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How do we propel climate policy forward?

Join us for an immersive workshop that gathers distinguished experts in climate research, communications, arts and policy to inspire innovative, interdisciplinary climate solutions.

Keynote speakers include Mattias Frumerie, Head of Delegation to UNFCCC, Katja Aglert, visual artist and transdisciplinary researcher and Jessica Jewell, Associate Professor in Energy Transitions at Chalmers University.

18 April 2023
Sweden
Planet earth and human eye.

Photo: Renato Arap/Getty Images Plus.

Science and technology-led solutions play an important role in tackling climate change. However, science alone cannot resolve the problem, neither can policy, media or art-based approaches. This calls for a wider integration of knowledge.

Climate solutions with inspiration from arts

This workshop is open to policymakers, researchers, artists and media and communications experts. The aim is to gather experts from different fields to create new connections, exchange knowledge, and identify novel research questions and interdisciplinary climate solutions with inspiration from arts and science.

Agenda

This workshop will be held in-person at SEI Headquarters. 50 places are available and registration closes on 17 April 9:00 (CET). The event is now closed for registration.

15:00: Welcome note by organizers

15:10: Keynote: Climate crossroads – accelerating action

  • Mattias Frumerie, Head of Delegation to UNFCCC, Swedish Ministry of Climate and Enterprise

15:25: Keynote: What can a slug bite tell about ecology?

15:40: Keynote: Opportunities and risks in the science policy interface

  • Jessica Jewell, Associate Professor in Energy Transitions at the Department of Space, Earth and Environment at Chalmers University

15:55: Q&A session

16:15: Breakout groups: Dominant strategies, failures and successes in responding to the climate crisis

16:50: Refreshments

17:10: Breakout groups: New strategies and ways of collaborating

17:50: Reporting back from group discussions, next steps and closing remarks

18:15: Continued dialogue and mingle including snacks and drinks

Register now

Organizing team

Ylva Rylander
Ylva Rylander

Communications and Impact Officer

Communications

SEI Headquarters

Therese Bennich
Therese Bennich

Research Fellow

SEI Headquarters

Art, Science and Policy Lab for new climate solutions

The Art, Science and Policy Lab is an interdisciplinary network that brings together experts from various fields, such as science, policy, arts, and media, with the goal of exploring diverse solutions to the ongoing climate crisis.

This project emerged as a result of the collaboration between SEI and Stockholm University in 2022, under the leadership of Somya Joshi and Ylva Rylander.

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