Umeå University is one of the organisers of the digital conference DevRes 2021 – Advancing Sustainable Transformation, June 14-16. The programme includes more than 50 sessions and panels with speakers from over 30 countries.
The conference aims to provide a creative forum for researchers, policy makers, practitioners, funders, and other stakeholders on how research for development can contribute to transformation for sustainability. DevRes 2021 will link theory, research, real-life practice and explore the complex interrelations between the various dimensions (like social, economic, environmental and more) of sustainability to advance research for development in the SDG era.
Key-note speakers and panelists include among others:
- Thomas Tufte, Professor, Director for the Institute for Media and Creative Industries, Loughborough University London, UK
- Ellinor Ädelroth, Professor emerita Umeå University/ the Panzi Hospital, Bukavu, Congo.
- Dennis Garrity, UN Drylands Ambassador & Senior Fellow at The World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), Kenya.
- Catherine Sutherland, Associate Professor, School of Built Environment & Development Studies, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Please visit the website www.devres2021.se for the full programme and information on registration. Registration is free of charge.
Organisers: Umeå University, the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, the Swedish Research Council, Sida and Formas.