TransitionS obstacles – 13/01/2022
On the 13th of January 2022, we will continue our TransitionS Seminar Series with a session dedicated to transitions obstacles, from 13 to 15.00 CET
We will have the pleasure to listen to Lidija Runko Luttenberger, Full Professor at the School of Polytechnics of the University of Rijeka, Croatia, on “Transitions vulnerabilities” and to Sampsa Hyysalo, Professor of Co-Design at the Aalto University School of Art, Design and Architecture, Finland, about “Bridging the vision – action gap in transitions: mid-range transition arenas and tools”.
The seminar will be held online only. Please register here
Lidija Runko Luttenberger is Full Professor in environmental engineering at the School of Polytechnics of the University of Rijeka. She worked in shipbuilding industry as design engineer, sales manager and management board member, in municipal utilities company as department manager, and also as the undersecretary of state in the Ministry of Environment and Nature Protection of the Republic of Croatia . She authored the book Water and Waste Management as well as more than 100 scientific and professional papers in the field of environmental protection.
Sampsa Hyysalo is Professor of Co-Design at the Aalto University School of Art, Design and Architecture in Helsinki, Finland. His research focuses on designer-user relations in sociotechnical change. This includes engagement in participatory design, codesign, open and user innovation, open design, peer knowledge creation, user communities, citizen science and user knowledge in organizations, design ethnography, longitudinal ethnography, social shaping of technology, process studies of innovation, practice theory, and sustainability transitions. Sampsa has published over 70 full lenght articles and book chapters. Topically most of his research has been on renewable energy, health technology, organizational software and social media. He has authored several books, the latest being “The new production of users: Changing innovation communities and involvement strategies” (with Elgaard Jensen and Oudshoorn, Routledge, 2016) Health Technology Development and Use: From practice-bound Imagination to evolving Impacts (Routledge, 2010). Sampsa’s research orientation is multidisciplinary, science & technology studies, innovation studies and collaborative design being his main fields of reference. He received his PhD in behavioral sciences in University of Helsinki, working with activity theory. His docenture is in user-centered design of information systems. He was the chief editor of Science & Technology Studies journal 2007-2016 and was awarded the Academy of Finland price for social impact of research in 2010 and EASST Freeman Price for the “New production of Users”.
MATIN is funded by Alliance Europa and co-animated by the LEMNA (Nantes University) and CNRS LEST (Aix Marseille University).