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What are the pathways that lead to a more sustainable world? Pathways to Sustainability Transformation Science Day 2017 provides a discussion forum for researchers, students, policy makers, companies and other interest groups in order to support dialogue between science and the society and serve as a platform for sustainability scientists to present their latest research findings. The two-day event consists of top key note speeches in sustainability science, parallel working groups for research and thematic workshop for sustainability practitioners. The Science Day will be the first Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) event in Finland and it simultaneously act as a launching pad for the newly established Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science. Friday May 12th Morning programme is free for all without registration. To register for the other parts of the event, please visit out website. Can make it to the event? Watch the programme on the morning of May 12th as a online stream on our website. ( See the website for more information. ( FRIDAY 12th MAY 2017 Venue University of Helsinki, The Great Hall No registration needed 8.30-9.00 Coffee 9.00-9.10 Opening words, Rector Jukka Kola, University of Helsinki 9.10-10.10 Keynote: Sustainable Development Goals Prof. Director Jeffrey Sachs, University of Columbia, USA Comment by President Tarja Halonen, Finnish representative in UN for sustainability 10.10-10.50 Keynote + discussion: What can sustainability science offer for global sustainability? Prof. Daniel Lang, Leuphana University, Germany 10.50-11.05 Short break 11.05-11.45 Keynote + discussion: Co-producing Urban transformations Prof. Beth Perry, University of Sheffield, UK 11.45-12.00 Introduction to Solution Initiative Forum Dr. Anna Nordén & Dr. Maria Svane, Sustainable Development Solutions Network Northern Europe Torstain ja perjantain työpajat ovat täynnä. Kiitos ilmoittautuneille! The workshops are full. Thank you for your registration!