ESEE 2017 Conference Budapest
20 – 23 June 2017, Budapest, Hungary 12th Conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics Ecological Economics in Action: Building a Reflective and Inclusive Community
PROGRAMME

ESEE 2017 PROCEEDINGS

Day 0
Tuesday, 20th June

15.00 – 16.00

Guided visit for ESEE participants to the ‘Beyond the Lab: The DIY Science Revolution‘ exhibition

Different venue! Impact Hub (Ferenciek tere 2.)

16.00 – 17.00

Main entrance

Registration

17.00 – 19.30

Plenary room E IV.

Opening Ceremony and Opening Keynote

Moderator: Eszter Krasznai Kovács – University of Cambridge, Environmental Social Science Research Group (ESSRG)

Welcome by professor Zita Zoltay Paprika, dean of Corvinus Business School
Welcome by Irene Ring, president of the ESEE
Welcome by György Pataki, chair of the Local Organizing Committee of the ESEE 2017 Conference

 

Collaborative practices at the science-society interface

Sara Jo Breslow
Center for Creative Conservation, University of Washington, Seattle, USA

(Sponsored by Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Centre for Ecological Research)

 

Performance of Prelude Mixed Choir

19.30 – 21.00

Inner Court

Welcome Reception

Day 1
Wednesday, 21st June

08.00 – 09.00

Main entrance

Registration

09.00 – 10.00
Plenary room E IV.

Keynote Presentations – Experiments at the Science-Policy Interface

Moderator: Györgyi Bela – Environmental Social Science Research Group (ESSRG)

Globalizing biodiversity: representation, order, and the politics of knowledge

Esther Turnhout
Forest and Nature Conservation Policy Group, Wageningen University, The Netherlands

 

Handling the complexities of the Science-Policy Interface on different levels

Carsten Neßhöver
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, UFZ, Leipzig, Germany

10.00 – 10.30
Aula

Coffee Break

10.30 – 12.00

Parallel Session 1

EE in sustainability and degrowth transformations

Room 236

Social-ecological systems

Room 238

Health and well-being

Room 322

SpS

Megaproject evaluation

Room 326

Sps

Sustainable nutrition in the catering sector

Room 328

SpS

Consistent theory for social EE

Room 330

Social metabolism and systems approaches

Room 334

Transformation to a low carbon economy

Room 336

SpS

EE modelling and degrowth

Room 340

12.00 – 13.00
Aula

Lunch

13.00 – 14.00

Poster Presentations (Aula)

Student posters of the ESEE Summer School (3rd floor)

Theatrical adventure games

13.00 – 15.00

Optional Programme: Gabriella Kiss – Upcycling workshop with cafe capsule (Aula)

Optional Programme – Book Presentation: Clive Spash – Handbook of Ecological Economics: Nature and Society (Room 330)

Science Espresso: Knowledge co-creation for local economic development

Different venue! Impact Hub (Ferenciek tere 2.)

14.00 – 15.30

Parallel Sessions 2

EE in sustainability and degrowth transformations

Room 236

Social-ecological systems

Room 238

Philosophical and methodological reflections

Room 322

Natural resource management

Room 324

SpS

Degrowth and Technology

Room 326

SpS

Open and citizen science

Room 328

SpS

Consistent theory for social EE

Room 330

Social metabolism and systems approaches

Room 334

Transformation to a low carbon economy

Room 336

SpS

Towards an EE of Water

Room 338

SpS

EE modelling and degrowth

Room 340

15.30 – 16.00
Aula

Coffee Break

16.00 – 17.00
Plenary room E IV.

Keynote Presentation – Ecosystem services on the ground

Moderator: András Báldi – Director, Centre for Ecological Research, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Eszter Kelemen
Corvinus University of Budapest, Environmental Social Science Research Group (ESSRG)

(Sponsored by Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Centre for Ecological Research)

Tibor Hartel
Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania, Romania

(Sponsored by Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Centre for Ecological Research)

17.00 – 17.30
Aula

Coffee Break

(Sponsored by Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Centre for Ecological Research)

17.30 – 19.00

Parallel Session 3

EE in sustainability and degrowth transformations

Room 236

SpS

Linking energy and macroeconomics

Room 238

Philosophical and methodological reflections

Room 322

Natural resource management

Room 324

SpS

Governing Insurance Value of Ecosystems

Room 326

SpS

Human development and energy services

Room 328

Ecosystem services

Room 330

SpS
The energy trap of the green revolution

Room 332

Social metabolism and systems approaches

Room 334

Transformation to a low carbon economy

Room 336

Community and solidarity economy

Room 338

SpS

Towards an EE of Water

Room 340

19.30 – 22.00
Europa Boat

Conference Dinner (self-funded)

Day 2
Thursday, 22nd June

08.00 – 09.00

Main entrance

Registration

09.00 – 10.00
Plenary room E IV.

Keynote presentation – Values and valuation in ecological economics

Moderator: György Pataki – Corvinus Business School, Corvinus University of Budapest, Environmental

Ecological economics and nature valuation – The false promise of pragmatism, the limits of criticism and the search of a way forward

Erik Gomez-Baggethun
Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway

 

The IPBES view on valuing nature’s contributions to people: A step towards a pluralistic ecosystem services framing

Unai Pascual
BC3 Basque Centre for Climate Change, Bilbao, Spain

10.00 – 10.30
Aula

Coffee Break

Theatrical adventure games

10.00 – 15.00

10.30 – 12.00

Semi-Plenary on Environmental Justice – Environmental Justice: Research, Movement, Metanarrative

Chair:  György Málovics – Faculty of Economics and Business Administration Research Centre, University of Szeged

Different venue! Impact Hub (Ferenciek tere 2.)

Environmental Justice in the U.S.: Origins, Trends, Research, Social Movement

Andrew Szasz 
University of California, Santa Cruz, USA 

 

The Construction of Environmental Justice in Latin America: Communities, cosmologies, and collaboration

David Barkin
Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana-Xochimilco, Mexico

Parallel Session 4

Power of science on knowledge production and use

Room 236

Social-ecological systems

Room 238

Ethics of transformative research

Room 322

Natural resource management

Room 324

Social change and sustainability transformation

Room 326

Biodiversity, ecosystem services and policy

Room 328

Ecosystem services

Room 330

SpS

Science-policy-society interface in Europe

Room 338

SpS

Needs and well-being in degrowth

Room 340

12.00 – 13.00
Aula

Lunch

13.00 – 14.00

Poster Presentations (Aula)

Student posters of the ESEE Summer School (3rd floor)

Optional Programme – Book Presentation: Ove Jakobsen – Transformative Ecological Economics – Process Philosophy, Ideology and Utopia (Room 336)

14.00 – 15.30

Parallel Session 5

SpS

The energy trap of the green revolution

Room 236

Social-ecological systems

Room 238

SpS

Work and growth

Room 322

Natural resource management

Room 324

Social change and sustainability transformation

Room 326

Biodiversity, ecosystem services and policy

Room 328

Ecosystem services

Room 330

Strategies towards degrowth

Room 332

Social metabolism and systems approaches

Room 334

SpS

Vulnerability and conflict

Room 340

15.30 – 16.00
Aula

Coffee Break

16.00 – 18.00

Parallel Session 6

EE in sustainability and degrowth transformations

Room 236

SpS

Spatial governance of commons

Room 238

SpS

(Radical) alternative transformations

Room 322

Natural resource management

Room 324

Social change and sustainability transformation

Room 326

Biodiversity, ecosystem services and policy

Room 328

Strategies towards degrowth

Room 332

Social metabolism and systems approaches

Room 334

Transformation to a low carbon economy

Room 336

Community and solidarity economy

Room 338

SpS

The role of trade in resource use

Room 340

18.15 – 19.45

Plenary room E II.

ESEE Ordinary General Meeting

20.00 – 21.30

 

“This Place is Cool!” – Guided tour at 9th district of Budapest (self-funded)

21.30 –

1094 Budapest, Tűzoltó utca 22

Informal Party at Élesztő

Day 3
Friday, 23rd June

08.00 – 09.00
Main entrance

Registration

09.00 – 10.00
Plenary room E IV.

Keynote presentation – Transformative social innovation and advocacy
Moderator: Bálint Balázs – Environmental Social Science Research Group (ESSRG)

 

Commons, Sustainability and Democratization – Understanding sociopolitical change and sustainability in the perspective of global political populism and ecological crises

Hans Peter Hansen
Aarhus University, Department of Bioscience, Section of Wildlife Ecology, Denmark

(Sponsored by Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Centre for Ecological Research)

 

Transformative Social Innovation and New Economies

Flor Avelino
DRIFT, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands

10.00 – 10.30
Aula

Coffee Break

10.30 – 12.00

Parallel Session 7

Meaning-making

Room 236

SpS

Environmental justice and degrowth

Room 238

SpS

Urban ecosystem services

Room 322

Technological-social-ecological systems

Room 324

Social change and sustainability transformation

Room 326

Consumption-production systems

Room 328

Ecosystem services

Room 330

SpS

Ecological Distribution Conflicts

Room 336

SpS

The Emergy Accounting method

Room 338

12.00 – 13.00
Aula

Lunch

13.00 – 14.30

Parallel Session 8

Meaning-making

Room 236

SpS

Environmental justice and degrowth

Room 238

SpS

Urban ecosystem services

Room 322

Reflections on justice

Room 324

Social change and sustainability transformation

Room 326

Ecosystem services

Room 330

Social metabolism and systems approaches

Room 334

Transformation to a low carbon economy

Room 336

SpS

The Emergy Accounting method
Room 338

SpS

Consistent theory for social EE
Room 328

14.30 – 15.30
Plenary room E IV.

Closing Ceremony

 

Ruin-bar party (self-funded)

Day +
Saturday, 24th June

 

Optional Tours (self-funded)

 

10.00 – 15.00

Guided tour at Zsambok’s Organic Garden with organic lunch (self-funded)  CANCELLED

 

11.00 – 15.00

Budapest, a city on transition – guided tour with local food and wine tasting (self-funded)

 

16.00 – 21.00

Night of Museums – Impact Hub