29 Sep

Sustainable World 2022: Global challenges for life scientists

Opening hours / Beginning:

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

29 September 2022


Großhaderner Str. 9 82152 Planegg-Martinsried
Water surface with buildings in the background

Biomedical Centrum Munich (BMC) | © LMU

The goal of this event is to give students and scientists the opportunity to hear about transformation experiences and solutions for our sustainability crisis from different experts, but also to provide a platform for discussion and exchange on the topic of transformation. We look forward to a day of opinions and ideas, fed on enthusiasm, curiosity, open-mindedness and conviction.

  • Date: Thursday, September 29, 2022
  • Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Venue: Biomedical Centrum Munich (BMC), Großhaderner Str. 9, 82152 Planegg-Martinsried
  • Target group: Students, doctoral and post-doctoral researchers, junior and senior scientists in the natural and physical sciences of the LMU, TUM and Munich institutions. All interested are welcome!

Keynote lectures:

  • The potential of renewable energies – Prof. Dr. Christian Holler, University of Applied Sciences, Munich
  • Return to a human scale: an industrial regime change – Dr. Bruno Kern, Initiative Ökosozialismus
  • Sustainable development as an educational mission – Dr. Isolde von Bülow, GraduateCenterLMU Munich
  • Delivering sustainability in scientific organisations – Lessons from EMBL – Brendan Antony Rouse, EMBL Heidelberg

After a break, the program continues with an interactive and participatory World Café (moderated by Hanno Langfelder from Green City e.V.) followed by a poster session and networking opportunity with Munich initiatives.

Organized by the Life Science Network Munich, a group of graduate schools and graduate programs affiliated with the LMU, TUM, Helmholtz Zentrum München and Max Planck Institutes in the greater Munich area. The network is committed to creating synergies, strengthening the scientific community by promoting interdisciplinary communication and cooperation as well as organizing events on topics of overall interest and benefit.

This event will be held in Englisch. For the program and further information including registration, please check the event's website.

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