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Thinking Ahead with SEI and KTH, April 17 2015

Join researchers from SEI and KTH for a discussion focusing on urban planning and local governance.
In the intersection between technology, sustainability, urban planning and governance we find interesting possibilities for future urban systems that fit the needs of society.

Part Four: Building Sustainable Futures with Urban Planning and Local Governance

Time:  April 17, 9:00-10:30
(Coffee and sandwich served from 8:30)
Place: SEI, Stockholm Environment Institute, Linnégatan 87D  





Moderator: Gregor Vulturius, research associate, SEI

8:30 Drop-in breakfast, sandwich and coffee

9:00-9:05 Welcome

9:05-9:20 Berit Balfors, professor, KTH, "Sustainable Planning and Environmental Assessment Knowledge"

9:20-9:35 Katarina Axelsson, project manager, SEI, "Planning for Sustainable Lifestyles at the community level - Project Hållbara Hökarängen"

9:35-9:50 Anna Kramers, researcher, KTH, "Planning for Smart Sustainable Cities"

9:50-10:05 Åsa Gerger Swartling, senior research fellow, SEI, "Capitalizing on SEI-KTH sustainability expertise: a joint proposal for a participatory approach to sustainable planning and building in Stockholm"

10:05 -10:30 Discussion

Thinking Ahead with SEI and KTH

KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) have strengthened their ties through a cooperation agreement for environment and development research. The extended partnership reinforces collaboration between the partners in strategic areas, such as international energy and water issues, climate research, policy analysis, and international governance. The partners also aim to share research insights with business leaders, policy-makers and scientists in Sweden and around the world.

As part of the renewed partnership, KTH and SEI are organizing an interactive seminar series which offers participants an area to discuss themes such as future scenarios and sustainable consumption, and the possibility to find future collaborations. "Building Sustainable Futures with Urban Planning and Local Governance" is the fourth seminar in the series.