14 September 2021, 09:00 - 17:00
Groningen, Netherlands - Hybrid: Online/Onsite
Communities shaping sustainability - SMARTEES Final Conference
SMARTEES – Social Innovation Modelling Approaches to Realizing Transition to Energy Efficiency and Sustainability – supports the energy transition and policy design by developing policy pathways that foster citizen inclusion. SMARTEES examines five types of energy- and mobility-related local social innovation in cities and islands across Europe. The results stemming from years of research and implementation in the project will be explored in the final conference.
Date: 14. September 2021
Format: Hybrid – physical meeting in Groningen in the Forum (Forum Groningen) and online streaming and discussion
Please register here to join on site or the online platform for the event.
09:00 Welcome reception for the people attending on site in Groningen
09:30 Opening of the final conference
10:00 Social innovation on the ground – a hands on presentation of the SMARTEES case clusters
11:00 Short break
11:15 Facilitating social innovation – a research perspective
12:15 Light lunch with informal conversations
13:15 Simulating dynamics in social innovation processes and what can we learn from that?
14:30 How to make social simulations useful in policy contexts – a sandbox tool and workshop concept
15:10 Short break
15:25 How to create policy ecosystems in which local social innovation thrives - Policy implications of the SMARTEES findings
16:25 Closing of the conference and future considerations
16:35 End of conference
More information on the conference here.