POCACITO Presents Work at ERSCP in Slovenia

27 October 2014 - 12:15pm
Ecologic Institute

Ingrid Kaltenegger of JOANNEUM RESEARCH presented an overview of POCACITO and its initial results at the 17th European Roundtable on Sustainable Consumption and Production (ERSCP) which took place from October 14-16 in Portorož, Slovenia. This discussion mainly focused on the differentiation between different post-carbon city models, sustainable cities and smart cities. One outcome of the roundtable was a dialogue concerning the KTH Smart Sustainable Cities.

The ERSCP, one of Europe's most remarkable conferences in the field, has taken place periodically since 1994. Discussions focus on key issues in sustainable consumption and production, the exchange of thoughts, knowledge, experiences and SCP proposals and the creation of a European and worldwide community of research and practices in sustainable consumption and production. The main goal of the ERSCP is to promote stakeholder discussion in sustainable consumption and production including professional associations, businesses, universities, SMEs, institutes and research centres, public institutions, NGOs, decision-makers and so on.

The conference was organized by Nigrad d.d., a utility company and by the University of Primorska, Institute Andrej Marušič, in collaboration with Abelium R&D and other national and international partners.

Moving forward, invitations were given to support a session on the 10th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems in September 2015.