IST 2021 in Karlsruhe
IST 2021 in Karlsruhe

Mainstreaming sustainability transitions: From research towards impact

We are excited to invite you to the 12th International Sustainability Transitions Conference (IST), hosted from Karlsruhe, Germany from October 5 to 8, 2021. The IST is the central event of the international transitions research community and is organized annually by different partners on behalf of the Sustainability Transitions Research Network (STRN). STRN comprises more than 1500 international researchers from various disciplines and produces more than 500 publications in specialist journals every year. The research network and the annual conference address the question of how the transition to sustainability can succeed through co-evolutionary changes and innovations in socio-technical systems.

The 12th IST is hosted by Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI

IST 2021's hybrid conference format means participation and interaction will be available online from around the world. Please use the hashtag #IST2021 in your social media publications! 

The call for papers is now open and we have extended the deadline! Please submit your abstracts by March 30, 2021.