LEARN FROM THESE INSPIRERS, CREATORS
TOPIC 1: STATE OF THE ART
Workshop “Democratization as (only) Chance for Sustainability: Betzavta - Pedagogy of Democracy”
By André Baier
Technische Universität Berlin, DE
inspired by Neil Postman and influenced by
the Betzavta method of democracy education
Workshop "Bootcamp Circular Economy, a small step in building a cooperative business school"
By Yolan Gielen
Circular Flanders, OVAM, BE
Facilitator Circular Economy
inspired by Mondragón, the mekka of cooperatives, with more than 80.000 people owning their companies.
Workshop “Analysis of the importance of sustainability drivers and barriers to change in HEIs”
By Rodrigo Lozano
University of Gävle, SE
Presentation workshop “Assessment of sustainability in higher education curricula”
By Talia Stough
KU Leuven, BE
inspired by Jane Goodall as a teenager, believes in the powerful role of the economy
in influencing social and environmental welfare
G4 and STARS curricula indicators
Workshop "How to shape the step from the enthusiastic few to the committed majority? Let's share experience!"
By Lilian Trechsel/Anne B. Zimmermann
University of Bern, CHResearch scientist/Head of ESD ClusterCentre for Development and EnvironmentWinner of the CA-IAU call for entries "Higher Education and Research for Sustainable Development: A New Academic Discipline?"
Presentation workshop "Challenging higher education with Agenda 2030 for sustainable development"
By Peter Wollaert
CIFAL Flanders, BEManaging director
inspired by the movie Koyaanisqatsi, opera Satyagraha and John Elkington’s book Cannibals with forks (1997)
Workshop "Sustainability reporting in higher education: which information matters?"
By Kim Ceulemans
Toulouse Business School, FR
Workshop "Sustainable HRM in practice"
By Bart Henssen
Odisee University of Applied Sciences, BE
Research Manager, Lecturer
inspired by different researchers in sustainable HRM
Workshop "Biomimicry Education Essentials - Nature as Model, Measure and Mentor"
By Laura Stevens
The Hague University of Applied Sciences, NL
Senior lecturer Industrial design engineering
inspired by Janine Benyus, author of ‘Biomimicry, Innovations Inspired by Nature’, and Dayna Baumeister
Workshop “The Green Office Model: Empowering students and changing institutions”
By Anselm T. Grahl
inspired by Roger Cox and his book 'Revolution justified'.
Workshop “Thinking as designers do: 'You can change a lot by doing things differently'"
By Joannes Vandermeulen
Founder of human-centered design consultancy Namahnhis passions outside work include economics, evolutionary biology, cognitive science, yoga and learning Farsi
TOPIC 2: TOGETHER WE CAN CHANGE THE WEATHER
Workshop “How to feed the consumer of tomorrow? Students as a key enabler to make Multi-stakeholder collaborations more effective”
By Sebastiaan Boussauw
University Colleges Leuven-Limburg
inspired by cycling 4 months through rural India and Brazil meeting smallholder farmers
Presentation workshop "How to set up and run a successful lab in your city"
By Mario Diethart
University of Graz, ATResearch Associate
inspired by Charles Hopkins and the book series ‘Earth from Above’ by Arthus-Bertrand
Workshop "MAAKBAAR [make-able] - design for a sustainable world”
By Laure De Vroey
BOS+ (NGO), BEEducational worker and project manager MAAKBAARinspired by Victor Papanek, Kate Raworth and Fungal design.
Workshop: "Bringing learning out of the classroom. Students Swap Stuff as a living laboratory"
By Ingrid Molderez
Professor in the field of CSR
Inspired by painters such as Picasso and action-oriented learning
Presentation workshop “Co-creating local solutions to global challenges : A common language and a hands-on methodology”
By Anne SNICK
Founder - independent researcher
inspired by Donella Meadows ‘Thinking in systems’, Antigone is her real hero
Workshop "Working on Global Citizenship Education (GCE) through Professional Learning Communities"
By Hannelore Verstappen
Lecturer and researcher
inspired by ‘Huffman and Hipp’ and ‘Katz, Early and Jaafar’, all about Learning Communities and the art installation of Ugo Rondinone: Seven Magic Mountains
Workshop "Ranking universities on their sustainability efforts"
By Shanice Campbell
Studenten voor Morgen, Masterstudent Communication, Health and Life Sciences
inspired by travelling to places where the earth seems to be untouched, and by conversations with students about controversial topic
Presentation workshop “Multi Level Perspective (MLP) as a catalyst in our university college to encourage sustainability"
By Dirk Franco / Marleen Schepers
PXL University college, BE
Advisor and strategist / Head of department
inspired by Peter Tom Jones, Kate Raworth and Yuval Noah Harari
Workshop “Sustainable Development in Higher Education around the Globe”
By Stefanie Mallow, SE
International Association of Universities, FR
Function Programme Officer
inspired by Arjun Appadurai and the Costa Rican host family where she has live
Presentation workshop"Shared Mental models, Design Thinking and Serious Play: Methods for envisioning a Sustainable Future"
By Claudia Schmitt
Hamburg University, DE
Managing director and scientific coordinator of the Center for a Sustainable Universityinspired by painters such as Renè Magritte, philosophers and music
Workshop “Green Impact: Building a community of students and staff to change universities from within”
By Anne Spira
Green Impact Coordinator
inspired by Brené Brown, Sheryl Sandberg and Georges St-Pierre.
TOPIC 3: WICKED PROBLEMS TACKLED
Workshop “Sustainability Change Maker”
By Wim KeygnaertOdisee, BE
Researcher & Business Developer
Inspired by research of Prof. Dr. Pernilla Andersson on embedding sustainability in economic studies
Workshop "Transdisciplinarity: Education and Research addressing wicked problems (HIV challenge-case)"
By Jorge NovaKU Leuven, BEResearch Associateinspired by Dr. Marcel Tanner from Switserland and his vision on transdisciplinarity
Workshop "Learn how to think like Bohr, observe like the Dalai Lama and act like Richard Branson"
By Lotte Ovaere
UC Leuven-Limburg - BE
Teacher and researcher
finds her daily inspiration in her colleagues and students
Workshop “Teaching & researching the planetary boundaries: how to move beyond the gridlock?”
By Jean Hugé
UHasselt / UGent / VUB / ULB, BE
Postdoc & Assistant Professor
inspired by writers like Dawkins & SJ Gould, Ostrom’s work on social-ecological systems and by A. Ghosh
Presentation workshop “A step-by-step approach towards a more sustainable university college”
By Veerle Lamote
Senior staf member
inspired by Ecocampus, Jean Hugé, Anne Snick and Peter Wollaert (all present with a workshop at the summit)
Workshop "Communication & Education for Climate Change Adaptation – need, practice and transformation"
By Oliver Gerald Schrot
University of Innsbruck, ATPhD-student & research project associate
inspired by Prof. Jens Hesselbjerg and his younger brothers
TOPIC 4: INTERVENTIONS IN EDUCATIONAL SETTINGS
Workshop “The power of bottom-up movements – lessons to be learned”
By Anna Batorczak
Uniiversity of Warsaw, PL
inspired by the beauty of nature and the concept of ecology as an οἶκος, = house, activists and
Workshop “Can robots make mistakes? Philosophical dialogue about technology and society”
By Jelle De Schrijver
Odisee University College, BE
Teacher educator and researcher STEM education
inspired by Matthew Lipman, Marcel Proust and John Dewey
Presentation workshop "Future teachers and (education for) sustainable development”
By Nena Rončević
University of Rijeka, HRAsso ciate Professorinspired by Jeremy Riftkin and all the grate work of The Club of Rome
Workshop "Online introductory course on ESD for university educators"
By Ellen Vandenplas
inspired by the love for people and by nature for silence and rest
Workshop "How a hare catches a cow: Skills for sustainable thinking"
By Koen Cornelis
Djapo vzw, BE
Trainer, coach & advicer
inspired by the Sustainable Development Goals, the E.G.O. congress and Linda Booth Sweeny’s work
Workshop "Baby steps on the way to sustainable growth in (business) economics education"
By Tom KuppensHasselt University, BESenior lecturer Industrial design engineeringinspired by Pernilla Andersson, Kate Raworth and James Swaim
Workshop “Introducing a new curriculum for Global Citizenship at the Bachelor of Preschool education of Artevelde”
By Geertrui Van den Berghe
Artevelde University College Ghent, BE
Responsible for ‘Making school together in society’
inspired by Vanessa Andreotti, Jan Masschelein and Unesco, all about global citizenship education
Workshop "Transforming university education in the face of sustainability issues"
Ghent University, BE
TOPIC 5: FORCE OF POLICY
Workshop "The academia/policy interface at COPERNICUS Alliance"
By Clemens Mader, Jana Dlouhá, Laura Henderson, Antje Disterheft
COPERNICUS Alliance, Centre University of Zurich, Charles University Environment Centre, University of LisbonCH, CZ, PT
Presentation workshop "SDG’s at Artevelde University College: What are we aiming for? Where are we now? And what about you?"
By Bea Merckx
inspired by different educational stakeholders and policy advisors and also by the daily news
Presentation "Getting it together. Sustainability in higher education. A possible role for the
By Kristien Van Puyvelde
Flemish Government, Departement Education and Training, BE