NEST activities at the IST 2018

Join us at the upcoming IST 2018 Conference, June 11th – 14th in Manchester during our three NEST sessions or the NEST meet’n’greet:

Newcomers Session

The Newcomer Session will introduce PhD students, early-career researchers and other newcomers to the sustainability transitions community. The programme includes short inputs from the panellists on the state of research and most burning questions in different strands of transition studies, round-table discussions as well as a Q&A session. Besides the overview on the field, the session will also provide a great opportunity to network with other newcomers and get acquainted with influential transitions researchers.

Panellists: Frank Geels, Lea Fünfschilling, Paula Kivimaa, Jonathan Köhler

Date &Time: Monday, June 11th, 3 pm – 4.30 pm

Location: Room 1.219

NEST Network Session

After a short break, we will continue with an informal NEST networking session. NEST members will present the work and current projects of the network. Participants can get in touch with other junior scholars, put forward concerns and questions and can actively engage in different projects.

Session Chair: NEST members

Date & Time: Monday, June 11th, 4.45 pm – 5.45 pm

Location: Room 1.219

NEST Career Session – Beyond the Nest: Career paths for transition professionals

In this session a panel consisting of speakers at different career stages and following various career paths will engage in a discussion on potential careers, focusing on personal experiences, opportunities, pitfalls and constructive suggestions.

The moderated panel discussion will be followed by a general Q&A open for questions but also an exchange of experiences among the participants.


Moderation: Susan Mühlemeier, Anton Sentic

Date & Time: Tuesday, June 12th, 16:00 – 17:00

Location: Room 4.211

NEST Meet’n’greet

We invite you to join us for lunch – get in touch with the NEST in a more informal way. Come over for a chat, an exchange on your ideas, information about the work we already do and how you could potentially join in.

We will put up signs at the tables where will be located in the lunch area.

Date & Time: Wednesday, June 13th, 12:00 – 13:00

Location: Lunch area




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