The role of technology and engineering in sustainable energy transitions: Social science perspectives
Location: Rica Nidelven Hotel. Room: Leangen Gård
Monday 16 April
- 11.00 – 11.40 (keynote): Frank Geels (University of Sussex, UK). Socio-technical transitions to sustainability: A multi-level perspective and actor strategies
- 11.40 – 12.20 (keynote): Ulrik Jørgensen (Technical University of Denmark). Navigating conflict ridden transition processes
- 12.20 – 12.40: Discussion
- 12.40 – 13.00: Matthias Haase (Norwegian University of Science and Technology). Is the Norwegian Society ready for sustainable energy transitions?
- 14.30 – 14.50: Eirik Swensen and Robert Jomisko (Norwegian University of Science and Technology). One state – different cultures
- 14.50 – 15.10: Kerstin Åstrand (Swedish Environmental Protection Agency / Finnish Environment Institute). The framing of bioenergy in national energy policies – a comparison of Sweden and Finland
- 15.10 – 15.30: Janne Thygesen (University of Stavanger, Norway). Influential political ideas, or powerful contextual realities?
- 15.30 – 15.50: Thea Sofie Melhuus Hojem (Norwegian University of Science and Technology / Nord-Trøndelag Elektrisitetsverk AS, Norway). Transition actors and transition strategies with respect to energy use
- 15.50 – 16.10: Arne Lind (Institute for Energy Technology, Norway). Analyses of the Norwegian energy system based on the energy technology perspective 2010
Tuesday 17 April
- 08.30 – 08.50: Sara Heidenreich (Norwegian University of Science and Technology). Offshore wind – researchers’ imagination of the public
- 08.50 – 09.10: Meredian Alam (University of Oslo, Norway). Biogas in transition: Assessing community acceptance of biogas development in Indonesia
- 09.10 – 09.30: Suad Badri (Ahfad University for Women, Sudan). Anchoring sustainable energy planning through intellect/parliament partnership
- 09.30 – 09.50: Letizia Jaccheri (Liv Arnesen Foundation / Norwegian University of Science and Technology). Water! Social change through new media
- 09.50 – 10.10: Sylviane Chassot (University of St.Gallen, Switzerland). Social trust, perceived risk and benefit of nuclear and renewable energy – a within subjects-analysis before and after the Fukushima accident
- 10.30 – 10.50: Marianne Ryghaug (Norwegian University of Science and Technology). Changing practices in transportation: a new era for the electric car?
- 10.50 – 11.10: Sylviane Chassot (University of St.Gallen, Switzerland). Do support programmes motivate households to invest in renewable energy technologies?
- 11.10 – 11.30: Helen J. Gansmo (Norwegian University of Science and Technology). Transition to sustainable energy consuming leisure boats?
- 11.30 – 11.50: Stefan Pauliuk and Anna Carlsson (Norwegian University of Science and Technology). Mitigating rebound effects of increasing energy efficiency in households – an interdisciplinary approach
- 11.50 – 12.10: Julia Kasmire (Delft University of Technology, Netherlands). Sustainability is the new alchemy
Please note that minor changes to the program might occur.