Global Transitions 2019

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Global Transitions 2019

Connecting. Forward-Thinking

Our global society is at a crucial crossroads towards a sustainable, liveable future. We believe that through enhanced understanding of and aligned actions in the broader areas of health, energy and technology we will be able to promote transitions to a brighter future for everyone. Join leading experts at the Global Transitions Conference to share actionable knowledge and forward-thinking perspectives on transitions in the broader fields of:

  • Health
  • Energy
  • Technology

The Global Transitions Conference connects disciplines and communities on all scales. It provides an international forum to discuss the science, applications and societal impacts of transitions that will shape our future.

Important Dates

Abstract submission deadline extended to  10 July 2019

Early bird registration deadline                    21 August 2019

Conference dates                                        14 - 16 October 2019

Keynote Speakers

Our Keynote Speakers are forward-thinking leaders in the fields of Health, Energy and Technology.

  • Diana Ürge-Vorsatz

  Center for Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Policy, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary

  • Alistair Woodward

  Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

  • Marina van Geenhuizen

  Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management, Delft University, Delft, The Netherlands

  • Quan Bai

  Energy Research Institute, National Development and Reform Commission, Beijing, China

  • Maria Carmen Lemos

  School for Environment and Sustainability, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA

  • Jiang Yu

  Institute of Science and Development, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

  • Kristie Ebi

  Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, USA

  • Luisa F. Cabeza

  GREiA Research Group, University of Lleida, Lleida, Spain

  • Jin Chen

  Department of Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Strategy, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China


The Global Transitions Conference will be held at:

Tsinghua University
Haidian District
Beijing, 100084

Tsinghua University is located in Beijing, China’s capital. The city has a history stretching back 3,000 years, yet it is known for its modern architecture as well as its ancient UNESCO World Heritage Sites sites such as the Forbidden City and Imperial Palace. The cultural hub of China, Beijing has a unique collection of architecture, arts and cuisine. October is also one of the most beautiful and comfortable months to visit the city.

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Tsinghua University

Beijing , China