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Digitalization ans smart green (r)evolution

In partnership with the Hugo Observatory and the medialab, the third and final annual EDGE conference will be held in Bratislava, Slovakia.

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Bratislava University, Slovakia.

In partnership with the Hugo Observatory and the medialab' Sciences Po, the third and final annual EDGE conference will be held on 15th – 16th November 2018 at the University of Economics in Bratislava, Slovakia.

The conference take part in a trilogy of international conferences within the H2020 project EDGE, following the 2016 Hugo Conference and the 2017 Politics of the Earth Conference.

After having held an annual conference on environmental migrations, then on geopolitics of climate change, this year the EDGE conference will be mainly focusing on the digital transformation of the society and the discussions evolving around future green development.

Conference theme

Many cities and landscapes in the earth region are vulnerable to changing climate and environmental degradation often resulting in socio-economic perturbations. Smart green approach provides holistic resolution of critical issues pertinent to contemporary cities as well as ecosystems, and equal focus on the organization of urban systems and management as well as physical design. The solutions of smart green are based on collaborative approach usually by large multidisciplinary groups that include usually engineers, economists, environmentalists and policymakers, as well as civic groups.

The EDGE annual conference conference thus attempts to bring wide range of scholars ranging from environmental studies, economics, urban and regional studies, economic geography, labor market and social policy, as well as finance, banking and insurance that would provide valuable insights into the current challenges facing by the stakeholders involved in the smart green development of societies, and prompt discussions on new design of smart and simultaneously green solutions for innovative growth and society.


Registration fees are 120€, and cover: 

  • gala dinner with social program,
  • 2x lunch,
  • refreshments during the conference,
  • copy of the State of Environmental Migration,
  • copy of the Conference proceedings,
  • access to all conference sessions and key note lectures.

Please note the deadline for the registration fee payment: October 15th, 2018.

For more details please visit the conference webpage.