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RESPONSE Symposium 2024

 Save the 5th of December 2024 (2 to 7 pm) and look forward to exciting talks by leading scientists addressing the areas of sustainable food systems, sustainable energy systems and sustainable land use decisions.

Location: ETH Zurich, Audimax

Registration: The registration for the RESPONSE Symposium 2024 is now open: Link to registration

For any additional inquiries or requests for participation, please don't hesitate to contact us directly: Luisa Last

Program to be downloaded (coming soon)

Tentative Program


by Prof. Bruno Studer (ETHZ, PSC Chair)

and Dr. Melanie Paschke (PSC, Co-Exceutive Director)

Thematic Input Talks

Prof. Dr. Tobias Schmidt (ETHZ) - Sustainable Energy Transition

Dr. Lukas Fesenfeld (ETHZ and University of Berne) - Sustainable Food System Transition

Prof. Dr. Julie Zähringer (University of Berne and Centre for Development and Environment) - Sustainable Land-use Change

Markus Reubi (Swiss Delegate) or Henrike Beckmann (Deputy Delegate of the Federal Council for the 2030 Agenda, Federal Department of Foreign Affairs FDFA)

Insights to RESPONSE Fellow Projects


by Dr. Luisa Last (RESPONSE Program Officer)

Apéro and Poster Session

Hosting Competence Centers

  • Zurich-Basel Plant Science Center (PSC)

    The PSC is a competence center that links and supports the plant science research community of the University of Zurich, ETH Zurich and the University of Basel. The PSC centrally manages the RESPONSE DP.
  • Energy Science Center (ESC)

    The ESC of ETH Zurich is an interdepartmental competence center that facilitates energy research and teaching activities across research fields and departments.
  • World Food System Center (WFSC)

    The WFSC was established at ETH Zurich based on the belief that the real-world solutions needed to tackle the challenges our food system faces require collaboration from global and local stakeholders across the entire food value chain.

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