19 - 21 October 2016 | Clermont-Ferrand (France)



Symposium  « European Union and Sustainable development:  Challenges and Prospects »

ESPE Clermont Auvergne, Amphi E

36 avenue Jean Jaurès, 63400 Chamallières

October 19-21, 2016

Program symposium


Wednesday, october 19th


13.30 – 13.50    Message from institutions (UBP, ESPE, MSH)

13.50 – 14.00    Message from Karmenu Vella (European Commission)

14.00 – 14.45    Conference : Vala Ragnarsdottir (Univerity of Iceland, AdaptEcon II)

14.45 – 15.30    Conference : Ulrich Goluke (Blue Way)


15.30 – 16.00   Pause


16.00 – 18.00

Session 1 « Changing Economic Models »

Changer de modèles économiques

chairwoman : Pascale Combe-Motel (UDA)


A Not-for-Profit World beyond Capitalism and Economic Growth?

Jennifer Hinton, Stockholm Resilience Center, Sweden, AdaptEcon II

Collaborative Economy, an Utopia ?

David Vallat, University of Lyon, France

Macroeconomics, climate change and a new carbon policy proposal

Etienne Espagne, CEPII, France

Structures of a welfare-oriented sustainable impact assessment model and practical implementation experiences

Gerd Ahlert, Mark Meyer, Martin Distelkamp, GWW, Germany, AdaptEcon II


18.45 Welcome Drink (Mayor of Clermont-Ferrand)

Apéritif d’accueil et Remise des prix

Award of Prize


Thursday, october 20th


8.45 – 10.15

Session 2 : « Education of sustainable development »

Education au développement durable

Chairwoman : Ganna Gladkykh (UBP, AdaptEcon II)


Innovation in Education for Sustainable Development : new tools and models for learning

David Collste, Therese Bennich, Conor Meehan, Stockholm University, Sweden, AdaptEcon II 

ENGAGE, European Project for Teaching Sciences and Challenging Sustainable Development

Francine Pellaud, HEP Fribourg, Switzerland

Role Play and Controversial Discussion in Teachers Training : Teaching Practices in favour of Sustainable Development

Elisabete LInhares (Polytech Santarem, Portugal)


10.15 – 10.45 Pause


10.45 – 12.15

Session 3 : « Sustainability, Bioeconomics and Ethics in Europe » :

Durabilité, Bioéconomie et Ethique en Europe

Chairwoman : Francine Pellaud (HEP Fribourg)


EU Politics for sustainability : systemic lock-ins and opportunities

Anne Snick, Club of Rome EU Chapter

A bioeconomic approach of ecosystem services for a sustainable management of coastal wetlands in Europe

Sylvie Ferrari, Bordeaux University, AdaptEcon II

Biomimicry, Ethics and Sustainable Development

Henry Dicks, University of Lyon 3, France


Lunch 12.15 – 13.45


13.45 – 14.30   Conference Roger Guesnerie


14.30 – 16.00

 Session 4 « Industrial ecology, Green chemistry and Environnemental Efficiency»

Ecologie industrielle, Chimie verte et efficience environnementale

Chairman : Roger Guesnerie (College de France)


Biodiversity, Biomass and Green Chemistry

Anne Favel, Emmanuel Bertrand, David Navarro, Marianne Daou, Sacha Grisel, Mireille HaEPAU)on, Christophe Boyer, Sabine Taussac, Sabine Genet, Chantal Parodi, Annick Doan, Michel Delattre, Jean-Claude Sigoillot, Laurence Lesage-Meesen, Anne Lomascolo, Sana Raouche, Isabelle Gimbert, Marie-Noëlle Rosso, Jean-guy Berrin, Eric Record, Craig B. Faulds, University Aix Marseille, France.

Sustainable management tools evaluation at Industrial Ecology

Manuel Morales Rubio, Julian Torres, University of Blaise Pascal, France, CONACYT, AdaptEcon II

Industrial movement through product development: An impassive guideline towards sustainability

Polin Saha, BRAC Bangladesh

Characterization of Alfalfa Production and Water Efficiency Assessment in Irrigation

Octavio Villalobos, Universidad Autonomia of Chihuahua, Mexico


16.00 – 16.30   Pause


16.30 – 18.00

Session 5 : « Social, Cultural and Territorial dimensions of sustainable development in Europe »

Chairwoman : Eva Quistorp (germany)


Civil society as a driver for change. The case of the refugee rescue support on Lesvos

andrea cederquist, Christian-Albrechts-Universität, Germany

Understanding immigrants' ethnic cultures and consumption behaviours within the context of sustainable development in EU

Christina Ting, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

Psycho-social risks in the european policy of sustainable development

Besma Harguem, Habib Hadj Mabrouk, Institut Supérieur des arts et métiers de Kairouan, Tunisia

The role of small-sized towns in territorial cohesion.

Mihai Iosif Daroczi, Babes-Bolyai University, Romania


18.15 – 19.45     Round Table « European Deputies »

Table ronde : députés européens

Europe and Sustainable Development : Challenges and Perspectives

L’Europe et le développement durable, enjeux et prospective


20.30  Gala Dinner

Friday, october 21 th


8.30 – 10.30                           Session 7 « Circular Economy »

Economie circulaire

Chairwoman (Présidente) : Vala Ragnarsdottir (University of Iceland)

Circular Economy : cradle to cradle

Anne de Béthancourt, Institut de l’économie circulaire, France

Circular Economy in a Global Context : A Methodological and Epistemological Review

Florian Dierickx, Université Blaise Pascal, France, AdaptEcon II

Circular Economy and Degrowth : Friends, Foes or Frenemies ?

Timothée Parrique, University of Blaise Pascal, France, AdaptEcon II

Les dynamiques sociales de la société civile et l'émergence de l'économie circulaire leviers d'un développement territorial local durable en Kabylie (Algeria)

Belaid Abrika, Fairouz Aoudia, UMMTO, Algeria 


10.30 – 11.00 Pause


11.00 – 12.30             Session 8  : « Sustainable cities and energy transition»


Métabolism, Dynamic System and circles of Sustainability : a New Paradigm for European Sustainable Cities ?

Arnaud Diemer, Manuel Morales, UBP, AdaptEcon II

Happy city and sustainable development 

Aroua Najet, Ecole Polytechnique d’Architecture et d’Urbanisme d’Alger (EPAU), Algeria

  Round Table  : « Villes durables et transition énergétique »

                          Chairman  : Nicolas Bonnet  (Clermont-Ferrand City)


12.30 – 14.00 Lunch


14.00 – 15.45              Session 9 « Energy, Climate and low carbon strategy in Europe » :

Chairman : Ulrich Goluke (Blue Way)


Three Maps and Three Misunderstanding : A Digital Mapping of Climate Diplomacy

Tommaso Venturini (King’s College)

Local/global energy models and european trends for 2050

Ganna Gladkykh, Nathalie Spittler, Arnaud Diemer (University of Blaise Pascal, France, University of Iceland)

Pathways to a Resource-Efficient and Low-Carbon Europe

Mark Meyer, Martin Distelkamp, Institute of Economic Structures Research (GWS), Germany


15.45 – 16.00 End of the symposium

16.00 – 17.15 Meeting UBP Students with European Deputies


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