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Conference sessions and presentations

Here is a list of all the conference sessions and the papers presented in each sessions. Many of the presenters have made their presentations available for download; simply click on "presentation" by papers where it appears to download the slides as a PDF.


Day 1, June 14th:

Theorizing social energy innovations I

  • Chair: Ludger Gailing, Leibniz Institute for Research on Society and Space (IRS)
  • Social Innovations in Local Energy Transitions, Pia Laborgne, European Institute for Energy Research (presentation)
  • Social tipping elements and tipping interventions instrumental for decarbonization by 2050, Jonathan F. Donges et al., Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
  • Institutionalization for long-term Energy Policy – Social Innovation as Institutional Innovation, Nick Pruditsch, Boysen TU Dresden Graduate School
  • Catch 22 - Fear, Risk, and Change in the Energy Transition, Gretchen Bakke, Humboldt University Berlin

    Social energy innovations through transdisciplinary research

    • Co-Chairs: Sebastian Rogga, Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research, Sara Reimann & Martina Hülz, Akademie für Raumforschung u. Landesplanung
    • Developing regional energy strategies in transdisciplinary teams: What are the potentials and challenges for fostering social energy innovations?, Bärbel Keysselitz et al., RWTH Aachen University
    • Reflections on the potential of transdisciplinary research in facilitating urban energy transitions – Insights from an ongoing research project, Kerstin Walz, Centre for Globalisation and Governance, Universität Hamburg
    • Transdisciplinary Subjectification - Negotiating scientific identities, skills, and normativities in the energy transition, Mirko Suhari, Zeppelin University
    • Post-truth or pre-political – the role of knowledge in the discourse about the German Energy Transition, Esther Meyer & Andrea Amri-Henkel, Leuphana University Lueneburg

    Real-life experiments as governing tool for social energy innovations

    Subsurface energy – challenges, constraints, acceptance

    Politicizing clean energy transitions I

    • Chair: Timmo Krüger, Leibniz Institute for Research on Society and Space
    • Exploring the contribution of grassroots innovations to justice. Using the capability approach to normatively address community-led transition processes, Victoria Pellicer-Sifres et al., Universitat Politecnica de València
    • Identifying Strategic Entry Points for Transformative Politics, Timmo Krüger, Leibniz Institute for Research on Society and Space
    • Community-based renewable energy prosumerism within a steady-state economy: reconfiguring energy consumption and production systems across national landscapes, Katy Wiese & Cristian Pons-Seres de Brauwer, Lund University
    • Contradictions within movements for regional renewable energy transitions, Julian Bothe, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich

    Enabling citizens to engage in energy-related decision-making: the role of education

    • Co-Chairs: Ute Harms & Hanno Michel, Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics Education at the University Kiel
    • Who Benefits from Participatory Energy Transitions? International Experiences of Community Energy, Jörg Radtke, University of Siegen & Lars Holstenkamp, Leuphana Universität Lüneburg & Franziska Mey, University of New South Wales, Sydney
    • Energy in the Written Media, David Fortus et al., The Weizmann Institute of Science (presentation)
    • Overcoming the limits of thinking: The role of embodiment when judging about the energy transition, Kai Niebert et al., University of Zurich
    • The energy concept and its relation to climate literacy – Results of a systematic literature review, Dirk Mittenzwei et al., Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics Education at Kiel University

    Digitized energy transitions and social change

    • Co-Chairs: Weert Canzler & Leslie Quitzow, WZB Berlin Social Science Center
    • Prosumage of solar electricity: batteries, heating and mobility, Wolf-Peter Schill et al., German Institute for Economic Research & Michael Pahle, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
    • Smart monitoring for active energy citizens or passive energy consumers – case-study evidence on user behavior and satisfaction, Steffen Bettin et al., Institute for Technology Assessment, Austrian Academy of Sciences
    • Are all energy transition pathways paved with Digitalization and Technological Acceleration?, Maria Josefina Figueroa, Department of Business and Politics, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
    • Complex Play: Gaming the Energy Crisis, Danielle Barrios-O’Neill et al., Falmouth University

    Governing urban innovations in energy and climate governance

    Transforming existing power structures in the energy sector I

    • Chair: Sebastian Rogga, Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research
    • Intra-household bargaining, women’s autonomy and biogas technology preferences in Pakistan, Nazia Yasmin et al., Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy
    • From uncertainties to chaotic energy futures? Spatial patterns of decentralized solar PV systems, social practices and energy governance in Kenya, Festus Boamah et al., University of Bayreuth
    • Sharing the benefits of energy transition with social tenants: combining economic, technical, social and governance innovations, Rachel Guyet, Centre des Recherches Internationales, Sciences Po
    • Fritz Haber ans Ammonia Synthesis: An Analysis of a Scientific Discovery with Lessons for the Energiewende, Benjamin Johnson, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science

    Drivers and obstacles for social energy innovations

    Day 2, June 15th:

    Politicizing clean energy transitions II

    Enabling citizens to engage in energy-related decision-making: the role of education and participation

    Transforming existing power structures in the energy sector II

    Theorizing social energy innovations II

    • Chair: Ludger Gailing, Leibniz Institute for Research on Society and Space
    • Re-appraising sociotechnical continuity and change: Berlin’s energy infrastructure history as a conceptual challenge, Timothy Moss, Humboldt University of Berlin
    • Characterizing innovative energy intermediaries through socio-energy assemblages, Melike Yalçın-Riollet et al., PACTE, Grenoble Alpes University
    • Netdom switchings, mechanisms and social innovations, Gerhard Fuchs, University of Stuttgart
    • Here comes the sun - The evolution of a Prosuming Project within a social housing estate, Nicolette Fox, Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex

    Enabling citizens to engage in energy-related decision-making: the role of participation and ownership

    • Co-Chairs: Ute Harms & Hanno Michel, Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics Education at the University Kiel
    • Energy system modelling and participatory scenario development - Bridging the knowledge gap between stakeholders and experts?, Simon Hilpert et al. Europa Universität Flensburg
    • Energy communities as social innovators driving the energy transition – a typology based on cluster analysis of European databases, Valeria Jana Schwanitz et al., Western Norway University of Applied Sciences
    • Successful’ low-carbon energy transitions at the community level? An energy justice perspective, Henner Busch, Department of Human Geography, Lund University (presentation)
    • Managing sustainability transitions through devolved city-regions: An interdisciplinary experiment integrating Transition Management and participatory System Dynamics Modelling, Lauren Stabler, Global Sustainability Institute, Anglia Ruskin University

    Governing social energy innovations

    • Chair: Wolf-Peter Schill, German Institute for Economic Research
    • Making a market for low-carbon retrofit services in the Netherlands:on the role of private, public and civic market devices, Mandy DeWilde, Wageningen University
    • Made to break – A longitudinal study about the development of the German energy transition and the inherent role of social innovations (2000 to 2016), Stephan Bohn, Freie Universität Berlin and WZB Berlin Social Science Center
    • Innovation through participation in regional energy transitions? Experiences from the transdisciplinary project INOLA, Anne von Streit & Annika-Kathrin Musch, Department of Geography, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich
    • Phasing Out Coal through Funding and/or Participation? International Comparisons and Modeling Considerations, Jeremias Herberg & David Beer Löw, Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies Potsdam