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Sustainability Week Lund 15-20th May 2017

We live in an ever-changing world and we are facing the challenge of transitioning to a sustainable future for all! Get inspiration and new ideas on the theme sustainability. Take part in the dialogue between, researchers, students, the public, organisations and politicians.
Hållbarhetsveckan i Lund 2017

Events and activities in English

Grand Opening of the Sustainability Week 2017 with Global Goals Café

Date: 15 May 2017 I Place: Lund City Hall
Voices for a living planet. Together for a sustainable future. 17 global goals leading the way.
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Bioeconomy Stakeholder Conference

Date: 15 May 2017 I Place: Lund City Hall
Industry, academia and public organisations will discuss challenges and opportunities across whole biomass value chains.
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Sustainable Fashion - Finding Cuts for the Future

Date: 15 May 2017 I Place: IIIEE Aula, Tegnérsplatsen 4
Clothes, textiles and fashion are indispensable elements of human being. They serve various functions – all the way from meeting the basic needs to protect ourselves from outside environment and maintaining necessary condition for survival, to expression of our identities and as symbols of wealth and power. Join this event and get a glimpse of what IIIEE researchers have been working on in the past 10+ years in this area.
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Climate-KIC Workshop – Innovation and entrepreneurship solving climate challenges

Date: 16 May 2017 I Place: Ideon Square, Ideon Alfa Agora
In order to meet the challenges of climate change, we need to find innovative solutions, products and services to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to adapt the society. There will be a full afternoon of Climate-KIC information, inspiration and networking at Ideon Square in cooperation with VentureLab and the Sten K Johnsson Foundation for Entrepenurship.
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Urban garden tour

Date: 17 May 2017 I Place: Strenkrossen, Kastanjegatan 13, inner courtyard
Guided tour of organisation ABC's lush urban garden where both organic veggies and a resilient community is cultivated.
No pre-registration is required. Read more here.

The Urban Planet – How Cities are Changing in the World

Date: 18 May 2017 I Place:
Palaestra, Lund University, Paradisgatan 4, Lund
Research and action on sustainable urban development from around the world. An event arranged by the International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE).
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Milking Mother Earth: discovering the complex connections between gender and sustainability

Date: 19 May I Place: Wrangel Library (Biskopsgatan 5)
Participate in an interactive workshop touching on the issue of gender within the discourse of sustainability! 
No pre-registration is required. Read more here

Being Sustainably Creative: Art, Food & Culture

Date: 19 May I Place: AF-borgen
An event created for the ones who are passionate about being at the forefront of the issues regarding sustainability and how you can actively contribute to making the world safer for generations to come.
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Sustainability Festival!

Date: 20 May I Place: Stortorget & Stadshallen (Lund City Hall)

Saturday May 20 is a full day of sustainability at Stadshallen and Stortorget in Lund! Seminars on a more sustainable society, organic fika, Lund’s bike day, LundaPride, NGOs presenting their activities, get something nice and tasty at the organic market, urban farming, exhibitions, upcycling, contests, children’s theatre, music, and a very funny ending of the day! Free admission. (Most of the event in Swedish.) 

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Other events

A majority of the events during Sustainability Week are only offered in Swedish. Read more and register for the events at the Swedish website of Sustainability Forum.

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