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SMARTEES Webinar: Local Leadership, or From Usual Suspects to Local Heroes. How to work together with your citizens towards a low-carbon society

Energy, Environment and Climate - Webinars
Date: Wednesday, 13 November 2019 11:00 - 12:00

Venue: Online webinar

The SMARTEES project is launching a webinar series What’s new in social innovation and energy transitions? to inspire and empower local governments and other change agents in the energy transition by sharing key results based on 10 exciting examples from pioneer cities and islands.

The first webinar of the series will discuss local leadership and citizen engagement from the point of view of high-level researchers as well as a citizen who initiated the energy transition in his community and achieved it with the support of his local community and local government.
Local Leadership, or From Usual Suspects to Local Heroes:
How to work together with your citizens towards a low-carbon society
Wednesday, 13th of November 2019
11:00 - 12:00 CET



  • People at the heart of transitions: Networks of social innovation
  • What local governments can do to engage and empower their population
  • Main patterns and differences of successful energy transitions
  • Dr. Erica Löfström (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway) is a researcher and teaches human computer interaction, where she combines her competences in both technical sciences (smart houses, grids and meters) as well as social sciences (environmental psychology).
  • Søren Hermansen (Samsø Energy Academy, Denmark) is a practitioner and driver behind the energy transition on the island of Samsø. Since 1998, he has been working as CEO of the Energy Academy. He received Time Magazine’s 'Green Hero 2008' Award.
  •  Dr. Frances Sprei (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden) works as a professor at the Department of Space, Earth and Environment. Her research assesses the different personal mobility options as well as innovative mobility forms. She is the co-chair of the Behavior Energy and Climate Change conference and has received the Jan-Eric Sundgren 2010 Award.

We invite you to join these inspiring presentations and are looking forward to your participation!



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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 763912.


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