May-June 2023: Sustainability Festival, Fair & Open Events

Welcome to over a month of open events, exhibitions, presentations and walks leading up to and out of the Sustainability Festival, Fair and Garden Party May 24!

When: May-June 2023

Where: Uppsala and online

See specific dates and locations below.

May 9-12

BUP Student Conference 2023

The student conference is organized by the The Baltic University Programme’s Coordinating Secretariat at Uppsala University and Kaunas University of Technology.

The Baltic University Programme’s Coordinating Secretariat at Uppsala University and Kaunas University of Technology, proudly present the BUP Student Conference 2023. This year, we are focusing on the topic Sustainable production and consumption: A circular economy perspective.

The conference is free of charge and applications are open for students studying at bachelor and master level at The Baltic University Programme’s participating universities. In total 80 students from BUP participating universities will be selected to take part.

The first full day of the conference is held together with the International Young Researchers Conference hosted by Kaunas University of Technology. This means that the BUP Student Conference will have a focus on the development of young researchers’ competences in connection to sustainable industrial development, sustainable production and sustainable consumption.

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May 11-12

Sustainable mobility Hackathon & Meet UP

The hackaton is organized by the Sustainability InnoCenter in collaboration with others.

Sustainability InnoCenter and its partners is proud to invite you to 2023’s hackathon that has the aim to find solutions on challenges related to Sustainable Mobility, using Nudging and behavioural science as a tool for change . Team up with your friends and create novel ideas with the potential to make a difference! We encourage participants to make full use of your skills and competencies and also take these 2 full days to learn something new that could be implemented in your project. Are a newbie or a seasoned hacker? Do you have a team or not ? No problem at all, we still welcome you with open arms . Create a concept, learn different things and make new friends!

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May 24

Welcome to the CEMUS Sustainability Festival, Fair and Garden Party!

Join us for an exciting celebration of sustainability on May 24! The festival is an annual event that brings together students, staff, and members of the public to explore ideas and take action towards a sustainable future.

This year’s festival is especially important as restart this tradition after the pandemic years. We believe that everyone has a role to play in creating a more just and equitable world, and we’re excited to come together to share our knowledge and ideas.

So come and join us for a day of learning, networking, and fun. We can’t wait to see you there!

Together, let’s make a difference and build a sustainable future for all.


12.00-16.00 Blåsenhus entrance hall & Betty Pettersson lecture hall
Climate and Sustainability Fair – Idea to Action

At the heart of our festival is a climate and sustainability fair that aims to bring together people interested in doing more on climate and sustainability with the organizations where this is made possible, including inspiring, short presentations from featured organizations. You’ll have the opportunity to learn from actors in sustainability, connect with like-minded individuals, and discover working with the most pressing challenges facing the world today.

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16-late Campus Garden
Garden Party

Finally, we’re also hosting a garden party where you can relax, socialize, and enjoy live music, poetry and entertainment from kl. 16, bring your own food and drinks. We’ll be in the the Campus Garden on Villavägen next to Geocentrum.

June 2-4

Welcome to an exhibition where learning, art, and participatory events merge to explore the complex and manifold relationships between gender and climate change.

This exhibition is curated and hosted by Milène Spyckerelle.

When: June 2-4, 2023

Where: Galleri Leoparden, Svartbäcksgatan 20, see map here:

What is the relationship between climate change, the ecological crisis, patriarchal oppression, and gender norms? How can we deeply transform ourselves and our societies, for a more sustainable, emancipated and just world?

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