Honorary patronage:
Aleksandra Dulkiewicz
President of the City of Gdańsk

Honorary patronage:
Wojciech Szczurek
President of the City of Gdynia

Honorary patronage:
Mieczysław Struk
Marshal of the Pomorskie Voivodeship

The Centre for Sustainable Development, University of Gdańsk, invites you to participate in the international conference “Science and Education for Sustainable Development”, which will be held on 24th and 25th November 2022 in Gdańsk.

The conference aims to:

  • provide a forum for the presentation of new research in the field of sustainable development science;
  • support the exchange of knowledge and good research practices between experts within selected dimensions of sustainable development;
  • encourage critical and interdisciplinary discussion on ongoing projects and initiatives.

We invite you to participate in thematic panels during which you will have the opportunity to discuss with our panellists.

The attendance in the conference is free.

Important dates

  • 12th October 22th November 2022 Conference registration (passive participation)

  • 12th October 14th November 2022 Conference registration (active participation)

  • 14th November 2022 Abstract submission deadline

  • 24th and 25th November 2022 Science and Education for Sustainable Development Conference in Gdańsk

Agenda

  • DAY I: 24th November 2022 (Thursday)

8.30–9:00 Participants’ registration

  • Library of the University of Gdańsk

9.00–9.15 Conference opening

  • Library of the University of Gdańsk

  • English, Polish

  • Sylwia Mrozowska, Vice-Rector for Cooperation and Development, University of Gdańsk
  • Anna Jurkowska-Zeidler, Vice-Rector for International Cooperation, University of Gdańsk
  • Krzysztof Szczepaniak, Director of the Centre for Sustainable Development, University of Gdańsk

9.15–10.30 Opening Plenary

  • Library of the University of Gdańsk

  • English, Polish

Sustainability science and interdisciplinary perspectives

  • “Our Vision for Sustainability” Mark Mifsud, University of Malta
  • “Universities and their engagement in achieving the sustainable development goals: The Spanish case” Manuel Larrán Jorge, University of Cadiz

10.30–10:45 Award ceremony for Gendering Research

  • Library of the University of Gdańsk

  • English, Polish

The award will be presented by Krzysztof Bielawski, Director of the University Center for Applied and Interdisciplinary Research.

10.45–11.00 Coffee break

  • Library of the University of Gdańsk

11.00–13:00 Parallel panel sessions

  • Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Gdańsk/Library of the University of Gdańsk

  • English/Polish

13.00–14:00 Lunch

  • Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Gdańsk

14.00–16.00 Four round table and poster presentations for students (PhD, MA, BA)

  • Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Gdańsk

  • Polish

The conference will include discussions with young researchers, moderated by experienced researchers. We invite students (PhD, MA, BA) to submit presentations in line with the 4 round table pillars of sustainable development.

16.00–17.00 Conference summary with discussion

  • Library of the University of Gdańsk

  • English, Polish

  • Sylwia Mrozowska, UG
  • Krzysztof Szczepaniak, UG
  • DAY II: 25th November 2022 (Friday) 

Guests will be welcomed by Sebastian Tyrakowski – Deputy Director of the Emigration Museum in Gdynia

10:00-10:30 Project presentation: Narratives of sustainable development. Polish perspective

  • Emigration Museum in Gdynia

  • English

10:30-11:30 Panel session: Sustainable Polish? Narratives of sustainable development

  • Emigration Museum in Gdynia

  • Polish

Chair: Michał Pruszak, University of Gdańsk

10:30-11:30 Networking

  • Emigration Museum in Gdynia

  • English

The project “Narratives of Sustainable Development – Poland’s Perspective” is funded by NAWA within the framework of the Polish Language Promotion Program. The project is carried out in cooperation with Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin.

11:30-12:00 Coffee break  

  • Emigration Museum in Gdynia

12:00-13:00 Visit: Emigration Museum in Gdynia

  • Emigration Museum in Gdynia

  • English, Polish

14:00-16:00 Panel session: Sustainable development in research

  • Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Gdańsk, room: D209

  • English

  • “Normative approach in political science as an element of sustainable science and higher education” Arkadiusz Modrzejewski, University of Gdansk, 
  • “Analysis of research on the concept of climate migrant” Anita Adamczyk, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań
  • “Ukrainian refugees with disabilities in Poland – situation: intersecting problems of integration and public health system” Dorota Kowalewska, University of Szczecin, University of Gdańsk
  • “Effectiveness in achieving sustainable development goals at local level” Krzysztof Szczepaniak, University of Gdańsk
  • “Corporate social governance and academic social governance – building the bridges on the way to sustainability”, Magdalena Markiewicz, University of Gdańsk
  • The role of Sustainable Development in sociological research – example of interviews with patients under the hospice care Weronika Kamińska
  • “Future Humanities: Health, Environment, Community” Irena Chawrliska, University of Gdańsk
  • “Challenges related to migration research”, Elżbieta Czapka, University of Gdańsk
  • Perception of environmental crisis among teachers and students: methodological challenges Barbara Kijewska, Dawid Weisbrodt, University of Gdańsk
  • “The role of wind energy in Poland’s energy transition”, Sylwia Mrozowska, University of Gdańsk
  • “Determinants of the energy transformation in Poland”, Bartosz Duraj, University of Gdańsk

The International Scientific Conference “Science and Education for Sustainable Development” is co-funded by the Minister of Education and Science within the framework of the “Excellent Science” program.

Speakers

Scientific Committee

Prof. Maria Jesus Mosquera Diaz, University of Cádiz

Prof. Manuel Larrán Jorge, University of Cádiz

Prof. Mark Mifsud, University of Malta

Prof. Ewa Łojkowska, University of Gdańsk

Bożena Matusiak, Associate Professor, University of Lodz

Sylwia Mrozowska, Associate Professor, University of Gdańsk

Anna Maria Jurkowska-Zeidler, Associate Professor, University of Gdańsk

Dorota Pyć, Associate Professor, University of Gdańsk

Monika Bąk, Associate Professor, University of Gdańsk

Barbara Pawłowska, Associate Professor, University of Gdańsk

Joanna Morawska, Assistant Professor, University of Gdańsk

Krzysztof Szczepaniak, Assistant Professor, University of Gdańsk

Irena Chawrilska, Assistant Professor, University of Gdańsk

Barbara Kijewska, Assistant Professor, University of Gdańsk

Elżbieta Czapka, Assistant Professor, University of Gdańsk

Dawid Weisbrodt, Assistant Professor, University of Gdańsk

Contact details

Bartosz Duraj

Secretary of the conference organizing committee

Science and Education for Sustainable Development

The Centre for Sustainable Development

bartosz.duraj@ug.edu.pl