session
Location: RB 5136
‘Are simulation models any help in thinking about and promoting sustainability transitions?’.
8L: Dialogue Session
Location: RB 3228
Methods for designing effective participatory processes in transition research
10:15
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10:45
Break
Location: Atrium
10:45
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12:15
9A: Conference Track
Location: RB 2308
9B: Understanding Transitions
Location: RB 1201
9C: Movements, Culture, and Civil society
Location: RB 3112
9D: Practice and Everyday Life
Location: RB 2311
9E: Organizations and Industries
Location: RB 1200
9F: Special Topics: Urban Transformations
Location: RB 3224
9G: Special Topics: Community Energy
Location: RB 3202
9H: Dialogue Session
Location: RB 3228
Developing Powerful Transformations Systems
9I: Dialogue Session
Location: RB 3220
Exploring the politics of accelerating sustainable energy transitions
9J: Dialogue Session
Location: RB 3110
Transdisciplinarity and accelerating transitions: what roles can or should researchers undertake?
9K: Dialogue Session
Location: RB 3201
Co-creating urban sustainability transitions
 
12:15
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13:15
Lunch
Location: Atrium
13:15
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14:45
Closing Plenary
Location: RB 2200
Keynote speakers:
Sarah Burch: Absolution, abdication or abundance? Exploring the untapped potential of small businesses to accelerate transitions
Niki Frantzeskaki: Research on transition experiments in cities: accelerating or stalling sustainability transitions?
STRN announcements
IST 2020
Awards presentation
Conference closing

 
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