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STS Conference Graz 2015

STS Conference Graz 2015 “CRITICAL ISSUES IN SCIENCE, TECHNOLGY AND SOCIETY STUDIES”

May 11-12, 2015
GRAZ, AUSTRIA

The STS Conference Graz 2015 is the joint annual conference of
STS - Institute of Science, Technology and Society Studies at Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt|Vienna|Graz
IFZ - Inter-University Research Centre for Technology, Work and Culture and
IAS-STS - Institute for Advanced Studies on Science, Technology and Society.

Scientific coordination: Günter Getzinger
Conference organization: Michaela Jahrbacher

KEYNOTES

Daniel Barben, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt|Vienna|Graz, STS - Institute of Science, Technology and Society Studies: "Responsible Research & Innovation“: Meeting Societal Challenges as a Challenge to Science and Technology?"

Harald Rohracher, Linköping University, Department of Thematic Studies, Technology and Social Change: "The household junction": Households as friction zones in infrastructure transitions"

Els Rommes, Radboud University Nijmegen, Institute for Gender Studies: "Gendered representations of sciences in the media"

Simon le Roux, Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Department of Architecture: “Social sustainability assessment tools in the early planning of refurbishment and infill development in Finland” 

The conference programme is online now!

Here is the map with all the conference venues!


ORGANIZATIONAL DETAILS

FEES

The Conference fee includes conference materials, coffee breaks, two lunches and one social event and has to be paid during the registration process via PayPal.

Early bird booking fee: 140€ until April 7, 2015.
Booking price after April 7, 2015 is 190€.
No conference fees for current fellows of the IAS-STS Fellowship Programme 2014/15.

ONLINE REGISTRATION

The registration for the STS Conference Graz 2015 will be open until May 5th, 2015.

CONFERENCE VENUES

The venues for the 2015 conference will be the Meerscheinschlössl, a baroque castle owned by the University of Graz and located near the campus, as well as the RESOWI.

Address venue 1:
Mozartgasse 3
8010 Graz
Google maps link: Meerscheinschlössl

Address venue 2:
RESOWI
Universitätstraße 27
8010 Graz
Google maps link: RESOWI

ACCOMODATION

Here is an overview on accommodation in Graz: http://www.graztourismus.at/en/hotels-apartments/accommodation-overview

We recommend:
Hotel Daniel (good bus connection, line 58, to the conference venue – stop “Hauptbahnhof” to stop “ Mozartgasse”, 12 minutes)

CONTACT

For all further questions concerning the upcoming conference please contact: Michaela Jahrbacher (sts-conf-graz@aau.at )

Alpen-Adria Universität IFZ