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The whole week is open for you
Act Sustainable 2022
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Welcome to Act Sustainable!

This is your one-stop spot for Act Sustainable 2022. Here you´ll find the programme featuring all the events from Monday, November 14, to Friday, November 18, and all the info you need to know about each event.

All students and staff at Chalmers University of Technology and
the University of Gothenburg are welcome to participate during the week.

On these pages, you will find the official programme for Act Sustainable 2022!  The programme is divided day by day stretching from Monday 14/11 to Friday 18/11.

 

Each day has three slots for events: Morning Session, Lunch Session, and Afternoon Session.

Morning Sessions are comprised by the Act Sustainable Research Conference.  The conference takes place on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday mornings (16/11-18/11) and include inspiring keynotes, presentations and roundtables. Act Sustainable Research Conference is aimed mainly for researchers and PhD-student. Students and other stakeholders are welcome to participate as well.

Lunch Sessions are entirely dedicated to the student organizations at Chalmers University of Technology and the University of Gothenburg.

Afternoon Sessions are mostly characterized by activities such as workshoping, seminars and lectures. 

All events in the official programme for Act Sustainable are in English or a combination of English and Swedish, and they´re open to all students and staff at the universities.

Who can register, and how?

You register for each event separately and you can register for as many as you like. All information you need to participate is located on these pages. Each registration will generate an email with the specifics for the event you registered to, practically located in your inbox.

 

All events in the official programme are open for all students and all staff members at Chalmers University of Technology and the University of Gothenburg.

Don´t miss the side-events!

Besides the official programme Act Sustainable also feature side-events. The side-events don’t necessarily follow the same rules as the events in the official programme. They may vary in language, time, place, and targeted audience. So be sure you check out the side-events page for the whole week here: To the side-events page

Now explore the programme day by day, or keep scrolling for an overview!

 

Official programme for Act Sustainable 2022

All Week 14-18/11

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All week long

Circular Swap Shop

Visit our Swap Shop and swap clothes, books and seedlings! Our collection station is open Monday - Thursday

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All week long

Hello stranger! 

Organised in collaboration with Wiktoria Czekajska, student at the master’s programme in Embedded Design, University of Gothenburg

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All week long

Cross Word Puzzle

Solve the crossword puzzle and take part in the sweepstake! 

Monday 14/11

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Lunch Session

Student-led: Freedom of speech under threat

Free lunch for registered participants!

Organised by Social Science Environmental Student Association, SSESA

Time:

12:15-13:00

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Afternoon Session

Sustainable Futures? 

A Wave of Autocratization and Consequences for Sustainability

Opening Lecture with Staffan I Lindberg from Varieties of Democracy Insitute

Time:

15:30 - 17:00

Tuesday  15/11

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Lunch Session

Student-led: Quiz: What about sustainability?

Free lunch for registered participants!

Organised by Engineers Without Borders, Chalmers

Time:

12:15-13:00

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Afternoon Session

Climate crisis and energy security

Opportunities and dilemmas

Keynote lecture with Gunilla Reischl, Institute of International Affairs (UI)

Time:

15:30 - 16:30

Wednesday 16/11

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Research Conference

Resarch Conference Day 1

Organised by Gothenburg Centre for Sustainable Development, GMV and Global Sustainable Futures

Time:

9:00-13:15

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Afternoon Session 

Climate Fresk Workshop

Organised by Climate Fresk, Sweden

Time:

15:15-18:15

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Lunch Session

Student-led:  Accountable for Sustainability? Exploring the business perspective

Free lunch for registered participants!

Organised by Handels Students for Sustainability, HaSS

Time:

12:15-13:00

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Afternoon Session 

The Global Food Crisis – Causes, Risks and Solutions

Organised by Focali, SIANI and Gothenburg Centre for Sustainable Development, GMV

Time:

13:30 - 15:00

Thursday 17/11

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Research Conference

Research Conference Day 2

Organised by Gothenburg Centre for Sustainable Development, GMV and Global Sustainable Futures

Time:

9:00- 13:15

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Afternoon Session

Panel discussion with Isabella Lövin

Organised by Centre for Sea and Society at the University of Gothenburg & Swedish Institute for the Marine Environment

Time:

16:00 - 17:00

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Lunch Session

Student-led: Democracy and Inclusive Sustainable Education

Free lunch for registered participants!

Organised in collboration with EUTOPIA Diversity and Inclusion.

Time:

12:10-13:00

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Afternoon Session

Democracy doesn't exist - we make it!

Organised by Museum of World Culture

Time:

13:30 - 15:00

Friday 18/11

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Research Conference

Research Conference Day 3

Organised by Gothenburg Centre for Sustainable Development, GMV and Global Sustainable Futures

Time:

8:30 - 13:15

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Lunch Session

Student-led:  The importance of Food Security in Democracy

Organised by Urban Gardening

Time:

12:15 - 13:00

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Afternoon Session 

Closing Mingle and Fair

Organised by Gothenburg Centre for Sustainable Development, GMV, Welcome Services at the University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg Global Biodiviersy Centre, GGBC

Time:

14:00 - 16:30

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Act Sustainable is Chalmers University of Technology´s and the University of Gothenburg´s annual sustainability week for students, researchers, teachers and staff. The aim is to bring the universities closer together in multidisciplinary perspectives on sustainable
development through inspiration, and knowledge.