Call for Contributions – ICTA-UAB International Conference on Low-Carbon Lifestyle Changes (Barcelona, 6-8 May 2020)

The ICTA-UAB International Conference 2020 on Low-Carbon Lifestyle Changes will explore the role of changing lifestyles in climate change mitigation. We invite contributions that investigate the drivers and impacts of different lifestyles as well as how low-carbon lifestyles can be promoted through public policy. The conference will take place in Barcelona on May 6-8 2020. It will feature three keynote speeches from Angela Druckman, Lorraine Whitmarsh, and Céline Guivarch, as well as a public debate in Barcelona on May 7.

We encourage contributions from any field of knowledge that addresses the topic of lifestyle changes along one of the three conference themes (Drivers, Impacts, and Policies). Interested participants should submit a 250-word abstract by January 15th 2020 via Participants will be notified of acceptance on February 15th 2020. Contributions can be presented orally or as a poster. Remote participation is also possible. Outstanding papers presented at the conference will be considered for publication in a special issue on lifestyle changes.

Registration will be open from February 15th to March 10th 2020 via The standard attendance fee for the three-day conference is 100 €. A discount in the fee will be available to those who have limited financial means and those who will travel to the conference without taking a plane. For remote participation there will be no conference fee.

Key dates (2020): 
Jan 15: 
Deadline for submitting abstracts 
Feb 15:
 Communication of acceptance 
Feb 15 – Mar 10: 
Registration period 
May 6 – 8: 
Conference at ICTA-UAB

For more information, please download the call for contributions via this link and visit our website For any questions or feedback, feel free to write to

Warm regards,

The Organizing Committee

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