September 28-30, 2022
University of Graz, Austria
The nature of this 3-day international forum is unprecedented. It involves facilitated debates, interactive discussions and top level knowledge exchange in an intimate atmosphere, quite different from other major international conferences.
There will be:
- 10 keynote lectures by leading international academics
- A public lecture open to people from government, business, science and the local community
- 40 – 60 contributed papers
Day 1: Registration in the morning. Keynote presentations in the morning, contributed papers are presented in the afternoon. Social event in the evening.
Day 2: Keynote presentations in the morning, contributed paper papers in the afternoon. Public Lecture (Prof. Karen Pittel, Head of Center for Energy, Climate and Resources ifo Institute and Department of Economics, University Munich) in the evening with reception.
Day 3: Keynote presentations in the morning. Lunch and farewell.
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The University of Graz, Austria has a strong expertise in environmental economics. The University is heavily investing in the research on climate change through its “Wegener Centre for Climate and Global Change” and its newly launched Field of Excellence “Climate Change Graz”. The “Environmental Protection and Sustainability Forum” (EPSF) has previously taken place in Exeter (April 2011) and Bath (April 2015), both United Kingdom. Given the great success in the past, this time it will take place at the Karl-Franzens University of Graz, Austria. The EPSF will be organized by Professor Michael Finus, together with his colleagues Professor Birgit Bednar-Friedl, Professor Stefan Borsky and Professor Karl Steininger. The Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Graz is convening a three-day international forum. This event will bring together leading international researchers in the field of environmental and resource economics.