Events: Energi events at Chalmers University of TechnologyFri, 07 Feb 2020 16:00:21 +0100 Higher Education 2020<p>Wallenberg Conference Center, Medicinaregatan, Göteborg</p><p>Welcome to the conference Rethinking Higher Education 2020! Students, teachers, researchers and other professionals are invited to a one-day conference on Saturday 28 March 2020 to discuss how to put the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into action in our educational programs, research, and collaborations with society.​</p><span style="font-family:verdana,arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:13px">This conference is the second in a series, building on the conference &quot;Rethinking Higher Education&quot; held at Karolinska Institutet in March 2019. This conference offers an exciting forum for carrying forward the results from the first conference in 2019 where participants identified how universities can take responsibility for, and be inspired by, the Sustainable Development Goals in our activities.</span><br style="font-family:verdana,arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:13px" /><div><br /> </div> <div>​<span></span>Arjen Wals, Professor of Transformative Learning for Socio-Ecological Sustainability at Wageningen University, is confirmed as a keynote speaker. A tentative programme is available at the conference website.<br style="font-family:verdana,arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:13px" /></div> <div><span style="font-family:verdana,arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:13px"><br /></span> </div> <div><span style="font-family:verdana,arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:13px">Learn more about the conference at <a href=""></a> </span><br style="font-family:verdana,arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:13px" /></div> <br style="font-family:verdana,arial,helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:13px" /><font face="verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-size:13px"><span></span>Rethinking Higher Education 2020 is organised by the University of Gothenburg and Chalmers University of Technology in collaboration with Karolinska Institutet and the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.</span></font>,-TME.aspx,-TME.aspxPublic defense of doctoral thesis - Maria Landqvist, TME<p>TBA</p><p>​Title: Patterns of resource interaction in resource constellations: The case of start-ups approaching the Swedish energy system​ Opponent : Professor Enrico Baraldi, Uppsala Universitet</p>​​ 2nd International Conference on Negative CO2 Emissions<p>Chalmers Student Union Building, Chalmers Campus Johanneberg</p><p>​The 2nd International Conference on Negative CO2 Emissions will be held May 12-15, 2020, at Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden. The purpose of this conference series is to bring together a wide range of scientists, experts and stakeholders, in order to engage in various aspects of research relating to negative CO2 emissions. This will include various negative emission technologies, climate modelling, climate policies and incentives. The main topics of the conference, around which the sessions will be built, include:</p><ul><li>​<span style="font-size:14px"><span style="background-color:initial">BECCS</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px">Biospheric storage</span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px">Cross-cutting sessions</span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px">Direct air capture</span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px">Enhanced weathering</span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14px">Modeling</span></li> <li><span style="background-color:initial">Ocean alkalization</span></li></ul> <span></span> <div><span style="font-size:14px"></span><span></span><div><span style="font-size:14px"><strong>Background</strong></span></div> <div><span style="font-size:14px">The objective of the Paris Agreement is to limit global warming to well below 2ºC, and to pursue efforts to limit the temperature increase to 1.5ºC. The carbon budget is the amount of carbon dioxide that we can emit while still limiting global temperature rise to a given level, for example 1.5ºC.</span></div></div> <div><br /></div> <div><span style="background-color:initial;font-size:14px"></span><strong>Read more and sign up to the conference:</strong><br /><a href=""><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icgen.gif" alt="" />The 2nd International Conference on Negative CO2 Emissions​</a><br /></div>