Keynote Lectures

Beyond growth:  Economics as if the planet mattered

Mark T. Brown, Director of the “H.T. Odum” Center for Environmental Policy, University of Florida and Sergio Ulgiati, Department of Science and Technology, ‘Parthenope’ University of Napoli.

 Back to the Future

Gilberto Gallopin, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Independent Scholar and Associate Fellow of the Tellus Institute

Sustainability and Well Being: Energy, Technology, and Complexity

Joseph A. Tainter, Utah University, USA

Smart Energy Systems and the Plans for Renewable Energy. Perspectives for more Integrated National and European Planning

Henrik Lund, Department of Development and Planning, Aalborg University, Denmark

Optimized resource management through circular economy patterns: Challenges in free-market contexts

Andrea Genovese, Logistics and Supply Chain Management Research Centre, Management School, The University of Sheffield, UK

Advanced renewable polygeneration systems producing electricity, heat, cool and water: dynamic simulations and thermo-economic optimization.

Francesco Calise, University Federico II – Naples, Italy

Advanced renewable poly generation systems producing electricity, heat, cool and water. dynamic simulations and thermo-economic optimization

Nicola Massarotti, Department of Engineering, University of Naples ‘Parthenope’ and Laura Vanoli, DiCEM, Università degli studi di Cassino e del Lazio Meridionale

Energy and food, between complexity and fragility.

Sanderine Nonhebel, Center for Energy and Environmental Sciences, University of Groningen, The Netherlands.

Energy and Urban Systems: How smart, how big, how sustainable?

Olga Kordas, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden

Summing up, Conclusions and Proposal for a final Workshop statement.

Sergio Ulgiati, Parthenope University of Napoli, Italy