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Key Facts:
Project start: 1 January 2011
Project end: 31 December 2012
Funding Scheme: European Commission's Seventh Framework Programme
(Coordination and Support Action)
EU Contribution: 1,423,082 €
Grant Agreement Nr: 263962


Coordinator: Collaborating Centre
on Sustainable Consumption and
Production (CSCP)
Project Director: Cheryl Hicks
Project Manager: Nora Brüggemann

EC Scientific Officer: Perla Srour-Gandon

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When? Meeting description & location
May 24 & 25, 2011 The Future of Sustainable Lifestyles Conference; Cologne, Germany:
Launch Conference and Working Group Workshop Series I
For more information see: www.future-lifestyles-entrepreneurship.org
June 27 2011 Workshop on Sustainable Lifestyles in the Energy field;
Brussels, Belgium
September 22 & 23 2011 Working Group Workshop Series II:
Envisioning the potential for new sustainable lifestyles and their enabling factors,
Milano, Italy
For more information see: www.sustainable-lifestyles.eu/about-the-project/news-events/building-visions.html
September 21 2011 Working Group Core Team Meetings;
Milano, Italy
November 10 2011 EU Stakeholder conferenc: Visions and Policy Action; Brussels, Belgium
For more information see: www.sustainable-lifestyles.eu/about-the-project/news-events/visions-and-action-conference.html
November 23 & 24 2011 Workshop Series III:
Future scenarios and back-casting stakeholder workshop,
Helsinki, Finland
For more information see: www.sustainable-lifestyles.eu/about-the-project/news-events/counting-backwards.html
January-February 2012 4 face-to-face and 1 virtual People’s forum meetings. For more information see: www.sustainable-lifestyles.eu/about-the-project/news-events/people_forum_ifuture.html
June 14 & 18 2012 Side events at Rio+20
For more information see: www.sustainable-lifestyles.eu/news/newsdetails/article/spread-at-rio-20-join-our-side-event-on-june-14.html
September 2012 Closing conference; Brussels, Belgium

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Monday 2011-07-11
Win paid travel to Milan! How would you update your lifestyle to live more sustainably?

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Thursday 2011-07-07
The SPREAD launch conference "The future of sustainable lifestyles and entrepreneurship" report now online!

Now is available the report of our SPREAD launch conference. The document provides many notions about sustainable lifestyles and how they can be fostered by sustainable entrepreneurship, policy and vi[more]

Monday 2011-05-30
"The Future of Low-Energy Lifestyles" Workshop coming soon

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Are you based in Brussels and interested in lifestyles and energy issues? Then register now for our upcoming event "The Future of Low-Energy Lifestyles", taking place on 27 June 2011 in the European P[more]

Monday 2011-04-18
Launch Conference Agenda: Preliminary draft now available

SPREAD online community

The agenda for the launch conference of the SPREAD Sustainable Lifestyles 2050 project is now available. This “un”-conference “The Future of Sustainable Lifestyles and Entrepreneurship” in Cologne (Hü[more]

Monday 2011-04-18
Launch Conference: Final agenda now available

SPREAD online community

We proudly present the final agenda for the SPREAD launch conference entitled “The Future of Sustainable Lifestyles and Entrepreneurship”, which is now available. The conference will take place in Hür[more]