Friday, December 3, 2021 – in presence – UNIBZ Aula Magna D0.01

(There will be simultaneous DEU <–> ITA translation available for this event)

08.00 pm

Address of Welcome

  • Paolo Lugli (Rector, unibz)
  • Marjaana Gunkel (Dean, Faculty of Economics and Management, unibz)


  • Ivo De Gennaro (Faculty of Economics and Management, unibz)
  • Ralf Lüfter (Faculty of Economics and Management, unibz)

08.30 pm

Kick-Off Speech

  • Franz Josef Radermacher (Prof. em., University of Ulm, Club of Rome): Zukunftsfähigkeit und wirtschaftliches Wachstum – Umgang mit großen Herausforderungen

08.45 pm

Round Table

  • Arno Kompatscher (Governor of Southtyrol)
  • Heiner Oberrauch (President of Unternehmerverband/Assoimpreditori Southtyrol)
  • Franz Josef Radermacher (University of Ulm, Club of Rome)

Statements – Enlarged Round Table

  • Cristiana Collu (Director, Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea)
  • Daniela Niederstätter (Niederstätter AG)

Saturday, December 4, 2021 – online via TEAMS – (in English)

08.45 am


  • Ivo De Gennaro (unibz) & Ralf Lüfter (unibz)


  • Benedetta Giovanola (University of Macerata): Where economics meets ethics: sustainability, human development, social justic –> Abstract

09.30 am

  • Ester Barinaga (Lund University): Local complementary currencies for a sustainable and inclusive future –> Abstract

10.00 – 10.15 am

Questions & Answers (Robert Simon)

10.30 am

  • Simone D’Alessandro (University of Pisa): Alternatives to green growth in today’s spaceship earth –> Abstract

11.00 am

  • Matthias Schmelzer (Friedrich Schiller University Jena): The making of the growth paradigm – and its future after Covid-19 –> Abstract

11.30 – 11.45 am

Questions & Answers (Alexander Moradi)

12.00 pm

  • Carlos Hoevel (Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina), Is this an entropic crisis? And if it were, how can we get out of it? –> Abstract

12.30 – 12.55 pm

Final discussion (Ralf Lüfter)

12.55 pm


Limited space available. Please register – deadline 3 December (2 pm) – here.