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Transdisciplinarity
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1 Summary and Synthesis.- 1.1 Summary.- 1.2 Synthesis.- 2 Introduction.- 2.1 Why a Globalized World Needs Transdisciplinarity.- 2.2 The Discourse of Transdisciplinarity: An Expanding Global Field.- 3 Keynote Addresses.- 3.1 What Kind of Science Does our World Need Today and Tomorrow? A New Contract between Science and Society.- 3.2 From Microscope to Kaleidoscope: Merging Fields of Vision.- 3.3 The Potntial of Transdisciplinarity.- 3.4 The Responsibility of Science and Scientists.- 3.5 Mobilizing the Intellectual Capital of Universities.- 4 Interactive Sessions.- 4.1 The Dialogue Sessions.- 4.2 The Mutual Learning Sessions.- 4.3 The Idea Market.- 5 The Swiss Transdisciplinarity Award.- 5.1 Introduction: Goals and Criteria of the Award.- 5.2 Final Awards.- 5.2.1 Sustainability: A Cross-disciplinary Concept for Social-Ecological Transformations.- 5.2.2 OEkostrom: The Social Construction of Green Electricity Standards in Switzerland.- 5.2.3 The Green Leaves of Life's Golden Tree: The Project "Research in Public".- 5.3 Finalists.- 5.3.1 Evolution Toward Transdisciplinarity in Technology and Resource Management Research: The Case of a Project in Ethiopia.- 5.3.2 On the Search for Ecojumps in Technology: From Future Visions to Technology Programs.- 5.3.3 Cross-disciplinary Knowledge as a Guide to the Study and Management of Complexity: The Case of Product Definition in the Aerospace Industry.- 5.3.4 A Modest Success Story: Linkki 2 Research Program on Energy Conservation Decisions and Behavior.- 5.3.5 Transdisciplinarity in Planning of Sustainable Urban Revitalization.- 5.3.6 The Role of Participatory Technology Assessment in Policy-Making.- 5.3.7 The Potential of a Research-Action-Capacity Building Approach for Effective Management of Urban Environmental Problems.- 6 Outcomes.- 6.1 Reflections on the Interactive Sessions: From Scepticism to Good Practices.- 6.2 Learning about Transdisciplinarity: Where Are We? Where Have We Been? Where Should We Go?.- 6.3 Impacts on Science Management and Science Policy.- 7 Conclusion.- Mainstreaming Transdisciplinarity: A Resarch-Political Campaign.- Appendices.- Appendix A.- Conference Organizers: SPPE, ETHZ/UNS, ABB, Science et Cite, econcept AG and Marketing Service Ltd..- Honorary Board, Conference Board, and Organizing Committee.- Appendix B.- References.- Appendix C.- List of Participants.- Appendix D.- List of Contributors.- Abbreviations and Acronyms.

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