ICSS2010 2nd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SUSTAINABILITY SCIENCE / 23 - 25 June. Rome, Italy
PROGRAM

Aula Magna, Sapienza University, Piazzale Aldo Moro, 5


June 23:

Morning
Chairperson: Francesca Farioli CIRPS
Sapienza University of Rome

9:00-09:15
Welcome remarks L. Frati Rector, Sapienza University of Rome

9:15-9:35
Welcome remarks G. Letta, Under-Secretary of State (invited), R. Polverini Governor Lazio Region, G. Meloni - Youth Minister

9:35-9:45
Message from General Director of Ministry of Environment C. Clini, Director General, Ministry for the Environment Land and Sea, Italy

9:45-9:55
Opening remarks V. Naso, ICSS2010 Chairman, CIRPS - Sapienza University of Rome

9:55-10:10
Key note speech from H. Komiyama, Mitsubishi Research Institute, former President of University of Tokyo

10:05-10:20
Video message Video message from Nobel Prize Laureate E. Ostrom (Indiana University and Arizona State University)

10:20-10.50
Key note speech P. Koohafkan, Director of the Land and Water Division (NRL), Food and Agriculture Organization and Miguel A. Altieri, University of California, Berkeley

10:50-11:20
Coffee Break

11:20-13:20
SESSION I: From complex thinking to transformational change: epistemological and methodological challenges for sustainability science.
Chair: A. Wiek (Arizona State University-GIOS)
Co-chair: Francesca Farioli (CIRPS - Sapienza University of Rome)
Speakers: B. Ness (Lund University)
K.N. Farrell (Autonomous University of Barcelona)
F. Brand (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich)
P.Schweizer-Ries (University of Saarland)


Afternoon
14:30-16:30
Session II: Solution-oriented/transdisciplinary research for sustainable development
Chair: P. Martens (Maastricht University)
Co-chair: S. Macchi (CIRPS - Sapienza University of Rome)
Speakers: D. Lang (Leuphana University Luneburg) P. Moll (University of Bonn)
C. Thomas (Aberystwyth University)
M. Swilling (Stellenbosch University)

16:30-17:00
Coffee Break

17:00-19:00
Session III: Innovation for Sustainability
Chair: K. Takeuchi (United Nations University, University of Tokyo -IR3S)
Co-chair: K. Fukushi (University of Tokyo -IR3S)
Speakers: S. Herath (United Nations University)
N. Heeren (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich)
V. Naso (CIRPS - Sapienza University of Rome)
C. Cecchi (Sapienza University of Rome)
P.Edwards (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich)

19:30
Buffet

20:30
Musa in concert
(Cloister of Faculty of Engineering)