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Making Online Meetings Just & Sustainable

September 22 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm CEST

Free

How can online meetings contribute to just sustainability transitions?

With or without Corona, online meetings are here to stay, especially in the world of transnational collaboration. Remote online meetings have the potential to contribute to more sustainability and justice, in terms of decreasing environmental damage from international travel and allowing for more inclusive participation. But how do we make online meetings sustainable and just? In this interactive online meeting, we invite researchers, activists, and policy-makers to share their insights and experiences with online meetings.

How can we attain human connection in online collaborations? How can online connectivity facilitate translocal networking and solidarity among organizations and initiatives? Does it have implications for sustainability transitions? What is the potential of online connectivity to enable equity and inclusion among a diverse audience? During this event, we will discuss the potential of online connectivity to enable just sustainability transitions from the perspective of multiple organizations, projects, and networks.

Several speakers and facilitators will share their insights during this meeting including Karlijn Schipper (DRIFT), Lucia Paola (UrbanAICLEI), Vaishali Joshi (ESSB, VCC), and Dr. Flor Avelino (DRIFTVCC). After the talks, there will be room for discussion in smaller groups for participants to share their experiences around online connection, followed by a plenary session in which participants can share their questions and insights with the speaker and wider audience.

Programme overview

12:00-12:15Introduction
12:15-12:45Talk and mini-interview with speakers and facilitators
12:45-13:15World Cafe discussion in small groups
13:15-13:30Plenary session + closing remarks
13:30-14:00Optional: Ask questions about hosting online events on Zoom

 

How to register

Participation is free but you do need to register ahead of time via this link. People can register until the 20th of September, after which they will receive confirmation emails with the zoom link. If you have any questions and/or need further assistance, please send an email to JustraTeam@gmail.com.

The event is organized by the Vital Cities & Citizens (VCC) at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam in collaboration with the Dutch Research Institute for Transitions (DRIFT). This event is part of a webinar series on #JustSustainabilityTransitions that aims to deepen, translate and connect knowledge on transformative change towards more just and sustainable societies, in energy and other domains.

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