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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • You used the abstract submission template
  • Your abstract does not exceed 400 words.
  • Your submission file is in Microsoft Word, OpenOffice, or RTF document file format.
  • Your text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • Your submission includes a biography of the presenting author (100-150 words).

Author Guidelines

We invite all Ph.D. students and ECRs working on sustainability transitions to submit a 400-word abstract (please use our template provided in the submission tool), for a 15-minute presentation followed by a 10-minute discussion. Please include a 100-150 word biography of the presenting author. Please also provide five strong keywords that determine the area of research.

We accept submissions over a wide range of theoretical and empirical topics in the transitions field in a classical NEST-conference fashion. This includes, but is not limited to, understanding transitions; power, agency, and politics; governing transitions; civil society, culture, and social movements; businesses and industries; transitions in practice and everyday life; geography of transitions; ethical aspects; and methodologies.

The new deadline for abstract submission is February 15, 2023. You will receive our notification of acceptance in March 2023.

Please use the abstract submission template provided HERE

We look forward to receiving your abstract!

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