LAICA Workshop on June 13, 2012

LAICA project is present in the 3rd Enpath Workshop on Change and Stability in Energy Systems on Wednesday, June 13, 2012.

You are welcome to join us and discuss the recent developments in our project. Please, send an email to if you wish to participate.

Programme for the seminar:

9:00 – 10:30

Eva Heiskanen, National Consumer Research Centre (et al.): Local experimentation and societal learning for sustainability transitions – does it work in practice?

Sampsa Hyysalo, Aalto University School of Design (et al.): From resistant couch potatoes to innovation drivers – user innovation in sustainable home energy

Mikko Jalas & Jenny Rinkinen, Aalto University School of Economics:  Stocking wood and staying warm – how do wood-based heating systems order everyday life

Coffee 10:30 – 11:00

11:00 – 12:30

Jouni Juntunen: Domestication pathways of sustainable energy – A Case study of air heat pumps, residential micro wind stations and solar thermal collectors

Stephanie Freeman: Tangible innovative personal DIY: meeting point for different kinds of communities

Workshop summary

Event is organised in Helsinki, exact location will be notified closer to the date.

Seminar is organised in English.

Second Aalto Event on Science and Technology Studies: Energy in Society 5.-6.11.2012

The Helsinki Institute of Science and Technology Studies (HIST), the Aalto University School of Economics, and the Finnish Society for Science and Technology Studies will organize the 2nd Aalto Event on Science and Technology Studies at the Aalto University School of Economics, in Helsinki, Finland, on 5-6 November 2012.

Keynote speakers are Professor Simon Marvin, Associate Professor Harald Rohracher, Research Director Per Mickwitz, and Dr. Tuula Teräväinen.

The general theme of this year’s event is energy in society. All researchers interested in social issues, science and technology, and energy systems are invited to submit abstracts to the event.

Important dates:                                                                                                                   Abstract deadline: 15 June 2012                                                                                                 Session proposal deadline: 15 June 2012                                                                               Acceptance notification: 1 August 2012

For details, see the event’s pages: