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​The 2nd International Conference for Sustainable Resource Society: Seizing a sustainable future

  • Conference
  • Environment and natural resources
  • Economy and society
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Event location:
Kuopio Campus, Mediteknia and Medistudia Buildings, and online
Additional information:
Yliopistonranta 1 B
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​The 2nd International Conference for Sustainable Resource Society: Seizing a sustainable future is an international two-day conference jointly organized by a consortium of University of Eastern Finland Research Communities focused on challenges of sustainability transition in society, environmental change and sustainable use of natural resources.

The conference will be held on-site at the Kuopio campus of the University of Eastern Finland accompanied with a limited online participation. The general conference theme is organized around the following thematic tracks (working groups): biosociety, climate, water, energy & minerals, circular economy and sustainable society.

The conference offers a platform for researchers across various fields to share research insights and discuss the complex global and local challenges on sustainability transitions, use of natural resources, environmental and climate change, and circular economy.

 We are looking forward to meeting you all in Kuopio! Welcome!


Thursday 3.11.

10.30-13.00 Registration and lunch

13.00 Opening and keynote speeches (Mediteknia, Yliopistonranta 1B)

14.00-18.00 Conference sessions (Medistudia, Yliopistonranta 1A)

19.00 Evening event  

Friday 4.11.

8.30-12.00 Conference sessions (Medistudia, Yliopistonranta 1A)

12.00 Lunch

For further information, please contact Ville-Veikko Piispanen, email or Kristina Leppälä, email

Please see additional information in the links below:

Sustainable Resource Society: Circular Economy, Energy and Raw Materials (RESOURCE) Research Community

Climate Forcing, Ecosystems and Health (CLEHE) Research Community

Forests and Bioeconomy (FOBI) Research Community

Sustainable Co-management of Water Resources and Aquatic Environments (WATER) Research Community

The Limnological Division of Water Association Finland

Photonics Research Community