The Initiative Growth in Transition was launched in 2008 by the Environmental Ministry. It is organised as an interinstitutional stakeholder network and brings together transformation activists and decision makers from politics, public administration, research institutes, enterprises, NGOs, universities, Austrian and European interest groups, business and civil society. This year, the Initiative Growth in Transition is organising its fourth international conference, entitled "Europe’s Transformation: Where People Matter", on 14 – 15 November 2018 at the Austria Center Vienna. During the two-day event, plenary and parallel sessions will feature speakers from politics, science, civil-society and the private sector. Beate Littig will be participating as a speaker in a session about socio-ecological transformations in research and politics and as a moderator in a session about the sustainable development goals as a compass for transformation. IHS is featured as a partner for this years conference. Registration for the event is available online.